Oh I love you Daddy

This is the first card that I made during Memorial long weekend. It’s been more than a week since my last creation. My dad’s birthday is coming up in three weeks. This card is perfect for him!

 

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  1. Cut out the background and frame using My Favorite Things Wonky stitched rectangle dies.
  2. Blend the background with distress inks.
  3. Add foam tape under the frame to create 3d effect.
  4. Copic coloring images  and adhere them onto the background. The stamp images are from Mamaelephant Cud Cuddles stamp set.
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Sweety Fruity

Summer time is pretty much here. I have home grown strawberries to share and I also like to make my own lemonade or limeade. Why don’t I make some tags with my homemade goodies to our nice neighbors?! I came up with this idea and straightly dive in the process. I am using Your next stamps Jam-Packed full of fun stamp set.

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1.   I cut out the tags and essentials using My favorite things Tag builder blueprints 5 with Neenah Solar White 80lbs cardstock.

2.  To prepare the background, there are 3 ways to do it. I stamp the images with simple copick coloring, cover the whole background with copic coloring or blend distress ink color.

3.  Since they are shaker tags, of course I add my sequins stash. I don’t have a lot sequins color options so they are my best choice. Gosh, does that means I need to hoard the sequins     too? My drawers are very full!

4.  Assemble the tags with glue and foam tape.

5.  Decorate the top of tag with some more stamped images, sentiments or leave it as it is.

6. Attach color coordinating baker’s twines to finish the tags

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Your Next Stamp Sketch Challenge #39

Who doesn’t love cupcakes for their birthday? No one! Sending this sweet card to a birthday girl/boy would be a fantastic choice! I fell in love with this image the first time I saw it. This is the first time that I color it probably because I am becoming a craft hoarder LOL. The stamp set is called Jessica with cupcakes from Your next stamp .

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  1. I stamped the cupcake image 3 times on the masking tape, then cut them out for masking purpose.
  2. Stamped the same cupcake image with versamark ink to overlapping pattern by using the masking images I prepared, then embossing it with clear embossing powder.
  3. Cut 2 long stripes of masking paper to create a vertical rectangle space, then distress it with distress ink in spun sugar.
  4. Colored all images with copic markers. Cut out Jessica image and adhere it with foam tape on the card base panel.

 

 

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Happy birthday to my baby bear

When I start to create a scene, I always like to make up a story. Mama bear took baby bear to the strawberry stand for a treat because it’s baby bear’s birthday. They cheer up when they get there. Isn’t it cute?!

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  1. I stamped the background stamp which is Berry Cafe from Heartfelt creations with versafine ink, then embossed it with clear embossing poweder. The paper I used is Canson XL watercolor paper.
  2. I colored the background image using Gansai Tambi watercolor paint.
  3. I colored the bear image from Mamaelephant Cub Cuddles stamp set using Copic markers.
  4. Popped up the bear image with a foam tape to create 3D demesion, then adhere the whole image panel on 110lb cardstock base.
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Your Next Stamp Sketch Challenge #38

Hello my deer! I’ve been thinking about making this scene for a few days but I had no time to create. I quickly put everything together before Mae get off school. I mainly used watercoloring and distress inking techniques. This card can be a Valentine’s Day card or a card for a friend. There are a lot of potential with “Oh my deer”  this sentiment.

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  1. I cut out the background panel with a die from MFT Die-namic blueprints 25, then cut them to 3 parts.
  2. I inked the background by using Tim Holtz distress ink in mustard seed and cracked pistachio.
  3. For the background forest scene, I used my cottagecutz die. The deer image and sentiment is from Your Next Stamp Oh Deer! stamp set.
  4. I colored the deer image and the forest scene by using Gansai Tambi watercolor paint.
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Sisters’ Love

In the strawberry world, two bunny sisters like to play with each other….

When I experiment a new background, I always do a tryout for colors and textures to make sure it works. I ended up having two backgrounds because tryout and final all turned out good. Then why not use them?!

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  1. For the background, I white heat emboss the bloomingberries onto a watercolor paper. Then I cut the frame with mamaelephant Hillside Cover die. I cut some parts off and left two hills at the bottom.  I watercolored the background image and hills with Gansai Tambi watercolor paints.
  2. Copic colored the bunny image from pix’s favorite stamp set and adhere it onto the background.
  3. Stamped the sentiment with versamark in oynx black.
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A bunny who lives in strawberry world

Welcome to strawberry world! Unrealistic large strawberries comparing to the bunny makes you feel like being in a fairy tale. Trying to have simple watercoloring the background and it worked.

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  1. I stamped Bloomingberries image from Heartfeltcreations on Canson XL watercolor paper with versamark ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder.
  2. Watercolored the image and created the lawn background with Gansai Tambi watercolor paints.
  3. Copic colored the bunny  image from mamaelephant pixsfavorite stamp set and adhere it to the background.
  4. I chose sentiment from Wplus9 That is all stamp set with hero arts dye ink in bubble gum.
  5. Framed it with framed tag-madison avenue die. I cut out 3 frames and stack them together to give it some demision.

 

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Monster note cards for Teacher

Teacher appreciation day is coming soon. As usual, I like to make a card or something go with a gift card. I chose mamaelephant Monster Jam stamp set to make note cards for Mae’s teacher. I bet all kids will think its cool to receive a note card like this instead of a white piece of paper. First of all,  let me show ya all the box

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I cut this box by using silhouette cutting machine. It only took me about 15 minutes to cut and assemble them.

  1.  I stamped image on the note card by using memento ink in black
  2. Colored all monsters with my primsacolor pencils.
  3. Added Gamsol to help blend all colors more evenly.

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Dear coffee, Thanks for being there!

In a cold day, you always appreciate to have a cup of hot coffee. Oh well I am super happy to have my coffee everyday. Thank to people who discovered coffee! Here is a card that could explain how I feel about it.

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  1. Cut the background by using die from Cottagecutz. The original die image was a winter sence with deer. I removed deer to fit the purpose.
  2. Ink the background die cut with distress ink in mermaid lagoon and cracked pistachio. At this step, I made a huge mistake to cut out the background before inking it. I should’ve ink the paper first then die cut it. Please learn my lesson. Adhere the background on to 110 lbs white card base.
  3. Stamp image on Neenah solar white 80lbs cardstock with memento ink in black. I colored the bunny with copic marker and cut it out with brother scan n cut 2, adhere it with a foam tape. This cute bunny stamp is from mamaelephant pix’s favorites stamp set
  4. Stamp the grass with Hero Arts dye ink in Mont Julep.

Your Next Stamp Sketch Challenge #37

Happy Friday! It’s been a long week for me because too many things happened and too many decisions needed to make. Anyways, I am glad it is finally Friday! I am entering Your Next Stamp Sketch Challenge #37 . It is the second card that I made for YNS Challenge this month. I had great time creating them.

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Now here is my Card by using  Love &Smiles Stamp set from Your Next Stamp.

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  1. Loosely paint background with Gansai Tambi watercolor.
  2. Die cut and create stitches on all backgorund shapes, adhere them on to A2 size 110lbs white card base.
  3. Stamp the image with Memento ink in black and color it with copic markers. Adhere it with foam tape that I bought from dollar tree.
  4. Punch out hearts with martha stewart punch. adhere them with multi mattee medium on to the background to make it fuller.
  5. Stamp the sentiment with versamark in onyx black, heat and emboss it with clear embossing powder.

 

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