Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sunflower

Autumn is officially here but it has shown his face for some time already. I made a summer inspired autumn card with beautiful Sunflower stamp set.


As usual, image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Promarkers. I added Sakura Glue pen to the flower center and covered it with Dark Chocolate Flocking.


I covered cardstock with Super Adhesive Sheet to make the background. Pattern was cut with x-acto knife through the protective sheet. I peeled protective sheet pieces off and covered tape with glitters: Sunny Daze, Evening Glow, Tiger Orange and Luau Green in the bottom.


Matting layer for sentiment is die cut out of Sticker Paper and covered with Tiger Orange glitter. Around the sentiment is used Sunny Daze glitter.


The grass is also die cut out of Sticker Paper. I colored it from back side with green marker. Tape is  covered with Luau Green glitter.


Edges of the matting layer are covered with 1/4" Double Sided "Tear-ific" Tape and Dark Chocolate Flocking.


You can see full instructions of how I made this card in SNS Gallery here.
 
Stamp Credits: Sunflower #643
Glitters: Sunny Daze (G1038), Evening Glow (G1086), Tiger Orange (GM2003),  Luau Green (GM2004)
Flocking: Dark Chocolate (FL104)
Inks: Memento (Tuxedo Black)
Dies: Poppystamps (Grassland Border), Spellbinders (Floral Ovals)
Coloring Medium: Promarkers
Embellishments:  Viva Pearl Pen (Ice White)
Cardstock: White
 
Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smiles,
Eret

Friday, September 12, 2014

Mini Tags with a box

Can you belive it is less then four months until Christmas. Only 15 weekends to prepare.
I have one cute gift idea to share with you - a little gift box/Christmas tree ornament with 6 tags.  It is easy to make with a new Sweet Holiday Stamp set.


I stamped the house with VersaMark ink to the brown CS and heat embossed with White Detail EP. I added Liquid Pearls to color the house. After the 'frosting' was dry I fussy cut the house by leaving narrow border all around. Then I placed it to the piece of brown cs, traced it with a pencil and cut another house shape out with scissors.


I used 20,7 cm wide and 3cm long stip of brown cs to form a box between the two houses. On the template you can see excactly how I scored and folded it.


The box will open from the top.


Six Gingerbread Men lives in my little Gingerbread house. Each tag is slightly different from another.


Gingerbread men are colored and cut same way as is the front of the house. For the tags I adhered 2 1/2" Double Sided "Tear-ific Tape" to the white cs. They are die cut with a tag die from the Spellbinders Back to Basic Tags set. After removing the protective sheet I adhered the Gingerbreads to the tags. Rest of the tape is covered with Goldenrod and Fascination glitters.



I added some more glitter to the back of the tags with Sakura Glue pen.


Pearls on the ribbon ware originally white. I colored them with Flexmarkers. Blue tags got yellow pearls and yellow tags got blue pearls.

My idea was that after you use all the tags for the gifts, you can hang the box to the Christmas tree and use it as an ornament.


All the details of how this project is made are in the SNS Gallery here.

Material used:
Stamp credits: Sweet Holiday #655
Embossing Powders: White Detail (EP298)
Glitters: Goldenrod (MG2006), Fascination (G1030)
Inks:  VersaMark ink
Dies:  Spellbinders (Back to Basic Tags)
Coloring Medium:  Promarkers, Flexmarkers
Embellishments:  White Ribbon, White Pearls
Cardstock:  Brown, white
All Other:  Ranger Liquid Pearls (Baby Blue, Buttercup), Hole punch


Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smile,
Eret

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Things with wings

It's first Sunday of the month and that mean it's time for a new challenge at the Stamping Sensation. This month we have another easy theme: Things with wings. We are a stamping challenges so there must be some stamping on the project. 


Our sponsor is Crafty Devils Papercraft. Favorite project chosen by the DT will win £35 Voucher.

http://www.craftydevilspapercraft.co.uk/

My card is simple but it was so much fun to make it. 
The background is inked with several colors. I used dry-wall tape as a mask. Before using the tape I added light coat of inks to the white cardstock. Then I cut some pieces out of the tape and placed it to the cs and I added more inks on top. I also flicked water drops on top for interest.


All the butterflies are stamped with Tuxedo Black ink, colored with Promarkers and fussy cut. I also added some Cotton Candy Stickles to their wings.


Butterflies bodies are colored with Sakura Glue Pen and I added SNS Dark Chocolate Flocking on top. 
 

Edges of the matting layer are covered with SNS 1/4" Double Sided "Tear-ific" Tape and with same flocking.


Big flourish behind the butterflies is stamped with Rich Cocoa ink and I added Crystal Stickles all over it.


You have until 1st October to participate in the challenge. Don't forget to use a real stamp. 
If you need an inspiration, visit very talented Stamping Sensation DT members. Their projects are stunning.

Materials used:
Stamp Credits: Hero Arts - Butterflies #3; Viva Decor - Floral Embellishments
Inks: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Dandelion, Lady Bug, Rich Cocoa; Distress Inks - Scattered Straw, Spiced Marmalade); VersaMark Ink
Adhesives: Sakura Glue Pen, SNS 1/4" Double Sided "Tear-ific" Tape, Foam Tape
Dies: Spellbinders (Radiant Rectangles, Label Four sm)
Coloring Medium: Promarkers
Cardstock: White
Embellishments: Ranger Stickles - Crystal, Cotton Candy, SNS Flocking - Dark Chocolate; Queen & Co Pearls - Snowflakes
Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smile,
Eret

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sparkle N Sprinkle September Release Winner

 
Thanks to everyone who participated in this month's release. One Grand Prize winner will win the entire collection revealed this month!
http://kaardimaania.blogspot.com/2014/09/sparkle-n-sprinkle-september-reveal.html
(Click to the image to see more about this card)
 
This month SIX new stamp sets were introduced. All the new reveal sets are available on Cling Mounted Rubber and as a digital image.
The Magic of the Season, set #653 is the stamp set featured in This Month's Technique Video.

The sets are:
 
Autumn Splendor #651 (Digi version - DIGI651)
Farm Sweet Farm #652 (Digi version - DIGI652)
Magic of the Season #653 (Digi version - DIGI653)
Thanksgiving Friends #656 (Digi version - DIGI656)
Bountiful Blessings #658 (Digi version - DIGI658)
Sweet Holiday #655 (Digi version - DIGI659)
 
 One Grand Prize Winner was selected from the comments left on the participating Designers' blogs. The Grand Prize Winner will receive their choice of:
1) each of the new reveal rubber stamp sets
or
2) all the new digital stamps and digital stamp sets.
 
Congratulations goes to
Brenda
who commented my blog:
She is a very pretty fairy Eret and really like the colours you have used.
B x
 
Please email Anne at icinganne@yahoo.com to claim your prize. Be sure to include your mailing address.

Hugs from The Sparkle Team,

Monday, September 1, 2014

Sparkle N Sprinkle September Reveal

Welcome to Sparkle N Sprinkle's September 1 Reveal.

This month SIX new stamp sets are being introduced. These sets are 20% off their regular price, until September 3rd. All the new reveal sets are available on Cling Mounted Rubber and as a digital image. The Magic of the Season, set #653 is the stamp set featured in This Month's Technique Video.

The sets are:
Autumn Splendor #651 (Digi version - DIGI651)
Farm Sweet Farm #652 (Digi version - DIGI652)
Magic of the Season #653 (Digi version - DIGI653)
Thanksgiving Friends #656 (Digi version - DIGI656)
Bountiful Blessings #658 (Digi version - DIGI658)
Sweet Holiday #655 (Digi version - DIGI659)
On Sept 3rd, one Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the comments left on the designers' blogs listed below. The Grand Prize Winner will receive their choice of:

1) all SIX of the new rubber stamp sets
or
2) all the new digital stamps and digital stamp sets.

The new SNS Creative Challenges also begins today, with lots of prizes and recognition badges.

The winner of the blog hop will be announced on Sept 3 on Facebook, the SNS blog, and on our blogs:
(Tip: if you have a problem with a particular link, try clicking on the person's blog title to send you to their Home page.)

Don't forget to leave a comment with each Designer to be eligible for the Grand Prize. We love reading your comments and hope we have inspired you as well. If you absolutely can not leave a comment for some reason, please email icinganne@yahoo.com with your comment and the name of the blog or Designer you are commenting about.
We hope you enjoy the New Reveals as much as we do!
Wonder which Designer contains the Grand Prize this month?
http://sparklensprinkle.com/o/product_info.php?cPath=82_243&products_id=7433

I used beautiful Autumn Splendor stamp as a focal point. She is stamped with Tuxedo Black ink and colored with markers. I added Sakura Glue Pen to her wings and the sky and covered it with Sparkling Snow glitter. Flowers are also covered with Sakura Glue Pen and I added Sugar Plum glitter on top. 
 
http://sparklensprinkle.com/o/product_info.php?products_id=1341

Sentiment is stamped with VersaMark ink and it's heat embossed with Fabulous Grape embossing powder. EP with glitter is not meant for sentiments but it left very good result. I added Brushable Glue to the label edge and covered with Sugar Plum glitter.

http://sparklensprinkle.com/o/product_info.php?products_id=3810

Background is lightly inked with Dandelion, Pistachio, Scattered Straw and Spiced Marmalade inks. I stamped Wonky Line Background with VersaMark ink and heat embossed with Sparkle  EP. Then I added more previously used inks to make the color deeper. 

http://sparklensprinkle.com/o/product_info.php?products_id=3810

Matting layers are covered with Sugar Plum glitter. I used Brushable Glue and 1/4" Double Sided "Tear-ific" Tape on different layers to adhere the glitter. 
Most of the time I use white cardstock for the matting layers. I use a marker to color the edges to mach the glitter to avoid white peeking out from the edges.
   
http://sparklensprinkle.com/o/product_info.php?products_id=4466

You can see full instructions of how this card is made from SNS gallery here

Materials used:
Stamp Credits: Autumn Splendor #651; Wonky Line Background #659
Embossing Powders: Sparkle (EP107), Fabulous Grape (EP380)
Glitters: Sugar Plum (G1096), Sparkling Snow (G1003)
Inks: Memento (Tuxedo Black, Dandelion, Pistachio); Distress Inks (Scattered Straw, Spiced Marmalade); VersaMark Ink
Dies: Spellbinders (Radiant Rectangles, Label Four sm)
Coloring Medium: Promarkers, Flexmarkers
Cardstock: White
Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smile,
Eret
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