Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Earth Laughs in Flowers

Hello friends!
Darlene with you today sharing another creation using beautiful digital images from
TheArtsystamperShop.  Bev has created some gorgeous designs that I'm having so much fun playing with.  This time I decided to go with a very CAS (clean and simple) design. 



By using a couple of Bev's gorgeous digital stamps & one of her sentiments, I've been able to create a quick and BEAUTIFUL card that I think anyone would love receiving!

I've created my panel by bringing her digital images into a new document in WORD10 which I've sized to a 4x6 panel.  This way I could manipulate the flowers in size and orientation as well as deepen the color on the larger aster and change the color of my butterflies to match my flowers.  I love that these images are available in both .jpg & .png format.  By using the .png file, I'm able to 'overlap' my images to create a scene as above.

This beautiful aster is included in the Aster Garden Paper pack ... do check it out!!


The sentiment & butterflies come from the beautiful Field Flower Silhouettes Nature set.


You'll certainly want to check out the TheArtsystamperShop and for inspiration,  subscribe here at the Artsystamper Blog.  The design team ladies are amazing and are showcasing some amazing works of art ... be sure to pop over and see for yourself.


Wishing you all an AMAZING day ahead! 
As always, thanks SO MUCH for taking the time to stop by! 


Sunday, August 18, 2019

Take a little time to relax...

Hello,
I am Inga Betenshi and today I would like to show you a card made with digital images by Beverly Cole.
I used  Nature of the Beach Digital Stamp Set from TheArtsystamperShop (Etsy)


It is the same shell that I scaled, flipped and printed. Then coloured with alcohol markers.

(a close up)



It is a half panel card although it is not obvious!



For more inspiration subscribe to Artsystamper Digitals Blog, be sure you visit regularly to see new projects!
Also I recommend to check out Beverly's youtube channel BZ Cole Mixed Media and Artsystamper (Facebook)

That's all for today, see you later!



Friday, August 16, 2019

Mermaid Wishes

Hi there, Aly here, Ooooh I do love the fantastical and I love mermaids, so when I got these images I was thrilled to bits. You can make a card for any occasion.

I have used Mermaid Wishes

You can see more about this card on my blog.

See you next time hugs Aly xx


Thursday, August 15, 2019

Koi Pond Stamp Set - Mega Bookmark with Kimberly Wiener


Hello there!  Kimberly Wiener here sharing another creation using  Beverly Cole's lovely images available on Etsy at TheArtsystamperShop.


Today I am featuring the 36 piece Digital Koi Pond Stamp Set.  
This set features several variations of colored and non colored koi, 
water lilies, bubbles and sentiments.



I selected a few of the waterlily images and grouped them together
 lengthwise to create a long and wide bookmark.  After I colored them with alcohol markers, I added a hole punch and a few layers of colored card stock.  

My final step you can see on my blog is where I add discarded and broken jewelry for a one of a kind sentimental bookmark tassel.




I hope that you have time to create and enjoy these 
wonderful images by Beverly Cole!



To see more about this project as well as details on the supplies used, 
please be sure to visit my blog

Please visit the Facebook Page: Artsystamper Digitals
Also visit Artsystamper on Instagram is a great place to see many inspiring projects! 

Beverly Cole has videos on YouTube  - BZCole Mixed Media with tutorials for her
 digital images as well as tips, tricks, and projects in process!

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Nature of the beach - Mixed Media tag








Hello lovelies, hope you are well! today I am sharing my DT creation for Artsystamper
I just love Beverly's digital stamps and this wonderful Sea Turtle is one of my very favourites! I have used the 'Nature of the Beach' digital stamp set to create my mixed media art tag. 






To create my tag, I took a piece of Kraft card stock measured at 5 Inches x 3 Inches and adhered this wonderful paper from the Cherry Blossoms digital paper pack. Next, I used the Tim Holtz Curiosity definition rubber stamp along with Black soot distress ink 





Once the ink was dry, I then adhered a honeycomb die cut and torn pieces of corrugated cardboard to my tag. I then added the Sea Turtle digital stamp from the kit. Finally, I adhered an M&C Boutique foliage die cut from corrugated cardboard also. Thanks so much for stopping by, I really appreciate your lovely comments. Hugs, Zowie xx 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Mermaid Wishes Series Part 2 - by Jess

Hello friends!



It's Jess (AKA - fresh. by jess!) here today to share with you Part 2 in my Mermaid Series for the Artystamper design team. I know I will make you fall in love with the  Mermaid Wishes Digital Stamp Set.

Here is handmade card #2:


To start, print off your digital image after sizing to desired size. To color this one, I used Nuvo Aquaflow pens. The background paper is from the Marble Magic Digital Paper Pack. Simple, elegant and oh so easy!  

Want more? Check out all the Artsystamper Media Channels:
Etsy Shop: TheArtsystamperShop

I look forward to sharing Part 3 in two weeks!

See you soon!

Jess

Monday, August 12, 2019

Nature of the Beach with Carole


Hello and Happy Monday!


I am thrilled to be joining the Artsystamper Addicts Design Team and this is my first project for Artsystamper.com

I used the Nature of the Beach Digital Stamp Set and Marble Magic Digital Paper. Here is the 5 x 7 inch card I made:


I planned my card design in MS PowerPoint on my laptop, simply because this is what I am most used to. This is very easy to do as Bev provides all the images in .png format which means they have transparent backgrounds. I opted to use the pre-coloured images this time and I need to tell you that the colours and details are terrific! Once I was happy with my design I printed out the individual elements and the River Meadow Marble Magic background paper. I fussy cut the images right up to the black line and die cut some seaweed from the spare background paper. Then I gathered all the tools I would need for my project:


I started by lightly inking over the paper to make it darker, especially close to the base where there would be shadows. I inked the edges of the paper with Peacock Feathers and Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide. I also inked the edge of the seaweed to give it a bit more definition so that it would stand out better on the background.


I always run around the edges of my fussy cut digi images with a black Copic marker. This conceals any white edges which are left after cutting. For this project, I decided to shape the turtle, shells and starfish by using a large stylus on a foam mat. Simply turn the image upside down and roll the stylus around from the centre outwards - some creases may occur, but this is not a problem.


Now that the elements are ready, I place them roughly where they are to go and take a photo to remind me where to attach them.


I decided to add a little extra stamping and such to the background, not that it needed it, but I just like to add my mark on cards I make using pre-coloured images. I stamped some wild grasses in Hickory Smoke and Black Soot Distress Ink. I also added some watered down white acrylic paint splatters and some water spots which bleached out some of the colour. The turtle was the first image to be attached using foam pads in the centre and glue around the edges. The shells, seaweed and starfish were also arranged on foam pads to keep their shape and dimension.



Once everything was in place, I added some Stickles to the starfish and shadows to the conch shells and the turtle shell using grey Copic markers. I also added some white highlights to the images using a white Posca paint pen. Some dried flowers were tucked behind the shells to mingle with the seaweed.
Small iridescent sequins were added to the background along with some Nuvo Crystal drops to replicate bubbles. Wet glue was applied along the bottom of the background and Golden Prills sprinkled over to represent the sandy sea floor. 



Finally, the sentiment was matted onto blue card and attached on foam tape.



The background was then matted onto dark blue card and placed onto a 5 x 7 inch card base. 
Here a final look at the finished card:



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I mentioned before that I prepare my design in PowerPoint. I decided to print out the slide and make a one-layer, flat card - perfect for popping in an envelope and mailing. These digitally designed cards are quick and easy to make. Bev has a great tutorial on how to do this on her You Tube channel here.
You'll notice that I added some of Bev's Field Flower Silhouettes to the Marble Magic background paper, digitally changing the colour from black to teal and green. I added Posca paint pen lines and dots in black and white to the images. I matted the image onto dark blue paper and attached it to a 5 x 7 inch card base. 




 Nature of the Beach            Marble Magic              Field Flower Silhouettes
      



That's all from me for today!