Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Snowman Christmas

Good morning.  It is a dark drizzly day here in Fredericksburg today, so I decided to play in my crap room.  I recently got some prismacolor pencils and this cute little snowman stamp and decided to practice my coloring skills.  Verdict?  I need some more practice lol!!  Ha, not quite sure about his eyes, lol!!  I also think my shadowing is a little heavy.  Oh well, I will keep practicing.  But I did have fun with this cute little image.  I added a touch of snow-tex under the image for some added texture.  Simple little Christmas card, but one more for my stash :)

Anyway, I am off to run some errands!  Have a great day :)


stamps:  winter wishes by Darcie's heart & home
Christmas cheer chowder by jillibean soup
Hawaiian shores by pti
prismacolor pencils, gamsol
snow-tex, sequin

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Distressed Christmas Card

Just popping on with a Christmas card that I made today.  I used a new stamp from Penny Black called Jolly Chant.  Isn't that a cool background stamp?  I embossed the image using white embossing powder and then used my distress inks and my ink blending tool over the entire panel.  I added some red rhinestones on the trees at the bottom and adhered it to a kraft card base.  Easy peasy!!  Have a great day!

marshmallow and kraft c/s by bazzill
Jolly Chant stamp by Penny Black
distress inks: evergreen bough, peacock feathers,
gathered twigs
white embossing powder
red rhinestones

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Just A Note

Ha, no cards for almost a month and then 2 in one day!!  Crazy, lol!!  I have another quick little card for you today.  I pulled out an older Stampin Up set today and some water color pencils.  I need to work on my water coloring skills, lol.  I just ordered some prismacolor pencils from amazon on Saturday and they are supposed to arrive today and I can't wait to play with them!!

Anyway, I stamped my flower in watering can archival ink and colored it in.  I added a light flick of Heidi Swapp's color shine in tinsel, a strip of pink cs, some twine and popped it up.  Using the same set I stamped the damask image using versamark ink and clear embossed it.

Well, I need to go and get ready to go to work.  Hopefully I will be back with something new tomorrow!!  Enjoy the rest of your day!



I can't believe it is October 1st already!!  I also can't believe that I haven't posted here in almost a month!!  Anyway, I have a quick little card that I made for yesterday's CAS (clean and simple) challenge over on Splitcoaststampers (check out the link below).  The challenge was to use a pinterest photo as inspiration.  I am into fall colours right now and I also love the emboss resist technique and my gelato's.  So I clear embossed a little background stamp from Hero Arts and then applied various gelato's over the top and blended with my finger.  Next I took a baby wipe and blended again and that is when the magic happens!!  If you haven't tried this technique with your gelato's, you should give it a go, the results are amazing.  I did this technique in my card class last month and the ladies loved it :)  I popped the main panel up, as well as my sentiment.

Well, that is it for me right now.  Enjoy your day and I will be back soon with more cards to show you!

marshmallow cs by bazzill
stamps:  antique brocade by hero arts
sentiment: first fruits by papertrey ink
clear embossing powder
gelato's by faber castell
pop dots
SCS challenge:  CAS240