Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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Trio of On A Whim Paper Cards

This has been the summer of Amy Tangerine’s On A Whim paper collection for me. I hope you are not bored out of your mind by it!

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, Stampin’ Up!, paper – American Crafts Amy Tangerine On A Whim, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Night of Navy, Pool Party, Real Red, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – My Favorite Things (pierced rectangle), Spellbinders (circles), Taylored Expressions (banner), embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Stampin’ Up! Silver Detail, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Green/Blue Ombre Sheet Music Birthday Card

This sheet music background stamp is really so versatile – this time I inked it with 3 different ink colors for an ombre effect.

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, Papertrey Ink, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Bermuda Bay, inks – Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Inks Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feathers, Tumbled Glass, VersaFine Onyx Black, die – My Favorite Things, embossing powder – Ranger Silver Pearl, twine – Stampin’ Up!


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Black, White & Purple Hello Card

I love this black and white floral paper by Amy Tangerine. I paired it with a beautiful purple today.

Supplies: Stamp – Hero Arts, paper – American Crafts Amy Tangerine Oh Happy Life, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Pop’Set Infra Violet, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Orchid Gerberas and Butterfly Birthday Card

I dug out my Gerbera stamp, and bright Copic markers!

Supplies: Stamps – Clearly Besotted, Penny Black, paper – Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Orchid Opulence (retired), inks – Copic E11, E23, E53, RV04, V04, Y13, Y18, YG03, YR04, YR68, Hero Arts Unicorn, VersaFine Smokey Gray, die – Lawn Fawn, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Arts Powder clear, white, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Black and Pink Hello Note Card

This is the same Hero Arts sentiment as the card I posted on Tuesday…I have decided that I love the font. I had never inked it before Tuesday (silly me).

Supplies:  Stamps – Essentials by Ellen, Hero Arts, paper – Avery Elle The Neutral Collection,  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Poptone Razzle Berry, Sour Apple, inks – VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark, dies – Essentials by Ellen (flower, foliage), Taylored Expressions (banner), embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.


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Hello Ice Cream Treat Card

This pink cup has been die cut, sitting on my craft table for at least 2 weeks. While I was reading. I put together the card yesterday, just after I posted that I had no mojo.

SO, I AM TRYING.

Cute, nothing groundbreaking.

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, paper – American Crafts Amy Tangerine On A Whim, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Pool Party, inks – VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark, dies – Hero Arts (cup, swirly topper), Taylored Expressions (banner), washi tape – American Crafts Amy Tangerine On A Whim, straw – Safeway 🙂  , embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Stampin’ Up! Iridescent Ice.


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Stowaway Cards

Offspring3 went to Spain for 5 weeks this summer for a study abroad program.

#missedher

Of course I stashed some cards in her suitcase. For the times that Skype and Facebook messaging were not quite tactile enough.

Most of the cards contain an image or paper that she has gifted me.