Thursday, November 30, 2023

Be Jolly Gnomes

Hi there,

I created this fun Gnome Christmas Card for Mennys Bastelshop:

  • stamp three little gnomes form the Mama Elephant Little Gnome Agenda with Lawn Fawn Jet Black 
  • color the images with Spectrum Noir Triblend Markers and add extra shading with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils 
  • use the My favorite Things Blueprints 20 die set and patterned paper form the My favorite Things Christmas Cheer 6x6 paper pack to create a backdrop
  • the sentiment is from the Lawn Fawn Winter Big Scripty Words set - stamped with Versamark, heat-embossed with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder and die cut
  • adhere all the elements to a kraft cardbase splattered with watered-down white acrylic paint
  • ink up the edges with Distress Ink Gathered Twigs
  • add three white snowflakes as final embellishments

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,




Monday, November 27, 2023

Joy Penguin

Hi there,

this is another card using the super cute Karten-Kunst penguins stamp set:

  • cut out a Karten-Kunst 1/8 Inch Circle from white cardstock and a 1/4 Inch Scalloped Circle from patterned paper
  • stamp one of the Karten-Kunst Penguins with Versafine Onyx Black and add color with paper piecing and Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
  • cover a cardbase with patterned paper and stamp some snowflakes from the Karten-Kunst Zauberhafte Schneeflocken set with Hero Arts Unicorn pigment ink
  • cut out the letters "J" and "Y" from black cardstock and patterned paper with the help of the Karten-Kunst Joy Alphabet

Don't you just love the adorable Karten-Kunst Penguins stamp set, too?

Hugs,



Saturday, November 25, 2023

Pastel Santa

Hi there,

I created this Pastel Santa Watercolor Christmas Card for the Karten-Kunst Blog:

  • stamp the Karten-Kunst Santa with Distress Oxide Ink Hickory Smoke
  • color the image with watercolors
  • add splatters with watered-down lilac watercolor
  • stamp the sentiment from the same set with Versamark and heat-emboss it with WOW! Polished Silver Super Fine embossing powder
  • add strips of patterned paper to the left and right side of the panel before adhering it to a cardbase

Have a wonderful day.

Hugs,



Thursday, November 23, 2023

Be Merry Snowglobe Tag

Hi there, 

I created this sweet Christmas Snow Globe Tag using lots of Lawn Fawn Goodies for Mennys Bastelshop:


  • stamp the adorable little car form the Lawn Fawn Snow Globe Scenes with Lawn Fawn Jet Black
  • color the image with Spectrum Noir Triblend Markers 
  • add Nuvo Crystal Glaze to the windows and to the lights and a little beam with Distress Oxide Ink Fossilized Amber
  • cut out all the elements for the Lawn Fawn Snow Globe Gift Tag
  • stamp the sentiment from the above mentioned stamp set with Versafine Clair Fallen Leaves 
  • thread two strands of twine through the hole of the tag


Have a wonderful Christmas.

Hugs,




Monday, November 20, 2023

Happy Holidays

Hi there,

I created this candy-striped Christmas Card for the Karten-Kunst Blog:

  • create your custom-made striped cardstock using colored cardstock
  • cut out the Karten-Kunst Das rockt Frohes Fest from this cardstock and the outline from kraft cardstock with a woodgrain texture
  • cover the cardbase with patterned paper and ink up the edges with Distress Ink Evergreen Bough
  • add splatters of watered-down white gouache and some glittery snowflakes as final embellishments


Have a wonderful Christmas Time.

Hugs,



Sunday, November 19, 2023

Christmas Mouse Tag

Hi there,

I created this sweet Christmas Tag using an image from the Anjas Basteltraum Weihnachtsmaeuse stamp set:

  • cut out a tag from watercolor paper
  • stamp the adorable little mouse from the Anjas Basteltraum Weihnachtsmaeuse set with Versafine Vintage Sepia
  • color the image and the background with Frau von Bommel Boho watercolors
  • add extra shading with Pitt Pastel pencils and highlights with a white gel pen
  • stamp the sentiment from the Anjas Basteltraum Weihnachtssprueche set with Versafine Clair Nocturne
  • dye a piece of torn seam binding with watered-down Distress Ink Peacock Feathers and thread it together with a strand of twine through the hole of the tag
  • add some star sequins a s final embellishments

Have a wonderful day.

Hugs,



Saturday, November 18, 2023

Joyful Christmas Trees

Hi there,

I created this pastel Christmas Card for the Karten-Kunst Blog:

  • cut out three Christmas trees
  • create a background using the Karten-Kunst Card Designer A6 die set, Distress Oxide Ink Tumbled Glass and the Memory Box Tiny Snowflakes stencil
  • cut out the sentiment using turquoise cardstock and the Karten-Kunst Stencil Alphabet die set
  • add star sequins as final embellishments

Hope to see you again next week.

Hugs,



Thursday, November 16, 2023

Merry little Christmas Bears

Hi there,

I created this lovely Christmas Card for Mennys Bastelshop:

  • stamp the sweet bear couple from the Mama Elephant Fuzzy Hugs set with Lawn Fawn Crunchy Leaf Ink
  • color the image with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers and add extra shading with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils
  • cut out a heart from patterned paper and a slightly bigger one from red textured cardstock
  • cut out a panel from kraft cardstock using one of the Tattered Lace Torn Edge Rectangles and create a background with small stamps from the Lawn Fawn Deck the Halls set
  • add splatters with golden spray
  • run another kraft panel through your Big Shot together with a woodgrain embossing folder - mist the panel slightly with water to avoid cracking
  • stamp the sentiment from the Memory Box Merry little Christmas with Versamark and heat-emboss it with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • adhere all the layers to a kraft cardbase

Have a wonderful day.

Hugs,


Monday, November 13, 2023

Merry Christmas Landscape

Hi there,

I created this little landscape for the Karten-Kunst Blog:

  • cut out a Karten-Kunst 1/8 Inch Circle and a hill shape from white cardstock 
  • add color to the background circle with Distress Ink Chipped Sapphire and Black Soot
  • use watered-down white gouache for some snowflakes
  • stamp one of the Karten-Kunst Abstrakte Tannen with Distress Oxide Ink Rustic Wilderness and color it with Spectrum Noir Triblend Markers
  • cut out some stars from golden glitter paper with the help of the Karten-Kunst Confetti die set
  • stamp the sentiment from the Karten-Kunst Aus der Schreibmaschine 2 set with Versamark onto a strip of dark blue cardstock and heat-emboss it with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • cover a cardbase with patterned paper and ink up the edges with Distress Ink Chipped Sapphire

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,



Saturday, November 11, 2023

Vintage Santa Tag-Duo

Hi there,

I created this vintage Santa Tag-Duo for the Karten-Kunst Blog:

  • cut out two tags from watercolor paper
  • stamp the Karten-Kunst Santa with Distress Ink (Vintage Photo, Worn Lipstick) and mist the stamped image with water
  • ink up the edges of the tag with Distress Ink (Vintage Photo, Worn Lipstick)
  • stamp the sentiments from the Karten-Kunst Weihnachten Modern set with Versamark onto strips of kraft cardstock and heat-emboss them with WOW! Seafoam White Super Fine embossing powder
  • add some splatters with watered-down white gouache
  • dye a piece of torn seam binding with watered-down Distress Ink Vintage Photo
  • cover the backside of the tag with patterned paper

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,



Thursday, November 9, 2023

Let's build a Snowman!

Hi there,

it's Inspiration Week over at Mennys Bastelshop and this week the topic is "Creative without Paper/Kreativ ohne Papier":

  • cover the top of a wood slice with white gesso
  • stamp the images from the Mama Elephant Snow Friends set with Distress Oxide Ink Hickory Smoke and color them with Schmincke Horadam watercolors
  • stamp some snowflakes from the Lawn Fawn Yeti or Not set with Distress Oxide Ink (Salvaged Patina, Tumbled Glass)
  • use hot glue to add a loop of twine to the back of the tag

Have a creative day.

Hugs,



Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Fluffy Fall Squirrel

Hi there,

I created this fluffy squirrel card using the Anjas Basteltraum Herbstfreunde stamp set:

  • stamp the squirrel from the Anjas Basteltraum Herbstfreunde set with Distress Oxide Ink Antique Linen onto a piece of watercolor paper, cut it out and color it with Frau von Bommel Boho watercolors
  • add extra shading with Pitt Pastel pencils and highlights with a white gel pen
  • create a background using stamps from the Karten-Kunst Capri Herbstgruesse set, Avery Elle Kraft pigment ink and Delicata Champagne
  • add splatters with watered-down Distress Ink Peeled Paint
  • wrap a piece of torn vellum around the panel
  • add the squirrel, some leaves from the Lawn Fawn Acorn House die set and the heat-embossed sentiment from the Anjas Basteltraum Kleine Spr├╝che Schokolade stamp set
  • mat the panel with dark brown cardstock before adhering it to a cardbase

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs,



Monday, November 6, 2023

Watercolor Snowman

Hi there,

I created this sweet watercolor Christmas card for the Karten-Kunst Blog:

  • cut out the Karten-Kunst Randtexte Frohe Weihnachten from a panel of watercolor paper
  • stamp the snowman and some stars from the Karten-Kunst Zaubersterne set with Versafine Clair Nocturne
  • color the image with watercolors from the Frau von Bommel Boho Set
  • add a strip of colored cardstock and of patterned paper to the left side of the panel before adhering it to a cardbase

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,