Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Spring Time

Today I'm showing a card I made for the challenge over at Stamp TV.  The challenge is Spring is in the air with a twist, no black!  I never realized how much black I use, everything I stamp is usually in black ink.  I was really pleased with how my card turned out.
I started my card using the Spellbinders Grate effect for thre background.  I will tell you I love the die cut but you need to run it through several times to get a clean cut.  I layered it on top of my spring green cardstock.  Next I used a piece of Gina K pure luxury white cardstock, to stamp my image on. When stamping my image from the Gina K "Warm with Love"  set I inked it up my Spectrum Noir watercolor markers.  Next I took my regular Spectrum Noir markers and colored it in.  I selected the sentiment from a retired set from Gina K called "Sending Sunshine", It is a Theresa Momber set and I just love the swirl script.  To finish off the card I add a bow and a cut brad. 
Well thats it for my card I hope it inspires you to craft a card without using black and check out the challenge at Stamp TV,  Hope you have a great day!!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Emboss Resist Technique

WOW, I can't  believe it's been so long since I posted.  Today  I'm showing the emboss resist technique that I did for a challenge on Stamp TV.  First off  I used the flower  image from the Gina K Stamps "Hello Sunshine".  Using Versamark , ink it up and  add clear embossing powder then heat set.  Next take the same stamp and ink it in bubblegum and stamp slightly off to the side of the embossed image then wipe off your embossed image. Using my  Spellbinders A2 "Valiant Honor" I cut out the image.  After cutting image leave in die and sponge the bubblegum everso lightly.  I did the same with the sentiment with the exception of the clear embossing.  The sentiment is from the GKD stamp "Petals & Wings".  I also cut the largest die from the same set for my base layer. Assembled the card using pop dots for the image and sentiment.
To embellish the card I added some pink pearls, and a triple loop bow. The bow is made withe white seam binding and I colored it with my Spectrum noir markers to match my card. Hope you enjoyed my card!!