Author Archive: memalagene

(2018 c131) Alte New Sympathy Rose

I used my Misti Stamping Tool  to stamp Build A Flower: Rose by Altenew Stamps and dies. Colors used Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger : Shaded Lilac, Wilted Violet, Seedless preserves, Twisted Citron, Peeled Paint.  On a silvery vellum I stamped with Painted  Greetings stamp set by AltENew.  For the silver cardstock background I used embossing folder by Spellbinders M-Bossabilities called Elite  Side B.  I first hit the high points …

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(2018 c130) Sugar Pea Design, Pull-out Bookmark Birthday Card

The background for the card and bookmark was made by adding Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder) to HP Photo Paper . I stamped the sentiment Coffee on tissue paper & heat embossed with black EP.   I then  added it to the bookmark piece with Golden Matte Medium.   I also stamped & heat embossed the Caffeine Addict circles on the background. Stamps …

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(2018 c129) Sugar Pea, Get Well Cats

Sadly this CUTE stamp set called Smitten Kitten appears to be discontinued at Sugar Pea Designs, but they still have the dies (hopefully they are just temporarily out of stock?) I stamped them on white cardstock and colored with Copics.  Then I covered the images with Fine Line Masking Fluid Pen Fine Tip 4449 .  I cut the tops of the kitten’s heads …

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(2018 c128) Lawn Fawn Book Mark

Book mark made with Lawn Fawn Mom and Me stamps and dies. I colored with Copics.  The hills were cut with Lawn Fawn Forrest Boarder .  I took a picture before laminating because I knew it would be hard to photograph, see below. Challenges Entered: LawnFawnatics:  Chal. #36 ( hello fall for me means back to school bookmarks) SimonSaysStamp:  STAMPtember 2018 (9-04) – Use Lawn …

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(2018 c127) Waffle Flower Get Well

Today’s card is created in the monotone purple hues purple family of colors.  Another fun Lacy Flower stamp set from Waffle Flower  card!   I followed Jennifer Mcguire’s Perfect Pearls video tutorial seen HERE.  After stamping the flower with Versamark Ink  onto dark cardstock I applied Ranger Perfect Pearls Powder PPP17714 .  I rounded the corners with my Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper.   The background panel was …

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(2018 c126) Waffle Flower, Monotone Thanks

I had fun making this CAS card.  Using Lacy Flower stamp set from Waffle Flower  I stamped the flower with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Black Ranger Embossing Powder .  Then I colored with Copics.  The background panel was embossed with embossing folder by Spellbinders M-Bossabilitiescalled Elite .   For the sentiment I stamped Lawn Fawn: Big Scripty Words on a light orange colored vellum and cut out …

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(2018 c125) Tim Holtz Stencils & Blueprint Assortment

My card today was inspired by the advertisement for a Vintage Sewing Planner at Hobby Lobby as seen on the right.  On kraft cardstock I sponged Pealed Paint and Fired Brick, Spiced Marmelade & Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger in random spots and heated.   Then sponged  Versamark Ink  through Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Dot Fade and heat embossed with clear  EP.  Then I …

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(2018 c124) Neat & Tangled, Paint on Dark Cardstock Tutorial

Step 1:  I impressed  the Neat and Tangled  Succulent Cover Plate Die  into dark blue textured cardstock by using Sizzix Emboss and Impression Pad .   Step 2:  As you see in the photo on the right, to give “tooth” to the cardstock so that it will accept paint I applied Liquitex Clear Acrylic Gesso.  (I used up the extra in my dish on another …

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(2018 c123) Neat & Tangled, Dark Background Stamped & Bleached

Here’s how I created this card:  On a dark forest green cardstock, using my Misti Stamping Tool  I started by stamping Neat & Tangled Floral Frame NAT406 with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Gold  Ranger Embossing Powder .   Next I “Painted” the leaves and flowers with straight household BLEACH.  The raised embossing really helps to contain the bleach. After all the bleaching was done, I …

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(2018 c122) Ellen Hutson Shaker

One of my new favorite stamping Techniques is Lift stamping on Alcohol Ink backgrounds.  I used Ranger Alcohol Inks on Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Yupo paper.    I followed Jennifer McGuire’s ALCOHOL LIFT INK TECHNIQUES (you can click to see her video).  I stamped the veggies from Thankful by Ellen Hutson on the blue alcohol ink background.  Shaker card was framed with My Favorite Things Dienamics Inside & Out Diagonal Stitched Rectangle Stax dies.  …

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