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Archive for April, 2012

Let’s Create a Transparent Effect with Copic Alcohol Ink Markers!

  By Marie Gamber, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size:  5.5 ” x  4.25″ Hello to all you stamping lovers!   Marie here, and I am excited to show you how I color balloon images with Copic alcohol ink markers to create the illusion of transparency.   It is a fun technique and it can be […]

Complimentary Colors: Marie’s View

By: Marie Gamber, Artistic Guide Finished size: 4.25″ x 5.5″  Marie here, and I am so excited to share this card  with you that I created using complimentary colors!   If two complimentary colors are blended together you get brown. Yes, is that clear as mud?   The colors are muddy.  This can often be […]

Complementary Colors: Nancy’s View

Complementary Doves By Nancy Thaut, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 4.25” x 5.5”   Supplies: Stamps: Doves in Love [Penny Black] Papers: Sunshine Lost & Found [My mind’s Eye] Purple Washi Paper [Unknown] Scraps & Stash [Unknown] Inks: Imperial Purple Versafine [Tsukineko] Other: Ringed Buckle [Memory Box Co.] Corner die [Provo Craft] Lattice Punch [Martha […]

Complementary Colors: Cathy’s View

Violets By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5″ x 5″   Supplies: Stamps: Harlequin Background, Cover-a-card (Impression Obsession) Violets (Gina K Designs) Paper: Solar White for card base (Neenah)  Vibrant Violet (Gina K Designs) White Pure Luxury (Gina K Designs) Summer Days Patterned Paper (Echo Park) Ink: Stazon Vibrant Violet (Tsukineko) India Ink […]

Complimentary Colors: Peggie’s View

Finished Card Size: 5.5″ x 4 .25″ Supplies: Stamps: Flower Collage (the angel company) Paper: 5.5″ x 4.25″ purple card (stash) 5″ x 3.75″ purple card stock (stash) 4.875″ x 3.625″ patterned paper (basic grey) 3.75″ x 2.75″ golden rod card stock (bazzil) 4″ x 3.75″  scrap white card stock 3 – 3.5″ scraps of […]

Complimentary Colors

For this month, our theme is Complimentary Colors, which are opposite each other  on the color wheel.  Have you ever noticed which colors are not on the color wheel?  They are black, white, and brown.  If you mix two complimentary colors together, you will get brown; black is the absence of light, and white is […]

Complimentary Colors: Marion’s View

Pansies in a Pot – Complimentary Colors Finished card size: Approximately 4” x 7” Supplies: Stamps: Movers and Shakers Sentiment (Papertrey Ink) Paper:  All papers for pansies and pot (The Paper Company) Scraps of paper for Leaves (Cor’dinations) Inks: Memento Grape Jelly and Dandelion (Tsukineko) Other: Butterfly punch (Stampin Up!) 1.25” Circle Punch (Marvy Uchida) […]

Complimentary Colors: Lisa’s View

Purple and Yellow   Finished Card Size:  4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies Stamps: Quadrant Flourish Zin-225 (Little Yellow Bicycle) Wink (Unknown Origin) Paper: Summer Sun (Stampin’ Up!) Lovely Lilac (Stampin’ Up!) White Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!) Ink: Basic Black (Stampin’ Up!) Other: Satin Saddle This Sheer Purple Ribbon (Offray) Purple Stitched Ribbon (American Crafts) Purple Polka Dot […]

Complimentary Colors: Nola’s View

Easter Wishes Today Stampers I have two cards to share with you showing two colors that work great together.  For April’s Monthly Theme we were ask to create our projects using  colors that are opposite each other on a Color Wheel (Complientary Colors).  Since Easter was just around the corner when I was choosing my […]

Complimentary Colors: Debbie’s View

 Spring Tulips  Finished card Size:  5″ x   6.5″ Supplies Digital image called Flower Set (Squigglefly) Paper Yellow (Brazill) Purple (Paper Temptress) White (Paper Temptress) Other Labels 20 dies (Spellbinders) Catalina Border (Memory Box) Sofia Heart (Memory Box) Funky Poinsettia embossing folder  (Craft concepts) Pre cut doilies  (Martha Stewart) Corner rounder Ivamerica Bling (this came […]