Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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Embossed and Watercolored Floral Birthday Card

Here is my latest try to watercolor an embossed image. I am still struggling with water control.

Supplies: Stamp – Papertrey Ink, paper – Canson watercolor, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Melon Mambo, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, die – Lawn Fawn, embossing folder – Darice, watercolors – Kuretake Gansai Tambi, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Primary Birthday Card

A very basic card! Primary colors and no real embellishments. I embossed only part of the background and then centered the sentiment on that line of demarcation.

Supplies: Stamp – Stampin’ Up!, paper – Gmund Royal, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Real Red, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, embossing folder – Provo Craft, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, twine – MarkerPOP.


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Almost Madras Square Birthday Card

My father turned 83 this week! This is one of the cards I made for him. The On A Whim paper reminded me of a madras sport shirt (he loves colorful plaid shirts in the summer). He didn’t notice – he was blinded by the batch of low fat brownie bites I made for him.  😉

Supplies: Stamp – Papertrey Ink, paper – American Crafts Amy Tangerine On A Whim, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Night of Navy, ink – VersaMark, die – My Favorite Things, embossing powder – Stampin’ Up! Sterling Silver.


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Bright and Cheery Note Cards

I recently picked up a 6 x 6 inch pad of American Crafts paper and coordinating washi tape – On A Whim by Amy Tangerine. It is perfectly bright and cheery!

Supplies: Stamps – Stampin’ Up!, paper – American Crafts Amy Tangerine On A Whim, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Night of Navy, Orchid Opulence (retired), ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – My Favorite Things (pierced rectangle), Stampin’ Up! (curved banner), washi tape – American Crafts Amy Tangerine On A Whim, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, twine – MarkerPOP.


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Floral Bouquet Birthday Card

This card has been rattling around in my head for a while. The Neat & Tangled stencil provided the perfect background for the die cut flowers.

Supplies: Stamp – Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Poptone Razzle Berry, Sour Apple, Stampin’ Up! Daffodil Delight, Pacific Point, inks – Hero Arts Unicorn, Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Inks Tumbled Glass, Twisted Citron, dies – Taylored Expressions, stencil – Neat & Tangled, embossing powder – Ranger Silver Pearl, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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F14 Watercolor Sky Birthday Card

This is a card I made over the weekend, for personal use. It is a larger card – 5 x 7 inches.

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, jet stamp – not sure (the label says ExpressionsInInk.com, and I found that website, but they have ONE set of stamps. I am 99% sure I bought it from AddictedtoRubberStamps.com way back (not that they manufactured it, either!)), paper – Arches watercolor, Gmund Royal, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stardream Silver,  inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Inks Blueprint Sketch, Chipped Sapphire, Salty Ocean, Stormy Sky, Tumbled Glass, VersaFine Onyx Black, Smokey Gray, ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Marker Light Gray (091), dies – Spellbinders, embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Ranger Silver Pearl.

 

 


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Yellow Bloom Birthday Note Card

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Another piece from the scrap folder! (luckily, I made notes about colors used on the scrap!)

Offspring3 gave me a book to celebrate my passing of kidney stone #1.   😉

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, Taylored Expressions Build A Scene, Lemon Meringue, inks – Copic YG25, YR68, Y13, Y18, Hero Arts Unicorn, VersaFine Smokey Gray, dies – Spellbinders, embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, white.