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that my next stamping card class at the Raintree Gallery in Versailles KY is coming up on Sat Feb 9th from 10-12 am. Cost is $15 for 4 cards. Bring scissors, adhesive and a bone folder, all other supplies are provided. Call the gallery at (859) 873-8822 to sign up.
Here’s one of the cards we’ll be making:
For those in the KY area I’m teaching a stamping card class this month at Raintree Gallery in Versailles, it’s near the bypass to Frankfort at 240B Crossfield Drive, Versailles, KY 40383. They have a nice large class room space.
Class this month is for Valentine and Love cards on Sat. Jan 19th, there is a 10-12 time OR a 1-3 time, $15 for 4 cards (as usual all you need to bring is scissors, bone folder and adhesive). Cut off date to sign up is one week before the class, space is limited.
Please let me know if you have any questions and if you’re interested in signing up please call the gallery at 859-873-8822
A nearby Art Gallery is having an exhibit/contest for local artists, the theme is Day of the Dead and the medium is Artist Trading Cards (ATC’s). Here are my entries. I used a combination of collage with stamps (traditional and digital) and some copies of vintage clip art.
The challenge this week over on the Lawnscaping Challenge blog is to use text.
I use two Lawn Fawn stamp sets, Critters in the Sea and Critters Ever After. I wanted to turn my cute whale into an even cuter Narwhal (If you don’t know these are whales that have one large spiral horn on the top of their head, I love them) so I added the horn from the unicorn stamp to turn him into one.
I started by curving the text stamp into a wave shape, I love the flexibility of clear stamps! Then I stamped it repeatedly onto vellum paper and cut it out with a wave shape at the top.
I then stamped my whale into polka dot pattern paper (My Mind’s Eye) cut it out and inked the edges using a sponge dauber.
I stamped just the top of the unicorn onto scrap brown paper twice and cut out the horns, layering them to make one longer horn. And glued it to the whale’s head.
I adhered my vellum paper onto striped pattern paper (also My Mind’s Eye) and blue cardstock, putting the adhesive on the vellum where the ribbon would go so it wouldn’t show. Then wrapped the ribbon around adding a knot and button. I adhered those layers to my brown cardstock base.
Lastly I stamped stars and colored them with a glitter gel pen and tucked the Narwhal a little under the vellum. I think he turned out so cute!
For me it’s never too early for Halloween! Last week a got a big box of amazing new Halloween stamps from Inkadinkado to review for Craft Gossip. I love every stamp I got, lots of creepy, spooky images! Here’s a couple of my first projects, I’ll have more in the upcoming weeks.
For this ATC I stamped the image twice, once in black and one in red, cutting out the words and apple from the red and layering on top of the black. I colored my witch green and added some glaze to the apple to make it shiny.
For this card I wanted to make my tarantula fuzzy so I used brown flocking powder. So I could get the stamped image and the flocking at the same time I first inked up the stamp with brown ink then inked it again with a glue pad and then stamped it. I then poured on the flocking, tapped it down then tapped off the excess. If you do this be sure to quickly wipe the colored ink from your glue pad so it won’t stain it.
The theme this go ’round over at the Lawnscaping Challenge blog is Clean and Simple. It’s truely a challenge for me since I love to layer, distress, etc. But I came up with this card using the dog from Critters in the ‘Burbs, adding some words from CTMH and a paw print punch. I colored the dog with Prisma pencils and added the lines with a thin marker. It’s going to be our Mother’s Day card for my mother in law (who loves dogs and is paws down the best mom in law around!)
It felt so good to stamp today! After spending 6 long weeks recovering from surgery it felt so good to sit down and be creative!
I needed to make a couple of birthday cards and the one I made for my mother in law (who loves the sea and anything nautical) fit perfectly with the latest Lawnscaping challenge Stamp a Scene . All the stamps are from Lawn Fawn’s Critters of the Sea set and all the pattern papers are from My Mind’s Eye.