lundi 15 octobre 2018

Monster Birthday


Hello everyone!
We have a new challenge at the Dream Factory! - This month's movie is

Happy Family

Monster, Frankenstein, werewolves, vampires are the keywords for this topic.




I do not have any stamp that could fit this theme, so I had to be creative! 
I dropped a few drops of ink on white paper and blew it with a straw.
I stuck googly eyes on each of the spots, and here they are! - Three cute little monsters. Aren't they?


I wish you a lot of fun with this challenge!
See you soon





Stamps: Sentiment, (Stampin'Up); Texture on the base card (Scrap Plaisir)
Inks: Vert Bambou, Rose Guimauve, Jaune Citron, (Scrap Plaisir);
Dies: Joy Crafts
Googly eyes, Black fine liner

samedi 13 octobre 2018

Christmas Greetings


Hello everyone!
Hard to believe that another week has passed!
Time really flies too fast .....and so it happens that I show you another Christmas card today!


I made this card is for the challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown.


This week, the keyword is "silver" and I was not stingy with it!
I stamped the background with tiny Christmas images and added some pearl pen dots to the berries. I stuck a piece of aluminum foil on white cardstock and embossed it. I cut a slightly larger piece of turquoise blue cardstock and stuck the embossed piece on it.
I die-cut a star of white corrugated cardboard and another of white cardstock.
I cut out a slightly smaller star from the corrugated cardboard star and another one from white cardstock.
I glued the big star frame to the big cardstock star. I stamped the sentiment on the little white star and stuck it in the star frame. Lastly I inserted thin blue wire between star and aluminum foil. 





Linking up with:
Allsort challenge blog - Christmas 


Stamps: Unknown
Inks: Onyx Black (Versafine); Smokey Slate (Stampin'Up);
Embossing: Action
Dies: Scrap Plaisir
Wire, Pearl pen, Corrugated cardboard,

lundi 8 octobre 2018

Merry Christmas


Hello everyone!
Yes, it got me! - here is another Christmas card.
I played with the sketch at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown


... and that's what came out!


I kept my card in a clean & simple style.
...So lucky, I found this circle die in my assortment and thought that it would fit very well! - The deer was just the right size and I liked it too.
The strip of patterned paper looked a bit too empty, so I added a die cut star border at each side.
The background is embossed with Pinewood Planks embossing folder (Stampin'Up).
To put the embossed part further forward, I stamped the edges of the base card with a texture stamp and gray ink.


Thanks for looking!




Stamps: Joyeux Noël and Texture (Scrap Plaisir);
Inks: Smoky Slate (Stampin'Up); Onyx Black (Versafine);
Dies: Circle (Scrap Plaisir); Stars (Action); Deer ???
Embossing: Stampin'Up

samedi 6 octobre 2018

Silent Night


Hello everyone!
Christmas is around the corner and I need to refresh my card stock!
Today I made a card for the Muse Christmas Visions challenge. - Once again I was inspired by Muse Cornelia and I really had fun to CASE her card!



Night falls and slowly it gets dark above the village.
...for the background, I've pretty much stuck to Cornelia's example - because it is soo beautiful! 😊
I colored the background with alcohol markers and then stamped the firs. I die-cut the village and replaced the windows of the houses and the church with colored cardstock. I added the stars with white gel pen. The sentiment is heat embossed.



Cornelia's card




Stamps: All Stampin'Up
Inks: Tranquil Tide and Whisper White (Stampin'Up); Alcohol markers
Dies: Stampin'Up
White gel pen


jeudi 4 octobre 2018

Under the mistletoe


Hello everyone.
I have to hurry because the challenge at  Christmas Cards Throwdown ends tomorrow!



I have used this stamp already here, but in a slightly different way. 
For this card I cut out the image after coloring and pasted it over the banner. 
The card is not embossed and the banner is different too.
I used my favorit coloring technic - scribbeling with felt-tip pens on an old CD and then use the ink with a water brush.

Have a nice day 




Stamps: All Stampin'Up
Inks: Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake (Stampin'Up); Onyx Black (Versafine);
Felt-tip pens, staples

lundi 1 octobre 2018

Thank You


Hello everyone!
Today I come with the new challenge of House of Cards. For this month, we selected beautiful colors and/or autumn flowers. (See the inspiration photo below)


I wanted to make a thank you card.

.. and here is what came out!

I started by making a flower but admit that I had no idea what I was going to do with it! - Pushed it from one corner to the other and could not figure out how to place her. I took a thin black strip and played with both, the strip and the flower. - Still no idea!
I added a silver strip to the black ...and I liked - a vague idea was born!
I added a bright yellow spot but found it was still too empty! .... a bit of embossing might be nice!?
Said and done! .... but before embossing, I stamped the big Thank You! - after I would surely have trouble! ;-)
To emboss I choose one of the embossing folders that I found at Action some time ago and then sponged the edges with grey ink .... I just loved the result !!
Now I was on the right track! The flower, as well as the stripes got their place.
Finally I stamped a tiny text on the top left - just to balance.


...Inspired? ....Want to join us? - We look forward to your creations!

Have fun!



Autumn Flowers and/or Colors
Image result for design seeds autumn




Stamps: Flower and Leaves (Stampin'Up); Tiny text and Sentiment (Action);
Embossing: Embossin folder (Action)
Rhinestones (for the stamens of the flower), Silver foil, black cardstock strip

dimanche 30 septembre 2018

Life is a wonderful adventure


Hello everyone!
Time to remember that we're half-way with our current challenge at the Dream Factory - which means you still have two weeks to entertain with little Heidi, or Peter and his goats, or just a mountain scenery.


... and that's exactly what I did, a mountain landscape.
Because, Heidi went to Frankfurt and Peter and his goats are untraceable! LOL 


I started painting mountains and pastures with watercolors. Then I added the sky, and in a slightly darker blue the lake which you can see through the firs at the bottom of the card.
The firs are stamped with Tranquil Tide ink, both from Stampin'Up. I added a little brown to the tree trunks, and some white gel on the mountain peaks - and three birds.
I fussy cut the saying, colored it and then stuck it on the card. 
(For the translation see the title of the post).

To watercolor, I generally use felt-tip pens with which I scribble on an old CD then use the ink with a water brush.


That's all for today. 
See you soon!





samedi 15 septembre 2018

Friendship


Hello everyone!
Not long ago, I won challenge # 19 at Do-Al (l) Kreatives with this card. And not only did I win a prize, but I was also invited to join their team for the current challenge as a guest designer! - Thank you so much Doris and Alex!!
The challenge is based on a bingo grid (see below) where you can choose several combinations, which is pretty cool!


For my part I chose the left column: Dies / Punches + Pink + Flowers

Here is what I created!


The flower consists of die cut hearts from patterned paper and a punched circle. The stem and the leaves are drawn with a black fineliner. The leaves are watercolored with green felt-tip pen. The saying and the text on the circle are from Stampin'Up. Before I stuck the flower panel on it, I stamped the edges of the white base card with black ink and a stamp from a grunge set by Scrap Plaisir.



Bingo




Stamps: Saying and text on the circle (Stampin'Up); Edges of the card (Scrap Plaisir);
Dies: Hearts (Scrap Plaisir);  Circle (Action)
Felt-tip pens, Patterned paper, 

Hollerädiri, Hollerodiri....


Hello everyone!
We have a new challenge at the Dream Factory! - This month's movie is

Heidi

Mountains, goats, friendships, girls, nature, rural life, family are the keywords for this topic.


Here's what I created.


To start I made the different masks that I needed for this scene - the girl, the animals and the tree trunk.
I stamped the girl, masked it and then stamped the animals. I added the masks of the animals and stamped the tree trunk. Next I added the mask of the tree trunk and then stamped the firs. While the masks were still in place, I sponged the background with sky blue ink and then removed all the masks.
I stamped the mushrooms, the snail and the rabbit and colored them with watercolors. I fussy cut them and stuck them to the scene after coloring the ground.
The girl and the other two animals are also watercolored.
I added the sentiment and glued the panel on a brown base card.

Hope you like it 
.....and have fun with the challenge!


Linked up with:
QKR Stampede - Anything Goes
Papercraft Challenges - Special Occasions


Stamps: Animals, mushrooms, tree trunk and firs (Stampin'Up); Girl (Magnolia); Sentiment (from the penny market)
Inks: Tranquil Tide, Soft Sky, Pear Pizzazz 5Stampin'Up)
Felt-tip pens

samedi 1 septembre 2018

Happy Birthday


Hello everyone!
We have a new challenge at House of Cards!
This time we have a Birthday Theme and/or Colors. (see the inspiration photo below)
You can use only the colors or just the topic ....but you can also combine both!! - I tried to use theme and colors...


...and that's what came out!


First I stuck lot of Washi tape all over my card and added a small strip of embossed paper and black Washi tape at the bottom. Then I stamped the word Happy Birthday and the macaroons. After coloring I fussy cut them and pasted them on the card. I cut the card a bit smaller than the white base card and stuck it on top of it. Voilà!

HAVE FUN!


Inspiration photo
Image result for design seeds birthday
Birthday Theme and/or Colors






Stamps: Sentiment (Stampin'Up); Macaroons (Scrap Plaisir)
Embossing: Action
Washi tape, Felt-tip pens


jeudi 30 août 2018

Don't Stop Music #2


Hello everyone!
It's me again, with a second card for the Dream Factory challenge reminder :)
You can see the first one here.




I protected the center of my card with a round punched piece of Washi tape. 
I laid plain paper - in whitch I first cut a hole, then I colored the round surface with black felt-tip pen - .... and added flowing black tracks at the bottom of the disk.
I traced dancers on transparent paper, copied them to the card with tracing paper and colored them in black. - I used the same technique for the words and the mouth! 
Grid and splashes are made with stamps.


Thanks for your visit  <3




Splashes (Stampin'Up and Scrap Plaisir); Grid (Kaisercraft)
Inks: Smoky Slate, Melon Mambo and Pumkin Pie (Stampin'Up); Grass Green (Color Box); 
Felt-tip pens 


Don't Stop Music


Hello everyone!
I would like to remind you of our current challenge at the Dream Factory. - This month's movie is

Save The Last Dance

The key words are:  
Music, Dancing, Love, Hip Hop, Ballet, America, Black & White.....



This time I made two cards...


For my first card I used a black card. I stamped the whole right side with Birthday Wishes. 
I added a piece of torn and aged note. The guitar is stamped three times, cut out and colored with different colors. The star is die-cut and scribbled with felt-tip pens. The "Don't Stop Music" is stuck with self-adhesive foam pads.


Do you want to join us? - You still have two weeks left!
The second card comes right away ;)




Stamps: All Stampin'Up except the note sheet stamp that I bought at the chip market
Inks: Whisper White (Stampin'Up) and Felt-tip pens
Dies: Scrap Plaisir


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