Friday, March 30, 2012

MIM #59 Computer Generated Sentiments on Die Cuts

Sadly I had to make a sympathy card for the sudden passing of my husband's cousin this past week.
I was able to use a Think Big Favorite stamp with my computer generated sentiment.
supplies used:
PTI- Mat stack #5 die and stamp set, Think Big Favorites #3, Happy Trails. Love Lives Here butterfly die, Postmark Paper, rustic cream Card stock, Edger #3, pearls died with Latte alcohol ink.

Creative Chemistry 101 Day 6 Distress Markers

I am sadly waiting for my TH Distress Markers like a lot of the rest of the country of crafters taking this awesome online class. So after checking out the gallery I realized that like many of you I could improvise with water-based markers I do already own. So here are Tim's techniques using Memento Markers.
Watercoloring with Markers Technique
Blending with Markers Technique
Stamping with Markers Technique

Creative Chemistry 101 Day 10 Dimensional Mediums

Rock Candy Distress Stickles Technique

Creative Chemistry 101 Day 9 Perfect Pearls

Perfect Distress Mist Technique
Perfect Distress Technique
Perfect Splatter Distress Technique

Creative Chemistry 101 Day 8 Paint Primer

Paint Dabber Resist Technique
Crackle Paint Resist Technique
Shattered Stains Technique

Creative Chemistry 101 Day 7 Embossing

Nostalgic Batik Technique

Rusted Enamel Technique  

Distress Powder Resist Technique

Sunday, March 25, 2012

MIM #58: Graduated Backgrounds

Make it Monday was to create a graduated background using copics or re-inkers. For my card today I chose to use copic markers BG11, BG18,BG72, YG13 and YG17 along with PTI Happy Trails Stamp set.

March Blog Hop

The Challenge: We are excited to get back to our inspiration challenges for the blog hop each month.  For the month of March we wanted to focus on sunshine and the upcoming spring season.  What better way to do so than with a fresh color scheme of aqua & yellow.  Use the inspiration piece as a jumping point for your color scheme, pattern combinations, overall design or whatever else inspires your creativity.