Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Altenew April 2018 Inspiration Challenge

Here is Altenew April 2018 Inspiration Challenge, below is the challenge photo:


And below is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I stamped flowers from Altenew's Wildflower Garden set on the white cardstock with pigment inks to fill up the whole background. Heat set the inks. Then I stamped "just saying hello" from Altenew's Super Script set with Versafine onyx black ink pad. Finish the card by attaching some pink Nuvo pearl drops on the background. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: PTI
Stamps: Altenew
Ink Pads: Avery Elle, Memento Luxe, Versafine
Others: Nuvo pearl drops

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Word Art Wednesday Challenge #330-#331 Anything Goes

Here is Word Art Wednesday Challenge #330-#331 Anything Goes, below is the word art:


And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I used the technique of "Oxide lift with color pencils"to make this card. I white embossed the flowers (from Paper Artsy) around the white cardstock background. I heavily blended Distress Oxide inks all over the background. Then I used water brush to lift off the colors on the flowers. Once it is completely dry, I used color pencils and gamsol to color the flowers. I stamped the little girl (from Love Cynthia) with Copic markers and cut it out. I die cut "Hugs" (from MFT) four times from white cardstock and glued them together. Finish the card by placing HUGS in the middle of the card and attach the little girl with foam tapes on top of one flower. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: PTI
Stamps: Paper Artsy, Love Cynthia
Dies: MFT
Ink Pads: Distress Oxide inks, Versamark, MFT
Others: white embossing powder, Faber Castell Polychromos, gamsol, water brush, Copic markers, the clear Wink of Stella pen, foam tapes

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Paper Smooches April 2018 Theme/Photo Inspiration Challenge

Here is Paper Smooches April 2018 Theme/Photo Inspiration Challenge, below are the challenge photos:



And here is the care I made to attend this challenge:


The technique I used to make this card is Distress Oxide lift with color pencils. I white embossed the flowers (from "Blooming Buds" set) on the white cardstock. I applied several shades of pink colors of Distress Oxide all over the background. Then I used water brush to lift the colors from the flower images. Let it dry completely. I used the color pencils and gamsol to color the flowers and leaves and blend the colors together. I die cut "welcome" four times and glued them together. I attached "welcome" on the background and white embossed "spring" (from "Luminous Spring" set) under "welcome". Finish the card by attaching some white Nuvo crystal drops on the background. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, PTI
Stamps: Paper Smooches
Dies: Paper Smooches
Ink Pads: Distress Oxide, Versamark
Others: Faber Castell Polychromos, Nuvo crystal drops, white embossing powder

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Honey Bee Stamps Buzzworthy Challenge #3 - Technique Challenge: Watercolor

Here is Honey Bee Stamps Buzzworthy Challenge #3 - Technique Challenge: Watercolor, below is the challenge photo:


And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I white embossed the feathers (from Ten Things set) on the watercolor paper. Then I used Paper Artsy Infusions to do watercolor resist effect on the watercolor paper. Then, I cut out the stripe to attach on the kraft card based. I die cut "prayers" with copper glitter paper. Finish the card by stamping "you are in my" (from Prayers set) on top of the prayers die. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: Neenah, Stampin' Up, Ranger (watercolor paper)
Stamps: Honey Bee Stamps
Dies: Honey Bee Stamps
Ink Pads: Versamark, Archival ink
Others: Infusions, white embossing powder, glitter paper

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Safari Thinking Of You Card

Here are the two challenges I would like to attend:

1) A Blog Named Hero Challenge - Use Your Favorite Hero Arts Product, below is the challenge photo:


2) Word Art Wednesday Challenge #328-#329 - Anything Goes, below is the challenge word art:

And here is the card I made to attend the above two challenges:


Hero Arts' safari stamp sets are my favorite Hero Arts product. For this card, I used Safari Wild About You and Safari Huge Thanks stamp sets, as well as the Safari Sunset die. I black embossed the wild animals, tree, and grass on the background. Then I used Safari Sunset die to cut out the sun. The background was blended with Distress Oxide inks. I used foam tapes to attach the background on the black cardstock and tucked in the sun under the lifted background to make a dimensional inlay effect. Finish the card by attaching some white Nuvo crystal drops on the sky. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, Stampin' Up
Stamps: Hero Arts
Die: Hero Arts
Ink Pads: Versafine, Distress Oxide inks
Others: clear embossing powder, foam tapes, white Nuvo crystal drops

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Monday, April 2, 2018

MFT Color Challenge 90

Here is MFT Color Challenge 90, below are the challenge photos:



And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I stamped butterflies from "Beautiful Butterflies" set on the background with the challenge colors. Then I used the High Rise Alphabet lower case dies to cut out "thanks" on the stamped background. I also cut each letter of "thanks" with white cardstock twice. I glued the letters together to create the inlay and pop up "thanks" on the card. Finish the card by white embossed "you have a heart of gold" (from "Essential Sentiments" set) on a stripe of blue cardstock and attached it under "thanks" with foam tapes. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, Stampin' Up
Stamps: MFT
Dies: MFT
Ink Pads: Memento, Stampin' Up, Archival ink, Versamark
Others: white embossing powder, MISTI, foam tapes

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

Here is Simon Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes, below is the challenge photo:


And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I used Jennifer McGuire's Distress Oxide Water Painting technique to make the floral background. I white embossed the flower stamps (from The Ton Stamps) around the white cardstock background. Then I heavily blended Distress Oxide inks on the whole background. I used the water brush to lift the colors on the flowers, then I applied Spectrum Noir glitter brush pen again to make the flowers shiny. I due cut "hello" four times from white cardstock, glued them together, and attached it in the middle of the card. I stamped the little fairy (from Love Cynthia stamps) on another piece of white cardstock and colored with Copic markers, then cut it out. I attached the little fairy with foam tapes on the "hello" to finish the card. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, Neenah
Stamps: The Ton Stamps, Love Cynthia
Die: PTI
Ink Pads: Distress Oxide, MFT
Others: water brush, Spectrum Noir glitter brush pen, white embossing powder, Copic markers, foam tapes

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Honey Bee Stamps Buzzworthy Challenge #2

Here is Honey Bee Stamps Buzzworthy Challenge #2 on the Facebook - teal, yellow, and grey color palette, below is the challenge photo:


And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I white embossed the stamped image from Zen Bouquet on the grey cardstock. Then I colored some of the flowers with Faber Castell Polychromos color pencils in teal and yellow colors. I white embossed "just smile" on the left corner of the card. Finish the card by attaching some teal and yellow enamel dots on the card. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: Simon Says Stamp
Stamps: Honey Bee Stamps
Ink Pads: Versamark
Others: white embossing powder, Faber Castell Polychromos color pencils, enamel dots

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