A Tippsy Monster

August 31, 2015 0 Comments

Hi guys! Today I'm introducing you to the newest clear stamp set by Gerda Steiner Designs which features monsters. I think when it comes to coloring images and working with them, monsters are my all-time favorite. It's especially interesting since I discovered Gerda Steiner Designs about a year ago because of the beautiful digital monster images that she offered. Now we have 3 new monsters that come as clear stamps, complete with a few fantastic sentiments that allow you sheer endless combinations.


When I first saw the monster that I'm using on my cards today I immediately pictured him being a little sappy from having consumed one or two drinks too many.

The coloring was done with Copic markers and I referred to the hex chart by Sandy Allnock to find colors which would work together well. If you have Copic markers and you wonder sometimes which color combinations you could try, I really suggest you give this hex chart a look because it's absolutely worth the investment (it just costs a few dollars).


The background of my card base has some foil, by the way. I wanted to try it out because it seems to be all the rage in the crafting world right now, but I was disappointed by the results that I got with a cheap laminator that I bought on Amazon. The foil didn't stick entirely and left some black marks open. I tried it with two different printers, different heat settings, different papers — nothing really worked perfectly. So I returned the laminator and I will try to get my hands on a Minc mini once they are available in Europe and see if that gives me better results.

Thanks so much for stopping by today and leaving a comment, you brighten up my day!




Also in Gerda Steiner Designs

Go wild! - Larissa

August 15, 2018 0 Comments


Goodmorning! Today it is my turn again to post a new card on the blog from Gerda Steiner designs. This time I have made a large birthday card and I used 3 stampset from Gerda Steiner on it.


From the set Go wild from Gerda Steiner designs I have used the images of the giraffe, elephant and the vulture. I used all animals from the stampset Party animals from Gerda Steiner designs. They are the lion,...

Continue Reading

Night time Scene with Foxes - InsideoutJeans

August 13, 2018 0 Comments

Hi there!

Gerda Steiner Designs is releasing two new stamp sets on August 16 (three days!) and I wanted to share a sneak peek of a project using the set. The set is super adorable and even though its name is Foxes, it has an adorable owl in it.

I definitely wanted to use the owl so I decided to to create a nighttime scene. I used black cardstock and used bright distress oxide inks. As an finishing...

Continue Reading

Guest Design - Turtley Great by Australe Créations

August 12, 2018 0 Comments

Hello everyone! 


It's Céline from Australe Créations, I'm  so happy to find you today ! I hope you have a nice summer ! Here in France it is really beautiful.



I'm here today to present you a card made with the adorable Turtley Gret stamp set :
                                                                                                          

    

Is it not beautiful ?!! ♥

I chose the smiling...

Continue Reading