Author Archive: Lagene

(2022 c005) Hero Arts Desert Window card

The window and desert scene was cut with Desert Sunset DI501 by Hero Arts. The cayote and sentiment were stamped with Cowboy Adventure CM-268 by Hero arts. The sky was ink blended using  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. On the inside I stamped a few silhouette images from Cowboy Adventure CM-268 by Hero arts. The …

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(2022 c004) Window Edge Card

I followed the Window Edge Card TECHNIQUE seen at Jennifer McGuire’s video Window Edge Card Designs. For the b (Jennifer inspires me to also add a little bling now & then so I went for the sequins.) The flower was stamped with Sugar Pea Designs Pretty Peonies and colored with Copics. The frame was cut …

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(2022 c003) Tri Fold, Birthday Carnations

I used a discontinued floral set from Papertrey Ink called Carnations 2010 so I linked to their current floral sets. I stamped with Versamark Watermark Ink and heat embossed with Black  Ranger Embossing Powder and cut out with coordinating dies then sponged contrasting color with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. I also used an old discontinued Sizzix set called …

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(2022 c002) Gina K Designs DIY Bluebonnet Background

I stamped Stately Flowers 01 @ Gina K Designs with Versamark Watermark Ink and heat embossed with Silver  Ranger Embossing Powder. Then I used my Taylored Expressions Blending Brushes to apply the NEW Villainous Potion and Blueprint Sketch Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. I stamped & heat embossed the sentiment from the same stampset onto …

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(2022 c0001) Snarky Birthday

Inside sentiment was typed and printed on cardstock then cut out using Crafters Essentials by Kat Scrappiness . I love Tim Holtz – Cling Mounted Rubber Stamp Set – Snarky Cat. I created the window using Crafters Essentials by Kat Scrappiness . The bubble sentiment was stamped using Sassy Birthday 4×6 by The Rabbit Hole …

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(2021 c053) Snowy Christmas Gel Print

More Gel Print Backgrounds for this year’s Snowy Christmas cards. I loved making the backgrounds with acrylic paints using the Gel Press 5×7 from Hobby Lobby  I used a stencil I made with DI532 Snowflake Edge Fancy Die by HERO ARTS (This is a discontinued die). The sentiment was cut using Merry Christmas w/ Shadow Die by …

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(2021 c052) Poppy Stamps Christmas Cardinal Easel Card

I used Poppy Stamps – 2396 Birdhouse Pop Up Easel Set to create the birdhouse. The plaid designer paper was inked on the flat side of the board house die and heat embossed with gold. I followed Jennifer Mcguire’s video called Die Impression Backgrounds. The sentiments were stamped on black cardstock & heat embossed with white.  The stamp …

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(2021 c051) Thankful for You Shaker

Today’s Shaker card was made with Slimline Foliage Frame Die by Kat Scrappiness. The sentiment was cut with Thankful For You Brush Script Word & Sentiment Die by Kat Scrappiness. The background deserves a shoutout to Tracy Weinzapfel Studios for the inspiration and her technique for making the plastic wrap watercolor background.  Challenges Entered: Kat Scrappiness: November Challenge …

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(2021 c050) Kat Scrappiness Butterfly Shaker

I love Shakers and I love my new Butterfly Backdrop Die by Kat Scrappiness. A shoutout to Tracy Weinzapfel Studios for the inspiration and her technique for making the plastic wrap watercolor background. I had a green background and one in blues and purples that I cut out with the Butterfly Backdrop Die. I inset the blue …

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(2021 c049) Kat Scrappiness Fall Woods

A shoutout to Tracy Weinzapfel Studios for the inspiration and her technique for making the plastic wrap watercolor background. She has a free demo almost every Wednesday evening on her Facebook page as well as a private subscription group where I learned this particular technique. You can go to the link above and she will …

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