Author Archive: memalagene

(2019 c44) Balloon/Star Gazing Pets

The night sky was stamped the stars from Star Turnabout Bundle from Concord and 9th.. with Versamark Ink  and then heat embossed with Stampendous Kaleidoscope EP030 Embossing Powder  (Since this was my first time to use this set I double stamped a little off-set on one of the rotations oops)  I then sponged Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger  for the …

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(2019 c43) My Friend Flipper

Slider slot cut with  Lawn Fawn Slide on Over Lawn Cuts Dies LF1202.  See how MY FRIEND FLIPPER flips & flips across the inside of the bottle in photos below: The background for the Jar was first stamped with Fintastic Friends by Lawn Fawn & colored with Copics, then I topped them with Versamark Embossing Pen then heat embossed with clear Ranger Embossing Powder , so …

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(2019 c42) Coffee Loving Happiness

First I  colored Yupo Paper  with Ranger Alcohol Inks , then I cut out Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches .  The coffee cup was stamped with Hot Concoctions by Paper Smooches and the sentiment was stamped with Simply Said by Paper Smooches. I love making generic cards on the outside so I can put the appropriate sentiment on the inside.  As you can …

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(2019 c41) Thanks, Tim Holtz,Frantic Stamper, Pink & Main

Background gray paper was embossed with Tim Holtz Mechanics 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder 662715 and lightly highlighted with Hickory Smoke  Distress Inks by Ranger  .   The fan was stamped with THMB011 Tim Holtz Mini Blueprints Strip Vintage Cling Rubber Stamps .  The light bulbs were die cut with Frantic Stamper Precision Die – Antique Light Bulbs.     On the inside the light bulb …

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(2019 c40) You’re The Bee’s Knees

Stamps used:  Hero Arts Color Layering Swallowtail CM225  and  Hero Arts – Daisy and Bugs Stamp and Cut DC219. Other Inks & supplies:  Distress Inks by Ranger ,  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger ,  Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Black  Ranger Embossing Powder . Challenges Entered: ABlogNamedHero:  Clean & Simple SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) Anything Goes WordArtWednesday:  Ch. #384 – #385 Anything Goes MyFavoriteThings:  MFTWSC434 – Sketch Frilly&Funky:  Spring is in Full …

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(2019 c39) Pink Happy Birthday Drink

Stamps used: Caffeine Addict from Sugar Pea Designs  I stamped with Hero Arts Intense Black Ink   The sentiment was cut with Lawn Fawn Happy Birthday Boarder Die and I used the negative for this banner. I sponged the cup with Spun Sugar Distress Inks by Ranger . Challenges Entered: SugarPeaDesigns:  SPDMIX#54 – Fresh Inspiration (I chose the sketch) Katscrappiness:  April  – Pastels SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) Anything Goes ScrapyLand:  Chal #112  – …

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(2019 c38) Spring Flowers

For this Spring Pastels card I lightly inked the card base with Twisted Citron, Spun Sugar and Salty Ocean Distress Inks by Ranger .   I die cut Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches  twice from white cardstock and glued together.  Then I sponged on Abandoned Coral and Twisted Citron Distress Inks by Ranger .  I stamped the sentiment using 2 stamp sets:  Alphadot by Paper Smooches and a …

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(2019 c37) Altenew Sympathy

Stamp set used: Altenew In My Thoughts  Die Used:  Tim Holtz Stitched Ovals Thinlits Die 661188 Embellishment:  3 black crystals from my stash First I stamped this wonderful tree with Distress Inks by Ranger and heat embossed with clear Ranger Embossing Powder for each layer of stamping so that I could sponge the background over the stamped image.   I created my own rays …

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(2019 c36) Altenew Sweetest Peas, Pink & Main Sentiment

Stamps used:  Altenew Sweetest Peas.   Sentiment Die:  Pink & Main Happy Birthday PNM200 I stamped the sweet peas with Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Black  Ranger Embossing Powder . Then I watercolored them with cheap Crayola watercolors. Then created the loose watercolored background with  Peacock Feathers Distress Inks by Ranger  .   Challenges Entered: Altenew:  April Inspiration Challenge SimonSaysStamp:  Beautiful Blooms TheCatsPajamas:  April TCP Tues. #356 – SPRING …

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(2019 c35) Lawn Fawn, Dining at the Carrot Farm

Well, wasn’t this FUN!!!  I created this totally with white card stock.  Step one, I “impressed” the plowed furrows in the field by using Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Boarders , then I made a mask with cardstock with the same die so I could sponge Distress Inks by Ranger  to create the grass, dirt and sky.  Before sponging though I colored …

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