Thursday, August 16, 2018

You're really awesome

Hi there,

I created this cute lion card for the Stamping-Fairies Facebook Group:

  • stamp the lion, some leaves and the sentiment from the My Favorite Things Safari Friends set with My Favorite Things Extreme Black
  • color the images with Copic, Touch Twin Brush and Delta Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut along the edge of the panel with one of the My Favorite Things Stitched Scallop Edges dies
  • layer a piece of patterned paper from the Maja Design Walking in the Forest 6x6 paper pad behind the panel before adhering it to a white cardbase


Have a wonderful day.

Hugs,


Monday, August 13, 2018

Christmas in August

Hi there,

did you see the fabulous new Joset dies and stamps over on Elizabeth Craft Designs? If not, we prepared a blog hop full of ideas and inspiration for you:

  • cut out one of the brand new Elizabeth Craft Designs Winter Ornaments and the Elizabeth Craft Designs Small Poinsettia from Elizabeth Craft Designs white Soft Finish Cardstock
  • color all the elements with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add extra shading to the petals with PanPastels
  • use the Susan's Garden Tool Set to shape the flower
  • thread natural twine through the hole of the ornament
  • cut out a stitched panel from watercolor paper using one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • create a background using Distress Paints (Weathered Wood, Evergreen Bough) and Crackle Paste Platinum
  • stamp the sentiment from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Classic Christmas Sentiments with Archival Ink Watering Can
  • mat the panel onto a kraft cardbase




And this is my second project:

  • cut out the Elizabeth Craft Designs Santa Claus and the presents from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Santa's Sleigh die set from white Soft Finish Cardstock
  • color all the elements with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add the eyes with a black gel pen and highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Frame it Stitched Circles from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock
  • stamp the sentiment and some snowflakes form the Elizabeth Craft Designs Cute Winter Sentiments set with Versamark and heat-emboss them with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • create a sky background on watercolor paper with the help of Distress Oxide Inks (Tumbled Glass, Stormy Sky) and a Mini Ink Blending Tool
  • add some water droplets for more texture
  • cut out a hill shape using one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Adventure Edges
  • cover the opening with a piece of acetate and create a shaker element using a double layer of foam adhesive
  • fill the shaker element with sequins 
  • close the shaker with the background panel and adhere everything to a dark kraft cardbase



I hope you got inspired and enjoy the rest of the hop.

Hugs,


Sunday, August 12, 2018

Stamp Connection #40

Hi there,

connected through our love for card making, blogging and being from Germany we (Cornelia from Stempel Spass and I) decided to create a monthly project within predefined requirements. We are going to show you the result every 2nd Sunday of the month and this is our 40th transatlantic get-together!

Our requirement for this meet-up was:
"Beach"


  • create the Pop-up Box card from kraft cardstock
  • create a background and some side panels from watercolor paper with the help of Distress Ink (Tumbled Class, Salty Ocean) and the My Favorite Things Cloud and Make Waves stencil
  • stamp the sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Aloha set with Versamark and heat-emboss it with WOW! Metallic Gold Rich embossing powder
  • cut the landscape with the help of the My Favorite Things Stitched Snowdrifts, the Lawn Fawn Grassy Border and the My Favorite Things Picket Fence die
  • stamp most of the images from the Lawn Fawn Life is good set with Memento Tuxedo Black and color them with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • adhere all the elements using different sizes of glue dots



Now make sure to hop over to see Cornelia's Creation.

Thanks for stopping by. We hope to see you again at the ...



Hugs,


Thursday, August 9, 2018

I love you a Ton

Hi there,

I created this fun elephant card for the Stamping-Fairies Facebook Group:

  • stamp the adorable little elephant from the My Favorite Things Safari Friends set three times on top of each other with Versafine Clair Morning Mist - use the Masking Technique
  • add three leaves and the sentiment from the same stamp set with the same grey ink
  • color the image with Faber-Castell Albrecht-Dürer pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • color the background with Distress Re-Inker (Tumbled Glass, Pumice Stone)
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • adhere the watercolor panel to a grey cardbase


I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,



Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Happy Birthday Donut

Hi there,

since I really want to practice freehand painting a bit more often, here is another watercolor card I created for Elizabeth Craft Designs:

  • paint a donut using watercolors
  • add in some frosting and splatters with white gouache
  • cut out the Elizabeth Craft Designs Happy Birthday from Elizabeth Craft Designs Smooth White Cardstock covered with Elizabeth Craft Designs clear double-sided adhesive
  • sprinkle the sentiment with Elizabeth Craft Designs Brushed Pewter Silk Microfine Glitter
  • add a strip of patterned paper from the ModaScrap Color of Puppies Girl 6x6 paper pad before adhering the panel to a white cardbase



Have a colorful day.

Hugs,


Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Happy Birthday Turtle Family

Hi there,

today, I would like to show you another creation using the new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set:

  • color three of the turtles from the Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great set with Ecoline Brush Pens and a damp watercolor brush
  • cut out a stitched panel from watercolor paper and create a rainbow background using a stamp from the Flora & Fauna Texture Two set and several colors of Altenew Crisp Ink (Heart Beat, Orange Cream, Fresh Lemon, Just Green, Sapphire, Deep Iris)
  • add a vellum overlay with some cloud shapes
  • add a little hill shape cut from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock
  • cut out the CUTplorations Happy from that same kraft cardstock as the first part of the sentiment
  • stamp the second and third part of the sentiment from the Avery Elle Critter Crew set with Altenew Crisp Ink Lava Rock


Have a colorful day.

Hugs,


Monday, July 30, 2018

Tropical Vibes

Hi there,

I would like to show you another watercolor creation for Elizabeth Craft Designs:

  • use a pencil to sketch in a kiwi
  • ink the finished sketch with a black Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen
  • add watercolors
  • use a straw to create the edges and add splatters as a finishing touch
  • stamp the sentiment from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Beach Sentiments set with Altenew Crisp Ink Moss
  • adhere the panel to a Neenah Desert Storm cardbase


Sending you tropical vibes.

Hugs,


Thursday, July 26, 2018

You're so good for my Heart

Hi there,

I created this clean and simple card for the Stamping-Fairies Facebook Group:

  • stamp the adorable image from the My Favorite Things You have my Heart set with Memento Gray Flannel and color the image with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • stamp the sentiment from the same stamp set with the same ink
  • create a cloud background with the help of the My Favorite Things Cloud Stencil, Distress Ink Tumbled Glass and a Mini Ink Blending Tool
  • add two strips of Distress Cardstock Dusty Concord to the left and right side of the panel before adhering it to a white cardbase


I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Enjoy your Day

Hi there,

I would like to show you another creation using the fabulous new Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great stamp set:

  • color the largest turtle from the Gerda Steiner Designs Turtley Great set with Prismacolor Pencils
  • cover the shell with Nuvo Crystal Glaze for extra shine and dimension
  • set the turtle aside to dry
  • create a background on watercolor paper - stamp the three balloons from the Gerda Steiner Designs Happy Hoppy set with Versafine Smokey Gray
  • color the images and the background with watercolors
  • stamp the sentiment from the Gerda Steiner Designs On the Bookshelf set with Versafine Smokey Gray as well
  • adhere the panel to a piece of patterned paper before adding it to a white cardbase


Enjoy your day.

Hugs,


Monday, July 23, 2018

Hello - Peek-a-Boo Card

Hi there,

I would like to show you how to create this cute Peek-a-Boo Card over on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog:

  • cut out a panel from white cardstock using one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • cut out three openings into that panel using one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Frame it - Stitched Circles
  • stamp three of the adorable little animals from the ModaScrap Puppies Boy set with Versafine Onyx Black
  • color the images with Prismacolor Colored Pencils
  • add patterned paper from the ModaScrap Color of Puppies Boy 6x6 paper pad behind the openings and at the left side of the panel before adhering it to a white cardbase with 6mm clear double-sided adhesive
  • stamp the sentiment from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Sentiments 2 - Just because set with Versafine Onyx Black and cut it out with the matching die

I hope you got inspired to create your own little Peek-a-Boo Card.

Hugs,

Thank you Flower Tag

Hi there,

I used the Karten-Kunst Blümchen-Meer stamp set to create this thank you tag:

  • cut out a stitched tag from Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • stamp some flowers from the Karten-Kunst Blümchen-Meer set with Distress Oxide Ink (Cracked Pistachio, Broken China, Bundled Sage, Worn Lipstick, Gathered Twigs)
  • add shading with Prismacolor Colored Pencils and highlights with a white gel pen
  • cut out the Karten-Kunst Danke from grey cardstock
  • add some Nuvo Jewel Drops Sea Breeze around the flower arrangement
  • dye a piece of seam binding with Distress Oxide Ink (Broken China, Cracked Pistachio) and thread it through the hole of the tag


Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,