Saturday, July 14, 2018

Alternate July 2018 Paper Pumpkin (Stampin Up) Project Ideas

I felt like this paper pumpkin kit had a lot in it... but I had a little bit of a struggle coming up with an alternate card using the contents of the kit. But I’m pretty happy with this trio!



















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Friday, June 22, 2018

Alternate June 2018 Paper Pumpkin (Stampin Up) Project Ideas

I took the month of May off  because I had a baby boy!!  But now it’s time for me to get back in the paper pumpkin seat...  so here it is my June alternative projects for paper pumpkin, enjoy!











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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A mother’s day card for a Mimi

I got an email with Mother’s Day gift ideas from The Natural Life and they have a super cute sign that says Best Mom Ever, well I got inspired... 
Here’s the sign..


I wanted to make a card for my mom, but I wanted it to be from my daughter, so it says Best Mimi Ever. So here’s what I came up with...

I started by pulling some floral stamps I picked up from a recent trip to JoAnn’s and a few different pink, yellow and green distress inks. 

I stamped the flowers and while the ink was still wet sprinkled it with embossing power..


Heya set the powder and repeated until I was happy with my flower boarder.




I also added some details with VersaMark ink and embossed with the same clear powder so they appeared white when I moved on to the next step. 


Using Distress Oxide ink in Iced Spruce and Broken China, I blended the two colors around the edges. 


I used Distress Oxide ink in antique Linen to the center of the card. 


I then sprayed some water onto the inked paper and dabbed the water droplets off with a paper towel. 


Then I hit it with the heat gun again quickly to make sure the paper was dry. 


Next I needed my letters. So I took. Scrap of black card stock and ran it trough my big shot. 


I used a ruler to make sure my letters were centered and I glued them down with some liquid glue. 


Repeating that step on the next line of text. 




I used some fun foam in place of foam mounting tape to pop my image up on my card base. I just used my ATG to Aeneas it all together on the card base. 




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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Distressed and buggy birthday card

Created a totally fun and buggy distressed birthday card...  


Using distress ink, distress oxides, stains, perfect pearls and rocky candy crackle paint.. I added some vintage butterfly ephemera to make this card extra distressed. 








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Alternate Paper Pumpkin April 2018 (Stampin Up) Project Ideas

Took me a little while but I got there! Here’s the alternate project ideas from the April 2018 Stampin Up Paper Pumpkin kit! 

Enjoy!

**I want to apologize for the sound issues on this video... I was having major technical issues while filming, and instead of scrapping the whole video I uploaded it so you could see my thought process on how I go about making my  alternative paper pumpkin cards**




















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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Monochromatic Alcohol Ink

Recently I’ve been playing with Alcohol inks and I totally love seeing what happens when in use one color. 

Believe it or not I only used “lettuce” by Ranger. 
I got several different shades of green, some browns and even some bluish tones. 

Alcohol inks are definitely addicting. 

This piece is on a sheet of photo paper. When I was happy with the way the inks looks I made sure it was completely dry and I pressed a piece of reactive foil onto it, to get the veiny like appearance of gold. 










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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Bring on the Sunshine Wishes and Sunshine Sayings (Stampin Up)

Yesterday was the second day of spring, and we got the biggest snowfall! So I took the snow day to make a little reminder that the sunshine IS coming. Maybe spring just needed a little invitation. 







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