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Archive for April, 2011

“Apeeling” Peel Offs – Part 3

By: Marion Davis – Artistic Guide This time I want to give you a few techniques that will take your stickers to a new dimension. Under Metal: Use HVAC tape from the hardware store or Metal Foil by Amaco. If you are going to color these with alcohol inks do that first. Cut a piece […]

“Apeeling” Peel Offs – Part 2

By: Marion Davis, Artistic Guide Image Stickers This article covers the positive and negative parts of image stickers, and how to add color in the background, to the outlines themselves, and to background paper as well as layering on colored papers. Let’s start by discussing how to handle larger stickers. If you want to span […]

“Apeeling” Peel Offs – Part 1

By: Marion Davis, Artistic Guide For those of you who are unfamiliar with “peel off” stickers I think you are in for a treat.  First of all these stickers have many names. I was originally introduced to them by friends from the UK. There they are called “Peel offs” and Dawn Bibby had many on […]

Art Coasters

Art Coasters By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished Size:  4 by 4 inches One of the Yahoo groups I belong to, Gingersnap Creations, recently did an exchange of art coasters and I joined in.  Now, my first experience with this fun stamping surface was after reading a post here at Stamper’s Quest by our very […]

Pennywise Arts 2011 Blog Hop: And the winners are…

First of all, before announcing the winners of this year’s blog hop candy, I wanted to say THANK YOU for everyone visiting and leaving such wonderful comments on everyone’s projects.  It is you, our reader’s, that truly make Stamper’s Quest a special place for our Artistic Guides.  And speaking of Artistic Guides, I’m so proud […]

PWA Blog Hop Link Problem

For those who may have visited the Blog Hop projects early this morning, there was an error with a link from Nancy’s project going to Stephanie’s project.  It is now fixed. Also, we have one more project that didn’t get into the mix last night.  Cathy’s card and directions are now featured on the Lead […]

Pennywise Arts 2011 Blog Hop: Dragonfly and Fish

You’ve arrived at the end of our microbeadie trail here at  Stamper’s Quest Magaine. This is our last featured project of this year’s Pennywise Arts Blog Hop.  If you have just arrived here and don’t know about the Hop, please visit the Pennywise Arts Blog to learn all about it.  If you haven’t seen our featured article […]

Pennywise Arts 2011Blog Hop: Happy Birthday

If you just arrived here at Stamper’s Quest, you don’t want to miss out on the beginning of this fantastic Blog Hop we are participating in with Pennywise Arts!  The beginning of the hop starts at the Pennywise Arts Blog. We have several projects featured here at Stamper’s Quest, so if you just joined, go back […]

Pennywise Arts Blog Hop 2011: Beadie Sunflower

So here we are at our first featured project of this year’s Pennywise Arts Blog Hop.  If you have just arrived here and don’t know about the Hop, please visit the Pennywise Arts Blog to learn all about it.  If you haven’t seen our featured article to begin hopping here on the Trail, click here […]

Pennywise Arts Blog Hop 2011: Of Eggs and Kimonos ***RRR***

You’ve arrived at Stamper’s Quest’s third featured project of this year’s Pennywise Arts Blog Hop.  If you have just arrived here and don’t know about the Hop, please visit the Pennywise Arts Blog to learn all about it.  If you haven’t seen our featured article to begin hopping here on the Trail, click here to read it.  […]

Pennywise Arts 2011 Blog Hop: Micro Beaded Domino and Tile

You’ve arrived at Stamper’s Quest fifth featured project of this year’s Pennywise Arts Blog Hop.  If you have just arrived here and don’t know about the Hop, please visit the Pennywise Arts Blog to learn all about it.  If you haven’t seen our featured article to begin hopping here on the Trail, click here to read it.  […]

Pennywise Arts 2011 Blog Hop: Easter Card ***RRR***

You’ve arrived at Stamper’s Quest fourth featured project of this year’s Pennywise Arts Blog Hop.  If you have just arrived here and don’t know about the Hop, please visit the Pennywise Arts Blog to learn all about it.  If you haven’t seen our featured article to begin hopping here on the Trail, click here to read it.  […]

Pennywise Arts 2011 Spring Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pennywise Arts 2011 Spring Blog Hop!  Hasn’t the Hop been amazing so far?  What about that project at Chriss’ blog, Got a Sunset in My Veins? O’so awesome, as well as all the projects being showcased this weekend.  The Hop actually starts at midnight, so you may want to check back then, […]

April 2011 Map – Marion’s View

Spring Arbor Supplies: Stamps: Around the Arbor (Flourishes) Paper: Mountain Rose Petallics (The Paper Cut) Other Paper (Artist’s Stash) Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Other: Copics Alcohol Markers (Too Corporation) Peel Off Sticker Sentiment (Starform) Ribbon (Artist’s Stash) Nestabilities Die Cuts (Spellbinders Paper Arts) Die Cut Machine Double-sided Adhesive Directions: I created the focal image […]

We’re Doin’ the Hop!

Be watching…. This weekend……. Stamper’s Quest is participating in the Pennywise Art Blog Hop again this year!  Lots of projects to share…lots of inspiration…lots of beads! Oh my, we are rollin’ in the beads!  Eye candy, give-aways, prizes at various stops along the way.  You don’t want to miss THE event of the spring! See […]

April Map: Map Master’s View

Mirror, Mirror Finished card size: 5.25 x 7.875 O.K., I recycled a kleenex box and an ‘out of style’  tie. Haven’t used any since I retired. Supplies: Stamps: Flourish  (Inkadinkadoo) Paper: Patterned green (Hot Off the Press) Patterned pink (Sandylion) Black card stock (C.S.) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Other: Oval mirror (Hobby Lobby) Stencils (Hobby […]

April 2011 Trail Map

This month’s trail map by Regena is unique and lovely. What could you create using this map?  So many different trails are available.   Where would it lead you? Come join our Artistic Guides as they share with you their interpretations of this month’s Map.  They  are all lovely, and Stephanie was so hungry for […]

Things That Fly Bonus 2 – Marion’s View

By: Marion Davis, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 4.25”x 5.5” Overlaid Birthday Balloons This card probably also qualifies for RRR.  I suggest that you make several at a time since you will have a lot of pieces to work with. Make each one a different arrangement and you can make 5 cards instead of one with […]

Things That Fly Bonus–Marion’s View

By: Marion Davis, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 5.5”x4.25” Sheer Wings This is a bonus project. It also qualifies for a RRR project. I made the focal piece at a workshop in 2004. Yes I did keep it that long. However I always intended to finish it and finally I did.  This means I do […]

Things That Fly

For this month, our theme is “Things that Fly”.  Our artists have outdone themselves with all kinds of flying creatures, from dragonflies  to fairies, to pin up girl angel, bees and hummingbirds.  Each one is unique; and each one is beautiful in it’s own right.  I hope you enjoy the art and will spread your […]