Monday, September 1, 2014
Happy Fall y'all! Sure doesn't feel like it! But, I'm happy to have a holiday today. It gave me a chance to work on more cards for my stencil class. Fall is reflected in the colors chosen for the fern. We got some new gold glitter that comes in a spray can and it seemed to go well with this card. Finished off the card with some copper and gold metallic paper.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
We just got a new shipment of stencils in at the store. Loved this stencil! Since I am in such a fall mood, I immediately thought about using fall colors on the leaves. A Fudi pen has a great fine point and that is what was used to outline the leaves. Then color was added with Momento dye inks and a Dove blender pen. Color was added from light to darker which kept the pads from being contaminated. The words are by a clear set by Impression Obsession. Been seeing a lot of folks doing a daily gratitude challenge on Facebook. Guess it made me think this saying would be a good one for this card. I'm certainly thankful for great weather this summer and am looking forward to the colors and cool of fall.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Here is the second card for the stencil class using one of the really large stencils from Dreamweaver. This makes an oversized card. Added in the orange square and a glittery spider for an embellishment. I'm doing a day class on Monday the 8th and Tuesday night the 9th. You can call the store if you want to take the class.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Finally getting some of the cards done for my stencil class coming up in September. This one shows how to do the cloisonné technique. The color was done with Mometo Luxe pads. Background was paper embossed with a Cuttle bug embossing folder.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
More "fall" today. This is a new stamp by IO. As soon as I saw it, I knew I wanted to pull out my pan pastels and color these leaves with them. The image was inked with a brown dye ink and then colored in. I'm definitely starting to get in the mood for fall. Now if only the weather would cooperate.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Recently I purchased this stamp and have been wanting to try it out. In my stash was some paper sprayed with Dylusion sprays that had also had some stencil images sprayed on it as well. I love the intensity of color you can get with these sprays. To counter the intensity of the colored paper, I took some embossed white paper done with two different embossing folders. It was a stretch for me to use a contrasting color, but I think that this blue worked.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The oak leaves stamp is all one stamp that is actually one of IO's wall stamps. It was stamped in a brown ink and then colored in using dye inks and a blender pen. It was then punched with a round Marvy punch. The words are by Verses and the wood grain embossing folder is by Cuttlebug.