Thursday, May 26, 2022

Stay Crafty With A Blog Named Hero May Challenge - Get Scrappy

Here is Stay Craft With A Blog Named Hero May Challenge - Get Scrappy, below is the challenge photo:

 


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


I used my inky scraps from the background I made with Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals shimmer powders to cut the sea shells (from Hero Arts' Seashells Fancy Dies). For my card background, I blended Distress Oxide inks on white cardstock and stamped Hero Arts' Script Bold Prints background with gray ink. I also used the inky scraps and Hero Arts' Cloudy Sky Scene Dies to cut out the sky/cloud pieces and stacked them together with foam tapes on top of the card. I arranged the seashells at the bottom of the card and some die cut seagulls in the sky. Finish the card by stamping "miss you" (from Hero Arts' Bug You stamp set) on the card. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, watercolor paper

Ink Pads: Gina K Designs, Simon Says Stamp

Stamps: Hero Arts

Dies: Hero Arts

Others: Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals, foam tapes, blending brushes

Thank you for visiting my blog.


Monday, May 23, 2022

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Layer It Up

Here is Simon Wednesday Challenge - Layer It Up, below is the challenge photo:


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


I white embossed MFT's Little Leaves background stamp on watercolor paper. Then I sprinkled Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals powders on the background and spritzed water to make the background color. Let the background dry completely. I cut the leaves from Simon Says Stamp's Etched Laurel Leaves dies and stacked three layers of the smaller leaves. I used Spellbinders' "happy birthday" hot foil plate to make the sentiment stripe. Finish the card by assembling them all together. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, watercolor paper

Ink Pad: Versamark

Stamp: MFT (background)

Dies: Simon Says Stamp

Others: Spellbinder's hot foil plate, Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals, white embossing powder, hot foil

Thank you for visiting my blog.

 

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Always & Forever

Here are the two challenges I would like to attend this week:

1) Altenew May 2022 Inspiration Challenge - Easy Floral Card That Screams Summer, below is the challenge photo:

 


2) Simon Monday Challenge - Add Texture, below is the challenge photo:

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



I used Altenew's Flower Bed 3D embossing folder to dry emboss the white cardstock with an angle and leave some white space on top of the background. Then I applied yellow, pink, and green inks with blending brush to color the embossed areas. I used Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust pen to highlight the flower centers. Finish the card by stamping "always & forever" (from Altenew's Sentiment Stripes stamp set) on top of the card. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT

Ink Pads: Altenew

Stamps: Altenew

Embossing Folder: Altenew

Others: blending brushes, Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust pen

Thank you for visiting my blog.


Monday, May 16, 2022

Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge - Weeks #543-544

Here is Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge - Weeks #543-544, below is the challenged word art:


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


I used Crafter's Companion's Pretty Peonies background hot foil plate to make the hot foiled background. Then I applied Simon Says Stamp's Thanks Scallop Border die on the gold foil cardstock and attached it on top of the background. I used the same border to cut twice on white cardstock and inlayed white "thanks" into the die. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, DCWV

Dies: Simon Says Stamp

Hot Foil Plate: Crafter's Companion

Thank you for visiting my blog.

 

Saturday, May 14, 2022

MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge - Sketch 593

Here is MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge - Sketch 593, below is the challenge photo:

 



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


I used MFT's Waves die set to cut three different shades of blue cardstock into four part and attached them together to form a background. I stamped the fish (from MFT's Fish You Were Here and Gill Friends stamp sets) on white cardstock and colored them with alcohol markers. I fussy cut out these fish and attached them on the background - some of them with foam tapes. I also stamped the greeting, bubbles, and seaweeds on the background. Finish the card by dropped some glitter blue on the bubbles to make them shiny. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, Neenah

Ink Pads: MFT

Stamps: MFT

Dies: MFT

Others: Copic markers, Altenew alcohol markers, foam tapes, glitter glue

Thank you for visiting my blog.


Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Simon Monday Challenge - Alcohol Drinks And/Or Inks

Here is Simon Monday Challenge - Alcohol Drinks and/or Inks, below is the challenge photo:

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


I applied Tim Holtz alcohol inks on the alcohol black cardstock to make a blue and silver color background. I used Pinkfresh Studio's Best Wishes hot foil plate and matching die to hot foil on black cardstock and die cut several times to stack them together. Finish the card by attaching the greeting and some clear gems on the background. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: Tim Holtz alcohol ink black cardstock, PTI shimmer cardstock

Inks: Tim Holtz alcohol inks

Hot Foil Plate & Die: Pinkfresh Studio

Others: hot foil, clear gems

Thank you for visiting my blog.

Sunday, May 8, 2022

MFT Color Challenge 188

Here is MFT Color Challenge 188, below is the challenge photos:




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


I used MFT's stitch die to cut out the center of background, them I stamped the butterflies (from MFT's Beautiful Butterflies stamp set) all over the background. I stamped the cut out area on the card base with the decorated greeting (from MFT's Sweet Little Memories stamp set) and colored it with Copic markers. Finish the card by attaching the butterflies background with foam tapes on the card base. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT

Ink Pads: MFT, Altenew

Stamps: MFT

Die: MFT

Others: Copic markers, foam tapes

Happy Mother's Day and thank you for visiting my blog.


Thursday, May 5, 2022

Lace Background Card

Here are two challenges I would like to attend this week:

1) Simon Wednesday Challenge - Feminine, below is the challenge photo:

2) Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge - Weeks #541-542, below is the challenged word art:


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


I die cut Pinkfresh Studio's Daisy Chain cover die on a melon color card front. I also die cut an oval stitched shape (from MFT) with the same melon cardstock and a white oval shape (from Spellbinders) to mat it. I also die cut the flower stem (from Gina K Designs' Botanical Duo dies) on white cardstock twice and stacked them together. I white embossed "hello" (from Altenew's Sentiment Strips stamp set) on the stitched oval shape cardstock. I assembled them together and put white pearls on the oval shaped area. Finish the card by dropping some white liquid pearl in the centers of the lace flowers on the background. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, PTI

Ink Pad: Versamark

Stamp: Altenew

Dies: Pinkfresh Studio, Gina K Designs, MFT, Spellbinders

Others: white embossing powder, white liquid pearl, white pearl gems

Thank you for visiting my blog.

 

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Simon Monday Challenge - Masculine

Here is Simon Monday Challenge - Masculine, below is the challenge photo:

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


I dry embossed the kraft cardstock with Simon Says Stamp's Kaleidoscope 3D embossing folder. Then I used my finger to apply Tim Holtz Distress Foundry Wax (Mined) on the embossed area, and used the heat gun to make it shine. I die cut "thank you"(from MFT's thank you die) on copper foil paper and kraft cardstock, then I stacked them together. Finish the card by attaching some copper glitter glue on the centers of the background embossed pattern. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: PTI, DCWV

Embossing Folder: Simon Says Stamp

Dies: MFT

Others: Distress Foundry Wax, glitter glue

Thank you for visiting my blog.


Saturday, April 30, 2022

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 used Altenew's Frilly Peonies 3D embossing folder to emboss a dark brown cardstock. Then I applied Tim Holtz Distress Foundry Wax (Gilded) with my finger on the embossed area and around the cardstock. I used the heat gun to heat embossed the wax. I gold embossed "praying for you" (from Altenew's Sentiment Strips stamp set) on a stripe of dark brown cardstock and attach it with foam tapes on the background. Finish the card by attaching some gold gems on the background. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: Gina K Designs, PTI

Ink Pad: Versamark

Stamps: Altenew

Embossing Folder: Altenew

Others: Distress Foundry Wax, gold embossing powder, gold gems, foam tapes

Thank you for visiting my blog.


Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Stay Crafty With A Blog Named Hero April Challenge - Blend It Up

Here is Stay Crafty With A Blog Named Hero April Challenge - Blend It Up, below is the challenge photo:

 


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


I die cut the circle (from Hero Arts' Cloudy Sky Scene dies) on the masking paper and stick it on the white cardstock background. I blended in four different colors of Distress Oxide inks on the background to create a sun set color. I die cut city buildings (from Hero Arts' Tri-fold Edge City Fancy dies) from black cardstock and stacked part of them to make it more dimensional. I removed the circle masking paper and brushed some yellow Distress Oxide inks on it. I also die cut some birds (from Hero Arts' Cloudy Sky Scene dies) and attached them on the background. Finish the card by stamping "wishing you peace" (from Hero Arts' Color Layering Koi stamp set) on the sky. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, PTI

Ink Pads: Distress Oxide inks, Hero Arts

Stamps: Hero Arts

Dies: Hero Arts

Others: masking paper, blending tools 

Thank you for visiting my blog.

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Simon Monday & Wednesday Challenges

Here are this week's Simon Monday & Wednesday Challenges I would like to attend:

1) Simon Monday Challenge - Whatever The Weather, below is the challenge photo:

2) Simon Wednesday Challenge - Rain Or Shine, below is the challenge photo:


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


I stamped the umbrella background with Paper Artsy stamp. I stamped the little girl (from Love Cynthia stamp set) on white cardstock and colored with alcohol markers, then fussy cut it out. I heat embossed the greeting (from Rubbernecker stamps) on the background and attached the little girl on the left side. Finish the card by attaching some rain drop gems on the card. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, Gina K Designs, Neenah 

Ink Pads: Altenew, Versafine, Gina K Designs

Stamps: Paper Artsy, Rubbernecker, Love Cynthia

Others: Altenew alcohol markers, embossing powder, shimmer brush pen, rain drop gems

Thank you for visiting my blog.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge - Weeks #539-540

Here is Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge - Weeks #539-540, below is the challenged word art:



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


I used Altenew's Enchanting Vines 3D embossing folder to run though the navy cardstock. Then I applied Tim Holtz Distress Foundry Wax (sterling) with my finger on the raised embossed area. Once the wax is dry, I used the heat gun to heat the wax to show the pretty distress shiny silver color. I die cut "hugs" from Birch Press Design's Big Lingo Type Hugs die set with holographic paper and vellum, I attached it on a stripe of navy cardstock. I also trim the holographic paper with two thin stripes and attached them on both top and bottom of the navy stripe. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT, Simon Says Stamp

Dies: Birch Press Design

Embossing Folder: Altenew

Others: Tim Holtz Distress Foundry Wax

Thank you for visiting my blog. 

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Pinkfresh Studio April 2022 Challenge - Geometric Shapes

Here is Pinkfresh Studio April 2022 Challenge - Geometric Shapes! Below is the challenge photo:

 


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


I used Pinkfresh Studio's Gel Tiles hot foil plate to foil the background. Then I used the matching stencil set to blend different Distress Oxide inks on the background to make it an ombre effect. I sprayed the shimmer mist on the background to make it sparkle. I used Pinkfresh Studio's Best Wishes hot foil plate and matching die to make the sentiment. I also stamped and die cut flowers (from Pinkfresh Studio's Lovely Blossoms set) to attach them under the greeting. Finish the card by attaching some sparkle gems on the card. Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: MFT

Ink Pads: Distress Oxide inks

Stamps: Pinkfresh Studio

Stencils: Pinkfresh Studio

Foil Plates & Dies: Pinkfresh Studio

Others: shimmer mist, gems, foil

Thank  you for visiting my blog.

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Simon Wednesday Challenge - Happy Birthday!

Here is Simon Wednesday Challenge - Happy Birthday! Below is the challenge photo:


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


I used the brayer and Gelli plate to mix three different colors of Distress Oxide inks on the background. Then I stamped the flower (from Paper Artsy) on the background. I also stamped some text stamps (from Paper Artsy on the background. I used a bottle cap to stamp some gold acrylic paint on the background to add some sparkle. I stamped the bottom on white cardstock and cut it out. I colored the bottle and flowers with Alcohol markers. Finish the card by white embossed "happy birthday" (from Altenew) on a stripe of black cardstock and attached it on the card with foam tapes.  Below is another look of the card:


Supplies:

Cardstock: Simon Says Stamp, PTI

Ink Pads: Distress Oxide inks, Gina K Designs

Stamps: Paper Artsy, Altenew

Others: Altenew alcohol markers, white embossing powder, gold acrylic paint, foam tapes, Gelli plate

Thank you for visiting my blog.