Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Simon Monday Challenge - Thanks/Thanksgiving

Here is Simon Monday Challenge - Thanks/Thanksgiving, below is the challenge photo:

And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I stamped the flower wreath (Hero Arts) onto the white cardstock and colored it with Copic markers. I brushed the light pink Distress ink around the cardstock and stamped the greeting under the wreath. Finish the card by attaching some clear dew drops randomly on the background. Simple and easy card to make.

Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT
Stamps: Hero Arts
Ink Pads: MFT, Distress inks
Others: Copic markers, dew drops

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

Here is Simon Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes. Below is the challenge photo:

And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I applied Alcohol inks on the Yupo paper to make the green/sliver tone background. I die cut the tree on the black glitter cardstock and attached on the Yupo background. I diagonally cut the Yopo paper and attached foam tapes onto a silver glitter cardstock background. Finish the card by embossing the greeting with black glitter embossing powder on top of the diagonal line. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: Stampin' Up, Yupo, PTI
Stamps: Technique Tuesday
Die: Memory Box
Ink Pads: Versafine
Others: alcohol inks, foam tapes, black glitter embossing powder

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Poppystamps Challenge #37 - Masquerade

Here is Poppystamps challenge #37 - Masquerade, below is the challenge photo:

And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I used Tree Branch Circle die to cut out the circle on the white cardstock. I blended four different Distress Oxide inks on the background. I brushed brown colors of Distress Oxide inks on the branches. Then I sprinkled water drops on the background and put some white Tonic Studio Nuvo crystal drops on the branches to mimic snow. Let it dry. I used the Deer Trio die and cut out three deer with black cardstock. On the card front, I blended another three colors of Distress Oxide inks and attached two deer on it. I also put some white Nuvo drops on the sky. Then I used foam tapes to attach the Tree Branch Circle background on top of the card front to show dimension. Finish the card by attaching the large deer on the card as well as black embossing the greetings. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT
Stamps: Technique Tuesday
Dies: Memory Box
Ink Pads: Distress Oxide inks, Versamark
Others: Tonic Studio Nuvo drops, foam tapes, embossing powder

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge - Week #304-305

Here is Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge of week #304-305. Below is this week's word art:


And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I stamped the flowers from Paper Artsy stamps and applied embossing powder masking technique to form a wreath on black cardstock. I colored the images with Prismacolor pencils. Then I gold embossed the greeting on vellum stripe. I attached the vellum stripe on top of the wreath. Finish the card by dropping some blue Tonic Studio Nuvo glitter drops on the background. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: Stampin' Up
Stamps: Paper Artsy, Technique Tuesday
Ink Pads: Versamark
Others: Prismacolor pencils, gold embossing powder, Tonic Studio Nuvo glitter drops

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Altenew October 2017 Inspiration Challenge

Here is Altenew October 2017 Inspiration Challenge, below is the challenge photo:


And here is the card I made for this challenge:


I stamped the leaves from Altenew's "Layered Laurel" set with three different colors to form a wreath. Then, I stamped the Happy Holidays (from "Beautiful Inside" set) in the middle of the wreath and heat embossed with black sparkling embossing powder. I applied the green glitter glue along the square mat to form a sparking border. Finish the card by dropping some "glow in the dark" Nuvo drops to mimic berries. Below is another look of the card:


I love this Christmas card made with non-traditional colors. Below is the photo I tool when I turned off the lights to see the "glow in the dark" Nuvo drops (pretty cool):



Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, Stampin' Up, PTI
Stamps: Altenew
Ink Pads: Altenew, Versafine
Others: glitter glue, Tonic Studio Nuvo glow in the dark drops

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #14 & A Blog Named Hero October Challenge

Here are the two challenges I would like to attend both related to Lawn Fawn's critters:

1) Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #14 - Happy Little Critters, below is the challenge photo:


2) A Blog Named Hero October Challenge - Calling All Critters with Lawn Fawn, below is the challenge photo:


And here is the card I made to attend the above two challenges:


I used Lawn Fawn's "Merry Christmas" border die and the die cut inlay technique to create the "Merry Christmas" border under a pocket I made. Then I white embossed "dropping by to say" (from Lawn Fawn's "for you, deer" set) on top left corner of the background. I also heat embossed "Let's Hang Out" (from Lawn Fawn's "for you, deer" set) at the bottom right corner of the card. I randomly dropped some white Tonic Nuvo crystal dots on the dark grey background to mimic snow. I used the "for you, deer" set to create two book marks - deer and bear, and insert them into the pocket I created. Below is another look of the card:


The card recipient can pull out these two little critters as the bookmarks to use. I coloed them with Copic markers. Below is the look of the cute bookmarks:


And here is the back view of the bookmarks:


Supplies:
Cardstock: Simon Says Stamp, Stampin' Up, MFT
Stamps: Lawn Fawn
Dies: Fawn Fawn
Ink Pads: MFT, Versamark
Others: Copic markers, embossing powders, Tonic Studio Nuvo crystal drops, twine

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Monday, October 9, 2017

MFT Color Challenge #78

Here is MFT Color Challenge #78, below is the challenge photo:



And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:



I used MFT rectangle peek-a-boo window die to cut partial windows from navy cardstock. I stamped three bears (from MFT Bitty Bears set) on the white cardstock and colored them with Copic markers. Then, cut these bears out. I white embossed the greetings on the navy cardstock and sprinkled the glow-in-the-dark glitters on the background. Finish the card by glued down three bears on the yellow cardstock and use foam tapes to attach navy background on top of the yellow cardstock, let 3 bears showing up from the window. Below is another look of the card:

 
Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, Stampin' Up
Stamps: MFT, Technique Tuesday
Die: MFT
Ink Pads: MFT, Versamark
Others: Copic markers, white embossing powder, glow-in-the-dark glitters, foam tapes

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Christmas

Here is Simon Wednesday Challenge - Christmas, below is the challenge photo:

And here is the card I made for this challenge:


I blended the background with Distress Oxide ink pads and masked with a circle to make a moon. Then I attached the black die cut Christmas border stripe at the bottom of the card. I stamped the Santa's sleigh (from Lawn Fawn) on the moon and white embossed the greeting (from Simon Says Stamp). Finish the card by attaching some Studio Nuvo white crystal drops on the sky to mimic the snow and I also used white gel pen to add some dots to add more snow. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, PTI
Stamps: Lawn Fawn, Simon Says Stamp
Ink Pads: Distress Oxide, Archival ink pad, Versamrk
Others: Christmas border die, white embossing powder, Studio Nuvo white crystal drops, white gel pen

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Pop It Up

Here is Simon Wednesday Challenge - Pop It Up. Below is the challenge photo:

And here is the card I made to attend this challenge:


I silver embossed the frame stamp (from Hero Arts) on the dark grey cardstock and cut out the center portion. I blended Distress Oxide inks on a white cardstock background. I stamped the village background (from Hero Arts S5432) with Hero Arts ombre ink and cut out two layers to stack them with foam tapes on top of the Distress Oxide background. Finish the card foam taped the silver frame on top of the background and silver embossed the greeting "Merry Christmas" on the Distress Oxide background. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: Simon Says Stamp, MFT
Stamps: Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp
Ink Pads: Distress Oxide inks, Hero Arts ombre ink, Versamark
Others: silver embossing powder, foam tapes, Tonic Nuvo crystal drops

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Paper Smooches September Challenge - Animals

Here is Paper Smooches September challenge - animals, below is the challenge photos:



And here is the card I made for this challenge:


I used Bear Frog card die to create this cute frog and shaded it with Distress ink. I stamped the bee from Courteous Cuties set and colored it with ZIG Clean Color Real Brush, then cut it out. I attached the bee with foam tape on top of the card. Finish the card by heat embossing "bee well soon". Below is a closer look of the card:


I made this card for the donation to a hospital in Taiwan and the card will be sent from nurses or social workers to the children stayed in this hospital. Since this card is made for a boy, so I decided to make another card for a girl. 


I used the same Bear Frog card die but this time I made a panda. The bee was from Garden Greetings set. Love both of the cards, very cute! Hope these cards will bring smiles to the children who receive them. Below is another look of this card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, Stampin' Up
Stamps: Paper Smooches
Dies: Paper Smooches
Ink Pads: Distress ink, Versafine
Others: ZIG Clean Color Real Brush, clear embossing powder, clear Wink of Stella pen

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A Blog Named Hero September Challenge - One Layer

Here is A Blog Named Hero September challenge - one layer.  Below is the challenge photo:

And here is the one layer card I made to attend this challenge:


I used the masking tapes to diagonally taped down on a craft cardstock background. Then I blended in black Distress Oxide ink to form a diagonal stripe.  I randomly stamped the images from Hero Arts Fresh Herbs set with white ink on the craft background and colored them with Prisma color pencils. Finish the card by white embossing "think of you" on the black diagonal stripe. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: PTI, Stampin' Up
Stamps: Hero Arts
Ink Pads: Distress Oxide, Stampin' Up, Versamark
Others: Prisma color pencils, white embossing powder, masking tapes

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Clean and Simple

Here is Simon Wednesday Challenge - Clean and Simple. Below is the challenge photo:

And here is the card I made for this challenge:


I die cut the lace die (from Waffle Flower) and blended different shades of blue Distress ink on it. I stamped the background text stamp (from Simon Says Stamp) on the white cardstock. I attached the  lace die on the background. Finish the card by attaching "hello" (from Altenew) with foam tape onto the card. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT
Stamps: Simon Says Stamp, Altenew
Die: Waffle Flower
Ink Pads: Distress ink pads, Stampin' Up
Others: foam tapes

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Ton September Mood Board Challenge & Word Art Wednesday Challenge #300-301

Here are the two challenges I would like to attend:

1) The Ton September Mood Board Challenge, below are the challenge photos:



2) Word Art Wednesday Challenge #300-301 - Anything Goes, below is the challenge photo:


Here is the card I made to attend the above two challenges:


I was inspired by the fall colors in the mood board of The Ton September challenge. I stamped the partial of Morning Glory Border Background stamp on a watercolor paper and gold embossed it. I watercolored the images with Daniel Smith watercolors and fussy cut out the inner part of the background stamp. I used foam tapes to back the watercolor paper with dark brown cardstock and gold embossed the greeting (from Sunflower Cluster Mini set) on the cutout portion. Finish the card by sprinkling gold Finetec paints on the background and dropped some Nuvo crystal dots around the greeting. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: watercolor paper, Stampin' Up
Stamps: The Ton Stamps
Ink Pads: Versamark
Others: gold embossing powder, Daniel Smith watercolors, Finetec gold paint, Tonic Nuvo gold crystal drops, foam tapes

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Be Merry

I made this "Be Merry" picture in picture card to attend the following two challenges:

1) Lawn Fawnatics challenge #12 - create a scene, below is the challenge photo:


2) Simon Wednesday challenge - stamp it, below is the challenge photo:

And here is the card I made to attend the above two challenges:


I stamped two snowmen on the left corner (from Ready, Set, Snow set). I masked the snowmen and stamped "be merry" (from Winter Scripty Sayings set) to form a snow slope. Then, I stamped three frames (from Flirty Frames set) and die cut two of them. I stamped critters into the frames - from "Into the Woods" set, "Winter Penguin" set, and "Winter Sparrows" set. All of the images were colored with Daniel Smith watercolors. Finish the card by silver embossing snowflakes and dropped some Nuvo glitter dots. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:
Cardstock: MFT, Stampin' Up
Stamps: Lawn Fawn
Dies: Lawn Fawn
Ink Pads: Versafine
Others: Daniel Smith watercolors, clear & silver embossing powder, Nuvo glitter drops, foam tapes

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