Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Storybook Occasions - Wish You Luck

Here is the 3rd and last card for my January Card Class. 

I also made several variations of this same card. Included in the FSJ Storybook Occasions stamp set are the sentiments, Thinking of You, Happy Birthday, Happy Easter, Wish You Luck, & Be Mine. 

The images was stamped with Black Fusion Ink and colored with FSJ Color Burst Pencils.

The paper is from Through The Year Prints. Two sheets of cardstock weight designer paper for Each Month/Holiday. 

The embellishments of this card are three green Rainbow Drops in upper left corner and a triple bow with Lemongrass Thread

The background was dry embossed using the Corrugated Board EF.

The background around the image was colored with Pan Pastels.

Challenges for this card:
Bugaboo Stamps - Sketch

Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything
Simon Says - Use Patterned Paper

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Spring Botanicals - Thinking of You

Another COLD and snowy day here on the East Coast. 

Here is my second card for my January Class. This is a NEW stamp set from the FSJ, Bloom This Way Spring Mini
The stamp set is called Spring Botanicals. It's one of the trending new design of stamps for the No Line look. 
All products are from Fun Stampers Journey.

I stamped the two flowers in Summer Days Fusing ink and colored in the light portion with the yellow from the Party Pop PanPastels

The other flower was stamped with Sweet Berry Fusion Ink.  No need to color this one since it will be layered. 

I used the masking technique when stamping the flowers and then masked all the flowers to stamp the foliage.

I stamped the pink flower two more times on scrap paper. The light portion was colored in with the light pink from the Confectionary Days Panpastels. and then cut out. 
The smaller one, I just cut out the smaller part of the flower. I sponged the edges with Sweet Berry ink and them layered with thin foam tape. 

The "Thinking of You is from the Embroidered Greetings Stamp Set

Challenges for this card:
Crafting by Design - Anything
Inspiration Destination - Anything
Simon Says -Something New

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Storybook Occasions - Easter

It's 5° outside here in PA, with snow coming tomorrow and I'm making Easter Cards. I'm thinking Spring. *Ü*

This is the first of three cards for my January Card Class. 
I'm showcasing cards made with New Products from the Bloom This Way Mini Catalog that runs from January 1st to March 31st.  You can pick one up for yourself for only $3.95 by clicking on the link above. 

All products are Fun Stamps Journey.

I first used the Mystic Impression Embossing Folder for the Background. Then splattered Cool Pool and Sparkle Silk on the background. The Sparkle Silk does not show up on pictures. 
The cardstock is Cool Pool. The designer paper is "Spring Filled Prints".

I used the Treat Label Dies and piercing Dies and stamped the chick and eggs from the Storybook Occasion Stamp Set
I colored it all in with the Color Burst Pencils.

To finish off the card, I made a triple Bow out of Whip Cream Thread and topped it with a Orange Rainbow Drop

 Challenges for this card: 
2 Craft Critters - Anything with a critter
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Summer Rose - Valentine

Time to start making the Valentine cards. 

This card can be for any occasion, but I stamped Happy Valentines Day for my December card class. 

This is the third and last card for my December class using a new stamp set and new dies. 

All products are from Fun Stampers Journey. 

I embossed the background with the Brocade Imprints Embossing folder. You can get this folder free with any purchase of $100.00. 
I sponged over it with Oatmeal Cookie Fusion ink. Then I splattered it with Gold and Sparkle Silk

The stamp set is called "Summer Rose". I stamped it with Rich Coral Ink onto Summer  Days Cardstock. I cut it out by hand and sponged around the edges of the rose with Rich Coral ink. The leaves are stamped with Limeade Splash and Kiwi Slice. 

The sentiment was stamped with Rich Coral ink onto Summer Days Cardstock cut out using the Treat Label die and piercing die and stamped with the Annual Celebration Stamp Set

Challenges for this card:
A Bit more time to Craft - Anything.
Artistic Stamper - Anything
Country View Crafts - Anything
Die Cut Divas - Something New
Love to Craft - Anything
Cuttlebug Mania - Flowers
Lemon Shortbread - Anything