Skip to main content

Long Bamboo and Southwest Background

Hello! This week, the Stampendous team is highlighting some of my favorite things...stencils! 

DWLL533: Long Bamboo Metal Stencil
DWLJ807: Southwest Border
TRANSLUCENT: Clear Embossing Powder
EJK07: Bronze Encrusted Jewels Kit (using the Golden Sand Embossing Powder)
MPW811: Mixed Media White Paper
DWNHB-12: 1/2" Stencil Brush

My Colors Cardstock: Sweet Potato and Grasshopper
Imagine: Tear It! Tape, VersaMagic in Key Lime, Tea Leaves, Memento Ink in Cottage Ivy, Kaleidacolor in Cappuccino Delight, Sponge Daubers
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Glue
May Arts: Ribbon

1. Tape the Bamboo stencil to Mixed Media Paper.

2. Using the sponge daubers, ink the bamboo using VersaMagic in Tea Leaves and Key Lime, then ad some depth with Cottage Ivy Memento Ink.

3. Remove the stencil, and emboss the image with Clear Embossing Powder.

4. Trim the image and ink the edges with Key Lime.

5. Tape the Southwest Border stencil to Mixed Media Paper.

6. Using the stencil brush, ink the stencil using the 3 darkest shades of ink in the Cappuccino Delight Kaleidacolor ink set. Apply the color randomly to achieve varying tones throughout the stencil.

7. Trim the Southwest Border image.

8. Cut a piece of Grasshopper cardstock to 5" x 4."

9. Apply strips of Tear It! Tape to the Grasshopper cardstock. I started the pieces close together and widened the gap as I moved left.

10. Sprinkle Golden Sand embossing powder on top of the tape and heat.

11. Create the card base out of Sweet Potato cardstock, cut to 6 1/2" x 10."

12. Ink the card base with the darkest shade in the Kaleidacolor set.

13. Glue all of the layers down with Zip Dry.

14. Add a piece of thin, green grosgrain ribbon on top of the Southwest Border.

Below are the other gals posting today. Please visit them to see their creations. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Stampnedous Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila (that's me!)


Viki Banaszak said…
That looks perfect together!

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.

LBP009: Horse Friends

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

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…

Travel Home Bear

Hello! This week, the Stampendous team is featuring "On the Road" projects, or those with a travel theme. I'm going to be honest, I really love the card I'm sharing today. It's really different from what I normally do, and I think it came out great. I've got all of the instructions below in case you'd like to make it for yourself.

SSC1254: Travel Home Perfectly Clear Stamps Set
DCP1005: Fitted Frames Set A
STF082: VersaFine ink in Onyx Black
MPW811: Mixed Media White Paper

Zig Clean Color Markers: 044, 060, 061, 062, 065, 068, 072, 075, 092, 093, 302, 400
My Colors Cardstock: Brown Eyes
Canson: Mixed Media Paper
Ranger: Water Brush
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Glue
Glue Dots: Pop Dots

1. Stamp the part of the luggage image you'd like to color with VersaFine ink  on Canson's Mixed Media Paper.

2. Color in the image with the listed Zig Clean Color Markers and the water brush.

3. Die cut a portion of the colored image wi…

Creamy Cupcake

Hello! This week, the Stampendous team is sharing different projects for birthdays. Who doesn't love to get a birthday card? My card for today is bold and bright!

FMS4072: Creamy Cupcake Metal Stencil
Pen from any of the Stencil Duos sets

My Colors Cardstock: Coral Rose
Zig Clean Color Markers: 025, 033, 062, 080
Memories Mist: Blue Martini, Lavender Tea
Imagine: Turquoise Gem Versa Magic, Rose Bud Fireworks! Spray
Canson Watercolor Paper and Mixed Media Paper
Beacon Adheseives: Zip Dry Glue

1. Using Canson Mixed Media Paper, tape down the stencil and trace it with the pen from a Stencil Duo set.

2. Take off the stencil and color in the image using the above listed Zig Clean Color Markers.

3. Cut out the cupcake leaving a border around the image.

4. On the watercolor paper, spray the Memories Mist and Fireworks! Spray.

5. Trim dried watercolor paper to 5" x 3 3/4."

6. Create the card base with Coral Rose cardstock cut to 5 1/2" x 8…