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Monday, October 27, 2014

Pan Pastels

Here is my first card made with Pan Pastels.  This card is 5 x 5.75.



For this card I used:
  • Dreamweaver Stencil LX 7021 Corner Flowers
  • Pan Pastels 280.5 Orange, 250.5 Diarylide Yellow, 470.5 Violet, 340.5 Permanent Red, 340.8 Permanent Red Tint, 430.5 Magenta, 380.5 Red Iron Oxide
  • Stampendous Hydrangea Garden Stamp Set
  • Memento Rich Cocoa
  • Stampendous Detailed Silver Embossing Powder
  • Versamark
To make the card, I placed the stencil on white card stock.  I used the pan pastels to color the flowers in the stencil.  I then stamped the butterfly from the Hydrangea Garden stamp set in Rich Cocoa.  The butterfly body was colored with Rich Cocoa, and the wings with the Orange Pan Pastels.  Once complete, I sealed the images, and cut the images to 4 x 5.75. 

To assemble the card, I covered the edge of a scrap piece of white card stock with Versamark (to about 1 inch), and then heat embossed with Detailed Silver embossing power.   1/4" strips were then cut from the embossed edge.  The images were mounted to the center of the card base.  The strips were added to the long edges of the image.   

Monday, October 20, 2014

Birthday Golfer with Paper Dolls for Everyday Cricut Cartridge

Here is a card that I made my stepson's birthday who loves to golf.  This card is 5 x 6.5.



For the card, I used:
  • Paper Dolls for Everyday Cricut Cartridge
  • Cricut Black Marker
  • Wink of Stella Clear
  • Copic Markers R29, YG07, G09, E11
  • Glossy Accents
  • Technique Tuesday Greenhouse Society Stems Stamp Set
  • Stampendous Pirate Gold Embossing Power
  • Versamark
To make the card, I first outlined using a black Copic marker, then cut all of the golfer pieces at 3.75 inches from the Paper Dolls for Everyday Cricut Cartridge.  
  • The body was cut from white paper, and then colored using Copic Marker E11.
  • All of the clothing, shoes, hair and cap were added to the body.
  • The flag was cut from gray card stock, then the grass colored with G09 and YR07, and the flog colored with R29.  Wink of Stella was then added to the flag and the pole.  Glossy Accents was added to the pole.
  • Wink of Stella and Glossy Accents were added to the clubs in the golf bag.
When assembling the card, I used pop dots behind the flag, and the golf bag to add a bit of dimension.  The golf bag was slung over the golfer's shoulder.  The sentiment was stamped in Versamark, then heat embossed with Pirate Gold embossing power.

Monday, October 13, 2014

2014 Halloween Card 5

Here is the last of the Halloween cards for this year.  This card is 4 x 5.5.


For the card, I used:
  • Wild Card Cricut Cartridge
  • Artbooking Cricut Cartridge
  • Martha Stewart Halloween Stamp set
  • Stampendous Enchanted Aubergine Embossing Powder
  • Distressed Inks - Spiced Marmalade, Wild Honey and Bundled Sage
  • Versamark
To make the card, I cut a circle for the moon from orange card stock.  I then cut several bats of varying sizes from the Wild Card cartridge.  The house was cut from the Artbooking cartridge at 3.75 inches. 

I then sponged the Bundled Sage ink on the bottom of the card front.  A combination of Spiced Marmalade and Wild Honey was sponged above the Bundled Sage.  The fence and sentiment were them stamped with Versamark, embossing powder added, and heat embossed.  The moon and bats were added.  The house was attached with pop dots to add dimension to the card.

Monday, October 6, 2014

2014 Halloween Card 4

The forth Halloween card.  This card is 4.25 x 5.25.


For the card, I used:
  • Wild Card Cricut Cartridge
  • WOW Copper Pearl Embossing Power
  • Versamark
  • Recollection Halloween Stamp Set
  • Wink of Stella Clear
To make the card, I cut the card from the Wild Card Cartridge.  I modified the sizing with my Gypsy to have a finished card at 4.25 x 5.5.  The blackout image, grass and stem were also cut with the same sizing.

I only used the pumpkin portion of the blackout image and attached it to the card.  I then attached the stem and grass.  To make the eyes and mouth stand out a bit, I added Wink of Stella Clear.  The sentiment was stamped with Versamark, embossing powder added and then heat embossed.

Monday, September 29, 2014

2014 Halloween Card 3

Here is the third cad for the year.  This one is 4 x 5.5. 


For the card, I used:
  • Paper Trimmings Cricut
  • Stampendous Detailed Black Embossing Powder
  • Stampendous Detailed White Embossing Powder
  • WOW Glow in the Dark Embossing Powder
  • Hampton Arts Halloween Stamp set
  • Recollections Halloween Stamp set
  • Martha Stewart Halloween Stamp Set
  • Versamark
To make the card, I cot the spider web and background from the Paper Trimmings Cricut Cartridge.  I adhered both together, and then attached them to the card front.  Although its not visible in the picture, I then used a Versamark pen, covered the spider in ink, and added the Glow in the Dark Embossing powered and heat embossed it.  I added the eyes with the Versamark pen, and then added Detailed White embossing powered and heat embossed.  The small webs in the corners were stamped with Versamark, then Detailed Black embossing powered was added and heat embossed. 

Inside of the card:


The spider webs on the inside of the card are from the Martha Stewart Halloween stamp set, and the sentiment is from a Recollections Halloween stamp set.

Monday, September 22, 2014

2014 Halloween Card 2

Here is the second of the Halloween cards I made.  This one is similar to ones I have made in the past. 


For the card, I used:
  • Paper Trimmings Cricut Cartridge
  • Wild Card Cricut Cartridge
  • WOW Copper Pearl Embossing Power
  • Versamark
  • Recollections Halloween Stamp Set  
To make the card, I cut the witch and moon from the Paper Trimmings Cricut cartridge at 3.5 inches. The bat is from the Wild Card cartridge and a left over from a previous project.  I adhered the witch and bat to the moon, then to the card front.  I stamped the sentiment on black paper with Versmark, then added the Copper Perl Embossing Powder and heat embossed.  I cut the black paper in a banner shape to 1.5 by 3.75 inches and attached it to the card front.

Monday, September 15, 2014

2014 Halloween Card 1

Its that time of year again!  Every year I make Halloween cards for the grand kids.  Here is the first of the cards made this year.



This card is 4 x 5.5, and one of the simpler cards to make. For the card, I used:
  • Paper Trimmings Cricut cartridge
  • Hampton Art Halloween Stamp set
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
To make the card, I cut the image (and the background for the image) from the Paper Trimmings Cricut Cartridge at 4.5 inches. 

I adhered the image to the background for the image, and then to the card front.  I stamped the sentiment from a Hampton Art stamp set with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.