Saturday, June 30, 2018

Hello Pizzazz with Doodle's Paper Playground

I am back with a card inspired by Doodle's Paper Playgrounds new release Peacock Pizzazz.

To start my card, I masked off the top portion of a panel of Bristol smooth cardstock on an angle and used a light blue ink blended over the bottom. Then I used washi tape to secure a wave stencil on top and used two darker blue inks over it.

I die cut a rectangle out of white cardstock and stamped the shark and sentiment on it. I colored the shark with copics.

I added the panel to a top folding A2 card and layered the shark on top. Then I used embellishments from Peacock Pizzazz and added them to the stenciled waves and as bubbles above the shark.

Stamps: Avery Elle – Swim team
Dies: Avery Elle – Double pierced rectangles
Inks: Distress oxide inks – Salty Ocean, Mermaid Lagoon, Blueprint sketch;
 Copic –C00, C1, C3
Embellishments: Doodle’s Paper playground – Peacock Pizzazz

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CAS(E) this Sketch #277

Hi. So I think I've mentioned before that I like quick and simple cards :) So when I saw the sketch for CAS(E) this Sketch, I started getting a bunch of ideas. I only managed to get one right now, but I have an idea for a holiday card with Christmas lights that I will probably do too. Anyway, here is the card that I created.

I have been wanting to use these branches for awhile. So I started by stamping them on a top folding A2 card in a light green and then using a dark green pencil to add some details. Then I stamped the sentiment above it in a dark gray.

Stamps: Altenew - Extra Special; Concord and 9th - Sophisticated Script
Inks: Lawn Fawn - Freshly cut grass; Hero Arts - Charcoal
Primacolor pencil -  Kelp green 1090

Here is the sketch for my card:

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

AAA Cards #118 - Use a frame

Hello all! We've got another challenge over at AAA Cards challenges.

We want to see how you use a frame :) Here is my take on the challenge.

I've always wanted to take a trip to Australia, partly to see koalas and kangaroos. So for this card, my idea was framing a koala in a polaroid picture :) I stamped him on some white cardstock and used colored pencils to color him in. Then I took another piece of white cardstock and, using my paper trimmer, cut the 'polaroid' frame out. The sentiment was stamped at the bottom and I adhered the layers on a top folding A2 kraft card. To finish it off, I rounded off the bottom corners.

Stamps: Essential by Ellen - G'day mate
Inks: MFT - Extreme black; Prismacolor pencils

Our sponsor for this challenge is Stamplorations and they are giving away a $15 gift certificate to their store. Check out the rest of the design team and our guest designers for some beautiful inspiration. Hope you get a chance to join us :)
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