Guest Artist: Helen Gullett with Color Blending

We did a Call for Art for Color Blending. And we got a great submission by Helen Gullett! We love this card design!

Helen writes:

I had fun creating the background using VersaFine Clair ink pads: Blue Belle, Purple Delight, Tulip Red, Summertime, Green Oasis, and Nocturne (Black). I picked the ink up with a makeup sponge and started sponging it on white cardstock. I stamped the lighthouse image from the Light House Stamp Set with VersaFine Clair Nocturne Ink Pad, and then I heat set the ink with craft heater. I colored the image with ShinHan Twin Touch Markers and Colorless Blender Marker. After that, I fussy cut the image, and I added it on the card with 3D foam tape.

I stamped the sentiment with VersaFine Clair Blue Belle and trimmed it.

Helen’s Instagram is @helengdesigns

Stay tuned for more opportunities to be a guest artist! 

Create a Unique Art Mask in a Mixed Media Style

by Lori Warren

Create a unique mask by stamping an original design on fabric. It’s a great way for you to express your unique style while showcasing your artistic talent! 

Skill: Intermediate – Advanced
Time: Varies

Directions

Supplies

Imagine
Other
  • Fabric
  • Elastic
  • Face mask pattern
  • Club Scrap Inc. stamp set
  • Acrylic Block

Customizing a Fabric Mask with VersaCraft Inks

by Nicole Watt

Join Nicole as she takes a plain white face mask and turns it into a custom work of art. All you need is a mask, some stamps, VersaCraft inks, and an iron!

Skill: Intermediate
Time: varies

Directions

Supplies 

Imagine
  • VersaCraft  Burgundy, Cherry Pink, Real Black, Spring Green
Other

Making a Fun Gnome Card With Memento and Creative Medium

by LeeAnn McKinney

Making a Fun Gnome Card With Memento and Creative Medium

Hi there friends, LeeAnn here with a fun beachy card I made using a range of blue hues in Memento Dye inks and texture with Creative Medium.

Skill: Beginner-Intermediate
Time: 30 minutes

Directions

Supplies

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Other
  • Kat Scrappiness Summer Gnome Stamp
  • DCAM Splash Stencil
  • Bristol Smooth Card stock
  • Recollections Card stock
  • Foam Tape
  • Repositionable Tape
  • Guillotine Trimmer

Mix your Mediums to Decorate a Chipboard Box

by Lori Warren

Mix your Mediums to Decorate a Chipboard Box

Apply layers of different mediums to create a beautifully decorated box.  This project is full of texture and color.  Challenge your mixed media skills with this intermediate to advanced project.

Skill: Advanced
Time: 20 + dry time

Directions

Supplies

Imagine
Other 
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology – Small Talk Stickers
  • Stamper’s Anonymous Stencil – Tim Holtz Collection
  • The Crafter’s Workshop – Cookie Stencil TCW5002
  • The Crafter’s Workshop – TCW816 Bird and Butterflies
  • Chipboard box
  • Faber Castell Artist PITT Pen

Written Instructions:

  1. Please allow each medium to dry (or heat set) in between each step.
  2. Spray outside of the box with Fireworks! New Sprout spray. 
  3. Spray outside of the box with Fireworks! Bahama Blue spray.
  4. Spray outside of the box with Fireworks! Lulu Lavender spray.
  5. Spray Goosebumps over a stencil. 
  6. On box lid, spray IrRESISTible spray over the stencil.
  7. On box lid, apply Creative Medium over a stencil. 
  8. Use Snowflake StazOn ink pad and rub the pad over the butterfly stenciled image.
  9. Brush on a layer of GlazOn to box lid.
  10. Add shading to box lid using an Artist PITT pen.
  11. Tie string around box lid.
  12. Adhere adhesive pearl
  13. Adhere stickered saying.

Create this project with a coordinating project – Mixed Media Coin Journal

Heat Embossing with Stencils | Using the Positive and Negative

by Lisa Mensing

Versafine Clair, Memento, VersaMark and Mboss embossing powder.

Join Lisa as she shows you how to use embossing powders with stencils plus she shares a fun tip on using the positive and negative giving two stenciled panels for the price of one!

Skill: Advanced
Time: 30 minutes

Directions

Supplies

Imagine
Other