Friday, June 26, 2020

Chat Time Tag with Tonya Trantham

A Cup of Tea Tag

Happy Friday!
Are you ready to have a cup of coffee or tea and chat with a friend!
 Today I am sharing a sneak peak of Tonya's Cup of Tea Tag.
My talented freind Tonya Trantham created this beautiful tag using one of my Coffee Stamps from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies!

Chat Time Coffee Stamp

Coffee Time Stamps Sets

You can find all of her creative details on how to create the tag ...

Follow Tonya!

Enjoy! Pam

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Sensations Folio Card with Vicki Robertson


by my talented friend Vicki Robertson from He"artful" Validation of Vicki Blog '
 She is sharing a beautiful folio using my Wild Whisper Sensation Collection!

Stop by her fabulous He"artful Validation of Vick Blog to check out all the details and closeups...

Make sure to follow her creative journey! 

Vicki created a beautiful Sensations Folio Card  using my Sensations Collection from Wild Whisper!

Thanks for stopping by 

Wild Whisper Sensations Collection

Monday, June 22, 2020

Monochromatic Image Tag using Ranger Speckled Egg Distess

Hi Creative Scrapbooker fans! Pam here today sharing a tutorial on how to create a monochromatic Image Tag using Ranger/Tim Holtz latest Speckled Egg Distress products. LOVE...the Distress Glaze and the color of the Speckle Egg...oh my!

Photo 1: Spray white card stock with Distress Speckled Egg Distress Spray; dry. 
Photo 2: Ink edges using Speckled Egg Distress Ink.
Photo 3: Lay Floral Layering Stencil on prepared tag; apply Speckled Egg Distress Ink to top. 

Photo 4: Stamp background image using Distress Speckled Egg Ink.
Photo 5: Apply embossing ink over top of prepared tag; emboss with Distress Speckled Egg  Emboss Glaze.
Photo 6: Die cut doily and border from white card stock; adhere to top of prepared tag. Apply Distress Speckled Egg   Ink lightly to top of doily.

Spray white card stock with Distress Spray; dry. Stamp Crazy Cat and Bird to prepared paper using Archival Jet Black Ink.

Apply Distress Markers to top of stamped images using water and paint brush; dry.

Apply embossing ink over top of prepared image; cover with Distress Speckled Egg Glaze; heat set with embossing gun.

Spay satin ribbon with Distress Speckled Egg Spray; dry. Apply embossing ink to metal Trinket Pin and Bauble; apply Distress Speckled Egg Glaze to top; add to ribbon with natural twine. 

Spray white card stock with Distress Speckled Egg Spray; dry. Stamp sentiment on with Archival Jet Black Ink. 

Fussy cut prepared Crazy Cat and Crazy Bird; add to prepared tag with pop dots.

Finish tag with some Berry Mojito Rock Candy Embossing Powder and flowers. I hope you try your hand at creating a few monochromatic projects! Enjoy Pam

Ranger/Tim Holtz Distress Speckled Egg: Stain(TSS72577, Glaze(TDE73819 and Ink(TIM72522)
Sizzix/Tim Holtz Doily #2 Die(661498), Crochet Border Die(664178)
Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz Stamps: Mixed Media Stamp Set (CMS125), Bird Crazy Stamp Set(CMS212), Crazy Cats Stamp Set(CM251)
Stampers Anonymous/ Tim Holtz Floral Layering Stencil
Ranger/Tim Holtz Distress Markers: Spiced Marmande, Mustard Seed, Bundled Sage
Ranger/Tim Holtz Archival Jet Black Ink
Ranger/Tim Holtz  Embossing Dabber Ink
Tim Holtz Bauble (TH92821)
Tim Holtz Trinket Pin (TH92720)
Ranger Blending Tool
Emerald Creek Crafts Berry Mojito Rock Candy Embossing Powder
Satin Ribbon
3 1/2"  x 8" Chipboard Tag
White Card Stock

Friday, June 12, 2020

Up For An Adventure with Authentique

Father's Day is right around the lets create a  mini album! I created one for my sweet husband using Authentique Manly Collection; it was super easy to create. 

Begin by cutting to album cover to measure 5" x 12"; scoring at the 5 1/2", 10 3/4" and ll" marks on the scoreboard to create mini album.

Trace and cut one envelope pattern from pattern paper to create a 3 1/2" x 4 3/4" envelope. Score on stitched lines; adhere bottom fold to side folds to create envelop.

Adhere prepared envelope to inside cover of mini album. Cut 3 1/4" x 8 1/2" piece of pattern paper; score at 4 1/4" line. Decorate front of card with Manly Stickers.

Place note card inside of prepared envelope; seal with Manly Sticker.

Create pocket for the inside middle part of mini album using Manly Element; adhere to inside cover on three sides to create pocket. Decorate.

Add two of the Manly Element to inside to create tags.

Cut 3 pieces of pattern paper to measure 4 3/4" x 10"; score at 5" mark to create pages.

Page 1: Adhere pattern paper mat to page; adhere Manly Element on 3 sizes to create pocket. Add folded Manly Element piece; slide in pocket.

Page 2 and 3: Adhere pattern paper mats, strips and sticker elements to pages.

Page 4 and 5: Layer pattern paper mats to pages along with paper strips. Place Manly sticker to Page 4.

 Add Manly Element to Page 5 to form pocket; add Element to pocket.

Page 6 and 7: Adhere pattern paper mats, border strips and stickers to each page.

Page 8 and 9: Layer pattern paper mats to pages along with paper strips. Place Manly sticker to Page 8. 

Add Manly Element to Page 9  to form pocket; add Element to pocket.

Page 10 and 11:  Layer pattern paper mats to pages along with paper strips. Place Manly stickers to both pages. 

 Page 12: Layer pattern paper mats to pages along with paper strips. Place Manly stickers to page. 

Tie pages in mini album with red twine.

Decorate front of mini albums with mats, Manly Elements and nailheads. 

Add Manly Stickers to front of prepared mini album with pop dots.

Create paper clip using Manly paper strips and sticker; add to mini album. I hope you enjoy my Up For An Adventure using the Manly Collection but always remember that you can create using any of Authentique fabulous collections. Enjoy Pam

Authentique Manly Collection
May Arts Red Twine
Burgundy Nailheads
Pop Dots
Xyron Stickers

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Dream Big Dreams Mixed Media Card

"Dream Big Dreams" Mixed Media Card!
Creating background paper is super easy using a Gelli Art Press Printing Press, DecoArt Paint and brayer.

Begin by applying Titanium paint to top of Gel Printing Press;  move around with brayer. 
Add bit of paint here and there to achieve the colors on the press you like. 
Press white card stock to top; pull off and set to one side. 
Repeat with a clean piece of cardstock. (Photo 2) 
Stamp background collage stamp to top of prepared paper using Titanium White and Cadmium Red to top; stamp here and there. (Photo 4)

Adhere prepared paper to Wild Whisper Watercolor Paper to green card stock. 
Adhere to top of square card base. 
Add paper to top of prepared card. 
Adhere paper doily to top.

Stamp three flowers to watercolor paper; emboss with Licorice Rock Candy. 
Adhere Licorice Rock Candy Embossing Powder to center of flowers with Glossy Accent. 
Heat emboss. (Photo 1) Fussy cut flowers out; adhere two to top of card and add third to card with pop dots. (Photo 2)

Punch Flower Brad to card front.

Stamp "Dream Big Dreams" with Black Ink.

Finish card with Rose Ribbon and Tan Twiner. Remember to Dream Big Dreams and always encourage others to do the same. Enjoy Pam

Wild Whisper Watercolor Paper Collection
Gelli Arts Gel Printing Press
DecoArt Americana Paint: Cadmium Red, Titanium White, Leaf Green
Emerald Creek Craft Supply Licorice Rock Candy Embossing Powder
Emerald Creek Craft Supply Flower Brad
Blank Page Muse: Scribble & Scratch Mixed Media Stamp Set #2, Rose Background Stamp, and Dream Big Dream Word Stamp
Paper Doily
May Arts Rose Ribbon and Tan Twine
Xyron Adhesive
Ranger VersaMark and Glossy Accent
Hole Punch
White and Green Card Stock
Square Kraft Card Base

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Here and Now Pocket Notebook with Eileen Hull Designs Inspiration Team, Belagio and Xyron

Happy Days are here!!! Seems like so much is going on in the world but there is always time to craft and when you find a fabulous new product like Belagio!!! Oh my ….. it makes everything exciting!!!

BELAGIO Cork Paper
Is packaged cork that is 18" x 15" in 9 different and can be found in the notions department of Hobby Lobby. Belagio also has two cork fabric natural and a natural with gold at Walmart stores that have fabric departments.  It is sold by the yard.  As for the entire collection, we have placement in many quilt and craft shops around the country.  The Belagio cork fabric is available at retail on and The Belagio Cork Fabric is so versatility, durability and user friendly to work with.  It isn't as thick as many cork fabric competitors, but that is intentional.  The Belagio Cork Paper works beautifully with quilting cottons and displays nicely on scrapbook pages, cards and to use with mixed media projects.

Photo 1: Die cut Pocket Notebook pieces from matboard. Add Xyron adhesive to mat board.
Photo 2: Adhere to Belagio Cork Fabric. Trim
Photo 3: Repeat.

Photo 4: Sand edges of all prepared Pocket Notebook pieces; apply Eileen's Colorbox Blends Nutmeg Ink to edges.
Photo 5: Adhere together with Glossy Accent. Clap until dry.

Photo 6: Emboss chipboard frame with Eileen's embossing powder from Emerald Creek.
Photo 7: Adhere prepared embossed chipboard to Belagio Cork Fabric; add rub on "Here and Now" to center of frame.
Photo 8: Adhere to front of prepared Pocket Notebook with Glossy Accent.

Photo 9: Apply Colorbox Blends Aqua Splash to top of Belagio Cork Fabric; die cut flowers using the Stitch and Leaf Thinlit die.
Photo 10: Fussy cut flowers from the Belagio Flower Cork Fabric; apply Glossy Accent to circles on each flower. Dry.
Photo 11: Adhere flowers to top of prepared Here and Now Notebook. Add enamel dots to center of a few flowers.

Create a burgundy twine bow; adhere to front of Here and  Now Notebook.

Add a few Epherema butterflies and arrow to notebook.

Punch tow holes. Add elastic through holes of prepared notebook.

Cover small composition notebook with Belagio Cork Fabric. Decorate with Epherema pieces and prepared Belagio flowers.
Add prepared composition book to inside of Here and Now Notebook. 

Make sure to check out all of Eileen's products on the Sizzix site or in her Etsy Store. ALSO....
Stop by Eileen Blog to check out the EH Inspiration Team fabulous and inspiring projects HERE!!!!
OR...Join us on over Eileen Hull's Fan Group HERE  to see more fabulous projects from her amazing and talented fan base!!! Join in on the fun and prizes!!!  Enjoy! Pam 

Eileen Hull Designs/Sizzix Stitch Flower and Leaf Die
May Arts Burgundy Twine
Gypsy Laser Cuts Chipboard Frame
Brown Enamel Dots
Small Composition Notebook

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