Thursday, September 27, 2018

Dream Card with Hidden Tag with Graphic 45


Create Your Own Dream...what a beautiful saying! We should all have dreams and goals even if they are short ones for us to achieve! Think about your dreams...next think of the steps that you will need to take to reach them. I was always taught the sky is the limit so reach for it!



Adhere pattern paper and Epherema card to front of card base


Add Epherema Card to front of card base with pop dots; making sure to place them only on the edge of Epherema Card so the tag will fit under. Add second fussy cut tag to top with pop dots. 



Decorate top of Epherema Card with fussy cut butterflies. 


Die cut and make flowers; adhere to top of card with bow.  Add flower to top of sentiment.


Create tag by covering with pattern paper. Die cut doily adhere to top. Die cut Epherema Card image and insert in center of doily



Add sentiment to tag.

Add fussy cut flowers to front of tag along with ribbon.


Supplies:
Graphic 45 Imagine 12 x 12 Collection

Graphic 45 Imagine Epherema Cards

Graphic 45 Regular Tag Album

Graphic 45 Large Tag, ATC & Floral Die

Graphic 45 Square Tag & Clock

Ribbon

Clear Gemstones

Pop Dots

Xyron Tape Runner

6” x 8” Kraft Card Base

Monday, September 24, 2018

Every Single Day Mixed Media Card with Xyron and Clearsnap



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

Hi Xyron and Clearsnap Fans! 
Today I created a "Every Single Day" Mixed Media Card using Xyron adhesive and Clearsnap Colorbox Blend Inks.


Begin by first distressing light blue and red pattern paper with a distress tool; ink edges with Clearsnap Colorbox Nutmeg Blend


Apply Clearsnap Colorbox Stop ink to top of craft mat; spray with water. 
Drag piece of watercolor paper through wet ink. Dry.



 Stamp images from Memories Stamp set to top of prepared inked watercolor paper.


Spatter with white paint; dry. 
Distress edges of prepared paper; ink edges with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Nutmeg ink.


Adhere prepared background paper to top of card front with Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive.


Paint chipboard pieces with white paint; dry.


Ink each of the prepared chipboard pieces with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends ink




Emboss each piece with Emerald Creeks Supplies Baked Texture Embossing Powder.


Adhere butterfly to top of card front.


Adhere prepared chipboard pieces to card front.


Stamp sentiment with embossing ink; emboss with Aroma Just Java embossing powder. 
Ink over top of prepared piece lightly with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Stop Ink. 
Distress edges of sentiment and pattern paper; ink edge with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Nutmeg Ink.


Add to front of card with pop dots.


I hope you are inspired to create something today and "everyday" that will make you HAPPY! 
Pam

Supplies:
Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Xyron Creative Station Lite with Permanent Adhesive
Clearsnap Colorbox Blends: Sunshine, Bay, Stop, Nutmeg
Blank Page Muse Memories Stamp Set
Emerald Creek Supplies Baked Texture: Ancient Amber, Chunky Rust, Deep Sea
Emerald Creek Supplies Aroma: Just Java
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Chipboard
Authentique Spectrum Paper Pad
Watercolor Paper
DecoArt Titanium White Paint
Black and Embossing Ink
Distress Tool
Pop Dots
5" x 6 1/2" Card Base

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









Saturday, September 22, 2018

Everything Mixed Media Canvas with Graphic 45


Happy Saturday!!!
 I created a mixed media canvas using Graphic 45 Imagine Collection! 
I love how perfect the collection is to anyone's creative imagination! 


Begin by applying Crackle Paste over stencil to canvas using palette knife. Dry.
Mix paints to achieve color hues to match pattern paper. 
Paint washed layers of paint to canvas; drying between each layer.


Stamp background images onto prepared canvas with paints; dry


Adhere chipboard frame and Epherema card to top of canvas. 


Fussy cut images from pattern paper


Add fussy cut images with pop dots


Adhere metal gears to top of canvas.


Tie twine bow to hot air balloon. 
Add twine string to bow


Twist and turn twine around gears and attach to Epherema Card


Add bow and flowers to canvas.


I hope you are inspired to create a mixed media canvas with DecoArt Media Paints, some of Graphic 45 Imagine pattern papers and a few Blank Page Muse Stamps. Pam

Supplies:
Graphic 45 Imagine 12 x 12 Pattern Paper
Graphic 45 Imagine Epherema Cards
Blank Page Muse Stamps: Grunge Stamps and Art Journaling Mixed Media Art Stamps 1
Deco Art Acrylic Paint: Carbon Black, Titanium White, Pale Gold, Cobalt Teal Hue, Primary Yellow, Primary Magenta, Cerulean Blue,
Deco Art Crackle Paste
May Arts Ribbon and Twine
Flowers
Stencil
Chipboard Frame
Palette Knife
8 x 10 Canvas
Paint Brush


Friday, September 21, 2018

I Believe in Pumpkins Banner with Authentique


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

Hi Authentique Fans! All I can say is I love Halloween. The Nightfall collection is so fabulous and so inspiring! Do you look at paper and think ….hmmm...what can I make next! Well, that is how I am with this collection. The Authentique Team is in high gear working on some fabulous projects for your enjoyment. So...without further chatter....here is my "I Believe in Pumpkins" Halloween Banner.


First, begin by painting the chipboard papers with black paint. Stipple with orange paint; dry.
Adhere pattern paper to top banner and then together.


Add paper doilies, Nightfall strips of paper and Epherema Cards to top of banners. (Remember to ink the edges of all pieces.)


How to Create Rosettes:
1. Cut 1" x 12" strips of paper. 
2. Score every 1/4" mark across scoreboard with scoring tool. 
3. Accordion fold strip; adhere together to form a circle. 
4. Punch small one small circle from scrap paper. 
5. Apply glue to circle; push Accordion fold circle down on top of circle. Hold to secure to form rosette. 
6. Adhere small circle to top of rosette to create flower. 


Banner 1with Close-Ups


Add doilies under Epherema Cards.


Add some of the stickers to scrap paper; add to top of banners with pop dots.


Add rosettes


Banner Two with Close-Ups


Add a few enamel dots to banners.


Place a few layered Nightfall stickers behind banners. 


Banner Three with Close-Ups

 Tie ribbons to the end of banners. 



I hope you are inspired to create a few fabulous Nightfall projects using Authentique newest Halloween Collection. Pam


Supplies
Authentique Nightfall Collection
Gypsy Soul Lasercuts Chipboard Banner
Clearsnap Colorbox Ebony Blend Ink
DecoArt Americana Orange and Black Paint
Ribbon
Green Enamel Dots
Scoreboard
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Adhesive and Pop Dots

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