Monthly Archives: October 2011

Stamping A to Z: “L” is for Lawn Fawn, Layering, and Labels!

Hello Everyone!!!

TGIF! Today, I’m a guest designer for the Two Peas in a Bucket Stamping A to Z event! AND, it happens to be “L” Day!

Here’s my card:

I just love using the chalkboard technique with my Faber-Castell PITT Pastel Pencils!

Thanks for looking 🙂

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5 Different Uses!

Morning folks!

Remember my card for the Two Peas in a Bucket Stamping A to Z event? Well, I used Faber-Castell’s Design Memory Craft products 5 different ways! The pictures above illustrate the different ways.

1. I used the Faber-Castell Gelatos to stamp and added a light mist of water for a watercolor look.

2. For the Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, I used a Stamper’s Big Brush Marker to add color to the raised design before debossing in my embossing machine. This is a Faux Letterpress technique!

3. You can also use the Stamper’s Big Brush Markers for stamping, as I did for my little purple butterfly. I used the Art Grip Colored Pencils to color the butterfly. LOVE THESE PENCILS! No gamsols needed 😉

4. Here’s another shot of how I used the Stamper’s Big Brush Markers to stamp a clear photopolymer stamp. You can also do this on Rubber Stamps!

5. You can also create your own custom mists/paint splatters with the Gelatos and some water. I chose the two shades of green, colored some down on a stamping block, added some water, and then flicked the wash across the main image panel of my card!

There are so many FUN and EASY ways to use the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products and these are just some of them!

Simon Says Stamp Promotion: Oct 16-22!

Good Morning!

Today marks the first day of a fun cross-promotion Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft is running with Simon Says Stamp! From October 16-22 you’ll receive free gifts with a purchase of $25 or more of Faber-Castell’s Design Memory Craft Products found HERE!

Here’s a video tutorial I made especially for the promotion:

Here’s the card using Hero Arts Stamps!

Materials: Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gelatos (green & shimmers), Stamper’s Big Brush Markers (cobalt green, violet), Essentials Tool Kit, Hero Arts Stamps (Made With Love, Antique Engravings), Bazzill Cardstock, Vellum, Helmar Adhesives (Vellum, Quickie)

The video shows how to easily mix & match the products included in one of the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Multi-media kits!

Enjoy 🙂

Stamping A to Z: “F” is for Faber-Castell!

Good Morning Everyone!

Last month, I was asked by Jamie Sorenson of Two Peas in a Bucket to guest design for their Stamping A to Z event for October! So, I put together a really fun and easy card to represent the letter “F”, for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft! I have tutorial pictures to go along with the project in case you’d like to make it from home!

I hope you’ll join me and Two Peas all month long in exploring Stamping!

Thanks for dropping by,

Lawn Fawn Inspiration Week Day 3: My Cup of Tea

Good Morning!

Have you all been enjoying the Design Team creations for Lawn Fawn’s Inspiration Week? I know I have!

I used Lawn Fawn’s My Cup of Tea stamp set to decorate one of my favorite Doodlebug Create-a-cards! I love these tri-fold window cards and I thought it would be fun to layer some heat embossed images from My Cup of Tea!

I hope you’ll check out the rest of the Design Team:

Chan Vuong http://humblechan.blogspot.com/

Chari Moss http://littlemisslittleness.blogspot.com/

Julie Campbell  http://www.stampedinhisimage.blogspot.com/

Latisha Yoast  http://crafteebee.blogspot.com/

Lea Lawson http://leascupcakesandsunshine.blogspot.com/

Lynnette Kauffman http://nettersnotables.blogspot.com/

Nichol Magouirk http://www.nicholmagouirk.typepad.com/ 

Teri Anderson http://terisplace.wordpress.com/

Thanks for looking!

Materials: Lawn Fawn Stamps (My Cup of Tea), Doodlebug Create-A-Card, Versamark Dazzle ink, Zing! embossing powders, CTMH Blush Ink, Neenah Cardstock

Lawn Fawn Inspiration Week Day 2: Sally’s ABCs

Hello again everyone!

Thank you for all your sweet comments about my pop-up card! I enjoyed making that card so very much 🙂

Tonight, I have a stampy card for ya using Lawn Fawn’s Sally’s ABCs to create graphic Christmas trees saying “Christmas is near” and “Noel Noel”. I used Lawn Fawn’s Frosties to create an embossed resist background with various Distress Inks (tumbled glass, worn lipstick, and antique linen).

I hope you’ll check out the rest of the team:

Chan Vuong http://humblechan.blogspot.com/

Chari Moss http://littlemisslittleness.blogspot.com/

Julie Campbell  http://www.stampedinhisimage.blogspot.com/

Latisha Yoast  http://crafteebee.blogspot.com/

Lea Lawson http://leascupcakesandsunshine.blogspot.com/

Lynnette Kauffman http://nettersnotables.blogspot.com/

Nichol Magouirk http://www.nicholmagouirk.typepad.com/ 

Teri Anderson http://terisplace.wordpress.com/

Thanks for dropping by!

Lawn Fawn Inspiration Week Day 1: Winter Fox

Hello Everyone!

How have things been in your neck of the woods? Fall is DEFINITELY upon us here in WA state. The rain, the fog, and the cold have made themselves at home! Here’s a fun pop-up card I made using Lawn Fawn’s Winter Fox mini stamp set! I hope you’ll check out the Lawn Fawn Blog for the big giveaway and the rest of the design team:

Chan Vuong http://humblechan.blogspot.com/

Chari Moss http://littlemisslittleness.blogspot.com/

Julie Campbell  http://www.stampedinhisimage.blogspot.com/

Latisha Yoast  http://crafteebee.blogspot.com/

Lea Lawson http://leascupcakesandsunshine.blogspot.com/

Lynnette Kauffman http://nettersnotables.blogspot.com/

Nichol Magouirk http://www.nicholmagouirk.typepad.com/ 

Teri Anderson http://terisplace.wordpress.com/

Here are some details about my pop-up card:

I used Karen Burniston’s 3-D Christmas Tree Sizzix Die (only 12.99 at ohmycrafts.com) to create the tree focal point. Then I colored, cut, and pasted Winter Fox to some acetate and stamped the sentiment and extra swirls in Staz-on. Then, I created my own pop-up tab for it!

I also created my own patterned paper using a neutral paper from My Mind’s Eye’s 12 Days of Christmas paper pack and Lawn Fawn’s Frosties stamp set! I used coordinating Distress Inks for the stamping and for altering the color of the Wilton’s Doily 🙂

I really am loving the larger size of this card! I can totally squeeze in a long sentiment to its recipient and even a gift card!

Thanks for looking,