Author Archive: memalagene

(2017 c29) Penny Black, Brusho

I used Powdered Pigments called Brusho Crystal Colorsfor the background. The scene was stamped & heat embossed with black EP. Stamps from Penny Black used: Nature’s Friends. I used my Misti stamping tool (I love it) Challenges Entered: CardChallenges(MFT):  MFT Color Challenge #66 SimonSaysStamp:  Work It Wednesday HappyLittleStamper:  April Watercolor, Twist Rainbow TheArtisticStamper:  Backgrounds

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(2017 c28) Rainbows and Oxide Distress Inks

There will be a more detailed post later showing how this background was made as a Third Generation Stencil Coloring Technique. Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp:  Make A Rainbow MojoMonday: #491 Card Sketch WordArtWed: Ch #276 – 277 Anything Goes SugarPeaDesigns:  ch, Twist Mix it Up Ch #30 HappyLittleStamper:  April Watercolor, Twist Rainbow

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(2017 c27) Designs by Ryn, Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn, Oxide Distress

The focal hummingbird from Designs by Ryn called Flying Hummingbird 1 & it was heat embossed in gold.  I colored with  Niji Pearlescent Watercolors (I love the shimmer which gives just a hint of the real birds iridescent beauty). It was popped up with foam squares. The background image Textured Impressions 657772 by Sizzix/Hero Arts was …

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(2017 c26) Neat N Tangled, Vellum Window

Today I made a Stamped, Heat Embossed & Water Colored Vellum “Window” card. As you can see in pictures on the right I made the inside by brushing the Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger  with a Guilding Brush by Martha Stewart. to create an ombre rainbow effect. Next I sponged Peeled Paint with ColorBox Art Screen …

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(2017 c25) Essentials by Ellen, Oxide Distress Part 2

Today’s card uses the actual Die cut flowers  from yesterday’s background piece. To see all the details on how I colored see yesterday’s post HERE. Supplies used:  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger:  Peeled Paint, Broken China, Wilted Violet & regular Distress Ink Blueprint Sketch.  DCWV 6×6:  The Foiled Cardstock MS-019-00003 with Positive Word by Julie …

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(2017 c24) Essentials by Ellen, Oxide Distress

More fun with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger:  Peeled Paint, Broken China, Wilted Violet & regular Distress Ink Blueprint Sketch. As you can see to the right, First I impressed the dies from Essentials by Ellen called: Wild Garden by Julie Ebersole EEDIEJ=019-15 into my watercolor paper by using a silicone mat with my Sizzix …

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(2017 c23) Rock Salt Rejoice

Rejoice, Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed! I prepped a piece of discarded corrugated cardboard by gluing designer paper over it. Then I put a thinned coat of white gesso over it and sponged the edges & streaks across the surface with Tim Holtz products:  Distress Paint Faded Jeans & Broken China.   I stamped …

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(2017 c22) Tags, Flowers & Button

To honor my ancestors, my tag started by covering my base with burlap then layering Tim Holtz ephemera pieces and a printed picture of my grandparents who passed before I was born. I made the flower by cutting out and coloring with paints and cecopaging on the tag and accenting with a button. The dragonfly …

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(2017 c21) Paper Smooches, Oxide Distress

First I Impressed the Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches into my watercolor paper using a silicone pad. As you can see on the right the I spritzed with water and the impressions showed me where to apply the Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger: Peeled Paint & Wilted Violet. I also added regular Distress Ink Blueprint Sketch …

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(2017 c20) Neat & Tangled, Oxide Distress

Rainbow background was made with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger:Fired Brick, Worn Lipstick, Spiced Marmelade, Fossilized Amber, Peeled Paint, Broken China, Faded Blue Jeans & Wilted Violet. Stamps and dies from Neat & Tangled called Fractal Clouds Die  & Fractal Cloud Stamp Set. Challenges Entered: LittleTangles: Chal.#78 – Rainbow (Use Neat & Tangled Products ) …

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