Thursday, August 28, 2014

Fall Tag Tutorial - Using New Distress paints

Yesterday I got my shipment of the new Distress Paint colors from Marco Paper. There are six yummy colors in total. I decided to try all of them on a tag. At first I was not sure how they would look all together but in the end they definitely spoke to me.

Supply List:
Tim Holtz Distress Paints; Ripe Persimmon, Scattered Straw, Gathered Twig, Pumice Stone, Dusty Concord, Crushed Olive,
Studio 490 Stamps; Well Worn Art,
Tim Holtz Layering Stencils; Dot Fade, Honeycomb,
Tim Holtz Distress Markers; Mowed Lawn, Picket Fence,
Wendy Vecchi Archival Ink; Potting Soil,
VersaColor Ink Cube; Pinecone,
Ranger Nonstick Craft Sheet
Manila Tag
Natural Jute Cord
Water Mister
Heat Embossing Gun

Using the Honeycomb stencil lay down each color of Distress Paint. About an inch of each color. Gently dab so that the paint does not run under the stencil. Gently mist with water. Quickly remove stencil and dry with a heat gun.

Add some paint to the craft sheet and mist. Rub tag in misted colors.

Dry with heat gun. Place Dot Fade stencil on top of tag and dab on the Gathered Twig Distress Paint. Add the Versacolor Pinecone ink to the edge of tag.

Stamp the flower and alphabet image from the Well Worn set onto the tag using Potting Soil Archival Ink.

When dry, color stem with Mowed Lawn Distress Marker and finish with Pickett Fence marker to add highlights.
Add Picket Fence marker to craft sheet and spray with mister.
Rub tag in white mist to add droplets to the tag.
Tie jute cord through hole in tag.  Fray cord.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Onesie Using New Martha Stewart Multi Surface Paint

I discovered some wonderful new paints from Martha Stewart this weekend at Michaels. They can be used on lots of different surfaces including metal,wood,fabric and glass. The new line of Martha Stewart paints also includes lots of fun tools, stencils and mediums. I bought the fabric medium to make the paint permanent on fabrics. You just add paint to the medium and mix. It is really simple. I decided to stencil on a baby onesie. I used the color Goji Berry in satin finish. The stencils are from the set Fair Isle Dots. After stenciling onto the onesie I ironed the design to heat set.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Another Jewish New Year Card

This card was made from stamps by Memory Box and colored with Copic markers.