Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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“Feline Better” Card

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I love the punny sentiment, “Hope you are feline better” that came in the Simon Says Stamp Playful Kittens stamp set.

I cut a circle mask, blended ink through a stencil over the mask, then removed the stencil and blended a little more ink. The cat was stamped, embossed, colored and then die cut from a separate piece of Neenah Solar White card stock.

Supplies: Stamps – Simon Says Stamp, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, inks – Copics C1, R0000, R81, Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Ink Tumbled Glass, VersaFine Smokey Gray, dies – Simon Says Stamp (cat), Spellbinders (circles), stencil – Heidi Swapp, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.


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Pink on Pink Thinking of You Card

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For this card, I used an embossing folder on the light pink paper, and then “painted” color onto the embossed areas using reinkers and an aqua brush.

Supplies: Stamp – Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Melon Mambo, Pink Pirouette, Shimmery White, inks – Stampin’ Up! Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Lawn Fawn, embossing folder – Provo Craft, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, ribbon – Offray.


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Emboss Resist Get Well Card

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For this background, I stamped Spanish Script in Shabby Shutters Distress ink first. After that dried completely, I stamped the foliage in VersaMark and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. Finally, I blended Shabby Shutters over the entire piece.

Supplies: Stamps – A Muse Artstamps, Cornish Heritage Farms, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pear Pizzazz, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Ink Shabby Shutters, VersaFine Smokey Gray, VersaMark, dies – Spellbinders, embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Stampendous Gold Detail.


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Kitten First Birthday Card

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Back with the adorable Simon Says Stamp kitten! Last week’s kitten was practice for this kitten. This time, I added a few mouse friends, and gave them a rug (nice and homey!).

I have a head cold, and I am still trying to make material choices for the kitchen remodel that begins in 10 days. Do you think the people at the tile store are going to be mad if I sneeze on the tile displays??? Have a good weekend!

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, Simon Says Stamp, Stampin’ Up!,  paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Barely Banana (retired), Pool Party, inks – Copic BG0000, B15, C1, C3, C5, RV0000, RV11, Stampin’ Up! Barely Banana (retired), VersaFine Onyx Black, Smokey Gray, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Papertrey Ink (number), Simon Says Stamp (yarn), embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Ranger Silver Pearl, twine – Stampin’ Up!


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Daisy and Butterfly Get Well Card

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Another card for the collection I am working on. Most of these cards are A6 size (4.625 x 6.25 inches).

Supplies: Stamps – Penny Black, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Regal Rose (retired), inks – Copic E23, RV13, V04, YG03, YR0000, YR04, YR09, YR68, Y18, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – My Favorite Things, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, metallic cord – PaperMart.


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Red and Turquoise Balloons Birthday Card

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Gender neutral was the goal.

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pacific Point, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Taylored Expressions (diagonal stripe cutting plate, balloons), embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, embroidery floss – DMC.


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Stegosaurus Valentine’s Day Card

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Happy Valentine’s Day! May your day be filled with chocolate!

Supplies: Stamps – Lawn Fawn, Simon Says Stamp, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Crumb Cake, Night of Navy, Real Red, inks – Copic B39, YG25, YG95, VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark, ZIG Wink of Stella clear, dies – Lawn Fawn (small heart, dinosaur), Spellbinders (large heart), embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Stampin’ Up! Sterling Silver, twine – MarkerPop.