Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Cats and More Cats




Just a simple card to make you smile.  This cutie uses the Crazy Cat Border with Cats and More Cats. Randomly colored with Chameleon Colored Pencils.
Have a great day!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Can't get enough of these birds!


Oh...these Watercolor Birds.  I just can't stop coloring them!  Today I used Chameleon Color Tone Colored Pencils. I made these for a Clean and Simple Challenge -- I just can't seem to make a much simpler card than this, I'm afraid!

The sentiment it Trust your Journey. I added it at the end. Thank goodness for the precision of my MISTI!

Have a happy day!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Last Chance to Save on May Stamps!


Today's card uses the Make Lemonade background with the Call the Girls stamp as a focal image. The background was colored with Distress Inks, and the glass was colored with Distress Markers, To add some pizzazz to my piece, I used Glossy Accenst to the glass and some of the lemons. It added a glossy finish in selected areas - the lemons almost look good enough to eat!

Today is the last day to save on the May 2017 New Release stamps! You don't want to miss out on the discount : ) Simply add any May Release stamp to your cart (including the two above) to receive 15% off.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Last stop on the TJ Blog Hop!

Welcome! Today is May 1st and that means New Stamps! Today the Technique Junkies Design Team is celebrating the release with a team blog hop to showcase the new stamps and provide some inspiration. This is the last stop on the hop; if you came here from Chris Dayton's blog, you are in the right place. If not, start at the TJ Design Team Blog, where Design Team Manager Jeanne Streiff kicks off the hop with a few beautiful pieces of art.  We have three great new designers joining us this month -- along with our wonderful existing crew of designers -- the artwork is  fresh and fabulous!

Remember that all the May 2017 Release stamps are 15% off through May 8th. Simply place any of the May stamps in your basket and the 15% discount will be deducted at checkout.

Here are a couple of pieces from me to help close out the hop:
 This first pieces uses the Last Breath stamp. I simply colored it using markers, then layered it over a piece of red cardstock that had been decorated using the Art Anthology Twilight Stencil with Silver  Gem Glimmer Paste to make the stars. 

The second piece uses Watercolor Birds. To create this, I spray Art Anthology Colorations in Patience, Plush and Ink Spot to make a colorful background. Then I  just used markers to color in the stamped areas. It is darker than it would be if I had not sprayed the background, but really pretty in person. The sentiment is from the Better at the Lake set (precious release).

I have more to show you later this month, but now it's time to shop! If you missed it, here are the links once again for the entire hop:

Design Team Blog: http://techniquejunkies.blogspot.com
Lanette Erickson: http://stacksofscraps.blogspot.com
Cheri Weston: http://stampnboomer.blogspot.com
Kathy Stacy: https://craftynurse4u.wordpress.com
Jeanne Streiff: http://inkypaws.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/
Ro Donner: http://rodonner.blogspot.com/
Beth Norman: http://www.sunflowers-dragonflies.ca
Judy Jackson: http://judysstampart.blogspot.com

Vicki Garrett: http://summerthymestudio.blogspot.com/
Giovana Smith: https://giovana-believe.blogspot.com/
Chris Dayton: http://www.cattalesandpapertrails.com/
Pat Huntoon: http://patstamps.blogspot.com

Thanks for stopping by today - I hope you were inspired, and I hope you love the new stamps...