Fortune Teller – Artistic Outpost

Today I’m featuring another piece created from a new release from Artistic Outpost called, “Fortune Teller.”  This 8 1/2 x 11″ plate is packed full of versatile images!   The image was stamped on Whisper White cardstock (SU!) with Palette Hybrid Noir ink, and then colored with Prismacolor pencils and odorless mineral spirits.  I used […]

What’s in Store for 2009 – Fortune Teller by Artistic Outpost

I cannot believe it’s already January 4th and I haven’t posted in 2009 yet!  This card was created using one of Artistic Outpost’s new plate, Fortune Teller.  Initially I wasn’t sure how I’d like it, but I have to admit it has lots of possibilities!  The stamps are so versatile, yet cohesive.   I used […]

Vintage Halloween Revisited – Artistic Outpost

This is another Halloween card I made with Artistic Outpost’s Vintage Halloween set… Stuff: Stamp:  Vintage Halloween (AO) Paper:  Perfect Plum and Only Orange (SU!), patterned paper by Daisy D’s, watercolor paper Ink:  Palette Black Noir, Vintage Photo Distress (Ranger) Other "Stuff":  Wrought Iron corner punch (retired SU!), Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, blending stump, organdy ribbon […]

Artistic Outpost Sneak Peek #4 – More “Snowy Woods”

Yes, yes, it’s time for another sneak peek from Artistic Outpost!  This is another card made with "Snowy Woods," one of the sets being released October 1!  I’m having so much fun with these new stamp plates… Supplies: Stamps:  Snowy Woods (Artistic Outpost) Paper:  green and burgundy (Core’dinations), watercolor paper, Frost (Memory Box) Ink:  Palette […]

Blogger’s Challenge 55 – Bugs or Insects

This week’s challenge was bugs or insects, and since I don’t have a woodtick stamp I settled for a dragonfly…okay, just kidding!  Blech..woodticks are gross! I used a beautiful dragonfly stamp from I Brake for Stamps-there are four different sizes in the set, and this is the second largest…the largest one is HUGE!  I stamped […]

Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge 13 – Out of This World Birthday Card

Week 13 of Techno Stamper’s Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge was a lot of fun to do-and  believe it or not, I resisted the urge to do my usual distressing with brown ink! I used my brand new stamp set from Lizzie Anne Designs "Out of This World."  I just love it! When I ordered it, […]

Blogger’s Challenge 34 – Layout

This week’s Blogger’s Challenge was to use the layout from the birthday card on page 42 in Stampin’ Up’s!® Spring/Summer Collection.  This was pretty easy (this time), although I fudged a little bit on the layers. I colored the Sugar Nellie image with Prismacolor Pencils and Gamsol.  The card stock is SU!®, and, amazingly I […]

I Wish You a Merry Christmas Blog Candy

It’s time again for blog candy!  I LOVE blog candy, and I especially love giving it away.  I’ve been  fortunate enough to have acquired lots of really cool tools and supplies this past year, and know how fun it is to try them out.  There’s not much I want or need this year for Christmas […]

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