Brusho Christmas Ornament Card November 26, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: Brusho, Crafter's Companion, My Sentiments Exactly, Neenah
Hello, and I hope that everyone who celebrates it had a wonderful Thanksgiving and was able to spend it with family and friends. For this week’s project, I’m bringing you another Brusho card.
For this card, I started out with a card base of Neenah Solar White cardstock. Layered on top of that is some Pool cardstock, which is a gorgeous blue. the ornaments are watercolor paper that have been sprinkled with Brusho in Sea Green and Alizarin Crimson. I used some black thread to tie bows to the tops of the ornaments, and the sentiment is from the My Sentiments Exactly Holiday Squares set. The dies are Crafter’s Companion Die’Sire ornament dies called Snowflake Bauble, Ornate Bauble, and Teardrop Bauble.
Brusho Christmas Tree November 12, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: Brusho, Classic Linen, Crafter's Companion, My Sentiments Exactly, Neenah, Paper Temptress, Richeson watercolor paper
Happy Saturday! Time for another Christmas card… I really like the way the tree pops on this card.
For this card, I stared out using Sea Green Brusho on some watercolor paper. I cut out the tree using the Crafter’s Companion Die’sire Seasonal Tree die, and then I used some scrap red paper for the pot the tree is in. The card base is Neenah Solar White, and the black background paper is my favorite textured black paper, Classic Linen Epic Black. The sentiment is heat embossed using a stamp from My Sentiments Exactly set Rockin’ Around with Tsukeniko white embossing powder.
Christmas Deer October 15, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: Hambly Studio, Memento, Neenah, Paper Temptress, Perfect Pearls
Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! For today’s project, I’m sharing an easy Christmas card.
For this card, I started out with some Neenah Solar White cardstock as the base. I cut out the red mat using Neenah Classic Linen Red Pepper cardstock. The deer has some copper Perfect Pearls layered on some Neenah Desert Storm with a strip of the Hambly Overlay Antique White Falling Snow. The “Ho Ho” sentiment was cut using a scrap of green textured cardstock from my stash, and inking it with Memento Northern Pine ink.
Fun Paper Tassels August 20, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: beads, Classic Linen, Neenah, Paper Temptress, Tassels, Treasures, washi tape
Hopefully, everyone is having a wonderful day! I’m sharing something a little different today – paper tassels made using some of the beautiful papers that Patricia carries at PaperTemptress.com.
These tassels sure are fun to make! To start, I used some 24 gauge wire and made a loop at one end. These three tassels are made using Haviland Blue Classic Linen, Neenah Solar White 80#, and Mango Orange 80# cardstock. To create the tassels, I started with a homemade quilling tool to get the paper started. Then, I removed the tool and replaced it with the wire, loop toward the bottom, and I glued it to the paper. The paper is rolled around the wire, with some glue added as the paper was rolled to secure it and keep the roll tight. I added a dollop of hot glue to the top of the tassel to help secure it. Then, I added some bead caps and beads to the top, creating another loop at the top when I was finished. This way, the tassel can be attached to whatever you decide to create. To decorate the top of the tassel, I also used some Washi tape.
Simple Birthday Card August 6, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: Anna Griffin, Classic Linen, Memento, Neenah, Paper Temptress, Sizzix
Happy Weekend! Today, I am sharing a birthday card.
I really like how this card turned out, and I think it would be perfect for a masculine card as well. I chose to do the card using only Neenah Solar White Classic Linen. This cardstock is lightly textured, and I love how it looks. The panel on the card base is embossed using Anna Griffin’s Feather Blanket embossing folder combined with a Sizzix stamp and die set created by Jen Long called Feather Wreath. The stamps are inked with Memento Tuxedo Black and Nautical Blue inks.
Christmas in July July 23, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: American Crafts, Cuttlebug, Neenah, Spellbinders
Hello! Well, we’re having a serious heatwave here in the Midwest, so it’s the perfect time for a Christmas in July card… If you’re caught in the same insane heat as we are, please stay safe!
For this card, I used one sheet of Neenah Solar White 80# cardstock. Since this is a top-folding card, I cut it the long way so that I had a piece that was 4.25 x 11″. Then, I cut the embossed layer of the card to 4 x 5.25″ and embossed it using a snowflake Cuttlebug embossing folder. The wreath is cut using two Spellbinders scalloped circle dies, and then I created the spirelli design using American Crafts green and white baker’s twine. The bow is from a scrap of ribbon from my stash. The idea for this card came from MayMay Helms.
Foiled Carnations April 16, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: Create with TLC, Epic Black, Hambly Studio, Minc, Neenah, Paper Temptress
I hope everyone is enjoying the weekend! For today’s project, I’m sharing a card created using some beautifully textured paper that is foiled – yes, foiled!
For this card, I printed out a beautiful carnation image by Create with TLC using my laser printer on Epic Black cardstock. This is an awesome black cardstock that has a very light texture. Using toner reactive foil, I sent the image through my Minc machine, which resulted in this beautiful image. I cut it out using a Ticket Framelits die and adhered it to a doily which is matted onto one of the beautiful Hambly Studio screenprints (a portion of Vintage Patchwork). Since the screenprints are definitely a layering element, you do need to use a nice, sturdy card base. For this purpose, I chose to use Neenah Solar White 80# cardstock.
Bloom Where You are Planted April 3, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: Copic, Cuttlebug, Imagine That digis by Kris, Kraft, Neenah, Sizzix
This card is for the Imagine That! digis by Kris Facebook DT call.
For this card, I started with some Desert Storm Kraft cardstock. I love how it embosses, and I think it’s a fantastic neutral card base that works for many different styles.
The image is Leesa’s Tulip, and I think she is perfect for Spring! Not to say that I would know what spring is right now since we had snow today and are forecast to have more tomorrow – hoping none of it sticks! She is printed on Neenah Solar White 80# cardstock and colored with the following Copic markers: 110, E07, E30, E31, E50, E55, E57, N0, N2, R08, R20, RV0000, RV00, RV02, RV04, RV06, YG13, and YG21. Then, I used Sizzix Decorative Frames dies to cut the image, a frame, and a mat. The frame is cut from some scrap paper from my stash, and the bottom mat is cut from green glitter paper. I used some foam tape to pop up the cute little sentiment.
If you’re interested in applying for Kris’s Facebook Design Team, you can find the details here.
Winter Whites January 23, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: A Day for Daisies, Copic, Cryogen, Neenah, Vellum
Hello, everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! Just a reminder: the January Winter Whites challenge is going to be ending soon, so get your creations entered… The challenge can be found over on the Paper Temptress Facebook page here.
For this card, I started out with a card base of Neenah Solar White covered with an embossed sheet of my favorite vellum, the heavyweight vellum. It embosses like a dream! The beautiful image itself (Gentle Baby) can be found at A Day for Daisies. The image is printed on Cryogen White cardstock, a beautiful off-white shimmery cardstock, and then I tore the edge around the image before adhering it down to the vellum. It is colored using Copic markers in the following colors: B26, B39, B41, B45, BG10, BG45, C1, C2, C4, C6, E00, E11, E13, E27, E29, E79, R02, and Y000.
Here are the details for entering the contest on the Paper Temptress Facebook page:
Theme – Winter Whites – Cardstock/Papers must be in WHITES. Images can be colored
Deadline – Feburary 1st @ 9:00PM EST
Paper Temptress: $20.00 gift certificate to one winner. If you use a Paper Temptress card stock and you are the winner, you will receive an extra $10.00 gift certificate. You must list the card stock used. Cryogen White is excluded.
A Day for Daises: $12.00 gift card
The Stamping Boutique/Glitterbabe’s: The winner will receive 2 images of their choice. PLEASE NOTE: if the winner uses a STAMPING BOUTIQUE or GLITTERBABE image they will receive 1 extra image of their choice making a total of 3 images.
Oozak – $10.00 gift certificate to one winner
– 2 submission limit per person
– Must follow the monthly theme
-Post your entry in the photo album
Peacock Birthday Card January 9, 2016Posted by Danielle in Crafts.
Tags: Art Neko, Memento, Memento Tuxedo Black, Neenah, Sizzix, Spectrum Noir, Tombow, Treasures, Wink of Stella
Happy New Year! I hope that everyone has had a wonderful start to 2016. Here is a bright, cheery birthday card I created for a friend of mine whose favorite animals are peacocks.
For this card, I started with a base of Neenah Solar White cardstock. I used an ATC sized stamp from Art Neko from this sheet that I got as a birthday gift from my parents. I love the images on these stamps and the fact that they are deeply etched red rubber. I stamped the image using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then colored the image using the following Spectrum Noir markers: BT1, BT2, CT4, EB6, EB8, GB3, LG1, LG3, and LG5. I then colored in the background using a Tombow marker (452) and a paintbrush to fill in the background color with water before going over the entire image with clear and black Wink of Stella pens. The sentiment is from a Sizzix set called Birthday and Frames, and it is stamped using Memento Nautical Blue. I embossed some beautiful Treasures 80# Pool cardstock with an Anna Griffin embossing folder that I felt set off the feathers.