You’ve Put a Spell on Me! Shaker Card!

 

 

OK, I’m a little addicted to the big shaker cards. These types of cards, for me, don’t take long and look very noticeable!

I stamped the witch and the frog (from the Best Witches stamp set) about 1/2″ from the bottom. I colored the bottom with the Crumb Cake Blend marker- I didn’t want them to look like they were floating if the sequins weren’t there. The witch was stamped with Memento ink and colored with Blends: Fresh Freesia, Granny Apple Green, Bronze (for her broom), SU800 (Medium Light) for her skin tone, and MD300 (Medium Dark) for her hair. The frog was stamped with Granny Apple and colored with the light Granny Apple Blends.

Using the Stamparatus, I stamped the spiders (from the Betwitching stamp set) all across the top.

The gingham paper is from the Gingham Cottage DSP.

The sentiment is from the Best Witches stamp set. I stamped on Basic White, then used the Stylish Shapes dies to die cut.

For the sequins, I used the green from the For Everything Sequins and I also used the Sparkle & Shine Sequins.

The ribbon is the White Glittered Organdy Ribbon.

Here’s my video on how to make these shaker cards:

 

 

Here’s my post on the candy cane card:

 

A BIG Shaker Card! Video!

 

Easy card! Here’s everything I used:

 

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Gnomes in Snow!

 

I don’t make a lot of cards that have snow- I’m in Florida! We don’t get snow! But, a few cards with snow are required!

This was a card we made in my first Holiday Cards class this year. I used to have a Holiday card class every month from June-November in my home town. When we moved, I didn’t make cards for a while until about 3 years ago. I’ve had holiday classes the last 3 years, but this year I decided to try and have one a month from June-November. So far it’s working!

I die cut the gnomes and the mushroom from the DSP. The foxes I fussy cut. The background paper is also the DSP.

I die cut two pieces of Basic White cardstock with the Gingerbread dies to make the hills. After I die cut them, I thought using the Painted Texture embossing folder would make them look like snow.

After arranging all the gnomes and foxes and gluing them down, I then added some of the white Pearlized Enamel on the showing edges of the snow hills.

The sentiment is from the gnomes stamp set. I die cut it with Stylish Shape dies.

Here’s everything I used!

 

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Watercolor Techniques #2- VIDEO!

Here’s my second post and video of watercolor techniques!  These three cards use different techniques than the other 3 I showed a few days ago.

 

Here’s my video!

 

 

Here’s the cards I showed with all the products used:

 

I love this bright card.

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I love coloring embossing folders. With watercolor, you color after embossing.

 

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I love apple stamps. All fruit stamps.

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Here’s a PDF of Watercolor Techniques. You can also see other instructions on the right side (from a computer) or on the bottom (from a phone).

If you want to see the other three, here’s a link to that post and video:

Watercolor Techniques #1

 

Watercolor Techniques #1- Video!

 

This month, Stampin’ Up is having World Watercolor month! I absolutely love watercoloring. There are tons of ways to do it, so I’m going to show you 7 different ways. The video and this post has 3 ways with 3 cards. The next one will have the other 4 ways with 3 cards.- I’ll post that in a few days.

 

Here’s the video for today:

 

Here’s the cards I showed in my video and all the products I used:

 

 

An easy card! I watercolored the daises in about two minutes. The grass is from the Palms dies. The background paper you can only get with hostess rewards! There is a TON of paper!!

 

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This is one of my favorites. You could do this technique with lots of stamps!

 

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This card is very simple- but I love the way it came out. You could make so many backgrounds with this technique.

 

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