Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


Shimmery Dragonfly Hello Card

I squeezed in a little time at the craft table in yesterday afternoon…and picked a stamp I had not used in a while.

The dragonfly wings were painted with Pearl Ex (and gum Arabic). The dragonfly body was watercolored.

Here is a close up of the shimmer on the wings:

 

This card is a 4.25 inch square. It does fit into a regular A2 envelope.

Supplies: Stamps – Altenew, Stampendous, paper – Canson watercolor, Stampin’ Up! Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake. ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Marker Cobalt Blue (031), watercolors – Kuretake Gansai Tambi, Pearl Ex Duo Blue-Green, die – Stampin’ Up!, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.


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Henna Collage Get Well Card

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This card is part of a collection that I am working on for someone. I am ALMOST done the collection, but I keep getting sidetracked. I really need to power through and get it done.

Kitchen remodel begins today. I spent part of the weekend packing up everything currently in the kitchen and moving it to the basement. REALLY tired. I am curious to see the new kitchen come together.

Supplies: Stamps – Altenew, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Calypso Coral (retired), Taylored Expressions Grape Jelly, inks – Stampin’ Up! Calypso Coral (retired), Certainly Celery (retired), Lovely Lilac (retired), VersaFine Smokey Gray, dies – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Ranger Liquid Platinum, ribbon – PaperMart.


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Instant Camera Happy Moments Note Card

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I was back on Amazon over the weekend, looking at instant cameras (nope, didn’t buy one!).

Supplies: Stamps – Altenew, paper – Canson watercolor, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Tempting Turquoise, inks – VersaFine Onyx Black, ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers Cobalt Blue (031), Green (040), Light Gray (091), Light Green (041), dies – My Favorite Things, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.


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Henna Elements Coloring Practice

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I spent some time coloring over the weekend (these are all for various projects I am working on). In addition to coloring, I also spent time doing laundry, shoveling snow, making more pretzel rolls (Brezen Semmel post), and most importantly, NAPPING.

Have a great Monday!

Supplies: Stamps – Altenew, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, inks – Copic B00, B02, B05, BG10, BG15, C1, C3, C5, C7, RV11, RV14, RV19, V04, V09, YG03, YG06, YG23, YG25, YR04, YR09, Y18,  VersaFine Onyx Black, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.


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Instant Camera Card

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I got this cute little stamp set in my Christmas stocking. Just adorable. I’m sure it struck a note with Offspring3 (my personal Santa), we were talking about possibly purchasing an instant camera (for a project I want to do) while we decorated the Christmas tree a few weeks ago.

(I decided the cost of the film would be too great…convenient, but too expensive. I can do the project with my regular camera & printer, it will just take a little longer.)

ANYWAY…I stamped the cameras and watercolored them with the ZIG pens/markers and an aqua brush.

Supplies: Stamps – Altenew, paper – Canson watercolor, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Gray, inks – VersaFine Onyx Black, ZIG Clean Color Real Brush Markers (all 12 colors in my 12 color set), embossing powder – Ranger Liquid Platinum.


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Fall Colors Henna Elements Birthday Card

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I sent this off to my GREAT friend, Irene. I miss her living across the cul-de-sac.

One of the trees at her old house caught my attention yesterday, while I was cleaning. Isn’t it beautiful?

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Supplies: Stamps – Altenew, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, inks – Copic G99, R02, R39, R89, YG95, Yr04, YR09, YR68, Y18, VersaFine Smokey Gray, ZIG Wink of Stella clear,  die – Lawn Fawn, sequins – Pretty Pink Posh, embossing powder – Stampendous! Gold Detail.