Video: Create your own floral background with So Suzy Stamps

So Suzy Stamps with Jane Davenport water colors

Happy Mother’s Day everyone. I bet we are all mothers of some sort, for example I’m the mother of a little fur bay, the mother of dragons (I have gazillion plush dragons) and mother of my own ideas (yikes, cheesy… LOL). For this special occasion I had to create something with flowers and such. I love watching all these videos were someone is heat embossing a floral background and then water coloring it. If you follow The Ton you have definitely seen it. I don’t have a floral background stamp, so I made my own (and will never do it …

CONTINUE READING

How to create leaves on vellum with So Suzy Stamps

So Suzy Stamps Leaves on vellum

I’m still in aaaw with Olesya’s amazing designs. She’s so creative and it’s great to be able to play with her art. Today I used her Open Leaves design to create leaves on vellum. I started by blending Distress Inks onto the background. Normally I use orange and red colors, but this time I forced myself to a different combination πŸ˜› I used the Ranger blending tool and went back and forth with the different colors till they looked nice and blended. Then I die cut the piece with a stitched rectangle die and splattered some water and some sparkle …

CONTINUE READING

AAA Cards Challenge #89 Bright and Beautiful Sponsored by So Suzy Stamps

AAA card challenge sponsored by So Suzy Stamps

So Suzy Stamps is sponsoring this weeks AAA card challenge. How exciting πŸ™‚ There’s just one problem – I don’t do CAS style cards πŸ˜› The good thing is that the new So Suzy Stamps release is so pretty even without any extras, so it was rather easy for me to overcome my little problem. I started by inking up the first swan with the Tiki Torch and Tutti Frutti, both Catherine Pooler inks. I wanted to create an ombre effect, so I inked up one half with one color and the other half with the other. I overlapped them …

CONTINUE READING

Water Lilies in Water Colors with So Suzy Stamps

So Suzy Stamps water lilies in water colors

Welcome to a new blog post for So Suzy Stamps. The new stamps were just released and I’m in love! Did you know that some of them were designed by our very own Olesya? Amazing, isn’t it? Today I was in the mood for some water coloring, again πŸ˜› These stamps just look so stunning in water colors. I started by coloring the blossom stamp with my Zig markers. After the stamp was really saturated I stamped directly onto the water color paper. Because the Zig markers are water soluble, I was able to move the color with a water …

CONTINUE READING

So Suzy Stamps April Release – Love is All Around

So Suzy Stamps April Release

We have another celebration, woohoo!!! So Suzy Stamps is now 3 years old. It’s already able to walk, spoke its first word and left the first Crayon marks on our walls. What an amazing time we have. As part of our birthday celebrations we want to introduce you to the new release. And there is something very special about it. Our very own Olesya designed them. Isn’t she amazing? So much talent, wow. That’s why I’m extra excited to show you what I created with them. I started by stamping the flower several times onto water color paper. I knew …

CONTINUE READING

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 …

CONTINUE READING

Video: My First Galaxy Sky Background with So Suzy Stamps

Galaxy Sky Background with So Suzy Stamps

I got inspired by Justine’s amazing astronaut card and her galaxy sky background. I have never tried it before, because I thought it’s too difficult. After watching her creating this cute card, I just had to try it and I’m glad I did. It’s not the prettiest galaxy sky background in the world, but I tried something new πŸ˜€ I also let the camera run while inking everything. Enjoy! What do you think about the Nuvo embossing powder? Is that neat or what? πŸ™‚ Don’t forget that So Suzy is celebrating her birthday. That means you get special treatment this …

CONTINUE READING

The Queen of Snark Needs You to Protect the Crown

Snarky Card with So Suzy Stamps and Distress Ink, Distress Oxide

With this post I declare snark war. Miss Suzanne is trying to steal my crown, MY CROWN… Can you believe it?! I’m the Queen of Snark and no one messes with me. That’s why I’m calling all snarky ladies (and man, a male Queen of Snark would indeed be silly) to help me protecting Snarkland! I’m willing to share my crown with anyone, just to ensure she’s not sitting on the thrown! Join the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for the current “S is for Silly” challenge for your chance to protect the Snarkdom! As you can probably guess, I brought …

CONTINUE READING

Distress Oxide 101 – DIY Colored Texture Paste

Welcome back to my next technique video for Distress Oxide 101. Have you seen all the other technique videos yet? Justine created a stunning card in her first video. In yesterday’s video I colored an envelope with Distress Oxide and created a matching card for it. Give away is Closed In my second video, I’m showing different ways on how to create your own colored texture paste using the Oxides. Wow, 3 great techniques and one more to come. Check out Justine’s channel tomorrow (April 7th) for the last part of the series. Thanks for joining Justine and me for …

CONTINUE READING

Distress Oxide 101 – How to Create an Envelope With a Matching Card

Hi and welcome to this very special event. Justine Hovey and I teamed up to share our love for the Distress Oxide with you. We prepared four technique videos, but it’s not just techniques we are sharing, we are also giving away several sets of the Distress Oxide (Justine two and I one). If you want to know what the difference is between the Distress Inks and Distress Oxide, feel free to take a look at my “First look at Distress Oxide” video. Give away is closed Justine started with a one layer card that you can find here. Isn’t …

CONTINUE READING