Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Celebrate blue postcard

Celebrate blue! I created a postcard not using just one shade of blue, but different kinds of blues and mixed media. I knew that I wanted to add an image to this postcard. My choice is a Penny blossom digital image. I used finecolour markers to colour the image.

I adhered a page from a magazine to the base of the postcard (card board). Then I added a layer of acrylic paint to the base. I added dimension to this base using stencils and modelling paste.

Postcard recipe:
card board ~ recycled packaging 4x6"
page from magazine
folkart acrylic paint ~ blue ribbon
hobby line acrylic paint ~ cobalt blue
acrylic paint ~ light blue
tim holtz distress stain ~ weathered wood, broken china
digital image ~ penny blossom
finecolour markers
copic markers
washi tape

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Another owl atc

ATC recipe:
card board ~ recycle
kraft card stock
luminarte h2o ~ cedar wood, sweet alfalafa, boysenberry
luminarte h2o ~ rose gold, blue zircon, love struck, blue, bayou
faber castel multiliner ~ black, brown
zig calligraphy chalk pastel ~ green
studio g fineliner n~ dark brown

ATC with a heart

I created the background by adding nupastel with my fingers randomly on the card stock. Then I randomly drawn lines on the base card stock. The heart is cut by hand out of card stock. To finish the base of my ATC I went through the borders of the ATC with a su marker. I finally stamped the back with an ATC rubber stamp with an orange ink pad to be used to write additional ATC information.

I wanted to add a contrast colour and I choose orange. So I painted the heart with orange acrylic paint. I distressed the border with black ink. I adhered the heart to the ATC back ground using foam tape for a nice 3-D effect;))

ATC recipe:
card stock ~ white
prismacolor premier nupastel ~ purple, red, green
tim holtz distress paint ~ spiced marmalade
acrylic paint ~ orange
embossing powder ~ black
rubber stamp by boefje
versamark watermark stamp pad
su stampin' pad ~ only orange
su stampin' write marker ~ only orange
ranger archivalink ~ jet black

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Add a flower or flowers ~ redone

Something went wrong with my first attempt and I decided to use the good card stock and safe as much card stock as I can. That gave me the chance to create a second flower card;)

inside card

matching envelope

card stock ~ burgundy
paper black
designer card stock
hema postcard card stock
rubbernecker rubber stamps ~ flower
acrylic stamp ~ border, small flower
su stampin' pad ~ rich razzleberry
su stampin' pad ~ old olive
ctmh exclusive inks ~ clover meadow
ctmh exclusive inks ~ petal

Add a flower or flowers

I enjoy Spring and Spring has sprung! And I love how flowers bloom^-^
I saw a card with more or less the same colour combination on pinterest. I like the colour combination and decided to make my own version.

inside of the card

a matching envie

Card recipe:
card stock ~ burgundy
hema postcard card stock
paper black
rubbernecker rubber stamps ~ flower
acrylic stamp ~ border, small flower
su stampin' pad ~ rich razzleberry
su stampin' pad ~ old olive
ctmh exclusive inks ~ clover meadow
ctmh exclusive inks ~ petal

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Adult colouring postcard #51

Using finecolour markers.

Kissing technique

I took a solid image stamp (vintage shoe) and inked it up with a very light color (ctmh exclusive inks ~ juniper), just as the swap described. I inked up the background or textured stamp with a darker ink, su stampin' pad ~ lost lagoon. After that I pressed both rubber stamps together; that is the kissing....LOL. I didn't rubbed them together, I easily pressed them together, gently kissing:)

I finally stamped the solid image stamp on the base, which is white card stock. And this ... is how my ATC turned out.

card board
hema card stock ~ postcard
ctmh exclusive inks ~ baby pink
su stampin' pad ~ lost lagoon
viva las vegas rubber stamp ~ vintage shoe
rubbernecker background rubber stamp ~ background stamp
ATC rubber stamp

Orange postcard

Celebrate orange!

card board ~ recycled package
magazine cuttings
acrylic paint dabber ~ orange
tim holtz distress paint dabber ~ spiced marmalade
rubber stamp ~ postcard
su classic stampin' pad ~ only orange
ctmh exclusive inks ~ desert sand

Handmade colouring book postcard

Not everyone has those fancy store bought colouring book postcards So here a chance to make my own. I printed the image on regular printer paper, cut it and adhered it on card board. Then I noticed that I cut too much of the printer paper. As a solution I added decomache at the bottom of the postcard. With that, the postcard has a nice look;) The greeting is a finishing touch on this handmade postcard:)) I like it!

card board ~ recycled
hema postcard ~ greeting
printer paper ~ white
santoro gorjuss decomache
sweetpea rubber stamp ~ greeting
acrylic stamp ~ greeting
ctmh exclusive inks ~ desert sand
ctmh exclusive inks ~ hydrangea
twin markers
at you spica gel pen ~ sky blue

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Person happy mail ~ flat item

Flat item for the person happy mail.

Card recipe:
kraft card stock
whiff of joy rubber stamp
ctmh exclusive inks ~ juniper
copic markers
cutting dies

Person happy mail ~ stamped

Here you see the stamped the envelopes.
envie #1

envie #2

envie #3

envie #4

acrylic paints (matt)

paper ~ black
envelopes ~ recycled
different rubber stamps
stazon solvent ink pad ~ yet black
stazon solvent ink pad ~ opaque cotton white

Art Journal Page

June art journal page ~ 8.5 x 11"

theme: Bugged out ... doodling when bugged:)

card board ~  recycled
designer envelope ~ recycled
designer tissue paper ~ recycled
golden gel medium ~ matte, regular
acrylic paints
faber castell pitt artist pen ~ big brush
faber castell pitt artist pen ~ fine, medium, brush
alcohol markers
prismacolor premier verithin pencils
prismacolor premier colored pencils

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Gears ATC

Here I've created an ATC with gears on it. These gears are made with paper and card stock using my cricut expression, the Artiste cartridge and CCR.

Card recipe:
recycled received photo
embossed card stock
paper ~ black
Artiste cartridge
docrafts papermania square urban stamps ~ chronology
ATC card information rubber stamp
versamark watermark stamp pad
tim holtz distress powder ~ vintage photo
ranger archival ink ~ yet black
ctmh exclusive inks ~ desert sand
su stampin' pad ~ chocolate chip
washi tape ~ gear

Adult colouring postcard #50

Used watercolour pencils.

Sunday, June 4, 2017


To create an ATC with an owl, any artistic medium allowed. I went for cute owls and colouring with prisma verithin pencils and fine colour markers. I used a couple of rubbernecker rubber stamps for the background.

kraft card stock ~ recycled package
rubbernecker rubber stamps
craft sensations clear stamps ~ owls
ATC card rubber stamp
ctmh exclusive inks ~ grey wool, desert sand
fine colour markers ~ 168 brown, 247 dark brown, 140 red, 260, 262, 270, 271, 272 grey, 273 dark grey137, 216 pink, 1, 2 yellow, 83, 86, 87
memento tuxedo black ink pad
brother scan n cut

June 2017 handmade notecard swap

The stamp image that I used here was meant for the Card making challenge #39. Unfortunately this image was a little bit too big and I had to look for another stamp image. All went well:))

I already had adhered this image to salmon card stock. So to use the image I created this card in the same colour range for the June 2017 handmade notecard swap.

card base ~ 5 1/2 x 4 1/8
card base layer ~ 5 1/4 x 3 3/4
three layers ~ 3 1/4 x 1 1/2
top layer (stamped image) ~ 2 1/8 x 3

card stock ~ salmon orange
designer card stock ~ recycled package
designer papers
cutting die ~ corner
whiff of joy rubber stamp
memento tuxedo black ink
copic markers
decorative pearls