May 4, 2016

Crafter's Companion on HSN Today!!

Hello!

This is my second post today, click here if you are looking for my Art Impressions post.

Crafter's Companion is on HSN, TODAY!!! HSN is having an all day Craft day and Crafter's Companion will be on several times during the day showcasing Spectrum Noir products along with some great new products!!
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

My card today features a new stamp that is availble today on HSN. It is a nice big stamp, perfect for backgrounds and coloring!!! After stamping it on some Crafter's Companion Ultra Smooth Card Stock I used my Spectrum Noir Markers to color it up! Markers used: BT2, BT4, BT5, CG2, CT1, CT3, CT4, DG2, DG3, DR1, DR5, DR7, LV3, OR1, PL1, PL2, PL4, PP1, PP3, PP5, TB1, TB2, TB3, TB5, TB6.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion
I used two stitched rectangles to make a frame from black card stock. Next I cut a strip of CC's Heat Resistante Acetate and stamped a sentiment from CC's Flights of Fancy set in watermark ink. Then I heat embossed some white embossing powder.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

Then I used double sided tape to adhere the acetate to the back of the black frame. Then with more double sided tape added the frame to the butterfly panel, then I just added it all to a white card base.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

Thanks for stopping by!! Make sure you stop by HSN today, you will not want to miss all the new products, they will be on through the day!!

Dana

Supplies:
Stamps: Butterfly Lullaby, Flights of Fancy
Crafter's Companion Ultra Smooth Premium White Card Stock, Heat Resistant Acetate
Hero Arts: White Embossing Powder
Spectrum Noir Markers

Some Bunny Loves You

Hello!

I'm on the Art Impression blog with a card featuring the new Mini Bunny Spinner!! This bunny is so cute and with the sentiment in the set, it doesn't have to be a Easter only stamp set!

First I stamped the front and back bunny and two of the egg. Then I used Spectrum Noir Markers to color them up! I used CG1, CT2, CT4, IG1, IG2, IG4, IG6, PP2, PP3, TB1, TB2. Then I used the matching dies to cut out the bunnies and eggs. 

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Art Impressions
Next, I ran them all through my sticker machine. I use white embroider floss in between the sticker bunnies! The little eggs go above the bunny and I always make sure my spinner actually spins ok in my window!

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Art Impressions

I added the spinner bunny and egg to the white card base, pulling the floss taunt. Then I add the pattern paper on top, this hides the floss holding the bunny in the window. 

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Art Impressions

Then I stamped the sentiment on a strip of white card stock and notched the left side. I also die cut some tiny flowers and leaves and used the same Spectrum Noir Makers from above to color them. Then I added the sentiment and then the flowers with foam dots.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Art Impressions

Thanks for stopping by!!

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: Art Impressions - Mini Bunny Spinner Stamp Set & Die
Spectrum Noir Markers
Die: A Muse Studio - Small FLowers

May 3, 2016

Crafter's Companion Sneak Peek

Hello!!

Crafter's Companion will be on HSN tomorrow and today I have a little sneak peek of some stamps!! BUT there will be a lot of new products available tomorrow, you will not want to miss this!!! My card features some new Verity Rose stamps!
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion
I started with the image from the Destiny set and stamped it on some Crafter's Companion Ultra Smooth Card Stock. I also stamped the ticket and flowers from the Accessories set. Then I used my Spectrum Noir Markers to color the images. I used BT2, BT4, BT5, DR1, DR5, DR7, EB8, FS2, FS3, GB10, IG4, IG6, TB1, TB2, TN2, TN7, TN8.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

Next I cut the Destiny image with a fancy rectangle die, then fussy cut the ticket and flowers. I added the fancy rectangle to a white card base with foam tape. Then I added the flowers and ticket to the bottom left corner.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

Last I added a few sequins and then rounded all for corners. I decided not to add a sentiment, when I need a card I can stamp the right sentiment at that time.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

Thanks for stopping by!! I'll be back tomorrow with another card featuring another new product available tomorrow on HSN.

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: Crafter's Companion - Verity Rose & Accessories
Spectrum Noir Markers
Die: Spellbinders - Fancy Rectangle
Sequins: Neat & Tangled - Festive Fall
Crafter's Companion Ultra Smooth Card Stock

May 2, 2016

I'd Be Lion

Hello!!

I'm sharing a card I made this past weekend. I made it for fun and for Unity's Facebook Show & Tell Challenge. The challenge this week is to use an Itty Bitty stamp, so I looked through my Unity collection and pulled out I'd Be Lion Itty Bitty that saw ink for the first time!
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Unity Stamp Co, Photo Play Paper
First I cut some stripe pattern paper from Photo Play Paper, Paper Doll Collection to fit a card base. Then I used a heart die to cut a heart window from the stripe panel. I found a piece of water color that would fit behind the heart.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Unity Stamp Co, Photo Play Paper

I stamped the lion and then used some Prima water colors to color the lion. Then I adhered the stripe panel with the heart window over the lion.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Unity Stamp Co, Photo Play Paper

Next I stamped the sentiment below the heart. From the Paper Doll Collection sticker sheet I picked out a heart and sentiment sticker. Then I used baby powder to take care of the stickiness, that way I can play around the placement. I used twine to make a little bow, then added the heart and sentiment on top of the bow.

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co - I'd Be Lion
Dies: Little B - Hearts
Pattern Paper/Stickers: Photo Play Paper - Paper Doll Collection
Watercolors: Prima Watercolor Confections - Decadent Pies

May 1, 2016

Pinterest Inspired May Challenge

Hello!

It's time for a new challenge at Pinterest Inspired Challenge! The inspiration this month is great and I based my background on the inspiration!! First here is the photo inspiration:

Source
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - My Favorite Things, Papertrey Ink
I really like each water color square, instead of square's I went with solid stripes. I used several different Distress Markers to color three different solids strip stamps. Color, spritz with water, then stamp! I really love how it turned out!!

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - My Favorite Things, Papertrey Ink

Next I used PTI's Half and Half die and cut it from watercolor card stock. I stamped one of the cute cats from My Favorite Things Catitude stamp set, then I stamped one of the sentiments above the cat. I used Distress Markers to color the cat.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - My Favorite Things, Papertrey Ink

I wrapped some twine at the top of the die cut, then added it to my background with foam tape. Last I added a few sequins!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you will play along with us at Pinterest Inspired Challenge!

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: My Favorite Things - Catitude. Papertrey Ink - Background Basics Super Stripes
Distress Markers: Ground Espresso, Candied Apple, Cracked Pistachio, Abandoned Coral, Carved Pumpkin, Mermaid Lagoon, Lucky Clover, Blue Prints Sketch, Wilted Violet
Die: Papertrey Ink - Half & Half
Sequins: Neat & Tangled Festive Fall Mix

April 30, 2016

Chirp Up Soon

Hello!

I'm popping in with a card I made for Virginia's View Challenge! I was searching for some inspiration and found that the challenge has a link up party, with the theme of any type of friendship card. My card is for a friend that is a little down and needs some cheering up!!


Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Hero Arts
I started by die cutting a stitched rectangle from water color card stock. Then I pulled out a Hero Arts stamp set that has been gathering dust, Layering Bird and Branch. I started with the bird using Papertrey Ink's Hawaiian Shores, Aqua Mists and Ocean Tides. For the beak, eyes and feet I used Smokey Shadow.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Hero Arts

For the flowers I used Hero Arts Bubble Gum and Raspberry Jam inks and for the leaves Field Greens, and Forever Greens. I used PTI's Dark Chocolate for the branch and sentiment.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Hero Arts

Last I added white sequins and then adhered the panel to a Kraft card base. The card is flat enough and even with the sequins I think it will go through the mail well enough!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: Hero Arts - Layering Bird and Branch
Inks: Ppaertrey Ink - Smokey Shadow, Hawaiian Shores, Aqua Mists, Dark Chocolate, ocean Tides. Hero Arts - Field Greens, Forever Green, Raspberry Jam, Bubble Gum.
Sequins: Neat & Tangled - Winter Wonderland Mix

April 28, 2016

Peace Comes From Within

Hello!

This is my second post today, if you are looking for my Art Impression post click here.

Today I have a project featuring some new stamps available at Crafter's Companion! Sheena Douglass is releasing a few great Day of the Dead stamps! My project features the flowers from the Floral Fiesta stamp set. I am also entering this in Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes!

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

These flowers can be used for any occasion, and I used them on a wall decor. I found a wood box frame thing, on clearance at the craft store. It's basically a wood frame with both the front and back with a thin sheet of wood, it was painted black and had a fancy sentiment of some sort on top.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

I placed the box over some water color card stock and traced around it with a pencil. Then cut out the square with my trimmer. Next I scribbled Orange, Aquamarine and Heather Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers on a palette, added water and painted the colors all around on my water color square.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

While that was drying I stamped the flowers several times. Then I used my Spectrum Nori Markers to color them all up. I used BT7, CR11, CR10, HB2, HB3, IB2, IB3, LV3, OR2, OR3. Then I fussy cut all the flowers.

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion

When the water coloring was dry I stamped the sentiment from Sheena Douglass Taste of India Mandala stamp set. Next  I used double sided adhesive to adhere the water color square to the box frame. Last I added the flowers.

Here is a picture of it hanging on the wall!

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps - Crafter's Companion


Thanks for stopping by!!

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: Crafter's Companion - Sheena Douglass Day of The Dead - Floral Fiesta, Sheena Douglass Taste of India - Mandala
Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers: Orange, Aquamarine and Heather
Spectrum Noir Markers: BT7, CR11, CR10, HB2, HB3, IB2, IB3, LV3, OR2, OR3
Crafter's Companion Water Color Card Stock
Crafter's Companion Ultra Smooth Card Stock
Box Frame