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Surviving Zombies

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just wanted to share a couple of cards that I made this weekend with the Surviving Zombies stamp set from Kindred Stamps.

This birthday card! Here are a couple of other views.

And this Valentine card!

Thanks for looking! πŸ§Ÿβ€β™‚οΈπŸ§Ÿβ€β™€οΈ

Challenges entered

https://ttcrd.blogspot.com/2019/01/ttcrd-anything-goes-challenge-week-15th.html

http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.com/2019/01/challenge-160.html

https://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com/2019/01/food-and-drink.html

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A Horror-ific Birthday!

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Have I ever shared my love of Kindred Stamps with you? I am a huge pop culture lover and their stamps fulfil my need for all things nerdy! Over the Winter break I coloured numerous images with my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.

I purchased and downloaded the digital image from Kindred Stamps and used the newer stamp set “The Horror” for the sentiments.

My youngest son is obsessed with a certain creepy clown although he hasn’t actually seen the movie this character is inspired by (& likely won’t until he is an adultπŸ˜‚). This is the birthday card that I have made for him even though his birthday is a few months off yet.

I thought that this creepy guy would suit some old DCWV patterned cardstock that I had in my stash, stock. I stamped the sentiment with CTMH ink and Stazon red ink. I added the images with a few pop dots for dimension.

Here is the completed card!

I also whipped together a quick Valentine using the same 2 sets!

As you can see I also coloured a few other characters, not quite sure where they will take me yet but I will share the final project when completed.

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Christmas Mouse-Stamprints

Wow! It has been a while but I am back with a new project using an adorable image from Stamprints. This image is called Christmas Mouse and is found at Stamprints Etsy or check it out here on the Stamprints Blog.

I coloured the mouse image with Spectrum Noir markers. The background paper & cardstock is from Recollections. I decided to make a shaker style card and used some miscellaneous sequins and snowflake confetti. The believe sticker was in my December SCT Sampler and was provided by SCT.

Here is the whole card!

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Pumpkin Time-Stamprints

For my October creation using Stamprints images I have chosen the pumpkin. This image is cute and works perfectly for Thanksgiving, Halloween or just autumn in general.

You can find this image at Stamprints Etsy. You can see more wonderful images and projects on the Stamprints Blog.

I started by printing the image and colouring it with my Prismacolor pencils. I tried to layer the colours to give the pumpkin some depth.

I decided to make this card a versatile card by just putting a cute “Happy” diecut. I think it could be used for Thanksgiving or Halloween.

I found some burlap style paper that I was excited to incorporate into my autumn-ish project! Here is the completed card.

Thanks for looking!

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Shrinky Dink Earrings!

My boys and I are really into pop culture! I think that this shared love of pop culture puts me in the parenting win column but the I realized that I have at least one fail as a parent! This was realized tonight when my youngest asked me what I was making. My boys often see me creating projects for various design teams, gifts or for personal use but I guess I have never made anything with Shinky Dinks in front of them! I combined my love of pop culture, making jewelry and colouring to make Shrinky Dink earrings!!

I started by stamping my chosen Kindred Stamps onto Shrinky Dink film with my Momento ink. I let it dry for a few minutes and then coloured my images with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. Once my colouring was dry I cut out the stamped image and left a bit of space at the top so that I could punch a hole into the plastic. That would be where I attach the earring hook or jump ring if used. I then used my heat gun to shrink.

The weird thing with Shrinky Dinks is that they always look bad before they look good! The above picture is during the shrinking process. Notice it looks twisted and not very nice. After heating a little longer you get the finished product.

Here is a picture of the Shrinky Dinks before and after the shrinking process.

You will notice that after shrinking the colours look a bit more concentrated so keep that in mind when choosing your colours.

This particular stamp shrinks to a nice size to be used as earrings or a necklace pendant.

Here are the completed earrings! I love how this turned out and now I have a sweet pair of earrings to wear in October. 😊

Products used:

Clear Shrinky Dink plastic

Momento ink pad

Spectrum Noir markers available at Scrapbook.com (affiliate link)

Kindred Stamps -Holidays Are A Nightmare << referral link 😊

Earring hooks or jump ring if making a necklace pendant

Pliers

Heat gun

So what do you think?

crafts, design team, dollar store crafts, Stamprints, Uncategorized

Rose Mackintosh on Canvas For Stamprint

I just realized that we are at the tail end of September. The month has been flying by and I have been so busy that I have’t done very much crafting. I did colour a few images here and there starting with this gorgeous image from Stamprints . You can find the image at Stamprints Etsy

I printed the Rose Mackintosh image 4 to a page and coloured them with Spectrum Noir and Chameleon markers. I decided to try different hair and skin tones and was originally going to make a series of cards but when I found some 4×6 canvases at the dollar store I decided to go that route. I used a red and black acrylic paint to create a drippy effect and left it to dry for a few days. Since I had coloured some of the small details on the image a golden colour, I wanted to add a bit of gold to the canvas as well. I achieved this with a Vicki Boutin gold glaze. I originally added a few streaks with a paint brush but ended up rubbing it on with a cloth. I let it dry a couple of days.

I used a dollar store stencil and some Heidi Swapp texture paint to create a bit of dimension. I laid it on pretty thick. Again I let it dry for a few days.

I cut the coloured Stamprints images to the desired shape and attached using a glossy ModPodge, and dried over night.

The last step of my mini canvases was to stamp my sentiments. I used 2 different stamps from Kraftin Kimmie, stamped onto regular paper. I tore the stamped sentiments to give then a bit more texture and then Mod Podged those as well.

Here are the completed canvases! I am quite happy with how it turned out. Next time I think I will lay my image down before the texture paint.

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Lily Fairy-Stamprints

Back again with another project made for Stamprints!

You can find this lovely image at Stamprints Etsy. See more from Stamprints on the blog Stamprints Blog.

Supply List

I used Prismacolor Color pencils to colour the image.

Paper/cardstock-Amy Tangerine

Ephemera-Amy Tangerine

Thicker Alphabets-American Crafts

Stickles glitter glue on wings.

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Published Again

I am so excited to share my news with all of you! For the second time this year I have had a project published in Creative Scrapbooker Magazine. You can find my project in the Fall 2018 edition!

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July Mouse-Creative Moments Challenge #146

I am back with one last project made for the Creative Moments Challenge Blog.

This week the challenge is SUMMER.

My sponsor for this weeks challenge is Rick St Dennis.

There are so many images and colouring pages to pick from so it was a hard to decision but since the theme was summer I chose the Helen’s Mice July digital stamp image!

Here is my finished project!

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Sew Happy-Stamprints

I thought that I would try a different style of digital image this month so I picked a lovely digital stamp set! I used several of the images for the Sew Happy set on a card.

I coloured the images with my Prismacolor pencils and fussy cut around the images.

And here is my card in its entirety!

Supplies used:

Digital image-Stamprints

Prismacolor pencils

Patterned paper and tassel bow-Pinkfresh Studio

Miscellaneous gold sequins and lace ribbon

You can find these images and so many more at

Stamprints Etsy

Stamprints Blog