Author Archive: memalagene

(2017 c77) Ornament card, Frantic Stamper, Sizzix

For Today’s Ornament card I used the Poinsettia Bubble Ornament from Frantic Stamper.  This is the negative portion that was left over from the frame of the card posted yesterday.  As you can see in the picture on the right I used Jennifer Mcguire’s method of  securing tiny bits with Press N Seal (her husband invented it)  in …

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(2017 c76) Frantic Stamper, Sizzix

For Today’s Ornament card I used The Poinsettia Bubble Ornment from Frantic Stamper.  For the inset I followed Kia Gibson’s tutorial on Pretty Pink Posh  I love her technique of coloring tissue paper with powdered pigments. I used Color Burst by Ken Oliver, I sprinkled on my craft mat ad spritzed with water and blotted up the color & dried repeatedly, Then scrunched it up in …

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(2017 c75) Impression Obsession, Sizzix & X-Cuts Dies for Tags

Today’s Tags were made with dies: Merry & Bright from X-Cuts, Open trees from Sizzix called Woodlands 660978 and Impression Obsession dies called Fir Trees DIE084-V. All were cut out from watercolor paper that had been colored with Colorburst by Ken Oliver. The words were cut from Shimmerz Stack with Merry & Bright by X-Cuts. …

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(2017 c74) Christmas snowflake Tag

For Today’s tag I got my inspiration from Mandy Stacey’s snowflake tag  seen on this post. As you can see on the picture on the right I started by coloring paper with Distress Inks by Ranger: Salty Ocean, Picked Raspberry, Faded Jeans and Seedless Preserves.  I spattered water on background and re-applied inks several times to achieve the final …

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(2017 c73) Ellen Hutson, Altenew & Simon Says Stamp

Today’s shaker is just that, not a card, not a tag, just a shaker. As you can see on the right I started by stamping on watercolor paper with the veggies from Thankful by Ellen Hutson.  I inked the stamps in my misti with Versamark Ink then I sprinkled Color Burst by Ken Oliver  and burnished into the stamped …

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(2017 c72) Altenew, Cuttlebug leaf dies, Little B word dies

For the leaves I used Old, very hard to find Cuttlebug Leaves dies to cut out the watercolor paper that had been colored with Orange and Yellow Ochre Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder)    The sentiment was cut with die from Little B called 100591 6 Piece Sentiments Dies       On the inside of card, As you can see …

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(2017 c71) Ellen Hutson, My Favorite Things & Hero Arts

Today’s card was made with Happy Holidays Circle Frame by My Favorite Things. &  Die-Namics Fish Tail dies by My Favorite Things & Lacy Circles by Spellbinders .   I created the Mistletoe (or evergreen boughs, whichever your eye sees)  by stamping with Peeled Paint & heat embossing withclear EP with the leaf stamps from Thankful by Ellen Hutson.  Then I sponged with Distress …

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(2017 c70) Ellen Hutson & My Favorite Things Shaker Card

Today’s shaker card was made with Happy Holidays Circle Frame by My Favorite Things. See closeup on the right. I created the Mistletoe by stamping with Versamark & heat embossing with gold EP with the leaf and cherry stamps from Thankful by Ellen Hutson.  I watercolored with shimmery paint and then attached 3 antique beads to …

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(2017 c69) Penny Black Tag Ornament

I make Christmas Ornaments for my 6 Grandchildren. The second picture shows the front of one and the back of the second one (2 done and 4 more to make). Today’s SHAKER Tag Ornament was stamped and heat embossed onto a heat resistant 3M Transparency Film for High Temperature Laser Copiers On the front side with the sentiment and …

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(2017 c68) Penny Black, Deco Tree

Stamps Used:  Deco Tree by Penny Black and A Festive Season by Penny Black  I colored with Copics and sponged background with Distress Inks by Ranger Challenges Entered: PennyBlack:  Holiday Head Start  (Christmas)

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