THIS IS THE 2ND CARD I MADE USING THE #HEROARTS #MYMONTHLYHERO CARD KIT. I STAMPED AND DIE CUT THE IMAGES FROM THE STAMP AND DIE KIT INCLUDED IN THE KIT AND THEN LAYERED THEM BEHIND SOME LAYERS OF HILLS AND GRASS. IN THE BACKGROUND I USED A STENCIL NOT INCLUDED IN THE KIT TO ADD A LITTLE INTEREST. I STAMPED THE GREETING FROM THE CARD KIT IN BLACK INK. I FRAMED THE CARD WITH A PIECE OF PINK CARD STOCK AND THEN MOUNTED IT ON A WHITE CARD BASE THE A2 SIZE SIDE FOLDING.
My first card I used the stencil included in the kit to add butterflies to my white base piece. I used the New Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks Squeezed lemonade and Mermaid Lagoon that were also included in the kit. Once I applied one color I shifted my stencil a bit to give a kind of shadowy effect and made some of the butterflies green by combining the blue and the yellow inks. I stamped the butterfly trail and the greeting from the stamp set in black ink. I stamped a solid butterfly from the stamp set and then fussy cut it out and adhered it to the card. I mounted the white base onto a yellow 5.5 by 4.25 top fold card base. The card was finished off with some clear Nuvo drops, I applied the drops on top of the little dots of the stamp so they took on the color of the ink.
The second card I stamped with white embossing powder and then colored the images with my water brush and Tim Holtz distress oxide inks. I stamped the butterfly twice and cut out the second one and applied it over the top of the first with some dimensional tape. I stamped a couple solide butterflies with some versamark ink just for light inages in the background. I stamped a greeting from the set in black and then added the whole white panel to a piece of the patterned paper included in the kit and affixed the whole thing to a top folding 5.5 by 4.25 card base. I finished the card off by adding some clear Nuvo drops to the buds on the leaves for some shine.
This last card I started out applying some texture paste to the butterfly stencil and then cut a strip and added on top of the two layered doilies. I used another piece of the patterned paper from the kit to cut a label to add my sentiment on to with purple ink. I also added a turquoise felt flower to the butterfly strip and then added more clear Nuvo crystal drops. The whole piece is added on to a piece of purple striped patterned paper from the kit and added to my card base, which again is a top folding 5.5 by 4.25.
Hope you like these, I had a blast making these using different techniques. If you have any questions or comments leave them in the comments section. Have a great day.
Love using die cuts to make cards. I used some silver foil card stock to die cut these from the Spellbinders Oval Ironworks die set. I layered them using foam tape and stamped a sentiment with black ink on the inside oval. I added gems in the four spots and then tied some silver ribbon in a bow to the top of the card. As a finishing touch I adhered a black and white striped butterfly to the bottom left section of the card. I adhered all the elements onto a top folding white card base that measure 4.25 by 5.5. So simple but so gorgeous.
Made two cards using the Hero Arts My monthly hero card kit for February. The first card I stamped and embossed the feather stamps from the kit with white embossing powder and the did an emboss resist with my distress oxide inks in a rainbow order. Next I stamped the bird and branch images using the inks that came in the kit and then die cut them with the dies. I adhered them on the panel with foam tape and then added some sequins from a previous hero arts kit and then added a dot of Ranger black enamel for the birds eye. I trimmed my whole panel using a stitched rectangle die from Avery Elle then adhered the whole thing with foam tape to a top folding white A2 size card base.
The second card I die cut some eggs, nest , and leafs from the My Monthly Hero kit. I inked the edges and then wrapped some white eyelash yarn around the nest to look like nesting material and then added the eggs inside. I adhered some more brown twine on the outside of the nest and then added the flower and leaves. I spritzed the whole nest with some gold spray that was from a previous months kit. I then used some Spellbinders decorative curved squares to cut a couple of layers of paper from blue and green card stock. I layered those with foam tape and then added my nest on top. I stamped and embossed the sentiment in gold which was from a stamp set by Crafty Secrets. I added the whole thing on top of a piece of blue mulberry paper and then affixed that to a white top folding card base that measures 5×5.
Hope you like them, I had a lot of fun making them.
Crafty card I made using the #SSS February card kit and Crafty Friend stamp set. I used the orange patterned paper from the kit as my base and then added a piece of white card to stamp my scissors and dotted line with stamps from the kit in a rainbow color using Tim Holtz distress oxide inks. I then stamped the hello greeting using another stamp from the set and then mounted on top of another label I cut from black and white striped paper. I mounted that with foam tape and then added the scissors wood piece from the kit on top. In the top right corner I cut a couple of banners from patterned paper and then stapled them in place. I finished off the card by adding some dots with my perfect pearls in Pumpkin color to match the orange patterned paper I used for the base. I then mounted the whole thing on a top folding white card base for a finished A2 size card.
Another card made using the January card kit from #SimonSaysStamp. This time I also used my new die from #spellbinders #NeverStopMaking I love the die cut as a stand alone or as an inlay as I used it here.
Two cards I made using the #simonsaysstamp January card kit Favorite Person. The kit had so many cute products included with it. On the aqua card I thought that silver would look better with the patterned paper I was using from the kit so I embossed the sides of the piffy sticker embellishments with silver to match(they had a gold trim on them). I also cut a heart out and embossed it twice with silver embossing powder and stamped the sentiment from the stamp set with the same silver powder.
The black and red card is my favorite, I used my window die to cut out squares and then I cut the patterned paper piece from the kit into small squares and backed them with gold glitter squares and them mounted them in the window frame with foam squares for dimension. Then I cut some other pieces from the patterned paper to use as banners and hung them from the window ledge. I topped that off with a red heart from the sticker pack that came with the kit.