Thursday, 17 April 2014

Spring with flowers, masks, stamps and a lot of color...

My new lo made with Tando Poppies mask, texture paste and heat embossing over it and a lot of Unity stamps as my background , title and some extra wording over the piece.
Chipboards are from Creative Embellishments, powders fro WOW!  and my poppies photo from last year Armenian vacation.



I enter this to Unity Friends with a Flair linking party.


Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Make your own fancy embellishments


This is a tutorial that was born for a sentiment use. Really. I've seen this new IBS sentiment about friends that are like stars and decided to make my own fancy stars to fit this sentiment.
1. Die cut a double sided glue sheet with star dies. (I used Sizzix die as this is the only star die in my stash, but you are welcome to use any stars dies you own).I made a couple of cuts as I wanted some  doubles for this project.





2. Peel the upper glossy paper and add some pearls over the adhesive star surface. Pick your colors or follow mine- the sky is a limit.



3. Sprinkle blue/teal glitter over your embellished with pearls stars. The adhesive is just great for single coverage of glitter in between the pearls. As this adhesive is very tacky, you don't need any sealer over the glitter.



4. The largest star was to big to embellish with pearls as I was almost out of them, so I just added some very delicate fine white glitter and then embellished this star with  just a few single pearls.



5. For the final project I stamped this Friends sentiment and glued the stars with the second adhesive side directly over the card base.





As you can see this technique can be used with any solid die cut shape, such as a bird, a sun, a flower etc. Try it! You can use Dew Drops and pearls or to use the very cheap kids glitter. Just pick your favorite IBS sentiment and find the proper dies to fit it.

To do list: easy to alter wooden board


My new Tando recycled project made for Tando monthly challenge: recycle!
Play with us and you can win lovely package of goodies.
I made this kitchen wooden board to my TO DO LIST board, using chalkboard paint, Tando new released stencil and chipboards and Tando oldies letters and flowers. All chippies were heat embossed with white embossing powder and you can write with white marker over this paint and erase it later.



So play with our challenge and you can win! So easy one this month: jst recycle something and you are in it!

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Sweet stamps- Anything goes with embossing

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to Sweet Stamps monthly challenge- ANYTHING GOES WITH EMBOSSING.
You can make any kind of a project with heat or dry embossing to enter this challenge .
Here is my card: heat embossed butterflies over Kraft cardstock, using black fine powder. Then the same butterflies were stamped again, hand cut and misted with yellow mist to fit my " extra" colors- yellow and red.



I used CLD card maker dies to make the card base and the scalloped front and Die Versions title die to make this sentiment over the card front. The only embellishments are this chipboard circle and some pearls.

Now it's your turn! Play with us and you can win a great prize!


Monday, 14 April 2014

Happiness for ALL!

New card made with Inspired by Stamping stamps ( Spring Lilacs and Little Flowers for background and the title) and Die Namites dies for Die Namites sketch challenge.
I used white and black emboss resist technique with LSG misting on this project.

I enter this to Lindy's Stamp gang color challenge too- I used all right colors, the result of mixing is really surprising.
Mists used here Blue Hawaian Blue
 Rambling Rose pink
Edelweiss Moss Green
Yellow rose of Texas


Saturday, 12 April 2014

New card made for Friends with flair Unity

Sometimes, when I have a free time, I make an artistic card just for some challenges. This is my new Ann Butler's and Unity card made for Friday link up.

  I used Ann Butler's Unity Faux Quilting 2'' set and Unity sentiment with white heat embossing over the chalkboard black paint and then melted 7 crayons - FC DMC- over this chipboard base.

Black and blue with Tando

My new project made for Tando blog using Die Versions die , 100 Proof Press stamp, a lot of ribbon and LSG mists.







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