Tuesday, February 20, 2018


My Type...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super cute set from SimonSaysStamp (Foodie Friends), Copic coloring, and ink blending using Distress Inks (mermaid lagoon and cracked pistachio).  To start, I die cut rectangle panel (MFT’s inside/outside diagonal stitched rectangles) using Neenah solar white cardstock, then ink blended Distress Inks going from the bottom towards the top.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored image.  Next, I stamped sentiment and heat embossed.  To finish, I assembled elements and adhered to card base (SSS Audrey cardstock) using fun foam, then added a coat of glossy accents to type writer.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current SimonSaysStamp Flickr Challenge #91.

Saturday, February 17, 2018


Little Messages...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super cute set from Lawn Fawn (Love Letters), watercoloring using Zig Clean Color real brush markers, and Ink Smooshing using Distress Inks (squeezed lemonade, twisted citron, and peacock feathers).  To start, I die both stitched rectangle panels using Distress watercolor paper, then ink smooshed above mentioned Distress Inks using a piece of clear acetate.  I lightly spritzed the Distress Inks with clean water, picked the ink up using the acetate, then “smooshed” ink onto watercolor panels.  Next, I stamped, heat embossed, then watercolored images using various Zig Clean Color markers.  I first added the color to images, then blended the colors using a watercolor brush.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, assembled elements, and adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current Lawn Fawnatics Blog challenge #22.

Friday, February 16, 2018


Lovely Color Bursts...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this lovely stamp set from Concord and 9th (Hello Lovely) and watercoloring using Ken Oliver color bursts (lemon yellow, alizarian red, and ultramarine blue).  To start, I stamped floral image onto a stitched rectangle die cut panel from Strathmore hot pressed watercolor paper using Versafine Onyx black pigment ink before heat embossing using Hero Arts clear embossing powder.  I then watercolored image using diluted Color Bursts.  Next, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, and trimmed.  To finish, I assembled elements, and adhered both watercolor panel and sentiment to card base using fun foam.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!
 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Otterly Fantastic...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this fantastic stamp set from Avery Elle (Otterly Fantastic), Copic coloring, and watercoloring using Prima Marketing Inc. color philosophy inks (atlas, private lagoon, and hydrangea petals).  To start, I watercolored a trimmed piece of Distress watercolor paper using above mentioned Inks and set aside to dry.  I then die cut “Waves” cover die (Avery Elle) using MFT’s blue breeze cardstock.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored image. I next, die cut banner (Avery Elle), stamped sentiment, and white heat embossed.  To finish, I assembled elements and adhered to card base, adding a coat of Wink of Stella clear and glossy accents to hearts.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Sunday, February 11, 2018


Cold Hands...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features this several fun sets from Waffle Flower (Cold Hands stamp/die set and Woodgrain BG stamp) and Copic coloring.  To start, I stamped Woodgrain BG onto a piece of Neenah solar white cardstock using Distress Oxide Inks (antique linen, frayed burlap, fossilized amber, and walnut stain).  I then die cut panel using “Fancy Scalloped” rectangle from Lawn Fawn.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored “mittens”.  I die cut circle (Lawn Fawn) and slightly ink blended edges using “antique linen” Distress Oxide ink.  To finish, I stamped sentiment, heat embossed, assembled elements, and adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!

Saturday, February 10, 2018


Soda Hearts...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features this super sweet set from SimonSaysStamp (Foodie Friends) and Copic coloring.  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Neenah solar white cardstock then stamped Watercolor Stripes from MFT’s using SimonSaysStamp “blue jay” and “teeny bikini” dye inks.  I then die cut circle, stamped images, die cut, and Copic colored.  Next, I stamped sentiment and heat embossed.  To finish, I assembled elements and adhered to card base using fun foam for the soda’s and hearts, added a coat of Wink of Stella clear and glossy accents to hearts and bubbles.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current SimonSaysStamp Wednesday Challenge blog.

Thursday, February 8, 2018


Elle and her friend...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this adorable stamp set from Avery Elle (Ellie Set) and Copic coloring.  To start, I die cut both stitched rectangle panels from Neenah solar white cardstock.  I then die cut both “grassy” hillsides from MFT’s field day cardstock.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  To finish, I stamped sentiments, white heat embossed, trimmed, and adhered elements to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!