5 Cards, 1 Kit | MFT Flowers in Bloom | Tips for Photographing Cards

Hello and welcome!! I love it when card kits include art mediums. MFT’s June kit included Color Burst watercolors. This is a medium I never tried before. I had heard of it, but it didn’t interest me. It took a card kit to get me to try them. I had a lot of fun working with these powdered watercolors, and it was mesmerizing to watch them burst into life when mixed with water. The speckled effects you can get with these are gorgeous and unique.

The kit also included some watercolor paper by Ken Oliver. I loved the bright whiteness of it. It reminded me of the Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Card Stock. It was fun to try, but I’ll stick with my Arches watercolor paper which can take on a lot more water than the Ken Oliver paper.

I used many different techniques to create these these cards, but my favorite is the metallic watercolors on black card stock card. This floral stamp set lent itself perfectly for this technique. I love a large floral stamp sets like this one.

At the end of my video, I included a new product I use to take pictures of my cards on. I also show you how I take pictures of my cards for my blog, Instagram and Facebook.

Thank you for stopping by! Links to the products I used are listed below. The MFT June kit is sold out; however, I have links to all the products from the kit which you can buy separately.

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Card #1: Dappled Color Burst Flowers Card

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Card #2: Speckled Background Card

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Card #3: Colored Pencils on Kraft Card

Polychromos pencils: Light Magenta 119, Fuchsia 123, Magenta 133, Light Yellow Glaze 104, Dark Cadmium Orange 115, Burnt Siena 283

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Card #4: Metallic Watercolors on Black Card Stock Card

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Card #5: Partial Die Cutting Watercolor Card

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You can watch my process video below or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Supply Links:

Olive & Oak Styling Mats:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/662738170/styling-board-linen-double-sided?ref=hp_rv-1&frs=1

Flowers in Bloom Stamp:

Flowers in Bloom

Flowers in Bloom Die:

Flowers in Bloom Die-namics

Black Licorice Card Stock:

Black Licorice Prestige Card Stock

Coral Crush Card Stock:

Coral Crush Prestige Card Stock

Tropical Teal Card Stock:

Tropical Teal Prestige Card Stock

Jellybean Green Card Stock:

Jellybean Green Card Stock

Color Burst Watercolors:

Flower Fresh Color Burst Trio

Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper:

Misti Stamp Positioner:

Mini Misti:

VersaFine Onyx Black Ink:

Black Velvet Watercolor Brushes:

Rectangle Deckle Dies:

Cutter Bee Scissors:

Hero Arts Embossing Ink:
AF419 Clear Embossing & Watermark Ink

Embossing Bag:

Embossing Bag Plate:

Sixxiz Die Cutting Machine:

White Embossing Powder:
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Ranger-Embossing-Powder-WHITE-EPJ36685-64862?currency=USD

Antique Gold Embossing Powder:
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-EMBOSSING-POWDER-ANTIQUE-GOLD-Ultrafine-Fine-Detail-AGoldEP6-AGOLDEP6?currency=USD

Polychromos Colored Pencils:

Gem Colors Watercolors:

Prima Watercolors:

Banner Die:
Folded Fishtail Banner Die-namics

Liquid Glue:

Dot Runner:

Dot Runner Refill:

Craft Mat:

Metallic Washi Tape:

Neenah Solar White Card Stock:

Paper Score Board:

Bone Folder:

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5 Cards, 1 Kit | Pink & Main June Card Kit 2019 |The Shore

Hello crafty friends! I’m a bit late getting this blog/video out. I know Pink & Main has their July card kit out already; however, I didn’t want to miss out on showing you what I created with this kit. This is an amazing kit! Their stamp set is full of seafaring images, and they are a good size to color in. On this set of cards I used watercolors, colored pencils and Copics. I really had fun using all the products from this kit!!

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Card #1: Watercolor Seashells

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Card #2: Seashell in the Surf

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Card #3: Colored Pencil Ship in a Bottle

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Card #4: Copic Colored Lighthouse

Copic Markers: R32, R22, W1, W3, E33, E35, E00, E01, Y13

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Card #5: Embossed and Watercolored Seashells

Copic Markers: Wood Shells – V15, RV04, E95

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Below is the process video for these cards. You can watch it here or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope you took away some crafty inspiration! Have a wonderful weekend!!

Links to Supplies:

Wood Frame Dies:

Pink Acrylic Block: https://pinkandmain.com/3-5-inch-pink-acrylic-block/

Set of Retractable Pen Knives:

Jewel Picker:

Craft Mat:

Prismacolor Colored Pencils:

Polychromos Colored Pencils:

Scotch Foam Tape:

Liquid glue:

Paper Trimmer:

Molotow Masking Fluid pen:

Neenah Solar White Card Stock for card bases:

Dotted square dies:

Paint brush set:

Daniel Smith watercolor set:

Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush:

Cutter Bee Scissors:

Versafine Onyx Black Ink:

Misti Stamp Positioner:

Mini Misti Stamp Positioner:

Die Cutting Machine:

Masking Fluid Eraser:

5 Cards, 1 Kit | Spellbinders June Kit 2019 | Super Chill

This is the fist time I’ve ever created cards with a Spellbinders card kit. I saw it advertised, and I was amazed with how much product it included. The one thing that really sold me on it was the dies for the heart shaped glasses. I felt like I really needed that in my stash. Lol! I loved this kit! I only created 5 cards with it for this video, but I could have created tons more. I’m going to have some of my crafty friends over soon to help me use up the rest of the goodies from this kit.

2019 Spellbinders June Card Kit THUMB

Card #1: Hexagon Shapes Card

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Card #2: Pattern Stamping Card

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Card #3: Oh Joy Sunglasses Card

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Card #5: Stickers and Pattern Paper Birthday Card

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Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you enjoy watching my video below. You can watch it here or over on my YouTube Channel in HD.

I hope you have a wonderful day!!

Supply List:

Spellbinders Card Kit of the Month












Watercolor Card | Hero Arts | Knitting 2019

Happy Worldwide Watercolor month!! To celebrate, I’ve created a card using watercolors and some sweet stamp images from Hero Arts. I love watercoloring; it so mesmerizing to watch the pigments moves around with the water. I’ve recently picked up a few tubes of Daniel Smith watercolors, and I can easily say they do live up to the hype. The colors are gorgeous, and creamy, and dry beautifully.

Two more of my favorite things is cats and knitting; so, this card was a blast to create! I had trouble choosing a color palette for this card. I saw a picture of a beautiful black and pink bird and was immediately inspired–inspiration can come from anywhere.

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I stamped the images onto a piece of Arches Cold Press watercolor paper, and I used VersaFine Onyx black ink, which is a waterproof ink. I painted my images using lots of layers of paint. Once I was done, I let them dry, and I fussy cut them out. However, there are coordinating dies. (See link below.) The image of the girl is so cute how they have her posed. You could sit her anywhere, and in this case, I put her sitting on the edge of the wood frame die cut with her cat and basket of yarn.

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Here is my process video! You can watch it here or over on my YouTube Channel in HD.

Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope you have a wonderful day!!

Supply List: