Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Easter Eggs Everywhere - FotoBella Design Team

Sadly, I am sharing my final post for the FotoBella Design Team. I have been extremely blessed to be trusted to create inspiring projects to share with you. Again, I am using the beautiful BoBunny - Cottontail Collection. I think you will love the abundance of eggs and vintage bunny images. Be prepared to enjoy the splendor of spring and all the glorious pastel colors.  You can see three more Easter cards on the FotoBella Blog HERE.
Faux stitching details were added with a white gel pen around the edge of the matte.

This card is submitted into the following challenges...
FotoBella Supplies:
BoBunny Cottontail 6x6 Pad
BoBunny Cottontail Noteworthy 28 Pieces
BoBunny Cottontail I Want It All Collection

Other Supplies:
white gel pen, sentiment stamp, ink pad, ribbon, foam tape


Friday, 22 February 2019

Spring Embossed Cards - FotoBella

Today I am sharing my second project of the month featuring the BoBunny Cottontail Collection. This is the first time I tried using an embossing folder over pattern paper. I selected papers with very small discreet patterns to try this technique. I love how the subtle texture brings extra life and pizazz to the cards. You can see two more card samples featuring BoBunny - Cottontail on the FotoBella Blog HERE.

This card is entered into the following challenges...
Through the Craft Room Door (anything goes)
Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge (no stamps allowed)

Notice the subtle embossed butterflies on the yellow pattern background paper.

FotoBella Supplies:
BoBunny Cottontail 6x6 Pad
BoBunny Cottontail Noteworthy 28 Pieces
BoBunny Cottontail I Want It All Collection
Other Supplies:
card base (6x6"), 3D foam tape, embossing folder, die cutting/embossing machine, leaf vine die, ribbon, liquid adhesive

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Thursday, 21 February 2019

Owls Get Well Card - Blank Page Muse

This charming pair of innocent owls seemed the perfect choice for a get well card.  So I painted them with unexpected cheerful and bright colors. You can see the tutorial HERE.
Save 15% off your BPM rubber stamp order when you use discount code
"BPMDtKaren2019"

BPM Stamps:
Whimsical Owl Pair sitting on a branch Line Art Rubber stamp Rick St Dennis


Other Supplies:
  • black ink pad
  • watercolor paints
  • black marker
  • glossy varnish
  • pattern paper & teal card stock
  • sentiment sticker
  • card base (5x7")

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Monday, 18 February 2019

You Are Loved - Valentine Card

I pulled out my embossing folders to add a bit of subtle hearty texture to the background. It was unusual for me to feature the sentiment so prominently but I love how it turned out.


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Saturday, 16 February 2019

Love & Kisses - Valentine Card

This kiss stamp was just perfect for a Valentine's Day card. 

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Friday, 15 February 2019

Cute Kitty - Valentine Card

What is cuter than a little cat wearing heart underpants?

This card is entered into the following challenges...

Be You Valentine

I used multiple text stamps to create the background. I was pleased with the combination of different font sizes to create the appearance of added dimension.

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Thursday, 14 February 2019

Vintage Bunny Cards - FotoBella Design Team

I have my first project of the month featuring the BoBunny Cottontail Collection to share today.   The papers and die cuts are so beautifully colored.  Look at the details in the bunny's fur.  Doesn't the bunny look velvety soft?  I have three cards featuring this beautiful bunny image. You can see them all on the FotoBella Blog HERE.
This card is submitted into the following challenges...
FotoBella Supplies:
BoBunny Cottontail Collection Pack 12x12
BoBunny Cottontail Bonus 12x12 Paper Bundle
BoBunny Cottontail 12x12 Coordinating Double Dot Paper Bundle
BoBunny Cottontail 6x6 Pad
BoBunny Cottontail Layered Chipboard 6 Pieces
BoBunny Cottontail Noteworthy 28 Pieces
BoBunny Cottontail Double Dot Think Pink Brads
BoBunny Cottontail I Want It All Collection


Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Butterfly Clipboard - Blank Page Muse

I just love this month's theme "Things with Wings." I could stamp with this theme for every project I make. I used the beautiful butterfly stamp set called Love of Butterflies to recycle a slightly damaged clip board. I love the quote stamp i chose "Dream Big Dreams."  I applied watermark ink through a stencil to create a subtle background splotchy design and then embossed butterflies and flourishes with gold.  I used masks to cover the butterflies and add color to the background.

This project is entered into the following challenges.
The complete tutorial for my rejuvenated clipboard can be found HERE
on the Blank Page Muse Blog.

Save 15% off your BPM rubber stamp order when you use discount code
"BPMDtKaren2019"

BPM Stamps:  www.blankpagemuse.com
Other Supplies: white acrylic paint, sponge brush, black permanent ink pad, ink pads, ink blending tool, clear mounting block, clipboard, watermark ink pad, embossing powder (clear & gold), paint brush, heat tool, scrap paper

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Monday, 4 February 2019

Butterfly Clipboard Sneak Peek

So what do you do when your clipboard fades due to sun exposure?  Well, you give it a make-over by getting out the rubber stamps and ink and stamping all over it!  Take a visit to the Blank Page Muse Blog today to see the complete tutorial.
Save 15% off your BPM rubber stamp order when you use discount code
"BPMDtKaren2019"
 
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Saturday, 2 February 2019

Creative Inspiration Online Magazine - Issue #28

If you need some Love & Romance inspiration, take a trip over to see the latest Creative Inspiration Online Magazine. The February issue is full of talented ladies from all over the world.   Designers were to be inspired by the mood board below and include themes like family, friends, and hearty images. 

Here is a sneak peek of two of my projects.  Be on the lookout for my layouts at 36 secs and my many cards at 3 mins 52 secs.

Creative Inspiration Online Magazine Issue #28
Thanks again to Bev for putting together another lovely issue.