Author Archive: memalagene

(2018 c69) Birthday Shaker

I pulled out one of my older stamps: Hero Arts CG140 Poppy Background.  I inked the stamp by swiping Distress Inks by Ranger.  The shaker window was cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits 660220 Mixed Media Die. Look closely & you can see that I inserted gold vellum in 5 of the honeycomb shapes.  I used fun foam to back the watercolor paper with the die shape cut …

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(2018 c68) Poppy Birthday Shaker

Another shaker card, I sure love shakers!  I stamped the poppy flowers  from Stately Flowers 1 by Melanie Muenchinger found at GinaK Designs with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Black WOW Embossing Powder on water color paper.  Then I painted the sky & flowers  with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist Polka Dot Pink Chalkboard,Cranberry Zing (discontinued),  Saphire. The gras was painted with Kiwi Perfect Pearls Mist  with Twisted Citron Distress Inks by Ranger . The …

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(2018 c67) Spring Birthday Shaker

I stamped the poppy flower from Stately Flowers 1 by Melanie Muenchinger found at GinaK Designs with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Black WOW Embossing Powder on water color paper.  Then I painted with Distress Inks by Ranger.  I cut the upper right corner with Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits 660220 Mixed Media Die.  Next I masked the poppy and wet the background with water and sprinkled Ultramarine Blue Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment …

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(2018 c66) Mother’s Day Watercolors

3 more cards for this project:   My best CRAFTING BUDDY had this idea for us to make Mother’s Day cards and take to one of our local Nursing Homes since some of the residents may not receive any cards for Mother’s Day.  This is my 2nd set for her project.  We will also be making …

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(2018 c65) Mother’s Day Watercolors

2 more cards for this project: My best CRAFTING BUDDY had this idea for us to make Mother’s Day cards and take to one of our local Nursing Homes since some of the residents may not receive any cards for Mother’s Day.  This is my 2nd set for her project.  We will also be making Father’s …

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(2018 c64) Mother’s Day cards for Nursing Home

    My best CRAFTING BUDDY had this idea for us to make Mother’s Day cards and take to one of our local Nursing Homes since some of the residents may not receive any cards for Mother’s Day.  These are my first set for her project.  We will also be making Father’s Day cards for …

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(2018 c63) Thinking of You

I created the border by cutting Tim Holtz Sizzix Mixed Media 2 Die 661185 two times on the top edge it was cut from outside of cardstock and the bottom one was cut from the inside of the cardstock.  Then I fussy cut the outside edge and  backed it with cardstock that was colored with Distress Oxide Inks by …

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(2018 c62) Happy Birthday Balloons

I had so much fun making this card! Using older stamps which are probably no longer available: Birthday from Close To My Heart Cricut Artiste Collection  and a super old tiny wood mounted Confetti by Stampin Up stamped  with Distress Inks by Ranger Challenges Entered: ModSquad:  Happy Birthday – include a Balloon  

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(2018 c61) Mother’s Day Columbine

I die cut the Die-Namics Pierced Oval by My Favorite Things from white cardstock and stamped the columbine flower from Stately Flowers 1 by Melanie Muenchinger found at GinaK Designs with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Black WOW Embossing Powder.  I then painted with Artist’s Loft Fundamentals Pearlescent Watercolor Pan Set From Michaels.  Then sponged Blueprint Sketch  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger.  The background was made by spritzing my craft mat …

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(2018 c60) Jewel Tone Flowers

Background: Violet,Merlot, Fushia Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder) Spellbinders Decorative Labels 27  was colored with layered Wilted Violet Distress Inks by Ranger & Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger  the I sprinkled water & blotted. Stamps used: Hero Arts Hello Flowers  and Mom + Me  by Lawn Fawn.  For the sentiment I snipped the Happy from diecut from Happy Birthday Boarder by Lawn Fawn. Last I added jewel centers for the …

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