• Tag Archives Prismacolor Pencils
  • Tropical Paradise

    A colorful, tropical card easy to make w/ these fun dies, some ink & a few colored pencils. Sure to brighten someone’s birthday, vacation or retirement.

    It’s my turn to host the Inspiration Challenge (IC926) and we’re visiting The Classy Home & their Pinterest Board where I found THIS picture to inspire me.

    To make my tropical card, I die cut the palm tree frame out of grass green & stacked it a few times to give it a little depth. I used green, brown & blue-green inks to sponge on top of it, then added some details w/ Prismacolor pencils. I also used the pencils to color in the water on the white layer behind it. The grass, sand & little hilly island were also die cut & shaded w/ inks & pencils. I added the other elements to the white bg before attaching the palm tree frame on top.

    The small flowers were die cut, shaped & added at the bottom of the frame. The coconuts were made using a small hole punch then colored in.

    Thanks so much for stopping by! 




    Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: none
    Paper:  Staples 110# white, grass green, scraps of yellow, pink, red
    Ink:   Rubbernecker Stamps: Color Fuse inks:  set #2, set #3, set #9, set #10
    Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Palm Tree Frame,  Rainbow & Clouds, Tabbed Mountains, Slimline Hills, Classic Grass, Seagulls, Sm Flowers #5 dies, Prismacolor Pencils,  white gel pen

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  • Thank You Flowers

    A flower thank you card, stamped onto dk grey & colored w/ Prismacolor pencils & a white gel pen. Be sure to check my post for hints & colors used..
    A big congrats to Amber, the newest Featured Stamper (FS836)! She has a beautiful gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the layout & flower thank you theme, but used different images, dies & colors. Instead of using the white wash like she die, i used Prismacolor pencils on my flowers.

    For my card, I die cut the dk grey panel using the 2nd largest mini slimline die. By coincidence, it is just the right size for an A2 card. I used my Misti, both flowers & a pair of leaves from the stamp set along w/ the masks for the flowers (comes w/ the set), to stamp the images using gray flannel ink. Prismacolor pencils & a white Signo pen were used to color them. I die cut a pale grey & dusty pink panel to layer beside the dk grey.

    The single flower was stamped onto a piece of the pale grey & again, colored w/ Prismas & a white Signo. This flower was die cut & popped up on foam. For the greeting tag, I stamped it w/ versaclair & clear embossed it. I used the smallest tag to die cut it. Then I moved the die a couple of times..both up from the bottom & in from both sides to make a much smaller tag.

    Here are the Prismacolor pencils I used (listed on the pic in order from left to right). The pencils to the right of the white pencil are the ones I used on the single flower. The others were used on the flowers on the grey background. Those colors were too peachy to match when I colored in the single flower on the very light grey paper. Colors usually look totally different depending on what color you use for your background. For the bright white edges of the petals, I used the white gel pen & immediately softened it a bit w/ a water brush. The gel ink is pretty much water soluble (until it dries) & I wanted it to look a little softer & blend in more. 

    Thanks so much for stopping by!




    Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Warm Sunset w/ mask set
    Paper:  Staples 110# white, dk grey, pale grey, dusty pink
    Ink: Memento flannel gray, Versaclair morning mist (for the greeting tag)
    Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:  Warm Sunset, Stitched Mini Slimline, Holiday Tags dies,  Prismacolor Pencils, Crossover II, Misti, clear embossing powder, white signo gel pen, water brush

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  • Merry Deer

    For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC885), we’re visiting a site called Backyard Bliss & their Pinterest Board where I chose THIS picture as my inspiration.

    I started w/ the new Birch Tree cover die for my card. After die cutting it out of white, I also die cut one out of black fun foam, to not only elevate it but also to have the black show thru the spots in the birch trees. I used a grey Prismacolor pencil to add the shading on the trees. For the background, I used a piece of dk grey & added 3 single birch trees. Then I placed the die cut deer in & around the the birch trees on top. I liked the dimension of the two layers of birch trees gives. A pair of cardinals & the Merry were added on top. I used the white pencil & a white gel pen to add the snow in the background.

    Thanks so much for stopping by!




    Stamps: none
    Paper:  Staples 110# white, grey, brown, red
    Ink: none
    Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Birch Trees, Merry w/ Shadow, Horiz Birch Tree Cover, Deer Family #2, Cardinals dies,  Prismacolor Pencils, Crossover II