zondag 9 december 2018

FALALA (3)

I've been loving the Holiday Bitties stamp set from Mama Elephant and I created another holiday card with these awesome images. I also used the Grid Window die.


For the background, I used two Distress Ink colors to blend: Fired Brick and Aged Mahogany. Two colors I don't used that often, but work perfectly together and are perfect for Christmas.

I splattered some Yellow Gold paint onto the background.

I also die cut the Grid Window from white cardstock. This will go over the inked background later.


I stamped the images and colored them with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Sweater: G07 - G28/ B12 - B14/ YR21 - Y38
Sock: R29 - R59/ G07 - G28/ E31 - E35/ C0 - C3 - 0
Bird: R29 - R59/ YR21 - Y38/ B12 - B14
Envelope: C0 - C3 - 0/ YR21 - Y38
Tree: G07 - G28. YR21 - Y38/ E31 - E35
Mug: R29 - R59/ B12 - B14/ C0 - C3 - 0


I fussy cut the images. I also die cut the sentiment, using the Falala Script die. I did this twice from white cardstock and once from Gold Sparkle cardstock. I layered them all together to create some dimension. I assembled the card and added the panel onto a Sunflower cardbase.


This is one of my favorite stamps sets of the year!!!

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zaterdag 8 december 2018

HAPPY HOLIDAYS, MAY YOUR DAYS BE BEARY & BRIGHT (1)

For this winter scene, I used the Beary Happy Holidays stamp set from Lawn Fawn.


For the background I used Distress Inks as watercolors: Blueprint Sketch and Salty Ocean.

I die cut a hill, with the Simple Stitched Hillside Borders, from some white cardstock.


I stamped the images and colored them with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Polar Bears: W0 - W3 - 0
Trees: G43 - G46
Fish: YR21 - Y38
Fishing rod: R29 - R59/ G43 - G46/ W3 - W5
Bucket: W0 - W3 - W5
Hole: B00 - B12/ W0 - W3 - 0
Bow: R29 - R59


I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment, using white embossing powder from Ranger. I fussy cut the images and assembled the card.

Super simple to create.

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IT'S PENGUINING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS (4)

For this cool Christmas card, I used the Cool Penguins stamp set and the Kingdom Trio die set from Mama Elephant.


For the background, I used two Distress Oxide Inks: Salty Ocean and Blueprint Sketch. I added some water drops to it and dabbed them off with a paper towel.

I took the mountain die from the Kingdom Trio die set and die cut it from Narwhal carstock. To create the look of snowy tops, I added some Yeti Ink to the die cut. I also die cut the ground, from white cardstock.


I stamped the images and colored them with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Penguins: W5 - W7/ W0 - W3 - 0/ Y38/ R29 - R59
Presents: R29 - R59/ YG11 - YG13/ B12 - B14/ YR21 - Y38/ RV10 - R83/ G05 - G14
Gift wrapping station: E31 - E35/ R29 - R59/ YG11 - YG13/ B12 - B14/ YR21 - Y38/ RV10 - R83/ G05 - G14
Scissors: YR21 - Y38


I fussy cut the images and assembled my card. I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment, using white embossing powder from Ranger.

I just love working with these images, they are so much fun to color!

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woensdag 5 december 2018

MERRY CHRISTMAS (16)

For the new Lawn Fawnatics Challenge, the theme is Winter Holiday. I designed this colorful Christmas card with the Stitched Ornaments die set from Lawn Fawn.


I die cut five ornaments. Twice the smallest and three times the middle sized ornament. I stamp and heat embossed each ornament with some snowflake or star images. I used white embossing powder from Ranger.

For coloring I used the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers. Here are the colors I used:
052 - Bright Yellow
036 - Light Blue
200 - Sugar Almond Pink
081 - Light Violet
049 - Green Shadow


The ornament topper were die cut from Sparkle cardstock and the strings from regular white cardstock.

For the background I used the Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Frames. I left the frame inside the paper, to create an inlay look. I ink blended this with Wild Honey and Worn Lipstick Distress Ink. I added water and dabbed off the drops with a paper towel.


I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment, using Silver embossing posder from Ranger.

I wasn't sure at first, but it eventually turned out really pretty.

Make sure you check the Lawn Fawnatics Blog for more inspiration!!!


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maandag 3 december 2018

OH WHAT FUN! (MERRY CHRISTMAS) (2)

There is another cool Lawn Fawnatics Challenge online: Winter Holiday. I created this fun Christmas card for it, with the Oh What Fun stamp set from Lawn Fawn.


For the background I did some simple blending with Cracked Pistachio Oxide Ink. I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment, using white embossing powder from Ranger.

I die cut a hill from white cardstock, using the Stitched Hillside Borders from Lawn Fawn.


I stamped the images and also some gifts from the Year Two stamp set. I colored the images with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:

Bear: E31 - E35/ R29 - R59/ C0 - C3 - 0
Sled: G02 - YG41/ B37 - B39/ C3 - C5
Presents: R29 - R59/ R22 - R35/ B37 - B39


I fussy cut the images and assembled the card. I adhered the panel onto a Chili Pepper cardbase.
Super simple and quick to make.

Make sure to check out the challenge on the Lawn Fawnatics Blog for more inspiration!!!

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zaterdag 1 december 2018

FALALA (2)

For this Christmas card, I used the sweater image from the Holiday Bitties stamp set from Mama Elephant. I added an image to each sweater and created an ungly Christmas sweater card.


I first prepped a cardbase. I used Kraft cardstock and splattered Chinese White paint from the Vincent van Gogh watercolor set onto it. I set it aside to air dry.

I stamped the sweater fourteen times and added several images to the sweater. I used the tree, present, snowman, snowflake and ornament. I used Copic Markers to color all the images. Here are the colors I used:
Sweaters: R29 - R59/ G05 - G17/ YG11 - YG13/ B12 - B14/ YR21 - Y38/ C2 - 0/ E15


I fussy cut all the sweaters and adhered them to my cardbase with foam tape.

I die cut the Falala Script die twice, once from white cardstock and once from Black Licorice cardstock. I stacked them together, slightly off center, and added it to the card.


A pretty simple design, but also time consuming due to all the coloring and cutting. But it was worth my time!

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HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS (6)

Avery Elle came out with this really fun and cute stamp set: A Merry Little Christmas. I just love these Christmas animals. I created this simple Christmas card with the set.


I started on the background. I first stamped and heat embossed the sentiment, using Gold embossing powder from Ranger. I hardly ever use gold on cards.

For the sky, I used two Distress Oxide inks: Spiced Marmalade and Squeezed Lemonade. I also die cut a snowy hill, using the Simple Stitched Hillside Borders die from Lawn Fawn.


I stamped all animals but the deer. I colored them with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Bear: W0 - W3 - 0/ YG61 - YG63/ YR21 - Y38/ E71 - E77/ R22 - R35/ BG15 - BG18/ B18 - B39
Owl: E53 - E55/ E18 - E15/ Y38/ YR21 - Y38/ B18 - B39/ R22 - R35/ BG15 - BG18
Hedgehog: E71 - E77/ E000 - E11/ R22 - R35/ BG15 - BG18/ B18 - B39
Mice: W3 - W5/ R22 - R35/ YR21 - Y38


I fussy cut the images and adhered everything together.

I really love this clean and simple look for my cards. So many ways to use this style!

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