Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Fun Merry Christmas

Hi ya everyone!  This is a just for fun post.  I've seen a number of people using white embossing powder for their outline on fun images.  The look is beautiful and always leaves me saying wow!  I decided to give it a try with Distress Ink water coloring.  I used the adorable stamp set from Simon Says Stamp called Christmas Characters.  They were embossed with Versamark ink and Hero Arts white embossing powder on Ranger watercolor paper.  I then used a number of Distress Inks to watercolor the image.  After, I embossed the Simon Says Stamp Be Joyful sentiment and the candy cane stripes at the bottom of the card is Hero Arts Silver embossing powder.  I finished with my Wink of Stella clear brush and then added some glossy accents to the nose of Rudolf, Santa's boots and belt and the carrot nose on the snowman. 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Gratitude at Tiddly Inks with a Shaker Card

Hi ya everyone!  I made a shaker card since they are all the rage!  This is a design team make for the current challenge at Tiddly Inks:  Gratitude and Joyfulness!  Make sure to head over and check out the creations and the FREEBIE!!!

I used the adorable image Thanks Fairy Much and colored her using Distress inks.  I used the Ranger watercolor paper and Stazon jet black ink for the image.  This paper is great for adding lots of water so it doesn't warp.  There is also a textured side like normal watercolor paper and a smooth side which is great for stamping!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

A Sweet Christmas Card

Hi ya everyone!  Today, I'm sharing a Tiddly Inks creation for the Fabulous Friday post!  I'm so excited about winter and especially, Christmas.  There is nothing better than getting together with family and friends and celebrating the season. 

I used the clear stamp set, Winter Wishes.  I colored them up in my Copic Markers on Make It Crafty coloring cardstock.  I added a bit of Zing emboss around the edges.  Last, I added my Wink of Stella clear brush to the snowy areas!  The paper is Lawn Fawn.  Make sure to pop over to the Tiddly Inks blog and check out all the adorable creations for lots of fabulous inspiration!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Back to Blogging

Hey all!  It's been awhile since I've been in the crafty game.  I've been working on a little something different.  Here's a quick peak...
Our baby boy was born on October 14th.  The whole pregnancy was a bit hard, but he's here and we are beyond happy!

Now that he's here, I've missed crafting so much and am back in the game.  To make life easier I decided to join the Simon Says Stamp Card Kit Club.  I love it!  Everything I need is right there and I can make simple cards quickly.  I've also found a few other products I love.  Embossing powders from Hero Arts!  I love the silver and, serious shine and metallic color.  Here is a quick card I made using the November Card kit.

It's a bit hard to see in this picture, but check it out below.
I hope you are ready for me to be back in the swing of blogging!!!  See you soon.