Monday, April 24, 2017

Mixed Media Tutorial "Learn From Yesterday" Tag with Sin City Stamps


It seems like forever since I used some of my "own" stamps from Sin City Stamps
BUT...
that is about to change.
I am hoping to share with you at least once a week some inspiration from using my stamps or sharing what is new over at Sin City Stamps.
SO...
for today I created a mixed media Tutorial "Learn From Yesterday" Tag!!!
Enjoy!


Die cut tag using an old vanilla folder...
Apply distress ink to the top with a blending tool.
Stamp "Memories" Background to tag with black ink.
Spatter with paint; dry.
Distress edges of tag with distress tool.


Die cut prepared tag using Mixed Media Die.
Adhere to top of green card stock; distress and ink edges.


Lay stencil on prepared tag; apply paste with palette knife.
Dry.


Stamp "Memories" Flower stamp on water color paper; color with markers.


Stamp around prepared "Memories" Flower with black ink.
Die cut prepared flower the size of an ATC.
(HINT: I used a Sizzix Die)
Distress and ink edges; adhere to front of tag with tiny attacher.
Fussy cut extra flowers; add to top of flowers at center.
Tip petals up and add enamel dots.



 Do a wash of distress marker on to watercolor paper; dry.
Stamp "Memories" Flowers and Borders to top with distress marker.
Stamp "Memories" Every Single Day Sentiment to top with black ink.


Distress and ink edges.
Add to top of prepared tag with pop dots.


Tie ribbon to top of prepared tag.


I hope you have been inspired to make yourself a mixed media tag using some of Sin City Stamps.
You can see my collections HERE!!!
OR
Look over the Sin City Store HERE!!!
STOP...
TO CHECK OUT THE PRE-ORDER STAMPS...HERE!

Supplies:
Sizzix XL Tag, ATC Die and Mixed Media #2 Die
Ranger Distress Ink: Fossilized Amber, Barn Door, Crackled Pistachio
Ranger Bubble Stencil
Distress Markers: Festive Berries, Mowed Lawn, Mustard Seed, Forest Moss
DecoArt Media Paint: Carbon Black, Titanium Whitef
May Arts Wrinkle Ribbon
Watercolor Paper
Distress Tool
Tiny Attacher
Xyron Adhesive
Pop Dots
Black and Brown Ink

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Upcycled Nature Sketchbook Embroidery Hoop with Graphic 45



“I love going junkie, going to yard sales, flea markets…you name it I love searching for unique and interesting pieces that I can upcycle!
Last summer I found a box of unique embroidery hoops…so when we were asked to upcycle a project this month; I grabbed one of the hoops along with Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Collection to create a unique wall piece.
I hope as we are entering Spring/Summer make sure to grab some fun items that you can use your Graphic 45 papers on.” Pam
Upcycled Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Embroidery Hoop Snapguide will definitely make you happy.



Hint: Wrap washi tape around frames, hoops or other narrow wood pieces to create interest.

Hint: Add lace to insides of frames, hoops or other narrow wood pieces to create interest.
Wrap wreath with Graphic 45 Washi Tape.
Add vintage lace to top with glue gun.

HINT: Save  the packaging from your Graphic 45 products to upcycle.


Begin by decorating your Graphic 45 Tag Packaging with Nature Sketchbook Pattern Paper


Add crackle paste using a stencil and palette knife.
Add border punch scallop strips and punch flowers.


Add Nature Sketchbook Flower, Chipboard, etc. to top of prepared tags.
Add to prepared tags to top of embroidery hoop.
Add twine to chipboard button; adhere to top of tag.
Add metal key lock.


Add Nature Sketchbook Journal sentiment to side of prepared embroidery hoop.
Add a few more of the flowers and chipboard.


Make double bow.
Adhere to top of prepared Nature Sketchbook Embroidery Hoop.


I hope I have inspired you to grab an embroidery hoop and some of Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook to create yourself a fabulous home d├ęcor project. Hugs Pam
Materials Used:
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook 12 x 12 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook 8 x 8 Paper Pad
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Journaling Chipboard
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Cardstock Die Cuts
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Chipboard
Graphic 45 Washi Tape
Graphic 45 Packaging
10” Embroidery Hoop
Palette Knife
Deco Art Crackle Paste
Ranger Speckle Stencil
May Arts Lime Green Wrinkle Ribbon
May Arts Red Wrinkle Ribbon
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Bird Wreath
5/8” Circle Punch
1” Flower Punch
½” Flower Punch
Scallop Border Punch
Clear Gemstones
Dark Brown Twine
Soft Mat
Stylus
Tweezers
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Scotch Dry Glue
Pop Dots

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Graphic 45 Design Team.  This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thank You For Being Such A Dear Card with Stampendous and Creative Impressions


Hi Friday!!!
Are you enjoying the Stampendous/Creative Impressions Blog Hop?
Remember to leave comments for a chance to win some beautiful Creative  Impression Ribbon and a Birthday Ensemble from Stampendous.


Adhere black card stock to top of card base.
Corner punch pattern paper; adhere to front of card base.
Corner punch purple card stock and pattern paper; adhere to front of card base. 


Stamp image twice on white paper with black ink; color with markers.
Corner punch one of the colored images; adhere to black card stock. 
Add to front of card front with pop dots. 
Fussy cut second prepared flower image with scissors. 



Add to front of prepared card front. 

 Add bow. 

 Stamp sentiment on white paper with black ink.
 Create tag with scissors; adhere to black card stock. 
Add to front of prepared card.
Add dot silver sparklers to front of card. 


Thanks for stopping by. Hugs Pam

Stampendous Supplies:

Other Supplies:
Copic Markers: B02, G17, V15, Y38, YR27, R17, R22, R29
Graphic 45 Secret Garden Patter Paper
Creative Impressions 3/4" Orange Crepe Ribbon
1/2" Corner Punch
Black and Purple Card Stock
Pop Dots
5" x 6 1/2" Card Base
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Double Duty Love with Emerald Creek Supplies Dare Challenge!


Hi everyone! Are you ready for the next challenge on the Emerald Creek Supplies Dare Blog!!!
WELL...
It is all about Double Duty...
I took it to be a literal meaning...
SO...
I created two cards that I will be able to be used in the future..
LET SEE...
WE HAVE...
Easter, Mother's Day, Graduations, maybe a birthday...
SO YOU SEE...
My "double duty" card will fit many up and coming holidays or events.


Begin by first applying pattern paper to the front of card bases.
Stamp flower image on to paper with distress ink.


Lay stencil on prepared card front; apply paste with palette knife. Dry.


Wrap card front with ribbon; tie off in a knot.



Stamp "Love" image on to journal blocks with black ink.
Die cut frame from pattern paper; adhere "Love" block to top with pop dots.
Add prepared frame to top of card with pop dots.


Paint chipboard with paint. Dry.


Apply Boss Gloss to top of painted chipboard; emboss with embossing powder.


Adhere emboss chipboard to card front.


Die cut flowers from pattern paper.


Mist die cuts with water; wad up. Dry.
Open piece up and layer together with brad.


Adhere flower to front of card.


Stamp butterfly on pattern paper; fussy cut out.
Layer together at bodies; lift wings up.


Adhere butterflies to front of card.


Emerald Creek Supplies:

Other Products:
5 1/2" x 5 1/2" Kraft Card Base
Ranger Speckle Stencil
Spellbinders Lattice Rectangles Die
Sizzix Romance Flower Die
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Feathery Flourishes
White Ribbon
Wendi Vechhi Crackle Paste
Palette Knife
Boss Gloss
Stamp Block
Embossing Heat Tool
Pop Dots
Adhesive
Bo Bunny and Kaisercraft Pattern Paper


We hope you have enjoyed the new challenge on for the dare...Double Duty! I hope you have entered your project on the Emerald Creeks Supplies Dare Blog....HERE!!!

To enter this month's Double Duty Dare, use the InLinkz on the Emerald Creek Supplies Blog. Remember to follow the challenge rules as posted on the right sidebar of the blog, in order to be eligible.



 The winner, as voted upon by our Design Team members, receives a $50 Gift Certificate for the Emerald Creek Craft Supplies Shop and the top 3 Special Mentions receive a badge to post on their blog and a 20% off discount code for the shop.
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Dragonfly Wings Card with Stampendous and Creative Impressions


Hi everyone!!!
Are you enjoying the Stampendous/Creative Impressions Blog Hop?
I hope you are...and remember to hop all week and leave comments for a chance to win some beautiful Creative  Impression Ribbon and a Birthday Ensemble from Stampendous.


I began my card by firstadhere card stock to front of card base. 
Blend distress inks to white paper using blending tool. 


Lay stencil on prepared distress paper; apply paste using palette knife. Dry. 


Adhere to white paper; add to card front. 


Adhere pattern paper and border strip to front of card. 


Stamp dragonfly wings image to white paper twice. 
Color image with markers. 


Mat one on white paper and seafoam paper. 
Add to front of card with pop dots. 


Fussy cut second colored dragonfly wings; add to top of other dragonfly with pop dots. 


Add bow with glue dots.


Thanks for stopping by. Hugs Pam

Stampendous Supplies:
CRW182 Cling Dragonfly Wings
DMLJ860 Borders Combo 
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
Dreamweaver Embossing Paste (DEP)
Dreamweaver Palette Knife (DPK)

Other Supplies: 
Copic Markers: YR23, YR27, B000, B02, C0, BV0000
Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest Paper Pad
Ranger Distress Ink: Cracked Pistachio and Broken China
My Colors Card Stock: Seafoam
Creative Impressions
Blending Tool
5" x 6 1/2" Cream Card Base
Adhesive
Pop Dots
Glue Dots
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