Category Archives: Wink of Stella

(2018 c54) Jewel Tones Purple Rose

For the rose I used 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 & Bundled Sage. Since the Oxide inks are a little dull to me, I added  Zig Wink of Stella  to brighten and sparkle them a bit (as you can see on the …

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(2018 c49) GKC Boarder Flowers

  The image is from GinaK Designs A Year of Boarders.   I painted the image with Zig Wink of Stella  (pink, green, yellow & clear).  Then I outlined with Prismacolor Premium Colored Pencils and blended with Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits and Blending Stubs.  I punched the boarder with Martha Stewart Double Loops, this is outdated but can be found on eBay.  Challenges Entered: StampTV:  MMC42018 – Spring …

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(2018 c37) Emboss Resist Watercoloring, Blessings

For the background I first stamped Repeating Flowers by Hero Arts with regular white cardstock with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with white EP.  Then I painted with Michaels called Niji Pearlescent Watercolor Set. I stamped  Hero Arts Color Layering Peacock CM126 today with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger and heat embossed the highlight layer with gold EP.  Then I gave it sparkle by …

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(2018 c21) Encouragement Ellen Hutson, Hero Arts

Lots more fun playing with my homemade hearts background stencil that was cut into watercolor paper. Used Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heartand  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies .  You can see the beginning process on the previous post HERE.  So on today’s card after creating the side spray of Faber Castell Whipped Spackel  hearts from Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine …

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(2018 c18) Valentine Hero Arts, Color Burst, Deco Art Mist

Lots more fun playing with my homemade hearts background stencil that was cut into watercolor paper. Used Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heartand  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies .  You can see the beginning process on the previous post HERE.  Today I used that stencil which has a rough layer of the Faber Castell Whipped Spackel  on it to create today’s …

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(2018 c13) MFT, Reverse Die Impression, Distress Oxide Ink

Gratitude and Encouragement are my words for 2018.  I am grateful for friends and family and here is an encouraging card. I had so much fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Reverse Die Impression tutorial for this card. You can see all my wordy details on the previous post: HERE As you can see on the left, using Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger …

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(2018 c7) Hero Arts, Layered Peacock, Distress Oxide

I used my NEW Hero Arts Color Layering Peacock CM126 today with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger .  The second layer on the tail was stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with a blue WOW embossing powder, the third layer on body and tail used gold EP. I cut a mask for the peacock & then sponged the background with Distress Oxide …

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(2018 c5) Beauty & the Beast Anniversary Hanger

  This 8 X 8 inch hanger is for my 40 year old son and his wife (they are still KIDS  to me). They loved BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and have given each other special reminders of the movie over the years (my daughter-in-law even painted a picture featuring the rose) I’ve had the background pattern …

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(2018 c4) Pink Lady Bug Valentine

I used 7 die sets for today’s card and many are old & best found on Ebay or Amazon.  The boarder with heart cut-outs is Spellbinders Edgeabilities – Classic Petal Die Set E8-006  The vellum heart on the far left is Spellbindes Die D-Lites Vines of Passion S2-022 and it was edged with pink Wink of Stella Marker for a …

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(2018 c2) Unicorn Valentine

Today I used old designer papers from my stash.  And this is the first time I have used my NEW:  XCut XCU503029 Unicorn Mini Die set (the link is to the European company, but I have found them in the USA in a local store in Oregon) and the Spellbinders Media Mixage MD1-002 Squares One.  …

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