Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Seven Altered Playing Card

 We are doing an Altered Playing Card (APC) Swap on ArtVentures Group. The theme is Numbers, for September it is the Number Seven.
First, coated the playing card with Gesso and let it dry. Then covered the surface with a purple Distress Paint and let dry.
 Then, covered the surface with a purple Distress Stain.
 While the Distress Stain was still wet, added on Interference Violet Perfect Pearls and let it dry.
Stamped circle of "sevens" and 7 with black India Ink, then stamped a map portion with a purple dye ink and cut out. Wrote "Wonders of the world" on card stock and cut out and added to the APC. Punched a decorative purple card stock with a heart shaped punch. Used a white Gel pen to add a white border to the hearts. Then wrote out each of the 7 Wonders out on the hearts and added to the APC.


Monday, August 31, 2015

Die Cut Card

For stamp club, we were to make a card using die cuts. I decided to make the die cut the main feature. Used a frame die to cut gold metallic paper and glued to a white card front. Then added 3 small white paper flowers with "gold" beads.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Six Altered Playing Card

We are doing an Altered Playing Card (APC) Swap on ArtVentures Group. The theme is Numbers, for August the number is Six.
First, coated the playing card with white gesso and let it dry. Then covered with red Distress paint and let it dry.

Next, added a red Distress Stain over the Distress paint and let dry.

Then dabbled gold Distress Stickles over the APC, and let dry.


Used black India Ink to stamp the word "six" on card stock and glue onto two of the APC corners. Printed out a quote by Oscar Wilde to add on. Also printed out six vintage corset images to add.

 "Deep Six Corsets"

Comfort Quilts



Monday, August 17, 2015

Comfort Quilts

A couple more quilts for Comfort Quilts.


Saturday, July 25, 2015

Bead ATC

On 9ATC Group, the theme is Beads. I found a fun white dotted black glittery card stock, that looked like microbeads to me! Layered on an Eiffel Tower image on washi tape, black decorative strip and a vintage image. Used a Pearl Pen to create faux "beads" on the black decorative strip.
 Added some fun fibers and a white bead to the woman's hat.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Five Altered Playing Card

 We are doing an Altered Playing Card (APC) Swap on ArtVentures Group. The theme is Numbers, for July it is Number Five.
First coated the playing card with white Gesso and let it dry. Then covered the surface with a green acrylic paint and let dry.
Used a green Distress Ink to stamp a small floral background over the surface. Used the same ink to color the edges of the card.

 Colored some white paper flowers with vanilla.

Stamped "5" with black India Ink. Printed out the quote "The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses. Added the paper flowers with added glittery paper cut out in a smaller floral shape and added a teal colored "pearl".