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Archive for May, 2012

Rubber Stamp Surgery

by: Peggie Wilkins, Artistic Guide When I am using my Tilda and Edwin images I often find I want them to have a different head than the body. Usually there is an Edwin or a Tilda that I want to make the opposite sex so I stamp two different images, color, cut out and paste […]

April 2012 Trail Map: Debbie’s View

Card size 5″ x 6.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Butterfly Collage Stamp (I Brake for Stamps) Mariposa (Innovative Stamping Creation) Paper: Blue (Paper Temptress) White  (Paper Temptress) Black (unknown) Green (unknown) Ink: Memento Black Tuxedo (Tsukineko) Other: Embossing Folder  (Couture Creations) Acrylic embellishments  (Accent Scrapbooking) Glitter on a Roll leaves  (Recollections) Paper Trimmer Glue dots double stick tape Copic […]

April 2012 Map Master’s Trail Map

“Remembering” Finished card size: 5″ x 6.25″ The card was based on Regena’s April 2012 Trail Map: This was a perfect sketch to use my Ladies stamps. SUPPLIES: Stamps: Hot chicks (Hampton Art) Paper: Three background strips ( Encaustic wax stash) Black card stock Light pink card stock Green card stock Ink: Memento Tuxedo black ink pad (Tsukineko) […]

April 2012 Trail Map

Another trio to feature your artwork, yet different from the May trail map!  These panels are longer and narrower.  This Trail Map is sure to help you create a visually stunning and well balanced card for that special friend or family member.  Give it a whirl and share your creations with us! To get your […]

Hero Arts/Sizzix Product Rreview

by: Debbie Ebat,  Artistic Guide     For today’s quest I decided to do a product review on the new Hero Arts-Sizzix Stamp and Die combination set. Because you all know I love dies!  And next to dies, I love Butterflies.  So this  set called to me.  I found the set at Joann’s.  The price was higher than I would […]

Triadic Color Schemes

Our emphasis is on color this year here at Stamper’s Quest with the monthly challenges focusing on different color schemes, so I thought I would continue that topic here on my blog post.  The sample I have made today uses a triadic color scheme.  Specifically, my card uses yellow orange, green blue and red violet. […]

May 2012 Trail Map: Debbie’s View

  Card size 5″ x 6.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Inchies (Inkadinkado) Believe  (Inkadinkado) Paper: White Butterfly, embossed Pink Light purple Medium purple Ink: Dusty Concord Distress ink pad (Ranger) Victorian Velvet Distress ink pad (Ranger) Other: Double stick tape   This month’s Trail Map was a easy to figure out!  The hardest thing was picking the stamps.  I decided to […]

May 2012 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

AGE Finished card size: 5″ x 7″ Lets delve into numerology as it relates to Age! I used May’s Trail Map designed by Regena for the base of my card: Supplies: Stamps: Numbers, Mini-Alphas (Stampabilities) Paper: Black card stock (C.S.) Yellow card stock (C.S.) White (90 lb watercolor paper)  Ink:  Memento Tuxedo black (Tsukineko)  Other: Sprays […]

May 2012 Trail Map

The Trail Map this month showcases a panel of three squares to feature your artwork. You can create anything from a baby card to an anniversary card and beyond.  Wow! How versatile is that? Here’s the map to kick-start your creativity with a teaser from Regena. Below is a wide range of unique ways our Artistic […]

What’s Going on With SQ?

Hi Folks! Just wanted to touch base with you and tell you that Stamper’s Quest is still alive.  We’ve been experiencing some issues that has taken our editor away for quite a while.  I am taking over the helm until she is well enough to come back. We’d like to apologize for not having new material posted these […]

Playful Pastels: Lisa’s View

Shadowbox Card   Finished Card Size:  4″ x 5.25″ Supplies Stamps: Alphabet Stamp Set, Series 3 (Studio G) Beautiful Day, Cobblestone Wall background (There She Goes Clear Stamps) Digital Images: Sewing Machine, Thread Spools, Dress mannequin, Scissors & Thimble (Free Vintage Digital Stamps) Digital Letters; ARE (Scrapbook.com) Butterfly Digital Images (Magic Moonlight) Digital word; Amazing […]

Playful Pastels: Debbie’s View

 Spring Fairy  Card size:  5 x 6.5 inches Supplies Stamps Karen Middleton’ Dancing Leaf  (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper White  (Papertemptress) Pink (Paper Temptress) Purple (Paper Temptress) Designer paper, Preppy Princess (DCMV) Ink Memento Tuxedo Black (Tuskineko) Other Romantic Rectangle die (Spellbinder) All a Flutter embossing folder (Couture Creations) Pink Opal Ribbon (Offray) Clear star Gelly […]

May Madness

Spring is finally here in the Northwest in full swing.  We’ve been clam digging, mushroom hunting, and fishing.  We spend more time outdoors.  And while outdoors, we notice all the gorgeous colors of Spring.  All shades of green, and pinks, and lavenders, and…well you get the picture.  Appropriately, we called our challenge to our designers […]

Playful Pastels: Nancy’s View

Spring Windowbox By Nancy Thaut, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 5.5” x 4.25” Supplies: Stamps: Cottage Window [Penny Black] Papers: Lost & Found Sunshine [My Minds Eye] Washi & scrap [Stash Unknown] White Shrinkable Plastic [Shrink Dinks] Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento [Tsukineko] India Ink Black [Superior] Celery [Fresh Ink] Other: Corner Punch [Fiskars] Scallop Punch […]

Playful Pastels: Nola’s View

Finished Card size: 4.25 x 5.5 Inches Today, Stampers, I have two cards to share with you for the Monthly Challenge–Playful Pastels.  I used a technique called Poppin’ Pastels.  They are of the same design, but just a tad different.  I decided to make them into Mother’s Day cards so I could sell them through […]

Playful Pastels: Marie’s View

Little Muzzy Takes a Snooze! Marie Gamber, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 4.25 in x 5.5 in It’s time to play with the wonderful colors of spring.   I had to smile when I saw the theme –   I live in the country and the turkeys, rabbits, mice and all the other little creatures […]

Playful Pastels: Peggie’s View

Finished Card Size:    5.5″ x 5.5″    Supplies: Stamps: Carolyn’s Bonsai  (Susana’s Custom Art and Card Design) Paper: 5.5″ square textured Bazzil card 3.25″ x 3.25″ White Cryogen card stock (Curious Iridescents) 3.375″ x 3.375″ Pink card stock (stash) 4″ x 4″ light green card stock (stash) 2 – different 4″ x 4″ Euphoria […]

Playful Pastels: Cathy’s View

Dragonfly Finished Card Size:  5 by 5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Dragonfly Circle and word “Dragonfly” (About Art Accents) Paper: Innocent Pink (Gina K Designs) Solar White (Neenah) Patterned Paper-The Far East (Die Cuts With a View) Ink: Versamark (Tsukineko) India Ink (Stewart Superior) Distress Ink:  Milled Lavender and Pumice Stone (Ranger) Other: Black detail embossing […]