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Collections One and Two
Collections Three and Four
Card Stock and Banana Split extras
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Hi Everyone! Luci here from My Crazy Craft Life with a card from the January 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit! This was a fun coffee-themed kit and I love this Newton’s Donut stamp that was part of Collection Two and the papers and ephemera were SFL Coffee Time from Collection One.
This is an A2 sized or 4 1/4 X 5 1/2 inches. I cut a back panel to 4 X 5 1/4 inches, a strip that was 1/2 X 5 1/4 inches, and oval from a Spellbinders nesting set.
I stamped the Newton image with Momento Oynx Black Ink and colored it with Copic markers. I layered the card together and picked a few of the ephemera pieces. I popped up the oval with some fun foam and I popped up the two coffee mugs with for foam tape. I finished off the card with a few sequins from Collection One.
I stamped and the puppy images with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored with Copic Markers I used my Scan N Cut to cut the puppy images out.
I cut a panel of 110lb Neenah white cardstock to 5 1/2 X 4 inches, stamped and masked the scene stamps with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored the scene with Copic markers. I was not happy with the coloring at all and ended up cutting the panel down to 5 1/2 X about 3 inches.
If you want to make scene cards but are not sure about drawing your own the “Spring Scenes” stamp set is perfect. There are so many options with this one set for perfect scenes every time.
I used the dies to cut out a border on the top and bottom of a 5 1/2 X 4-inch panel on the 5 1/2 inch side. I ended up making the panel 5 1/2 by about 3 3/4 inches.
I stamped the sentiment with VersaFine Onyx Black Ink, on a circle I cut out of white cardstock. I used my Misti to position the stamps to fit. The “& puppy dog kisses” is all one piece and I thought it would be cute to have the sentiment follow the curve of the circle instead of cutting it down. By using a stamping platform I was able to get the entire sentiment positioned and stamp it all at one time.
I used a black gel pen for the one puppy’s nose, used a white gel pen for their eyes, and added just a little Glossy Accents to the puppy’s bow and nose!
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Here are close up photos of each Collection:
Collection One and Two
Collection Three and Four
Card Stock, Envelopes and the Banana Split Level add ons
I made an A2 size card or 5 1/2 X 4 1/4 inches, I cut a panel to 5 1/4 X 4 inches for the scene. I made some masks for the images, and I stamped and masked as I went, using Momento Tuxedo Black Ink for stamping the images I was going to color.
I drew in lines for the cabana, horizon, and beach with a pencil before I started ink blending and then colored the images. After I finish coloring and blending I stamped and embossed the sentiment. I added the glossy accents, the Sparkle Pen for the reflection of the sunset on the water. After it dried I adhered the panel to the card base and used a black Zig Marker to outline the wires on the string lights.
Hello everyone! Jackie here from Jackie’s Craft Table. I hope you’re all having a fun holiday season! I’m taking a break from Holiday Card crafting to create a fabulous friendship card!
The stamp set I’m using is calledGirlfriends from Art Impressions, and I’m also using some chevron pattern paper from Scrapping for Less calledFairy’s Garden.
I decided to pull out my Prismacolor pencils to color in these ladies. I love AI stamps–they’re quirky and cute. They also provide you with a great example on the packaging of how to color in their images. For the most part I used their example as my inspiration, but I did change up the colors to match the cheery chevron pattern paper.
I colored them in pretty simply. Below you’ll see a list of the pencils I used. After I finished my coloring, I pulled out my Gamsol which is an odorless mineral spirit. I dipped a paper stump into the Gamsol and gently blended my colored pencil work. It breaks down the wax from the pencils and smooths out the coloring. It also helps to brighten the colors.
Both Ladies – Skin: Beige 977 & Beige Sienna 1080, Hair: Sienna Brown 945 & Chocolate 1082, Lips: Process Red 994, Cheeks: Magenta 930
Lady on Left – Sweater: Light Aqua 992 & Muted Turquois 1088, Pants: Blush 928 & Clay Rose 1017, Shirt: 50% Cool Grey 1063, Shoes: Goldenrod 1034
Lady on Right – Sweater & Shoes: Apple Green 912 & Dark Green 908, Pants: 50% Cool Grey 1063
To pull this card together, I used a scalloped oval die to cut out my image and added some foam tape behind it. I used a banner die to cut out the chevron pattern paper, and I adhered everything down onto a piece of green card stock. This is a top-folding, A2 sized card. I stamped the sentiment onto a piece of pink card stock and adhered that over my oval. I love the sentiments in this set–so funny and cute! For a touch of sparkle I added some green gems diagonally across the card.
Hello Crafty Friends! It’s Stacy from Craftaholicmomma up today on the Scrapping for Less blog with a bunch of cards I made using what I think is probably my newest favorite Doodlebug collection: Winter Wonderland. Well…..it’s definitely in the top 5. LOL
What I love about Doodlebug is all you need is their 6×6 paper pad and the Icon stickers and you are good to go! I’m only showing 12 cards today. I originally made 23 cards and one cell phone case insert from the paper pad. However, I gave some of the cards away to family and friends before I realized I wanted to use them in my Design Team post.
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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To create this card I chose some coordinating patterned paper from the Carta Bella pack and trimmed them to fit my A2 size card base. I used some vellum to tone down the pattern paper and to attach my tags on without it looking too busy.
I chose to use the two different tags and adhere them to each other, one staggered behind the other. I then attached the tags to my vellum, and then the vellum to the card. I used the twine included in the gift tag pack and tied a bow, attaching it with Glue Dots to the top of the tags.
I finally added some enamel dots I found in my stash to finish off the card. This card is great if you need to put something together in a flash. I do have a quick process video if you would like to check it out.