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TCW Prayerful Angel – Steampunk’d

Hello all,

Sharing with you today a Wintery Mixed Media project that I made for The Crafter’s Workshop blog.  I Steampunk’d up the Prayerful Angel stencil with some gears, keys and other embellishments.  It was a fun way to do something a bit non-traditional.  Check out the video below for  the step by steps for this project.

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THE CRAFTERS WORKSHOP PRODUCTS:

  • Prayerful Angel TCW821
  • Flakes TCW2162
  • White Gesso TCW9001
  • Light & Fluffly Modeling Paste TCW9004
  • Matte Gel Medium TCW9011
  • Shimmery Goodness TCW9012
  • White Pearl Modeling Paste TCW9030

Other Materials

    • DecoArt, Acrylic Paint
    • DecoArt Matte Clear varnish
    • Tissue paper
    • Ranger, Archival Ink
    • Stampin’ Up, Merry & Type
    • Faber-Castell Pitt Pens
    • Gears, keys and other embellishments

 

 

CHECK OUT THE “MINUTES TO MIXED MEDIA” VIDEO BELOW:

Happy day!

Lori

 

THE CRAFTER’S WORKSHOP PROVIDED ME WITH SOME PRODUCT TO CREATE THIS PROJECT. THE OPINIONS I SHARE ARE SOLELY MY OWN.

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Project Catch Up Post

Hello all,

Wow, do I have a few projects to share with you!   I have been crazy busy and haven’t posted here on my blog as much as I usually do.  To get you all caught up, I have listed my  latest design and other projects with the applicable links (just click on the titles) so you can check out the details.

I love Mr. Snowman Post – TWCs Blog post

Snowman plate photo 2 w logo

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Frost Forest Card – The Chattering Robin’s Blog

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Instagram Post – Christmas Ornaments with a sweet surprise inside!

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Instagram Post – Frosty Snowman Ornament

 

Frost Snowman Ornament 11.21.18 Media Ready

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Testing out new Stamp Designs

And last but not least… I received the sample stamps for my winter snowman designs.  The snowman ornament above features one of these stamps!

Winter samples post

Ok, I think that pretty much catches you all up!  Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your friends and family!

Happy day!

L

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Lost Coast Designs – Day of the Dead

Hello all,

Have you participated in the Lost Coast Design’s “Day of the Dead” challenge yet?  If not, you still have time to join in on the fun.  Check out the card and instructions below for some inspiration.

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Lost Coast Designs Stamps:

doodleflowers
Doodle Flowers
3smallskulls
3 Small Skulls

 

Other Supplies:

  • Olive Green Textured Cardstock cut and folded into 4″ x 6″ top folding card base.
  • White & Black Cardstock
  • Sheer Ribbon
  • Adhesive gems
  • Tsukineko Versafine Onyx Black Ink
  • Mr. Huey’s Color Mists

Instructions:

  1. Spray about 3 different colors of Mr. Huey’s Colormist Spray onto your craft mat and then lay down a piece of cardstock (appox. 4″ x 6″ in size) into the wet ink.  Allow to dry.  Repeat this step with a smaller piece of cardstock (approx. 2 1/2″ x 3″ in size)
  2. With Versafine Onyx Black ink, Stamp Doodle Flower Background onto the larger piece of inked paper and one of the Small skulls onto smaller piece.
  3. Cut the Doodle flower image into three 2″ x 2″ squares and one 1/2″ by 4″ strip.
  4. Trim around skull image, mount onto black cardstock and then trim again (leaving a small edge of black around the skull.
  5. With black ink, edge card and elements.
  6. Adhere inked paper strip (that you cut in step 3) approx. 2″ from the top of the card.
  7. Adhere the three doodle squares across the top of the paper strip and trim.  See card to example.
  8. Tie sheer black ribbon around the card front over the top of the 3 squares element.
  9. Adhere skull to card base, see card to placement.
  10. Embellish with black adhesive gems, see card for placement.
  11. Done

 

Now let us see your “Day of the Dead” masterpiece!! Just click below and link of your project.

Click Here!

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Happy Day!

L

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Lost Coast Designs Mayan Blog Hop Day 2

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Day 2 of the Mayan Blog Hop and today I am bringing you a distressed tag featuring the Mayan Hieroglyphs stamps.  Check out the quick video below for the Step by Steps!

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Lost Coast Designs Stamps:

maya  mayanstele  fibres

Other Materials:

    • Ranger Archival ink, Jet black
    • DecoArt Americana Acrylic paint, Lamp black
    • 3M double sided foam tape
    • Ranger Distress Oxide Ink
    • My Tattered Angels Plain Jane Simply Sheer, Red Apple
    • Inspired Inc. Color Mists; Tan & Grey
    • Mr. Huey’s, Sugar Plum
    • Kaiser Colour Glitter Gel Pens
    • Fibers
    • K & Company, Metal pieces
    • Julie Nutting Tag Pad, Water Color paper
    • White Gesso
    • Book text and map print
    • Ranger Distress Crackle Paint, Rock Candy

    

    

 

 

Check out the Video below for the Step by Steps:

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you will continue to the next blog for additional Mayan inspiration!

Cathy

Gail

Laurie

Lori ( your here)

Roni

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Mayan Blog hop

Happy day!

L

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Lost Coast Designs Mayan Blog Hop Day 1

Hello all,

It’s Blog Hop time, Mayan style!  Lost Coast Designs is the perfect place to find interesting and fun stamps that will enhance your rubber stamp stash!  Like, the new Mayan Hieroglyphs and Mayan Stele stamps; they are the perfect example of the unique and creative images that you can find.  So, of course, we are celebrating with a blog hop that is sure to inspire!

Mayan Blog hop Vase w logo

Lost Coast Designs Stamps:

Other Materials:

  • Ranger Archival ink, Jet black
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic paint, Lamp black
  • DecoArt DuraClear Matte Varnish
  • Ranger Distress Oxide Ink
  • White Gesso
  • Faber-Castell Artist Pitt Pens

      

Instructions:

  • Cut pottery shape card using template (see link to free download below).
  • Use wet method to apply distress Oxide to card front. Allow to dry.
  • With blending tool, apply Walnut Distress Oxide around edges of card.
  • Seal with a coat of Matte Varnish. Allow to dry.
  • Apply white gesso to the Fibers background stamp with a brayer, then stamp onto card front.
  • Draw lines on card to create dimension to the pottery card, see card for placement.
  • Stamp Mayan Stele onto the top and bottom of card with Black Archival Ink. See card for example.
  • Stamp a Mayan Hieroglyphs image onto tissue paper (with Black Archival ink) and then adhere to card with Matte Vanish. Allow to dry.
  • Add color and shading to card and Mayan Hieroglyph with Artist Pitt Pens.

Done!!

Pottery Card Template Download – Click Here

Be sure to go on to the next blog in our hop to see the next wonderful Mayan creation!

Cathy

Gail

Laurie

Lori ( your here)

Roni

Click Here to Return to Lost Cost Designs Mayan Blog PostMayan Blog hop

Happy day!

L

A Company(s) that I am affiliated with or Design for may have provided me with product to create this project.  The opinions I share are solely my own.

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My Monthly Hero Kit – October 2018

Hello all,

I had a wonderful time creating my first Christmas cards of the year with the October “My Monthly Hero” kit.  This set is so fun to create with!

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October Kit Includes:

  • 6″ x 8″ Clear Stamp Set
  • Tree Paper Layering Fancy Die
  • Coordinating Dies
  • Iridescent Watercolor Ink
  • Glitter Paper
  • Iridescent Stars

I made four cards using similar techniques with the different stamped images.  Each card has a different layout and a unique card design.  Watch the video below for the “Steps by Steps” using the kit contents and a few extra items.

Hero Oct Kit Card 1
Featured Card
Hero Arts Oct Kit 4 card set small
Four card Set

Now, you can check out the “My Monthly Hero” kit over at the   Hero Arts  Website.

Check out the Video below for the Step by Steps:

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So, let the card making begin!  I have a of Christmas Cards to make this year.

Happy day!

Lori

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