Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Wedding Blossoms


  • stamps - Stippled Blossoms, Everything
  • Eleanor, Secret Garden, Itty Bitty Banners
  • ink - Basic Gray, Smokey Slate, Blushing Bride, Basic Black
  • cardstock - Very Vanilla
  • accessories - Lacy Brocade EF, Ovals Framelits, Secret Garden Frameits, Bitty Banners Framelits, Very Vintage Button, Pearl not SU

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Swallowtail Parlor Prints

Stamped Swallowtail in Stazon Black on Whisper White CS. Colored with aquapainter and Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Pool Party. Added Basic Gray marker. Inked Parlor Print background stamp with Coastal Cabana - blotted off excess ink with cutout shape of butterfly - then stamped on top of image. Added Sahara Sand marker to edges of butterfly. Stamped For You from Chalk Talk set in Basic Black on Whisper White, then added background color of Coastal Cabana using the round negative cutout from the center of one of the Chalk Talk stamps.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Stippled Blossoms & Doily

Stamped the Hello Doily in Blushing Bride on Whisper White CS. Stamped the large flower from Stippled Blossoms set in Basic Black and Smoky Slate; stamped smaller flowers and sentiment from Sweetly Framed and cut with Chalk Talk framelit. Added Sahara Sand Marker around edges of large flower to give it more of a shadow and 3d effect; embossed background panel with Modern Mosaic EF. Added ribbon (not SU).

Seaside Retreat

This seaside scene was created using aqua painter on watercolor paper. Ink colors used: Bermuda Bay, Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Island Indigo, Crumb Cake, Baked Brown Sugar, So Saffron. I colored the sky, sea and sand and let it dry before stamping the images. Colored stamped images with markers.

Birds and grasses from Wetlands set. Sentiment from Express Yourself; Palm tree not SU.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Moose at Sunset

First stamped the moose in Stazon black; inked grasses again, and stamped upside down across bottom. Masked moose and brayered sky with Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze. Sponged in More Mustard and Daffodil Delight on Sun. Stamped Trees in black. Colored Moose with aqua painter and Brown Sugar, Soft Suede, and Early Espresso. Added a few grasses from Wetlands set.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Sketched For You

A CAS card using flower from Simply Sketched hostess set. Stamped on watercolor paper using Black Stazon ink. Colored using aqua painter and Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie pads. Sentiment from A Round Array set.

Framed image using Labels Collection Framelits and Square Lattice EF.

Chalk Talk

Chalk Talk, Secret Garden, Stippled Blossoms, A Round Array, Hearts a Flutter stamps sets; Positively Chevron background stamp.

Stamped the Chalk Talk stamp in Basic Gray on whisper white and cut with matching framelit. Stamped Secret Garden flowers in Pumpkin Pie on Pink Pirouhette CS, then cut with matching framelits. Added A Round Array stamp punched with 7/8" scallop circle punch to center of 2 flowers. Stamped Stippled Blossom in Cajun Craze and Blushing Bride on Whisper White. Stamped Chevron background in Basic Gray on Confetti White CS and embossed with Square Lattice EF.

Added Finishing Touches Edgelit, paper doily, itty bitty punch, Basic Gray satin ribbon and lace (not SU).

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Stippled Blossoms set with the Positively Chevron background stamp and sentiment from Express Yourself set. Chevron is stamped in Crisp Cantaloupe; flowers are stamped in Crisp Cantaloupe, Blushing Bride, Sky Blue and Basic Gray. Used Basic Gray and Smoky Slate for the leaves.

Thanks for looking :)