Went for some gentle colouring using soft colours for this card by doing lots of stamping around the edges of the white panel using Sahara Sand.
Used promarkers to then add the colour but kept the tones soft.
I mounted the panel onto foam and then onto Cinnamon Sugar cardstock and then die cut the lab from Mossy Meadow and the pretty die cuts from some random brushed gold cardstock I had in the scraps folder. I then decided to add the Biggest Wish script sentiment which I stamped onto cardstock I had coloured with the promarkers used in the background colouring. Very much an experiment card playing with the promarkers and the scraps to hand.
I did add wink of Stella to the backgrounds but as usual the camera doesn’t pick them up!
A lovely little hello card … Happy with how it turned out.
Good evening… we are almost there, but for now I have a few more advent twinchies to share with you.
This time I went for stamping and colouring for these twinchies using stamps from an old Creative Stamping magazine. I used promarkers and stampin blend markers to colour and then added glitter glue to the centre of the added flowers that I added to the top of the twinchies.
A challenge at the Inchies, Twinchies and more group for this month was to make 12 twinchies with the theme of hearts. I had so much fun pulling out all my heart themed stash!
First up is my favourite Darcy paperartsy stamp with the text. I stamped and embossed it in black and then added some metallic watercolour paints. Then a doodled edge!
Second a three layered twinchies and the top one stamped the Alpaca Pals stamp in pink. Then a sticker with a small layer of vellum underneath to finish off.
Next I used a heart stencil and embossed with some modelling paste… then when it was dry I added brushos with some sptays of water… love the texture and the joy if brushos. I added some twine and then an embossed heart on red card stock and then a canvas sticker.
This one more Darcy hearts (she has designed so many great heart stamps over the years) in the background. Next I added some Alpaca Pals stamps… the sentiment stamp I added on the white panel. The back panel I added the red blending. Then added the sentiment and the red little heart. I finished with some glitter glue for the heart.
This one is a play with the fresco finish paints to create the background and the panel to emboss the hearts on. I added some punchinella with staples. I added the smaller panel with the embossed hearts and then the sticker with a mount of the purple cards.
Next some more Darcy hearts… this time a simple stamping and colouring in job with Stampin Blends and promarkers.
The next a Darcy stamp embossed… then some washi on the panel underneath onto the Blackberry Bliss cardstock. Finished with the sticker sentiment and some gems.
Another embossed background with a different heart stencil. This time I added the colour with distress crayons. Then a larger sticker sentiment added to vellum and a piece of washi and stuck down with staples.
Another Alpaca Pals stamp with the cute doodled text hearts. Simple. Stamped on the Melon Mambo card and then added to the white twinchie with a black border to each layer. Added a gem to finish.
Another Darcy heart stamp embossed in silver as a stripe across the pink card twinchie. I also added the pink washi and then the heart gem and the sentiment, which I added glossy accents to so it was shiny.
The final one is a little pocket with some hearts in the middle and sewn around the edge with the top layer of vellum. I then added a heart on the top which I added glossy accents to. Finished with the sentiment sticker with a layer of red cardstock underneath.
Absolutely loved the playtime I had with this project… so much fun! Hope the recipient enjoyed them all as much as I enjoyed making them.
The theme for this months postcard art swap was boots and shoes so I went a bit crazy with three Dylusions dies cuts, promarkers and Stampin Blends to create mine.
I decided to create a scene but focus on the lower halves of the diecuts … I chose the stampin blends in Cherry Cobbler and Just Jade, which I added the promarkers for the blue and skin tones as I haven’t got the right colours in stampin blends.
After colouring in the girls, I created a scene for them to stand in…. sorry just realised I said girls but who knows what gender these characters are… afterall Johannes from strictly can walk better in heels than me!
Anyways back to the scene, I sketched a grassy scene and used the Mossy Meadow pair of stampin blends to colour it in. Then adhered the dies cuts, which I had actually fussy cut out to work better on the scene, and cut them off where the panel ended.
Next I edged the panel with black pen, and adhered it to a white panel, then the Magenta Madness.
I chose the sentiment from the Art By Marlene sticker book and mounted that on the magenta madness cardstock too and stuck that on.
Finally added it to a 6×4 postcard made from black to make the panel nice and strong for going through the post!
Today I have a tag I made to accompany a gift I was sending to a friend.
It’s been a mentally tiring day today so I won’t blather on for long. Yesterday evening, not long after I posted, my body gave in to fatigue again so certainly didn’t end up on the wii fit! Managed a much better night’s sleep last night though so woke feeling better.
Unfortunately waking to the news of what went on in Washington yesterday didn’t help my mood. My view… well hoping that blog readers will agree and I don’t end up with scary messages as a result… that man needs arresting, and/or committing! He incited that and I am worried for the future for those in the US who want to progress and remain a sensible democratic country. OK politics over… back to the crafting and the pretty tag I made!
I used my scalloped tag topper punch to create it, with the gorgeous Seaside Spray cardstock. Then I added a strip of the Flowers for every season dsp.
I also added a the band across the tag with the reverse of the same dsp (always the handy thing with SU DSP is the coordinating reverse!).
I decided to use a sentiment from Lots to Celebrate and then the small flower sprig from Fancy Phrases.
Both of these I stamped in night of navy. The flowers I added a little bit of additional colour using promarkers.
I added the gems and some little white dots using a paint pen to outline the sentiment panel.
The ribbon for the top is from my bag of scraps. A bit like my quest to use up patterned paper I am on a similar quest with ribbon – I have a massive amount I just need to use up!
Now to head to bed and hope that tomorrow’s news may be better and calmer.
Today I am sharing some Christmas themed twinchies I made for a swap… and aren’t they the cutest with Santa’s suit stamps and tags!
I used the Heartwarming Hugs dsp for square panels just smaller than the 2″ white squares for the base and each of the white panels I edged using the Stampin Blends pens. The focal points were of course Santa and his outfit which I had coloured using a mix of the Blends and promarkers. And I die cut the tags and added snippets of ribbon and trim to them before adding them to the background twinchies.
Super cute! Mounted them on dinensionals onto the 4.5″ square panel ready to be received by the swap recipient.