Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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Colorful Leaves Encouragement Card

This is where the creative process took me yesterday morning.

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, Simon Says Stamp, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Pop Tone Sour Apple, inks – Gina K. Designs Key Lime, Wild Lilac, Lawn Fawn Merman, VersaFine Onyx Black, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Bright Poppies Birthday Card

Well, I am imagining the flowers as poppies that are fully bloomed (petals wide open). Let me know what flower you see!

And I L.O.V.E. being able to make matching envelopes!

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, inks – Stampin’ Up! Cameo Coral (retired), Pink Passion (retired), Taylored Expressions Lime Zest, VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark, die – Simon Says Stamp, sequins – Pretty Pink Posh, embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Ranger Silver Pearl.


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Old Pickup Truck Birthday Card

This was for personal use.

Supplies:  Stamps – Lawn Fawn, Papertrey Ink, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Gray, Poppy Parade, inks – Copic B0000, B34, C3, C5, E21, E23, R29, YG03, YG17, W7, Gina K. Designs Jelly Bean Green, VersaFine Onyx Black, Smoky Gray, dies – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Encouragement Speech Bubble Card

I think the sentiments in Julie Ebersole’s Voices in My Head stamp set are sassy and fun!

The sequins were a last minute addition – I realized the white background (the lady is stamped/embossed/colored directly on that white layer) was too stark. The card was already assembled, so I didn’t want to attempt blending  or additional coloring. Sequins to the rescue.

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, PopTone Sour Apple, Stampin’ Up! Soft Sky (retired), inks – Copic E15, E19, E21, E37, E57, VersaFine Vintage Sepia, die – Lawn Fawn, sequins – Darice? (probably?), embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Black Eyed Susan Thank You Card

I needed one more card to add to the stack to be delivered to HorseSpirit Arts Gallery recently. This was it!

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Desert Storm, inks – Copic B0000, E23, E37, E57, YG95, Y17, Y18, Y35, VersaFine Onyx Black, Vintage Sepia, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear.


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Go For It Galloping Horse Card

I bought this stamp set for a very specific project (this is NOT that project!).

Loving the way this turned out!

Supplies:  Stamps – Stampin’ Up!, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Desert Storm, Stampin’ Up! Poppy Parade, ink – VersaFine Vintage Sepia, dies – Lawn Fawn, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail clear, twine – Martha Stewart.


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Foiled Citrus Got Real Card

Still trying to find my mojo with the citrus set ( Squeeze the Day ) from Essentials by Ellen.

I embossed a collage with Ranger Super Fine Detail embossing powder, and ran it through my laminator with Rainbow Shattered Glass foil. It came out so bright & shiny (and difficult to photograph!).

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, inks – Hero Arts Unicorn, Ranger Emboss It, foil – ThermOWeb iCraft Deco Foil Rainbow Shattered Glass, embossing powders – Ranger Super Fine Detail clear, white.