Saturday, 11 August 2018

Sweet Sketched Daisy ATC Trio

Here is a quick little ATC trio that is simple to make with the help of the newly released stamp set designed by Pam Bray called Art Journaling Mixed Media Stamp Set 1. A rainbow ink pad makes creating fun backgrounds a breeze.
This project is entered into the Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge. This weeks theme is "Distress It!"  The rules to enter can be found HERE.

A Closer Look:

 
 
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Sunday, 5 August 2018

Monochrome Artist Trading Coins - Blank Page Muse

Here is a tiny sneak peek at my Artist Trading Coins for the Blank Page Muse Blog.
I actually have three similar coins. Go check them out.
The full tutorial can be found HERE.

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Friday, 3 August 2018

Creative Inspiration Magazine (August 2018)

Exciting news the new edition of Creative Inspiration Magazine is out.  Come watch this lovely video magazine.  You will be inspired by beautiful layouts, cards, ATC's, 3D projects, & more inspired by the mood board below. 
Creative Inspiration is a labor of love compiled by the wonderful Bev Code with contributions from fabulous crafters all over the world. Here are a few sneak peeks of my projects from the latest August edition.  Be on the lookout for my scrapbook layout at 21 secs, my cards at 4mins 20 secs, and my tag & ATC's at 5mins 57secs.






Creative Inspiration Magazine (August 2018)
Thanks again Bev for your time & talent.

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Christmas in July

This card is entered in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. The theme this week is"Christmas in July." Find all the rules to participate HERE.

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Saturday, 28 July 2018

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - "Anything Goes"

The background and embellishments have all been stamped. I just added a few gems for the butterfly's bodies to finish off this card.  This card is entered in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.   The theme this week is"Anything Goes."  Find all the rules to participate HERE.
Stamp Supplies:  www.blankpagemuse.com
Dandelion Wishes with Butterflies
Always Keep Your Face Toward the Sunshine

Background Grunge


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Sunday, 22 July 2018

Ombre Sunshine Card - Blank Page Muse

Hello Ladies,
If you feel intimidated by stamping backgrounds, then fear no more. One stamp and an ombre ink pad are all you need. By using an ombre ink pad with multiple colors you can create a rich background full of depth. You can create stunning backgrounds with little effort that make even a beginner seem like an expert.
Find the complete tutorial HERE.

https://blankpagemuse.com/always-keep-your-face-toward-the-sunshine-word-phrase-rubber-stamp-sc81-13/


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Friday, 20 July 2018

Crafts Dreamy July Challenge - Umbrella Card

Isn't this the cutest little beach umbrella??? It works perfectly with my sentiment and tropical floral background paper.  My card is entered into the Crafts Dreamy July 2018 Challenge.
This card is also entered into the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge to use a "die &/or punch. I stamped the summer sentiment with an ombre ink pad and then cut it with a circle punch to make a sun and complete the fun beach card. A $50 voucher is up for grabs for one lucky participant.



The inspirational mood board and guidelines to enter can be found HERE.

Stamp Supplies: www.blankpagemuse.com

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

July Challenge - Distressed Patriotic Flowers

I was inspired to try a diagonal color blocked distressed background based on the patriotic mood board. This is my submission for the Creative Embellishments July Challenge.  Visit HERE to be inspired by the mood board.

The Artistic Stamper's July Creative Challenge is "Distress it!"
It can be interpreted any way you like, as long as it has rubber stamps on it.   As always, there will be candy for one randomly picked entrant The winner will receive a stamp of their choice from The Artistic Stamper. More guidelines to enter can be found HERE.

A Closer Look:
Stamp Supplies: www.rubberdance.com


Monday, 16 July 2018

ATC Tropical Trio

I hope you enjoy my ATC trio inspired by the new tropical images from Blank Page Muse.  I used a single ink to stamp the images and then used a waterbrush to highlight the designs using the same ink. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge has the theme "Summer Fun" this week.  One lucky winner will get a $50 voucher to the Simon Says Stamps Shop.  Also, this project is submitted into the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge. You can find the full set of rules to participate in the "Fun in the Sun" Challenge HERE.  My summer ATC trio is also entered into Crafts Dreamy July 2018 Challenge. This Month's theme is anything goes using the beautiful mood board for inspiration which you can find HERE.

Sunday, 15 July 2018

July Challenge - Pineapple & Seashells Card

Hey Friends,
I am loving multi-color ink pads.  They can create such cool effects. You can see the gradient of yellow, tangerine, orange/red was used for the sentiment and the seashells.
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge has the theme "Summer Fun" this week.  One lucky winner will get a $50 voucher to the Simon Says Stamps Shop.  Also, this project is submitted into the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.  My summer card is also entered into Crafts Dreamy July 2018 Challenge. This Months theme is anything goes with this beautiful mood board for inspiration.



Stamp Supplies: www.blankpagemuse.com

Rubber Dance July Challenge - Chevron Garden

This is my card design to enter the Rubber Dance July Challenge.  Guidelines can be found HERE.  I love black & white +1 color.  It always looks so sophisticated and classic to me. This card is also entered in the Forever Stamping Challenge.  You can find all the guidelines to enter HERE.
 
https://rubberdance.blogspot.com/2018/07/rubber-dance-july-challenge.html


Sunday, 8 July 2018

Red, White, & Blue

This weeks theme is "Red, White, & or Blue."   This celebration card is subtly patriotic and ready to enter the Simon Says Stamps Monday Challenge and the Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge.  One lucky winner will get a $50 voucher to the Simon Says Stamps Shop. You can find all the details HERE.
 
 Available at www.blankpagemuse.com
Blank Page Muse Stamp:
Hot Air Balloon with Wooden Barrel Basket Rubber Stamp
Good Luck to everyone!

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Who's to Say Card - Blank Page Muse

Hey There,
Go check out my simple embellishment.  Find the full step by step tutorial HERE.

Blank Page Muse Stamps:
Hot Air Balloon with Wooden Barrel Basket Rubber Stamp
http://blankpagemuse.com/hot-air-balloon-with-wooden-barrel-basket-rubber-stamp/

Dandelion Wishes with Butterflies Art Rubber Stamp Sheet by Terri Sproul


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Other Supplies:
  • pattern paper
  • black permanent ink pad
  • watercolor paints
  • white gel pen
  • transparency
  • 5x7" card base
  • clear mounting block 
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Saturday, 30 June 2018

Just Mixed Media Magazine Volume 4

Hey There,
Good News to share! Five of my projects were selected for publication in Just Mixed Media Magazine. You can find my stuff on pages 52-53.  I'm so proud I can hardly stop smiling.


A few sneak peeks:




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Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Simon Says Stamps Challenge - Food & Drink

The perfect summer drink must have a tiny umbrella. I stamped some palm leaves directly onto the pattern paper to create a tropical feeling.  Some chunky glitter created a faux sandy beach. This card is entered in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge and the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
This weeks theme on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge is "Food and/or Drink." 
The Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge theme is "Bright & Cheerful."  The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is make something following this week’s prompt and add a link in the Inlinkz.

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Monday, 25 June 2018

"Quick Idea" - Summer Beach Card

"Hey, Let's go to the Beach!"
Well, that is our theme this month at Blank Page Muse.  I used the new stamp set called Flamingo Dream   I just love those little flip flops.  They are so useful for all things "Summer."  Wouldn't they be perfect on a scrapbook layout???  Here is a sneak peek of my card...you can find the full tutorial for my card "Kick Back It's Summer" over on the Blank Page Muse Blog HERE.
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Tropical Dreams Stamp Set:
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Thursday, 21 June 2018

Mannequin, Clocks, & Roses Card - Blank Page Muse

Hello,
Today's card has a stamped background, as well as, stamped embellishments. The background was done simply in black & white.  B&W plus one additional color is a great choice for this style of genre. The key to creating a layered effect is to use the technique called masking.  You can find the complete step-by-step tutorial and learn all about it HERE. Take the plunge and create your own distressed vintage masterpiece.

Blank Page Muse Stamps:
Other Supplies:

  • black ink pad
  • pink ink pad
  • sponge applicator
  • clear mounting block
  • paper rose
  • gems & liquid adhesive
  • pearl dimensional paint
  • card base 5x7"

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Join Us in the Monthly Creative Challenge
Come checkout the Blank Page Muse Creative Challenge. June's theme is "Beach."
 Create a new project following the theme and add it via the Inlinkz linky tool. There will be a random drawing prize for a Blank Page Muse Gift Certificate.
You can find all the guidelines HERE. 

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Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Come Join the June Challenge!

Hey Friends,
The Blank Page Muse Design Team has revealed their projects for June. The theme this month is "Let's go to the beach." Don't miss out on some brilliant projects. Grab your sunglasses and sunscreen! Please join the June Challenge and enter your beach themed project.  Challenge is open until July 8th. Rules to link up can be found HERE.

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