29 October 2014

It Moose Be Love

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It's Wednesday, which means I get to show you another card I've made for my turn in the Designer Spotlight at Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge Blog! I've had a FANTASTIC time being in the spotlight all month long, and just want to thank the lovely ladies at Simon Says Stamp for the opportunity to be part of the fun!

This week the challenge is ANYTHING GOES. That's sort of the best challenge ever, right? And as a bonus, Spectrum Nir has sponsored the challenge AND offered up a second prize (keep reading for details)

I inked up a new Lawn Fawn set and colored with my markers and pencils:

moose: GB8, GB10 + 104, 107, 84, 96
antlers: EB1, EB2 + 06, 07

I added some snowy hills and fabulous background paper, plus some sequins (you always need sequins, right!?)

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Play along with us for your chance to win a whole bunch of awesomeness (seriously...I wish I could win!) this week in addition to the $50 gift certificate you can win TWO sets of pencils from Spectrum Noir! Have fun and I can't wait to see what you make!

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24 October 2014

Do Not Open Before December 25th

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This week IMAGINE Crafts is proud to feature the products from Hazel & Ruby! I'm excited to share my project featuring stencils, paper, and embellishments that the fabby folks at Hazel & Ruby were kind enough to send me!

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If you pop over to the IMAGINE Crafts blog today you'll see exactly how I made this card - I've shared step by step instructions over there!

I had loads of fun making this card - it's way out of my normal comfort zone! I really love this color combo for Christmas stuff too... so different!

Here's a few of the products I used. For a full list of supplies visit the IMAGINE Crafts blog!


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23 October 2014

Flowers For You

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Here's another of the samples I made recently for HSN... I think this one might be my favorite! The image is from the Spectrum Noir Video Coloring Guide, and I colored it with my markers:

Petals: PL2 + PL4, palette blended
Stems: JG6, DG3, CG2

That's it! If you've never tried the palette blending technique, check out this video - it will change the way you color:



I really love how clean and elegant this card turned out. I'll be making more of them! 

It also works perfectly for this month's Spectrum Noir challenge, which is to add embellishments. Enter here: http://a.pgtb.me/2RR1X6 AND as a bonus, I've put a bow on there so it counts for the Crafter's Companion challenge too! Enter here (you do NOT have to use CC products to play along!): http://a.pgtb.me/0XX49Q (UK) or http://a.pgtb.me/2Pp5qb (US)



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22 October 2014

Kraft Snowman

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog
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It's Wednesday, which means I get to show you another card I've made for my turn in the Designer Spotlight at Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge Blog

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This week the challenge is all about KRAFT. I kind of love kraft cardstock more than any one person really should. I'd use it on EVERY card if I could get away with it. Wait..... maybe I should just go for it. 

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I inked up a happy snowman stamp from Stampendous (really - don't you just want to hug him?!) and colored him with my Spectrum Noir markers and pencils:

Snowman: IG1, IG2 + 120, 119, 117, 112, 02, 01
Hat and Scarf: CG2, CG3, CG4 + 43, 44, 45; BT2, BT4, BT5 + 63, 64, 65
Nose: 21, 203

After I colored I used paper stumps and the Spectrum Noir blending fluid to give him a softer feel.

I used an IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko Pico Embellisher in Wedding Dress to make his poofy bauble at the end of his hat, and sprayed iRESISTable colored texture spray (again, Wedding Dress) to create the snowstorm around him.

The sentiment is from the Simon Says Stamp Holiday Labels & coordinating dies. 

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