Hello, it’s Stacy from Craftaholicmomma up today on the Scrapping for Less blog with a slimline card featuring the Chickie Baby stamp set by Sunny Studio Stamps and Distress Oxide Inks.
I stamped the images on Neenah 80# Classic Crest Smooth Solar White Card Stock with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. I used my Ohuhu Alcohol Markers to color them in. I then cut out the images with my Brother Scan n Cut.
I ink blended on a piece of Bristol Smooth Card Stock with Picked Raspberry and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide Inks with a blender brush.
I sprinkled some water droplets on the background and dabbed it up with a paper towel to make it look distressed.
Then I stamped some of the grass images with the Twisted Citron. Popping the chicks up on foam squares and gluing the flowers in place finished off the card. The sentiment was stamped with Versafine Onyx Black Ink.
Thanks for visiting,
Neenah 80# Classic Crest Solar White Smooth Card Stock
Neenah 110# Classic Crest Solar White Smooth Card Stock
Bristol Smooth Card Stock
Distress Water Sprayer
Blending Brushes (Amazon)
Ohuhu Alcohol Markers (Amazon)
Hello there crafty friends! Crystal here from Tawny Owl Paperie with a new challenge over at the Scrapping for Less: Show & Share group on Facebook and I have found a lovely combination of colors for a Valentine’s Color Challenge.
We have a couple of pinks, along with white, red, and even a reddish brown. I think these colors work perfectly for a Valentine’s Color Challenge! I hope you do too and that you can find some time to play along with us in the Scrapping for Less: Show & Share group on Facebook.
So… I thought it would be fun to use the Winter Fairies stamp set for a Valentine’s card… kind of show how versatile this set can be!! It doesn’t have to be just for a wintry card or Christmas card… the sweet fairies combined with some Valentine’s colors, stenciled hearts, and a perfect sentiment – BAM! I have a sweet Valentine’s card ready for my stash!
To start, I stamped the fairy with Memento Tuxedo black ink onto white card stock and colored her in with the following copic markers:
Skin ~ E000, E00, E21
Hair ~ E55, E57, E59
Eyes ~ B000, B00
Clothes ~ RV0000, RV06, RV10, RV14, RV63, C00, C3, E57
I then fussy cut her out (cutting off the star at the top of her wand) and cleaned up the edges with a Memento Tuxedo black marker. I set the fairy aside and grabbed a piece of Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor paper. I ink smooshed some Worn Lipstick and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide inks. I used my Heat Tool to dry the panel and then applied some Scarlet Glitter Glaze from Brutus Monroe with a spatula over the Tim Holtz Hearts Mini Layering Stencil Set #6. I also applied some of the same glaze over the stencil onto a scrap piece of white card stock. I set it aside to dry.
While that was drying, I realized that I had forgotten about the brown in the color combination… oops! I mean, sure there’s a bit in her hair, but I wanted it in the background too so once the glitter glaze was dry I smooshed some Vintage Photo Distress Oxide inks on the panel. I also used my water pen to move the ink around a bit since the raised glittery hearts seemed to resist the ink. I’ll be honest… at this point, I tossed the panel in the trash. I did not like how it turned out. So I made another one… and somehow that one was worse!! Lol… I pulled the first panel out of the trash and gave it another look and decided it wasn’t terrible. I left both panels on my desk and called it a day… the next morning, I decided to go with the first panel. Fresh eyes can give you that new perspective on your creations!! I actually like the extra dimension the brown ink smooshes give to the card!
I trimmed down my panel to 3-7/8 x 5-1/8″ and adhered it to a Real Red mat measuring 4 x 5-1/4″. I then adhered that to a Passionate Pink card front measuring 4-1/4 x 5-1/2″ and adhered the entire card front to a white card base. I popped up the fairy using foam squares and then popped up the fussy cut glitter glazed heart that I had created on the scrap piece of white card stock to take the place of the star on the fairies wand. To finish off the card, I stamped the Happy Valentine’s Day sentiment from the Sentiments of the Heart stamp set that was included in the Banana Split subscription of the December 2019 Sending Love card kit with VersaMark watermark ink and heat embossed an ultra fine white embossing powder. I die cut the sentiment with my go-to banners die and popped it up on the card. I’m so happy with how this card turned out! I hope you like it too!
Now, the key to playing along is being a member of the Scrapping for Less: Show & Share Facebook group so if you aren’t already a member —> join here!! Also, please note that you don’t need a blog to enter the challenge as you’re adding a photo of your creation directly in the Challenge album in the group. You are welcome to include a link to your blog in the description of your creation if you’d like.
This challenge will run from today, February 1st, and will end February 29th at 11:59pm EST. The winner will be announced on Sunday, March 1st in the challenge album. Please use #sflcolorchallenge3 in any social media posts when playing along with the challenge.
Lots of time to play along… thanks to this being a Leap Year, there’s even an extra day!! And you can use your December 2019 Sending Love card kit to play along with this challenge… woohoo!! I can’t wait to see what you create!
Thanks so much for stopping by! See ya next time.
Hey crafty friends!
It’s Jess and I’m back with a second project featuring the adorable stand along release from Scrapping for Less. I love today’s project – maybe even more than my first one! Let’s get started.
I adhered my sentiment across the top section of my card and then mounted the card panel on a white A2 sized card base. I’m absolutely in love with how this one turned out. Be sure to let me know what you think about it by leaving a comment!
Hugs and love,
Hello there crafty friends! Crystal here from Tawny Owl Paperie with another sweet card using the adorable Winter Fairies stamp set by Scrapping for Less. I couldn’t wait to ink up this adorable fairy napping on the moon… doesn’t she just look so happy?! Love it!
I started by stamping the cute fairy on the moon with Memento tuxedo black ink and then I colored the image in with the following copic markers:
Skin ~ E000, E00, E21, R00, R20
Hair ~ E35, E37
Clothes ~ RV0000, RV10, RV11, C00, C1
Moon/Cloud ~ Y000, Y11, Y13, Y18, B000
Once the cute fairy and moon were colored, I fussy cut them… and even used my craft knife to cut the tiny space between the fairy’s hat and the moon. I just realized that I missed the space between her hat and her wing… oops! Anywho, I set that aside and got to work on the background.
I blended a tiny bit of Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide ink in the center left portion of the panel and blended some Tumbled Glass, Blueprint Sketch, and Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide inks around that center portion working my way outwards to the edge. I blended over these a few times to get just the right blend. I then dried my background with a heat tool and splattered some white acrylic paint onto the background for my stars.
I set the background aside to dry and die cut the stitched scallop frame from Gina Marie Designs and the stitched clouds from Lawn Fawn, both from white card stock. I then adhered the clouds to the back of the frame piece and trimmed the edges. I trimmed down the blended background to 4-1/8 x 5-3/8″ and then popped up the frame/cloud piece on the blended background.
I then adhered the entire panel onto a white card base. I love how this sweet card turned out! I sure hope that you like it too!
Thanks so much for stopping by! See ya next time.
Hello there crafty friends! Crystal here from Tawny Owl Paperie with a sweet birthday card for a little one in your life… who doesn’t love a sweet dragon?! I just adore this one from the Dream Come True stamp set by La-La Land Crafts!!
As I mentioned in my blog post last Friday for Scrapping for Less, I played some more with the fun Nuvo Chalk White Stone drops for my card today but this time I painted with the drops. I added a few drops… actually more like blobs… on my Glass Media Mat and then with my paint brush painted over a piece of pink card stock. For my other piece of pink card stock, I added drops directly on the card stock and painted directly on that piece. Both applications of the Stone drops for this technique gave me basically the same results, but I didn’t have to clean up my Glass Media Mat for the latter.
While I let the painted Stone drops dry, I stamped the sweet dragon onto white card stock with Memento tuxedo black ink and colored it in with the following Copic markers ~ B0000, B00, B12, V01, V04, V20. I then fussy cut the dragon and cleaned up the edges with a Memento tuxedo black marker. A little tip for those of you trying this trick for the first time… be sure to color the edges of the fussy cut image from behind so if the marker slips it marks up the back of your image rather than the nicely colored front.
I set the dragon aside and die cut the now dry Stone drop painted card stock with the Puffy Clouds die from My Favorite Things.
The clouds turned out just as I had hoped… so much fun texture and dimension!! I love them!
I then trimmed down my white card front to 4-1/8 x 5-3/8″ and die cut it with a stitched in and out circle die. I laid that on top of my white card base and traced around the inner circle lightly with a pencil. Now I had an idea of where to blend my Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink for my clouds in the background. I blended the clouds over the Mini Cloud Edges stencil from My Favorite Things being careful to stay within the traced circle… just extra careful so my white edges on the card base stayed white. I then erased the pencil marks on the card base and adhered a few of the pink Stone drop painted clouds. I adhered the top white card stock piece with the die cut stitched circle and then adhered the remaining clouds. I popped up the sweet dragon using foam tape and stamped the Make a Wish sentiment using my Stamp Platform to ensure I got a nice crisp inking!
And then I got to thinking it would be fun to add some drops but not the Stone drops… so I grabbed the Sea Breeze Jewel drops and Fairy Wings Dream drops and went a little crazy! But I really love the different looks of all of the drops on this card! I sure hope that I’ve inspired you to think out of the box a bit and use those Nuvo drops for other techniques!
Thanks so much for stopping by! See ya next time.
A Vintage Christmas
It’s all about “A Vintage Christmas” this month. I love the look and colors of vintage Christmas decorations. I hope you are inspired by the sweet little postal girl, the indented glass ornament stamp, and all of the other papers and baubles that we have added to the kit this month to give it that vintage feel.
Collection One: Holly Berries. Collection Two: A Vintage Christmas
Collection Three: Santa. Collection Four: An Ornamental Christmas
Card Stock and Envelopes and the Banana Split Level pack.
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Enjoy the vintage inspiration from our Design Team and guest designers this month.
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Kim is joining us this month on the Scrapping for Less blog with her projects for the reveal:
Thanks for hopping along with us! Everyone at Scrapping for Less wishes you a happy and safe Holiday Season!