Fun with Stencils: Class Wrap Up

GOOD MORNING FRIENDS! Just finished up another class at Photo Scraps yesterday featuring different techniques and products to use with stencils. Everyone had a good time and hopefully will be inspired to incorporate stencils into their projects.

Since I ran out of paper AND printer ink when I was preparing the card kits, I wasn’t able to give everyone my usual handout listing all of the products. So as promised I am following up today with the product information. Tracy and Lisa asked that I offer another stencil class later in the year. Stay tuned! I’m thinking about ways to incorporate stencils into holiday cards!

And be sure to join me TODAY from noon to 3:00PM at the Photo Scraps Yard Sale. Arrive early for the best deals!

Supplies

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. All opinions are my own. Read more.

Stamp: Smile by Honey Bee Stamps
Ink: Distress Inks in Worn Lipstick and Scattered Straw by Ranger – Tim Holtz
Stencil: Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.
Embellishments: Sequins by 28 Lilac Lane in Heavy Metal

Rowhouse Greetings | Thanks by Honey Bee Stamps | Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.

Ink: Distress Inks in Worn Lipstick and Scattered Straw by Ranger – Tim Holtz; Versamark by Tsukineko
Stencil: Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.
Die: Large Thanks by Honey Bee Stamps
Embellishments: Embossing Powder in Marigold by Ranger; Sequins by 28 Lilac Lane in Heavy Metal

Rowhouse Greetings | Thanks A Bunch by Honey Bee Stamps | Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.

Stamp: Thanks A Bunch by Honey Bee Stamps
Ink: Archival Ink in Jet Black by Ranger
Stencil: Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.
Die: Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables by Lawn Fawn
Embellishments: Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Custard Cream

Rowhouse Greetings | Bloom by Honey Bee Stamps | Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.

Stamp: Bloom by Honey Bee Stamps
Ink: Archival Ink in Jet Black by Ranger
Die: Bloom by Honey Bee Stamps
Stencil: Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.
Embellishments: Dreamweaver Embossing Paste by Stampendous

Rowhouse Greetings | Thanks A Bunch by Honey Bee Stamps | Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.

Stamp: Thanks A Bunch by Honey Bee Stamps
Ink: Archival Ink in Jet Black by Ranger; Distress Inks in Worn Lipstick and Scattered Straw by Ranger – Tim Holtz
Stencil: Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.
Embellishments: Dreamweaver Embossing Paste by Stampendous; Sequins in Heavy Metal by 28 Lilac Lane

Rowhouse Greetings | Smile by Honey Bee Stamps | Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.

Stamp: Smile by Honey Bee Stamps
Die: Smile by Honey Bee Stamps
Stencil: Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.
Ink: Distress Inks in Worn Lipstick and Scattered Straw by Ranger – Tim Holtz
Embellishments: Texture Paste in Transparent Gloss by Ranger; Sequins in Heavy Metal by 28 Lilac Lane

Rowhouse Greetings | Hello by Honey Bee Stamps | Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.

Ink: Distress Inks in Worn Lipstick and Scattered Straw by Ranger – Tim Holtz
Die: Hello by Honey Bee Stamps
Stencil: Summertime Bloom by Echo Park Paper Co.
Embellishments: Glitz Glitter Gel in White by Gina K. Designs

Rubber Moon Stamps at The Queen’s Ink

Just finished up another class at The Queen’s Ink featuring stamps from RubberMoon and lots of mixed media products. Stay tuned for details on the August class! Hope to see you there!

Supplies

Disclosure: 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. All opinions are my own. Read more.

Where available I use compensated affiliate links, meaning that at no cost to you I receive a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I use this money to support my blog. If you like my projects, please consider supporting me by clicking through these links when you shop. Thanks so much! Read more.

Rowhouse Greetings | Squidbrella by RubberMoon Stamps

Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Distress Watercolor Cardstock by Ranger / Tim Holtz; Hammermill Copier Digital Cover, 100#
Stamps: Squidbrella by Rubber Moon; Under the Weather by Rubber Moon
Inks: Amalgam Ink in Jet Black by Gina K. Designs; Archival Ink in Jet Black by Ranger; Distress Inks in Twisted Citron, Evergreen Bough,and Broken China
Stencils: 108PA Stencil (by Scrapcosy) by Paper Artsy; Circle 6 by Stencil Girl
Embellishments: Dina Wakely Media Washi Tape – Set 1 by Ranger; Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Indian Gold by Tonic Studios; Fuzzy Fun Flock in Cotton Ball White by Stampendous; Nuvo Glitter Drops in Honey Gold by Tonic Studios; Nuvo Glue Pen by Tonic Studios
Copics: E000, E01, E11, E04, BV00 (skin); BV00, BV01, B00 (hair); YG13, YG17, E04 (squidbrella); B00, B02 (coat); R24 (socks)

Rowhouse Greetings | Funbrella by RubberMoon Stamps

Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Distress Watercolor Cardstock by Ranger / Tim Holtz; Hammermill Copier Digital Cover, 100#
Stamps: Funbrella (*) by Rubber Moon; Poppies by Rubber Moon; You’ve Got This by Rubber Moon
Inks: Amalgam Ink in Jet Black by Gina K. Designs; Archival Ink in Jet Black by Ranger; Distress Inks in Twisted Citron and Evergreen Bough
Stencils: Circle 6 by Stencil Girl
Embellishments: Queen’s Ink Washi Tape in Harlequin and Let Them Eat Cake; Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Fresh Copper by Tonic Studios; Nuvo Crystal Drops in Red Berry, English Mustard, and Midnight Blue by Tonic Studios; Nuvo Glue Pen by Tonic Studios
Copics: E000, E01, E11, E04, BV00 (skin); BV00, BV01, B00 (hair); YG13, YG17, B00, B02, E04 (funbrella); B00, B02, YG13, YG17 (coat)

Rowhouse Greetings | BFFs by RubberMoon Stamps

Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Distress Watercolor Cardstock by Ranger / Tim Holtz; Hammermill Copier Digital Cover, 100#
Stamps: BFFs by RubberMoon; You Need A Hug by RubberMoon
Inks: Amalgam Ink in Jet Black by Gina K. Designs; Archival Ink in Jet Black by Ranger; Delicata in Golden Glitz by Tsukineko; Distress Inks in Twisted Citron, Broken China, and Evergreen Bough
Dies: Small Cross Stitched Rectangle Stackables by Lawn Fawn; Mini Picture Frames by Lawn Fawn
Stencils: Micro Hearts by The Crafters Workshop
Copics: E000, E01, E11, E04, BV00 (skin); BV00, BV01, B00 (hair); YG13, YG17, B00, B02, R24 (clothing)

New Class! Copic/Mixed Media – July 30, 2019 – Queen’s Ink

Join me for a new Copic markers class featuring quirky, eclectic and always fun images from RubberMoon Stamps. In this class, you will make three cards with emphasis on basic Copic techniques. The coloring has been kept simple in order to spend more time creating mixed media backgrounds with stencils, washi tape, embellishment mousse, and more. Be prepared to get your fingers inky! All necessary techniques are taught in class. Seats are limited, so sign up today! 

The Queen’s Ink
Savage Mill Box 2048 | 8600 Foundry Street | Savage, Maryland 20763
phone: (301) 497-9449 | website: https://queensink.com
Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 
Register online or call the Queen’s Ink at (301) 497-9449

Copic Markers to Bring to Class

BRING TO CLASS: The list below reflects the Copic markers that I will use in class. You can follow along using the same colors OR substitute colors based upon your personal Copic collection. Please bring all your markers to class and make sure your Copics are marked with Washi tape or some other means of identification. Markers are available for purchase at The Queen’s Ink. Students will receive a 10% discount on Copic markers. I will be available prior to class to help with selection.

PLEASE NOTE: You must bring your own markers to participate in class. If you need markers, please contact The Queen’s Ink in advance of class. If you wait until class time, you may not be able to purchase the markers you need.

  • E000: Pale Fruit Pink
  • E01: Pink Flamingo
  • E04: Lipstick Natural
  • E11: Barley Beige
  • BV00: Mauve Shadow
  • BV01: Viola
  • B00: Frost Blue
  • B02: Robin’s Egg Blue
  • YG13: Chartreuse
  • YG17: Grass Green
  • R24: Prawn

Other Supplies

Please bring:

  • 12×12 glass media mat (such as the one by Tonic Studios or We R Memory Keepers) OR a non-stick craft sheet
  • Distress Inks in Twisted Citron, Evergreen Bough and Broken China
  • Three ink blending tools – one for each color for stenciling (can be brushes, sponges, etc.) 
  • Scissors suitable for fussy cutting
  • Foam adhesive squares
  • Tape runner adhesive or double-sided tape

Class Cards

Rowhouse Greetings | Squidbrella by RubberMoon Stamps
Rowhouse Greetings | Funbrella by RubberMoon Stamps
Rowhouse Greetings | BFFs by RubberMoon Stamps

Power Poppy Sneak Preview – Day 3

Strong and Beautiful by Power Poppy

GOOD MORNING POWER POPPY FANS! I’m back for Day 3 of the Enchanted Garden previews. This time I’m featuring the new Strong and Beautiful clear stamp set. Whether colored to the nines or stamped in a single ink, this illustration makes a gorgeous statement. An unfurling peony bloom is offset with ferns, lenten roses, and bluebells in a combination you won’t find anywhere but Power Poppy. No matter how you rotate or crop this exuberant floral, you’ll come out on top! Five sentiments have clear letters so that you can color them in to coordinate with your palette, and each one carries an empowering or uplifting message. A single lenten rose (Hellebore) and fern frond can be used in conjunction with the main image or on their own. This stamp canvas measures 5″ x 6″.

I decided to pair the single Hellebore with a simple sentiment (because sometimes less is more!). For the background, I applied gel medium through a stencil and when dry, I added gilding flakes in gold, silver and copper. I love this technique, but the gilding flakes can easily become airborne so make you don’t have a fan running while the jar is open. Don’t ask how I know….

Rowhouse Greetings | Strong and Beautiful by Power Poppy

The effect is different from embossing powder — a little more texture and shine. Here’s a detail image of the background.

Rowhouse Greetings | Strong and Beautiful by Power Poppy

Time to blog hop! Check out what the rest of the team has for you and as always be sure you stop by the Power Poppy blog.

Allison Cope
Christine Okken
Kathy Jones
Leslie Miller
Julie Koerber
Stacy Morgan
Barbara Walker
Broni Holcombe

Disclosure: 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. All opinions are my own. Read more.

Where available I use compensated affiliate links, meaning that at no cost to you I receive a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I use this money to support my blog. If you like my projects, please consider supporting me by clicking through these links when you shop. Thanks so much! Read more.

Paper: Neenah Solar White 110#; Hammermill Color Copy Digital 100#
Stamp: Strong and Beautiful (*) by Power Poppy
Inks: Amalgam Ink in Jet Black by Gina K. Designs; Versafine in Onyx Black by Tsukineko
Stencil: Burlap Layering Stencil by Stampers Anonymous – Tim Holtz
Embellishments: Tacky When Dry Gel Medium by The Crafters Workshop; Nuvo Gilding Flakes in Radiant Gold, Silver Bullion, and Sunkissed Copper
Copics: R32, R35, R37 (flower); YG03, YG17, YG21, YG67 (leaves)

Better With You by Gina K Designs

GOOD AFTERNOON FRIENDS! I’m back today with a simple card that I put together for the April 2019 Monthly Mix Challenge over at Gina K Designs. Designing this card was a bit of a challenge for me because I don’t have many stamp sets from Gina K Designs. Luckily, the theme this month is ombre ink blending. I have plenty of ink pads so I just played to the strengths of my existing stash.

Rowhouse Greetings | Better With You by Gina K. Designs

For my project, I started by ink blending the edges of my card base with dye inks in Sea Glass and Blue Lagoon. Next, I die cut a piece of Neenah 80# cardstock and stenciled the background using the Square Mandala Stencil and the same dye inks. Once the ink was dry, I stamped the image using Versafine ink and then quickly heat set it with embossing powder. I added a few crystal jewels for some bling!

Hope you got some inspiration. Thanks for stopping by and I’ll see you again soon!

Disclosure: 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. All opinions are my own. Read more.

Where available I use compensated affiliate links, meaning that at no cost to you I receive a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I use this money to support my blog. If you like my projects, please consider supporting me by clicking through these links when you shop. Thanks so much! Read more.

Paper: Neenah Solar White 80# & 110#
Stamp: Better With You by Gina K. Designs
Inks: Premium Dye Inks in Blue Lagoon and Sea Glass by Gina K. Designs; Versafine in Onyx Black by Tsukineko
Stencil: Square Mandala by Gina K. Designs
Dies: Small Stitched Rectangles by Lawn Fawn
Embellishments: Nuvo Microfine Embossing Powder in Clear; Sparking Clear Jewels by Pretty Pink Posh