How to create an Angel Canvas with Emerald Creek embossing powders

Angel Canvas with Emerald Creek

I’m up on the Emerald Creek blog again as a guest designer. Today I prepared a slightly larger project using Emerald Creek embossing powder. I already was in love with them, but after I finished this project I am even more. Because this project is a little larger than my usual projects, I took a few more photos. You can click on them to enlarge them. I started by painting the ocean. Next up, the sunset. The first layer was just about getting paint onto the canvas. Second color, but no blending yet. I added the third color on top, …

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Video: Father’s Day wood panel with Emerald Creek

Father's Day wood panel with Emerald Creek

Hi everyone, I’m so excited about this post. Kim, the owner of Emerald Creek, contacted me and asked me if I want to create another project using her unique stamps and incredible embossing powders. Well, heck yeah! So here I am, sharing a Father’s Day wood panel with you. I used several embossing powders to create all the texture and love how it turned out. These powders always surprise me when they melt. But instead of describing the effects, I prepared a video for you showing all the details. Be prepared for some jaw dropping moments πŸ˜› For all you …

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Video: Fun with Strawberry Jude Stamps Awesome Memes Stamp and Copic Coloring

Strawberry Jude Stamps Awesome Memes with Copic coloring

Hello and welcome back to a whole lot more awesomeness. These two tea-sipping ladies from the Awesome Memes stamp set still crack me up and every time I look at them I have to giggle, lol. This time I wanted to use both of them, so I created a card with both facing each other and a fun dialog between them. I wanted the coloring to be simple and elegant, so I decided to use Copic markers. You can follow me along in my latest video: As you can see my coloring is rather simple. I’m not one of those …

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Video: Awesomeness Coming Your Way with Strawberry Jude Stamps

Awesomeness coming your way with Strawberry Jude Stamps

I just love fun and snarky stamps, so how could I say no to this awesome new stamp from Strawberry Jude stamps?! These ladies sipping their tea and all the awesomeness that comes with it is just, well, awesome πŸ˜€ I was in the mood for some fuzzy cutting (can you believe that?) and decided to create a paper doll with the new set. I had some Julie Nutting paper laying around, so it was easy to match the patterns and colors. You can follow the process in my video: I hope you enjoyed my quick video and feel snarky …

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Video: Guest Designing for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers – E is for Elegant

Elegant So Suzy Stamps for Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers

I can’t believe it! I’m guest designing for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers again πŸ™‚ Two weeks ago I was crowned Queen of Snark and all Queens are allowed to join the next challenge πŸ™‚ I have so much fun with the sisters, unbelievable. This challenge is E is for Elegant and I created a CAS card. Well, at least that’s the most CAS I can get, lol. While going through my stamps and waiting for the inspiration to hit I found that dress and immediately thought that it is perfect for this challenge. Because the sentiment that I picked …

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How to Create a Water Colored Bookmark with Strawberry Jude Stamps and Jane Davenport

Bookmarks using Strawberry Jude Stamps and Jane Davenport water colors

Welcome to my last guest project for Strawberry Jude Stamps. Today I decided to create a water colored bookmark using the gorgeous “Hello Sunflower” set and some new to me Jane Davenport water colors. I thought it might be more fun to watch me coloring this gorgeous sunflower than reading through a long description πŸ˜› So here it is. What do you think about my water colored bookmark? I thought the Jane Davenport water colors are really bright (hence the name πŸ˜› ). I love that the box is so small, so you can take it with you and not …

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Video: How to Use a Single Sunflower as a Focal Point with Strawberry Jude Stamps

Sunflower growing on a wall

Ooooh, I can’t even. This gorgeous sunflower was just released by Strawberry Jude Stamps and I had to use the sunflower as a focal point on my card. So I grabbed my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and started coloring the sunflower. Now I just had to find the perfect background, which I found with the new BoBunny paper “Life in Color”. I created this video tutorial for you to show you how I created my card. I hope you enjoyed my quick and simple card using this beautiful sunflower stamp from Strawberry Jude Stamps. The design team created …

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Guest Designing at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers – Green with Envy

Unity and So Suzy Stamps in watercolors

Squeeel!!! This week keeps getting better and better πŸ˜€ It started with birthday celebrations for my husband, later my guest post for FabScraps and now this, a guest post for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for the Green with Envy challenge πŸ˜€ I was crowned Queen of Snark during challenge #77 (finally someone realized that I’m a queen, LOL) and now I’m allowed to join this challenge as a guest designer. Woot, woot. When Sister Lindsey told me about the Green with Envy theme for this challenge I had to pull out my mermaid stamp from Unity. Because, who is …

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A Dream Come True – Guest Designing for FabScraps

Fab Scraps Call of the Wild Collection

I’m so excited about this post that I don’t even know where to start, LOL. FabScraps is one of my favorite brands. I love their chipboard pieces and paper and today I’m allowed to guest design for them, yay! I met Caitlin from FabScraps at Creativation and we got talking, so I showed her some of the projects I have created over the year. And guess what, she allowed me to prepare one as a guest designer using the new Call of the Wild collection. You have no idea how thrilled I am πŸ™‚ But before I get all sentimental, …

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Two “Simple” Cards – Guest Designing for Emerald Creek

Two simple cards with Emerald Creek and Ken Oliver Color Bursts

I’m so excited to be guest designing for Emerald Creek today and I’m so grateful for this opportunity. I met Kim at Creativation and after talking a bit I just asked her, if I could create a card with one of her amazing stamps. You should definitely take a look at her store, she has some super unique stamps, embossing powders and little gems. Because I liked the β€œsimple” stamp from Kelly Klapstein so much, I decided to create two cards with it. I just love that font and as you might know, I’m not a “simple” card kind a …

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