Clean & Simple 3 Card Class – Day 7 Creative Coloring

I’m so excited about today’s class because we learned how to do some creative coloring.  I love coloring because it is so easy to do and it reminds me of my childhood.  Back then we were not worried about perfection and was happy with what our finally project looked like even if we went outside the lines!!!

The card that I made is sooooo cute!!!  Kristin Werner taught us how to do simple Copic coloring.  I’ve grown to love Copic coloring but have been afraid to use them.  I’m not sure why, they won’t bit.  Sorry I digress, back to today’s card.

Take a look for yourself:

Smile Die Cut

Doesn’t this card make you want to smile and keep smiling.  Anyone who gets this card will have a brighter day.  I will definitely will use my Copic markers to create more cards like this.  The colors I used for my card are RV66,BV17, YR16, BG49 and YR23.

Please leave a comment letting me know what you think of my Copic Colored “Smile”!

Supplies used:

Whitegrain cardstock

Whitegrain cardstock

White Vellum 101856

White Vellum
101856

Copic Markers

Copic Markers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tombow Multi-Purpose Adhesive 110755

Tombow Multi-Purpose Adhesive 110755

Big Shot Die-Cut Machine 113439

Big Shot Die-Cut Machine
113439

Stampin' Trimmer 126889

Stampin’ Trimmer
126889

 

 

 

 

 

 

Into The Woods Mixed Sequins

Into The Woods Mixed Sequins

Hello Sunshine Mixed Sequins

Hello Sunshine Mixed Sequins

Quinns Capital ABCs Lawn Cuts

Quinns Capital ABCs Lawn Cuts

Hearts Lawn Cuts

Hearts Lawn Cuts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature

 

 

 

Clean & Simple 3 Card Class – Day 6 Graffiti Stamping

I have to say that I absolutely LOVE the card I made today for my homework.  I took my time and really put my heart and soul into this card because I wanted it so be super clean and crisp.  I’m still working on the backgrounds into the foreground.  Today’s technique is called Graffiti Stamping.  Graffiti stamping is when you create a background cluster of colors and layers. 

I have to say, the “You” die is my favorite.  I love the look it gives to the cards I’ve seen it on.  I’m so glad I was able to use it to make my card. 

Check out my one layer card graffiti stamped card:

You

So, I said in the beginning of this post, that I took my time and really pulled my card off with a crisp, clean look. Well, I do have a small error that I didn’t notice until after I was done and I couldn’t fix it.  Can you tell what the boo-boo is that I made?

The “strawberry slash” you has to pieces that should be white.  Inside the “O” and the loop in the “Y” should both be white.  Instead of placing the white pieces, I put the strawberry slash color.  The “You” is suppose to look like I wrote it on the white background, when we write those areas would match their background.  Although small it changes the look of the graffiti.  I still like it. 

I will make another card using this die and show you what I mean.

Please let me know what you think of my card in the comment section.

Supplies Used:

SSS Hello You

SSS Hello You

SSS Stripe Greetings

SSS Stripe Greetings

SSS Giving Thanks

SSS Giving Thanks

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSS Big You Die

SSS Big You Die

Classic Crest Solar White CS

Classic Crest Solar White CS

Strawberry Slush 131178

Strawberry Slush
131178

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coastal Cabana 131175

Coastal Cabana
131175

Wisteria Wonder 126985

Wisteria Wonder
126985

Smoky Slate 131179

Smoky Slate
131179

 

 

 

 

 

 

Snail Adhesive 104332

Snail Adhesive
104332

Stampin' Trimmer 126889

Stampin’ Trimmer
126889

Memento Tuxedo Black

Memento Tuxedo Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature

 

 

 

 

Clean & Simple 3 Card Class – Day 5 Backgrounds Into the Foreground

Today’s class is my favorite of all time.  The different techniques that were taught today are amazing.  I’m going to try them all!!  I’m starting with the technique Laura Bassen taught us today.  I seen her do this a couple of times before but have never tried it.  I’m glad I’m getting the chance to to that.  The Masked Background technique is creating a background with masking..no need to use stamps to create this look.  I love it!

Take a look at my card:

You are a true friend

After I was done, I realized I didn’t leave any white space but I like it like that.  The pattern isn’t uniformed which looks great to me.  I have to admit that it wasn’t easy blending my inks together.  I had to press really hard to get the inks to really look uniform.  I will try this technique again using distress inks.  Laura did say they blend so much better.

So tell me what do you think of my plaid background card.

Supplies used:

classic crest solar white CS

classic crest solar white CS

Strawberry Slush 131178

Strawberry Slush
131178

Coastal Cabana 131175

Coastal Cabana
131175

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wisteria Wonder 126985

Wisteria Wonder
126985

Rich Razzleberry 126950

Rich Razzleberry
126950

Onyx Versafine

Onyx Versafine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post-It Full Adhesive Roll

Post-It Full Adhesive Roll

SSS Hello You

SSS Hello You

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature

Clean and Simple 3 Card Class – Day 4 Optical Illusion

Did I say how much I’m enjoying this online card class.  Well here it is, I’m having an awesome time in this CAS 3 Card Class.  I’ve learned so much so far and we have weeks to go.  Enough about me, today’s card focused on a different type of optical illusion, Masking!!  Jennifer McGuire taught us how to use our die cuts to mask of areas and apply ink.  I had fun, so much so, that I ink the side of my card stock with the distress ink that I had to ink the sides of the cards too.  I love how it came out, despite my mistake.

Take a look:

Hey, HelloHey Hello 2

Supplies Used:

classic crest solar white CS

classic crest solar white CS

Labels Collection Framelits Die 125598

Labels Collection Framelits Die 125598

Vintage Photo Distress Ink

Vintage Photo Distress Ink

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worn Lipstick Distress Ink

Worn Lipstick Distress Ink

Ink Blending Tool

Ink Blending Tool

Post-It Full Adhesive Roll

Post-It Full Adhesive Roll

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSS Hello You

SSS Hello You

Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper

Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please let me know what you think about my masked card.

Signature

 

Clean & Simple 3 Card Class – Day 3 Optical Illusion

Yesterday we learned a new technique called optical illusion.  Laura Bassen taught us how to do stamp layering which gives off an optical illusion.  We were taught to start with a subtle background stamp, then bold hues and finish the card with a crisp greeting which will make the whole thing pop.

So, I tried to create a card very similar to that taught in class.  I’m not sure if my card gives the same feel.  I would love it to pop a little bit more.  What do you think?

Take a look at my card:

Thank You

Supplies used:

classic crest solar white CS

classic crest solar white CS

Geometrical Stamp Set 133158

Geometrical Stamp Set
133158

Positively Chevron 130496

Positively Chevron
130496

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another Thank You 133454

Another Thank You
133454

ME Sunny Skies

ME Sunny Skies

Coastal Cabana 131175

Coastal Cabana
131175

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crisp Cantaloupe 131176

Crisp Cantaloupe
131176

Strawberry Slush 131178

Strawberry Slush
131178

Pistachio Pudding 131177

Pistachio Pudding
131177

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smoky Slate 131179

Smoky Slate
131179

ME Bubblegum  Pigment Ink

ME Bubblegum
Pigment Ink

Memento Tuxedo Black

Memento Tuxedo Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tell me what you think?  I’m going to try this technique again with a different background stamp and bolder colors.

Signature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clean & Simple 3 Card Class – Day 2 Faux Letterpress

I’m so excited about my new card.  I had so much fun creating this card, I can’t stop smiling.

Faux Letterpress is another technique that I learned in my online card class.  Shari Carroll taught us how to create this fabulous look of  letterpress without the texture.  I used nothing but ink and it gave this faux letterpress technique a perfectly smooth one layer card.  I love it!!

Take a look at my new card:

Sweet Sunshine

Supplies Used:

Cupcake Party sss130701

Cupcake Party
sss130701

ME Smitten Stamp Set

ME Smitten Stamp Set

VersaMark 102283

VersaMark
102283

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Espresso 126974

Early Espresso
126974

Hero Arts Unicorn Pigment Ink

Hero Arts Unicorn Pigment Ink

Early Espresso CS 119686

Early Espresso CS
119686

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strawberry Slush CS 131295

Strawberry Slush CS
131295

Coastal Cabana 131297

Coastal Cabana
131297

classic crest solar white CS

classic crest solar white CS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starburst Framelits Die 132967

Starburst Framelits Die
132967

 

 

 

 

 

 

I hope you like my card as much as I like making it.  Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think.

Signature

Clean & Simple 3 Card Class – Day 1 Faux Effects

My new online card class, Clean & Simple 3 started today.  I’m so excited.  It was packed with different faux effects.  My card today was inspired by Kristina Werner lesson on faux metal elements.  Creating this card took sometime and trial and error.  My metal circles refused to stay circles but it has grown on me.

The faux metal circle was created using silver embossing powder, circle mask and a heart stamp.  Its amazing what you can create when you put your mind to it.

Take a look at my new faux metal element card:

Buckets of Love

fuax heart close up

Supplies Used:

Strawberry Slush 131178

Strawberry Slush
131178

Coastal Cabana 131175

Coastal Cabana
131175

Pool Party Classic Ink 126982

Pool Party Classic Ink
126982

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Espresso 126974

Early Espresso
126974

Bubblegum Pigment Ink

Bubblegum Pigment Ink

Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder 109131

Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder 109131

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cupcake Party sss130701

Cupcake Party
sss130701

Love This sss101364

Love This
sss101364

Only Have Eyes For You sss101382

Only Have Eyes For You
sss101382

Post-it Labeling Tape 695, 2 Inches x 36 Yards

Post-it Labeling Tape 695, 2 Inches x 36 Yards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also used VersaMark to do my embossing.

I had a great time learning this new technique and I really enjoyed trying out this new technique.  I’m going to continue perfecting this technique so that I can use it on other cards as well.

Let me know what you think of my faux metal element card.  If you have any question regarding how I created this look drop me a line.

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