lørdag den 21. september 2019

MFT Superstar Clean and Simple Genius

Hello everyone!
Anyone who knows me know I don't often make cas cards. And I didn't completely stick to the definition #sorrynotsorry But this is my entry to the My favorite things Superstar Clean and Simple Genius contest.
I recently re-viewed a Jennifer McGuire video with this partially cut card front. So I stamped a My favorite things Space explorer astronaut in the lower right corner and colored it with Copics. I then used a medium sized plate to line out the moon, cut along the line and around the lower part of the astronaut with my scissors. And although it means the white isn't completely white, I decided to add a couple of moon craters, also colored with Copics. Face and stars I gave a coat of glossy accents.

Copics used:
B97, B95, B91
R39, R29, R35
Y17, Y08, Y02
C3, C1, C00
E04, E11, E00, E000
E31, E35, E37
G05, YG06, YG03
On the inside of the card I masked off where the moon would be and the ink blended a galaxy using Abandoned coral, Mustard seed, Mowed lawn, Marmaid lagoon, Chipped sapphire and Black soot Distress inks. I diluted a drop of white acrylic paint and splattered it on. After it dried I spritzed it with Sheer Shimmer spritz. You gotta have sparkle!
I haet embossed a sentiment from the same set with WOW! opaque white embossing powder. It's really hard to photograph the partially front, but I think it shows a bit here.

Thanks for stopping by, and happy crafting!

 Clean and Simple Genius

onsdag den 18. september 2019

Poppystamps challenge reminder

Hello everyone!
I'm up on the Poppystamps blog today with a challenge reminder. Since we recently lost our old boy I just had to use this Whittle dog with that sentiment. How true is that?! I've paired them with the Hearts trio die and some alcohol ink for a cas card - who knew I could do that? Lol!
Have you joined in the challenge? It's an easy one - Anything goes! It can be any project and you just need to use one Poppystamps stamp or die to enter. You could win a $20 gift certificate, so get your creative hat on and add your project here!

Thank you for stopping by, and happy crafting!

mandag den 16. september 2019

Poppystamps Blog Blitz

Hello Everyone!


Today I'm up on the Poppystamps blog with this superfun surprise slider Halloween card!


That Spellcaster witch is cooking up something magical and the glow lights up everything. Lots of wonderful dies, Oxide inks and Copic coloring on this one!

Copics used:
Spellcaster witch hat / shoes: 100, C7, C5, C3, YG01, 
Spellcaster witch skin: V15, E04, E11, YG01
Spellcaster witch outfit: B39, V09, V17, V15, V12
Magical cauldron: YG01, YG03, YG17, C3, C7, 100 
Jack O Lantern: Y02, Y08, YR04, YR09, R29
Pumpkins: Y08, YR04, YR09, R29, YG01, YG03, YG17, E44, E42
Scary ghost: C3, C0
Cat: 100, C7, C5, C3, YG01


Find all the details and how-to on the Poppystamps blog.

Oh, and how would you like to win the awesome Spellcaster witch die?? 
Check out the details on the Poppystamps blog AND the Poppystamps Instagram profile!

Thanks for stopping by, and happy crafting!

fredag den 13. september 2019

Stamping Bella / Bling it on!


Hello everyone!


This week Simon says stamp Wednesday challenge says Bling it on and asks to feature Stamping Bella. Well recently I have found a new love. Stamping Bella. And by now you know I love anything sparkly. So I had to join this one!


I stamped the image, colored with Copics and fuzzy cut the image.

Copics used:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000
Hair: E23, E25, E59
Dress + shoes + poppy: R29, R24, R22
Leaves: G28, G07
Hat: C3, C00
Apron: C3, C1, V17, V15, V12
Utensils: C3, C7, R20, R000
Rolling pin: E50, E21, E31, E23
Tray: C5, C1
Cake: YR27, YR23, Y21
Icing: R24, R22, R11
Cherry: RV69, RV29


For the background I inked a panel with Worn lipstick, Abandoned coral, Candied apple and Dusty concord oxide inks. I spritzed a few times with water and dried off the excess with a paper towel. After it dried I used the Newton's Nook Tumbling hearts stencil with Nuvo Plum spinel glimmer paste. How's that for bling?! I offset the stencil a bit and made sure to leave out some of the hearts for a fluttering look. I set it aside to dry.


After it dried I didn't like the look. The Dusty concord had seemed right, but was so wrong. I wanted to fix it, but because of the glimmer paste I couldn't blend the ink. In stead of starting over though, I stamped the Candied apple on an acrylic block and used only a couple of drops of water to dilute it. I then used a small paint brush to add to the panel. And I liked it much better!


After everything dried I popped up the image and stamped the sentiment from the set with Versafine Onyx black ink.

Thanks for stopping by, and happy crafting!

This card is entered into:
simon says stamp wednesday - Stamping Bella
simon says stamp monday - stamp it
a place to start - anything goes
crafty calendar - layers
polkadoodle - anything goes
seize the birthday - anything goes



torsdag den 12. september 2019

Let's drink to that!

Hello everyone!


Today I played with the Altenew Cube builder stencil, and since we are now well into autumn weather and getting closer to Halloween I thought I'd use those warm fun colors. They work for masculine cards, right?! So I used Spiced marmelade, Seedless preserves and Twisted citron Oxide inks.


I then added Ranger Opaque white texture paste through some of the Whimsy Formal lattice stencil. I left it to dry, but then realized that even though I had heat set the oxides trying to prevent "bleeding" into the texture paste, the color still seeped. And because I wanted a white opaque look I added WOW! opaque white embossing powder. The texture paste wasn't completely dry, so I managed to get sort of a white look.


I stamped and Copic colored a couple of images from the danish Three Scoops Øl skal der til stamp set and then fuzzy cut the images. I added white gelly roll pen details, Wink of stella and some liquid applique, which puffs up when heat setting it. I thought that was perfect for that draft foam.

Copics used:
Bottle: G29, G05, YG03, YG01
Glass: YR27, YR23, Y17, Y08, Y02, C7, C5, C3, C1


I popped up the images with craft foam and white heat embossed a danish sentiment from the same stamp set. It means "Another year older, that calls for a beer".

Thanks for stopping by, and happy crafting!

This card is entered into:
simon says challenge IG - capture fall
the male room challenge - autumn
crafty gals corner - fall colors
Simon says stamp monday - stamp it
fusion card challenge - autumn
inkspirational challenges - crop
aud sentiments - fall
cute card thursday - autumn
unicorn challenge - autumn
mmm challenge blog - shapes

fredag den 6. september 2019

MFT sketch challenge

Hello everyone!


I wanted to create a card for the new My favorite things sketch challenge and thought it was about time for me to start my Christmas card collection.
As always I tried to incorporate other challenges - the MFT color challenge (again), masking, sparkle and texture.


I cut a panel of Neenah cardstock to about 4,5x4,25 inches. I stamped a bear from the MFT Polar bear pals and colored it with copics. I also stamped the image on a Post-it and fuzzy cut it to mask the bear. From another Post-it I cut with a Nellie Snellen Multi frame circle die. I placed it centering the bear. I masked the rest of my panel as well and ink blended over the bear using Tumbled glass, Salty ocean and Chipped sapphire Distress inks. I diluted a drop of white acrylic paint with a bit of water and splattered it over the Distress ink.

Copics used:
B39, B69, B29, BG09, BG07, BG57, BG53
W3, W1, W0
C5, C3, C1


After it dried I removed the masks and replaced with the negative mask, the circle. Using the grid on my Tonic glass mat I adhered a strip of double sided tape to the top and bottom of the panel. I did not remove the backing. I then used the Creative Expressions Snow is falling stencil with Ranger opaque texture paste. After the texture paste had dried I placed the panel on a piece of computer paper and removed the tape backing. I then covered it with WOW! Santorini sparkles, folded over the paper and burnished the glitter in with my bonefolder.


I popped up the panel with craft foam for dimension and backed the panel with white cardstock. The sentiment is from MFT Merry everything and stamped with Salty ocean Oxide ink on white cardstock and popped up with foam squares.

That's it from me today, I hope you've been inspired!
Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting!

This card is entered into:

Guest designer for Digi Doodle Studios


Hi everyone!

Today I'm guest designing for Digi Doodle Studios




I used the adorable For the love of Dawn digi. 


I printed the image on Neenah cardstock and colored it with my Copics. I then used the largest Spellbinders Labels 23 die to die cut the image. I also used a white gelly roll pen and a Wink of stella clear sparkle pen for highlights.


I used the largest MFT Wonky stitched rectangle die to cut the pink cloudy patterned paper from Gummiapan. I popped up the image with craft foam and offset it.


I then die cut the My favorite things Friends die-namics and the heart from the MFT Paw prints. I ink blended them with Picked Raspberry Distress ink, and then came in with Black soot Distress ink for an ombre look. I popped them up, ran over them with Wink of stella clear sparkle and Nuvo glaze for a glossy look.


 Finally I added a sentiment from the Newton's Nook Woof pack. I white heat embossed it on black cardstock using WOW! Opaque bright white embossing powder.

Copics used:
Skin: E04, E31, E11, E00, RV23
Lips: RV25, RV21
Hair: E00, E21, E23, E25, E27
Dress, flower, flops, birdies: RV29, RV25, RV23, RV21, YR04, Y17, Y08, Y02
Flower, butterfly, bucket: BG07, BG05, BG1, Y17, Y08, Y02
Chair: E31, E34, E35, C5, BG01, B97
Book: C00, BG7, BG05, BG01
Big dog: W7, W5, W3, W1, C1
Hiding kitty: E29, E25, E09, E97
Dog w/bow: E59, E37, E34, 100, RV06, RV02
Sleeping dog: E49, E47, E44, E42, 100
Sitting kitty: C5, C3, C1, C00, RV00, RV02, B97, B93
Hanging kitty: YR27, YR23, YR21, C1, RV00, RV02
Sand: E50, E31, E34
Sky: BG000, B00


I hope you've been inspired! 
Thank you for stopping by, and happy crafting!

The card is entered into:
through the purple haze - furtastic

MFT Superstar Clean and Simple Genius

Hello everyone! Anyone who knows me know I don't often make cas cards. And I didn't completely stick to the definition #sorryno...