Join me for a new workshop where we will be playing with embossing powder and ink blending to create quick and easy cards. In this class, you will create five backgrounds using various techniques that you can transform into lovely greeting cards with the addition of sentiments and die cuts from Poppy Stamps. Seats are limited – sign up today! CLASS FEE $29
Photo Scraps 1213 Liberty Road | Eldersburg, MD 21784 phone: 410-549-5187 | web: http://photoscraps.blogspot.com Sunday, September 15, 2019 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Thursday, September 19, 2019 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Please call Photo Scraps at 410-549-5187 to register.
Bring to Class
Waterbrush (filled with water)
One disposable ink blender (such as Ranger Ink Blending Tools). Do not use a blending brush.
Distress Oxides in Picked Raspberry and Mustard Seed
Foam Squares (such as Gina K. Designs Foam Squares or Scrapbook Adhesives 3-D Squares)
Liquid glue that dries clear (such as Connect Glue by Gina K. Designs or Ranger Multi Medium Matte)
WELCOME TO DAY 2 OF THE POWER POPPY ENCHANTED GARDEN RELEASE! Today we’re previewing the new Woodland Carpet clear stamp set. Flora, fauna, fungi and other treasures of the forest floor are celebrated in this unique new 4″ x 8″ clear stamp set. Five images and five sentiments provide cardmakers opportunities to make both masculine and feminine cards. The vignettes are large enough to be a generous focal image. Available Monday, July 1st!
So here is my first creation! I stamped the image on to white cardstock and then colored it with Copic markers (colors shown below). I thought I was taking a little artistic license with the red mushroom caps only to find that it’s an actual type of toadstool. I underpainted part of the cap with C5 to deepened the color and colored over it with R46 and R24.
After coloring the remainder of the image, I inked the sentiment with Versamark and covered it with copper embossing powder from Ranger.
And then I was on a roll so I created a much simpler card with minimal coloring. I used one of the smaller images in the set and stamped it and the sentiment on watercolor paper with Versafine ink. I stamped the image one more time with a Copic safe ink and colored it. I fussy cut the image (i.e. Scan and Cut) and popped it up with foam squares for dimension. Here’s the end result.
Time to blog hop and see what the Bloomies and Instant Gardeners have in store for you. As always, be sure you stop by the Power Poppy blog.
Disclosure: Below are the supplies I’ve used for today’s project. All items were personally purchased except those marked with an asterisk (*) which were provided by a store or design team. I never share a product I do not like. All opinions are my own. Read more.
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CARD 1 Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Hammermill Color Copy Digital 100#; Bazzill Smoothies Cardstock in Easter Grass Stamp: Woodland Carpet (*) by Power Poppy Inks: Amalgam Ink in Jet Black by Gina K. Designs; Versamark by Tsukineko Dies: Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables by Lawn Fawn Embellishments: Nuvo Embossing Powder in Copper Blush by Tonic Studios Copics: R24, R46, C3, C5, E70, E71, E74, E79 (mushrooms); B60, B63, B66 (violets); B63, B66, R24, YR23, C5 (butterfly); YG03, YG21, BG72 (ferns); YG03, YG21, BG72, BG75 (); YG03, YG17 (grass); YR23, E71, E74 (snail)
CARD 2 Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Hammermill Color Copy Digital 100#; Bazzill Smoothies Cardstock in Easter Grass; Distress Watercolor Paper by Ranger – Tim Holtz Stamp: Woodland Carpet (*) by Power Poppy; Summer Berries (*) by Power Poppy Inks: Amalgam Ink in Jet Black by Gina K. Designs; Versafine in Onyx Black by Tsukineko Copics: B60, B63, B66 (flowers); YG03, YG17, YG21, YG67 (leaves)
Good morning everyone! Still working on simple holiday card designs. I had to sidetrack back to Halloween briefly – I received the new digital stamp release from Power Poppy and had to put my design team card together. More about that on Monday!
I was flipping through my die collection and came across this die from Poppy Stamps that I bought a few weeks ago at Photo Scraps. I liked it because it’s a great year round wreath – just change the colors and embellishments and you could have a wreath for any season.
I die cut the wreath image from Neenah 80# cardstock and kept all the die cut leaves so that I could color and inlay them back into the design. With some trial and error, I realized that the best way to do that would be to add a piece of double sided adhesive on the back of the die cut instead of using liquid glue to adhere each leaf. I used Easy-Cut Adhesive from iCraft (5 6×6 inch sheets per pack). I colored the leaves with a Copic marker and then picked each one up with a jewelry picker and placed the leaf back in place in the design. I added some pearl embellishments to mimic berries and paired the die cut with a red gingham design paper. The overall effect has a homespun appeal.
Below are the supplies I’ve used for today’s project. All items were personally purchased except those marked with an asterisk (*) . I never share a product I do not like. Read more.
Paper: Neenah Solar White 110# & 80#; Justice from the Americana Collection by Pebbles; X-Press It Blending Card by Copic Stamp: Wishing You Love by Neat & Tangled Ink: Versafine in Satin Red by Tsukineko Dies: Stitched Wreath by Poppy Stamps; Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables by Lawn Fawn; Zig Zag Rectangle Stackables by Lawn Fawn Embellishments: Pearl Strips (Red & Denim) by Kaisercraft Copics: YG07