Monday, May 30, 2016

Masked & Inked Background

HUGS is one of my favorite sentiments to use on cards.
After masking & inking the background,
the sentiment is stamped in Onyx Black ink & clear-embossed.


I'm playing along with:

Have a lovely day.
Hug your loved ones.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Papertrey May Blog Hop Challenge

Hello!
I created two cards for the Papertrey May 2016 Blog Hop Challenge.
I was inspired by the colors, splatters, and mixed-font.
To get a watercolored look, the inked heart & flower stamps were sprayed with water.





The photo below is the lovely inspiration photo we were provided.



Supplies
PTI-Stamps:  XOXO, Big Hugs, Color Pop Florals, Bloomin' Cute
Inks:  (PTI)-Lovely Lady, Sweet Blush, Hibiscus Burst, Mint Julep Aqua Mist, Harvest Gold, Bright Buttercup, Smokey Shadow; (MFT)-Gravel Gray
Dies:  (SSS) & (LI) - Stitched Rectangles
Other:  Cord, Sequins, Eyelet

Thanks for your visit.
Have a lovely day.
Hug your loved ones.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Ink Blended DOTS

Hello!



I'm playing along with the following:

 Lizzie has a fun video tutorial & lovely inspiration.
 I used the Monthly Moments: Journal Card 8 to create a Die-Cut Mask for the ink blending.

 The sentiment is Clear-Embossed and stacked three high.

Supplies
Dies:  (PTI)-Monthly Moments: Journal Card 8, Stitching Lines, Wet Paint Cuts; (SSS)-Stitched Rectangles
Inks:  Crushed Olive, Broken China, VersaMark
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Hemptique Cord, Sequins

Thanks for your visit.
Have a lovely day.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Flowers

Flowers always make me smile.



The flowers are white-embossed, and a VersaMark pen was used to highlight certain areas.
(It was difficult to photograph the true colors.)

I'm playing along with the following:

Supplies
Stamps:  (SSS)-Wild Beauty, Best Hugs
Dies:  (SSS) & (LI)-Stitched Rectangles
Ink:  VersaMark, Aquamarine
Other:  White-Embossing Powder, VersaMark Pen, Sequins, Foam Adhesive

Thanks for your visit.
Have a lovely day.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Watercolored Card Set

"HUGS" is one of my favorite sentiments to use on cards.

I'm playing along with the PTI-Make It Monday #247-Watercolored Card Set.
Melissa has a wonderful tutorial.






The flowers & stripes are stamped with VersaFine-Onyx Black ink & then clear-embossed.
The sentiments are white-embossed on black cardstock.

I'm also playing along with the following:

The Design Team creations always inspire me.
(My third card is based on this sketch.)


Supplies
Stamps:  (PTI)-Stitches & Swirls, Phrase Play #6; (SSS)-Diagonal Stripes
Dies:  (PTI)-Stitched Rectangles
Inks:  Onyx-Black, Spun Sugar, Crushed Olive, VersaMark
Other:  Clear & White Embossing Powder, Sequins, Foam Adhesive

Thanks for your visit.  Have a lovely day.
HUG your loved ones.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Black & White With a Pop of Color

Hello!

One of my favorite colors to use with black & white is pink,
because it reminds me of my Sweet Mom.



I'm playing along with the following:





Supplies
Stamps:  (Paper Smooches)-Botanicals 3, Delightful Greetings
Dies:  (Paper Smooches)-Botanicals 3 Icons, Gift Tags 2
Ink:  VersaFine-Onyx Black
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Button, Foam Adhesive

Thanks for your visit.
HUG your loved ones.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Inked Stripes

Hello!

"HUGS" is one of my favorite sentiments to use on cards.


I used distress inks to create the stripes.
The sentiment is stacked 4-high & clear-embossed.

I'm playing along with the following:


Supplies
Dies:  (SSS)-Painted Hugs, Single Roses, Stitched Rectangles
Inks:  Crushed Olive, Tumbled Glass, Broken China
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Wink of Stella, Sequins

Thanks for your visit.
HUG your loved ones.