Fintastic Birthday


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Sharing a birthday card that I made with an ocean view!

Using my MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, I stamped the background image using the stamp from Kraftin’ Kimmie – The Ocean Background using some of Kim’s new ink called Wicked Black onto watercolour paper.

Coloured in the image using a mixture of Artist’s Loft watercolor dual tip markers, Derwent Watercolour pencils and Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide Ink – Broken China. Glossy Accents for bubbles. Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen for little flowers.

Stamped the sea creatures using Kraftin’ Kimmie – Oceans of Love onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and coloured in using Copic markers. Then fussy cut around them and popped them up.

Die Cut: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214)

Sentiment: Kraftin’ Kimmie – Oceans of Love. Stamped using Versamark and then heat embossed with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Entered into Kraftin’ Kimmie Anythings Goes Challenge – http://kraftinkimmiestamps.blogspot.com/2018/06/june-krafty-peeksday-three-plus.html

Hope you like it!

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Happy Father’s Day


Sharing a card that I made for my dad for Father’s Day this year!

My dad is a magnificent carpenter and can build just about anything. He built our entire family home, my portable spinning wheel, and after building multiple miniature airplane models, decided to build a real one. He has also built many other items throughout the years.

He built his airplane in our basement along with my uncle and then had to remove a basement window and part of the front wall to get it out. LOL! It really was quite something to witness. He taught us that if you put your mind to it and you dream about it, then you could do it. Or at least try to do it.

The plane had passed inspection with flying colours and it was really a lot of fun going up into the air with him, as I love to fly too. Not a pilot, but I do love to fly! LOL!

On the front of the card I printed out the digital stamp from Lily of the Valley – The Workbench, then coloured it in with Copic markers using the lessons from Kit and Clowder Technique class taught by Alyce Keegan. I highly recommend Kit and Clowder tutorials as they have helped me come a long way in my colouring techniques over the past couple of years. She really does break it down and make it easy for you to follow.

Stamped the sentiment using Peachy Keen Stamps – PCSC-05 May 2012. Stamped with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Ground Espresso and then heat embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Included a close-up of the image.

On the inside I printed out the digital image from The Paper Shelter – The Aviator. I then coloured in the image using my Copic markers and did the background using my Spectrum Noir markers. I also created my own sentiment for my dad.

Included a close-up of the image.

Die CutsYour Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214).

Memory Box – Scallopped Stitch Trimmings – Style 30091 Model

My Creative Time: Fun Vertical Greetings

He loved his card and I hope you do to!

Happy Father’s Day Fishes


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Sharing a card that I made for my Father-In-Law for Father’s Day. He often talks about how he’d like to catch the big one someday, so I thought this would be a cute card to make for him.

Also including a close-up of the image.

The Digital stamp is from The Paper Shelter – TPS-WhenInDoubt-Exaggerate. Using my printer, I printed it out in Greyscale onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and then coloured it in with a mixture of Copic and Spectrum Noir markers.  Next, I fussy cut around the image and then popped it up onto the background.

Background – The Paper Shelter – TPS-WhenInDoubt-Exaggerate. Printed out image on my printer.

SentimentPeachy Keen Stamps – PCSC-05 May 2012. Stamped with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire and then heat embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Die Cut – My Creative Time: Fun Vertical Greetings

He loved it and I hope you do too!

 

Merry Chris-moose!


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Sharing a Christmas card that I made using Your Next Stamp Set – Merry Chris-Moose.

Included a close-up of moose and sentiment.

 

Stamped image using MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink to transfer image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. Image was then coloured with Copic Markers. Background was done using Spectrum Noir Markers and then snow added with Gelly Roll Sakura #5, 8 and 10 Pens.

Sentiment was stamped using (MISTI), VersaMark ink and then heat embossed with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Background Paper: Bo Bunny – Silver and Gold Collection Paper – 6 x 6 in pad

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214). Used same die cut for sentiment. Just put die cut through twice using Cuttlebug to make it the depth that I required.

Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cut dies to create snowy hill.

Entered into Your Next Stamp Sketch and Color Challenge #90 – http://yournextstamp.com/blog/sketch-and-color-challenge-90-more-inspiration/ and also YNS Social Media challenge  – Challenge #90.

Hope you like it!

Happy Birthday Chicks


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Sharing a birthday card that I made using the music and cute chicks from Your Next Stamp Set – Music Chicks.

Including a close-up.

Stamped images using MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink to transfer images onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. Images were then coloured with Copic Markers. Background was done using Spectrum Noir Markers and then grass was added in using Prismacolor Premier Pencils.

Musical sentiment and notes were stamped using (MISTI), Versa Fine – Onyx Black ink and then heat embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Background Paper: Echo Parks Paper Co. – Birthday Wishes by Alisha Gordon – 6″ x 6″ Paper Pads

Die Cut – Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214). I used the same die for the small die cut as well. I just adjusted the die to fit the size of the sentiment by putting it through the Cuttlebug twice.

Entered into Your Next Stamp Sketch and Color Challenge #90 – http://yournextstamp.com/blog/sketch-and-color-challenge-90-more-inspiration/ and also YNS Social Media challenge  – Challenge #90.

Hope you like it!