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Layers of ink - Poppy Artist Trading Card Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. Made with Simon Says Stamp Thoughtful Flowers stamp set.

Poppy Artist Trading Card

Hi everyone! I hope you had a good weekend! I have a poppy artist trading card to share with you with a fun resist technique using colored pencils and Distress Ink. We have a Beautiful Blooms theme at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog this week. I hope you will join us! And don't miss the beuatiful project that our June guest designer Nikki Acton created for you. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no…

Watercoloring a dry embossed background

Hi friends!! You can color a dry embossed background, as you would any other image and today I have a fun tutorial to share where I watercolored an intricate 3-D embossed background. We are having warm summer weather here and it is amazing to see what happens in nature every day. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no extra cost to you. Have you seen the new 3-D embossing folders in the Rainbows release by…

Birds Mixed Media Art Journal Tutorial

Hi friends! I hope you are well and that you had a good weekend. The sun has been shining here and we spent a lot of time outdoors. This week at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog we have a Mixed Media theme. Since it is the first Monday of a new month, the team is showcasing products by a specific designer/company and this week it is Dina Wakley. You can see Dina's range of paint, media, stamps, stencils and more here. You don't have to use her products to join, but it is always fun…

  Spectrum Noir Markers, Old Letters, Whole Image, Mixed Media Techniques, Art Journal Pages, Art Journaling, Letter Stencils, Ink Stamps, Artist Trading Cards

Nature Art Journal Page

Hi friends! It is a new week and I can hardly believe that May is already over. We had a challenging month and hopefully June will be better. At the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog we have an 'Inspired by an artist' theme this week. Don't miss the last project by our May guest designer Simona Rebecchi aka Ginny and the Sheep. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no extra cost to you. I was inspired by…

  Heirloom Roses, Texture Paste, Dark Ink, Mixed Media Techniques, Stampers Anonymous, Ranger Ink, Cheese Cloth, Wood Planks, Ink Color

Spring Village

Hi friends! I hope you are all well. After a rainy and cold week, we had great weather today and my walk was a real joy. Today, I have a fun 3-D tutorial to share with you. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no extra cost to you. During winter I made a winter village with Tim Holtz Paper Village die set and I thought it was time to do a spring or summer version. I used only two houses this time, to leave more…

  Cherry Blossom Tree, Blossom Trees, Kuretake Gansai Tambi, Forest Scenery, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Craft Sites, Mixed Media Techniques, Ranger Ink, Distress Oxide Ink

Mushroom Forest

Hi crafters! Today I have a shiny and glimmery project to share with you, using some fun and easy techniques. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no extra cost to you. I made a tag and wanted to create a magical, fairy tale landscape featuring a mushroom forest and lots of shine. The mushroom trees were die cut with Tim Holtz Funky Toadstools. The background is embossed, inked and accented with wax. Start by…

Layers of ink - Wildflowers Artist Trading Cards Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. With Simon Says Stamp Laugh In Flowers stamp set. Dandelion. Spectrum Noir Markers, Mixed Media Techniques, Distress Oxide Ink, Artist Trading Cards, Mixed Media Canvas, Handmade Design, Wildflowers, Altered Art, Collage Art

Wildflower Artist Trading Cards

Hi friends! Today I have a fun tutorial to share with you using stamps, Distress Oxide Ink, Distress Ink and embossing powders. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no extra cost to you. I made three Artist Trading Cards, but you can also turn these into ordinary cards or use the techniques in your art journal. For this project I wanted to do another version of the embossing technique that I used for my Cherry…

Layers of ink - Simon Says Stamp Born To Sparkle Blog Hop Open Grid Tag Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. Craft Stick Crafts, Paper Crafts, Simon Says Stamp Blog, Handmade Tags, Touch Of Gold, Artist Trading Cards, Mixed Media Canvas, Grid, About Me Blog

Simon Says Stamp Born To Sparkle Blog Hop

Hello stampers! I am very happy to take part in the Simon Says Stamp Born To Sparkle blog hop, to celebrate the new collection. If you follow along in the hop, you should have come here from the very creative Heather Hoffman. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no extra cost to you. The Born To Sparkle release is full of versatile stamps, dies, stencils, sequins and paper products. If you use the code CRUSH428…

Layers of ink - Shadow Stenciling and Stamping Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. With Simon Says Stamp Mix and Match Squares stencil and stamp set. Distress Oxide Ink, Thinking Outside The Box, Artist Trading Cards, Simon Says Stamp, Mixed Media Canvas, Art Journal Pages, Beautiful Butterflies, Just Giving, Altered Art

Shadow Stenciling Tutorial

Hello friends! I have a fun tutorial to share with you using a stencil to create a 3-D effect. There is quite a bit of stamping too. I made an art journal page, but the techniques work just as well for cardmaking. Please note: this post has affiliate links, for which I receive a small percentage of sales generated by the link, at no extra cost to you. I wanted to create a 3-D effect with the Simon Says Stamp Mix and Match Squares stencil. This can be done in different ways, but here I used…

Layers of ink - Bright Squares Background Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. Made with stamps by Simon Says Stamp. Art Journal Pages, Art Journals, White Anemone Flower, Old Letters, Mixed Media Techniques, Artist Trading Cards, Simon Says Stamp, Happy Colors, Mixed Media Canvas

Bright Squares Background

Hello crafters! I hope your weekend was nice. We had really good and sunny weather and went looking for blue and white anemone flowers. Blue anemone flowers are protected here and when I was a child, I hardly ever saw one. They are easier to find now, especially if you know where to look. This week we have a Bright and and Cheerful Colors theme at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog. I hope you will join us and don't miss the stunning project by our April guest designer Autumn Clark…

Layers of ink - Foil and Flowers Tag Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. Design Tape, Tim Holtz Dies, Mixed Media Techniques, Ranger Ink, White Pencil, Distressed Painting, Muted Colors, Paper Background, Tag Art

Foil and flowers tag

Hi friends! It is the last day of this month and I have a tutorial with a whole bunch of fun technique to share with you. I made a mixed media background with dies, acrylic paint, pencils and foil. This is a pretty busy tag with lots of things going on. It also sparkles and shines, making it a challenge to photograph. The shiny background contrasts nicely with the muted colors on the flowers.You can also pick just one of the techniques in this tutorial to use on a project. Please note: this…

Layers of ink - Rain Art Journal Page Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. With Simon Says Stamp Forest Scenery stamp set. Paper Background, Background Patterns, Altered Books, Altered Art, Holographic Paper, Art Journal Pages, Art Journals, Forest Scenery, Rain Art

Rain Art Journal Page

Hello friends! I hope you are well and that you had a good weekend! Today I have an art journal page to share, with a fun way of using scrap papers. At the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog we have a 'Whatever the Weather' theme this week. I hope you will join us! And don't miss the project by our March guest designer Sandra Rupp. We have a saying in Sweden that there is no bad weather, only bad clothes, meaning that if you are just dressed for it, any weather is good weather. That is…

Hello friends! I have a spring canvas to share with you today, with fun and easy mixed media and stamping techniques. You can use the techni... Mixed Media Techniques, Mixed Media Tutorials, Forest Scenery, Unicorn And Glitter, Distressed Painting, Yellow Painting, Small Trees, Simon Says Stamp, Growing Flowers

Spring Canvas Mixed Media Tutorial

Hello friends! I have a spring canvas to share with you today, with fun and easy mixed media and stamping techniques. You can use the techniques for cardmaking and art journaling too. It is still a little chilly here, but spring is definitely on the way. One of my favorite things with spring is all the shades of green that you will find where ever you look and that is what inspired this 7 x 9.5 in canvas. I wanted to create green hills with a sprinkle of leafy trees. I used Simon Says Stamp…

Layers of ink - Shimmering Butterfly Tag Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. Made with stamps and dies by Simon Says Stamp. Forest Scenery, Deco Foil, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Butterfly Cards, Beautiful Butterflies, Paper Background, Warm Colors, Altered Art, Paper Crafts

Shimmering Butterfly Tag

Hello friends! Today I have a tutorial for you with a wax paper resist technique as well as some other fun details. I was in the mood for a warm yellow-brown project, but you can of course do the techniques with any color. I used the Simon Says Stamp Boho Circle die together with wax paper to get the resist effect in the background. It is pretty subtle and if you want more contrast, work on a lighter background instead. I also used gold foil and Modeling Film on the tag. Ink a tag with…

Layers of ink - Funky Forest Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. Craft Stick Crafts, Paper Crafts, Tim Holtz Dies, Sizzix Dies, Distressed Painting, Tree Designs, Art Journal Inspiration, Altered Art, Making Ideas

Funky Forest Tutorial

Hi friends! I hope you are well! I have a fun and funky forest tutorial to share with you today. I made a little wall-hanger, but the design and techniques works perfect for cardmaking too. I love the fun tree designs in Tim Holtz Funky Trees set. There are six different trees in the set and you can of course mix them too. I wanted to create a magical forest to hang on the wall, since I love trees. For this project, I used easy techniques with Distress Ink, Distress Oxide Ink and Distress…

Layers of ink - Watercolor Flowers on Book Paper Tutorial by Anna-Karin Evaldsson. Crocus flower. Made with stamps by Simon Says Stamp. Flower Stamp, Flower Cards, Watercolor Flowers, Watercolor Paintings, White Gel Pen, Simon Says Stamp, Hero Arts, Dark Backgrounds, Gel Pens

Watercolor Flowers on Book Paper

Hello friends! I hope you are well! The cold continues here and I was in the mood for some spring flowers. Have you ever tried to watercolor directly on old book paper? It is a lot of fun. I made three tags for this tutorial, but the technique works great for cardmaking or art journaling too. You can also color and then cut out the images, so the entire background doesn't have to be a book page. I like to give old books a new life by using them in my art. Many secondhand shops get so many…