Watercoloring and Embossing an Image with Colored Embossing Powder

Hello everyone. Koren here with a simple encouragement card using a combination of different Neat & Tangled products.  An encouragement card is always fun to send, and can be used anytime throughout the year.

For this card, I started with the Neat & Tangled Grateful Heart stamp set and a piece of Stampin’ Up! Fresh Fig cardstock cut to 3 1/2” by 4 3/4”. I loaded it into my MISTI with part of the images coming off of the panel. I stamped the images with Nuvo Clear Mark embossing ink to create a tone on tone effect.

I stamped the Luna Moth image from the Neat & Tangled Moon Magic stamp set onto Arches Hot Pressed watercolor paper. I stamped it in Nuvo Clear Mark embossing ink just as I had done with the background, only this time, I heat embossed my image with Nuvo Crushed Mulberry embossing powder and colored it with my Derwent Inktense Watercolor Pencils.  I typically like to blend out the watercolor pencils with a Tombow blender pen instead of a brush and water.

I used the coordinating die from the Neat & Tangled Moon Magic die set to cut it out.  Craft Perfect foam squares were used to pop up the Luna Moth onto my tone on tone background.

As for the sentiment, I used the “dream big” from Neat & Tangled’s So Many Sentiments, and stamped it onto a piece of Simon Says Stamp Fog cardstock with the same embossing ink and embossing powder from earlier. I cut it down into a strip using my Fiskars paper trimmer with the wire guide.  I popped up the tiny strip using the same foam squares onto the bottom right of my card.

The entire panel was then added to a Fog card base cut to size A2 and scored in a top folding orientation. I adhered them together using a piece of craft foam and tear tape adhesive to give the card added dimension.

I hope I’ve inspired you to create your own card today using some of these products or something similar. Thank you so much for spending some of your time with me today.


Holiday Baking with Mindy Eggen

Welcome everyone! Mindy Eggen with you today to share a sweet and simple holiday card. 

This card is featuring the Holiday Baking stamp set which have you checked out the price on this set??? It's on sale at a huge discount!! It's such a great set to add to your holiday stamp sets. Be sure to check out THIS POST from Danielle on some amazing savings and little shipping delay.

I stamped my images onto Neenah Solar White card stock with a copic friendly ink and colored with copic markers. Then used the coordinating die to cut them out with my Gemini Jr.

I die cut out a snowy hill from white card stock and attached to a background created with pattern paper from the Snowy Day Remix Collection.

Next, I just arranged my images onto my snowy hill. They are ready to bake some goodies! 

I finished off by stamping a sentiment onto the card front with Versafine Black ink. Quick and simple but oh so sweet! 

Easy DIY Pop Up Card

Would you believe it just takes a couple of simple cuts to create an easy pop-up card? I just had to try it with this Neat & Tangled My Favorite Nut fall card and it was so easy!
I made little acorn masks so I could use one stamp to create a whole pile of nuts. And then I added a little pop-up inside for a squirrelly surprise!

You can see how the card came together in this quick video...

Thanks so much for stopping by!

My Favorite Nut Stamps
My Favorite Nut Dies
New Moon Ink (for Copic coloring)
Copic Markers E11, E13, E41, E51, YR12, YR14, R21, R32, YG11 & YG41
Solar White Cardstock
Mask Paper

Shipping Delay + Sale!

Hello friends!

Next week, there will a shipping delay. I know this can be an inconvenience, so I want to say thank you for your patience in advance!

Please use the code OCTOBERTHANKS during checkout for 10% off your entire order, including already marked down items in the SALE section of the shop. It is good on in stock items only, and cannot be combined with other coupon codes. The code expires at 11:59pm EST on October 20, 2019.

All orders placed 10/12/19 through 10/20/19 will begin shipping 10/21/19.

Hope you have a great weekend!

You are my moon and stars card with Sveta Fotinia

Hello everyone! Sveta is here and I'm going to share with you my new card with lately released cosmic sets 😍.

I combined Moon Magic and Moon and Stars stamp sets to get my perfect starry sky with the new moon.

Fist I stamped the moon and then made a few partial stamping with the Moon and Stars big stamp (I needed only stars) with embossing ink. Then I used white embossing powder and also stamped the sentiment with the black dye ink.
Then I took 4 dye ink colors (3 shades of blue and one magenta) and blended the sky one by one. after that I splashed with a little bit of water and added sequins. These new Like Magic Sequins Mix are the most beautiful ones I've ever seen!

Hope you enjoyed my card today! Have fun!

Hello Beautiful Galaxy Sky with Cheiron

Hi there crafty friends! Today I have a sweet and easy card for you featuring the Dream Big stamps and dies. Adding this set to a galaxy background makes it so easy to create a scene with this adorable girl on her magical swan and a few puffy clouds. I wanted to give her a magical night time sky, so I created a fun galaxy background for her.

To create this background, I used my favorite Daniel Smith watercolors. I put down a watercolor wash of Opera Pink, Rose of Ultramarine and Imperial Purple onto wet paper and let it dry. I find to create these backgrounds its best to work in layers. Once it was dry, I added in my blues using Phthalo Green (Blue Shade) and Indigo and let it dry again. I went back and slowly added in more layers, making the outer edges darker each time.

To create the stars, I splattered over the piece with a combination of Hero Arts Liquid Watercolor in White and Glimmer Metallic Ink and Rose Gold. Once it was dry, I added my stamped and die cut pieces. I stamped the sentiment onto a strip of Azalea cardstock and embossed it in white. If you have been wanting to make some galaxy backgrounds a try, I hope you will try out this color combo for yourself! It's one of my favorites so far and the perfect backdrop for so many scenes :) 


Copic Coloring with Mindy Baxter - Coloring a Penguin

Hi there, it's Mindy from My Creative Scoop and today I'm sharing a tutorial on how to color this adorable stamp from the Santa's Wonderland Stamp Set.

I stamped my images with Memento Black Ink and Stamped onto my Copic Xpress it Blending Card using my Misti

I used my Hickory Smoke Distress Oxide Ink to create my background and my white gel pen and white ink pad to create my snow. 

All of the penguins are colored with the exact same color combo, minus the hat. Here's a list of the Copics I used.

N0, N1, N3, N5, N9, R32, R30, YR14, YR12
The hat color combos are: BG11, BG13, BG18, R32, R30, E13, YG67, YG63, YG61

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial today. Have a wonderful day!

♥ Mindy

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