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Friday, 26 August 2016

Two Paper Divas~ Fun with Alcohol Inks

Good Morning everyone, I'm back to share with you another double feature for
http://www.twopaperdivas.com/

using Feathers and A Cup of Kindness. I have two cards using Alcohol Ink blended backgrounds with these two stamp sets...I must say, these are two of my fav's!!! :o)



For the card bases, I dabbed different alcohol inks onto glossy cardstock. This is a fun technique and therapeutic..as you can stomp your blending tool all around. hehehehe


For the first card, I went with pastel pink and blue. Not a normal color palette for me but was quite pleased with the softness of it. :o)
I stamped the cup and sentiment from the  A Cup of Kindness set with Jet Black Archival Ink. I then inked up white ribbon with Spun SugarDistress Stain as I didn't have a pale pink ribbon...Distress Stains are great for matching up Ribbon and embellishments to you projects. ;o) 
  
A vintage button finished it off. 

Here's the inside:

For the second card, I mixed pink and purple alcohol inks and in my second ink up...I got those dark spots...but I liked them, so kept this piece. Sometimes, it's the errors that turn into beauties! ;o)
 I stamped the feathers and sentiment from the Feathers set with the black archival ink. and just added some "CrushedGrape" Nuvo Crystal Drops for some dimension. 

Here's the inside:

I used a tricolor pigment ink pad, and LURVE how the feather came out:

There you have it, some CAS cards that are both quick and fun to do! :o)  
 
Thank you for stoppin' by and be sure to join me next Friday to see another fun make using this September's NEW RELEASES!! ;o)


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Monday, 22 August 2016

Faery Ink~ Never Let Fear...

Good Morning Crafty Friends, I'm here to share a Journal Page I created for

using the newly released Calavera Rosa. I think this stamp is GORGEOUS and I couldn't wait to use it. :o)

 I started with twinkling H20's onto Watercolor paper. I then used Black gesso over Joggles Star Flowers Stencil. I left the center clear it just framed the image. :o)

I colored the image with Spectrum Noir Markers  keeping with the Pink and Black color palette  and used Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Pen on the Black around the eyes and nose. I then fussy cut her out:
A self-created sentiment finished off the journal page. :o)



I sure hope I've inspired you to get crafty today! 


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Happy Craftin'!
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Sunday, 21 August 2016

STAMPlorations~ Sunday Stencil~ Just Hello...

Happy Sunday everyone! Sharing a tag I made for STAMPlorations Sunday Stencil #60. The designers have created some fabulous mixed media projects to inspire you. You can find them  here be sure to check them out and leave them some luv! :o) 


STAMPlorations Stamps and Mini Bubbles ARTplorations Stencil



I started with Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals in Saltwater Taffy and Cape Cod Coral onto a watercolor tag. I then mixed Poderosa Pines Olive Magicals with Texture Paste and applied it thru the stencil. 
I embossed the Text Bird from Trendy Birds 2 with Pink Gold EP and fussy cut out. I embedded the bird in some white flowers from my stash...to make it like it was "peeking" out. :o) I inked the sentiment from
Trendy Feathers 2 "Just Hello with Versamagic Spanish Olive Ink.

  I embossed the feathers from Trendy Feathers 2 in White EP and colored with Weathered Wood and Worn Lipstick Distress Inks then fussy cut out. I adhered 2 of them peeking out of the flowers and tied 2 together with Twine at the bottom to balance it all out.
 I sure hope I've inspired you to get crafty today! :o)

Don't forget we have our
 http://stamplorations.blogspot.com/2016/07/stencil-sunday-july-3.html

going on right now...why don't you come play along with us? 
It's always anything Mixed Media Goes except a card and you must use at least one stencil in your project. There's a $15 GC or choice of any 2 ARTplorations Stencils to be won! Plus Top Picks receive their choice of 1 ARTplorations Stencil..so come play along, you have until the end of the month to link up!

  


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