Friday, 30 December 2016

Birthday With A Cherry On Top

Hello everyone. Lexa here with a super sweet card featuring Fresh & Fruity stamp and it's coordinating dies. It brings out the summer vibe earlier than you expected, I hope it's ok with you. :)

I start my card with a piece of 4.25"x5.5" watercolor paper, I use my Kuretake Gansai Tambi to create the background. Here's a tip how to create a watercolor background like this..first, I wet the surface of my paper and start to smooshing the colors. Be bold! Don't be afraid to make mistakes, blend all the colors until you think it's enough. You can also press up the watercolor with paper towel if you desire a lighter color. It's super easy and so much fun!
I stamped all my images with Versafine black ink and color them with Distress Markers, then cut them all with the coordinating dies. I want to arrange all the fruity fruits diagonally accross my card. But before that, I die cut some vellum circles as a guide and it's also give you the bokeh effect. I glued the vellum with a little bit of glossy accent, make sure you didn't put too much or it will become a mess. I white embossed the "happy birthday" from Blissful Baking on a piece of black cardstock and created a fin-tail banner.

Last but not least, I add some waterdrops emblishment from Pretty Pink Posh. It's kinda give you a wet and fresh look. Thank you so much for stopping by, I wish you an awesome day!

Friday, 23 December 2016

Last Minute Christmas Tags

Hello everyone! Lexa here to share a last minute Christmas tags with you. Keep it simple and use the same layout, I think it's the best advice I can give you. All the images from Christmas Icons stamp and the coordinating dies are perfect for tags, I choose a classic Tag Toppers Dies and Fishtail Banner II Dies.

First I cut 4 pieces 2"x4.25" panel from white cardstock and shaped them one by one with the dies. I also prepared some leftovers Christmas patterned papers for the tags. I stamped all my images with Versafine black ink on watercolor paper and colored them with Distress Markers.
The stitched circle are blended with Mowed Lawn and Cadied Apple Distress Inks. I love the classic color combination for Christmas, red and green will never go wrong. The sentiments on the tags came from various stamp set, Holiday Style and Bundled Up. Last touch is Gold Wink of Stella on the bottom part of my tags. It looks so sparkling in real life. I choose the white and red chevron ribbon, it matches my tags perfectly. Here, I want to show you closer looks of my tags...

Thank you so much for stopping by today, I hope you get inspired. Have a wonderful Christmas and happy holidays! :)

Friday, 16 December 2016

Merry Christmas To Yours

Hello everyone. Lexa here again with another inspiration for a holiday theme card. I mix up non-holiday stamps and pair it with a Christmas sentiment, I must say that I love how it turned. I never see real snow in my life, ever! But I imagine it will be pretty to see snow falling on Christmas night.

I don't know if you notice it or not, but I use the panel with Sunny Semi Circles dies as a leftover from my last card. Never waste them, I'm pretty much a scrapper. Hehe. I stamped some images from different sets :
- The house and mailbox are from Happy Home
The trees are from Gleeful Reindeer
- The lights and the dog are from City Streets
I stamped all of them with Versafine black ink and watercolor them with Distress Markers. After I finished with the coloring, I die cut all of them with the coordinating dies -a time saver. I blend Peacock Feather Distress Ink in the background, then add some snow with white gel pen. I also add some snow on all the images in the scene, let the snow marker do it's magic. For an extra sparkle I add Stardust Stickles on the night sky, it looks so pretty. Last step, add the scenery on a piece of burlap with foamtapes. Here's a closer look...

Thank you so much for stopping by, I really hope you like my card. Have an amazing day!

Friday, 9 December 2016

Little Baker Angels

Hi everyone!
It's Lexa here with these cute little angels as bakers for today. I love how versatile Sunny Studio Stamps are, you can mix all of them to make cards for all year around just like what I do today. I combine Blissful Baking and Little Angels stamps, and they look so good together.

I start the card with a piece of 4.25"x5.5" white cardstock and create a window using the second largest arc from Sunny Semi Circles dies and cut the rest with craft knife following the end points on both sides. I stamped all my images with Versafine black ink and watercolor them with Distress Markers. After I finished with the coloring, I die cut all the images with the coordinating dies
I create a dreamy background with dye inks from various brands. Building up the scene is the most fun part when making a card. I also add some clear sequins for extra sparkle. Here's a closer look of my card..

 Thank you so much for stopping by, I hope you like today's card. Have a won

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Christmas Money Pockets

Hello crafty friends! Lexa here with another idea using Gleeful Reindeer stamp and it's coordinating dies. One of my friend asked me to make her some money pockets in Christmas theme, I was thinking why today I will show you the result.

Sunny Studio Stamps: Gleeful Reindeer Money Pocket Christmas cards by Lexa Levana.

Each pocket is sized 3" x 6" so it will fit the money perfectly (in this case I measured the money first to decide the envelope size) I used red cardstock and stamped a reindeer head and some snowflakes from Christmas Icons using tone on tone technique so it's not over the top. I stamped all my images with versafine black ink and watercolored them with Distress Markers. I was thinking I would like to create a little scene for the back panel of my envelope. I started with a piece of white smooth cardstock and blended some Chipped Sapphire and Black Soot Distress Inks for the night sky. 

Sunny Studio Stamps: Gleeful Reindeer Money Pocket Christmas cards by Lexa Levana.

Next I put all the pieces together.  The magic snow marker is always perfect for a snow effect on the trees. It gives you extra dimension, so puffy and cute. I also created falling snow with a white gel pen. It's super easy, quick and adorable. Here's a closer look at today's project.

Sunny Studio Stamps: Gleeful Reindeer Money Pocket Christmas cards by Lexa Levana.

I hope you all like it.  Thank you so much for stopping by today. Have a wonderful day! 

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