Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Warm Fuzzies

Hi there,

it's time for our Holiday Challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More:

  • cut out a stitched panel from watercolor paper and create a sky background with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens 
  • cut out the Marianne Design Tiny's Pine Tress and color them with the ZIG Pens as well
  • add snow with a white gel pen
  • cut out to hill shapes from sturdy white cardstock, cover them with Versamark and heat-emboss them with WOW! White Puff embossing powder
  • adhere the whole scene to a kraft cardbase
  • cut a sentiment strip from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock and stamp the sentiment from the Create a Smile Cool Buddies Set with Versamark and heat-emboss it with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • add stitching to the left side of the sentiment strip with one of the My Favorite Things Homepsun Stitch Lines
  • stamp the cute fox from the same stamp set with Memento (Tuxedo Black) and color the image with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add more texture and shine to the nose and the eyes with a black gel pen


Tuesday, June 27, 2017

STAMPlorations 4th Birthday Blog Hop

Hi there,

it's time for the 4th STAMPlorations Birthday Blog Hop and these are my creations. If you are interested in the products I used or other STAMPlorations, ARTplorations or CUTplorations products, I have a special treat for you: use the discount code STAMPGIRLTANJA and get 20% off on all stamps, stencils, and dies.

  • stamp the STAMPlorations Blossom Sprays #2 with Versamark onto a stitched panel of watercolor paper and heat-emboss the image with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • color the flowers with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • stamp the sentiment from the STAMPlorations Strong Women set with Versafine (Smokey Gray)
  • adhere the watercolor panel to a grey cardbase

  • cut out one of the CUTplorations Luggage Tags and the CUTplorations Cupcake Builder from Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • add color to the background with Distress Inks (Tumbled Glass, Spun Sugar, Shaded Lilac)
  • dye a piece of seam binding with the leftover ink
  • apply some DecoFoil Adhesive through the ARTplorations Daisy Play stencil and add some DecoFoil (Silver Star) to the flowers
  • color the cupcake with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and add Distress Clear Rock Candy Glitter to the frosting
  • slightly curve the sentiment from the STAMPlorations Gone Postal set before stamping it with Versafine (Smokey Gray)

  • create a background on a stitched panel of watercolor paper using Distress Oxide Inks (Broken China, Cracked Pistachio, Wilted Violet) and water from a Mister Bottle
  • cut out the CUTplorations Congrats! twice - once from grey cardstock and once from black cardstock - layer both die cuts slightly offset on top of each other in order to create a shadow effect
  • add a thin strip of black and a strip of silver glitter cardstock before adhering all the layers to a cardbase



Be sure to visit the STAMPlorations Blog for there are fantastic prizes:

  • Three (3) randomly drawn winners from all comments left on the STAMPlorations Blog and participating designers blog will each receive a $25 gift certificate to the store.
  • One (1) randomly drawn winner from comments left on the STAMPlorations Facebook page will win a grab bag consisting of new products worth up to $30.
  • One (1) randomly drawn winner from comments left on the STamplorations Instagram page will win a grab bag consisting of new products worth up to $30.
  • Two (2) randomly drawn winners from the Wishlist Link Up will each win the products in their wish list (up to $50).

Commenting and linking up ends on Monday, July 3rd at 11:55 p.m. PST, The winners will be announced on July 10th in the June Challenges & Hops winners post.


Enjoy the rest of the hop.

Yours,