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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Online Card Class - Simply Watercolor - Card 3


My third card for class:


This time I used my Kuretake Gamsai Tambi watercolor paints. They are so creamy and nice to work with.

Thanks for coming by!

Online Card Class - Simply Watercolor - Card 2


My second card for class:


Again, I used my Koi watercolors and #4 round brush.

Thanks for coming by!

Online Card Class - Simply Watercolor - Card 1


I am participating in the Simply Watercolor class where we don't use any stamping - all hand done.

This is my first card:



I used my Koi Field Watercolor paints and a #4 round brush.

Thanks for coming by!

Thursday, June 28, 2018

STAMPlorations 5th Birthday Celebration - Featured Designer

This June, STAMPlorations turns FIVE and a full-on Birthday Bash Palooza is happening, with inspiration posts from the STAMPlorations DT members, CASE and Link-Up parties, prizes, sales, freebies, and more!



I am really enjoying being a part of the STAMPlorations family - as part of the CAS challenge team. 

Here, as well as at the STAMPlorations Blog, I'm sharing my top 3 favorite past projects along with three new projects.

Here are my three top past projects:


Using Flutterby ARTplorations stencil 




Using Happy Flowers ARTplorations stencil

Here are my new projects:




Using Winged Thingssentiment from Pocket Blooms




We want YOU to be part of the festivities!
Three options...do one, or two or, hopefully, all three!
  • Link up your wish list HERE for a chance to be one of five winners of $25 worth of products on your list.
  • Leave comments on this blog and on the designers’ blogs throughout the month for a chance to be one of five winners of a $25 gift certificate.
  • CASE any of my projects and/or any projects from this post and all the posts we’ll be publishing in June. 
  • Link Up your project(s) HERE for a chance to be one of five winners of a $50 gift certificate.
Now, your turn to get crafty, CASE projects and share with us!
CASEing, commenting, and linking up to the wishlist linky party end on July 3. Winners will be announced on July 10 on the STAMPlorations Blog. We're excited to see your beautiful projects fill the gallery.

Before you head to the full project post, check out the amazing June Promotions Shery's offering at the STAMPlorations Store:
  • $5 Birthday Bash Surprise Bags (while supplies last)
  • Freebie Days:  Every Wednesday to Sunday, all orders (no minimum) qualify for a free item (any in-stock 3×5 stamp or any word/phrase die up to $10 value)… PLUS… take an extra 20% OFF when you use this code: STAMPGIRLHARRIET
Have fun playing with us and thanks for coming by! 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

STAMPlorations May CAS Challenge - Things With Wings

We are midway through May and we are still celebrating Spring with STAMPlorations' challenge Things with Wings. 

The details:
  • Players can link up as many winged-themed CAS cards as they want as long as each card is in its own separate blog post
  • Non-STAMPlorations products are OK
  • Prizes: $15 for the winner voted by the design team; two randomly chosen winners of $5 GC

Here is another card example for the CAS Challenge:


I just received this CUTplorations Bloomtangle #2 Cover Plate die and I just love it.  I simply cut  white card stock and overlaid it on a piece of glitter patterned paper from Michaels. I added a 3D butterfly sticker from Lil' B Designs.  This literally took 5 minutes!

Here is another take with the same die:


This time I cut the glittery patterned paper with the die and adhered it to the black card stock. I added a 3D Lil' B Design humming bird sticker.

I hope you join us and thanks for coming by!

Thursday, May 3, 2018

STAMPlorations is Celebrating Spring: Things With Wings


This month all the challenges over on the STAMPlorations Blog has a theme of Things with Wings.  While the challenges will have separate linkies, you can enter 1 card multiple times! 


Create a Winged - Themed CAS card:



I used my favorite ARTplorations Stencil Flutterby as a stamp to create my card. Using gelatos I spread the color onto the stencil, spritzed with water and stamped it onto watercolor paper. I "smooshed" the color around before removing the stencil. To embellish the main butterfly I added some black rhinestones.

I hope you join us in one or more of the challenges this month. Also, all products in the Things with Wings category at STAMPlorations are 15% off - no coupon code needed!

Thanks for fluttering by!!


Monday, February 12, 2018

STAMPlorations - You & Me


STAMPlorations is celebrating a new stamp set You and Me.  I made a valentine card and a CAS wedding card:


For the valentine's card I embossed one of the main images with gold Zing embossing powder. I colored it in with my Zig Clean Color brush markers. I added a few star sequins, cut it out with a stitched rectangle die and mounted it to a white card base.


Using the You and Me set again, I created a CAS wedding card. I used a Sizzix embossing folder and embossed the front panel. I then stamped the Mr & Mrs with Candied Apple distress ink and mounted the panel onto a red card base.

Thanks for coming by!