Author Archive: memalagene

(2018 c30) My Favorite Things, Olympic Event #2 Winter Theme

My card is supposed to represent a snowy winter night sky.  The gold “snowflake” in the left corner was stamped with  My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background stamped with  Versamark Ink and heat embossed with gold WOW Embossing Powder then I sponged the entire surface with Wilted Violet, Salty Ocean and Faded Jeans Distress Inks by Ranger I love this emboss/resist technque.  I spritzed water on …

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(2018 c29) My Favorite Things Creative Olympics Event #3

Yesterday’s card was a Fall scene and Today’s deer scene is in a Springtime mountain setting (see all the yellow sequin flowers in the shaker card) {Yesterday’s card was a fall scene on a gently rolling terrain}  (1) The sun in the left corner was stamped with My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background stamp with Spiced Marmelade Distress Oxide Inks by …

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(2018 c28) My Favorite Things Creative Olympics, 3 stamp sets used

(1) The sun in the left corner was stamped with My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background stamp with Spiced Marmelade Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger and heat embossed with clear WOW Embossing Powder .  (2) The deer is from My Favorite Things: January 2018 Freebie  stamp set, you can see it on the left. (I received it as a freebie in my order for January)  …

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(2018 c27) My Favorite Things, Faux Letter Press, 3 sets

Background colored with Fuschia Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder),  This was cut out with My Favorite Things Dienamics Inside & Out Diagonal Stitched Rectangle Stax dies.  I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Faux Letterpress Technique to impress the 2 smallest My Favorite Things Dienamics Linked Chain Oval Frames dies into this background.  I used the largest one to cut a frame from a gray …

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(2018 c26) Hearts, X-cuts, Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp dies

I used designer papers from my stash for the background. The boarder is called Dot Scallop Boarder SSSD111658 by Simon Says Stamp.  The Love You hearts are by X-cut XCU 503620 this link is at Docrafts which is a European company, bit I find X-cuts in some of my local stores in the USA. The one on the …

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(2018 c25) Hearts TIm Holtz Embossing Diffuser

Here is another card where I followed Jennifer McGuire’s video showing how to use Sizzix Tim Holtz Embossing Diffusers.   And here is another Crafter, Sara Emily’s post at sarascloset showing the same technique HERE. The picture below shows the embossing folders, Inks & die used.  Before running through the embossing folder with the outside edges diffuser, I swiped the …

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(2018 c24) Hearts, Embossing Diffuser

I followed Jennifer McGuire’s video showing how to use Sizzix Tim Holtz Embossing Diffusers.  First I used the outside portion of the diffuser with the round central shape removed to emboss the discontinued Cuttlebug Divine Swirl embossing folder into white cardstock. Next I put the same paper in the Sizzix Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder and this …

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(2018 c23) Hearts

This background was one of the many experiments I tried after making my own Heart stencil with hearts from Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies  using watercolor paper.  See HERE   I just glued red sequins to the center in the form of a heart.  The LOVE die is from Love Stamp & Cut by Hero Arts. It …

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(2018 c22) Encouragement, Ellen Hutson & Hero Arts

Here’s more fun playing with my homemade hearts background stencil that was cut into watercolor paper. Used Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies .  You can see the beginning process on the previous post HERE.  So on today’s card after creating the side spray of Faber Castell Whipped Spackel  hearts from Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine …

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(2018 c21) Encouragement Ellen Hutson, Hero Arts

Lots more fun playing with my homemade hearts background stencil that was cut into watercolor paper. Used Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heartand  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies .  You can see the beginning process on the previous post HERE.  So on today’s card after creating the side spray of Faber Castell Whipped Spackel  hearts from Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine …

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