Archive | May 2019

Happy Birthday Bear


Hi There Everyone!

Today I’m sharing a card that I made using the stamps and sentiments from YNS Honey Bear (Your Next Stamp)! I thought this little bear was super adorable and would make a great card for one my friends that loves honey!!!

 

For the honeycomb corner, I used some watercolour paper and a mixture of Tim Holtz inks. Then I used the Honeycomb Corner die cut to cut it out and again went over that area with a mixture of inks to create the honey colour effect.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment:  YNS Honey Bear

Die Cuts:  Memory Box – Honeycomb Corner; Creative Expression Craft Dies by Sue Wilson – Double Pierced Squares

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber, Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide – Fossilized Amber, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Wild Honey, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Rusty Hinge, Versamark

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Embellishments: Buttons Galore & More – Spring Fling Collection – SF100 Busy Bees

Copic markers were used to colour in this image.

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Yellow Cardstock, Strathmore Bristol

Miscellaneous: Cuttlebug, MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool

I was also so excited when I received the e-mail from Jackie letting me know that my card was accepted for the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine. It was my first time ever entering any of my cards so I thought it was awesome. It can be found on page 126 of the Summer 2019 magazine.

 

 

 

Also entered into https://craftymilka.blogspot.com/2019/05/to-bee-or-not-to-bee-blog-hop.html.

 

 

Spring Flowers


Welcome One Crazy Stamper Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and I’m back to share another spring time scene using Willow (High Hopes Rubber Stamps).  She’s enjoying the beautiful spring flowers and butterflies. I sure hope that you are too!

I added some Wink of Stella to her bodice on her dress, frill at the bottom and her shoes.

Stamp:  Willow (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Die Cut:  My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies

Paper: Creative Memories – Secret Garden Double Sided – 12 x 12 in., Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers

Coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E01, E11, R20

Hair: E15, Y38, YR23, Y21

Dress: BG07, BG05, BG02, BV04, BV02, BV01, BV00, BV000

Flowers and Leaves: BG07, BG05, BG02, Y19, Y17, Y13, Y08, BV02, BV01, G17, G14, G07

Butterfly: BG07, BG05, BG01, C1

Around Image: B0000

Miscellaneous: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, Wink of Stella – Clear, Flowers

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

Spring is here!


Welcome One Crazy Stamper Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and I’m back to share these adorable hedgehogs who are so excited to smell the beautiful spring blossoms growing on the trees. I used Hedgies Spring Loaded (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) to create the scene. I added a little bit more to the tree off to the side.

I thought it would be fun to try colouring this stamp using various watercolour mediums and brushes.

I started off by stamping the image onto Arches Watercolour Paper, 140 lb. Cold Press.

Then I used a mixture of Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Derwent Watercolour pencils and a paint palette.

I created the clouds by using a cotton ball and soaked into a little bit of water and then tapping it onto the paper to lift some of the watercolour. Finally, I used Pigma Micron 02 Archival Ink Pen to outline the flowers and the Hedge Hogs. For the noses, I used a Sakura Glaze – Black Pen.

Supplies Used:

Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers: Chocolate, Sepia, TerraCotta

Derwent Watercolour Pencils: Brown Ochre 57, Raw Sienna 58, Copper Beach 61, Vandyke Brown 55

Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Ground Espresso, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Brushed Corduroy, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Gathered Twigs, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Picked Raspberry, Krafty Kolours – Totally Taupe Mini Ink Cube

Ai Watercolor Essentials Palette

Background Paper: Recollections – Petite Floral – Double Sided 12 x 12 in (30.4 x 30.4 cm)

MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool

Brushes: Talkon H.I. Series – 970 White – #4, Legacy – Folk Art 1837 Perfect Liner #1, Bette Byrd “Aqua-Sable” 1600 Filbert 1\4

Ribbon: Ribbon Trends – Organdy Ribbon 029 White

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

 

 

Beary Happy Birthday!


Welcome Dreamerland Crafts Fans!

Today I’m sharing a card that I made with this little bear serving up a nice big cake for a very special person.  I used Super Tall Cake Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps and Birthday Sentiments Set 002 Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps to create this card.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Super Tall Cake Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps,  Birthday Sentiments Set 002 Dreamerland Crafts Clear Stamps

Paper: Doodle Bug Designs Inc. – Sugar Shoppe – 6″ x 6″ paper pad, Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Craft Glitter Cardstock – Green, Craft Sparkling Stickers – Hot Pink

Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Picked Raspberry, Memento – Tuxedo Black, Versa Fine – Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies, Craftin Desert Diva’s “Banner Dies”, Craftin Desert Diva’s Party Dies, Your Next Stamp – Mini Balloon Trio Die Set (YNSD241)

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Embossing Powder: Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder

Copic Markers

Bear: E53, E51, E50, E29, E25, E23, E21, R20, R02, Eyes (Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #5 Pen)

Cake: E18, E17, E15, E13

Cake Topping, Bear Apron: RV19, RV09, RV04

Bunny: W4, W2, W0

Mitts, Cake Apron, Boots: BG07, BG05, BG02

Hat: N1, N0, Colourless Blender

Cart: W4, W2, W0, C6

Shadow: C3, C2, C0, Colourless Blender

Background: R83, R81, RV52

 

 

Have a Purrrfect Day!


Welcome OCS Fans!

Today is Wednesday and I’m sharing another Spring card with you today. This little kitty is chillaxing in the grass and enjoying the beautiful butterflies fluttering around it. The stamp I used to create this scene is called Kitty’s Flutter Friends by High Hopes Rubber Stamps.

 

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Kitty’s Flutter Friends  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, AITOH Origami – Print Chiyogami – Butterflies, Blue cardstock

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, TIm Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Picked Raspberry

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214), Craftin Desert Diva’s – Flag Banner Dies

Miscellaneous: Butterfly Stickers, Echo Park Paper Co. – Imagine That Enamel Dots

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Coloured with Copic, Spectrum Noir and PrismaColor Premier Pencils

Cat: Spectrum Noir: BG10, BG8, BG6, BG4, R22, R20, R02, 90% Warm Gray (PC1058),70% Warm Gray (PC1056), 50% Warm Gray (PC1054), Black (PC935), Sakura Glaze – Black

Bow: RV10, RV04, RV02

Heart: R29, R27, R24

Butterflies: BG07, BG05, BG02, YG13, YR02, R05, Sakura Glaze – Black

Grass: G17, G14, G07 (Texture: old face cloth and Rubbing Alcohol)

Sky and Clouds: B04, B02, BG02, BG01, BG000, BG70, C1, C0

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

Happy Mother’s Day 2019


Hi Everyone!

Thought I would share my Mother’s Day card that I made for my mom this year! I thought this was the perfect image showing a mother’s love for her child. Our mom’s hugs all make us feel extra special and safe. I think I have the most loving mom in the world and I am truly grateful for everything she has done for me in my life!

I used the lesson from Kit and Clowder – September Pencils Monthly class 2018 to colour this image. The stamp also came with this class. Alyce is a wonderful teacher and she explains each step in detail, both in the videos and booklet that come with the course. She has helped me in so many ways improving my colouring techniques, both with markers and pencils and I am truly grateful to her.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mom’s out there!

Card Recipe:

Kit and Clowder – September 2018 Pencil Class
Prismacolor Premier Pencils
Canson – Fanboy Illustration 150 lb. – 250 g Paper
Memento – Tuxedo Black Ink

 

Congratulations from the Cat Lady!


Welcome OCS Fans!

Hi Everyone! Sharing a card that I made for a colleague that left to pursue his career at another company. I thought this image was perfect for congratulating him from me, because at work they know how much I love cats and I’m older than most of my teammates! LOL!

The stamp that I used is called Online Olive  by High Hopes Rubber Stamps.

 

 

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Online Olive (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Die Cut: My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out, PaperCrafter Today – 15 Die Cut Sentiment Set

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Miscellaneous Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug

Coloured in with the Copic Markers Listed Below:

Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R22, R20

Hair: E50, E44, Y26, YR21

Shirt and Slippers: V09, V06, V04, V000

Pants and Mug: B29, B28, B26, B24

Chair: B06, B04, B02, C5, C3, C1

Computer, Monitor, Keyboard: C5, C3, C1

Desk: E18, E5, E13, E11

Cat: W9, W7, W5, R02, R20, Sakura Glaze – Black Sakura Glaze – Black

Lightning Rods: Y02

Floor and smoke coming out of computer: N2, N1, N0

Wall: B00

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.