Saturday, January 31, 2015

Day 4 Cross-stitch texture

On Line Day 4 Card Class texture using Cross-stich:

Online Card class Day 4 Textures with stencils and embossing paste:
I am under the weather and trying to creative in between bouts of coughing and not feeling well.  Could be why my first attempt of two laying with stencils and embossing paste did not go so well.  I ended up cutting  out a part of the original background and piecing in a single layer of embossing.
Below is the error portion I cut out of the above card.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

SSS Work it Wednesday 1-28-2015

SSS Work it Wednesday 1-28-2015 Blog
"... this month’s challenge! Since this is the FIRST challenge of the year, let’s make it new. Are you using new product, new techniques? Show us something NEW!"

My new creation is a mix media 6x8 canvas panel. The is the first time I have attempted a mixed media canvas panel.  My sister-in-law challenge me to create a piece of art for our niece with the following requires; incorporate peace sign the colors red, white and blue, and the words -Be Safe and Happy.  Below is my creation!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

OCC & Monday Callenege

This entry is for Day 2 of Clean and Simple card class and SSS Monday 1-26-2015 challenge Up in the clouds.

Day 1 Clean and Simple card class

I loved day one classes but found the creation of the embossing affect not as easy and the videos presented.  Below is my good old college try!

Friday, January 23, 2015

SSS - Wednesday 1-21-2015 Challenge

SSS - Wednesday 1-21-2015 Challenge -  Have a Heart

  1. Distress Watercolor Card stock
  2. White card stock
  3. Red card stock
  4. Versamark Watermark  stamp pad
  5. Zing Rouge embossing powder
  6. Recollections Black embossing powder
  7. SSS - Simon in Love 3x4 stamp set
  8. Solid Hearts from the Heart Parade die cut
  9. Clear Wink of Stella
  10. Derwent Intense Water soluble ink pencils (fuchsia, baked earth, and willow; also washes with iris blue, apple green and field green)
  11. Darcie Heart Background embossing folder

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge 1-19-2015

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge 1-19-2015 anything winter.

Purple card stock from Darice Premium card stock canvas texture Pad
Snowflake paper from Recollections Starry Night Paper Pad
Purple Glitzy from DCWV The Glitzy Pastels Stack
Simon Says Stamp Dies: Maryanne and Eliza Snowflakes
Ranger Liquid Platinum embossing powder
Recollection 2.6"X4.25" white creative tag white
Mini Mister with Grape Fizz Perfect Pearls made into a spray
Simon Says Stamp Hand Lettered Winter Wishes
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - dusty concord
Martha Stewart small snowflake punch

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Tim Holtz 2015 Tag and a SSS Wednesday blog its a Guy Thing

Tim Holtz 2015 Tag and a SSS Wednesday blog its a Guy Thing :
Ranger # 8 Manilla Tag
DCWV Industrial Chic stack
Tim Holtz stamp Wild West (Stampers Anonymous)
Tim Holtz Dot Fade Stencil
Dreamweaver Stencils Translucent embossing paste
Tim Holtz Adirondack ink Encres & alcohol
Distress inks: Wild honey, Stormy Sky, Broken China, Pumice Stone, Antique Linen, Old Paper, and tea dye.

 Simon Says Stamp wednesday challenge

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Happy Valentines Day - Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Inky Background

 Simon Says Stamp Monday 1-12-2015 challenge
After reading and viewing Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Inky Backgrounds, I thought I would go back to basics and use one of the first techniques I learned; blending using Distress Inks.

White card stock
Red Card stock
Stamps of Life lovestory4kitclub stamps
Simon Says Stamp Hearts Parade Die
Perfect Pearls made into a spray: Grape Fizz and Confetti White
White embossing powder
Red Sequin
Ranger Glossy Accents
Tom Bow Mon Liquid Glue
Zip Dry Scrapbook glue
Mini blending tools
Mini Misters
The following Distress Inks:  Victorian Velvet, Dusty Concord, Mowed Lawn Peacock Feathers, Aged Mahogany, Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Tattered Rose, Festive Berries, Barn Door,  and Fired Brick

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Happy New Year : SSS Wednesday 1/7/15 Challenge

I am submitting a New year card I created for a friend.
Simon Says Stamp (SSS) January 2015 Card Kit supplied paper, Bo Bunny 6 x 6 ALTITUDE. (I  love this paper pack.)
Mister with Ranger Perfect Pearls Grape Fizz mixture to create a shimmer spray
SSS die Maryanne snowflake
SSS die Eliza Snowflake
Tim Holtz Distress embossing ink
WOW! White Glitter
Happy New Year Stamp (Unknown)
Ranger Liquid Platinum embossing powder
White Card stock

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge New and Old

I have retired and trying my hand at some challenges.  The is in response to Simon Says Stamp New and old Monday January 5th, 2015.  The card is inspired by my sister-in-law and brother-in-law upcoming 50th wedding Anniversary.
Solar White cardstock
Recollection printed cardstock, Timeless
ART  Molding Paste
Tim Holtz Lattice Work Stencil
Tim Holtz tissue tape (TH93068 & TH92829)
Martha Stewart Antique Gold Embossing Powder
TPC Studio Stamps (2010602)
Paper Accents Yellow Vellum

I also changed the title of my blog after I posted to SSS.
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge