Friday, February 26, 2016

A rainy day card

So today I've made this card to enter in some challenges I had the idea in my head to make this a shaker card which may have not been the wisest choice.  I say not the wisest choice because my rain heart windows are too small to really see anything but on the positive side it makes noise like a rain stick so still matches my theme! Gotta stay positive! With that said here is a hopefully quick post with the items I've used and challenges entered.

This is image is by All Dressed Up "A Time To Share"
I used sequins from So Suzy Stamps
Mini heart confetti and seed beads from Pretty Pink Posh
It's hard to see the sequins and seed beads through these little heart windows but I promise their in there!
I cut a rainbow out on my silhouette cameo for the inside of the card and covered it in clear wink of stella.  I love this card just because it can either be used as a get well card or sympathy card.

Now on to what I used! these colors above were used to color the umbrella and for the bar of the umbrella I used silver wink of stella. and I also used B000 for the raindrops on the top.

These are the color combo I used for her skin.

These colors were used for her outfit along with copic opaque for the little hearts on her dress.

Finally these were the sprays I used to achieve the background.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
All Dressed Up FB challenge- Hearts
All Dressed Up Blog challenge - Anything Goes

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Taste the ranbow

Hello today I'm gonna blog this card I recently made for anyone curious how I did it or what I used.  This is going to be mostly pictures because I'm too lazy to have to type a whole bunch and I just think its more

I had craft supply ordering withdrawals so went ahead and scratched that itch and wanted to play with some of the new things I ordered. One of them was this beautiful butterfly stamp by memory box called fluttering, so I decided to make a card with it.

Using this cardstock and frog tape, I taped it down to my mat leaving a 1/8" border on all sides

I then sprayed the cardstock with the pink and blue first blotting up some of the extra ink that pooled.  Be careful to use clean sides of the paper towel your using or you'll end up dabbing the ink you alrdy collected on a new section that you may not intend to get that color in.
I then took my yellow and sprayed the top and bottom corner and blotted the excess of that also.
Once dry I used these ink splat stamps with water to give it a splotchy look, better it didn't turn out how I had planned so I think next time I'll just skip this stamp and maybe using a paint brush just flick some water across.
My next step I stamped my image down with black versa craft ink and embossed it

I don't have a pic of these next few steps sorry=(
After the embossing was heat set I went in with the izink coloring in each butterfly. You cant tell by the picture but it gives it a pearlescent shine.  I had ordered this thinking it was an opaque white that was pearlescent but was wrong! Anyway this project gave me the opportunity to play with it anyway.
Next I went in with the copic opaque on each butterfly to add some interest to each one and just make them stand out more.

Also went in with a little clear wink of stella on each one to give a little more sparkle. After this I took a stencil and some new paste I want to try out and added it to the corners. It wasn't really transparent like I thought it would be but still absorbed the ink to blend in.  oh I almost forgot! before I did this I also sprayed my paper with some workable fixative in the hopes that later if it accidentally gets a little wet the ink won't go everywhere. Ok back to it after the paste dried I added some stickles of matching colors to the paste.

Next using my ATG I glued to an A2 size card. Now the finally step I took some double click connections AKA double click skittles in the closest colors I had to my card and adhered them with some tombow glue.  Boy this was a lot more typing then I expected! I hope this was helpful to you!

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, February 15, 2016

green dragon card

Hello to anyone who's out there. I'm back to post for a challenge and even though I have the worst luck when it comes to drawings I'll keep trying!

So today I wanted to try something different I saw on someone else's blog.  They used images of the markers they used instead of typing everything down! I'm sure a lot of you have seen this already but for my first time seeing this because I myself am not much of a blog hopper I thought this was ingenious especially to someone who's as lazy as I am! the  only thing I will type down are the stamps I used. 


Tiddly Inks - A treasured friend
Make it Crafty - Whimsical beanstalk

Markers I used to give  it a sepia feel

Colors I used on the dragons

Other materials used

Challenges entered
Markerpop blog challenge #88 St. Patricks day or greens