Arteza Watercolor Half Pans Review | Floral Card Project

Hello everyone! I hope you are all having a lovely day! I have another watercolor paint review for you. Arteza very generously sent me their 36 Half Pan Watercolor set. They are beautiful paints! I wanted to use them on a floral card, and I thought this stamp set from Memory Box would be perfect. I love a big floral stamp–this one completely covers an A2 size card. This is a stamp I purchased from Simon Says Stamp during their Stamptember celebration.

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I inked it up with VersaFine Onyx Black Ink which is a waterproof ink. I stamped in onto a piece of Arteza 100% cotton watercolor paper, and then I  had a ball coloring this beautiful image with these beautiful paints. They are highly pigmented, vivid, and a dream to work with.

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After my painting was dry, I inked it up again with the same ink and poured on some clear embossing powder. After I melted the embossing powder, this made my stamp lines crisp and shiny, and it added a lot to my card project. I cut down my panel with a 5 1/2 X 4 1/4 faux stitch die. It was hard for me to cut down this image, but I used a leftover scrap from this panel on the inside on my card.

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You can watch the whole process in my video below. You can watch it here or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Thank you for stopping by, my crafty friends!!

Supply links & Coupon Code

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Visit the ARTEZA YouTube channel for inspiration: https://www.youtube.com/arteza

The links below will take you to specific products that I mentioned in this video:

Featured Products:

Arteza Watercolor Premium Artist Paint 36 Half Pans:

US: https://arteza.com/collections/paint/products/watercolor-set-of-36-premium-half-pans-assorted-colors?utm_source=postaffiliatepro&utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=3dad20cc

Arteza Watercolor Pad 100% Cotton:

US: https://arteza.com/collections/sketchbook-paper/products/watercolor-pad-100-cotton-14-sheets?utm_source=postaffiliatepro&utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=ad781b16

Arteza Water Brush Pens:

US: https://arteza.com/collections/artist-brushes/products/water-brush-pens-set-of-6?utm_source=postaffiliatepro&utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=1ba5c237

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/listing/726802710/jackies-craft-table-glue?ref=shop_home_feat_1

Pretty Pink Posh Water Droplets 4mm: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Pretty-Pink-Posh-4MM-CLEAR-DROPLETS-small-PPP111?currency=USD

Pretty Pink Posh Water Droplets 6mm: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Pretty-Pink-Posh-6MM-CLEAR-DROPLETS-medium-PPP112?currency=USD

Tools

Mini Misti: https://amzn.to/2LpHJva

Original Size Misti: https://amzn.to/2A8jbjA

Magnets: https://amzn.to/2NShv60

Wagner Heat Tool: https://amzn.to/2nvUpHx

Fiskars Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/2NR4Xvw

Score Board: https://amzn.to/2NSMA9z

Cutter Bee Scissors: https://amzn.to/34EWamG

Jewel Picker: https://amzn.to/2N6NsIj

Sizzix Big Shot Machine: https://amzn.to/2N8nkN0

PenBlades: https://amzn.to/2IEUPT9

Mini Die Cut Machine: https://amzn.to/33jJcZI

 Inks & Adhesives:

VersaFine Onyx Black Ink: https://amzn.to/2qGdGav

Jackie’s Craft Table Glue: https://www.etsy.com/listing/726802710/jackies-craft-table-glue?ref=shop_home_feat_1

Scotch Foam Tape: https://amzn.to/2LrZppX

Kokuyo Dotliner: https://amzn.to/2LqAkvq

Kokuyo Refills: https://amzn.to/2LALkoI

Other Supplies:

Clear Embossing Powder: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-EMBOSSING-POWDER-CLEAR-Fine-Detail-ClearEP1-ClearEP1

Embossing Bag: https://amzn.to/2LoDPlV

Mason Jar Plate: https://amzn.to/2Ln4lfw

Some of the links above are affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission on sales at NO EXTRA COST to you. Thank you!

10 Cards, 1 Kit | SSS August Card Kit 2019 | Look for the Rainbows

Hi my crafty friends, I hope you are all having a wonderful day! When I received Simon Says Stamp’s September card like last week, I dug right in. This card kit is full of pretty things. I love floral stamp sets, and I did a lot of different techniques using their stamp set called, “Look for the Rainbows.”

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Card #1: Colored Pencil on Pattern Paper

Polychromos Pencils: Cobalt Green 156, Cobalt Turquoise 153, Light Red-Violet 135, Olive Green Yellowish 173, Chrome Oxide Green 278, Dark Naples Ochre 184, Indian Red 192

I love block text pattern paper, and their is nothing prettier thank stamping and coloring in the flowers right on this paper. I used colored pencils that matches the color of the text. You don’t need to add a lot of color, and these are very fast cards to put together. I heat embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder on black card stock and popped it up off the card with foam tape.

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Card #2: Rainbow Flower Card

Polychromos Pencils: Medium Flesh 131. Deep Scarlet Red 219, Magenta 133, Cadmium Yellow Lemon 205, Cadmium Orange 111, May Green 170, Permanent Green 266, Light Phthalo Green 162, Ultramarine 120, Helioblue-Reddish 151, Dark Naple Ochre 184

I colored in my flower image to match the rainbow pattern paper. I liked how this pattern paper isn’t your usual bright rainbow colors–it’s more muted. I stamped the sentiment onto a piece of pattern paper that I selectively die cut with an oval die.

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Card #3: No-Line Watercolor Flower

I stamped the flower onto a pieces of Arches Cold Press watercolor paper with Antique Linen Distress Oxide. The ink melted really well into the Daniel Smith watercolors I used to paint this flower. No-line watercoloring takes time because you don’t want to paint petals that are next to each other. If you do this they will bleed together, and you won’t get any distinction between the petals. I really loved this bright green pattern paper that I used for the background. I stamped the sentiment onto the Arches paper as well, and used a watercolor pencils to color it in the same color as the flower.

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Card #4: Colored Pencils on Pattern Paper, Again 🙂

The pattern paper in this kit is fabulous, and I really love polka-dot paper. I stamped this flower cluster with Simon Says Stamp Intense black ink. Sometimes colored pencils can dull your lines; however, I didn’t do a lot of coloring on this panel. I wanted to allow the pattern of the paper show through.

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Card #5: Orange & Teal Fall Time Card

Unfortunately, I lost some footage when I was creating this card. I stamped the flower and stem onto a piece of kraft card stock and used polychromos colored pencils to color them in. I used mostly flicking motions to give it some bold stripes of color and texture. I used a wide range of orange pencils and even a white colored pencil to add highlights. Again, I used a lot of paper from this kit to put behind my flower.

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Card #6: 3-D Embossed Foil Card

For this card I selectively cut out a piece of the pattern paper, so the large butterfly could be my focal image. The 3-D embossing folder is fabulous!! Just look at all the detail and shine!

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Card #7: Banner & Birds Card

You can probably tell that I really love my faux stitch banner dies. I keep them out on my desk. I stamped out and colored in the birds from the stamp set. I used my Arteza Everblend Art Markers to color them in.

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Card #8: Pattern Paper Flower Bouquet Card

I again stamped the flowers onto a piece of pattern paper; however, this time I cut them out and adhered them to a piece of the Audrey Blue card stock. I used a light pink colored pencil over the petals to add detail to the flowers and bring cohesion to my bouquet.

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Card #9: Thank You Flower Frame Card

This is my least favorite card, but I wanted to include it just the same. I should include more of my cards that I chalk up to, “I tried.” Lol! I cut the flowers out of the pattern paper–I thought I was being clever, but I should have just used the whole piece of paper. I glued them around my oval frame die cut and my sentiment. I glued on this bright green frame because I felt the frame got lost behind all these flowers. I think I’d be fun if people posted their, “I Tried” cards for us all to see. 🙂

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Card #10: Repeat

Arteza Everblend Art Markers: Watermelon Pink A487 & Raspberry Red A45, Amber Yellow A9424 & Desert Sand A9421, Brandy Rose A2596 & Cocoa Brown A2499, Pumpkin Orange A9423 & Vermilion A422

I love this fall time card. It was fast and easy to put together, and I love how it turned out. It’s amazing what you can do with just one stamp sometimes. I used the leaf sprig and stamped it repeatedly over my kraft panel. I used my new Arteza Everblend Markers to color these leaves in various fall colors. The metallic paper behind it is just fabulous. I’m going to used more metallic papers in my card crafting.

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Thank you for visiting my blog! Hope you’ve been inspired!

Jackie

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

Supply Links

Tools:

Mini Misti: https://amzn.to/2LpHJva

Original Size Misti: https://amzn.to/2A8jbjA

Magnets: https://amzn.to/2NShv60

Wagner Heat Tool: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/RESERVE-Precision-Heat-Embossing-Emboss-Tool-Gun-Hero-Arts-PW200-Milwaukee-1173

Fiskars Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/2NR4Xvw

Score Board: https://amzn.to/2NSMA9z

Cutter Bee Scissors: https://amzn.to/34EWamG

Jewel Picker: https://amzn.to/2N6NsIj

Black Velvet Watercolor Brush: https://amzn.to/2A82yoc

Sizzix Big Shot Machine: https://amzn.to/2N8nkN0

Inks & Adhesives:

Simon Says Stamp Ink: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-Premium-Ink-Pad-INTENSE-BLACK-ink065?currency=USD

VersaFine Onyx Black Ink: https://amzn.to/2LoNt8b

Hero Arts Embossing Ink: https://amzn.to/2LrjPz2

Antique Linen Distress Oxide Ink: https://amzn.to/2NSgef5

Lawn Fawn Liquid Glue: https://amzn.to/2LqxDtV

Scotch Foam Tape: https://amzn.to/2LrZppX

Kokuyo Dotliner: https://amzn.to/2LqAkvq

Kokuyo Refills: https://amzn.to/2LALkoI

Paper:

Inkadinkado Masking Paper: https://amzn.to/2PZCvKI

Neenah Solar White 110 lb Card Stock: https://amzn.to/2Q20E3a

Stonehenge Kraft Card Stock: https://amzn.to/2Q20E3a

Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper: https://amzn.to/32BYmsW

Art Mediums:

Faber Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils: https://amzn.to/34z03cA

Faber Castel Watercolor Pencils: https://amzn.to/2NSSWWD

Arteza Everblend Art Markers: https://arteza.com/collections/markers/products/everblend-art-markers-alcohol-based-set-of-120?utm_source=postaffiliatepro&utm_medium=affiliate&a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=fa1eb31d

Memento Black Marker https://amzn.to/34DT560

Other Supplies:

Embossing Bag: https://amzn.to/2LoDPlV

Mason Jar Plate: https://amzn.to/2Ln4lfw

White Embossing Powder: https://amzn.to/2A46ZjW

Tonic Crystal Gems: https://amzn.to/32AzamN

White Blizzard Stickles: https://amzn.to/2LICjdp

MFT Oval Frame Dies: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/My-Favorite-Things-STITCHED-OVAL-FRAMES-DIe-Namics-MFT642-MFT642D9

Faux Stich Banner Dies: https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-STITCHED-BANNERS-Wafer-Dies-SSSD111584-Among-The-Stars-SSSD111584?currency=USD

Arteza Products Review & Floral Card 2019

Hello everyone! I have some fun products that I’m reviewing today.  Arteza contacted me and asked if I’d like to review some of their art supplies. They sent me a 48 pack of their Real Brush Pens. I have the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, which I really love, but I’ve heard some great things about Arteza’s Real Brush Pens. They also sent a two pack of their watercolor pads, a set of bone folders, and three packs of Holographic Chunky Glitter.

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First I swatched all the Real Brush Pens onto a piece of the watercolor paper that they sent me. The colors are all vibrant and beautiful, and I really like the names they came up with for their colors. I had some difficulty getting the colors to move on their watercolor paper with a water brush–I wanted to achieve a gradient from each of the pens. However, I found that if I first dipped the pen into clean water and then onto the paper, I could create a nice gradient effect. Also, Bristol Smooth paper is a great paper to use with these brushes. The coating on the paper allows you to blend and move the pigments beautifully.

To color my flowers, I put down my lightest pigments first using this technique and slowly built up my colors. I left a lot of white space on my flowers for highlights. To color in my light blue background around my flowers, I scribbled the True Blue pen onto my acrylic block and diluted it with water and painted around my flowers with the water brush that came with the pens.

I really enjoyed using all of the products they sent me. On their website they say that their goal is to provide quality, affordable art supplies to put into the hands of the creators, and in my opinion, they have accomplished this goal with these products that they sent to me.

 

Poppy Birthday Card:

Real Brush Pens used: Rouge Pink A190, Red A101, Light Magenta A184, Walnut Brown A164, Green Tea A154, Crocodile A126, Olive Green A146, True Blue A168

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On the inside of the card I painted a strip of the same watercolor paper with the Rouge Pink pen. I again dipped the pen in clean water to lighten the pigment and then colored it along the paper until the pen’s natural pigment came out. I then adhered it to the inside of my card with liquid glue.

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Check out my video here or over on my YouTube channel in HD. Thank you for stopping by! I hope you have a wonderful day!

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This coupon code is valid until September 18, 2019.

Visit the ARTEZA YouTube channel for inspiration: https://www.youtube.com/arteza

The links below will take you to specific products that I mentioned in this video:

48 Real Brush Pens

US: https://arteza.com/collections/markers/products/watercolor-real-brush-pens-set-of-48?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=71ef2756

EU: https://arteza.co.uk/collections/markers/products/watercolour-real-brush-pens-48-colours?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=db5de56a

Bone Folders

US: https://arteza.com/collections/crafting/products/bone-folder-set-of-4?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=8c34d00b

EU: https://arteza.co.uk/products/arteza-bone-folders-set-of-4?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=f8d66911

Holographic Chunky Glitter – Fairy Dust & Moonstone

US: https://arteza.com/collections/crafting/products/holographic-glitter-shakers-3-colors-unicorn-silver-iridescent-5-g-each?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=d3564c9f

Holographic Chunky Glitter – Mermaid Rain & Electra

US: https://arteza.com/collections/crafting/products/holographic-glitter-shakers-2-colors-mermaid-mermaid-dreams-total-10-g-each?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=f7274bfa

Watercolor Pads 9×12, 2 Pack

US: https://arteza.com/collections/sketchbook-paper/products/watercolor-pad-9×12-32-sheets-2-pack?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=c49d17d2

EU: https://arteza.co.uk/collections/sketchbook-paper/products/watercolor-pad-9×12-32-sheets-2-pack?a_aid=Youtube_JackiesCraftTable&a_bid=fb309806

Sentiment from Altenew Floral Frames: (SSS) https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Altenew-FLORAL-FRAME-Clear-Stamp-Set-AN368?currency=USD

Strathmore Bristol Smooth Paper: https://amzn.to/2KQPB7i
Kneaded Eraser: https://amzn.to/31LjUmw
Eraser Pencil with Brush: https://amzn.to/31LkdOc
Fiskars Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/31QHBdj
Mini Misti: https://amzn.to/2KQQ0GQ
VersaFine Onyx Black Ink: https://amzn.to/2Nk0VvI
Lawn Fawn Liquid Glue: https://amzn.to/2ZcW5m3
Scoring Board: https://amzn.to/31RoI9Y
Jewel Picker: https://amzn.to/31QCPg4
Triangle Dish: https://amzn.to/2HhbknT
Dotliner: https: //amzn.to/31OIWBf
Dotliner Refill: https://amzn.to/2Z43WXV

The links above are affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission on sales at NO EXTRA COST to you. Thank you!

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:

(Disclaimer: Affiliate links used when possible. When you follow my links, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.)

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:

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:













5K Subscriber Giveaway! | 10 Cards 1 Kit | Simon Says Stamp June Card Kit 2019 | Leafy Frames

Hello fellow card crafters! Welcome to my blog! I’m celebrating 5K subscribers on my YouTube channel. As a thank you I’m giving away 2 chances to win a Simon Says Stamp $30 gift card! For your 1st chance to win, leave a comment here on my blog telling me what your favorite holiday is to create cards for. For you 2nd chance to win, go over to my YouTube channel, hit the thumbs up button and leave a comment telling me your favorite art medium to use on your cards.  Check back on my blog on Friday, June 14, 9am Chicago time to see if you won. I’m going to randomly select a winner. International subscribers are welcome to enter the giveaway.

Thank you for your support, the lovely comments you send me, and your kindness!! I’ve been creating videos for over 3 years, and I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of it. I love sharing with you the cards I create! It’s a hobby that involves a lot of fun products, some basic tools and–my favorite–art supplies. As I’ve mentioned before, I love creating these tiny works of art to mail out and brighten someone’s day!

Also, at the beginning of my video I show of few pictures of my craft room, aka my dining room. I don’t have an extra room in my house to use as a craft room, but the dinning room works out great–I have a really big table, I can work on my cards in between cooking in the kitchen, and I get to be near my family. The down side is we don’t eat in there anymore except on major holidays. I try to keep it tidy because it’s visible when company stops by. I’ve mentioned in my past video’s about the gorgeous peonies blooming outside of my craft room windows, and I wanted to share a little glimpse of those too since they are blooming now! The two book cases on either side of my windows house all my supplies, and in my opinion, there’s nothing prettier to look at than art supplies–well, it runs a close second place to my peonies.

The cards I’m showing you today are from Simon Says Stamp’s June card kit. It’s called, “Leafy Frames.” I love the stamps from this kit, and I had so much fun using the products from this kit to design these cards. Links to most of the supplies I used are listed below.

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Card #1: Hand-Stamped Pattern Paper Card

Polychromos colored pencils: Deep Scarlet Red 219, Rose Carmine 124, Chrome Oxide Green 278, Permanent Green Olive 167, Earth Green Yellowish 168

Inks: MFT Poppy, Memento Cottage Ivy, Memento Bamboo Leaves

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Card #2: Watercolor Heart Card

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Card #3: Coral Patterned Paper Birthday Card

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Card #4: Gelly Roll Pens on Kraft Cardstock

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Card #5: Golden Frame Card

Copic Markers: E40, E41, YG00, YG03, G07

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Card #6: Antique Gold Frame Watercolor Card

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Card #7: Distress Oxide Ink Blending & Colored Pencil Card

Distress Oxides: Squeezed Lemonade, Abandoned Coral

Polychromos Colored Pencils: Phthalo Gree 161, Permanent Olive Green 167, Chrome Oxide Green 278, Earth Green 172, Earth Green Yellowish 168, Rose Carmine 124, Deep Scarlet Red 219

Stickles on the berries: Lime

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Card #8: Colored Pencil Frame Card

Polychromos Colored Pencils: Phthalo Gree 161, Permanent Olive Green 167, Chrome Oxide Green 278, Earth Green 172, Earth Green Yellowish 168, Rose Carmine 124, Deep Scarlet Red 219, Mauve 249, Light Chrome Yellow 106

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Card #9: Paper Flowers Tag Card

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Card #10: Pressed Flowers Hello Card

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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 stopping by today!!

 

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5 Cards, 1 Kit | Pink & Main’s May Card Kit 2019 |Next Chapter

Hello crafty friends! I designed 5 cards using Pink & Main’s May card kit. This card kit is perfect for all of us book nerds out there! I’m one of the biggest–Lol! I couldn’t pass this one up. I love all the images in the stamp set called, “Page Turner.” My favorite is the large stamp of the bookshelf! All the details on this stamp are just fabulous–love the little cat! Below you’ll find close-up pictures of my set of cards, as well as a list of the copic markers I used to color in card 3 and 5. There is also a link to my YouTube video where you can watch the creation of these cards.

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Card #1: Pattern Paper & Die Cut Friend Card

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Card #2: Watercolor Bookshelf Card

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Card #3: Copic Colored Stack of Books

Copics used: Dog – E40, E41, E23, R11 Books – RV55, R29, YR04, Y08, YG05, B23, B66, V04, E23

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Card #4: Paper Strips and Twine Card

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Card #5: Copic Colored Bookmark Card

Copics used: Skin – E11, E00, E000, R11 Hair – YR07, YR14, Y21 Flowers – RV55, YG05 Book – YG05, YR04, B23, RV55, Y08

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

Thank you for stopping by!!

10 Cards, 1 Kit | Simon Says Stamp May Card Kit 2019 | Delicate Flowers

Hello and welcome to my blog! I want to show you the fun cards I designed using Simon Says Stamp’s May card kit–it is a beauty! I love the floral stamp set included called Delicate Flowers and the Moda Scrap pattern papers–these were my favorite items in the kit. In designing these cards I was all over the map; I used a lot of my favorite techniques to create them. (Also, the lilac and tulip you see in these pictures are fresh from my garden! I’m loving the spring weather! Now, if it would just stop raining. Lol!)

I hope these designs inspire you to try out some of these super fun techniques!

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Card #1: Colored Pencil on Pattern Paper

Polychromos pencils: 128 Light Purple Pink, 125 Middle Purple Pink, 170 May Green, 167 Permanent Green Olive, 205 Cadmium Yellow Lemon, 169 Mortuum

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Card #2: Die Cut Pattern Paper

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Card #3: Gel Pen Smudging

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Card #4: Focus on Pattern Paper

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Card #5: Spotlight Coloring using Daniel Smith Watercolors

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Card #6: Rosebud Wreath using Colored Pencils and Gamsol

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Card #7: Colored Pencil on Black Cardstock

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Card #8: Alcohol Ink blending and Alcohol Markers

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Card #9: Alcohol Ink Blending and Pattern Paper Focus

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Card #10: Colored Pencils on Colored Cardstock

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

Thanks for stopping by! Happy Memorial Day to you!!

 

Mother’s Day Cards 2019 |Watercolors & Pattern Paper

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you are all getting a great start to your weekend! I wanted to show you the three Mother’s Day cards I created this year. I love creating Mother’s Day cards, and this year I chose supplies from a few different companies. (The links are below!) The Magnolia Flowers Stamps are gorgeous, and they were so much fun to paint. Sitting down and creating these cards was like an early Mother’s Day gift to myself! Lol!

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Card #2: Watercolor Coral Magnolia Card

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Card #3: Watercolor Pink Magnolia Card

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Thanks for visiting! Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!! Here is the video showing how I created these cards. You can watch it here or over on my YouTube Channel in HD.

Here are the links to the supplies I used: