The colours I used were, Scarlet, Moss, Gold, Lime, and Orange. I created the background on white stamping card by roughly applying the Orange pen to the card, spraying it down with water and using a brush to move the colour around. After completely drying the card and cutting it down to size I stamped the passion flower stamp over the tag and the words passion flower, allowing the stamps to hang over the edged of the tag so all the images are incomplete. I then used the brush nib of the pens to roughly colour in the image and the nib end of the pen to add more detail.
I created a card for this post using a scalloped edged card blank. To create my background paper I took a piece of water colour card and cut it to size. I then roughly applied Kingfisher, Peacock Blue, Marine Sea Green Aqua pens to the card, sprayed them with water and used a paint brush to move the colour around. I stamped over the top with some of the Texture Splat and Stains set using the same colour pens. I then applied some Precious Gold Pebeo studio acrylic to some lids and stamped then over the top.
I painted a piece of white card with Pebeo Studio Acrylic Green yellow paint and dies cut a few clouds from the Diesire Head in the Clouds Die set to create the flower. I finished the card by matting the background onto brown card and adding some ribbon and gems.
This tutorial is for Crafter's Companion Inspirers team, using the free gifts from issue 10 of the Inspiration magazine. I used the free Hexagon Dies, Exclusive Stamp Set and Paper Crafting CD. Other supplies included chipboard, Kraft card, Distress Ink and Ribbon.
To start I drew around the largest hexagon die, on chipboard. After cutting it out I glued it onto kraft card adding 1cm to all the sides.
After training the card to fold over the chipboard on all sides, I cut away triangles remembering not to cut all the way to the chipboard, so the chipboard would not show through once the tabs were glued over.
I then die cut several hexagons from Kraft card and glued them together using hinges I cut from a strip of card.
I printed some lovely patterned paper from the CD and cut enough of the largest hexagons to cover all of the accordion folded cards sides. before gluing them in place I stamped over the top for added interest and inked the edges.
Using the smallest die I cut several small hexagons to create a large hexagon, and a mid sized hexagon, which I stamped the word love on. which I glued onto the cover, after adding a ribbon closure.
It's time for a new challenge over at The Artistic Stamper. This months theme is All Things Bright and Beautiful. You can join in on The Artistic Stamper blog and also over on the Facebook challenge page. I look forward to see all your entries, and hope you are inspired by mine and my team mates creations.
I covered a 12x12 inch canvas with gesso, while the gesso was still wet, I applied a mixture of Phthalo Turquoise, Process Cyan and Coeruleun Blue acrylics, blending them in together.
After allowing that layer to completely dry I applied some blue acrylic paint through the honeycomb mask with a sponge.Stamping over the top with Phthalo Turquoise and the honeycomb background stamp. When I did this I worked from the middle to the edges, leaving the top right and bottom left corners plain.
I ripped strips from three different rolls of washi tape, and glued them in a repeating pattern across the centre of the canvas from top left to bottom right. I then used a darker shade of blue acrylic and a small pot to add the circles over the top.
I stamped out nine of the same butterfly's from the butterflies 2 plate, and sprayed Lemon Zest and Squeezed Orange Dylusions sprays over the top. Once dry I cut them out, and added a bit more colour to them using Spectrum Aqua pens.
Once I had glued them in place, I went around the edges of the butterfly's with a black pen, and finished the canvas off my splattering some white acrylic paint over the top.
Thank you for reading I look forward to seeing everyone's entries.