Category Archives: Spellbinders Die

(2017 c45) Summer Butterfly

Background watercolor paper was colored with blue Color Burst by Ken Oliver , then cut out with Sizzix Thinlits Dies, Mixed Media by Tim Holtz 660220.  Another watercolor paper was colored with orange Color Burst and cut out The Happy Birthday  with Sentiments Three by Spellbinders as well as the butterfly  by Spellbinders called Die D-Lites Outrageous Butterfly S2-069 . Challenges entered: DieCutDivas:  Anything Goes …

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(2017 c44) Dies Only – Spellbinders

  Die Set:  Retired Spellbinders set:   Nestabilities Labels 6, six (Can still be found on Ebay & Amazon) This is the outside of a Dies only an Easter card.  The inside has a stamped sentiment.  As you can see on the inside all the dies on the front were inset so they show on the inside too. Challenges Entered: …

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(2017 c40) Foil it up, Coffee

I Copied my dies on white paper then took them to Kinkos and had them Printed  on the Toner Copier onto black cardstock. Then put them through my heat laminator to “foil”, I cut out with my Nestabilities Labels 14 die, which left a foiled edge on the negative hole. On watercolor paper using my …

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(2017 c39) Poinsettia Christmas Shaker

  Peaceful Poinsettias by Taylored Expressions were stamped with Versamark and Heat embossed with Gold EP.  Then I masked with Art Masking Fluid by Windsor & Newton.  For the background I watered down Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver and spattered several colors. Next I peeled off the masking and colored the flowers with mixtures of the …

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(2017 c14) Ellen Hutson & Paper Smooches

Mixing it up with Ellen Hutson & Paper Smooches. I used Cute Cluster flower die by Paper Smooches to cut the flower out 5 times to get all the “Pieced” elements in different colors. ( I can combine the leftovers to make other flower combos. The dark green base was cut with Spellbinders Labels Eighteen Die.  The sentiment …

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(2017 c11) Bleaching plus coloring #1, Penny Black Stamp

This was a fun experiment with Bleaching an image and then coloring. I used the Misti Stamping Tool to stamp the purple cardstock with straight bleach 3 times. (I just used a paintbrush to cover the stamp image). You can see the wet bleached paper on the right.  I thoroughly dried and then placed in same …

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(2017 c10) Bicycle on Pop Can Pennant

This was a fun experiment! First I cut the pendant with Sizzix Hero Arts Bicycle 657782 set out of a flattened soda pop can.  I stamped the bicycles with the stamps from the set with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with black EP on the inside of the aluminum can. I cut out the stamped aluminum …

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(2017 c3) Love Sparkles & Shines

The heart was cut with Spellbinders Media Mixage Hearts One (This is hard to find but any heart die will do).  I mixed Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment Powder) with Golden Glass Bead Gel on my craft mat, then applied to the heart with a palette knife and let it dry overnight. The LOVE die …

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(2016 c38) Unity & Penny Black

For Today’s card I stamped and heat embossed in gold the butterfly from Unity Stamps:  Kit of the Month June 2014 In Love With Love For the background I colored with Tim Holtz Distress Inks mixed with water. After totally dry I stamped with Penny Black stamp sets:  Sprigs and Nature’s Friends for the greenery …

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(2016 c35) Designs by Ryn on Kraft

First I colored watercolor papers with several different color combinations of Color Burst by Ken Oliver  Then I stamped with Designs By Ryn – Flying Hummingbird 3 & Sideways Hibiscus. (and heat embossed with black EP which looks shiny/glittery) I fussy cut out images and adhered to the background. The background paper is a kraft clear resist design …

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