Using the colors of the inspiration picture, I chose the Hibiscus Garden 3D die set. Stamping some leaves as a base, I then layer some die leaves. I popped up the flowers for dimension along with some foam backing for stability. Enjoy
Different technique. So easy.
New texture approach to watercolor background. I love the Altenew watercolor brushes. The colors are so vibrant.
This project was out of my comfort zone. I first used this Dahlia stencil, and couldn’t make it work for me so I put aside for a long while. I picked it up again and tried to use some Black Alcohol Ink paper. I taped the stencil to the paper, and got some of myContinue reading “Stencil Techniques”
This was another fun card. I used the Altenew Feathered Leaves stencil. Used two different colors of green. After the panel dried I cut a piece of shimmer vellum and stamped the flowers and embossed with a rose gold powder. I used copics to color the flower and then used tape behind the vellum flowersContinue reading “Irresistible Inking Techniques”
This craft a flower tulip set has moved up the list of my favorites. The things you can do are endless. I had used alcohol inks on both watercolor paper and yupo for the die cuts. I cut a bunch and just made a pile of all of the pieces. I cut down a panelContinue reading “Tulips”
This was another fun card. Using Altenew’s Garden Silhouette stamp set, I can envision making several different cards. This one I started by blending the inks using the picket fence blending brushes. I die cut the tree and glued on the blended background. I arranged the stamps on the background and used archival ink toContinue reading “Garden Silhouette”
Guy cards seem to take a little thought, however this one seemed a little easier to put together. I used some wood grained card stock and lightly inked it with a medium gray ink. Using the Wanderlust stamp set from Altenew I stamped the trees with Distress Ice Spruce. I glued to card stock. IContinue reading “For the Guys”
I love a card with bling and shine. Gold embossing powder on black is so pretty. After embossing I used Altenews watercolors, oxide inks, and perfect pearls. I wanted simple, but I felt it needed more. I found some washi tape and applied it to the sides and mounted to some glittery green paper. IContinue reading “Let it Shine”
I love creating galaxy cards. Alcohol Inks are one of my favorite mediums. The Altenew Wanderlust Stamp set just added to this scene. To start I used the Ranger Sparkly card stock for Alcohol inks for the background. I added alcohol ink with alcohol and alternating with blending solution. I used a hand blower (strawsContinue reading “Seasonal Scene Building Card”