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Archive for July, 2010

Club Scrap: Nancy’s View

by: Nancy Thaut, Artistic Guide  Finished card size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Pure & Simple Club Scrap kit stamps Papers: Pure & Simple Club Scrap kit paper Inks: Sky Grey (ColorBox) Pearlescent Ivy (Brilliance) Other: Oval scallop punch (Marvy Uchida) Corner punch (EK Success) Scallop punch( EK Success) Copic pens: G21, YG63, C5 Clear Embossing […]

Beautiful – Asian Influence Landscape Layered Collage

Finished Size: 10.5″ x 15.5″ This project was featured on page 54 in my book – “Teach Yourself Visually –  Collage & Altered Arts” published by Wiley (creators of the “Teach Yourself Visually” and “Dummies” Series of books). Supplies: Stamps: Asian Beauty (woman), Fans, Compass, Coins (Judikins) Vine, Oriental Postage Stamp (100 Proof Press ) Papers: […]

Club Scrap: Chris’ View

By: Chris M. Herrmann, Artistic Guide It’s Not Easy Being Green  Finished card size: 4.25″  x  5.5″ I received this great box from Club Scrap a few days and could not wait to dive in and get creative with whatever was packed inside. Oh my, what a surprise to see bright lime green card stock […]

Club Scrap: Sandra’s View

Today we feature the artwork of Artistic Guide, Sandra Blackwell. She did some awesome projects using her Pure & Simple kit from Club Scrap! Hello  Cut grey paper in half and fold to make card. Cut green cardstock 3″ x 3.5″. Stamp plant in pot on one side. Stamp Hello stamp twice on a 2″ […]

Watercolor Pencil Tip!

By Roni Johnson, Artistic Guide There are so many wonderful stamp images in the market place that can be personalized by coloring them with a multitude of inks, paints or other medium. One of my favorite techniques for coloring this type of image is an oldie but a goodie…watercolor pencils.  I prefer to use Staedtler watercolor pencils […]

Club Scrap: Ken’s View

 Finished card size: 5.25″ x 7.875″ Iv’e had this lime sploched show dog photo for awhile and now I get to use it with Club Scrap’s beautiful papers. Supplies: Stamps: Pure & Simple (Club Scrap) Papers: Pure & Simple Kit (Club Scrap) Ink: Tuxedo black Memento dye ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: Dog pic (computer) Dog paw border […]

Club Scrap: Stephanie’s View

I’ve been in book-making mode lately, so I decided to use the materials in my Club Stamp box to make a couple of books. One book design came with the kit, so I followed those directions to make one book (although I did turn it sideways!) The other book is a fun and simple design […]

Club Scrap: Jennifer’s View

By: Jennifer Willis, Artistic Guide Masculine Birthday Card  Finished card size: 5.5 x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Love and Laugh Unmounted Rubber (Club Scrap) Paper: Pure and Simple Paper Pack (Club Scrap) Inks: Top Boss Clear Embossing Ink (Clear Snap) Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad (Tsukineko) Opalite Nordic Ice Ink Pad (Tsukineko) Other: Pewter Brads (Unknown) […]

Club Scrap: Bea’s View

Lime green?  Oh my, what to do.  I must say this was definitely a challenge for me. I looked at this paper and it just didn’t talk to me. Know what I mean? Do you ever have those projects/colors/stamps that just don’t inspire you?  It seems like it took me forever to decide what to […]

Rubber Stamping Trivia – Worlds Largest Rubber Stamp!

I like fun and quirky bits of trivia so I thought I’d share some with you… Do you know how big  or where the world’s largest rubber stamp is located? Believe it or not this “free” rubber stamp stands 28′ 10″  tall, 26′ wide by an amazing 49  feet long!!!  It was designed by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van […]

Club Scrap: Roni’s View

Publisher’s Note: Roni wrote such a great introduction for Club Scrap and its kits, I thought I would let her tell you all about our July featured rubber stamp company!  Grab a cup of refreshment, put your feet up and relax as you read all about Club Scrap and the kit our team received! I hope you enjoy the […]

Guest Artist: Kathie McGuire

Kathie McGuire, Artist What a treat we have for you this month. Kathie McGuire, of Gilbert, Arizona, is our guest artist.  Kathie’s creative talent never ceases to amaze those who follow her. The creative process seems to come effortlessly to her!  You will enjoy thewonderful project she is sharing with us this month. It uses […]

A Different Take on Bleaching

Finished card size: 4.25″  x  5.5″ This is a technique that I created quite a while ago. It was during the “Bleach” phase and as usual, I wanted to do something different so I started experimenting and this is the technique I came up with. Supplies: Stamps: Enjoy Life’s Moments (Hero Arts) Shell group (Another […]

Stamping on Photographs – Part II

By:  Linda Selymes, Artistic Guide Hi again, dear reader.  The first thing I want to do today is fix the little mistake on one of the scenes I already showed you.  Here is the one I’m talking about.  There’s a little bit of black ink in the upper left corner. I could make a lot worse […]

July Trail Map: Marion’s View

Faith Hope, Love Finished card size:  5”x7” This card is going to a friend who is recovering from surgery. Itr can also be a very different sympathy card. I love the sentiment because it can apply to so many different situations. Supplies: Stamps: Kanji Faith Characters (Stampendous) Fanciful Leaf Filaments (Hero Arts) Sentiment – GW0625 […]

Stamping on Photographs – Part I

By: Linda Selymes,  Artistic Guide I love beautiful pictures,  paintings, and photographs, especially those of landscapes.  I love mountains, water, skies, fields of wild flowers….I love it all!  That is probably why I was so drawn to scenic stamping when I first saw it.  And since I don’t draw very well, I was thrilled by […]

July Trail Map: Linda’s View

I belong to an online birthday club, where we send greetings each month to members who have a birthday.  We normally include a little something in the card, like brads, or rubons, some die cuts, etc……..just a little token.  I have a lovely sheet of butterfly rubons I want to send, and they fit perfectly […]

July Map Master Project

  When I looked at this month’s sketch, I couldn’t come up with much. Then I turned it sideways and for some reason it reminded me of a treasure chest. So let’s map out the chest and unlock the treasure inside.  Treasure Chest Finished size: (A8) 5.25″ x 7.875″ Supplies: Stamps: Large wood grain background  (River City […]

July 2010 Trail Map

July 2010 Trail Map by Regena This month’s trail map has a lot going on! What to do with those three stips?  Our talented Guides have figured it!  Check out their beautiful and varied take on this month’s map. And you’re in for treats all week long. We not only have our Map Master’s rendition […]

Summer Joy

Summer Joy Finished card size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Canvas Background Stamp (Stampin’ Up!) Summer By The Sea (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: All papers by Stampin’ Up!:    Ballet Blue    Chocolate Chip    Creamy Caramel    Vanilla Ink: Basic Brown (Stampin’ Up!) Other: Baby Blue Plaid .25″ satin ribbon Foam Tape/Dots Double Sided Adhesive Chalks/Pastels […]