Sunday, September 30, 2018

Journey, Tim Holtz

This is from an older stamp set but it will always
be a classic for men's cards.

The stamp set is of course Tim Holtz and the background
paper is from Kaiser Craft.

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Unicorns , The Greeting Farm

What little girl doesn't love unicorns.

The stamp was colored with copic markers
the background  paper is from Lawn Fawn's
rainbow collection.

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Made with Love , Gina K

What a lovely solid flower stamp set.

It's a must if you want to try some of the different
techniques  available.

I stamped the images with two different shades of
Stampin Up ink.
Very quick but still lovely to send.

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Kobi Bearing Gifts , Studio Katia

A versatile stamp set.

It can be used for any gift bearing event.
I chose Christmas, but you could use it for
birthday, baby shower,  etc 
I colored the image with copic markers
and dotted stickles for an accent.
The iceberg is from Sunny Studios

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Pick of the Litter , WPLUS9

I used to do dollhouse miniatures, so when I saw
the little girl in this set I knew she needed a

I used the Tattered Lace doll house , the little girl is
from WPlus 9 and  the doll she is holding is from a
coloring book page.
She is totally adorable.

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Hummingbirds, Pretty Pink Posh

To bad we can't send cards to ourselves,  this one is definitely one
I would send to me.

It is a small but beautiful stamp set. 
I colored the images with copic markers.  I sponged the
background with distressed ink  and added a die cut layer
on top.  I stamped and cut the banner for the sentiment
and  added clear  sequins. 

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Grateful for Everything, Concord and 9th

A beautiful  floral spray.

I have been practicing with my prisma colors
This was such a nice image to color.

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The Co-worker , Art Impressions

Another fun Art Impressions Stamp set.

I love their images.  They cover all aspects
of life and are really fun to use.

I  drew an outline of an  office cubical
to house my image.  The stamps are colored
with copics and the cubical was sponged with
stampin up ink.

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Fall, Newtons Nook

Fall the most beautiful season

The images are from Newtons Nook
Another adorable set of stamps.
The images were colored with copic

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Envelope art, Heffy Doodle

I would love to receive a beautiful envelope in the mail

I fell in love with envelope art and sent out all my
Christmas cards in beautiful envelopes
My friends told me they were saving them.

This is a  miscellaneous envelope I made
The stamp set from Heffy Doodle just
screamed envelope art to me. 

I colored the images with my copic markers

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Peonies, Altenew

Trying out my prisma colored pencils

This stamp image is from Altenew,  one of the many
beautiful flower stamps they have. 
I used only a black prisma pencil and a paper stump.
A technique I saw on you tube. 
I added some sequins and voila,

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Seasonal Sweeties, Honey Bee

I love the fall season and these girls are perfect

I punched out all the leaves from fall colored  mulberry
paper.  I colored the image with copics and sponged
the sky and grass with distressed ink.

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Merry Christmoose, Sugar Pea Designs

A fun Christmas Stamp  from Sugar Pea

I embossed the background with a holly embossing
folder.  The little moose was colored with copic

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Card box, Graphics 45

I watched a video on making this box and had
to have one.  They are great for cards, mementos,
gifts. etc etc  and so beautiful.

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Jungle boy, Neat and Tangled

The stamp set is called Prehistoric
It made me think of Tarzan so he just had to
be swinging from a vine.

The images were colored with copics,  and the background
was sponged with distressed ink.  The border and dies
were various ones I had in my stash.

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The little children stamp sets by Waffle Flower are
adorable .  This is  part of their ballerina  set

The stamped images were colored with copic markers
The Jewelery box was from a coloring book page.
I inserted a little silver paper to make a  mirror on the back of it.

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This is a sweet stamp set , useful for many occasions

A  simple card,  I colored the images with copics
and added some star sequins.  The background
paper is from My Favorite Things.

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Ballerina Hippos, Clearly Besotted

The stamp set is called Trouble in a tutu
and would make anyone smile.

I cut a rectangle out of the card to make the stage
inserted a floor,  and then added some curtains
I sponged the background and the curtains with
 distressed ink.
The images were colored with copic markers.

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Alien Birthday, Clearly Besotted

These little aliens from Clearly Besotted were just
screaming for a space ship.

I colored the stamped images with copic markers
Sponged the background with  distressed ink.
I glued star sequins  on the sky and around the
The space ship I designed in my silhouette cameo
I added acetate for the window.

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Sunday, September 16, 2018


The fall season always makes me think of Halloween

The stamped images are  from Lawn Fawn.
I cut out the ghosts, moon  an windows and
replaced them with vellum.   The background
was sponged with distressed ink   and the  images
were colored with copic markers.

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

The friendly Scarecrow, Lawn Fawn

This stamp set for fall is so adorable.  I love the scarecrow
and all the little pieces it comes with.

A big thank you to Jennifer Mcquires video on tunnel 
cards.   When I say it I knew I had to make one.

I colored all the images with  copic marker and sponged the

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Fall Fairies , Lawn Fawn

These faries always  make me smile.

I used various items from Lawn Fawn to make this card.
The stamped images were colored with copic markers. 

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Pop up Card, Graphics 45

I love, love, love  Graphics 45 paper

I made this good luck card for a racing fan .
I fussy cut and poped up the race horses
and   made a  pop  up platform for the fence.

The collection is called off to the races.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tiddly Inks

A big thank you to Tiddly inks for the following image.

The card was colored with copic markers and the background
paper is from Lawn Fawn rainbow collection.  I love bright
colors so it is definately one of my favorites.

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

Spooktacular, Art Impressions

A Halloween Bookmark for my Granddaughter who doesn't
like to read.  Thought it might be inspirational.

The  Mummy stamp is from Art Impressions  and the others are
small sets that I have picked up along the way.
The background was sponged with distressed ink.

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Fall , Simon Says

Fall is definately on  its way with all those beautiful colors.
This is  a mixed media journal page.
The background , leafs and vase were sponged with a mix of
 distressed ink and oxide ink

The background was also stenciled and stamped. 

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