I made some backgrounds a while ago playing with gelatos and some Paperartsy stamps and then set a couple aside … today I’m sharing the final card I made with one of them.
This one took some work before I got to a point of being happy with it. I added some of the cute layered stencil butterflies using the Concord and 9th set and added the gorgeous sari ribbon too. I then added the big Hi stamp and die cut from Avery Elle and some big blue gems for the finishing touches.
Yesterday I shared a card I made with a gelato background and some Paperartsy stamps … well I made four backgrounds in total so I have another three cards I can share once I’ve finished them. So far I have only finished one so that’s what I have for you today!
This one I finished in a similar way with the bits and bobs off the desk and an Avery Elle sentiment … this time it had a Splendid Thoughts as the focal elements though.
Love how different in feel the different colours look between this and yesterdays card.
Looking forward to seeing how I finish off the other backgrounds I made at the same time.
I made a series of hello cards having a play session with gelatos and this is one of the cards I made.
Once I had added the colour to the background I added stamping using Paperartsy stamps and then grabbed bits and pieces from the desk to add the focal piece … old olive ribbon, linen lacy trim, a stamped berry and leaf twig and paper twine. I stamped and die cut the sentiment and then added the gems to finish off!
Love the earthy colour to this and the pops of bright yellow and lime.
Off to see what the rest of the design team have been up to making for this too.
This card was sort of inspired by both Jennifer Maguire (her video made me grab the stamp) and instagram YVON0202 who I had seen using this stamp with a few colours … but I did go for a different style in the end so inspired by but far from copied!
I used stampin write markers to colour the image in using lots of different greens and some water spray which helped to blend them. If you want to see how I made it I did video it!
I decided to then use the Forever Flourishing dies and Biggest wish stamp set for the main elements with an embossed white panel behind the focal image. The twine and the sparkly gems finished it off.
I took some pics the night I made the card but this next one shows the colours better in the daylight.
Love that twine bow and the colour mix in the background and love even more that I have a second background yet to be used.
Once again I also videoed the process which you can watch if you fancy it!
Hi… I have a tag I made using one of those leftover toucan images from the papers I used for the Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge I sharee yesterday. I’ve entered it into the swap at UK stampers forum.
So the rule is that there has to be stamping so I decided to create my own background for the tag using stamps from an old Creative Stamping magazine. The different tropical leaves work so well with the toucan image. I then added some of the remaining paper as a strip along with a piece of yellow washi that I thought added some additional colour and brightness as I had chosen a craft tag for the base.
Next I added an orange circle (again leftover from the cards I shared on the 1st) and then layered the image onto some foam so there was dimension.
Next I chose the sentiment and stamped and die cut the Avery Elle using an orange ink. I then embellished with some black heart die cuts which I added the black wink of Stella to so there was some shimmer and contrast.
I finished off with scraps of yellow and black and white ribbons and twine to coordinate with the tag.
Hope you like it. I think it is a fun to use images such as this in different ways.
The project last month was making collaged masterboards. Well this month I had to take someone else’s collaged masterboard and make at least 4 somethings out of it… but using ALL of it.
So Dianne had sent me two masterboards and I chose to use this one.
It was challenging to cut into something so pretty but cut it up I did… and ended up with these bits and pieces to play with…
And the left overs…
I think I am forgiven for chopping these little bits off! Lol!
So what did I make… well I made a postcard…
I added washi, the die cut little circle flowers, the punched butterfly and stickers. I also added ink and the strip of fabric and the corrugated oval. Love how the different elements worked well together.
I also created 2 tags, one slightly larger than the other but based on size 8 ranger tags…
Again I added some extra bits like the tissue paper, fabric, die cuts, washi, sewing, stickers, keys and inking! Also some ribbons and trim for the top of the tags.
Next I made 2 small tags…
I grabbed little elements with texture from my stash… I love the little gold theme for the fairy one… and the sewn elements for the butterfly one. I ended up adding the base tag to this one in the Calypso Coral cardstock to lengthen it a little too.
Finally I made a bookmark with inchies as the element of the masterboard.
Again I added the extra layers such as the wax paper, ribbon, book print, die cut and sewing. Love how this finished up so much!
So hopefully Dianne likes these and can make use of all the different pieces I made for her from her gorgeous background.
Looking forward to making use of the other masterboard she sent to me for things I can then keep and use.
I decided to just start layering up pink colours on my coins and see where I got to with it… no plan!
As you can see I also added black and white to my pink themed coins.
I started with coins cut from packaging so gave them a coat of gesso. Then added neocolours and water, followed by stamping in a different shade of pink. Then patterned paper which I added the neocolours to. I punched part of a circle out of cardstock I had coloured with dylusions inks in pink and purple.
I had a hunt in the box of used foreign stamps and found three in different shades of pink. I also added washi strips too. I didn’t mind that I was mixing different shades and tones of pink… it all worked together.
I hunted in the box where I keep die cut scraps and found flowers and leaves I could also use.
Then I finished off with the hugs die cut (lawn fawn) and the friend stamp (avery elle) and the pink coloured pearls.