mardi 12 novembre 2019

DotMCC - Challenge #9 - Reminder


Hello everyone!

...did you already have an idea for our new challenge? 
Here is my second card as inspiration and to remind you to our 

Look for Circles Day 
on 



It must be the fun cows from Stampin'Up! - That was my thought for this birthday card! 
They look through the holes I punched out of the embossed panel. 
I watercolored the cows with felt-tip pens, fussy-cut and put them behind the circles, letting some parts stand out. 
The MOO is punched out of brown foam. 


I had a lot of fun creating this card and wish you just as much fun with our new challenge! 
Hope you find some time to play along! - You'll find all information on the Challenge Blog....


There is ALWAYS a reason to celebrate! 





Linked up with:
Crazy 4 Challenges - Add Texture
Addicted to CAS - Birthday
STAMPlorations - Anything CAS Goes with optional color twist: Any shade of brown
STAMPlorations - Stamps and Circles
Happy Little Stampers - Anything Goes option: Animals (I colored with water brush pen and felt-tip pens)

    

    

Stamps: Cows and sentiment (SU)
Inks: Onyx Black (Versafine), Versamark
Dies: MOO Letters (X-Cut)
Embossing: Sizzix
Felt-tip pens, white embossing powder, brown foam


samedi 9 novembre 2019

Joyeux Noël


Hello everyone!
Are your Christmas cards ready yet? No...?! There are only a few weeks left - take the opportunity and join us at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown! This week we want to see these two colors:

Purple & White



I started by smooshing alcohol inks on photo paper. As I didn't have purple, I made some mixes - poppyfield, mermaid and silver. I think it looks pretty purple! 
I die-cut two firs out of this paper and a third one out of white glitter paper, of which I only kept the edge.
Then I die-cut the sentiment out of purple cardstock and white glitter paper and glued them together with a slight shift - the main ingredients of my card were done.
I embossed a panel of white paper, added a ribbon at the bottom and glued the trees (one of them with foam pads) and the sentiment. The three small stars are the cut-outs from the big star of the sentiment.


Here a closer view of the shimmering colors on the glossy paper.
If you wish, click to enlage the photo.



Have fun with the colors!






Linked up with:
Christmas Kickstart - Snow (embossed snowflakes)
Ellibelle's Corner - Christmas/Holidays
The Holly and Ivy Christmas - Anything Christmas Goes
Unicorn Challenge - Christmas/Winter

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Inks: Poppyfield, Mermaid and Silver (Ranger Alcohol Ink Adirondack); 
Dies: Firs and sentiment (Scrap Plaisir);
Embossing: Sizzix
Ribbon


jeudi 7 novembre 2019

DotMCC-Challenge #9 - Look for Circles Day


Hello everyone!
Welcome to our 9th Day of the Month Card Club challenge! Our new theme is:

Look for Circles Day
Celebrated on November 2nd.

Look for Circles day is one of those days that gets you really observing the world in a new way. 
Keep your eyes open when you travel or walk, you will see, circles are everywhere! There are the obvious ones like the sun, the tires on the car, a record, a coffee cup or a button... and those that are less visible — the ripple of a raindrop or pebble dropped in a puddle, knots on trees, soap bubbles, the center of a flower.....



Many circles on this card - more than 50, if I counted right....
I sponged a small panel with Distress Oxide and splattered white and red ink on it. After drying, I fussy-cut the hand-drawn and watercolored flowers and stuck them on the panel. I drew the stems of the flowers and stamped the circles and the tiny leaves, into which I also drew very small circles. Finally I stamped the sentiment and drew a thin black line along the edges. I added an embossed panel between the image and the base card.



Have lots of fun with our new challenge!
.....I'm sure you'll see many more circles than usual from now on! 😉


There is ALWAYS a reason to celebrate! 






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Always Fun Challenge - Watercolors
Heart 2 Heart - Full Circle

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Stamps: The small circles of the upper left corner, lower right corner and right side are from Inkadinkado. I can't remember which manufacturer the other stamps are from.
Inks: Peacock Feathers and Wild Honey (Distress Oxide); 
Embossing: Sizzix
Felt-tip pens, red and white ink for the spatters, black fineliner

samedi 2 novembre 2019

Fröhliche Weihnacht...


Hello everyone!
It's cold, it's raining and the weather is so bad that you don't even want to take the dog out of the house - in other words, a fantastic weather for crafting!
That's perfect, because we have a new challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown and since it's the first Saturday of the month, it's a sketch!



Today I set my mind on using a design paper! - I have so much of this stuff and it always stays where it is - in the shelf!!
My God, what have I done! Design paper and me - we really don't go well together!
...and yet I have managed something let's say "acceptable"!
Now from the very beginning! First I tore the two fir trees out of a piece of paper that had been on my table for weeks. It was a failed attempt with a stencil and Distress Oxide inks for another project, but I can't throw anything away! The frame in the background is also something unfinished, and as I was in the recycling phase, it went straight to the new project.
I didn't want to squeeze the sentiment into the little tag and decided on a funny sticker. Below it a strip of Washi and a star, punched out of foam. The sentiment found its place in the upper part of the card!

Have fun with our sketch!!



November Sketch - 52CCT







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Avenue 613 - Scrap your Stash
Dragonfly Dreams - Christmas/Winter
Creative Sketchy Girls - Make a Christmas card
Pearly Sparkles - Christmas
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Stamps: Sentiment and stars (SU);
Inks: Onyx Black (Versafine); Cracked Pistachio and Salty Ocean (Ranger Distress Oxide);
Dies: Tag (Deco Time); Star (Scrap Plaisir);
Stencil: Craft Sensations
Sticker, Design paper 

mercredi 30 octobre 2019

Don't be afraid...


Hello everyone!
I would like to remind you of our current challenge at the Dream Factory!
Our movie theme this month is: 

The Little Witch
Witches, ravens, sorcery.... you know, it's Halloween!



I die-cut a circle and used it as a mask on my panel. I sponged the whole area with Fresh Fig and Pumkin Pie (Stampin'Up). I removed the masking and made some fog with the edge of an old credit card, a bit Fresh Fig and black ink. I stamped the branch, the owl, the tree, the leaves, the grave, the stone wall and the sentiment. Then it was the bird's (Katzelkraft) turn. To make it look like a raven, I colored it with black, gray and violet felt-tip pens and then fussy-cut it. I stuck it to the panel and put a spider in his beak. The owl is also colored with felt-tip pens. Finally I masked the moon again, splattered white ink on the panel and glued it on the base card.

Hope you like it!






Linked up with:
The Library Challenge - Harry Potter (inspired by the story)
Die Stempelküche - Wir Spinnen
Allsorts Challenge Blog - Make your own background no DP's
Daring Cardmakers - Make it Spooky
Crafty Gals Corner - Halloween Colors

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Stamps: Bird, tree, stone wall (Katzelkraft); grave, leaves and spider (Scrap Plaisir); branch (Artemio); Sentiment (Craft Sensations); Owl (was as a gift in a craft magazine)
Inks: Fresh Fig and Pumkin Pie (Stampin'Up); Onyx Black (Versafine); Nuit Blanche (Scrap Plaisir);
Felt-tip pens,

dimanche 27 octobre 2019

Be Brave!


Hello everyone!
Today I created just for myself, not for one of the challenges where I am a member of the design team. Look what has come out!



Well, do you like my pink Halloween card?

I did the background with Distress oxide Picked Raspberry and sponged the edges with Berry Burst and Fresh Fig (Stampin'Up). The two trees and the stone wall below are Katzelkraft stamps.  The stonewall is colored with Smokey Slate and Tranquil Tide (Stampin'Up). The cobweb, the cemetery, the falling leaves and the bat are from Scrap Plaisir. The two flying bats are made with a stencil I made myself. Before I stuck the label  with the sentiment on, I added a few black and white splashes. 
I like it ....and you?





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Stamps: The two trees, stone wall (Katzelkraft); cobweb, cemetery, falling leaves, bat (Scrap Plaisir); branch (Artemio); sentiment (Craft Sensations);
Inks: Picked Raspberry (Ranger Distress Oxide); Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, Smokey Slate and Tranquil Tide (Stampin'Up); Onyx Black (Versafine); Noir élégance and Nuit blanche for the splashes (Scrap Plaisir); 
Stencil: Tiny bats (stencil I made myself);

samedi 26 octobre 2019

It's a wonderful time


Hello everyone!
Oh my god, how time runs fast!!! We already have a new challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown. This week it's about Smooshing and we want to see that fun technique on your Christmas cards.

If you don't know this technique, you can watch these videos to learn it, it's really super easy!
Ink Smooshing Technique using Distress Inks
Smooshing with Inka Gold




The panel for the small background had been on my table for some time. It was made with Distress Oxide inks and a stencil from Craft Sensations - I thought it would fit well here!
I cut it to size, backed it with black paper and stamped a sentiment from Craft Sensations. 
I dit my smooshing with Tranquil Tide (Stampin'Up) and some gold pigments. After drying, I diecut the two firs and stuck them to the small panel. I added an embossed sheet between the small panel and the base card.


Happy smooshing!!!






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Stamps: Sentiment (Craft Sensations);
Inks: Tranquil Tide (Stampin'Up), Distess Oxide I think it was Mermaid Lagoon and Cracked Pistachio
Dies: Fir (Scrap Plaisir);
Embossing: Sizzix
Stencil: Craft Sensations
Gold pigments

jeudi 24 octobre 2019

A Special Day...


Hello everyone!
Today I have a little birthday card that has been waiting for so long to be shown!



The flower is punched from a piece of paper colored with Brushos. I inserted the cut pieces so that the flower doesn't look too empty. I glued it onto a piece of torn paper and stamped the sentiment. I stuck this on a panel embossed to a third and glued this to the base card. 



The card was accompanied by a few small surprise packs, full of useful things for our favourite hobby and to relax! ....and my lavender was still beautiful enough to make and add a few lavender spindles...





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Krafty Chicks - Gift Packaging or Tags
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Stamps: From the penny market
Inks: Onyx Black (Versafine); Brushos
Dies: Flower, hearts and label (Scrap Plaisir);
Embossing: Sizzix
Design paper, ribbon, lavender stems
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