Masking and watercolor

Happy Sunday!

I did some more watercoloring this time using My Favorite Things stamps. I cut a rectangular piece of watercolor paper and did some stamping using the fence then masked it to stamped the wooden base. I then stamped the pot of flowers then watercolor them all.

I had a gnome that I already colored in the past and used it this time to complete my little garden scene.

I then added some flower gems from Hero Arts and a purple washi for my side banner.

My card sketch inspiration is from My Favorite Things, Wednesday Sketch Challenge #295.

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I’m also entering this card to Happy Little Stampers August CAS challenge, Masking.

And Creative Corner Challenges, Too Sweet.

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Mono Stamping

Hello there!

I love butterflies and today I’m sharing how I did this monochromatic stamped butterflies in Sarah Hurley365 blog.

To find out more on how I did this card, please visit the blog here and I hope you do try doing them too.

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I’m entering this card to

Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 368, Anything Goes.

Little Miss Muffet Challenge # 118, Anything Goes.

One Layer card stamping

Today is a super quick one layer card with minimal coloring too.

The stamp images are from Sarah Hurley while the sentiment is from Technique Tuesday.

I first stamped the outline images, then colored them by stamping another solid stamp using Hero Arts inks.

I added the sentiment and using the corner chomper, I rounded the top corners.

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Entering this card to:

 

Faith, hope and mad love

Popping in quickly to share my take in clean and simple card challenges using Sarah Hurley heart strings stamp. I used Hero Arts ombre inks to stamp the two set banners, love those contrasting colors 🙂

The sentiment I used  is from Mama Elephant.

My card inspiration is from Addicted to CAS Challenge #69: Banners.

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For my card sketch I used Happy Little Stampers, August Sketch challenge.

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And my card

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Also entering this card to Simon Says Stamp, Anything Goes challenge.

Spreadin’ a little love

Hi there!

Checking in quickly to share this watercolor card project that I colored previously. I gold embossed the succulents and colored them with my distress markers. Loving this medium 🙂

I added a die cut heart in between the two succulents to connect them in a way.

I used Hero Arts Stamp your Own Succulents and sentiment from Mama Elephant Everyday Greetings.

My sketch inspiration is from Sketch Saturday Week # 369.

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I’m entering this card to CAS-ual Fridays: CFC 141 Embossing challenge.

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Also entering in A2Z Scrapbooking July Challenge.

 

Be Amazing

Hello there!

Wow! Its been forever since I last shared a card project here.

I was  on vacation for about three weeks and got occupied with so many other things before that so I was missing in action for quite some time.

Anyway, today I’m sharing this ombre stamped butterflies at Sarah Hurley365 blog. You can visit me there too and say hello 🙂

I used three butterfly types  and ombre inks for stamping.

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I’m entering this card to Make my Monday Challenge, Things with Wings.

Also in Fab N’ Funky Challenge #260, Flora and Fauna

Coloring with Distress Markers

I was able to use  my new Distress Markers last night along with my new Succulent stamps from Hero Arts. I got them from my recent craft haul and so glad to use them this weekend.

I did some test watercoloring to see how the markers works, I think I need a little bit more practice but generally I love them!

I stamped the succulent and pot with Versamark then gold embossed them. I love the raised texture that embossing gives to the images.

Oh and I also used my new Happy Birthday stamp set from  Sweet Stamp Shop.

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I’m entering this card to the following challenges:

 

I’ll be here

I had the chance to play with my stamp win from Mama Elephant. I received this stamp for sometime now and I’m so glad to use it this time.

I colored the little girl image with promarker and fussy cut her and the teeny tiny turtle as well. I used pattern papers from Lawn Fawn. Did you noticed lately I’ve been putting sequins in every card I make?  I think that’s my latest addition in card making. I so love the sequins I got from Pretty Pink Posh 🙂

My card sketch inspiration is from Sketch N Scrap sketch # 41.

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So here’s my take

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I’m also entering this in Word Art Wednesday challenge # 165, Anything Goes.

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Deck the halls challenge

Another quick post. There’s the ”Deck the hall” challenge at Hero Arts blog and its only few hours left for the deadline.

I really wanted to take part so I did these two snowmen quickly using Hero Arts Frosty Wishes and its coordinating Frame cuts die Snowman.

I stamped the main details of the snowman and added some scrap fabric for the scarf and hat. A small piece of orange felt for the nose. I also cut one more piece of felt for the back to cover the twine that I put on top. With that twine, I can hang them now in the Christmas tree.

For more fun, I added googly eyes instead of just the plain dot.

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That’s it! Now I have a snowman ornament that I can add in my tree.

Holiday card with non-holiday stamp set

Hello everyone!

So excited to share a Christmas card today using non-holiday stamp set 🙂 A great way to stretch your stamps isn’t it?

I used the fox from the Small Things stamps set, not a Christmas theme set but rather a general hello, everyday kind of stamp set. I  used traditional red and green inks to show the Christmas colors and also added some buttons and leaves to represent a Christmas holly.

I also added a Clear Wink of Stella glitter pen to the fox for some shine.

For the background, I created my own by stamping the circle with white ink, it looks like snow using the white ink pad 🙂

I also add texture in the green tag paper by stamping the Woodgrain background stamp.

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the sentiment with some more stamped circles

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and here’s the full card

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If you’re interested in the products that I used on this project, you can check them at the inLinkz below this post 🙂

A2Z Scrapbooking store is offering a 15% discount on your purchase at the A2Z store. You can use the code RIA15 at checkout, a great time to grab the new  Hero Arts Handmade for Christmas 2014 release and some more great products on Sale!

Don’t forget to check the challenge for this month too: Must use two (2) Hero Arts Products. The time is now to get those Hero Arts supplies and materials working. So come and join in the challenge for a chance to win.

I’m entering this card to Hero Arts Holiday Challenge, Anything Goes.

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Until then!