Saturday, August 24, 2019

Best Witches

Hi there,

this is another card using dies from Joset's fabulous Halloween Release for Elizabeth Craft Designs:

  • cut out several items from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Halloween Accessories die set from Elizabeth Craft Designs white Soft Finish Cardstock
  • add color with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlight with a white gel pen
  • stamp the sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Spooktacular set with Versamark onto a black sentiment strip and heat-emboss it with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • cut a base panel from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock using one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • add some splatters with watered-down black acrylic paint and some Distress Stain Tarnished Brass
  • add a strip of green glitter paper to the left and right of the panel before adhering it to a cardbase


Have a spooktacular day.

Hugs,


Friday, August 23, 2019

Bloom Tag

Hi there,

not only Joset but also Charlene has a new release over on Elizabeth Craft Designs - you should really check out the shop for those new wonderful stamp sets:

  • cut out the smaller tag from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Planner Essentials 2 die set from watercolor paper
  • stamp one of the beautiful flowers from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Garden Flowers set with Ink on 3 Fadeout Ink 
  • color the image with Mijello Mission Gold watercolors
  • add same dark green and white splatters
  • add details with a white gel pen and a black fineliner
  • stamp the sentiment from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Field of Flowers set with Versfaine Clair Nocturne 
  • dye a piece of seam binding with some leftover watercolor and thread it through the hole of the tag


Thanks for stopping by today.

Hugs,





Thursday, August 22, 2019

Make a Wish upon a Starfish

Hi there,

I created this underwater scene for the Stamping-Fairies Blog:


I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,


Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Scarecrow

Hi there,

take a look at Joset's fabulous Halloween Release over on Elizabeth Craft Designs:

  • cut our the Elizabeth Craft Designs Tree from black cardstock
  • create a background on a stitched panel of watercolor paper using Distress Oxide Inks (Black Soot, Dusty Concord, Wilted Violet, Forest Moss) and Blending Brushes
  • add some sparkly splatters to the sky and some black splatters to the hill
  • cut out all the elements of the Scarecrow from Elizabeth Craft Designs white Soft Finish Cardstock and add color with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • cut out the bats from black cardstock and add some shine and dimension with Nuvo Crystal Glaze


Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,




Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sweet Ice Cream Tag

Hi there,

I created this fun summer tag using the Gerda Steiner Designs I Scream Ice Cream Digital Stamp:

  • color the Gerda Steiner Designs I Scream Ice Cream with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Pens and add details with a white gel pen
  • cut out a CUTplorations Luggage Tag from watercolor paper and create a background wash with Prima Marketing Metallic Pastel Accents
  • stamp the altered sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Sweetest Flavor set with Versafine Onyx Black
  • thread a strand of twine through the hole of the tag


Have a sunny day.

Hugs,


Monday, August 19, 2019

Summer Dream

Hi there,

I created this bright summer card for the Karten-Kunst Blog:

  • stamp the beautiful large Chrysanthemum from the Karten-Kunst Chrysanthemum set and the sentiment from the Karten-Kunst Kalligraphie am Meer set with Versafine Clair Fallen Leaves
  • color the image and the background with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers and add extra shading with a brown PITT Pastel pencil
  • add some splatters with watered-down black and white acrylic paint
  • add a strip of brown cardstock and some brown glitter paper so the left side of the panel before adhering it to a cardbase


Have a wonderful day.

Hugs,


Sunday, August 18, 2019

Happy Birthday Friends

Hi there,

I would like to share this sweet Birthday Card with you:

  • cut out an ATC from Stonehenge paper using the STAMPlorations ATC/Tag Builder 
  • stamp a scene with Memento (Gray Flannel) using images from the Clearly Besotted Best Friends and the Paper Smooches Promenade stamp sets
  • color the images with Derwent Coloursoft Pencils and Zest-it
  • add highlights to the eyes with a white gel pen
  • mat the main panel onto a piece of pink cardstock - create the perfect border with the Mini Perfect Layers Tool
  • mount the piece onto a scalloped piece of grey cardstock before adhering everything to a pink cardbase
  • cut out a sentiment strip from grey cardstock and stamp the sentiment from the Clearly Besotted Stamps Many Mini Messages set with Memento (Gray Flannel)

I hope you got inspired.

Yours,



Friday, August 16, 2019

Summer Strawberry

Hi there,

I created this loose watercolor card for Elizabeth Craft Designs:

  • color a strawberry with Schmincke Horadam watercolors
  • add splatters with black and golden watercolor
  • stamp the sentiment from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Beach Sentiments set with Versamark and heat-emboss it with WOW! Metallic Gold Rich Super Fine embossing powder
  • add strips of patterned paper to the left and right of the panel before adhering it to a cardbase

And this is a special treat for you: my daughter Emily created a similar card. Isn't she amazing?


I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,


Thursday, August 15, 2019

Don't let things bug you

Hi there,

I created this fun bug card for the Stamping-Fairies Blog:


I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,


Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Long Live Snailmail

Hi there,

the card I created using the Gerda Steiner Designs Snailmail Digital Stamp is suitable for almost every occasion:

  • color the Gerda Steiner Designs Snailmail Snail with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens and add extra details with fineliners
  • create a background on a stitched panel of watercolor paper with the help of envelope stamps from the Lawn Fawn You've got Mail set and from the Create a Smile B√§rmail set, Versamark, WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder and Prima Marketing Metallic Accents watercolors
  • cut out a grass border from green cardstock and add shading and splatters with Distress Oxide Ink Mowed Lawn 
  • stamp the sentiment from the Concord & 9th Perfectly Penned set onto a strip of Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock with Versamark and heat-emboss it with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • adhere the panel to a piece of patterned paper before gluing everything to the cardbase


I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,


Monday, August 12, 2019

Soak up the Sun

Hi there,

are you ready for some Summer Fun over on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog?

  • cut out a palm tree from Elizabeth Craft Designs white Soft Finish Cardstock using dies from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Palm Tree set
  • color the parts with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • add highlights with a white gel pen and splatters to the sand with Ecoline Liquid Watercolors
  • cut out a stitched rectangle from watercolor paper using one of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles
  • add color to the background with Ecoline Liquid Watercolors - water droplets will help you to create more texture
  • apply Distress Oxide Ink Mustard Seed through the My Favorite Things Radiating Rays stencil with a Mini Ink Blending Tool
  • stamp the sentiment from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Beach Sentiments set with Versafine Deep Lagoon
  • add a strip of patterned paper from the Doodlebug Design Sweet Summer 6x6 paper pad to the left and the right of the panel before adhering it to a white cardbase


I hope you have a wonderful day.

Hugs,


Sunday, August 11, 2019

The Party Train

Hi there,

I created this fun little birthday card using the Clearly Besotted Stamps Full Steam Ahead set and the Full Steam Ahead Additions:

  • cut out a stitched panel from kraft cardstock and add a subtle pattern with the help of the Carta Bella Petite Dot stamp and Versamark
  • cut out a slightly smaller stitched panel from turquoise cardstock and add that same subtle pattern
  • cut one of the Lawn Fawn Lift the Flap dies from that turquoise piece
  • cut out the phone from the Lawn Fawn Selfie Frames from blue cardstock and add a yellow enamel dot
  • stamp a little scene using the Clearly Besotted Stamps Full Steam Ahead set, the Full Steam Ahead Additions and Versafine Onyx Black onto a piece of watercolor paper
  • color the images with Derwent Inktense Pencils and a damp watercolor brush
  • add highlights with a white gel pen
  • stamp the sentiment with Versafine Onyx Black onto a strip of kraft cardstock and adhere it with a piece of foam tape

I hope you got inspired.

Yours,


Thursday, August 8, 2019

Summer Tag Trio

Hi there,

you can find a step-by-step tutorial for this Summer Tag Trio on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog:





I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,




Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Ha-Bee Birthday!

Hi there,

I created this super sweet Birthday Card using the Gerda Steiner Designs Ha-bee Birthday! Digital Stamp:

  • color the Gerda Steiner Designs Ha-bee Birthday! Bee with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
  • add Stickles Glitter Glue Unicorn to the wings
  • cut out a stitched panel from Neenah Desert Storm kraft cardstock 
  • apply Distress Oxide Ink Wild Honey through the Clearly Besotted Stamps Honeycomb stencil with a Blending Brush
  • add to strips of patterned paper from the Lawn Fawn Knit Picky Fall 6x6 paper pad to the left and the right of the panel before adhering it to a cardbase


Have a wonderful day.

Hugs,





Monday, August 5, 2019

For your Birthday

Hi there,

I created this elegant poppy card using my new favorite Karten-Kunst stamp Scribbled Poppies:

  • cut out a stitched rectangle from watercolor paper
  • create a Distress Oxide Ink Background using Ground Espresso, Aged Mahogany, Picked Raspberry and a Mini Ink Blending Tool
  • add some splatters with water and shimmer spray
  • stamp some poppies from the Karten-Kunst Scribbled Poppies set with Versamark and heat-emboss them with WOW! Metallic Rich Gold Super Fine embossing powder
  • stamp the sentiment from the Karten-Kunst Labelwriter zum Geburtstag set with Versafine Onyx Black and heat-emboss the edges with golden embossing powder as well
  • adhere the panel to a black cardbase


Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,