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Archive for February, 2011

February Trail Map: Linda’s View *RRR*

Thank You Violets Finished Size: 8.5″ x 5.5″ Fits an A-9 Envelope Supplies: Stamps: Violets (Auntie Amy’s Embossing Arts) Thank You (Stampendous) Paper: 8.5″ x 11″   solar white card stock (Nennah Classic Crest) 8.25″ x  5″ piece of black card stock (Bazzill) All other card stocks used were from scrap stash Ink: Memento Tuxedo […]

Color Principles Lesson Four from Sherre Hulbert

Artist Sherre Hulbert continues her series on using color principles in all art forms. Color Principles Workshop Lesson Four – Color Mixing In this lesson we will be creating a range of hues by mixing our different paint colors together.  This will give you more of an idea of the wide variety of colors you […]

February 2011Trail Map: Marion’s View *RRR*

Change is Good Finished Card Size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ Before I start I would like to state that since the theme for 2011 is “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” I am trying very hard to use my stash of scraps. Therefore, for the rest of this year you will probably see a lot of supply credits […]

Visible Adhesives

By: Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Last month on one of the Yahoo groups I belong to, Inky Fun Stampers, we had a challenge to use visible adhesives, such as brads and eyelets.  I thought this was an interesting idea so decided to blog about it here at the Watering Hole. There are of course many […]

February 2011 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

Finished card size: 5.25 x 7.875 A concerned bee from Regena’s February sketch. Supplies: Stamps: Large Bee (Rubbernecker) Medium Bee (Meer Image) Small Bee (Inkadinkado) Honey comb (Meer Image) Paper: Black card stock (C.S.) White card stock (C.S.) Inks: Black ink pad (unknown) Sepia ink pad (Archival Ink) Other: Copic Markers (Too Corporation) Scissors Computer […]

Feedburner Issues

If you are signed up to receive emails from our subscription service – Feedburner, you may have noticed a different Sender address.  I checked  it out and here is Feedburner’s response to questions they are receiving concerning this issue.  Recent change to the email service resulting in more deliveries ending up in spam or bulk […]

February 2011 Trail Map

The different ways this Trail Map can be interpreted are almost endless.  This sketch will make beautiful cards, no matter what the occasion. Enjoy the different ways our team interpreted this sketch! Stamp Credits: Rubbernecker, Meer Images, Inkadinkado Stop by tomorrow for Grandpa Ken’s step by step directions. Stamp Credits: Stampers Anonymous and 100 Proof […]

Around the World: Nancy’s View

Asian Dragon Finished Card Size: 8.5” x 4.25” Supplies: Stamps: Asian (NonSequitur) Asian Inspired (Fiskars) Papers: Glossy cardstock Transparency Film (3M) Brown cardstock Inks: Chocolate Fresh ink pad  (Fresh Ink Seattle)  Jet Black StazOn ink pad(Tsukineko) Black India Ink (Superior) Sharpie CD/DVD Marker Other: Embossing powder Corner punch   Directions: When I do backgrounds, I usually […]

Around the World: Lorraine’s View

If you can’t do your own traveling around the world, I thought the next best thing would be to put a ship in a bottle and send it out on the waves to take its own journey.  Who knows, you might even get it back! Supplies: Stamps: Bottle (Just for Fun) Ship (Just for Fun) […]

Looking Forward

The holidays are over, the decorations all put away, and things are back to normal (whatever normal looks like).  January whizzed by in a flash.  It’s hard to believe we’re into the second month of 2011 already! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  I remember how fun it was as a child to punch […]

Around the World: Marion’s View

    World Traveler     Finished card size: 4.25”x 6”     Supplies: Stamps: All postage stamps (Hero Arts) Sentiment-Inkadinkadoo (EK Success) Suitcase and Passport (PSX) Antique Map – Flourishes Inks: Tuxedo Black – Mement0 (Tsukineko) Midnight Blue – Stazon (Tsukineko) Sepia and Sand – (Memories) Paper: Ivory – (The Paper Company) Other: Alcohol Ink Markers (Copic) B26, […]

Around the World: Linda’s View *RRR*

Finished card size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Dove (Make an Impression) Paper: 5.25″ x 4″  black card stock (Bazzill) A2 Card Blank (Joann) 8.5″ x 11″  white card stock (Staples) 3.75 x 2.5″ scrap of gold card stock (my stash) Small scrap of green card stock (my stash) Ink:  Onyx Black Versafine ink pad […]

Around the World: Cathy’s View

 Not All Who Wander Finished card size:  5.5″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Winter Panel, available at Rubbernecker (Stamp Oasis) “Not all who wander…” (Lost Coast Stamps) Paper: White cardstock (Papertrey Ink) Glossy black cardstock (Marco’s Paper) Red handmade paper (unknown) Brown worn-looking paper (Paper Odyssey) Cream cardstock (Paper Odyssey) Ink: Distress Embossing Ink (Ranger) India Ink […]