Bugaboo Stamps Autumn Critters | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Good morning everyone and welcome to my design team post for the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. This week,
our wonderful sponsor for the challenge is Bugaboo Stamps, and the image I created with is Autumn Critters.

I began the card by printing the digital image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock and colored it with Copic markers.
Next, I used my ScanN Cut to cut out the image, leaving a small white border.

Copic Markers Combination

Racoon: C9, C7, C5, C3, C2, C1, B00 and Blender
Squirrel: E15, E13, E11, E000, E55, E53, E50
Pumpkin: Y21, YR27, YR18, YR15, YR24, YR21, E49, E47, E44, E43
Leaves: YG01, YG17

To create the background, I did an ink smooshing technique by smooshing Distress Oxide in Tumbled Glass on a piece of acetate
then spritzing just enough of water for the beads of water to form and then turning the piece of acetate onto a piece of
watercolor cardstock.  Hence ink smoothing. I followed the Tumbled Glass with Salty Ocean and Chipped Sapphire
Distress Oxide ink, drying in between each layer of color.

I combined the sentiment from two stamp sets and stamped it using Versafine Onyx Black ink. I did add black embossing powder
and set it with my heat tool to complete. All there was left to do to finish this card was to add the focal point image to the
center of the panel with foam squares and adhere the entire panel to an A2 sized card base.

I hope you will join us for the bi-weekly challenge over on Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog and enter to win a prize.
Be sure to visit our sponsor, Bugaboo Stamps and check out their shop for some super adorable images.

Thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

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Dry Embossing with Cover Dies | Pink and Main Stamps

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing a few cards I made by dry embossing with cover dies and adding one image as the focal point of the card.

For the first card, I used a Waffle Flower Sun Sunshine Panel and dry embossed it onto a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock.

Waffle Flower Crafts Sun Shine Panel die dry embossed on cardstock combined with Pink and Main Koalaty Friends Stamp handmade card.

I combined the brightly ink blended sun panel with an adorable platypus image from Koalaty Friend by Pink and Main stamps. And embellished the card with Kiss Me Clay Hearts by Honey Bee Stamps.

Waffle Flower Crafts Sun Shine Panel die dry embossed on cardstock combined with Pink and Main Koalaty Friends Stamp handmade card.

Copic combination:

Platypus: E49, E47, E44, E43
W9, W7, W5

The second card features Stargazer Backdrop die by Heffy Doodle and the Magical Unicorns image by Pink and Main.

Heffy Doodle Stargazer Backdrop die dry embossed on cardstock combined with Pink and Main Magical Unicorns handmade card.

For a little extra sparkle on this card, I added a sparkling embossing powder to the starts before ink blending with Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink.

Heffy Doodle Stargazer Backdrop die dry embossed on cardstock combined with Pink and Main Magical Unicorns handmade card.

Copic combination:

Unicorn: W00, W1, W2
Mane: V17, V15, V12
Cheeks: R30

And finally for the last example, I first ink smooshed several shades of blue Distress Oxide ink onto a piece of watercolor paper. After the panel was completely dry, I dry embossed the panel with Lawn Fawn’s Rainy Backdrop. To define the embossed rain drops, I added glitter ink to each rain drop and when dry, sparkled and shined over the entire panel.

Lawn Fawn Rainy Backdrop Die dry embossed on cardstock combined with Pink and Main Rain Frogs handmade card.

The image I used for this card is by Pink and Main called Rain Frogs, which I Copic colored. I also added a couple of swirly clouds by Heffy Doodle to finish off this card.

Lawn Fawn Rainy Backdrop Die dry embossed on cardstock combined with Pink and Main Rain Frogs handmade card.

Copic combination:
Frog: G7, G5, G2, G00
Umbrella: R29,R24,R22,YR7,YR4,YR15,Y08,Y06,Y04,B04,B02,B01,V17,V15,V12,E39,E37,E35
Water: B02, B00, B0000
Coat: W1, W3, W5

Check out the video below for all of the details on this technique and the details of creating these cards.

That’s all for me today, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

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This card is entered in the following challenges

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Craftin Desert Diva ~ Apple of my Eye Digi Image ~ Copic Colored

Hey everyone,

Finally back in the craft room after what seems like an eternity to make a fall inspired card. Being in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, we evacuated during Hurricane Irma a couple of weeks ago, and it took me a couple more weeks to get back to a “normal” schedule!
This card is inspired by the Craftin Desert Divas Monthly Social Media Challenge for the month of September.

Craftin Desert Diva Apple of my eye digi stamp colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper handmade card.

I used a Craftin Desert Diva Digi image to create this card and colored it using Copic makers. I also used a piece of patterned paper from Crate Paper’s Pretty Party paper pad and a piece of Bristol smooth card stock with a water color background. I’m slowly finding my craftin’ mojo and hope to get back into the normal swing of things very soon!
Until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

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MFT Sweet Sloth ~ Birthday card ~ Copic Colored ~ MFT Sketch Challenge

Hey everyone,

I used this cute little sloth to create a card for my entry in MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge-Sketch 346 for this week.

MFT Sweet Sloth birthday card colored with Copic markers and patterned paper handmade card.

I started by stamping all of my images from MFT’s Sweet Sloths stamp set onto a piece of Spectrum Noir paper using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink. I used both of the clouds, one of the flower images and of course the sweet little sloth.
Using my Copic markers, I colored all of the images using the following combinations:
Sloth and tree: E42, E43, E44 and E47
In the tree branch, I added more of the E47 for a darker look
Leaves: YG11, YG13 and YG17
Small flowers: C1 and Y19
Large flower: Y19, RV11, RV14 and RV17
Cloud: BG0000 and B00

MFT Sweet Sloth birthday card colored with Copic markers and patterned paper handmade card.

Next, I did a little ink smooshing using Distress Ink in Twisted Citron onto a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and die cut it using a stitched circle die.

Working on the large panel, I used a piece of patterned paper from American Crafts Everyday paper pad collection and a Stitched Rounded Rectangle Dies from Pink and Main, which I wrapped a piece of black and white twine and adhered it to a top folding A2 size card base.

MFT Sweet Sloth birthday card colored with Copic markers and patterned paper handmade card.

To complete this card, I layered the circle on top of the panel and arranged all my images using foam squares for some added dimension. I used a sentiment from the stamp set, which I heat embossed onto a piece of black cardstock and white embossing powder. Adding a few pieces of sequence and some shimmer from Wink of Stella glitter pen for a little sparkle finished the card. As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Hero Arts Koi Color layering~Gerda Steiner Bee Strong~Tim Holtz Flower Garden~Kat Scrappiness Design Team Call

Hey everyone,

The cards I created for this blog post are intended to showcase my card making style and writing style for an opportunity to be a part of Kat Scrappiness Design Team.

Without further ado, here are the cards.

For the first card, I used the color layering koi fish by Hero Arts. Stamping the koi fish with the most solid layer I used Hero Arts’ Soft Vanilla, followed by Soft Cantaloupe for the next layer, and finally Hero Arts’ Tangerine Hybrid ink for the final outline layer. The eyes and mouth were stamped using Charcoal Mid-tone ink.

 

Hero Arts Color Layering Koi Bundle stamped with dye ink and ink smooshing background with Distress Inks handmade card.

One of my favorite background techniques is ink smooshing and I thought that it would perfectly pair with the koi fish on this card.
Using Distress ink in Weathered Wood and Stormy Sky, I alternated the inks and smooshed the colors onto a piece of water color paper.
To put this card together, I cut the water colored panel down and adhered it to an A2 sized peach colored card base. I arranged the koi fish as though they are looking at each other and placed the sentiment in between them by heat embossing with gold embossing powder.

Hero Arts Color Layering Koi Bundle stamped with dye ink and ink smooshing background with Distress Inks handmade card.

I tend to favor more of simplistic cards rather than overly embellished cards, and the above card is a perfect example of card styles I tend to make.

Onto card number two. I’m a huge fan of creating cards using critters of all kind and this little bee is no exception. Using Gerda Steiner Designs Bee Strong stamp, I stamped my image onto a piece of Spectrum Noir paper using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink. Using Copic markers, I colored the image with the following combination:

Gerda Steiner Bee Strong stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Ink plus cloud stencil ink blending handmade card.

Bee: Y17 and YR15 (Yellow), C7 and 110 (Black), BG70 and B00 (Wings), I added Wink of Stella Brush Glitter to the wings

Next, I used a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock, a cloud stencil, Salty Ocean Distress ink and an ink blending tool to create the clouds background for the little bee. To complete this panel, I cut the panel down using Gina Marie Designs’ Scalloped Stitched Nested Rectangle Die.

Gerda Steiner Bee Strong stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Ink plus cloud stencil ink blending handmade card.

To put this card together, I started with a yellow polka dot patterned paper cut down to 4.25” by 5.5” and adhered to an A2 sized card base. I added the cloud background panel with some fun foam and adhered the bee with foam squares for some added dimension.  I added the sentiment by stamping it on a piece of black cardstock and heat embossing it with white embossing powder. To add a pop of color to the card, I stamped some red hearts and added glossy accents for a little shine.

And my final project that I created to showcase my card making style is a clean and simple one layer birthday card.

Tim Holtz Flower Garden stamp colored with watercolor Clean and Simple handmade card.

I stamped the image off center onto a piece of Canson XL watercolor paper using Versamark and heat embossed it with black embossing powder. Using Tombow markers, I added the color in the stem in areas that would create a shadow and then pulled the color out with a water brush to create the highlight.  I used the same technique for the flower, adding more contrast in areas of shadow and more water in areas of highlight.

Tim Holtz Flower Garden stamp colored with watercolor Clean and Simple handmade card.

I added a simple sentiment and heat embossed it with black embossing powder and finished the card with some gold splatters all over the panel.
To complete this card, I cut the panel down using Hero Arts’ Nesting Postage Stamp die and adhered it to a lilac A2 size card base using a piece of fun foam for added dimension.

Hope you’re having a wonderful summer and as always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

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Lawn Fawn’s Stitched Kite ~ Ink Smooshing with Distress Ink ~ Spectrum Noir Markers

Hey everyone,

This cute little card was inspired by Lawn Fawn’s challenge blog summer theme challenge. They host a challenge twice a month with a new theme for each challenge. I find that the challenges allow me to step out of my card making comfort zone and try new things to learn.
So I was super excited for this challenge as I generally don’t build scenes in my cards but wanted to create a background for these cute little squirrels to fly their kites.

Lawn Fawn Cheery Christmas, Stitched Kites, and Sophie’s Sentiment handmade card colored using Spectrum Noir markers. Background created with ink smooshing Distress inks for a soft background.

The background was created by taking my favorite Distress inks for creating a sky and grass and ink smooshing them onto a piece of Ranger watercolor cardstock.
I stamped two squirrels from Lawn Fawn’s Cheery Christmas stamp set onto a piece of Spectrum Noir paper with some Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink and colored them using my Spectrum Noir markers.

Markers I used: TN3, EB3 and EB8

Moving on to the kites, I used Lawn Fawn’s Stitched Kite and die cut pink polka dot cardstock with a black frame to create two kites for these friends to play with.

Lawn Fawn Cheery Christmas, Stitched Kites, and Sophie’s Sentiment handmade card colored using Spectrum Noir markers. Background created with ink smooshing Distress inks for a soft background.

To put this card together, I adhered a piece of bright pink cardstock to the base of a top folding A2 size card base. I took the water colored panel and added some foam tape to the back, more for added support than anything else. I arranged all my images and adhered them with foam tape for some added dimension.
I wanted to bring in some black elements to tone down the brightness of the card and used black and white baker’s twine for the line of the kite and wrapped a bit of it around the bottom.
To complete this card, I used a sentiment from Lawn Fawn’s Sophie’s Sentiments and heat embossed it in white onto a piece of black cardstock.

I think it’s a super cute summer inspired card and this is my entry for the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge number 8.

I hope you’re enjoying your summer and as always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

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My Favorite Things Sweet Succulents ~ Stuck with me card ~ MFT Sketch Challenge

Hey everyone,

This week I thought I’d use some of the stamps I picked up at the MFT Boutique in Eustis Florida a couple of weeks ago on my trip to Orlando.

 

My Favorite Things has a ton of adorable stamp and die sets, but for this week I choose to play with the stamp set called Sweet Succulents.

My Favorite Things Sweet Succulents handmade card colored using Spectrum Noir Markers.

I stared by stamping all of my images onto some Spectrum Noir ultra-smooth premium white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo black dye ink.

Using my Spectrum Noir markers, I colored the images with the following makers:

The taller cactus: LG3, LG4, and LG5
Flowers: CR4 and CR8
The shorter cactus: CG1, CT2, and IG2
Flower: BP2, BP3 and BP5
Flower pot: BG5, BG6 and BG8

My Favorite Things Sweet Succulents handmade card colored using Spectrum Noir Markers.

To create the raised picture frame for the little cacti to sit in, I cut a piece of polka dot paper from the Dots & Stripes Valentines collection from Echo Park Paper down to 4.25”,  and then cut the square out with a stitched square scallop edge frame die from MFT.  I added a pink border for the cacti image to nest in for a little color interest.

I used a scalloped stitched edge die from the die-namics stitched scallop basic edges to cut the polka dot paper and separate the frame from the base of the card.

To cover the white background inside of the picture frame, I did a little ink blending with Distress Ink Oxides in Worn Lipstick onto a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock.

I adhered all of my pieces to an A2 size white card base and stamped my sentiment using Lawn Fawns ink in Hippo color.

My Favorite Things Sweet Succulents handmade card colored using Spectrum Noir Markers.

As I finished this card, I decided to enter it into the MFT Sketch Challenge over on their blog. Each week, a new challenge is posted with the required layout or your interpretation of the layout. I’ve got my fingers crossed that I win, since the prize is a $50 gift voucher for product in their store. And let’s be honest, who couldn’t use a little more MFT stamp and die sets.

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my cards, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Maymay Made it Owlton and Owlivia ~ Graduation Cards

Hey everyone,

I’m back this week with another card project, this time inspired by the upcoming graduations.  I wanted to make a several quick and easy graduation note cards to have on hand and here is the end result.

Maymay made it Owlton and Owlivia graduation handmade cards colored with Zig clean color markers.

I started by stamping the cute little owls and graduation cap from Maymay Made it Owlton and Owlivia stamp set onto some Bristol smooth cardstock using onyx black Versafine pigment ink. My intent was to use my Zig clean color markers, which I did, but I feel as though I need more practice to get the blending done correctly.

I used the same colors to color the boy and the girl owls but added more water to some of them. Since there is a boy owl and a girl owl, I choose to create cards for both graduates and color coordinate the backgrounds as well.

Here is the list of colors I used:

Owls: 062 dark brown, 065 mid brown, 072 beige for the boy belly and 026 light pink for the girl belly.
Beak, toes, and tassel: 052 bright yellow
Graduation cap: 010 black

All of the note cards are cut down to 3.5 inch by 7 inches and scored at 3.5 inch mark.

Maymay made it Owlton and Owlivia graduation handmade cards colored with Zig clean color markers.

For this card, I used a stitched square scallop edge frame from My Favorite Things to cut a frame from some dark blue card stock. I also cut stars from the same dark blue and adhered it all to the note card base. I fussy cut one of the boy owls and adhered it with foam squares for some dimension.

Maymay made it Owlton and Owlivia graduation handmade cards colored with Zig clean color markers.

For the second card, I did a little ink smooshing using Distress Oxide ink in Broken China. I cut another frame from light blue card stock and adhered the little boy owl with his cap. Using a sentiment from Neat and Tangled Mermazing completed this card.

Maymay made it Owlton and Owlivia graduation handmade cards colored with Zig clean color markers.

For the next card, I used a pattern stencil and applied Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Peony Pink using Nuvo’s blender brush. Using the brush, allowed me to lightly brush the mouse onto the cardstock to create a soft background. I’ll be honest, this was my first time using the mousse and the brush, and I think I did a good job.

I adhered the owl to a circle background and using a simple Congratulations sentiment from Hero Arts Everyday Sayings stamp set completed the card.

Maymay made it Owlton and Owlivia graduation handmade cards colored with Zig clean color markers.

For the final note card, I used a Heidi Swapp large arrows stamp to stamp the background with Angel Pink Memento dye ink. I added some polka dot washi tape, adhered the owl on foam squares and stamped a sentiment from Hero Arts Everyday Sayings stamp set to complete this card.

I made several of these to have on hand, as there are many “graduates” that I wanted to give these out to. But for a very special graduate I made this special card using the same boy owl from Maymay made it stamp set.

Maymay made it Owlton and Owlivia graduation handmade cards colored with Zig clean color markers.

To start, I cut some white cardstock just a little smaller than the red base, which is an A2 size card. On the white cardstock I stamped the diploma from Lawn Fawns smart cookie stamp set to create the cute background. By stamping it several times in random places I achieved a look as though they are falling down. I used just a touch of red marker to color the bow.

I adhered a red scallop circle with a white circle base and added the owl with some foam squares to add dimension. Using Lawn Fawns bannertastic stamp and die, I embossed the outline of the banner and the sentiment with white embossing powder.  To complete the card, I stamped and die cut the little diploma and adhered it to the owls little wing as though he is holding up his very own diploma.

Whether your “graduate” completed pre-school, high school, college or anything in between, these are the milestones that we should celebrate and enjoy spending it with family and friends.

Thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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