Wednesday, April 15, 2015

New Product Review on Splitcoaststampers


I had the opportunity to be on a team of product reviewers on Splitcoaststampers the last couple of months. Today's product review is with the Spellbinders 3D M-Bossabilities Folders and you can find the whole review here.


You can also see the last month's product review of the Chameleon Pens here with a little eye candy from that review.

Yeah, I posted these in a previous post.


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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Making Music with Stampendous


The design team is playing with some musical characters this week to have some super fun! Meet the birthday singers! No, actually this stamp is call Musical Mice and it's available on the Stampendous website or near you at your favorite store!



Supplies:


From Stampendous:
HMCR24 Cling Musical Mice
CRS7003 Mixed Media Cling Rubber Musical Motif
SSC1203 Regal Heart Perfectly Clear Stamp Set
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
MEM01 Memento Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH46 Large Perfectly Clear Acrylic Stamp Handle

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Cardstock by Wausau®
Sketch™ Alcohol Markers by Copic® (pretty much all the E family, but I'll add the list soon)
Zip-Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Scissors

Instructions:

  1. Create a card base by folding a 5 1/2 x 11 inch cardstock in half with a finished size of 5 1/2 inches square.
  2. Stamp Musical Motif with black ink onto Mixed Media White Paper and color.
  3. Mat colored image with black cardstock.
  4. Place the folded card base over the corner of textured paper at an angle. Use a pencil to trace three edges of the card base onto the paper, then trim and glue to card base.
  5. Stamp keys from Musical Motif with black ink onto white cardstock and trim.
  6. Glue keys onto bottom of card base and add colored image onto card base with foam squares.
  7. Stamp sentiment from Regal Heart set with black ink onto cardstock and trim with scissors.
  8. Adhere sentiment onto card.

I hope you like this little card today and there is more to see on the Stampendous blog and visit my teamie, too!

Stampendous Blog

Pam Hornschu

Details:
Stamps: Cling Musical Mice, Mixed Media Cling Rubber Musical Motif, Regal Heart Perfectly Clear Stamp Set (Stampendous)
Paper: Mixed Media White Paper (Stampendous), Balsa and Black (Wausau), textured cardstock (Bazzill Basics)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink (Tsukineko), Copic Markers
Accessories: scissors

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Light It Up for Autism Blog Hop 2015


Today is Light It Up Blue for Autism Speaks and to promote awareness there are a few, well quite a few crafters who have linked up to the tenderhearted Tenia Nelson and Veronica Fletcher Zalis

Thank you for stopping by my blog today and see a little card I made with "blue" on my mind for this hop. I was working on this project for another event and when time ran out to make a special card for this hop I realized I actually already did. Whew, I was thinking blue already!

Painting Posies Card
There will be an ever growing link up gallery on our hostess' blogs. All you'll need to do is hop back to main blog post for details about the hop, sponsors and how you can be eligible to win prizes from 25 plus sponsors!

One more thing. If you are wondering what autism is about, you can go to the national campaign site for Autism Speak and learn more.

My project is being showcased on a previous post today so if you want to see the details just take this link, but comment here for the Austism Awareness blog hop! 

Thanks for stopping by.


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Making Art with Stampendous


Hello and happy Thursday. I'm stopping in today with a project that I've been dabbling on for a while and then all the sudden I had a reason to post it this week! I'm posting for the Stampendous Weekly theme for "Making Art", but there is also blog hop going on that I wouldn't want to leave out of my post today.


Stampendous and Spectrum Noir are "making art" all week and you're invited to hop along and enjoy the projects, comment when you so desire and just maybe you could win one of many prizes!

Check out the details to winning a full set of Spectrum Noir pencils on the Stampendous blog today or all this week AND there is also a chance to win some exciting and fun things on the Spectrum Noir blog! Don't miss out! Just click on the link list below and you'll get to all the places I've just mentioned.

Okay, here's my card for the theme this week.


Here's Painted Posies, a House-Mouse Designs® image that was released with Stampendous in October 2014. Darling image as it is, color always makes something look better!

I used a Spectrum Noir Core Essentials Set (sorry I don't think this set is available any longer, please browse the Spectrum Noir website to find their newest available sets) to color the image and when I was finished I went over shadow areas with a few colored pencils. I think I used every marker in that set and to get some lighter colors I blended tip to tip with the Blender marker. It worked fabulously!

When I was done with the coloring, having trimmed the image and matted it on brown cardstock, I embellished a few key areas with Stampendous Essentials.


Here I used Tombow Mono Liquid Glue to adhere Fresh Green and Hunter Green Color Fragments into the grass line of the image.


To make this card a little sparkly I added China Blue Micro Glitter to the flower petals, brush and dripped paint on the rim of the jar.

I'm not officially a part of the hop this week, but I'm going to share the link list for today so that you can have some fun seeing more Stampendous!

Details:
Stamps: Painted Posies (Stampendous)
Paper: Mixed Media White Paper (Stampendous), Brown and Kraft cardstock (Wausau)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Spectrum Noir Core Essentails Set of 24 Alcohol Markers, colored pencils (Prismacolor) Fresh Green and Hunter Green Color Fragments, China Blue Micro Glitter (Stampendous)

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