Hello lovelies and welcome to another Trifecta Cardmaking share with STAMPlorations products. Today I share a set of cards, done in a bit different designs, but the starting point was always the same basic technique/end product.
This is the first card I made:
and here are some detail photos:
For the second card I again used the same idea: a gelli printed paper I had created with STAMPlorations stencils on old music notes. Here is the second card:
On the first card the bold background covers the whole card base, that way the end result looks totally different. Here the overall look is more clean and simple due to the white space and only a small gelli circle as a focal point. Here are some detail photos:
And now to the 3rd card:
On this one again as my starting point I used a gelli printed and stenciled paper. This time I took a leaf stamp and stamped with it onto the paper and then fussy cut the pieces. That way I have multi-colored and multi-patterned leaves on a plain background and it is still the same basic idea. On all cards I this way again have stencils, stamps and stickers used – but in a different way on each one. The clear stickers make great sentiments for the cards. And now to the steps. This time round I recorded a step-by-step video for you to watch so you can get a better idea. Hope you like it!
I hope you enjoyed this months Trifecta cards and ideas! If you want to know how to do the stenciled papers, there are plenty of tutorials on YouTube (or check out Birgit Koopsen´ s Instagram Account – there are plenty of ideas up there!). I also made a similar technique with foam stamps and paints, but you could use stencils instead. That video is HERE. Oh, and here are some detail photos of the last card:
See you again in March with another Trifecta tutorial. STAMPlorations is taking a break in February from regular posts.
Hello and happy Monday! Work has begun again, so I am very excited to see how this daily art practice will work out in the long run, but I am trying my best to squeeze in a few minutes every day.
Here is day 9 with the Artist Almanac 2022:
For this page I´ ve used up all the tiny bits and pieces that were left from previous days PLUS the almanac page of day 9. Also some gelli printed paper in on this page, as well as leftover pieces of eco-dyeing-paper I did years back with Tina Walker, when she visited me :). Here is the video.
Today´ s piece is a hot mess of paper scraps and I also tried stenciling with Dimensional Pearls, but that didn´ t work out as planned :). Oh well, I still managed to struggle a page together. Here are some details:
I also continued using the Denglisch stamps here again. I think they fit these pages so well. That´ s why. This is it for today, see you again tomorrow!!
Hello everyone, like mentioned on my Instagram Account, I am planning on creating a piece every day this year and recording a video to go with it. My first one was a total disaster – the video, not the piece – as I messed up the recording and only have a piece of it to share. BUT I improvised and did a photo-add-on to the video that explains all the steps I did. The total time I used for this page was a little over 7 minutes. And here is the piece:
If you are interested on getting yourself a 2022 artist almanac – here is one possibility to get one – go to Tina Walker´ s Insta – she has all contributors listed and some of them still have calendars available :).
I went with the colours from the almanac page and added inks and Posca pen details to the background in same tones. The tag is a recycled piece and I´ ve added a gelli printed leftover piece onto the tag. Then some Klartext “Denglisch” stamp sentiments on top – done with VersaFine Clair ink. The 2022 stickers are by Simple Stories and from the Dani Peuss December Scrapbooking Kit.
The sentiment translates to something like: “Have a good one”! It´ s in “Denglisch” which means a German saying directly translated into English. Only makes sense to German speaking peeps and they find it quite funny. I like these Denglisch stamps so much and wanted to use them on my calendar page. You might be seeing them showing up on regular basis throughout this project :).
I fussy cut the almanac page into smaller bits and added half circles to the background and outlined them with a Stabilo all pen. The leaf pattern on the tag is from the almanac page too. I also love the idea of adding the date to the page for every day. That way I can record daily feelings/thoughts and also see how my “style”/color choices etc. change throughout the year. I am kind of recording my own development with this project. And keeping it short challenges me even more. Here is the video:
Sorry for messing the recording up! But I still hope you get the idea!! I had fun creating this page and am really happy how it turned out – even though I totally panicked while recording and thus messed it all up! Better luck next time, I guess!!
Tomorrow will be another day to play. I might not write so much every day or do a long blog post, but instead just put up the video for you to watch. Because there will be days I for sure can not do a full post and edit the video etc. as there is work and life and family and everything else to be done too :). But I still hope you will enjoy these short takes in incorporating the almanac in my daily practices.
Hello and happy Friday! Today´ s share is a quick mixed media card, created from leftover pieces and residue media bits.
I´ ve got all my faves on this piece: various media leftovers added in layers, fun stamped sentiment and vintage image. I am really into creating this type of cards lately. The vintage images combined with snarky sentiments just hit all bases at the moment :).
I hope your week has been good and you are slowly starting your weekend!!! I still have lots of work to do at our construction site which also is a reason why it has been very quiet here lately. But in a way I have been crafty and creative, just not here on my blog. This morning I just could not wait, but came to my studio for a quick few minutes of creative time and ended up with this card. And now off to other “creative work” :).