Thursday, June 21, 2018

Adventure Begins.....with Graphic 45 Imagine Collection


Are you always traveling a road of endless adventure?
It seems like I am...
Between family, travel, creating and everyday life it seems like the adventure is always taking a twist or turn here or there. 


Today I am celebrating life's adventure with a fun card using Graphic 45 Imagine Collection. 
Begin by adhering pattern paper to the top of blue card stock and adding to the front of a 5" x 6 1/2" card front. 
Die cut Clock pieces from the Square Tag & Clock Die; adhere to top of cards. 


Fussy cut Sentiment from border strip paper; add to front of card with pop dots. 
Add a few extra fussy cut flowers to the top of card. 


Fussy cut small butterflies from the pattern paper; layer together with pop dots. 
Add Glossy Accent to center to give dimension. 



 Add Epherema Card to top of  card; fussy cut second image and place on card with pop dots. 


Add small Metal Clock Key to front of card. 


Add bow and fussy cut butterfly to finish card. 


I hope you are inspired to enjoy life's adventures...start a new beginning each day and celebrate making cards with Graphic 45. Pam
Supplies:
Graphic 45 Imagine Collection
Graphic 45 Metal Clock Key 
Graphic 45 Square Tag & Clock Die
MayArts Ribbon
Xyron Mega Runner
Pop Dots
Blue Card Stock
5" x 6 1/2" Card Base
Glossy Accent

Monday, June 18, 2018

ATC Coins with Ranger Distress Ink and Blank Page Muse Stamps


ATC COINS...
Artist Trading Coins
are all the rave right now!!!
Have you made any yet!!!
It is a fun way to trade with friends just like you did when Artist Trading Cards were so popular!!!



I have to confess I drew these and Blank Page Muse Stamp is my manufacturer of stamps!


Begin you ATC Coins by punching out 2 1/2" circles from Derwent Academy Textured Surface Water Color Paper. 
Stamp images on to watercolor paper with Ranger Archival Blank Ink. 
Using Ranger Ink and a paint brush; paint the images. 
Dry. 


Add drops of Glossy Accent to center of flowers and on the ATC Coin backgrounds. 
Dry!
I hope I have inspired you to grab your Blank Page Muse Stamps and create some ATC Coins to trade with your friends!!! 
Pam

Supplies:

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Friends Clean and Simple Card


Friends....I just love the vintage pattern paper in Authentique Meadow Collection!
 It is just so pretty and reminds me of the fabric I used to use to create my daughters jumper with. 
I rarely do Clean and Simple designs but today I am sharing my Friends Card that just aloud the paper to speak for itself. 


Begin by first applying card stock and pattern paper to front of 5" x 6 1/2" card base. 
Deco Punch corners of pattern paper, card stock and Epherema Card. 
Add pattern paper and Epherema Card together with your Xyron Mega Runner.
Place on card front with pop dots. 


Add flags, banner strip and small flower from the Authentique Meadow Die Cut sheet to top of card to finish.
 I hope you are inspired to create some Clean and Simple Cards. Pam

Supplies:
Authentique Meadow Collection Kit and Die Cut Sheet
Navy Blue Card Stock
Deco Corner Punch
Xyron Mega Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Pop Dots
5" x 6 1/2" Card Base

Friday, June 15, 2018

Happy Fathers Mixed Media Card

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as a Artist for Blank Page Muse Stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.


Father's Day is right around the corner...so grab you Clearsnap Colorbox Blend Inks and Blank Page Muse Stamps and create a quick and easy card using a bit of Authentique Sea Maiden Collection and some of Tim Holtz Ideology pieces. 


Adhere pattern paper to card front.
Apply inks to water color paper; stamp background image. Adhere to front of card base.
Apply ink to water color paper. Stamp background image.



Stamp background images with blend ink.
Add paint over stencil with stencil brush; dry.


Wrap ribbon around bottom; tie in bow.
Add to top of card with pop dots.


Stamp heart and emboss with Baked Texture.
Fussy cut and place on card front with pop dots.
Add paper dolls to front of card.


Do doodle lines with pen.



Stamp sentiment; add to front of card with pop dots.


Add twine bow and metal ribbon.



Supplies:
Xyron Mega Runner
Authentique Sea Maiden Collection
Tim Holtz Ideology and Paper Dolls
Emerald Creek Supplies Baked Texture
Clearscrap Colorbox Blends
Sakura Pen
Watercolor Paper
May Arts Ribbon and Twine,
5” x 6 ½” Card Base

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as a Artist for Blank Page Muse Stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Dream Higher....


Dream Higher Card!!!
Set goals and when they are achieved set new ones is my motto!!! 
Dream Big, Dream High!!!


Today I am hoping you are inspired to do just that with this simple and easy card. 
Cut, layer and adhere matted strips and pattern paper to your card base. 


Add a few punched out circle images and place on your card with pop dots and a gemstone for added dimension.


You can never go wrong a project by adding a few flags or banners. 


Layer a fabulous inspiring Epherema Card to the front of your card with pop dots. 


Add a sticker and twine along with a few more gemstones to finish out the card.


I hope you are inspired to Dream Big!!! Dream Higher!!! Reset those Goals when achieved!!! Pam

Supplies:
Authentique Seafarer Collection Kit
Red and Twine
Clear Gemstone
Red Card Stock
Pop Dots
Xyron Mega Runner
5" x 6 1/2" Card Base

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nature Mixed Media Wrapped Journal with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team

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


Good Morning my fabulous friends! 
Are you enjoying the wonderful and creative projects that Eileen Hull design team has shared so far using her Book Club 2 Collection from Sizzix!!! 
They will be available soon in your local Scrapbook Store, at the Sizzix Store or in Eileen Etsy Shop!!!


Today I created a Nature Mixed Media Wrapped Journal using Alcohol Inks. 


Begin by cutting several pieces of the Surefire Aluminum Tape.
Remove adhesive backing and add to Wrapped Journal that has been cut out from mat board. 


Ink using Ranger's Alcohol Inks; dry. 


To create inside pages...
Cut the sewing strings from on Mini Composition book. 
Separate into 4 equal piles. 


Cut  15 pages from copy paper to measure 4 1/2" x 6 1/8". 
Fold in half. 


Stamp your Grunge images to top of created copy paper pages. 
Ink Grunge flowers with Colorbox Blends


Repeat until you have 4 sets of stamped and inked sets. 
Layer pages together inside a pattern paper cover and staple at the bind to create Signature Pages.  


Color elastic with Colorbox Blends; dry. 
Tie prepared signature page inside Wrapped Journal .


Adhere large metal knob over the elastic ties. 


Die cut Gadget Gears our with covered pattern paper chipboard. 
Mat to pattern paper; ink edges with Nutmeg Colorbox Blend. 
Adhere to top of Wrapped Journal .


Apply alcohol ink to top of large metal dragon fly; dry. 
Adhere to top of Wrapped Journal .


Add small chipboard "Butterfly" piece to top of Wrapped Journal ,


Fussy cut and layer two butterflies from pattern paper; adhere to journal. 
Add small metal clip to help keep journal closed. 


Die cut flowers and leaf from the Flower and Leaves Journaling Die; color with Colorbox Blends.
Layer together; add to top of Wrapped Journal .
Add small metal nail head and black gemstone to center of prepared flowers. 


Adhere a piece of ribbon under the front of gear on front of Wrapped Journal  and a piece under back of same gear. 
Tie to close Wrapped Journal .


Decorate inside cover lid with prepared gear and small Epherema Card. 


Make sure to head over to Eileen Blog HERE to see this weeks inspiration using the new Book Club 2 Dies! Pam

Supplies:
#662811 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Flower and Leaves Journaling Die 
#662816 Sizzix/Eileen Hull Wrapped Journal 
#66193 Sizzix Gadget Gears
#660331 Passport Book
Basket Weave Embossing Folder
Sizzix Little Sizzles Mat Board
Graphic 45 Nature Sketchbook Collection
Blank Page Muse Grunge Stamp Set
Clearsnap Colorbox Blends: Stop; Leaf, Golden, Nutmeg, Beach

Ranger Alcohol Ink: Honeycomb, Poppyfield, Mermaid, Teakwood
Ranger Black Archival Ink
Surefire Aluminum Tape
Metal Dragonfly, Paper Clip, Nail Heads, Knob
Mini Composition Book
White Card Stock
Pop Dots
Xyron Mega Runner
MayArts Golden Ribbon and Tan Twine



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