Tuesday, October 27, 2020

STAMPlorations Inspiration #291

 

Hello! It's inspiration Tuesday at STAMPlorations, and today I'm using one of the new products released last week, the tall stencil Trees.  I drew inside the stencil with a black fineliner, omitting the leaves, then added some shading with a grey Tombow pen.  I added a stamped and die-cut Christmas Reindeer, and a sentiment from Joy.

Pop on over to the STAMPlorations blog for some more fabulous creative ideas from the team, and don't forget to leave a comment for your chance to win a $15 gift code to the store.  When you're shopping, if you use my code STAMPGIRLSHIRLEY you'll get 20% off the main and digital stores.  

Friday, October 23, 2020

STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebration - Day 5

 

It's the final day of our 7th Birthday Celebrations at STAMPlorations, and for my final card I've gone back to the Bloomfully: Thankful stamp set.  The background mop-up panel was in my stash, so I just stamped the image at the bottom and added a bit of extra colour to enhance the image.  I added the sentiment using the Skinny Sentiments Die set.


All products in the store, including the birthday release, are instantly 10% off in October, and if you use my code STAMPGIRLSHIRLEY you'll get a further 20% off AND you'll get this not-yet-released Just Plaid square stencil.

Don't forget to check out all the ways you can win on the main blog!

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Seize The Birthday - Texture

 

Hellooo!  We've got a new challenge for you at Seize The Birthday - my choice of Texture.  

"the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance"


You can add texture in a number of ways, using pastes, dry embossing, fabric etc. or you can give the appearance of texture using stamps or stencils.

I found this panel in my stash that had gold texture paste through a stencil, so I sponged colour onto the rest of the panel then water-stamped the word 'birthday' - you can just about make out what is literally a watermark.

The girl is from a set by new-to-me company L'Encre et L'Image and the sentiment and banner diecut are from Taylored Expressions.  So I'm entering this into Darnell's NBUS #19 challenge.


Pop on over to the Seize The Birthday blog to see how the rest of the design team and our surprise party guest Angie have interpreted Texture, and play along with us.  You can just play along with our Anything Goes theme if you prefer.


STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebration - Day 4

 

We're on Day 4 of the STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebration already!  Where is the time going?

For today's card I've used another of Sanna's new stencils, Amaranth, to create a clean and simple notecard.  I used Distress Oxides and added white and black pen.  The sentiment is from Blossom Overture.


All products in the store, including the birthday release, are instantly 10% off in October, and if you use my code STAMPGIRLSHIRLEY you'll get a further 20% off AND you'll get this not-yet-released Just Plaid square stencil.

Don't forget to check out all the ways you can win on the main blog!

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebration - Day 3

Yay, Day 3 of the STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebrations!

For today's card I've used one of the fabulous new cover plates, Circles All Over, as a blanket for my baby card.  


I added the main image from Thank You Coffee and a Happy Birthday banner from Deepti's Balloons and Banners.

All products in the store, including the birthday release, are instantly 10% off in October, and if you use my code STAMPGIRLSHIRLEY you'll get a further 20% off AND you'll get this not-yet-released Just Plaid square stencil.

Don't forget to check out all the ways you can win on the main blog!

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebration - Day 2



Woohoo!  It's Day 2 of the STAMPlorations 7th birthday party and we've got more inspiration for you today using products from the new release.

I've used Artflowers2, one of Sanna's new stencils, to make a bold colourful notecard.



I used a pen to trace the shapes then sloshed some colour in them, deliberately offsetting the colour from the pen outlines.  Then I went back over the pen lines with a black brushpen.

All products in the store, including the birthday release, are instantly 10% off in October, and if you use my code STAMPGIRLSHIRLEY you'll get a further 20% off AND you'll get this not-yet-released Just Plaid square stencil.


Don't forget to check out all the ways you can win on the main blog!

STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebration - Day 2



Woohoo!  It's Day 2 of the STAMPlorations 7th birthday party and we've got more inspiration for you today using products from the new release.

I've used Artflowers2, one of Sanna's new stencils, to make a bold colourful notecard.



I used a pen to trace the shapes then sloshed some colour in them, deliberately offsetting the colour from the pen outlines.  Then I went back over the pen lines with a black brushpen.

All products in the store, including the birthday release, are instantly 10% off in October, and if you use my code STAMPGIRLSHIRLEY you'll get a further 20% off AND you'll get this not-yet-released Just Plaid square stencil.


Don't forget to check out all the ways you can win on the main blog!