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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Swirly Bird For My Peeps

Sneak Peek

Thanks A Bunch treat bags for my "Peeps" attending June workshop.  Each little bag contains, what else...CHOCOLATE!

Stamps:  Stampin' Up Swirly Bird and Sprinkles of Life
Papers and Inks:  Stampin' Up Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo, and Sweet Sugarplum and Affectionately Yours DSP.

I adore this very versatile 24 piece stamp set with matching dies; bird, flowers, branches, leaves, kite, string, butterflies, nest, eggs, bow, flag, splatter, boat, sails, and the awesome adorable swirls.

I look forward to designing with all of the elements in this set.

Thanks for taking a peek.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Vintage Watercolor Blooms

Stamps:  Stampin' Up Helping Me Grow, French Foliage, Prima Doll stamp accessories, and Close To My Heart Sincere Expressions and Ink Blot.
I used an old Stampin' Up purple watercolor pencil for highlights and some splatter

Stamps:  Stampin' Up Birthday Blooms, French Foliage, Thinking of Father,  and Prima Doll accessories.

This card is for Heather Telford who posted her video tutorial "Vintage Watercolor" on splitcoaststamps.   I am very thankful to Heather for learning this technique.

Stamps:  Stampin' Up Helping Me Grow, Thinking of Father, French Foliage and an unknown bee stamp from a long ago children's foam stamp set.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


My third and final entry to the Vintage Watercolor technique over at splitcoaststampers.

Thank you Heather Telford for you awe inspiring technique video.  

Stamps used for this card:

Fun Stampers Journey Bird Sketch; Prima Doll Stamp accessories, Recollections Script, Stampin' Up French Foliage.

Inks:  Ranger Distress Ink Vintage Photo, Speedball Elegant Writer, Caran D'Ache Supracolor red and brown watercolor pencils

I had a wonderful time today in my studio playing with this technique, thank you for checking out my cards.

Dreaming of Paris

My second card for the Vintage Watercolor technique gallery over at splitcoaststampers.

I love this bird stamp "A New Day" from WPlus9 and thought that it was a good candidate for the Vintage Watercolor technique. I like the results, although not as much as my first card "Flying Home". 

Stamp sets used for this card:

Stampin' Up French Foliage, Postage Due and Thinking of Father (all retired).
Recollections, Script
WPlue9, a New Day


Ranger Distress Ink Vintage Photo
Speedball Elegant Writer, black
Caran D'Ache Supracolor watercolor pencils in brown and red

Card base is Recollections 110# vanilla card stock, cold press watercolor paper, Chocolate Chip

Stampin' Up postage stamp punch (retired).

Flying Home

This card is for the Vintage Watercolor Technique over at splitcoaststampers.

I used the following stamp sets to create my scene:

Stampin' Up, Bloomin' Beautiful (flower) and Choose Happiness (leaves).
Recollections, Script
Art Impressions, Birdhouses and Birds

Inks used:

Caran D'Arche Supracolor watercolor pencils in red and brown
Speedball Elegant Writer in black

Kuretake watercolor brush

Coldpressed Watercolor paper mounted onto Chocolate Chip and Vanilla 110# card stock