October 20, 2017

Haunted House | Unboxing Chapter 4 dies | Sizzix Lifestyle | Video

Does this Haunted House look scary? I think it's kinda cute! :) This spooky thinlit die is by Tim Holtz's Halloween Collection called Haunted House. I have two more spooky cards on my blog made using Tim's collection, you can check them HERE and HERE.

Card Project Details

I started by die-cutting the Haunted House die out of Black Card Stock by running through the Big Shot Express machine. Along with that I also die-cut the Moon out of yellow and Bats out of black card stocks

I placed the yellow card stock behind the windows and doors of the haunted house just to mimic the lights were on in the house.

Do you like what I did to the sky? To add more spookiness to the background, I dabbed Picket Fence Distress paint over the main black card base and smudged the paint with my fingers. That created an interesting sky! :)

Next, I adhered the house, moon and the bats with foam and glue. I added black wink of stella to the bats and clear wink of the stella to the windows and doors.

Finally I wrapped a white twine and finished the card with a sentiment strip. That sentiment was from A Muse Studio.

Here I have created a video for you showcasing the Chapter 4 goodies, Latest Halloween Dies by Timholtz and the card I made I using Haunted House Die. Enjoy! :)

Tim Holtz's Halloween Dies

October 19, 2017

Thankful Card | Cherrylana Designs

Hello! This card was featured up on Cherrylana Designs Blog. I did want to experiment water coloring on Kraft card stock for a very long time and finally I was able to do that. I was very much happy with the result because the card turned out the way I wanted!

Card Project Details

I started by stamping the floral cluster image from Thankful Stamp set from Cherrylana with Archival Jet Black ink on a medium sized Kraft card stock. This Kraft card stock is by A Muse Studio. I love all the texture going on through it. I water colored all the images with Faber Castell Water Color Pencils.

Once I am happy with the coloring I stamped the sentiment at the bottom edge of my card with the same black ink. By the way the sentiment was also from the same Thankful set.

Later I added some droplets of white paint - Picket Fence Distress dauber with a paint brush over the kraft card stock and adhered the kraft panel over the main card base. :)

October 17, 2017

Pumpkin | Sizzix Lifestyle | Video

Hello everyone! This is one long due post made for Sizzix Lifestyle. If you follow me you know me that I've fallen in love for Mixed Media. The fun part about this card was 'turning those oval framelit dies into a Pumpkin'.

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Card Project Details

I started by die-cutting all the dies from Cansan Montval Water Color Paper and water colored them with Distress Inks. Leaves - Festive Berries, Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade and Mustard Seed. Pumpkin - Spiced Marmalade and Festive Berries. Once the die-cuts were dry I applied Vintage Photo Distress Ink along the edges to enhance the details. I also hand drew the stem and colored with Peeled Paint and Vintage Photo Distress Inks.

I ink smooshed the Kraft Card Stock with Vintage Photo and ran it through the Big Shot Machine along with Woodgrain Embossing Folder. I inked up the embossing folder with Vintage Photo and Black Soot Distress Ink for some extra interest. 

Then I adhered all the die-cuts as shown above. To add more depth to the card, I added splashes of white - Picket Fence and gold - Egyptian Gold paints with a paint brush. I also added Star Dust Stickles here and there for the sparkly effect. Finally finished the card with a sentiment and foam mounted the panel over the main card base.

I have filmed a video for you, Enjoy! :)

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September 29, 2017

September 26, 2017

Trick or Treat | Sizzix Lifestyle

Hello everyone! I am into a kind of Mixed Media and Vintagy mode lately and I don't know why! ? Anything grungy is attracting me. I am dreaming of those colors. May be, I guess that's the spirit of Halloween! LOL! So I am here with a kind of grungy card made for Sizzix Lifestyle with the brand new Halloween dies collection by TimHoltz called Trick or Treat.

Project Details

I started my card design by ink blending the Canson Montval Water Color Paper with Antique Linen and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink and added splatters of water for some awesome look. Next I die-cut all the images from Trick or Treat set through Big Shot Express Machine.

I used Brown, Orange and Black colored cardstocks for my die-cuts and adhered them over the card panel. Once I am happy with the placement I applied Star Dust Stickles here and there onto the die-cut images.

Finally I adhered the card panel over the main card base. This is not an A2 card, it's a kind of long top folding card ;)

Big Shot Express Machine 
Trick or Treat

Be Inspired Halloween

You can download these beautiful spooky Halloween papers for free HERE

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