Skip to main content

As Death Frame: Day 11 of 31 Days of Halloween

I have a frame to share with you today. I only used 1 color of paint, 5 stamps, 4 colors of ink and Amazing Glaze. And with just those supplies, I think the frame came out pretty cool!

As-Death-Frame-1

I really recommend clicking on any of the photos to see them bigger, as there’s a lot of detail in the stamps I used. I used 3 stamps from Smeared Ink’s As Death set, and 2 from their Holy City set. Can you spot them all?

As-Death-Frame-2

I obviously painted the frame in gray first. Then stamped all of my images in a black pigment ink (Color Box). I then embossed the entire frame with Judi Kins Amazing Glaze (love that stuff!).

Then I started to really play! I grabbed Fired Brick, Walnut Stain, and Vintage Photo Distress Ink, plus my Cut-N-Dry Nibs, and just rubbed color all over the frame. Then, I spritzed water on it to blend the colors together. Of course, the color doesn’t stick to where the embossing powder is, so the images are still visible. I repeated this step until I was satisfied, sans the water. Since the frame is made of wood, it not only maintains it’s dampness, but it also soaks the color up a bit…so I needed to go over some areas a few times.

As-Death-Frame-3

After the colors were saturated enough, I was done! It was a pretty simple frame, but I think it came out pretty cool!

As-Death-Frame-4

Please be sure to visit the rest of the Wicked Blogs (posted on my sidebar). These chicks are doing nothing short of amazing stuff, and you are sure to be inspired!

Comments

Kelli said…
Now how freakin cool is that!!! I so need this set, looks like I'll be shoppin later!!! I love your frame!!! Awesomeness!
Danielle said…
LOOOOOVE this! The mixing of inks, and water to blend is perfect!! And I love all the stamps you used. Awesome enough to keep out all year!
DonnaMundinger said…
WOW is this ever FABULOUS!!!! Love all of the texture and how it really looks antique. So exactly what kind of pic are you gonna put in there? xxD
Sugar said…
wow that frame rocks! it really is pretty!
Steph said…
Too cool! Great texture and color choice. From a distance it looks like a sweet frame and then after a closer look... yowza! creepy and cool!
Lynette said…
Beautiful frame for your home. Wonderful design.
ldfdesign said…
this came out WAY better then pretty cool! wonderful job! i love how in the last pic, you can see the pic being taken in the frame!!! awesomeness!!!!
SuzieQ said…
WOW - glad I did the close up shots - impressive!! It really came out great.
Stitchinwitch said…
That is a stunning frame, it looks so textured
Jane said…
Wow stunning just perfect
Luv Jane xxxx
Such detail makes for a stunning frame. The colours have turned out so well. Don't forget to show with picture you have chosen to put in it please
Helen xx
AnItA mArIe said…
too awesome girl,love it...
KC said…
great frame! I love all that went into it!

Popular posts from this blog

Horse Friends

Hello! This week, the Stampendous team is previewing some of the newest stamps that will be in the 2018 January catalog. You are in for a real treat! There are so many wonderful new images! I had a tough time deciding which to share first, but the beautiful Horse Friends stamp by Laurel Burch won out. I had a fantastic time coloring it, and I couldn't wait to share it with all of you.



Supplies:
Stampendous:
LBP009: Horse Friends

Other:
Imagine: VersaFine Ink in Onyx Black
Bo Bunny: Blueberry Vintage Double Dot Cardstock #12BV807 & Pink Punch Vintage Cardstock #12PPV951
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers: 010, 020, 022, 023, 024, 025, 027. 032, 033, 036, 038, 041, 042, 043, 050, 051, 070, 080, 081, 082, 083, 202, 302
Scrapbook Adhesives: EZ-Dots
Canson: Mixed Media Paper
Water Brush


Directions:
1. Stamp Horse Friends on to Mixed Media Paper with VersaFine Ink.

2. Color the stamped image with the colors indicated.

3. Trim the image, leaving a white border.

4. Create the card base w…

Candy Grab: Day 2 of 31

Greetings, Guys & Ghouls! It's Day 2 of the 31 Days of Halloween. Today I have a card that uses a very appropriate stamp for Halloween...it's called Candy Grab and it's from Stampendous. I'm not sure if the skeleton threw them up in the air with joy, or they just fell out of a pinata. But either way, it's a fun stamp! My full instructions on how to recreate this card are below.

Supplies:
Stampendous:
R296: Candy Grab
FREG037: Aged Marine Embossing Powder
FRC20: Hot Lime Fragments

Other:
My Colors Cardstock: Plum
Imagine: Craft Mat, VersaMark Ink, VersaFine Ink in Onyx Black
FaberCastell: PITT Pen- Small
Distress Oxide Inks: Faded Jeans, Wilted Violet, Fired Brick, Peeled Paint, Spiced Marmalade
Canson: Mixed Media Paper
Beacon Adhesieves: Zip Dry Glue
Water Spritzer
Craft Foam
Brush

Directions:

1. Stamp the image with VersaFine ink in Onyx Black on to Canson Mixed Media Paper.

2. Apply Distress Oxide Inks directly to craft mat, using the colors listed.

3. Spritz the i…

Warmest Wishes

Seasons Greetings! This week, the Stampendous team are sharing a few final holiday projects. My card features the delightful Warmest Wishes stamp. I love the vintage feel of the image.

Supplies:
Stampendous:
R300: Warmest Wishes
FRGL02: Twinkle Glitter
FRGL01: Multi Crystal Glitter Mix
DCP1006: Fitted Frames Set B

Other:
My Colors Cardstock: Velvet Night, Evergreen
Zig Clean Color Markers: 010, 022, 034, 036, 038, 041, 044, 060, 062, 64, 065, 070, 091, 092, 095, 097, 230, 302, 901
Imagine: VersaFine Ink in Onyx Black, On Point Glue
Scrapbook Adhesieves: Foam Squares
Canson: Mixed Media Paper

Directions:
1. Stamp the Warmest Wishes stamp on to Mixed Media Paper using Onyx Black VersaFine Ink.

2.Color the image using the Zig Clean Color Markers listed.

3. Apply On Point Glue to areas that you want to have sparkle.

4. Sprinkle the glued areas with Multi Crystal Glitter Mix and let dry.

5. Fussy cut the stamped image.

6. Using Evergreen Cardstock, die cut the Large "R" Fitted Frame.

7. Cr…