It's been more than a year since my last blog post. I've been busy with life in general. Just wanted to come on here and post links and photos to my flairs/buttons that I sell. These pictures are just a sample. There are more images in the forms.
I finally have the chance and motivation to enter this challenge. I am cutting it close because the deadline is January 19.
I stamped MFT's Modern Bloom with various colors of Distress Ink on a scrap of watercolor paper and sprayed liberally with water and Ranger Perfect Pearl Mist. Diecut a circle using MFT Stitched Circle die, and the sentiment is Essentials by Ellen Treat Yo Self die cut from black cardstock and silver glitter paper. Embellished with a few enamel dots.
I used the EH Bold Blossoms Stand Alone die to die cut watercolor paper that were colored with Twinkling H2Os, and also to die cut windows on the card front. I also used the Avery Elle Thank You die to cut the sentiment out of watercolor paper and black cardstock.
A piece of scrap patterned paper was glued to the back of the cardfront, then I glued the diecuts on to the cardfront.
And a few more flair designs from the Floral Bundle that I bought recently.
I frequent a private message board and we had an online crop this weekend to celebrate NSD.
Here are some of the cards that I made.
I used the Waffle Flower Tiny Hearts Die and Tiny Star Die on my paper scraps, attached them to a piece of cream cardstock on a grid pattern, then glued it to a scalloped rectangle. I stamped a greeting from a PTI Birthday stamp set.
First up is a card made with the Bold Blossoms Stand Alone Die with a sentiment from Zipper Panel Die from Ellen Hutson. I used cheap watercolors to paint blobs of color where I planned to put the flowers and leaves. Then, I diecut the flowers and leaves from cream cardstock and glued them onto the card from made with watercolor paper. The next step is to glue the sentiment diecut from a scrap piece of black cardstock. All that is left to do is glue the front to a card base made from cream cardstock.
Next up is a card I made using Altenew's Vintage Roses stamp set. I stamped the innermost layer of the flowers with versamark and sprinkled gold embossing powder, then heat set it. Then I stamped all the layers of the flowers with various colors of dye ink, and fussy cut all of them. I arranged the flowers on the card front as I wanted, then stamped the leaves straight on to the card front and attached the flowers, popping the orange rose on the bottom with foam tape. I stamped the sentiment from Avery Elle's So Happy Stamp set on a scrap piece of cream cardstock, then heat embossed in gold and mounted to the card with foam tape.
I have been thinking of trying this technique for a while, and today I finally did it. I followed Shari Carrol's tutorial on the Hero Arts Blog.
The photo doesn't really show it, but there is a faint outline of the Echoes stencil by The Crafter's Workshop.
I diecut the sentiment from a pink glitter paper and black cardstock, and glued them together with a slight shadow. I stamped the MFT Diagonal Stripes Background on a piece of white cardstock, and attached it to the bottom of the card front. I stamped the sentiment on a strip of white cardstock with Black Archival Ink, and layered it onto a strip of black cardstock. As a finishing touch, I sprinkled some Cappuccino Perfect Pearls mist, then attached the whole card front to a white card base.