Star Gazing – Lavinia Stamps

It has been almost a year since I posted but I never stopped creating I just never found the time to add my work. I hope to fix that over the next couple of weeks. Todays creation started with two stamps from Lavinia Stamps; Star Gazing and Meadow Grass. Once I had the stamps picked out I started creating my background. The paper is 140 pound Hot Press Water Colour paper. I inked the background from top to bottom with Tim Holtz colours; Chipped Sapphire, Faded Jeans, Stormy Sky, Green Moss and Expresso. Once I was happy with the background I started stamping the grass, then the star gazing couple and then the grass. All were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black, I then coloured the images with Copic Black 100, the rocks with Touch Markers CG9 and CG7. I then made the stars by mixing Copic Opaque White with water and then spraying the card so it looks like stars.  I have jars of MicroBeads in all colours of the rainbow so I used them add some depth to the Meadow Grass.  The wings on my fairies are coloured with Stampin Up Gold Glitz Dazzling Details.  Finally I added the moon, this was created using Opalite Sterling Frost.

 

 

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Magnolia Birthday Wishes

Magnolia Birthday Wishes

I hope you like todays creation. July is a big month for Birthdays so I have started early creating cards for all the women in my family celebrating a birthday. This one is for my SIL, I hope she likes it.

I created this card using the following:

Stamp – Magnolia – Tildy with Gift

Copics
Dress and Hat – RV 11, 13 & 14
Socks – C 01
Shoes – 100, C 10 and Crystal Effects by Stampin up
Gift – YG 05, 06, & 07, V 09 & V 17
Hair – E 13, 15, 17 & 19
Skin – E 0000, E 00, E 01, & R 20

Embellishments:
Flowers created using Heartfelt Creations Die
Swirly Balloon Border Die by Whimsy Stamps
Bling from Michaels Dollar bin
Leaves from Stampin Up Bird Punch
Just for you stamp – Stampendous
Label – Stampin Up punch
Paper Bazill, Paper Pizzaz & Color Blok
Creative Memories – Custom Cutting System – Circles

Ima Butterfly by TGF

Ima Butterfly by TGF

I created Ima for a friend who is celebrating her birthday this week but she is away on a Tour of Duty so she will not receive it in person.

Ima was created using Bazil card stock, bling, MS butterfly punch and MS fern punch, Ima Butterfly, SU border punch, flowers by Orchid, tomboy permanent adhesive, glue dots and the image was coloured with Copics and Glitter was used to highlight the wings.

Wings: B00, G00, Y00
Skin: E000, E00, E01, E02
Hair: E13, E15, E17, E19
Dress: YR02, YR65, YR82
Boots: YR02, YR65, YR82, YR14