Thursday, February 14, 2019

Enjoy your day

The Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Channel is: B&W+ one color, showcasing Avery Elle Products.

For my card I used the Avery Elle set called Beside the sea for the sentiment.

I masked a portion of the cardbase so I could inkblend the blue Distress Oxides, I used: Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China and tumbled glass, all ONE color I think, just different hues hehe.
I then too off the mask at the top so I could position the girl with butterflies so the butterflies  come outside the inked portion.The stamp is from StudioLight (Stampsl355) and I've stamped it with Versafine Onyx black ink.
I've used the same ink to stamp the  Creative expressions Magical Meadow on the  lower part of the inked strip.

Then I stamped the sentiment from Avery Ellle, also with Versafine onyx black ink.
Added a few blue glittery enamel dots and thought it done :-D

For more information on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, see this.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Color Changing Chameleon from Your Next Stamp, video

The Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge is to make an interactive card.
The Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge is Typography (play with letters).
Not entirely sure if adding a sentiment is playign with letters, might have to  make another, but for now this is it.

I made a spinning wheel card. instead  of the dies included in the set to make a video, I used the Chameleon shape.
The Chameleon is from Your Next stamp (one in a chameleon), it comes with matching dies, but I don't  have them.

For my wheel I've used a scalloped circle diecut and inkblended Distress inks on them (Candied apple,carved pumpkin, mustard seed,twisted citron, mowed lawn, blueprint sketch, wilted violet  ans picked raspberry).

I stamped the chameleon and sentiment on a panel, the same size as the card base and I've used Versafine Clair Ink for that.
I then cut out the chameleon with a little border and poked a hole in the centre of the  panel.

I also stamped the chameleon with Stazon on acetate and mounted this behinde the opening so the line drawing or stamping is back.

Punched a notch frm the side, so you can actually turn the wheel. I forgot to do this on

the cardbase too, and fixed it later only to cut into my wheel, so don't do that ;-).
 A brad keep everything in place and some foamtape add dimension between the wheel and the cardbase, so it turns easier.

I did use a nice purple brad but to make it look like it belongs there, in the middle on my white panel, I added some enamel dots.

I think it's super fun how the Chameleon  changes color, almost real;-)..ha..

For more information on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, see this.
For more information on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, see this.



Thursday, February 7, 2019

You're my favorite human

I 've used this sentiment once with a puppy, But I thought it would also go well with a robot, another critter and these Aliens, of course.

I made it for the Male Room Challenge: love your men.
I don't have a man in my life, but my neighbour girl asked me for a card for her "love interest" hehe she's 8..not sure if they're together yet, didn't ask, but he loved everything Sci-fi, so I thought this to be perfect?

I masked of an area for the space and applied Distress inks in various colors and then splattered with water, white and Silver Distress Spray Stains, heat setting in between.

The images I colored with Spectrum Noir markers and cut them out. They are from Craftin Desert Divas (outer space and Space cadet). The sentiment is from Paper Smooches ( Fun and flirty). I've used Versafine Clair Nocturn ink to stamp it.

Mounted the Aliens with foam tape.

For more information on the Male Room Challenge, see this.


Interactive slider card with Joy Craft , video


Monday, February 4, 2019

How does the Easter Bunny stay in shape?

He does Hare-obics haha..
OK I think that's funny. It's a set from Inky Antics called Easter Riddles and I stamped one of the bunnies from the same set with My Favorite Things Extreme black ink, colored him with my Spectrum Noir markers and cut him out. The sentiments I stamped with Versafine Clair ink.


I made the card for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: add some red, showcasing Inky Antics Products.I only have this set of theirs and a Christmas one I think, either way both are a bit early ;-)


For the background I swiped Red Magic  from Versamagic on the cardbase. Heat set it, then stamped the My Favorite Things  Wavy Coloring book stamp with Versamark and heat embossed it with Wow!  metallic rich gold embossing powder. I thought it would mimic decorated Easter eggs. for the eggs windows I used my plotter, the dies I have were not the right size for this design.Mounted the panel with foamtape and added it to the cardbase. then placed the Easter Bunny.

For more information on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, see this.



Sunday, February 3, 2019

AAA Cards Challenge #133: One layer and Love, with video


This fortnight our challenge is: one layer with an optional twist of the theme love.

Our sponsor is Stamplorations, sadly I have none of her fab products (yet).But you can win a $25 giftcard.

For my card I used "fluweel" cardstock, which means Velvet card. It's said to work well with inkblending (much like Bristol smooth it dulls the colors a lot) and with Copics, haven't tried that yet. I've used my Faber Castell Polychromos pencils to color the cat and Nuvo Midas touch for the heart, to add a bit of shimmer and interest.

I stamped the images and sentiment with Versafine onyx black ink and heat set it.

The sentiment is from CAS-ual Fridays (heartfelt sayings) and the cat and heart are from Craft Sensations.

I used odorless spirits to blend the pencils.
Pretty simple card, a must with one layer and CAS I think. Coming up with it took longer than making it I think..

For more information or to play along the AAA Cards Challenge, see this.