Sending You Buckets of Love

Hi everyone! I’m here today with a  card for the Casology Challenge this week.

Week 171 - Vehicle

The Cue Word this week is vehicle. Here is my card —

 

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I am not really into clean and simple cards – honestly I don’t know my style yet but I like trying different ones and just being quite diverse. I definitely know that I am a modern card maker. I don’t fancy the vintage look that much.

With this card, the started with smooth white card stock from Simon Says Stamp. I masked the sky and grassy hills and colored it in with distress inks. I used Broken China for the sky and Mowed Lawn for the grassy hill. For the vehicle image, I used the Hero Arts Father’s Day set (I think it’s discontinued). There was a truck image with a heart and I loved it. I stamped additional hearts from Lawn Fawn’s Milo’s ABC to have some hearts falling of the truck. I colored the images with a combination of Copic and Spectrum Noir  markers. For the sentiment, I used a stamp from Simon Says Stamp in Versafine onyx black ink. I cut the entire panel from the My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangle Stax and adhered that panel on to another white card base.

That’s it for this card. I will update this post later with the supply list.

Thanks for reading.

 

 

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12 Days of Christmas Cards Day 1 – Happy Holidays!

12 Days of Christmas

 

Hi everyone! Welcome to Day 1 of my 12 Days of Christmas Cards. In case you missed the previous post, I have a giveaway that will stay open until the 26th of December. So if you haven’t entered, after reading this post i would appreciate you join the giveaway.

Here is my card —

Happy Holidays

 

This card was made using the supplies from the Simon Says Stamp November 2014 card kit. This card was lifted of the RetroSketches blog. I was going to enter this for their sketch challenge, however I messed upm the dates and when I was about to enter the card, I realized that the collection period already passed. If your interested, this was the sketch I used —

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I filmed a video with the process of how I made the card. You can watch it below or on You Tube.

 

For a complete list of all the tools and products I used, please check the supply list below.

Thanks for watching. I’ll be back in a soon for Day 2 of the #12DaysofXmasCards

SUPPLY LIST:

I am experiencing technical issues with the supply list link up. Once it is fixed, I will add the supply list.

 

 

 

Wednesday Card Day – You’re So Special

Wednesday Card Day Intro

 

Hi everyone! I’m here today with a card for the CAS(E) This Sketch challenge. The sketch this week is pretty straightforward and looks easy, but once you start making a project you realize that it’s not that easy than it seems. Here is this week’s sketch —

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You're So Special

I immediately knew after seeing the sketch that i didn’t want to use patterned paper or washi tape to achieve the horizontal lines. So I decided to use watercolors instead. I used the Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads (please check the supply list for all the colors I used).

I decided to paint horizontal lines toward the right of the card. After painting all the colors, I stamped the sentiment from the Hero Arts Truly Appreciated stamp set using Versamark ink. I covered the sentiment with the Recollections Silver Detail embossing powder.

To finish the card, I added some Sparkling Clear sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.

You can watch the video here or on YouTube.


 

SUPPLY LIST –
1. Strathmore 90lb Cold Press watercolor paper
2. Tim Holtz ink pads (Seedless Preserves, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed and Peacock Feathers.
3. Hero Arts set – Truly Appreciated
4. Versamark ink
5. Recollection Silver Fine Detail embossing powder
6. Sparkling Clear sequins from Pretty Pink Posh
 

That’s it for this card. See you soon  for another another card and video.

 

 

Thanks For Being There

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Hi everyone! I’m back with another homework card from the current Online Card Class – Watercolor for Cardmakers. Today’s card is a lesson from Day 3 where we looked into coloring images using watercolor. I was very inspired by Shari’s technique so I decided to try it out.

Here is my card –

Thanks For Being There

For the main circle element, I used the Quatrefoil background stamp from Stampabilities and stamped it on Strathmore Watercolor paper using VersaMark ink. I embossed it using the Hero Arts white embossing powder. I colored the different compartments with the Tim Holtz Distress inks. I swiped some on my craft mat and added a spritz of water and picked up the ink with a paint brush (please check the supply list for the complete list of colors I used). I decided to cut out the piece and make it a circle.

For the sentiment, I used the Simon Says Stamp Thanks set and stamped a sentiment. I stamped the “Thanks” on some Bazzill Candy Hearts card stock cut using the Small Banner Shapes from SSS. Then I stamped the second part of the sentiment on some vellum. I attached the panel to the front of the base.

To finish the card, I added some sequins from Pretty Pink Posh and Lawn Fawn. (complete color list in the supply list)

That’s it for this card. Thanks for reading. I will be back with more cards from the class.

SUPPLY LIST:
1. Neenah Desert Storm card stock
2. Strathmore Watercolor paper
3. Vellum
4. Bazzill Candy Hearts card stock
5. Stampabilities Quatrefoil background stamp
6. Hero Arts white embossing powder
7. Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard      
     Seed, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean, Seedless Preserves)
8. Scotch Foam tape
9. Pretty Pink Posh sequins (Pink Peonies, Pansy, Tangerine, Lemon Drop,
     Sparkling Clear)
10. Lawn Fawn sequins (Into the Woods – light blue sequins in the mix)
11. Glossy Accents

 

 

Thanks Friend

**This card is for the Lawn Fawn CHA and Winter Catalog Challenge 

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Thanks Friend

Thanks Friend

I used brown card stock from The Paper Studio for this standard size card and layered it with kraft card stock also from The Paper Studio. For the picture, I stamped the hedgehog, tree branch, bird, and firefly from Critters in the Forest on white cardstock. After coloring and cuting, I adhered it on water color paper which I distressed with Tim Holtz distress ink in Broken China to look like a sky. I sat the 2 birds on top of the hedgehog and the hedgehog on to the branch. I stuck the firefly to look like it was flying around. I placed the blue distressed paper under the kraft card stock where I made a circle window. I stamped the sentiment “Thanks Friend” from the same critter set.

To finish the card, I drew white faux stitching lines with a Sakura white gel pen.