Author Archive: memalagene

(2018 c88) Grateful Succulent

Remember it is #WorldWatercolorMonth  On watercolor paper I impressed the Neat and Tangled  Succulent Cover Plate Die  and then watercolored it with Distress Inks by Ranger  Squeezed Lemonade, Abandoned Coral and Frayed Burlap.  I used the Misti Stamping Tool  to stamp the sentiment using the Neat & Tangled – Oak Leaf with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with black Ranger Embossing Powder .  I cut the designer paper with the frame …

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(2018 c87) Birthday, Deer Scene

For the first layer of stamping I used Pastoral 40-420 by Penny Black and tapped Forest Moss, Peeled Paint and Bundled Sage  Distress Inks by Ranger and stamped using my Misti .  The next layer I stamped using  Nature’s Friends by Penny Black.  I stamped the tall wispy vegetation with the bird with Forest Moss Distress Inks by Ranger and heat embossed with clear Ranger Embossing Powder .   From the same stampset I finally stamped the …

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(2018 c86) Biking Birthday

Stamp and Die Set used: Sizzix /Hero Arts Bicycle 657782 The background was made by stamping the tiny bicycles across the top (they kind of resemble clouds or dreaming of bikes or of the song Ghost Riders in the Sky sung by Johnny Cash – even though these are bicycles instead of cows/ ha ha) with  Distress Oxide …

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(2018 c85) Hydrangea Shaker, #WorldWatercolorMonth

  The background was watercolored with Distress Inks by Ranger:  Blueprint Sketch, Wilted Violet and Broken China.  The 4 “floating” flower petals were also watercolored with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger: Wilted Violet & Shaded Lilac.  I first stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with gold EPJ37408 Ranger Embossing Powder ,  I stamped with Mondo Hydrangea from Essentials by Ellen Hutson .  I also stamped the big hydrangea onto a heat …

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(2018 c84) Hydrangea #WorldWatercolor Month

The image is from Mondo Hydrangea from Essentials by Ellen Hutson .  I used the Misti Stamping Tool for stamping multiple times in order to get good impressions since I used watercolor paper with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with gold WOW Embossing Powder .   I watercolored the flowers, leaf and background with Distress Inks by Ranger:  Blueprint Sketch, Wilted Violet, Seedless Preserves, Salty Ocean and Broken China.  I …

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(2018 c83) Complementary Colors

  I apologize for the picture, my camera does funny things with this yellow & purple combination. In real life the purple is deeper and the yellow is more vibrant.  Simon Says Stamp Cling Rubber Stamp – Center Cut Star SSS101848 Fluttering By was used with the Misti Stamping Tool for stamping multiple times in order to get good …

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(2018 c82) Symmetry #WorldWatercolorMonth

Stamp set if from Neat & Tangled –  Fractal Cloud Stamp Set.   I used the Misti Stamping Tool for stamping multiple times in order to get good impressions since I used watercolor paper with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with clear WOW Embossing Powder .   I painted using Distress Inks by Ranger:  Blueprint Sketch, Wilted Violet and Broken China. I also want to give a shout out for a Compassionate …

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(2018 c81) Repetition Watercolor

I stamped the three oak leaves from Neat & Tangled – Fractal Leaf with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with clear WOW Embossing Powder on lightweight watercolor paper.  I used the Misti Stamping Tool for stamping multiple times in order to get good imprssions.  Then I painted inside the raised veins with Distress Inks by Ranger Peeled Paint and Twisted Citron.  The sentiment from Neat & Tangled – Hello There was stamped on …

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(2018 c80) Primary Colors

For my Primary Colors card I used My Favorite Things LJD-62 Geometric Greenery.  I  used my Tim Holtz Tonic Craft Stamp Platform 1707E to do repeat stamping 4 times with the 2 leaf stamps.  Then I “painted with Distress Inks by Ranger  Squeezed Lemonade & Candied Apple.  The background was done with Tumbled Glass and Faded Jeans. The sentiment is from the same …

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(2018 c79) Daisy #WorldWatercolor Month

Since I am not a watercolor artist, I started my “painting” by stamping the daisy with Fossilized Amber Distress Inks by Ranger .  Then I stamped the bee with Hero Arts Intense Black Ink (which is waterproof after heat setting).  Both stamps are from Hero Arts – Daisy and Bugs Stamp and Cut DC219. I painted the flower with Distress Inks by Ranger  Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Wild Honey, Shabby …

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