Archive for Valentine’s Day/Love

C.R.A.F.T. – Challenge 451 – 18th of January – Love/Valentines

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For this week’s challenge, I used multiple stamps and dies. The little pug is from Newton’s Nook – Pug Hugs, Flowered Heart is from Concord and 9th – You Are Here. The sentiment is from Clearly Besotted – Playful Pooches. I coloured the images with Copic markers, fussy cut the images out and pasted them on the card stock.

PUPPY LOVE

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GUEST DESIGNER at Outlawz -Twisted Thursday – With a Twist – Stars – June 1st

Hello everyone. I was invited to be a guest designer for the month of June by the DT team at Outlawz. You can join for free! They have a fabulous blog – full of challenges, tutorials, forum, freebies, gallery and more. I am designing for their Thursday Twist Challenges. This challenge is “open” with a added twist each week. This week’s Twist is “Stars.” To find out more about this fabulous group click on the link below.

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I made two cards to mark the challenge. I started with making the galaxy background. I used Kuretake Gansai Tambi 24 watercolors. After taping my watercolour paper to a board, using a wide brush, I applied clear water to the paper. Next I randomly added various bright colours: yellow, orange, red, blue, purple. Once they dried I coloured the background with dark blue and black leaving small bits of the bright colours to show through. I let dry again. For the final touch I splattered white over the background to create stars. I set aside to dry.

Card 1

For my first card, I did a space theme. I used Hambo‘s digi stamp, Space Boy Set. I coloured him with Copic marks and fussy cut him and the planets out. Next I glued them on the background. I added mini die cut stars from SSS. I mounted the background on black card stock. The final step was adding a sentiment by Whimsy Stamps called, “Vintage Sentiments – Digital Sentiments.”

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 Card 2

For my second card, I did a nursery rhyme theme. I used Whimsy Stamps digi stamp, Over The Moon Cow. I coloured him with Copic marks and fussy cut him and the moon out. Next I glued them on the background. I added mini die cut stars from SSS. I mounted the background on black card stock. The final step was adding a sentiment by Whimsy Stamps called, “Vintage Sentiments – Digital Sentiments.”

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Simply Create Too – Challenge May 127 – Must use a Digi Stamp May 5-26

simple-create-too-logo-for-dtFor our May Challenge, our Design Team is asking you to design a project using a Digi Stamp. Please also include a link to the digi stamp or the name of digi stamp and the stamp company name. Our challenge runs from May 5-26, 2017.

For my card I used a beautiful digi stamp from Silly Dilly Beans Stamps called, “Owl Will Always lLove You.”  I started by printing two digi stamp on my Laser Printer. Next I added gold foil and black foil to the cards using my Minc machine. Next I coloured the image with my Copics Markers. For the final set I attached the image to wood texture kraft card stock, and then the card base.

Card 1 – Using gold foil.

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Card 2 – Using black foil.

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C.R.A.F.T. – Challenge 400 – 26th of January – Love/Valentines/Anniversary

DTbadgeFor this week’s challenge, we see “Love in the Air”. I used a fun digis from Bugaboo Stamps called, “Wee One Bugs – Snail.”  I coloured it with Copic markers, layered it on patterned card stock, and added a few butterflies I had in my stash.

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Simply Create Too – JANUARY #123- New Beginnings (baby, marriage, etc.)

With the New Year, we have a new Design Team logo created by our fabulous leader Angie! simple-create-too-logo-for-dt

For the first challenge for SCT I used a wonderful digis stamp by Tiddly Inks called, “You and Me.” I coloured the image using Copic Markers. The papers and love sticker were from my stash.The flowers were created with my 2 part punches by Nellie Snellen.

young-loveOur challenge runs from January 6th until the 27th. (Note that our challenges run monthly vs every 2 weeks). Please join us!