Penny Black Scented Beauty Birthday

The Penny Black Scented Beauty stamp is absolutely beautiful and coloring it the traditional rose red makes a stunning card.

Letting this beautiful image shine calls for a clean and simple design.  A top folding cardbase was made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock.  Next a rectangle of the same cardstock was used to die cut a rectangle with Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles.  To give the card a sky allusion it was ink blended with Distress Tumbled Glass Ink. Another rectangle was cut from Darice Adhesive Fun Foam and trimmed to be 1/8″ smaller and adhered to the back.

The image was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink on Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock and colored with the Copic Markers listed below.  Since there isn’t a matching die it was cut with the Silhouette Cameo on the PIXScan mat.  It was then adhered to the ink blended rectangle with Tombo Mono Multi Glue.

The sentiment is from Sizzix Birthday Cake stamp set, stamped with VersaMark Ink on a scrap of Gina K. Designs 120# Black Cardstock and heat in embossed with Ranger Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder.  3M 1/2″ Foam Tape was added to the back and it was adhered to the focal image rectangle.

The focal image rectangle was adhered to the cardbase using Tombo Mono Multi Glue.  Sequins from Doodlebug Ladybug and Pretty Pink Posh Sweetheart Mix were scattered on the card front and adhered with Ranger Multi Medium Matte and the card was done.

Products Used:

  • Penny Black Scented Beauty
  • Sizzix Birthday Cake
  • Copic: YG93, YG97, YG99; RV11, RV13, RV14
  • Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Stackable Rectangles
  • Darice Fun Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Ranger Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Doodlebug Ladybug Sequins
  • Pretty Pink Posh Sweetheart Mix Sequins
  • Distress Tumbled Glass
  • Inkylicious Ink Bending Brush
  • Gina K. Designs 80# and 120# White Cardstock
  • Tombo Mono Multi Glue
  • Ranger Multi Medium Matte

Penny Black Sweetheart Mimi Birthday

This cute image with heart flowers was perfect for a young woman who had a February birthday.  As always, the image was colored with the favorite colors of the person it is intended for.

I stamped the image with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink on 80# Gina K. Designs White Cardstock.  It was then colored with Copic Markers RV11, RV13, RV14; E01, E00, E000, E0000, R20; G24, G94; B39, B37, B34; B32, B34; E55, E53, E51.

Once the coloring was complete the image was cut with the Silhouette Cameo using the PIXScan Mat.  To enhance the blue in the image a rectangle of blue cardstock was cut using the Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes Rectangle.  Another rectangle was cut with the Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles out of BoBunny DoubleDot Light Blue Stripe cardstock.  The two blue rectangles were adhered together using Tombo Mono Multi Glue and a rectangle of Darice Adhesive Fun Foam was cut with the Lawn Fawn rectangle die and adhered to the back of the rectangles.

For the focal image a label was cut with Spellbinders Nested Medallion Labels out of Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock.  It was then run through the Sizzix Big Shot again with DoCrafts Small Polka Hearts Embossing Folder.  The focal image was applied to the label using 3M 1/2″ Foam Tape.  To add dimension, the label was cut again with Darice Adhesive Fun Foam and trimmed to be 1/8″ smaller, it was then applied to the back of the white focal image label.

The focal image label was placed on the blue striped rectangle to determine placement for the sentiment from Gina K. Designs Birthday Greetings and stamped with Altenew’s Sapphire Ink.  The focal image was then applied to the rectangles using Tombo Mono Multi Glue.

A horizontal cardbase was made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock and the rectangles and focal image was applied with Tombo Mono Multi Glue.  Doodlebug Blue Jeans Sequins and Martha Stewart Blueberry Slush Hearts were scattered and glued to the card front using Ranger Multi Medium Matte and the card was done.

Product Used:

  • Penny Black Sweetheart Mimi
  • Gina K. Designs Birthday Greetings
  • Copic: RV11, RV13, RV14; E01, E00, E000, E0000, R20; G24, G94; B39, B37, B34; B32, B34; E55, E53, E51
  • BoBunny Light Blue Stripes Paper
  • Blue Paper
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes Rectangle
  • Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables
  • Doodlebug Blue Jeans Sequins, Martha Stewart Blueberry Slush Hearts
  • DoCrafts Small Polka Hearts Embossing Folder
  • Just Right Spellbinders Nested Oval Medallion Labels
  • Darice Adhesive Fun Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Tombo Mono Multi Glue
  • Ranger Multi Medium Matte

Heartfelt Creations Sun Kissed Fleur Striped Thank You

I have had the Heartfelt Creations Sun Kissed Fleur Striped stamp set for years.  I’ve tried to use it but have had a hard time using the matching die. The stamp it a large rubber stamp with all the flowers stamped at one time.  The matching die is a solid multi flower cut and I just could not keep all the flowers aligned to get an even cut around the images.  The other day I thought about using my Silhouette PixScan to cut the images and it worked beautifully.

I stamped the images on Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black and then colored them with Copic Markers, colors used are listed below.  Once the coloring was done I placed them on the PixScan Mat, took a photo of the image with my cell phone, and then cut them with the Silhouette Cameo.  Once the flowers were cut I used my bone folder to curve the petals.  I took a large flower and then a medium flower and adhered them together offset with Tombo Mono Multi Glue and set them aside.

Next I cut a rectangle of Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock with Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes.  Then I ink blended Distress Ink Tumbled Glass.  I stamped the sentiment from Gina K. Designs Happy Thoughts with Hero Hues India Ink Black in the upper right corner of the rectangle.  After these steps were complete it was run through the Sizzix Big Shot again with the Darice Basketweave Embossing Folder.  With my paper cutter a rectangle of Darice Adhesive Fun Foam was cut 1/8″ smaller than the embossed rectangle and adhered to the back.

The flowers and leaves were arranged on the embossed rectangle and adhered using Tombo Mono Multi Glue.  Then the rectangle was adhered to a horizontal A2 cardbase made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock with Tombo Mono Multi Glue added to the back of the fun foam. I decided to use some Queen and Co. Rock Candy Yellow Rhinestones for the flower centers and the card was done.

Products Used:

  • Heartfelt Creations Sun Kissed Fleur Striped
  • Gina K. Designs Happy Thoughts
  • Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes
  • Darice Basketweave Embossing Folder
  • Copic: G40, G43, G46; RV11, RV13, RV14; Y13, Y17, YR23
  • Distress Ink Tumbled Glass
  • Queen and Co. Rock Candy Yellow
  • Darice Adhesive Fun Foam
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Gina K. Designs 80# and 120# White Cardstock

A Farm Life Get Well

My Uncle Melvin is ninety years old and recently had surgery.  He was a successful dry farmer in his younger years and I thought the barn and silo scene from Gina K. Designs Farm Life would make a nice get well card.

I stamped the image on 80# Gina K. Designs Ivory Cardstock with Memento Rich Cocoa and colored it with Copic Markers, colors used are listed below.  I stamped a sentiment from Gina K. Designs Assorted Greetings on the bottom of the image with the same Memento ink.

I die cut the image with Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles and then cut a smaller piece of Darice Adhesive Fun Foam and applied it to the back.

A horizontal A2 cardbase was made from Gina K. Designs 120# Ivory Cardstock.  I decided I wanted a little more color to the background of the image and so I found in my stash of cardstock some BoBunny Doubledot Design Chiffon Stripe and die cut it with Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes Rectangle.  The paper warped a little when I ran it through the Big Shot so it was adhered to the cardbase with 1″ Score Tape. The focal image was adhered to the center of the card front with Tombo Mono Multi Glue and the card was done.  Pretty simple and easy.

Products Used:

  • Gina K. Designs Farm Life and Various Verses
  • Gina K. Designs 80# and 120# Ivory Cardstock
  • BoBunny Doubledot Design Chiffon Stripe
  • Memento Rich Cocoa Ink
  • Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes
  • Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles
  • Copic Markers: R32, R56, R59; C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7; G24, G94, G99; YG91, YG93, YG95, YG99; B000, 0
  • Darice Adhesive Fun Foam
  • Tombo Mono Multi Glue
  • 1” Scor Tape

WPlus9 Watercolored Anemones Birthday

I liked the outcome from my previous card made with WPlus9 Watercolored Anemones and wanted to create a birthday card with a little more color.  I like the look of the blue flowers and multi colored green stems.

This time I stamped the bouquet with Altenew’s Frayed Leaf on 80# Gina K. Designs White Cardstock to use as a background for assembling the separately stamped individual flowers and leaves, which were stamped on another piece of cardstock and then cutout with the matching dies.  The die cuts were glued to the stamped bouquet with Tombo Mono Multi Glue and then the finished bouquet was fussy cut with scissors.

It was time to determine the layout of the card.  A scalloped oval was cut with Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Ovals from Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock.  A rectangle was also die cut from the same cardstock with Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles.  Both were ink blended with Distress Ink Stormy Sky applied with the Inkylicious Ink Blending Brush.  Darice Adhesive Fun Foam was added to the back of both.

I wanted to use some gold on this card and so I decided on Delicata Celestial Copper Ink for the flower centers and sentiment.  The sentiment is from Gina K. Designs Sentiment Bouquet and was stamped on the bottom of the Lawn Fawn rectangle.

A top folding A2 cardbase was made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock and the Lawn Fawn rectangle was adhered with Tombo Mono Multi Glue the fun foam.  3M 1/2″ Foam Tape was added to the back of the bouquet focal image and applied to the scalloped oval with Tombo Mono Multi Glue and then applied to the rectangle with the same glue. Sequins from Doodlebug Designs Swimming Pool and Simon Says Stamp Sparkle and Shine were scattered on the front of the focal image, applied with Ranger Multi Medium Matte, and the card was done.

Supplies Used:

  • WPlus9 Watercolored Anemones
  • Gina K. Designs Sentimental Bouquet
  • Altenew Ink: Frayed Leaf, Forest Glades, Evergreen, Ocean Waves, Dusk
  • Delicata Celestial Copper Ink
  • Distress Stormy Skies Ink
  • Doodlebug Designs Swimming Pool Sequins
  • Simon Says Stamp Sparkle & Shine Sequins
  • Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Ovals
  • Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles
  • Gina K. Designs 120# and 80# White Cardstock
  • Darice Fun Foam
  • Ranger Multi Medium Matte
  • 3M 1/2″ Foam Tape

WPlus9 Watercolored Anemones Sympathy

I love Wplus9 flower stamps.  I recently purchased their Watercolored Anemones and dies and thought they would make a pretty sympathy card. When making a sympathy card I like to mix a pop of color with more subdued colors as well.  I liked the look of the tangerine and grey.

The stamp set comes with a bouquet of leaves and flowers and then there are individual layered flower stamps.  I stamped the bouquet with Altenew Silver Stone Ink on Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock.

The sentiment is from Gina K. Designs Sentimental Bouquet and was stamped with Altenew Industrial Diamond ink and placed at the bottom of the grey bouquet.  Next the focal image was die cut with My Favorite Things Pierced Oval STAX and Darice Adhesive Fun Foam was added to the back.

The individual flowers were stamped with Altenew Rouge and Crimson on 80# Gina K. Designs White Cardstock.  The flower centers were stamped with Hero Hues India Ink Black and then cut with the matching dies with the Sizzix Big Shot.  The lower flower was glued to the focal image oval with Tombo Mono Multi Glue and the upper flower was adhered with 3M 1/2″ Foam Tape for a little dimension.

For the card base a rectangle of Gina K. Designs 120# Navy Cardstock was cut with the Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles and Darice Adhesive Fun Foam was added to the back.  Another rectangle was cut from Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock with my paper trimmer 1/8″ larger than the Lawn Fawn rectangle.  A third rectangle of Navy cardstock was cut 1/8″ larger than the white panel.  A top folding A2 Cardbase was made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock.  All the panels were adhered together using Tombo Mono Multi Glue.  Pretty Pink Posh Metallic Silver Sequins were added to finish the card.

Supplies Used:

  • WPlus9 Watercolored Anemones
  • Gina K. Designs Sentimental Bouquet
  • Altenew: Silver Stone; Industrial Diamond; Rouge; Crimson
  • Hero Hues India Ink Black
  • Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles
  • My Favorite Things Pierced Oval STAX
  • Gina K. Designs 120# and 80# White Cardstock
  • Pretty Pink Posh Metallic Silver
  • Darice Fun Foam
  • Gina K. Designs 80# and 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# Navy

Celebrate with with WPlus9 Beautiful Bouquet Dahlias

This card was created with WPlus9 Beautiful Bouquet Dahlias.  It was printed and cut with the Silhouette Cameo on Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock.

Usually before I color a stamp I search on the internet for images of the flower.  I wanted the Dahlias to have a two toned look of orange and yellow and I really like the way it turned out.  The Copic markers used are listed below.

I die cut a panel of Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock with largest Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Rectangles and then ran it through the Big Shot again with the Cricut Oxford Embossing Folder.  I then cut some mirror cardstock to be 1/8″ larger than the embossed panel and adhered to two together with Tombo Mono Multi Glue.  A panel of Darice Adhesive Fun Foam was cut just smaller than the embossed panel and both were adhered together using Tombo Mono Multi Glue to a top folding A2 cardbase made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock.

I used the Neat & Tangled Celebrate die and shadow for the sentiment.  I wanted the sentiment to match the flowers and so I colored a scrap of white cardstock with the same Copic markers in a ombre from darkest to light.  The shadow was cut with gold mirror cardstock.  The flowers and sentiment were adhered to the card using 3M 1/2″ Foam Tape and the card was done.

Products Used:

  • WPlus9 Beautiful Bouquet Dahlias
  • Neat & Tangled Celebrate Die
  • Gina K. Designs 80# and 120# White Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Copic Markers: R29, R27, R24; Y13, R02, R05, R08; G24, G99; YG97, YG95, YG93; G94, G24; G94, G28; B37, B34, B0000
  • Darice Adhesive Fun Foam
  • Cricut Oxford Embossing Folder

 

 

Happy Birthday Aunt Leora

My Aunt Leora turned 100 years old the end of November.  She is an amazing lady, still active, her mind is sharp, and she says she has no aches or pain.  Lucky Aunt Leora!  Her favorite color is red and so I made the following card to celebrate her special day.

I used my Silhouette Cameo to print and cut the Power Poppy Camellia digital stamp  on Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock.  I colored the image with the Copic marker listed below.  I cut a panel of Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock with the Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes and the Big Shot with the Cricut Oxford Embossing Folder to add dimension and interest to the card.  I added some Darice Adhesive Fun Foam to the back and adhered it to a top folding A2 card made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock and adhered the panel with Tombo Mono Multi Glue.

The sentiment is from Hero Arts Yummy Treats and was stamped with VersaMark Ink on Gina K. Designs Black 120# Cardstock and heat embossed with Gina K. Designs Fine Detail White Embossing Powder.  It was adhered to the front of the card with 3M 1/2″ Foam Tape.

Products used:

  • Power Poppy Camellias Digital Stamp
  • Hero Arts Yummy Treats
  • Gina K. Designs 80# White
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White
  • Gina K. Designs 120# Black
  • Gina K. Designs 80# and 120# White Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Copic Markers: R35, R46, R59, R89; YG03, YG17, YG67; B0000
  • Darice Adhesive Fun Foam
  • Cricut Oxford Embossing Folder

Happy Birthday Wishes (Power Poppy Camellias)

I really like using the digital images from Power Poppy.  They can be printed to any size you desire, and when printed using the Silhouette Cameo you can have it cut around the image, much like using a die.

I made two birthday cards with the Power Poppy Camellias.  My favorite is the one with pink and purple flowers, but the metallic center of the flowers in the second it beautiful as well. Both cards were printed on Canson 90# Watercolor Paper and then watercolored with Winsor & Newton’s Artist Grade Half Pan 24 Watercolor Set.

Both Cards were assembled with an A2 top folding cardbase made from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock.  Both had a rectangle die cut from Simon Says Stamp Bundle of Stitched Shapes out of Gina K. Designs 80# White Cardstock.  Both rectangles were embossed using the Cricut Oxford Embossing Folder, which were applied to the cardbase using Darice Adhesive Fun Foam.  Both focal images were applied using 3M 1/2″ Foam Tape with sentiment banners made from Gina K. Designs 120# Black Cardstock.  But because of the differences in color they each have a unique feel.

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The sentiment used for this card was from Gina K. Designs Birthday Greetings, stamped on Gina K. Designs 120# Black Cardstock with VersaMark Ink and Heat Embossed with Gina K. Designs Fine Detail White Embossing Powder.

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The sentiment from this card is from the Clearly Besotted Fancy Sayings stamp set.  The word belated was eliminated from the beginning of the phrase.  The sentiment was stamped on Gina K. Designs 120# Black Cardstock with VersaMark Ink and Heat Embossed with Gina K. Designs Fine Detail White Embossing Powder. The stamen in the flowers were painted using FineTec 630 Arabic-Gold.

PRODUCTS USED:

  • Gina K. Designs 80# and 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# Black Cardstock
  • Canson 90# Cold Press Watercolor Paper
  • Power Poppy Camellias Digital Stamp
  • Gina K. Designs Birthday Greetings
  • Clearly Besotted Fancy Sayings
  • FineTec Gold Watercolor
  • Winsor & Newton Artists Grade 24 Half Pan Watercolor Set
  • Cricut Oxford Embossing Folder
  • VersaMark Ink

 

Blessed is the Season Christmas Card

This is the second Christmas card I created.  It too is a very simple card and would be easy to mass produce.  I cut a rectangle from Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock with Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangles.  I placed the rectangle in my MISTI and stamped the trees from Gina K. Designs Blessed is the Season with VersaMark Ink.  The image was covered with Ranger Gold Embossing Powder and heat set with the Marvy Embossing Heat Tool.  The sentiment is from Hero Arts Very Merry Christmas stamp set and was stamped and embossed in the same manner.

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The white and gold are beautiful.

PRODUCTS USED:

  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Blessed is the Season
  • Hero Arts Very Merry Christmas
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Marvy Embossing Heat Tool
  • Darice White Adhesive Fun Foam
  • Tombo Mono Multi Glue
  • Tombo Stamp Runner Dot Adhesive