Hello there! I’ve been struggling with the heat lately, so I wasn’t sure if I was going to get my card done, but I did! It was created from all NBUS (Never Before Used Stuff)!
The locket / key were die cut four times from scraps of silver foil paper, then stacked. The envelope was die cut from a scrap of regular white cardstock. The postage panel was die cut from a scrap of watercolor paper.
Used the splash watercolouringtechniqueand Distress Oxide inks (Peacock Feathers, Mermaid Lagoon and Blueprint Sketch) to give it colour and texture. Black heat embossed the sentiment with Versafine black ink and clear embossing powder. Really love this smart sentiment!
Popped the postage panel up with foam tape onto a white top folding card base, then added the envelope/locket/key to finish.
Hello again! It’s nice to have a bit more energy the last few days to craft. This is why it’s my third day in a row that I’m posting! Today I have two cards to share. STAMPlorations is celebrating 5 years this month and their challenge is to CASE their STAMPgirls. There are so many inspiring projects by the talented STAMPgirls. I just chose what jumped out at me and what I have in my supplies. 😉 These cards were super easy and quick.
Hello there! I’m back with a rare type of card to share today. Late last night my husband asked if I had a retirement card… he needed one for a colleagues who retired today! Nothing like getting plenty of advance notice! 😂 So I woke up this morning to get started, but I could not for the life of me remember which set had the ‘happy retirement’ sentiment. I found a slightly different retirement sentiment and ended with this.
Started by stamping thecocktail with Memento black ink on X-press It paper. Masked it and the bottom part, then blended Squeezed Lemonade and Carved Pumpkin DOx inks with a mini blending tool. Removed masks and coloured in the image with Copics. Die cut ‘enjoy’ once from a scrap of X-press It paper and four more times from a scrap of regular thick white cardstock. Ombré coloured the X-press It diecut with red Copic markers, then stacked all five pieces for dimension.
In my haste to get this done within the timeframe, I smeared ink on the panel. No time to start over, so I die cut a frame from X-press It paper with an A2 size stitched rectangle die (retired) and a duo sided stitched rectangle die. Adhered the panel to a white top folding card base and popped the frame up with foam tape to give it dimension. Heat embossed ‘your retirement’ with white embossing powder on a black strip. To finish, added clear shimmer to the umbrella and ‘enjoy’ diecut, Crystal Glaze to the glass and a few round clear drops.
My husband said his colleague loved it. 😊 Thank you for stopping by. Have a great day!
Hello there! Dropping in quickly to share a fun silly masculine card good for multiple occasions.
On a stitched rectangle panel die cut from Neenah cardstock, stamped the elephant with Memento black ink. Masked it and stamped the bee. Masked the bee and the ground, then ink blended Mustard Seed distress ink through a Warp Speed stencil with a Clarity brush.
Removed the stencil and ink blended more Mustard Seed ink around the image with a mini blending tool. For more definition to the ground line, blended what ink remained on the black mini blending tool. Removed masks and coloured with Copics. Black heat embossed the sentiment, thenadhered the panel to a black/white card base to finish.