A little while ago I bought this gorgeous backgroundstamp by Simon Says Stamp: "Star Flower Backgroundstamp". Here are two cards made with this stamp.
The first one is heat embossed with white embossingpowder, and the second is heat embossed with silver embossingpowder. It is super fun to color the image! Both are colored with watercolorpencils. So, first added the color with pencils and than went over it with a waterbrush. Loved it! Thank you for visiting! -Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
Today I like to show one of the cards I recently made. The panel is made with little stamps and Distress Inks on watercolor paper. The cage is
cut with my Cricut machine. The bird is by Different Colors, stamped and heat embossed with white embossing powder, and also colored with Distress Inks. I like cages and I like birds, but I don't like birds in cages, so I put the bird at the outside of the cage. He can fly away if he would like. Thank you for visiting!
Today I like to share a card I made with Hero Arts stamps. And I took inspiration from the last OCC : Sparkle and Shine.
In the background two larger stamps: Musical background and Sweet Treads Antique. Stamped them with Versa Mark and brushed Perfect Pearls over it. The sentiment says: Happy birthday in dutch. Its Marianne Design. The flowers are also Hero Arts -CL184 Thoughtful Messages- and so are the leaves. Stamped with Versa Mark and heat embossed with White embossing powder by WOW. Thank you for visiting! Enjoy your day! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
Here is another card I made for the Online Card Class: Sparkle and Shine. For this card I used my new Embellishment Mousse, with a color named: Powder Blue.
And no, it isn't Christmas, but summer is also a good excuse to use some sparkle. As I think of the sun shining on waves in the late afternoon, bringing a golden glow at the sea. And dewdrops glisten in early morninglight!
For this card I used a stencil of Donna Downey for Prima Marketing. The striped paper is "Dear Lizzy" paper. First added the mousse with a Ranger Distress tool. Than took some embossing paste in white and added a little amount of the blue mousse to it, so that the paste got the same blue color, and added it on the stencil too. I love the partial covering! And finally removed the stencil and added some Hero Arts Prisma Glitter. The " Hugs" sentiment is SSS. The idea for this card came from Shari Carrol. Hope you enjoyed your visit here! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
Last days I was participating in the Online Card Class: "Sparkle and Shine". This is one of the cards I made for this Class. To be more precise: for day 4. I made this card after an example of Debby Hughes. I am an admirer of her work.
The background is stamped with a backgroundstamp by Hero Arts, CG122, using Versa Mark. And covered with perfect pearls. Than stamped over it with a backgroundstamp by IO, CC050 C-A-C Script. The flowers are SSS. "Best Mom Ever" SSS130501. Stamped and white embossed. The open spaces are covered with a Versa Mark pen and covered with perfect pearls. The sentiment is dutch and says: congratulations. I recently bought it this stampset with only dutch sentiments. Its "Marianne Design" CS0987. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
I enjoyed it so much to see the daffodils again this year! The bright yellow made me happy!
Made this daffodil bouquet with a stamp set by Simon Says Stamp. The sentiment is part of the recollections series sold by Michaels. I made the background myself with a Hero Arts leaves stamp. Stamped it with Shabby Shutters Distress Ink. And after that filled the gaps with the same color and water. The flowers are colored with Copic Markers. Happy Spring!
As far as I remember, this is my first try on no line coloring.
It certainly is not that good, but I thought, I share it anyway. And thats because of the "30 Day of Coloring Challenge", on "The Daily Marker" blog. I am not sure I like to do this "no-line coloring"...Maybe I must take some more time of practising on it.
But, this flower stamp is lovely! It is Magenta C0643-P. Stamped it with "Antique Linen" Distress Ink and I also used Distress Inks to color it. Thank you for your visit!
And some more coloring for "The Daily Marker 30 day of coloring". Do you know the work of Kathy Raccoosin? Then you can see her inspiration in my card!
Used an old stamp by Autumn Leaves, and designed by Rhonda Farrer. Colored with Copic Markers. Added some white dots. And the sentiment is by Simon Says Stamp. Thank you for visiting! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
Yesterday, sunday afternoon we went out for a bike ride. The weather was lovely for early march. We enjoyed seeing fresh green coming up everywhere around. We spotted some little yellow flowers: spring is coming!
And than there was time left for coloring! Wich I enjoyed also. Thats me: Paper AND Nature!
This is the result. A dutch sentiment wich says: Happy birthday. And some Hero Arts flowers. CL 596 Pattern Hearts an Flowers. Colored with Copic Markers. Tried to add some shading here and there. Thanks to Kathy Raccoosin from The Daily Marker. Thanks for beiing here a while! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
Today I like to show you a card I made for the "Daily Marker 30 day coloring challenge".
Before I explane what I did and what I used, I like to tell this card is for my mother. She will reach the respectable age of 80 years at the beginning of May.
First I stamped the "Large Flower" CG134, by Hero Arts on white paper. Than stamped the 8 and the 0 over it. CL042 and CL034. Colored it with Copic Markers and cut it out.
The flower is called " Loving Lily" and is is by Impression Obsession. The reason why I chose this flower is because Kathy showed how to color a Lily flower on the first day of the challenge.
I glued a feather and ribbon behind it, and two swirls. Cut with a die cut by MFT and cut from rosé gold cardstock.
I have to save for a while. And I hope she likes it.
Thank you for visiting here!
Hello, spring is just around the corner, and I am ready for it! We got some sunshine today and I was outside and enjoyed it!
Here is a tag I made for the Simon Days Stamp wednesday challenge: "Tag you're it". The ladies of the design team were using Ranger products. And so did I, as you can see here.
As you can see I used Shabby Shutters DistressInk and than there are Ranger Clear Embossing Powder used for the stamped image in the background. Stickles with the name Crystal, its on the word Spring. And Studio multi- medium matte to glue my flowers on the tag. Besides that I used my Cricut to cut the word Spring and the swirl. And oh yes, for the flowers too. They have little round golden stickers as flower hearts. The stamp you see in the background is by Magenta. I think thats it.Thank you for visiting! Much appreciated! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
A while ago I watched a video of Jennifer McGuire where she made beautiful ombre backgrounds for her cards. She also used die cut sentiments wich go in the same flow with the ombre backgrounds: gorgeous results! Here you can find her blogpost: http://www.jennifermcguireink.com/2017/01/easy-ombre.html
It invited me so, to follow her examples!
Here is one of the cards I made.
Used a Hero Arts background. And a Simon Says Stamp die cut sentiment.
Thanks for visiting!
This weeks theme of the SSS Wednesday Challenge was:" Fantastic Florals". For me that is the Altenew stamp set: "Beautiful day". With this stampset you can easely achieve a beautiful result.
I stamped the flowers with Versamark ink and embossed it with pearl embossing powder. Than colored it with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers. I will add this in the Challenge. Thank you for visiting here! -Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
For Valentines day I made a card with read, hearts and silver.
For the arrow I used my Cricut machine, and for the tag on the card I used my mini Minc machine. The little silver hearts are cut with a SSS die. The sentiment is Hero Arts. Hope everyone have a good Valentines Day. "Love from our home to yours!". Thank you for visiting here! -Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
Happy New Year! 2017, a new year, a fresh new start. Hope it will bring the wishes of your heart. Last week we got some foggy weather and temps below zero, wich gives awesome pictures.
These photo's are taken not far from were I live. Our village is surrounded by meadows, and it is great to go out for a walk. Thats what we did on that particular day. I felt inspired by what I saw. At home I tried to translate what I saw on paper, using stamps and ink.
Here is another photo of that day. Hope you see what I meant by translate it to paper.
The stamps I used are Impression Obsession: F16235 Berry Stem. And two stamps from Magenta: M0732 and L0693. Inks from Colorbox and Versa Magic and some embossing to get that frosty look. And a white gel pen. Thanks for visiting! Always much appreciated!!! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone