16 June 2019

Berry Thankful - easel

Berry Thankful easel card featuring Kraftin' Kimmie stamps and inks. 

Flaming Good Day - stencilling, coloured pencil, embossing

A little dragon with fire wishing you a "flaming good day" features stencil, stamp set, and inks from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps along with BoBunny glitter paste, Koh-i-noor pencil colouring, and embossing.

15 June 2019

Buckaroo - coloured pencil, stencilling, metal colouring, embossing

Wahoo!! Hey, Lil; Buckaroo, I hope you have a Happy Birthday. My card features a long retired stamp set from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps along with Kimmie stencil and inks, Spellbinders dies, and a butterfly from Tim Holtz. I used Prismacolor pencils for the no lines colouring.

14 June 2019

Hero - coloured pencil, embossing

I have the utmost of respect and appreciation for firefighters, true heroes. My card features retired Kraftin' Kimmie stamps and pencil colouring.

Only have Eyes For You - shaker, googly eyes

Shaka-shaka-wiggle-wiggle.  My card features stamps from Kraftin' Kimmie, a shaker dome and die from My Favorite Things, paper from Forever in Time, and wiggly googly eyes. I only have eyes for you.

13 June 2019

Hip-Hippo-ray - shaped widow card, ink watercolouring, stencilling

Hip-Hippo-Ray, it's your birthday! Let's celebrate with candles and a hippo dance! My shaped window card features stamps and inks from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and dies from Simon Says Stamp and Sizzix.

12 June 2019

Rainbow Blizzard - embossing resist, shaker. embossing on acetate

For a fun shaker card, I decided to go a bit out of the box and use a winter stamp set for a non-wintery love fest card. I made a Distress ink rainbow with embossing resist using snowflakes from Newton's Nook! To me, "If snowflakes were kisses, I'd send you a blizzard" is the perfect love sentiment year 'round. Let it snow!

11 June 2019

Enjoy - alcohol marker

A bit of sunshine, Enjoy! My card features a long retired stamp from Kraftin' Kimmie coloured with Spectrum Noir markers.

10 June 2019

Tiny Fairy - TTCRD, coloured pencil, gel plate, die cutting

Our sponsor this week for Through the Craftroom Door is Babycakes. The prize is 2 free images.

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For my inspiration card, I used Staedler coloured pencils and Nuvo glitter markers to colour the shy fairy and then embellished her with die cuts, a background made with a gel plate, and Nuvo gemstones.

05 June 2019

Anniversary - alcohol marker, easel card, stencilling

"Love is a many splendored thing." "Love will keep us together." "Love makes the world go 'round."

My lovin' couple is a long retired Kraftin' Kimmie stamp coloured with Spectrum Noir markers and embellished with another retired Kraftin' Kimmie stamp along with retired Tonic Studios dies and retired Prima Marketing paper with a not retired Kraftin' Kimmie stencil background with not retired Kraftin' Kimmie inks. It's a good thing love lasts long past retirement.

01 June 2019

Friend Like You - Sheepski Designs, alcohol marker, embossing, die cutting

We all need that one friend who totally gets us and goofs with us. 

June's theme for the Sheepski Designs challenge blog celebrates Someone Special, be they friend, loved one, or just a someone special you want to honour. My inspiration card for June is about friendship and features Bad Hare Day coloured with Copic markers and paired with a Spellbinders die and stamp set.

31 May 2019

#BestDayEver - coloured pencil, paper piecing, stencilling

A text from a loved one while you're out of a beautiful day? #BestDayEver

My card features stamps, stencils, and inks from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps as well as paper piecing with mulberry paper, Prismacolor pencil colouring, and die cuts from Spellbinders and Stampin' Up.

30 May 2019

Mystery - window, stencilling, flocking, coloured pencil

A mysterious card arrives... The magnifying glass shows footprints... The clue is your age.. What does the detective conclude?

My card features Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps with ink, stencils, and of course stamps. The front of the card is also flocked for textury goodness.

27 May 2019

Enjoy - TTCRD, alcohol ink on acetate with embossing

This week's sponsor for the Through the Craftroom Door challenge is Stamplorations. The prize is a $15 gift code.

California-based STAMPlorations™ is owned and managed by husband-and-wife team, David & Shery Russ. We offer clear stamps, stencils, thin metal dies, and colouring pages for stampers, card makers, scrapbookers, mixed media artists, and all other kinds of crafters. All of our products are proudly made in the USA. Our clear stamps are made from the finest photopolymer resin. Through our stamp line, we hope to encourage crafters of all ages and experience levels to "Stamp with all your ART!". New products are added every month.

My project uses one of the backgrounds from Fluttery Gardens embossed on acetate and coloured with alcohol ink to resemble stained glass.

Birthday Style - gift box with stencilling

Good things come in small packages. This little gift box was made from a Spellbinders die embellished with Kraftin' Kimmie ink, stencil, and stamp along with Nuvo Dream drops.

23 May 2019

O Canada - ink colouring, shaker

Canada Day is the first of July. Like Independence Day in the US, it's celebrated with picnics, BBQs, and fireworks. Snapshots of fun! I've been living in Canada for nearly seven years now and love living here. I gleefully celebrate both Canada Day and Independence Day, starting July with a bang!

My card features stamps, inks, and stencil from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps embellished with die cuts and shaker fireworks with holographic paper and sequins.

Let's Celebrate!

22 May 2019

Fae Magic - alcohol ink with Perfect Pearls

Magic is the perseverance that lets us achieve what we thought might be impossible. My card features a Lavinia fairy silhouette stamp on a background of alcohol ink and Perfect Pearls accented with 3D impresslits and pearls.

20 May 2019

Cheers - watercolour marker

Cheers! Join me with a fruffy fruity summer drink featuring a stamp and die set from Crafter's Companion coloured with Zig Clean Color markers, embellished with a 3D embossing impresslit from Sizzix, a sentiment die from Simon Says Stamp, and a sentiment stamp from Unity Stamp Co.

Less Travelled - stencilling, alcohol ink

Oft times, the road less travelled is the best one to take but is not always the easiest to take without help. My card today celebrates thanking someone for helping to go on a new path. My card features stencilling and alcohol ink with a sentiment from Unity Stamp Co.

19 May 2019

Crafternoon - alcohol inks

I had a great Crafternoon getting giddy playing with and getting giddy alcohol... ink... with my crafty-friend, Betty, yesterday. We had loads of fun chit chatting and creating. I just took pictures of the ones I was doing and the experiments I did with the media.

17 May 2019

Everafter - coloured pencil, masking

A girl and her dragon, a match made in heaven? My card features Newton Nook stamp sets with Koh-i-Noor pencil colouring and masking.

16 May 2019

Special Delivery - 3d embossing

A special delivery of bumpy eggs as a decorative item? Have a Flaming good day! My Game of Thrones inspired card features 3d embossing from Sizzix, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, and Nuvo mousses.

Side note: I've only seen GoT through season 5. Please refrain from spoiler comments :)

13 May 2019

Three Wishes - Through the Craftroom Door, coloured pencil, embossing, die cutting, shaped card, easel

Three wishes for a happy birthday, my inspiration card for the Through the Craftroom Door challenge features a digital stamp set from The Paper Shelter, our sponsor for this week.

The winner of the random draw will get 3 digital images from their vast collection.

12 May 2019

Yellow Balloons - background stamp, die cutting

A country birthday party can be filled with a lot of good old fashioned fun. My card features Impression Obsession dies and background stamp in a blue and yellow birthday celebration.

09 May 2019

Make A Wish - Krafty Klub, stencilling, watercolour with ink, shaped card

If I had a magic carpet, I would zooooom through the clouds. My shaped card features a brand new stamp set from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, so new it won't be released until Sunday! It was part of the May Krafty Kit. I also used the new ink in the kit as one of the colours of my sunset inspired clouds made with a Kraftin' Kimmie stencil, masking, and Krafty inks.

07 May 2019

A Sign for Love - foiling, stencilling, watercolour marker

My card today features a foiled stencilled background as a background for a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps set using transfer gel to do the foiling and Zig Clean Color to colour the image. Here's a sign for love.

05 May 2019

Blast Off - flocking, embossing, gilding, stenciling, coloured pencil, pearlescent watercolour

Blast off! Let's journey to fun! My card features a Kraftin Kimmie stamp set and stencil with pearlescent paint, flocking, gilding and fun.

Kickin' Day - coloured pencil, single layer card, kraft

Hi-ya! This boy is ready to help you have a kickin' day. I made this single layer card using a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps set and Prismacolor pencils.

World of Wonder - watercolour with ink, stencilling

This little girl is concentrating so hard to catch the wonder of the world around her, or at least just a butterfly. The image is from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps that I watercoloured using Krafty Kolors inks. The background is a stencil from Visible Image on which I also used Krafty Kolors.

04 May 2019

MerMay Hello - coloured pencil, die cutting

Sheepski Designs is sponsoring the latest Crafty Friends blog challenge. I'm joining the Crafty Friends design team as a guest with inspiration for the challenge of two or more dies.

My card features Selene, a Sheepski Designs freebie image. I coloured her with Prismacolor pencils and paired her with dies from Spellbinders, Kaisercraft, and Simon Says Stamp.

03 May 2019

Koala-ty Birthday - watercolour marker, stencilling, texture

A happy Koala with a cupcake is here to wish you a Koala-ty Day for your birthday! My card features stamps, inks, and a stencil from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps with Kelly Creates watercolour markers.

Birdie Birthday - coloured pencil, stencilling, texture

A cute kitty in the garden helping out with a birthday greeting...

My cheeky kitty card features Newton's Nook coloured with Koh-i-Noor pencils and stencilling with Kraftin' Kimmie stencil and re-inker.

02 May 2019

Ballet - watercolour maker, watercolour ground

I love watercolouring, dance, and other artful things. It's always a pleasure to bring them together. I used Zig Clean Color watercolour markers with Daniel Smith transparent watercolour ground to colour this digital stamp from Sparkle N Sprinkle accenting it with a glittery die cut sentiment from Simply Refined.

01 May 2019

Coffee and Cake - Sheepski Designs, coloured pencil

Have a coffee with me for the May Sheepski Designs challenge. The May theme is Flower Power! I chose to use the Coffee & Cake digi with the pretty flowers on the cupcake for my inspiration card. I coloured the image with Prismacolor pencils accented with gold Aqua Shimmer and paired it with sentiments from CC Designs and paper from Prima Marketing.

29 April 2019

Owl - Through the Craftroom Door, coloured pencil

This week's sponsor for the Through the Craftoom Door challenge is Jeremiah Ketner, Small and Round.

Jeremiah Ketner paints a world to which fairytales belong. His paintings often depict richly colored environments inhabited by a cast of pensive, dreamy young women and whimsical sprites. Each character presents a unique brand of beauty. Renowned throughout the US and internationally, Ketner attributes his influence to Art Nouveau, Japanese Aesthetics and Anime. He resides and creates from his studio in Tokyo, Japan.

Coloring pages: http://etsy.com/shop/smallandround
Coloring group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/jeremiahketnercoloring/members
Visit my shop: http://smallandround.com/
View my portfolio: http://jeremiahketner.com/

Prize: 5 images (winners choice) and 30% off coupon for any coloring pages on my Etsy store

For my inspiration project, I coloured Owl with Prismacolor pencils with Nuvo drop and Aqua Shimmer accents to make an oversized card.

27 April 2019

Chick - watercolour marker

"You fit in here?" "Hmmm, tasty worm..." This little scene is a House Mouse and Friends stamp that I coloured with Zig Clean Colour markers and paired with Kaisercraft papers.

23 April 2019

Hero! - coloured pencil, loose glitter, die cutting, stencilling, accordion card

"Here's to strong women! May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them!" Strong women are my heroes! My accordion card features Kraftin' Kimmie stamps, inks, and stencil, Karen Burniston dies, Prismacolour pencil colouring, loose glitter, and foiled cardstock in an explosion of stars and superness.

19 April 2019

Donut - embossing, stencilling

Yummy yummy donuts! My belated birthday card features a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp set and stencil with Kraftin' Kimmie inks and embossing.

Mistle-toad - watercolour, stencilling

Have a punny Christmas! My card feature a stamp set and stencil set from Newton's  Nook with Distress Oxide stencilling and Distress marker colouring. I have a friend whose nickname is Toad, so stamps and other things with a toad or frog make me think of her. I used a cheeky sentiment on the inside, too, inspired by my friend.

18 April 2019

Cowa-bunny - single layer, stencilling, masking, coloured pencil

Cowa-bunny, Dude! Sending Easter blessings your way. The sun has risen, let's go catch some waves. My early morning chillin' single layer card features stencilling, masking, and coloured pencils with Kraftin' Kimmie stamps, inks, and stencil, and My Favorite Things stencils. Aren't those shorts the bomb?

17 April 2019

Love Story Box - die cutting, 3d embossing

For a small wedding gift, I created a box with 3D embossing and die cuts from Spellbinders and Simply Refined and a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp. "Two hearts believing in just one mind. Beating together 'til the end of time."