Author Archive: Lagene

(2020 c063) My Classic Guy

My sweetheart is a CLASSIC! I used 3 printed cardstocks for this card and stamped and heat embossed the image from Mark’s Finest Papers a company that no longer exists, sorry.  The sentiment was stamped on vellum. See inside in photo below. Challenges Entered: MyFavoriteThings:  MFT Sketch #494 KatScrappiness:  All About The Boys

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(2020 c062) Mixed Media Flamingo

I am having a blast learning to play with mixed media and so many other techniques over at Jennifer Chamberlain’s Facebook page called The Maker Beehive.  She had a video tutorial showing how to collagethe whole scene  with printed papers.  I added the waves with Signo Uni Ball White pen  & Regular black Ball Point Pen …

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(2020 c61) Coffee Dyed Paper Journal

There is sooooo much more to this Journal, but here is a taste of what is to come. I created most of the signature pages by COFFEE DYING cardstock and designer papers and drying in the oven that explains the darker lines (on the printed side of designer paper these lines were lighter, weird) which …

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(2020 c060) Tim Holtz Encouragement

I’m enjoying watching Tim Holtz’s videos on techniques, today I used Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger , Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits 660220 Mixed Media Die. , Sizzix Tim Holtz Geo Insects 664180, Versamark Ink ,  Versamark Ink,  for the bee I used Antique Linen, Rusty Hinge & Weathered Wood Tim Holtz Distress Micro Glaze TDA46967,  and …

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(2020 c059) Mixed Media Faith Journal

Photo below:  Back & front of cover after adding grosgrain ribbon and stitching inside pages to spine, I added beads to the tail of the heavy thread. I made this 4 x 4.5 inch little Faith Journal cover following the video on April 28 on Gel Plate Jennifer Chamberlain on her Facebook site:  The Maker …

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(2020 c058) Happy Daisys

Encouraging HAPPY wishes! Background stamped with Hero Arts CG799 Circle Pattern Bold Prints, Flowers stamped with Hero Arts – Daisy and Bugs Stamp and Cut DC219 and water colored with Distress Inks by Ranger .  Sentiments stamped using Versamark Ink & heat embossed with Black Embossing Powder by Ranger  on vellum flags. Used Hero Arts DC239 Wishes Stamp …

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(2020 c057) Tim Holtz Flower Tag

I’ve been enjoying watching Tim Holtz’s Facebook Live Demos!!!  #timholtzdemos,  #timholtz . I had fun playing with Tim’s techniques of using Distress Inks by Ranger and then adding Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger   on top or my big TAG.  I also used Distress Inks to color the Sizzix  Tim Holtz Wildflowers 2 Thinlits Die TH661808.   The …

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(2020 c056) Mama’s Day

Another MAMA’s Day card for one of my sweet daughter-in-laws! I used the negative from yesterday’s card post for this MAMA.  I used Baha Blue, Blue Violet, Passion Purple & Pearl Pinata Alcohol Ink on Brea Reese Waterproof Sheets to make the background.  The sentiments on the inside are from Studio G.  See below: The black …

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(2020 c055) Alcohol Ink Mom’s Day

I used Baha Blue, Blue Violet, Passion Purple & Pearl Pinata Alcohol Ink on Brea Reese Waterproof Sheets to make the background.  The sentiment from Studio G was stamped with Versamark Ink  & Silver Ranger Embossing Powder  onto the heart pattern vellum. As I promised in the previous post seen HERE:  I used the 2 left …

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(2020 c054) Alcohol Ink Flower

This big  Mother’s Day card is for one of my lovely daughter-in-laws.  I created the background for the flower with Yupo “Medium” Paper by Legion from Hobby Lobby and Black, Pearl & Pink Pinata Alcohol Ink.  After drying, the heavier inked areas were still sticky due to the Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Blending Solution so …

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