I am here with the Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit! I am absolutely in love with the images in this this kit! ...and when you loose power in your house, the medium of choice becomes color pencils! YAY!
While I had a moment running around the house thinking how I was going to get everything done... I got to play with my favorite medium! - now I have many, and I mean MANY pencil sets, from Crayola to Prismacolor and everything in between!
My first card shown was very much inspired by Yana Smakula... Now I was not as ambitious as she with stamping the flower image twice, but when I saw her color this image, I new my sets had to be pulled out! The above image was colored with my Marco Renoir Fine Art Set. When I color my images the process is very similar to alcohol markers. I start with my darkest and work my way to where I want my lightest to be.
My second card was very much clean and simple! I just used a very pal soft sky colored ink and stamped my image and added a couple banners using the pattern paper from the kit!
For the final card I am showing today, I used the background stamp with a pale ink to just add texture... I cut my panel using my Penny Black Antique Frame dies for an uneven edge and placed a piece of the pattern paper behind to add a pop of color! For this image I pulled out my Lyra Rembrant Polycolor pencils. Added a double bow from the twine included in the kit.
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Getting Inky, suffering paper cuts, cutting using metal dies and stamping everything... These are just some of the fun and mischievous ways together we will create paper art! So stay and be motivated and inspired! ...and let me know what inspires your creativity!
Since about the time I spoke my first word, I’ve been an avid crafter alongside my mom and sister. You name the craft and I’ve probably made it and collected it. I simply find so much joy in working with my hands and seeing a happy customer with one of my creations. There’s nothing better! But I also love helping people become stronger and seeing them find THEIR happy through THEIR creations.
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