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Alcohol Ink Sunflowers

By: Roni Johnson, Artistic Guide Alcohol Ink Sunflower Technique Finished Size: Varies Supplies: Stamps: Sentiment (Just For Fun Rubber Stamps) Ink: Archival Ink (Ranger Industries) Adirondack Alcohol Ink (Ranger Industries)      Butterscotch      Espresso      Lettuce      Meadow Adirondack Alcohol Blending Solution (Ranger Industries) Paper: Glossy Cardstock (Ranger Industries) Cardstock (Bazzill Basics) Other: Alcohol Blending Tool […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Veteran’s Day

Card size: 9.125″ x 4″ Supplies: Stamps: Dog Tags ( River City Rubber Works) US Marine & Navy Seals (Inkadinkadoo) Paper Navy cardstock (unknown) Red cardstock – (Marco’s) White cardstock – (Marco’s) Inks: Fresco and Indigo Velvet ink pads (Stampa Rosa) Frost White ColorBox ink pad (Clearsnap) Other: Chevron punch (Punch Bunch) Cuttlebug stars die cut (ProvoCraft) Cuttlebug […]

Bodacious Backgrounds — Part III

Finished Card Size 5.5″ x 4.25″  Today we’re going to work with inks and water and card stock to make some really easy backgrounds for bodacious cards.  This is another Tim Holtz speciality, with a twist at the end.  As usual, when you are making backgrounds, you don’t want to make just one.  So let’s […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010:Festive Fall Charm Bracelet

 This project actually started out as an exercise to test different inks on shrink plastics.  I decided to make it a Welcome Fall bracelet project (because I needed one!) and it’s that time of year.   This would also make a great birthday gift and is versatile enough to make it for any event or holiday.  […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Thank a Vet

Finished card size: 5.25 x 7.875 On November 11th we honor our Veterans, alive and dead. They are our freedom. I made a card featuring my Uncle George, who fought in World War One.  Supplies: Paper: White card stock (C.S.)  Black card stock (C.S.) Red card stock (C.S.) Patriotic burst (The Paper Studio) Military words (The […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Pumpkin Blast *Unique Technique*

Finished size 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Pumpkin (Impression Obsession) Paper: Coco (The Paper Cut) Glossy white (unknown) Rust (Marco’s Paper) Ink: Alcohol Inks  (Ranger) Versafine (Tsukineko) Other: Smooch paints (Colorsnap) E-6000 (Edectic Products) Double-stick tape (Golfsmith) Crackle Accents (Ranger) Compressed gas (Falcon Safety products) Embossing powder (PK Glitz) Heatgun (Milwaukee) Raffia (unknown) Directions: I call this […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Gated Pinwheel Christmas Card

Finished size card: 5” x 5” In August I received my bi-monthly issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter and fell in love with this new pinwheel technique.  The pinwheel design was contributed by Hetty Sanders.  Always looking for something unique and easy, I thought the gated fold card would be a perfect match for this project. […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Take Out Menu Holder

 Finished size: 4.5″ x 8.5″ I got this idea from a web site called Vocalpoint and thought it was a great idea. We don’t eat out very much  and don’t have a lot of take out menus so I chose a smaller book but you can choose any size to fit your lifestyle. Supplies: Stamps: […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Thanksgiving Candle

Finished candle size: 6” tall   Supplies: Stamps: “Natures Vein” (Close To My Heart #D1232) Paper: Vanilla Cream cardstock (Close To My Heart) Desert Sand cardstock (Close To My Heart) Autumn Terra Cotta cardstock (Close To My Heart) Chocolate cardstock (Close To My Heart) Ink: Basic Brown permanent ink (Stampin’ Up) Other: 6” Candle Watercolor […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Fairy Wall Hanging

Fairy Wall Art Finished Size: 8 x 9.75″  Supplies: Stamps: Bubble Fairy (Sweet Pea Stamps) Inks: Jet Black StazOnInk Pad (Tsukineko) Paper: Heavy cardstock (Unknown) Other: Dominoes (Unknown) Colored Pencils: (Derwent)      Blue      Green      Purple Foam Mounting Tape (Scotch) Omni Stick (Hammerhead America) Foam Board (Unknown) Blue Mat Board Scrap5 x 7″ (Unknown) […]

Bodacious Backgrounds — Part II

  Finished Card Size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ Hi again.  Last time we made backgrounds for cards with a technique called Faux Bleach Batik.  Today, we’ll finish up the last background, and do something with the copy paper sheets we ironed the EP onto.  Here’s the list of additional supplies you will need to do these cards. […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Halloween 3-D card

Finished card size: 5.25″ x 7.875″ This Halloween card takes a little more cutting, sizing, folding and punching, but worth it for that special scary person in your life. Supplies: Paper: White card stock (C.S.) Black card stock (C.S.)  Raven on candlestick (My minds eye ‘Haunted raven’#Hau108) Spiders (My Minds Eye ‘Haunted spiders’ #Hau108) Orange […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Spooky Banner

 Supplies: Stamps: Spider web (Rubber Stamp Ave) Spider (Qwik Art) Raven (Qwik Art) Tiny Owl (Prickly Pear Rubber Stamps) Tiny Scroll (Hampton Arts) Ouija Board (Oxford Impressions) 3 cats (Rubber Stamp Ave) 2 bats (Oxford Impressions) RIP tombstone (Rubber Stamp Ave) Paper: Black cardstock (The Paper Temptress) Ink: Coal Black and Henna Ancient Page ink […]

Bodacious Backgrounds — Part I

Hi readers!  I love making my own backgrounds and I don’t ever do just one background at a time.  If I’m working a technique, I always make a minimum of four, sometimes lots more.  This week I’m going to focus on some background techniques I really like, and I hope you like them too.  The articles […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010

Today marks the third annual Holiday Blizzard here at Stamper’s Quest. Our goal is easy…to provide you with great project ideas for the upcoming holiday season. This year, our team covers everything from Halloween to Christmas. Almost 30 projects – one per day – for daily inspiration to whet your creative juices!  Everything from jewelry […]

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Spooky Halloween Bracelet

Spooky Halloween Shrink Art Bracelet Finished Size: Varies Supplies: Stamps: House, Tombstone & Crow (Inkadinkado) Cat & Bat Girl (Ink Stained Roni – Queen Kat Designs) Ink: Black Archival Ink   (Ranger Industries) Other: Shrink Plastic (clear) Bic Markers Jump Rinks Bracelet Chain Hole Punch Scissors Directions: Stamp desired images on clear shrink plastic using Archival or Staz-On […]

Etched Glass

Finished card size: 5.25″ x 7.875″ After etching about all my glasses and bottles, I found etching on small mirrors and using them on cards, easy and fun. Here’s a simple one… Supplies: Papers: Black card stock (C.S.) White card stock (C.S.) Other: Assorted mirrors (Hobby Lobby) Clear adhesive vinyl (Hobby Lobby) Armour etch cream […]

Linda’s View October Trail Map

Finished Card Size:  5.0″x 7.0″ Artist’s Note:  I took some artistic license with this sketch to get the two stamps in I wanted to use.   The background pink ribbon logo is part of a freebie digital set drawn by Lindsay’s Stamp Stuff.  With apologies to the artist, in order to fit it on my card, I […]

Marion Oct 2010 Map – Fight Like a Girl

Fight Like a Girl Finished cared size: 4.25”x5.5” Supplies: Stamps: Fight Like a Girl set 63 (Flourishes) Paper: White Cardstock (Neena Classic Crest) All decorative papers (It Takes 2) Pink – Rose Quartz    (Star Dream) Ink: Lilac Roses and Grape Jelly Memento ink pads (Tsukineko) Copic Markers R81, R83, R85 (.too) Other:   Medium and large […]

October 2010 Trail Map: Map Master’s view

CURE Finished card size: 5.25″ x 7.875″ A card for a cancer survivor and the need for a cure using Regena’s October sketch. Supplies: Paper: All Cancer papers (It Takes Two) Black card stock (CS) Pink card stock (CS) Other: Cancer ribbon punch (Mc Gill) Heart punch (Martha) Oval punch (Cuttlebug) Directions: Use the paper […]