Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Doll Tag

This tag was made using one of the mixed media doll stamps from Julie Nutting. I covered the tag with DCWV paper then added Stampendous aged embossing enamel to  all the edges. I used the same enamel on the stamped image at the top of the tag.
The flowers were made using a scalloped circle punch.
The doll was stamped  twice on cream card stock then fussy cut. On the skirt I used a small doily stamp and clear embossing powder, then I added distress inks to add color. The embossed areas did not take on the color and that created the pattern on the skirt. I used foam adhesive to add the skirt to the doll and to attach the doll on the tag.

Easel Card

Here is a quick easel card I  made last night.

I used alcohol markers on the image... I am new at this but I think the result was ok.The image is from Penny Black's Mimi's loves and the sentiment is Stampendous Spanish Greetings.
I used my Spellbinders labels 20 dies to create a mat for my image then made some flowers to embellish the card.  I also added some small butterflies, some flat back pearls and some ribbon. The bow is what keeps the card upright. I finished it by  adding the sentiment with some foam adhesive.


The base is a 5x10 piece of card. I used my Scor pal and scored at 5 then at 7.5 inches and folded. To this I added a 5x5 piece of card then I embellished.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Altered Tin

I am trying to get my craft space organized and I decided to re-cycle some empty cookie tins. I started by mixing a small amount of paint with some gesso and painting the tin. I found some white lace, colored it with my inks and added it to the box using tacky glue.
On the lid I used a doily stencil and some modeling paste. After it was dry I added color with distress ink and added some shimmer  with Peal Ex powders.
For the flowers I used dies from Spellbinders and Tim Holtz tattered Florals .  They were made using cream card stock and I added the color using inks and home made glimmer mists. I added some seed beads to the centers of the flowers and made the small  bead spray.
The small butterfly is a sticker. I added a piece of clear plastic, cut around it then added pink color. I finished the box by adding some pink bling around the lid and the bottom.
I had so much fun that I am working on a second one. They just remind me of spring.