Friday, September 20, 2019

Whimsy Candy Corn Dress Up Hidden Shaker Card

Hello everyone!  I'm thrilled to be a guest designer this month for Whimsy Stamps!  Today I'm sharing a hidden shaker card.  Candy Corn Dress Up Stamp set is so adorable, I had to play with it again!

 You can't see it's a shaker card, until you shake it.

 To create this card, first I blended Distress Oxides to create my background.  I love the bright green Twisted Citron, I think it looks so pretty in the background!  Then I stamped and embossed the background with the Spiderweb Frame Stamp set.   I splattered the background with Gouache.  I set the background aside to dry, and cut out my card panel out of purple cardstock.  Next I blended Distress Oxide ink around the edges to make it look like a night sky and splattered with Gouache.  Then I colored the images from Candy Corn Dress Up stamp set with Copic markers.  I popped the mummy candy corn image on a foam square.  I positioned him to have this foot in the air, so the sentiment would fit.  I adhered the other two images to the front of the card.  Then I stamped the sentiment using Candy Corn Dress Up Stamp set and You're My Boo Stamp set to complete the card. 

Thanks so much for joining me!  Have a great week!!

Friday, September 13, 2019

Whimsy Stamps Candy Corn Dress Up

Hello everyone!  I'm so excited to be Guest Designing with Whimsy Stamps this month!  Today I'm sharing a fun shaker card using the super cute Whimsy Candy Corn Dress Up stamp set.  First I made an alcohol ink background.  Then I stamped the Spider Web Frame stamp set onto acetate with black ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.  I adhered it to A2 Rectangle Shaker Pouch, then I punched a hole in the pouch.  Then I added the same slider/spinner mechanism I shared in my Easiest Slider Card Ever video, I just didn't add thread.  I assembled the shaker card made so easy with the pouches, and added clear sequins.  Then I colored the the candy corn witch with Copic markers, and adhered it to my spinner/slider mechanism.  Now when you shake the card, the candy corn witch moves up, down, spins and turns.  Lastly I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment from the You're My Boo stamp set in gold onto black cardstock and fussy cut it.  Be sure to check out the Whimsy Facebook Group, if you haven't already.  They have tons of great inspiration, and I will be sharing projects this month as well.  Also, if you love giveaways...see info below about the Whimsy 31 Nights of Halloween!

Also, be sure to mark your calendar for the 31 Nights of Halloween!  

Thanks for joining me!  Have a great week!

Monday, September 9, 2019

Newton's Nook Autumn Mice

Hello everyone!  I'm so happy to be back guesting again with Newton's Nook!!  Today I'm sharing a fall card inspired by the adorable Autumn Mice stamp set.  My favorite way to make cards is to combine old and new stamp sets, it's so fun and I often can't help myself!  When I began creating this card, I found so many sets that went perfectly to build a wreath of fall mice.  First, I cut out my card panel out of  using the Frames Squared Die.  Then I stamped multiple images from Autumn MiceGarden MicePumpkin Latte, and Harvest Tails onto masking paper and cut them out.   Then began building my wreath and attached all of the masks with washi tape to a circle stencil.  This made it simple to place each stamp before stamping with my MISTI.  I stamped each image with a no line coloring ink pad.  Then colored all of the images with Copic Markers, using the no line coloring technique.  I after coloring with Copic markers, I love to add even more shadows and detail with colored pencils.  Then I stamped the sentiment from Fall Fringe with black ink in the center of the wreath.  Lastly, I blended some Distress Ink in Aged Mahogany using the Falling Leaves Stencil.  I thought the blended leaves looked so beautiful peeking behind the card panel.  I adhered the card panel to the card base using foam squares to complete the card.  I had so much fun coloring all of these adorable images, it truly was a labor of love!  I have a tutorial of this card on my YouTube channel, if you would like to see my process.    

Thanks so much for joining me today!  I hope you have an amazing week!

Monday, September 2, 2019

Newton's Nook Fall Fringe Shaker Card

Hello crafty friends!   I'm sooo excited to be guest designer for Newton's Nook this month!  Today I'm sharing a shaker card I made using the beautiful Fall Fringe stamp set.  To make this card I stamped the images onto watercolor paper and embossed it with gold embossing powder.  Then I watercolored the images with Daniel Smith and Sennelier watercolors.  Then I die cut the frame and card panel using the Frames Squared Die Set.  This die set made turning this card into a shaker card so easy!  I heat embossed the sentiment onto Heat Resistant Acetate, and assembled my shaker card.

Thanks for joining me!  Head to the Newton's Nook Blog for more inspiration!!

Easiest Slider Card Ever-Lawn Fawn Mice on Ice

Hello crafty friends!!  I'm so touched by all of your comments and questions on my latest share of my easy slider card!  I shared a quick video of it in action on Instagram, and I have have the full process video up on my YouTube Channel!  Thanks so much for all of your love!!

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Lawn Fawn Mice on Ice Spinner Card

Hello crafty friends!  Today I'm sharing a third card I created with the new adorable Mice on Ice stamp set from Lawn Fawn.  I created a spinner card to play along with the Lawn Fawnatics Something See Through Challenge.  I have been so loving the new Lawn Fawn release!!!  To create this card I stamped and die cut the mouse, and stamped again using the mirror image technique.  Then I die cut them with the coordinating dies and colored them with Copic markers.  Then I assembled my spinner card with a few Lawn Fawn dies.  I love how easy this came together, it was so fun to make!!

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Lawn Fawn Mice on Ice Slider Cards

Hello crafty friends!  Today I'm sharing my project for the Not2Shabby Design Team.  I've created two slider shaker cards using the Mice on Ice stamp set from the new Lawn Fawn release.  I saw the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge-Something See Through and I knew I wanted to make a shaker card with these adorable mice skating on an icy pond.  I stamped and die cut all of my images and colored them with Copic markers.  Then I assembled my first shaker card, using patterned paper for an easy background.  I assembled my shaker card, then I realized I forgot to cut a slider slit in the acetate.  I had wanted to make the mice holding hands while skating, and I thought I would try to make a slider card using clear thread instead...and it worked!  I used foam squares to attach the rest of the trees to complete my card.  I created the next slider card almost the same way.  I used distress oxide inks to create the night sky and moon, then assembled my shaker card.  Then a went to Hobby Lobby to find flat beads instead...and my next slider card worked much better and is now the easiest way I have ever made a slider card!!  I have a YouTube video, if you would like to see how I made it.

Thanks for joining me!!