Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Bee Happy!

Stampendous' July release includes some gorgeous flower stamps. Here's a card using the Daisy Bee Happy Cling Rubber Stamp Set.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Purple Cardstock by My Papers
Perfectly Plaid Rainbow 6x6 Petite Paper Pack by Lawn Fawn®
Gingham-Linen Rainbow Petite Prints by Doodlebug Design Inc™
Copic® Markers Used: 
   Daisy as a coneflower: BV20, BV23, V01, V05, V06, E07, E18, YR12, YR14, YR18, YR24,    YR27, YT31,  YG05
   Stems and Leaves: YG03, YG05, YG17, B14
   Bee: Y00, Y02, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y23, Y26, Y28, T5, T7, T8
   Wings: T0, T1
   Background: B000, B00
Stamping Platform
Ribbon: Source Unknown

Instructions: 
  1. Cut a piece of 12" x 12" purple cardstock in half, score, and fold to create a 6" square card.
  2. Cut a piece of purple gingham patterned paper to 5.75" square and edge with a V06 marker.
  3. Cut the plaid paper to 4" x 5.75" and edge with a V06 marker.
  4. Cut a piece of purple cardstock to 4 1/8" x 5.75". 
  5. Mat the plaid paper onto the purple cardstock, then adhere to the gingham patterned paper card front.
  6. Position the flower stamp and the sentiment on the base of the stamping platform, press the cover onto the stamps, lift the stamps, place the white cardstock to the platform's base seared with magnets, ink the stamps with Memento ink, and stamp.
  7. Color with Copic markers. Use B000 and B00 markers to outline the stamps and the sentiment.
  8. Trim the image panel to 3 5/8" x 4.25".
  9. Cut a piece of purple cardstock to 3.75" x 4 3/8".
  10. Mat the image panel with the purple cardstock and adhere to the plaid patterned paper as shown.
  11. Add the ribbon and bow to the card front as shown and adhere the card front to the card.
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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Cosmos Thank You Card

Here's another floral card using the new Cosmos Friend Cling Rubber Set by Stampendous.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Cosmos Friend Cling Rubber Set
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Blush 6x6 Lost and Found™ Two pad by My Mind's Eye™
Copic® Markers used: RV52, RV91, RV9, R81, R83, Y02, Y13, Y26, YG13, B14
Tim Holtz® Old Paper Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
Ribbon
Stamp Positioner

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of 8.5" x 11" pink cardstock in half, score, and fold to create an A2 card.
  2. Position the sentiment and the image on a stamp positioner, ink with Memento ink, and stamp onto white cardstock.
  3. Color the image with Copic markers as shown.
  4. Trim the image panel and sponge Distress ink along the edges.
  5. Cut a piece of matching pink cardstock so that it's slightly larger than the image panel. 
  6. Adhere the image panel to the pink cardstock.
  7. Cut a piece of patterned paper to 4" x 5.25" and edge with Distress ink.
  8. Adhere the matted image panel.
  9. Adhere ribbon horizontally as shown. Tie a bow and adhere to the center of the ribbon.
  10. Adhere the card front to the card.
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Bright Birthday Card!

Here's a bright and cheerful birthday card with Stampendous' new Daisy Birthday Cling Rubber Stamping Set!



Supplies:
Stampendous Supplies:

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Navel Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Gingham-Linen Rainbow Petite Prints 6x6 pad by Doodlebug Designs Inc.™
Very Vintage Dot-Designs by BoBunny Press®
Tim Holtz® Spiced Marmalade Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries.
Stamp Platform
Ribbon: Source Unknown


Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of 12" x 12" Navel (orange) cardstock in half, score, and fold to create a 6" square card.
  2. Cut a piece of polka dot patterned paper to 5.75" square and edge with a Distress ink.
  3. Adhere two lengths of yellow and orange striped ribbon to the card front, secure on the back of the card front, then adhere the card front to the card.
  4. Position the flower stamp, butterfly, and the sentiment on the base of the stamping platform, press the cover onto the stamps, lift the stamps, place the white cardstock to the platform's base seared with magnets, ink the stamps with Memento ink, and stamp.
  5. Color with Copic markers. Use B000 and B00 markers to outline the stamps and the sentiment.
  6. Trim the image panel to 3 5/8" x 4.25".
  7. Cut a piece of orange cardstock to 3.75" x 4 3/8".
  8. Mat the image panel with the orange cardstock.
  9. Cut the gingham paper to 4.25" x 4 7/8" and edge with Distress ink.
  10. Cut a orange cardstock to 4 3/8" x 5" then mat the gingham paper onto the orange cardstock.
  11. Adhere the matte image panel onto the matted gingham paper, the adhere to the card front.
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Rose Gift WindowRama Card

Stampendous' fabulous new July release includes several gorgeous floral stamp sets. I decided to create a WindowRama card using the new Rose Gift Cling Stamp Set.

Here's a front view of the card.

Here's a side view.


Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:
Secret Garden 8x8 patterned paper pad by Graphic 45™
Rain Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Copic® Markers used: R00, R01, R02, R12, R14, R27, YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99, G84, BG70, BG72
Copic® Various BG72 Reinker
Crinkle Ribbon by Tim Holtz® for idea-ology®/Advantus
Adhesive Dots by Scrapbook Adhesives™
Foam Adhesive Square by Scrapbook Adhesives™
Isopropryl Alcohol
Key

Instructions:
  1. Using the WindowRama Base Die, cut the rose patterned paper, Rain (blue) cardstock, and white cardstock.
  2. Fold the rose patterned paper backwards along the innermost score line, then use the circle die from the WindowRama die set to cut the aperture. Edge along the fold line and the aperture with the BG72 marker. Set aside.
  3. Fold the Rain cardstock forwards along the innermost fold line. Set aside.
  4. Using Memento ink. stamp the Rose Cling Stamp onto the white cardstock WindowRama Base and onto a scrap of white cardstock.
  5. Color both stamped rose images with Copic markers. 
  6. Fussy-cut the roses image that was stamped onto the scrap cardstock. Edge with a black marker.
  7. Use a stamp positioner, stamp the sentiment as shown so that it fits within the aperture of the WindowRama card front.
  8. Trim the stamped white cardstock along the innermost score lines and adhere to the Rain card base.
  9. Use foam adhesive to pop up the two fussy-cut roses over their counterparts.
  10. Using strong adhesive, adhere the patterned paper WindowRama card front to the card base.
  11. Cut a length of Crinkle Ribbon and place it into a small bowl or bag. Squirt a small amount of BG72 Copic Various reindeer over the ribbon. Add a small amount of Isopropyl Alcohol to the bag or small bowl. Squish the ribbon around until it's saturated with the color you'd like. Add more reindeer if necessary. 
  12. Hold the ribbon with a tweezer and heat set to make the ribbon crinkle and to make sure it's dry.
  13. Attach the key to the ribbon and adhere to the top of the card as shown. Tie a loose bow to finish the card.
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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

My Little Chickadee!

Here's a holiday card with Stampendous' super-sweet new Winter Chickadee Cling Stamp Set.



Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Winter Chickadee Cling Stamp Set (QS5044)
Build a Wreath Die Set (DCP1007)
WindowRama Die Set (DCP10012)
Fitted Frames A Die Cutting Dies Set (DCP1005)
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
Nocturne VersaFine Clair™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Red Cardstock
Copic® Markers:
   Bird: C00, C0,    Branch and Berries: R24, R27, R39, E71, E74, E77
Tim Holtz® Christmas Idea-ology® Paper Stash® by Advantus
Tim Holtz® Black Soot Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
Clear Starburst® Glitter Pen by Sakura
Clear Glaze® Glossy Gel Pen by Sakura
White Gelly Roll® Pen by Sakura
Ribbon

Instructions:

  1. Cut 12x12 red cardstock in half, score, and fold to form a 6" square card. Set aside.
  2. Cut patterned paper to 5.75" square and edge with Distress ink.
  3. Stamp Chickadee onto white cardstock.
  4. Color with Copic markers.
  5. Cut the image panel with the circle die from the Build a Wreath Die Set.
  6. Cut red cardstock with the circle die from the WindowRama Die Set.
  7. Mat the image panel circle onto the red cardstock.
  8. Add White Gelly Roll pen accents to berries. Let dry.
  9. Add Clear Stardust Glitter pen accents to snow on berries and branch. Let dry.
  10. Coat the "snow" with several layers of Clear Glaze pen, letting the glaze dry between layers.
  11. Adhere the matted image panel onto the patterned paper card front.
  12. Using VersaFine Clair ink stamp the sentiment onto cardstock and die-cut with one of the dies from the Fitted Frames A Die set. 
  13. Cut red cardstock with the next largest die from the same set.
  14. Mat the sentiment onto the red die-cut.
  15. Adhere a length of ribbon vertically to the card front, securing the ends behind the panel.
  16. Adhere the card front to the red card. 
  17. Tie a bow and adhere as shown to finish the card.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Owl Swoop Journey Journal

I love Steampunk and I love owls, so when I saw that Stampendous' new release included two Steampunky owls, I knew that I had to have them!

Here's my first project using the gorgeous new Owl Swoop Rubber Stamp. It's a mixed media journal that was so much fun to create, especially since I used the Journey 6x8 Wood Album by Clear Scraps.

The cover:

The spine:

Charms laying on cover:

Inside Front Cover:

Inside Back Cover:


Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Owl Swoop Rubber Stamp (R315)
6x6 Cling Clock Collage (6CR001)
6x6 Cling Crackle (6CR002)
World Map Stamp
Steampunk Clock Metal Stencil (DWLX7018)
Aged Bronze Frantage Embossing Enamel (FREG042)
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®
VersaMark™ Watermark Ink Pad by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Journey 6x8 Wood Album by Clear Scraps
Blue and White Vintage Effect Wash™ by DecoArt®
Media® Matte Medium by DecoArt®
Media® Modeling Paste by DecoArt®
Metallic Silver, Metallic Gold, Payne's Grey, and Quinacridone Gold Media® Fluid Acrylic Paints by DecoArt®
Jet Black StazOn® Ink by Tsukineko®
Watering Can Archival™ Ink by Ranger Industries
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Paper
Copic® Markers: E41, E42, E4, E44, E59, Y21,Y23,Y26, Y28, C00, C0, C1, C3, E91, E93, W00, W1, W3, N4, N6, N8
St. Tropez 8x8 Patterned Paper Pad by Prima Marketing®
Clip Bail, Jump Rings, Story Sticks, Typed Tokens, Loop Pins, Swivel Clasp by Tim Holtz® Idea-ology® by Advantus
Miscellaneous Charms
Binder Rings
Ribbon

Instructions:
  1. Brush both sides of the album covers with Blue and White Vintage Effect Wash. Be sure to paint the sides and any openings (binder holes and "Journey"). Let dry.
  2. Brush both sides of the album covers with Media Matte Medium. Let dry.
  3. Using Jet Black StazOn ink, stamp the World Map onto the bottom of the front cover and onto a piece of scrap paper. Heat set the cover and fussy-cut the the scrap paper map.
  4. Using a temporary adhesive place the scrap map over its counterpart as a mask.
  5. Using Jet Black StazOn ink, stamp the Clock Collage onto the cover,. Heat set.
  6. Using Jet Black StazOn ink, fill in any gaps on the cover with the Cling Crackle stamp. Heat set.
  7. Lift the mask and remove any of the remaining temporary adhesive. Brush the cover with a layer of Media Matte Medium. Let dry.
  8. Scrape Media Modeling Paste over the Steampunk Clock stencil onto the stamped painted front cover. Lift the stencil and clean immediately. Let the cover dry.
  9. Stamp Owl Swoop onto white cardstock using Memento ink.
  10. Color with Copic markers, fussy-cut, and edge with a dark marker. Set aside.
  11. When the Media Modeling Paste is completely dry, paint the stenciled raised image with Media Fluid Acrylic paints. Let dry.
  12. Brush the cover with Media Matte Medium. Let dry.
  13. Use the Media Matte Medium to adhere the colored fussy-cut Owl to the cover as shown. Coat the Owl and the cover with several layers of Media Matte Medium, letting it dry between the layers.
  14. Cut a piece of Mixed Media paper slightly larger than the cut out word on the cover.
  15. Press the paper into the VersaMark pad and heat emboss with Aged Bronze Frantage Embossing Powder. 
  16. Repeat step #15, then let cool.
  17. Flip the front cover over and securely adhere the Aged Bronze embossed paper face down over the reverse of the cut-out word. 
  18. Trim two sheets of the patterned paper to 5.25" x 7.75", edge with Watering Can Archival ink, then adhere over the embossed panel on the inside of the front cover and onto the inside of the back cover.
  19. Edge all sides of the front and back cover of the journal with Jet Black Archival ink.
  20. Cut journal paper, cardstock, lined paper, etc. to fit the journal. Punch holes that match up with the binder's holes.
  21. Insert binder clips to attach the front cover, hole-punched papers, and back cover.
  22. Add charms and such to the top binder clip.
  23. Thread ribbon through the other holes in the cover and tie.
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Friday, July 12, 2019

Swingin' House-Mouse Style!

This holiday card features the new Bell Swinging House-Mouse Designs® stamp.


Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
House-Mouse Designs® Bell Swinging (HMR132) Rubber Stamp
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Red Cardstock
Copic® Markers:
   Mouse Skin: BV0000, BV31, E50, E51, R20, R21
   Fur: E21, E23, E25, E31, E33, E35, E37
   Bells: Y11, Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28
   Ribbon: R24, R29, R39
   Tree: G07, G19, G29, G94
Triplus® Fineliner Pens by Staedtler
Wilde Berry Vintage Double Dot Design Patterned Paper by BoBunny Press®
Tim Holtz® Fired Brick Distress® Ink by Ranger Industries
Tim Holtz® Idea-ology® Tiny Bells by Advantus
Ribbon: Source Unknown
Gold Thread: Source Unknown

Instructions:
  1. Cut a piece of red cardstock to 7" x 10". Score and fold in half to form a 5" x 7" card. Set aside.
  2. Cut a piece of 12x12 Double Dot paper to 6.75" x 4.75" and to 5.25" x 4".
  3. Edge both panels with Distress ink. Set aside.
  4. Stamp the image with Memento ink onto white cardstock.
  5. Color with Copic markers.
  6. Cut the image panel to 5" x 3.75".
  7. Mat the image with the reverse side of the smaller panel of Double Dot paper.
  8. Adhere the image panel as shown.
  9. Adhere ribbon vertically with it secured firmly behind the card front.
  10. Adhere the card front to the card.
  11. Thread the gold thread through the openings on the top of the two bells and knot securely.
  12. Adhere the bell bearing threads slightly below the top of the ribbon.
  13. Make a double-loop bow and adhere to finish the card.
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