Hello Bluebird + Arteza - Tropical Birds

mercredi 10 juillet 2019

Hello there,

Today's card is pretty simple, but at the same time it's very cute and feels like summer with all the bright colors. To color the birds, flowers and leaves, I used Arteza real brush pens for the first time, so feel welcome to check the video below for a quick and simple review.


So for this card, I used the Silly Birds stamp set by Hello Bluebird. I stamped the images on bristol cardstock using Potting Soild ink by Ranger, and colored them using the real brush pens.



When the coloring was done, I created the background using a stencil and spun sugar distress ink. I  added texture by splattering drops of worn lipstick distress ink, and also gold drops to bring light to my panel.



I gold heat embossed my sentiment, cut the images using the coordinating dies, and attached them using foam adhesive squares. Finally I cut a dark pink card base and stuck my panel down.


VIDEO

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COLOR COMBOS- flamingo: rouge pink A190 + bumblebee yellow A128 + chocolate A102
- toucan: noir A104 + bumblebee yellow A128 + sunset yellow A156
- white bird: dolphin grey A174 + suset yellow A156
- green bird: light green A111 + teal A138 + bumblebee yellow A128
- orange bird: orange A112 + chocolate A102
- flowers: red A101 + bumblebee yellow A128 + bubblegum pink A149
- leaves: parakeet green A185

 
SUPPLIES
- Real brush pens by Arteza
 - Water brushes by Arteza
- Silly birds stamp + die set by Hello Bluebird
- Distress inks: spun sugar, worn lipstick
- Gold paint by Creative Expressions
- Potting soil ink by Ranger
- Sakura white gel pen
- Versamark ink
- Antique gold embossing powder by Simon Says Stamp
- Stencil by Kesi Art
- Chili pepper cardstock by Lawn Fawn
- Strathmore bristol cardstock

Isabel Cristina Stamps - Me Time - Waterfall Card

samedi 6 juillet 2019

Hey there,

It's time to enjoy some me time and to relax thanks to this new set designed by Isabel Cristina Stamps.



I started by printing the images on Neenah solar white cardstock using my Epson printer. Next I cut them using my Scan n Cut machine, and colored them using my beloved alcohol markers.



For the backgrounds, I cut five circles out of colorful strip papers to create walls and also three other circles out of cream paper to create floors. I cut the cream circles more than in half and attached them on the strip circles.




I attached my sentiment on a rainbow circle, and attached each small panel on a coordinating circle to continue the monochromatic theme.




I cut a 3cm wide strip, placed a circle on one side and marked the edge. I traced a line from this mark, and marked six centimeters from the pencil line. Next I scored lines on each mark, and folded the strip.




With the pencil line at the bottom, I applied double sided tape under each folded line, but not under the pencil line. And next I stuck all the circles down on top of one another and under each folded line.




I trimmed the strip behind the last circle, and attached a rainbow pull tab on the other end of the strip. To keep both ends of the strip together, I cut another strip, folded it around the long strip, trimmed off the excess, applied tape on the inside middle part, attached it to the end of the strip, turned the whole element over, and closed the strip.




Next I applied double sided tape at the back of the strip, and only on the part, and I stuck my waterfall element down to a white panel brighten up with a rainbow frame. I attached the panel to a white card base, and finally added "It's ok to take a break" on the tab.


VIDEO
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SUPPLIES
- Me time digital stamp set by Isabel Cristina Stamps
- Spectrum Noir markers
- Colored cardstocks by Lawn Fawn
- Strip pattern papers from my stash
- Cream pattern paper from my stash
- Neenah solar white cardstock
- Sakura white gel pen

Miss Ink Stamps - Blowing hugs & kisses your way

mercredi 3 juillet 2019

Hey there, 

Today is the first wednesday of the month so I'm back with a new project for Miss Ink StampsI used some cuties that come in the Bubbles stamp set from the June 2019 release.





I first started by cutting a 5,5 x 4,25" panel out of bristol cardstock, and to create the background, I blended blueprint sketch, wilted violet and black soot distress inks. I also added more texture to my panel by splattering water and some drops of the same inks.




I stamped the images on Neenah solar white cardstock using memento tuxedo black ink, cut them using my Scan n cut machine, and colored them using my alcohol markers.




I colored a piece of cardstock using the same inks as before, stamped my sentiment on it and created a banner that I attached in the top left corner of the panel using foam adhesive squares. And the rest of the images was attached using the same adhesive.




I attached my panel to a black card base, added white highlights on the images, applied clear shimmer on the bubbles to make them more magical, and finally, to get more bubbles, I added some morning dew nuvo drops here and there.


VIDEO

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SUPPLIES
- Bubbles stamp set by Miss Ink Stamps
- Spectrum Noir markers
- Distress inks: blueprint sketch, wilted violet, black soot
- Sakura white gel pen
- Clear shimmer pen by Spectrum Noir
- Memento tuxedo black ink
- Neenah solar white cardstock
- Strathmore bristol smooth cardstock
- Black cardstock from my stash

Under The Sea Card Series - Magical Ocean - Double Slider Surprise Card

samedi 29 juin 2019

Hey there, 

The last days have been pretty hot here in France, so I think an under the sea card is  perfect to end this sweaty week! Plus, it's been a while since my last double slider surprise so I'm very happy to share this card.



I started by cutting the different double slider elements: 2 panel pieces, 2 pocket pieces and a track piece. All out of bristol cardstock. I folded the score lines on both pocket pieces, and applied double sided tape on the tabs.

I did the same thing on the track piece, front and back. Next i applied double sided tape on one edge of a plastic strip, and i attached it around the track piece. I placed the seam on the left and applied tape on it. And i did the same thing at the back but on the opposite side.

Next i cut one more pocket piece and one more panel piece out of bristol cardstock and used them to die cut grass and hill borders.


I colored the panels and hill borders: i first applied tattered rose distress ink, and then festive berries ink to add more depth. The grass borders were colored using victorian velvet and seedless preserves distress inks. I also added texture to the panels by splattering water and some drops festive berries ink. Next i layered the different borders on the panels.

I aligned the track piece on the mat and attached the right panel on it. I turned the track piece over and stuck the other panel down. And i die cut notches on both sides of the front pocket panel. Next i attached both pocket pieces together, stuck the track piece down inside, and closed the pocket.



My images were stamped on neenah solar white cardstock using memento tuxedo black ink and colored using my alcohol markers. I cut them using the coordinating dies and before attaching them, i stamped some fish silhouettes to add more interest to the background.

When i was done adhering the images, i layered a gold glitter panel, a pink strip panel and a guava panel on a ballet slippers card base, and finally stuck my double slider on top.

VIDEO
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LAWN FAWN SUPPLIES
- Really rainbow 6x6 paper pack
- Guava cardstock
- Ballet slippers cardstock
- Critters ever after stamp + die sets
- Mermaid for you stamp + die sets
- Critters in the sea stamp + die sets
- Life is good stamp + die sets
- Critters in the jungle stamp + die sets
- You are sublime stamp + die sets
- Fintastic friends stamp + die sets
- Double slider surprise die set
- Large stitched 4 bar rectangle die set
- Simple stitched hillside border die set
- Simple grassy hillsides die set

OTHER SUPPLIES
- Spectrum Noir markers
- Distress inks: tattered, festive berries, victorian velvet, seedless preserves
- Oxide inks: tattered rose, worn lipstick, candied apple
- Versamark ink
- Antique gold embossing powder by Simon Says Stamp
- Sakura white gel pen
- Vellum from my stash
- Gold glitter cardstock from my stash
- Neenah solar white cardstock
- Strathmore bristol cardstock

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #55 - Living the life

mercredi 26 juin 2019


Hello there, 

Today I'm offering you a quiet and peaceful moment, far from all the every day hustle. Come have some rest and listen to the sweet sound of the waves ^^




I started by cutting the elements to build my beach cabin. I applied vintage photo distress ink on the strips of kraft paper to give them some texture. I used the same ink to color the roofs, and I also added a touch of ground espresso ink on the edges for more texture. I wanted the door and shutters to have a worn out look, so I quickly and lightly applied aged mahogany ink on these pieces.


Next I assembled the cabin by gluing each strip/wood plank on a piece of kraft cardstock. I trimmed off the excess of wood plank, adhered the door and the window, attached the cabin to another kraft piece, and layered the three roofs to create kind of a roof made of straw.




For the background, I cut a large bristol panel, a strip and a wavy border. On the large panel, I used a homemade cloud stencil and tumbled glass distress ink to create the sky. On the wavy border, I used cracked pistachio and peacock feathers to create a nice clear water. And on the strip I used scattered straw to create the sand. Next I added more texture on all the background elements by splattering the same inks.




I stamped all my images on Neenah solar white cardstock using potting soil ink from Ranger and colored them using my spectrum noir markers. The images were cut using the coordinating dies, I layered the wavy border and the sand border onto my cloud panel, and next I assembled everything using foam adhesive squares.


I stamped my sentiment using black versafine ink, added white highlights on the images and finally applied white nuvo drops in the center of the flowers.

VIDEO

Below or here


LAWN FAWN SUPPLIES
- Critters in the jungle stamp + die sets
- Dad & me stamp + die sets
- On the beach stamp + die sets
- Critters from the past stamp + die sets
- Simple wavy borders die set
- Hammock and trees die set
- Scalloped treat box beach house add-on

OTHER SUPPLIES
- Spectrum Noir markers
- Distress inks: vintage photo, ground espresso, tumbled glass, cracked pistachio, peacock feathers, scattered straw, aged mahogany
- Potting soil ink by Ranger
- Black versafine ink
- Sakura white gel pen
- Simply white Nuvo drops by Tonic Studio
- Neenah solar white cardstock
- Strathmore bristol cardstock
- Kraft cardstock from my stash