Author Archive: Lagene

(2020 c084) Stenciled Glass Bead Gel

The background started with a piece of watercolor paper that I used to “Mop Up” leftover inks on my media mat after sponging on other cards.  I mixed Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder) with Golden Glass Bead Gel on my craft mat, then applied to the Hero Arts SA051 Floral Fillagree Stencil Pair  (this …

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(2020 c083) Color On Colored Paper

I chose a light green cardstock for my card background.  Stamped the Strong and Beautiful by Power Poppy with Versamark Ink, then heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder .   I then painted with Artist’s Loft Pearlescent watercolors found at Michaels .   I stamped and heat embossed the 2 sentiments and added pale green …

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(2020 c082) New Years Cheers Shaker

Shaker card created with RETIRED DIES My Favorite Things Magical Mandala & CHEERS word die.  The beads inside are dark blue beads and the photo doesn’t show them well.  See enlarged photo below. Challenges Entered: MyFavoriteThings: 2020 Card Design Superstar –Innovative Master (Shaker) SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) No Stamps Allowed DieCutDivas: All Kinds of Holidays

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(2020 c81) Not Feline Well?

Again I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Scene Changing Cards video to make this fun Clean and Simple Window card.  Stamps & Dies used:  Sadly this CUTE stamp set called Smitten Kitten appears to be discontinued at  Sugar Pea Designs, I colored with Copics.  The front of card has Doctor Cat, Sentiment and the sleeping cat bed …

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(2020 c80) MFT Christmas Window

  I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Scene Changing Cards video to make this fun Clean and Simple Window card. Stamps & Dies used: My Favorite Things: BB Happy Pawlidays . The front of card has Santa Puppy, Sentiment and a tree window. Open up the card and see the stamped tree and the sock …

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(2020 079) Tim Holtz Camera Bug Birthday

Stamped sentiment with Sizzix / Tim Holtz Celebrate .  The camera was from  the limited edition of  the Simon Says Stamp & Tim Holtz Stampers Anonnymous  —“Stamptember 2015” set.  Really going retro here for my retro birthday family members celebrations (October is a big month for my guys…shhhh girls if you see this don’t tell …

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(2020 c078) Tim Holtz Birthday Party Hat

Lots of October guy birthdays coming up!  Stamped  Sizzix / Tim Holtz Celebrate Party Hat and the sentiment.  Background die is Spellbinders Cascading Dots Background die ( it is discontinued but they have many other dies). Challenges Entered: MyFavoriteThings:  Sketch #505 SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) Stamp It WordArtWednesday:  Chal. #454 – 455 Anything Goes  

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(2020 c077) Hello Bluebird

I taped off the fold edge of the white cardbase and then blended background using Blueprint Sketch, Ripe Persimmon and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger.   I used my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes.   The dark gray frame was cut with Gina Marie Designs Portrait Tree Scape background die.  The bluebird was stamped with Distress …

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(2020 c076) Banner Birthday

I created a white card base and taped off at the fold line and created the blended background using Ripe Persimmon and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger.   I used my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes.   I used Kat Scrappiness Star Fusion to cover the front.  Lawn Fawn Happy Birthday Boarder Die and the banner was …

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(2020 c75) Birthday Rose

Background die:  Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die Sentiment:  Little B – Handwritten Expressions Die Set Flowers:  I used my Misti Stamping Tool   and Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger to stamp Build A Flower: Rose by Altenew Stamps and cut out with matching dies. Challenges Entered: KatScrappiness: Birthday WordArtWednesday:  Chal. #452-453 – Anything Goes MyFavoriteThings: Color …

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