Follow Me On Pinterest justwritedesign - Julie
Subscribe
Subscribe by Email
Archives
Categories
Share

Posts Tagged ‘Sponging’

Welcome to December! I made this for 2 Splitcoast Challenges..the Splitcoaststampers Fan Club December Christmas Challenge & the Featured Stamper (FS669) where the FS is my friend Kia! I chose THIS card as my inspiration. I loved the layout & framing so I kept those, but I used different images/dies & opted to use an embossed & sponged frame instead of stenciling. As for the Christmas Challenge, you’ll need to be Fan Club member but that’s easy…just click the blue link to find out how. Bet you’re wondering what the challenge theme is..I’d love to tell you but you’ll have to go see for yourself.

For my card, I used some deckle rectangle dies to make 2 sizes of frames. On the white one, I sponged the inside & outside edges to give it some contrast & on the larger one, I ran it thru w/ an embossing folder then lightly sponged over the top of the embossing. The ornament branch was colored & die cut w/ its matching die & I used fun foam to pop it & the frame up a bit. A couple of die cut cardinals were added for a little pop of red.

The greeting was stamped & I used my out of the box die cutting technique on it. It works the same way as it does when using an image…just make your cuts right on the black lines where they go inside the die.
Here are the Copics I used.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps:Ornament Branches,Joy to the World (now retired)
Paper:  Staples 110# white, X-Press It
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress inks twisted citron, pine needles, evergreen bough
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Cardinals, Ornament Branches, Rectangle Stitch, Deckle Rectangle dies, Cuttlebug Palm Leaves embossing folder, Copic Sketch Markers

 

Pin It

For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC729), we’re headed to a wonderful Christmas site called Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland. After much window shopping, I chose THIS item as my inspiration. I just rec’d this cute little Owl image & I knew it would be perfect.

After stamping & coloring this cute owl & his sleigh, I die cut them w/ their matching dies & attached them to one I cut out of white cardboard..it gives the image a little lift & sturdiness. For the bg panel, I die cut the frame w/ curves die & snipped out the topmost curve. I put the lower sections back into the frame because I thought they resembled hills of snow. The blue bg has a snowflake frame embossed on it & I sponged it & splattered it w/ water. A partial line of trees was tucked into one side & a lamppost added to the other side.

Here are the Copics I used to color everything.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Owl w/ Bird on Sled, Snowflake Frame, Tis the Season
Paper:  Staples 110# white, X-Press It
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress inks broken china, salty ocean, chipped sapphire
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Owl w/ Bird on Sled die, Frame w/ Curves, Cardinals,  Rectangle Stitch, Pine Tree Forest, Winter Lamp Post, Lamp Post (sign only) dies, white glitter embossing powder, white acrylic paint (snow on trees)

 

Pin It

For the Inspiration Challenge (IC728), we’re headed to a fashion clothing site. I did a lot of browsing & my inspiration came mostly from THIS dress. I liked the khaki & deep green combo but I couldn’t resist adding a little red.

I really love the look of Prismacolor pencils on kraft colored card. I used a combo of the black & rhubarb inks to ink the pinecone then used the Prismas to color it. The image was masked & I stamped the pine bough w/ the northern pine ink. The snow was added w/ a white Posca paint pen & I used a paintbrush & some thinned white paint to add the snow splatters. I sponged around all of the edges w/ a Brilliance moonlight white ink pad to add a little more of the snowy look. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs – Pine Cone w Bow, Pine Bough  Joy to You
Paper: Staples 110# white, kraft 
Ink: Memento northern pine, tuxedo black, rhubarb, Brilliance moonlight white
Accessories: Rubbernecker Rectangle StitchRounded Corner Rectangle Stitch dies ODBD double stitched circles dies, Prismacolor Pencils, Posca Paint pen, white acrylic paint, Cuttlebug Herringbone embossing folder

 

 

Pin It
December 2019
S M T W T F S
« Nov    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031