Thursday, February 21, 2013

Another video!

So here's my second papercrafting video! I like this card better than the card I did in the first video. It also uses watercolors, except this time I make them from dye ink pads.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

CAS-ual Fridays: Black & White Plus One (take 5!)

*This is my 6th!! post today*

Here is my 5th, and final, take for this week's CAS-ual Fridays challenge.



And here is my card:




I just love, love, love the way this turned out. I used a dark green-ish color as my other color here. I stamped the globes, or whatever they are, on the card base, then stamped the sentiment right on top of them. After that I rounded on the corners. 

We have a bit of snow on the ground here. If it's not too cold we might be going ice fishing tomorrow morning! And if the weather's nice we might be going with some friends all day Saturday for a fun day out on the ice! :D We have a big 6' by 8' tent that can fit a bunch of people, and we catch fish, sled & ski on a hill that's on the shore, and eat food, have snowball fights, etc. It's lots of fun! 


Jesus saves!

Bethany :)


Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (globe, sentiment from Masculine Motifs set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (Ocean Tides, True Black) Papertrey Ink
Tool: (corner rounder punch) Fiskars


CAS-ual Fridays: Black & White Plus One (take 4!)

*This is my 5th post today*

Here's my 4th entry for this week's CAS-ual Fridays challenge.


And here is my card:






oh, do I ever love the way this turned out. So clean and modern! 
To make it, I stamped the diamond shapes on the card repeatedly until I was satisfied, then added a sentiment. The other color besides black and white that I used, as you can see, is blue.


Jesus saves!

Bethany :)

Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (diamond from Happy Harlequin set, sentiment from Think Big Favorites #2) Papertrey Ink 
Dye Ink: (True Black, Hawaiian Shores) Papertrey Ink


Video!

I'd like to introduce my first. ever. papercrafting video!!!! YEAH! Here it is:

CAS-ual Fridays: Black & White Plus 1 (take 3!)


*This is my 3rd post today*

Here is my 3rd entry for this week's CAS-ual Fridays challenge.


And here is my card:



I used green as my other color this time. First I stamped the leaves on the side of the card, then trimmed around the leaves, then adhered a strip of black cardstock, then stamped a sentiment.


Jesus saves!

Bethany :)

Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels (black) unknown
Clear Stamps: (leaf from Masculine Motifs set, sentiment from Think Big Favorites #6) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (New Leaf, True Black) Papertrey Ink




CAS-ual Fridays: Black & White Plus 1 (take 2!)

*This is my second post today*

Here's my 2nd take for this week's CAS-ual Fridays challenge! 




And here is my card:



I used a pretty dark green watercolor to stamp and leaves and add the splatters, then stamped a sentiment in black.


Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 

Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (leaf from Turning a New Leaf set, sentiment from Masculine Motifs set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (True Black) Papertrey Ink
Paint: (watercolors) Winsor & Newton

CAS-ual Fridays: Black & White Plus 1

Good evening. We've got some snow of the ground here! Yeah! But it's not much. But anyway, back to the challenge. This week's CAS-ual Fridays challenge was to use black and white and only 1 other color. 



And here is my take:


I simply stamped the trees in kraft and then added a sentiment in black. 
I guess it's like super CAS, but I like it! :)


Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 

Supplies:
Carstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (sentiment, trees from Masculine Motifs set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (True Black, Classic Kraft) Papertrey Ink

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

CASology Guest Design: Flame





                     Hello! I'm Guest Designing with CASology this week and the cue word is:



And here is my take on it:



First let me say I am so honored and thrilled to be guest designing with CASology this week! :D 

So I was super stumped on how to work this out! First of all I thought of the colors of flame. I thought I'd try something with orange, yellow, and red glitter. Well, after a couple tries I decided it wouldn't work. So I pulled out a bunch of my dye inks in the colors of flame, and inked up some cardstock with those colors. After that I trimmed it into smaller pieces and adhered them to the card base. Then to finish everything up I stamped a sentiment in a really dark orange/reddish color. 

Head over to the CASology blog and check out the the Design Team's cards, and be sure to play along! 



Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 


Supplies: 
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamp: (sentiment from Make a Wish set) Papertrey Ink 
Dye Ink: (Terracotta Tile, Harvest Gold, Summer Sunrise) Papertrey Ink, (Tangelo, Cantaloupe, Dandelion) Tsukineko 
(I'm not too sure about all the inks I used, but I think it's pretty accurate) 

Monday, February 18, 2013

CASE Study Challenge #128


Hello! I've got a card for the current CASE Study Challenge! The card to CASE was by the talented Teri Anderson...and here was the card: 

And here is my CASE:





I love all those circles lined up like that on Teri's card, so I decided to CASE that part of her design. 

So I pulled out the Masculine Motifs set from PTI, which has been a go-to set for me lately. I just can't get enough of it. 

I punched a bunch of circles from white cardstock, then stamped them in various colors of inks, and adhered them to some cardstock, which I trimmed and adhered to the card base.  I stamped a sentiment in black to finish up. 

And on another note, I think I have found a wonderful solution to taking photos of my cards! I have to pull out the love-seat in our living room from the windows, and open all the curtains, and then set up a chair in front of the windows and take photos that way! The above photos were taken that way, and I'm pretty happy with the results! It's a bit more work, but I think it is most surely worth it! :D 


Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 

Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (all stamps from Masculine Motifs set) Papertrey Ink 
Dye Ink: (Dark Chocolate, Classic Kraft, Smokey Shadow, True Black, Blueberry Sky, Ocean Tides, Pinefeather) Papertrey Ink 
Tool: (circle punch) EK Success 

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Papertrey Ink Day 9 Anniversary Contest (take 2!)

Here is my 2nd entry for today's Papertrey Ink Day 9 Anniversary Contest. And here is more hair clips I made, except this time, it isn't a flower! 









Butterflies! I stamped the butterflies on cardstock, then dabbed a Versa Mark ink pad over them, dumped some clear glitter embossing powder on, embossed, and then cut them out and adhered them together and then to the barrettes. :) That darker blue butterfly was actually stamped on Hawaiian Shores cardstock, but after the embossing powder was embossed, it turned that dark of a blue. 
 And thanks to my sister for taking the photos of me with the barrette in my hair! :) 


Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 

Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels, (Hawaiian Shores) Papertrey Ink
Clear Stamp: (butterfly from Butterfly Dreams set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (Hawaiian Shores, True Black) Papertrey Ink
Embossing Powder (Star Dust) Stampendous
Other: (barrettes) 

Papertrey Ink Day 9 Anniversary Contest


*This is my second post today. For my CAS-ual Fridays entry post, scroll down*


Aloha, and good evening! Here is my first blog post for tonight! Today's Papertrey Ink Day 9 Anniversary Contest was to create some kind of accessory. I went with things for my hair. And here is the first thing I made:





I made a flower for my hair, and attached it to a barrette. 

I took 5 coffee filters, then stamped them with some doilies from PTI's Delightful Doilies set. Then I spritzed the coffee filters with water,  which makes the colors run, patted them dry. stamped then a bit more, then shaped them into a flower shape. You should let them dry overnight before gluing them together, but I needed to hurry, so I had to glue them when they were still damp. Then I hot-glued them onto a barrette and all done....
You want the colors to go together well when they bleed, and only use like 2, maybe 3 colors at the most, because if there are too many, they will just bleed together and turn it all brown. 
I've done these flowers before, and you can add glitter to them too if you want, but I thought this one looked beautiful just the way it was. :) 




Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 


Supplies:
Coffe Filters (5 of them) 
Dye Ink: (Royal Velvet, Winter Wisteria) Papertrey Ink
Clear Stamps: (Doilies from Delightful Doilies set) Papertrey Ink 
Other: (barrette) 

CAS-ual Fridays: Love Song

Hello and good morning! I've got a card, and just one this time, for the current CAS-ual Fridays challenge.


And here is my card:




This card was inspired by the song "Into the West" from the end of the last Lord of the Rings movie, Return of the King. It's kinda based off of the ship going into the west at the end of the movie, into a sunset, so that is what I did on my card.

Here's a link to the song:


Sorry, I couldn't get it to embed in the blog post. 




So for this card, I used small dye ink pads to rub over the card base, creating the "sunset" and "water" and then stamped the sailboat on the water. And then added a sentiment.


Jesus saves!

oh, and Happy Valentine's Day! 

Bethany :) 


Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (sailboat from Masculine Motifs set, sentiment from Take Three: Summer set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (Bahama Blue, Tangelo?, Dandelion?-not quite sure about the last two) Tsukineko, (True Black) Papertrey Ink



Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest (take 4!)

Here is my 4th entry for the Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest, and last blog post for today. 
This was my favorite card from the group I made today, so I figure I'd show it last: 






I stamped the globes in watercolors, then added a sentiment and splattered some watercolors around. 


Jesus saves!

Bethany :)

Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (globe, sentiment from Masculine Motifs set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (True Black) Papertrey Ink
Paint: (watercolors) 

Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest (take 3!)

Here is my 3rd entry for the Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest. Here it is:





oh, I really, really love how those leaves turned out. So gorgeous. 

For this card, I inked up the leaf stamp with watercolors, then stamped it, and did it again and again until I had stamped the whole one side of the panel of white cardstock.

Then I stamped the sentiment, adhered the whole panel to another piece of cardstock, trimmed it down, and then adhered it to the card base. 


Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 


Supplies:
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels, (Dark Chocolate) Papertrey Ink
Clear Stamps: (sentiment, leaves from Masculine Motifs set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (Dark Chocolate) Papertrey Ink
Paint: (watercolors) 

Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest (take 2!)


Here is my 2nd entry for the Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest. 





Watercolor butterflies! :D 
I LOVE this butterfly set from PTI. So many ways to use it. 

For this card, I inked up a butterfly stamp with watercolors, and stamped it, and repeated until done. Then I inked the same butterfly stamp with black ink, then wet it with a paintbrush and stamped right on top of the watercolor butterflies. I added a sentiment and then some watercolor splatters to finish it up.



Jesus saves!

Bethany :)


Supplies: 
Cardstock: (white)  Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (butterfly, sentiment from Butterfly Dreams set) Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (True Black) Papertrey Ink
Paint: (watercolors) 


Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest

Hi! I've got more entries today for the Papertrey Ink Day 7 Anniversary Contest. Boy, am I ever loving these daily contests! Today's challenge was to use watercolors or some kind of watercolor technique.



I dabbed an ink pad onto a small clear block, then added water with a paintbrush, then actually put the wet block right onto the card base to produce those square-ish looking shapes. Then I inked up some stamps with black ink, and then wet them with a paintbrush, then stamped them. I stamped a sentiment in black ink to finish things off. 


Jesus saves!

Bethany :) 


Supplies: 
Cardstock: (white) Recollections/Michaels
Clear Stamps: (sentiment from Masculine Motifs set, star design from Delightful Doilies set, dots from Dot Spot set)Papertrey Ink
Dye Ink: (True Black, Harvest Gold, Blueberry Sky, Berry Sorbet) Papertrey Ink

Monday, February 11, 2013