Hi everyone! It’s been a busy week of posting, and I’m capping it off with a quick and easy card for the next challenge at Less is More (LIM). We are back to one layer cards (OLCs) and the theme is Stripes. Seven Hills Crafts is our wonderful sponsor this month.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
The ever popular Christmas in July theme prompted this card. Stamped the snow couple image with black Memento ink on a no bleed through Copic friendly card base. Coloured with Copics, adding stripes to the scarf. 😉
Masked the image and hill then blended Tumbled Glass distress ink with a mini blending tool. Finished by stamping the sentiment in red, then again with VersaMark ink to heat emboss with clear embossing powder. Easy-peasy!
That’s it from me, but click HERE to see the wonderful cards my teammies have created. Lots of possibilities to use stripes. Just remember to make it a OLC and keep it CAS! Thank you for dropping by. Have a super day!
Happy Saturday everyone. It’s one layer card week at Less is More (LIM) and it’s a good one. Challenge #345 is Colouring In. So many possibilities with this one. Our generous sponsor this month ince again is Happy Little Stampers.
I don’t use colour pencils very often, but I love the look of it especially on Kraft. Stamped the azaleas with Intense Blackink on a top folding Kraft card base and coloured in with Prismacolor pencils. Used a rectangle die to trace a frame with a black marker. Black heat embossed the sentiment. Added clear shimmer to the flowers and a few black Nuvo drops (thanks Nonni 😉) to finish.
I was working on something else, but it didn’t work out so I went back to my favourite colouring method. 😜 Stamped the chickie with Memento black ink on a white no bleed-through Copic-friendly top folding card base. Masked it, then stamped the branch. Next, masked the branch as well as above and below the images, leaving a panel across the middle. Ink blended Squeezed Lemonade and Spun Sugar distress inks over a cloud stencil with a mini blending tool to create the sky background. Removed masks and coloured in with Copics. Stamped the sentiment with Versafine black ink and added clear shimmer to the pink clouds to finish.
That does it for me this week. For more inspirations, please check out my team’s personal blogs, which you can access from the LIM blog HERE. Once again, a friendly reminder to keep it clean and simple (CAS) and to follow the challenge guidelines. Can’t wait to see your creations. Thank you for visiting and have a lovely day!
Hello there. I am sharing a CAS birthday card I created for my friend Christine. I was going to give her one of the birthday cards in my stash, but I really wanted to use my NBUS Best Buds stamp set. She only received it today, so I couldn’t post until now
All images were stamped with Memento black ink on a Wonky Stitched X-Press It rectangle panel. The wavy streamer and sentiment were stamped first then masked. Next the floral image was stamped and masked. Then the bottom of the panel was masked before Mustard Seed distress ink was added with a Clarity brush for the background.
The images were coloured with Copics and the panel was mounted with foam tape to a white top folding card base. Clear shimmer on the flowers and a few clear sequins finished off the card.
Who doesn’t love a tropical paradise holiday with palm trees and a beautiful sunset? But my tropical paradise would be comfortable warm and not hot. When it’s hot, I just don’t function. This is why I used cool colours and not the traditional red, orange and yellow. The image and sentiment were black heat embossed on a white Stitched Rectangle panel. A reverse circle mask was then die cut from a Post It note and distress inks were blended on with a mini blending tool. Excess ink was wiped off with a tissue and the panel was mounted with fun foam on a top folding card base. A few clear sequins finished off the card.
Only one perfect holiday, so only one from me this week. 😂 Be sure to check out my team’s personal blogs for more inspirations. Hope you can join us this week. As always, remember to keep your cards CAS and to follow the challenge guidelines. Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful week!
Hey there. It’s been a pretty wet Spring here and today is no different. But where there’s showers, a rainbow is to follow, right? 😉 At least that is what my Spring Showers card is based upon. 😂 Love incorporating rainbow colours in my Spring theme cards.
A Wonky Stitched Rectangle was die cut from smooth Bristol paper. Alice was stamped with Archival black ink. She was masked, then the raindrops were stamped next. DIstress inks were used to colour the ground in rainbow colour.
Alice and the umbrella were watercoloured with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and a watercolour brush. I think this may be the first time I used the black Zig marker.
The sentiment was black heat embossed. The panel was adhered to a top folding white card base. Clear shimner was added to the umbrella and raindrops to give them a glistening look. To finish, a few Clear Rain Drops were added.