Sunday, August 31, 2014

Diecut Backgrounds..

I love using dies, but I love to see how I can use dies beyond the intended way! Today's post will share two projects using dies to create a background pattern.

1. Use the Die'sire Essentials Just the Ticket to diecut rows of tickets. 

2. Continue to line up the die, run it through the diecutting machine until you fill the entire background with negative diecut images. Simply adhere the cardstock to your card blank and you have a great background. 

Crafters Companion Supplies Used:
Spectrum Noir (IG1, IG3, IG5, IG6, EB1, EB2, EB3, GB6)

On this next card I used the same idea except I positioned the die on a diagonal and offset each ticket as I diecut. 

Crafters Companion Supplies:
Die'sire Essentials Just the Ticket
Distress Ink 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Stampendous Butterfly Tune...

The Stampendous Design Team is bringing you butterfly collage inspiration this week! I struggle with collage. I just never know how much is too much. With Butterfly Tune the hard work is done for you! Love that!

Supplies Used:
Spectrum Noir (CT4, CT2, CG2, LG2, GB11)
Memento Ink
Clear Scrap Mascil
Dreamweavers Translucent Paste
washi tape

Stamp image twice.
Cut out extra butterfly.
Color images.
Spread Translucent Paste through stencil. Sprinkle glitter on while still wet. Tap off extra glitter.
Sprinkle Aged Bronze EP on image and heat from under.
Adhere cut out butterfly over butterfly image.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Create-A-Card Christmas Village...

I am quickly becoming addicted to diecutting! They're quick and can add just the perfect touch to your cards. The new Create-A-Card Dies from Die'sire Crafters Companion are big enough to be the card! They are elegant on their own without a lot of embellishment. I used a bit of Crafters Companion Spray and Sparkle on the background to give it some sparkle. 

Supplies Used: 
Crafters Companion (Spray and Sparkle)

Monday, August 25, 2014

Merry And Bright...

It's beginning to look like Christmas on my blog this week! Today's card features newest Crafters Companion Party Paws stamp Dear Santa

Supplies Used:

Party Paw (Dear Santa)
Spectrum Noir: IG1, IG8, DR4, DR7, BG10, EB6, TB1, CG2, CG4

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Clear Scrap and Imagine Craft Blog Hop Week...

Clear Scrap and Imagine Craft are teaming up to bring you a fabulous week of inspiration! 

1. Mask off center of XL Deco Shape with masking tape. 

2. Swipe StazOn ink from masking tape out to center of layout. Blot with Ink Blusher to blend ink. Spritz with alcohol to add splatter marks.

3. Before adding a new color add a layer of GlazOn to prevent the next layer of ink from reacting with the first layer.
4. Spray Wedding Dress irRESISTable over inked background.
5. Remove masking tape and add white cardstock to make background "pop".

6. Flip XL Deco shape over and add embossing paste using Star Mascil. Sprinkle with silver glitter while still wet.
7. Smoosh Electric Purple Radiant Ink on craft mat and dip pattern paper in to color. Add splatters of watered down ink to paper.
8. Adhere pattern paper, enamel dots, photo and stickers to layout.

Supplies Used:
Clear Scraps (XL Scallop Shape, Star Mascil)
Imagine Crafts (StazOn, GlazOn, Radiant Ink, irRESISTable)
MME pattern paper, stickers, embellishments

Saturday, August 23, 2014

With Love...

It is never too early to start crafting your Christmas cards! Crafters Companion has lots of adorable stamps to help you do that.

Supplies Used:
Mulberry Woods (Giving)
Sentimentals (Vintage Christmas-Family &  Friends)
Spectrum Noir markers (EB1, EB2, EB6, IG1, IG3, IG5, LG5, CG4, DR1, TB3, CT3, IB1)
Darice Embossing Folder (Picture Opening)

Friday, August 22, 2014

All that glitters is snow...

Today's card features the fabulous Crafters Companion Vintage Christmas Sentimental set Let It Snow and Stamp Its Falling Snow.

I love creating backgrounds with Distress Ink!

Supplies Used:

Sentimentals Vintage Christmas - Let it Snow
Stamp It- Falling Snow
Distress Ink (Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers, Faded Jeans)