Monday, November 12, 2018

Day 2 LLC Carmel Workshop - Asian Happy Critter Window Card

Day 2 project was a Window Corner Card  from the Day 2 Carmel Workshop which inspired a Asian Window card.   Papers used are from my stash (My Little Shoebox retired papers).  Bazzil Brown and Pink card stock used. A sheer pink ribbon is double bowed across the card bottom. La-la Land Crafts dies ( found here ) used: Koi Circle die, Cherry Blossom Border, Fan, Temple, and Lanterns. Finished card size: 6" x 6-1/2".
Happy Critters Rubber Stamp  ( found here )
Copic colors:
Body: E31, E34, E50, E37, E39, R20
Dress: Paper Piecing
For this image,stamp and partially color. Then stamp a separate bear to pop on top for a more dimensional effect. 
Pagoda die is popped with foam tape in the bottom right corner:
Fan die tucked in between the mat and card base with Lantern die at the top left corner
Cherry Blossom Border is on each side of the card peeking out:
Card inside: This is the "negative" of the Koi Circle used in the front of the card.  Stamped message in the center.
Thank you for stopping by today to visit - more posts coming from the Carmel Workshop.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Day 1 LLC Carmel Workshop - Mermaid Molli Seas the Day Album

This is the last project from the Day 1 Carmel Workshop. Of course, this fabulous project was designed by Irina Blount. Original design uses newly released stencils. I chose to use similar papers I already had in my stash. The papers are from Simple Stories Say Cheese I: Diagonal Stripe and Chevron. Finished album size: 6-3/4" x 5-3/4" x 1-5/8". Stamp and die details listed at the end of this post.
La-la Land Crafts Sassy Mermaid Molli Rubber Stamp (not part of the original project design)
Copic colors used: 
Hair: C4, C6, C8, B01, BG02 and White Gel Pen
Face: E000, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Sea Shells: Y14, Y18, YR24, YR27
Fish Tail:  Y14, Y18, YR24, YR27, B01, B02, B12, B18, B24 and White Gel Pen on Tail
On the top right side: the Pointy Flowers are curled upwards, sponged with Vintage Photo ink, then a flat back adhesive Pearl is added as the finishing touch. There are Pointed Flowers at the bottom right corner and in between the Mermaid tail. 
Here is the bottom right Pointed Flower.  Inserted under the bottom of popped My Anchor Background stamped Scalloped Rectangles is the Deco Border (border is also on the top, too)
Fishes rubber stamp used Mermaid Lagoon Ink. The background was made using a combination of Chipped Sapphire and Tumbled Glass blended together with a splatter of water for the finish.
The spine is embellished with the Rope die, Knot die, and Anchor Background rubber stamp on the Long Flag die.
Album back: Designer Paper used along with the Double Stitched Circles, Heart Anchor, and Nested Frames dies. Use the Anchor Background rubber stamp with Versamark ink and clear embossing powder to heat the image.
Open the front cover to reveal on the left inside cover: Wave Stencil used Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. Pocket made using the Sea Shell die and Scalloped Rectangles. The inserted tag topper is using Clipboard die.  On the right side (first page) is a Anchor Background rubber stamp, clear  embossing powder, heat embossed using Versamark ink on the die cut Double Stitched Circles and Long Flags die.
Flip the page to reveal a larger horizontal pocket with Rope die and Double Stitched Circle stamped with Anchor Background rubber stamp. Right side is a smaller page that flips to the right. Edge of smaller page is embellished with Rope die.
Here the smaller page is opened:
on the backside: left side Page is a flap with the Rope  die embellishing the edge. Right side pages Small and Large Fish stamp used Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. The flap folds downward.
Page opened:
Here is another page: Left side is a flap opening downwards, embellished with Rope die on the edge. Right side is using the Nested Frames (folded in half) act as a flap after stamping it with Anchor Background Stampin-Up So Saffron ink.  Finish the flap with a Sea Horse embellishment. Added is a thin magnet to hold the flap down.

this photo showing left side page flipped down, right side flap opened to the right. Page opens to the left.
Added some Stitched Tags to both the left and right sides.  Double Stitched Hills die is used to create pocket top. Anchor Background rubber stamp (using Stampin-Up So Saffron ink) on inside pocket and right panel.  Right side is Double Stitched Circle with Anchor die on top of Long Flaps are positioned on tip of the panel.
On this page: Left side is using the Nested Frames (folded in half) act as a flap after stamping it with Anchor Background Stampin-Up So Saffron ink.  Finish the flap with a Sea Horse embellishment. Added is a thin magnet to hold the flap down. Right side is a flap opening downwards, embellished with Rope die at the top edge.
This photo shows left side flap opened and right side fold downward flap.
Page has Small Fish stamp used Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. Right side flap opening to the right, embellished with Rope die at the top edge.
This photo shows left side flipped downwards, right side is an accordion pages.
Almost done: left side is a plain page with embossed scored frame. Right side horizontal pocket with Rope die and Double Stitched Circle stamped with My Anchor Background rubber stamp.
On the right side is a Anchor Background rubber stamp, clear  embossing powder, heat embossed using Versamark ink on the die cut Double Stitched Circles and Long Flags die. Left side are two die cut Scalloped Rectangles with white mats.  Wave Stencil used Tumbled Glass Distress Ink.Die cut Fishnets are tucked in each corner.
The Rope die, Seas Horses die, and Stamped Anchor Background using Stampin-Up So Saffron Ink on the Long Flags die.
Left page folds downward, right page flaps open outwards:
Details:

La-la Land Crafts rubber stamps used:Sassy Mermaid Molli, Anchor Background
La-la Land Crafts dies used: Under the Sea die, Nested Frames - Small, Nested Frames - Large, Double Stitched Circles, Double Stitched Hills, Stitched Tags, Fishing Net, Ropes, Sea Shells, Scalloped Rectangles, Long Flags, Life Preserver, Heart Anchor, Sea Horses, Deco Border, Seaweed Border, Clipboard Die, and Pointy Flower.  All dies can be found here.

Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  There's a lot of inter-action to this album! Stay tuned for Day 2 Carmel Projects that will be posted.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Day 1 LLC Carmel Workshop - Genie Marci Card

This project was not part of the the Day 1 Workshop but I will include it as one of the projects.  This birthday card uses the La-la Land Crafts Genie Marci rubber stamp for a belated birthday.  The inspiration and card layout for this card is from Mindy Beverly who made this card in shades of blue.  Mindy's blog can be found here.  Papers used are from my stash. The White paper Doilie with a 3-3/4" cut circle mat (cut using my Silhouette) is popped with foam tape. La-la Land Crafts dies used:  Lamp, Palace Border, Make a Wish.  Finished card size 6" x 6"
Genie Marci Copic colors used:
Hair: T2, T4, T6, T8
Face: E000, E00, E01, E02, E11, R11, R20, R21
Reds: R30, R35, R37, R59, White Gel pen after coloring on clothing and hair band.
Clear Wink of Stella head ornament and wrist bangles.
Color, trim and pop with foam tape.
"make a wish" is die cut using chipboard, then die cut using brushed gold card stock:
The lamp is die cut using chipboard, then die cut using brushed gold card stock:
Card inside: simply triple mats
 Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  More Carmel Projects to be posted soon.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Day 1 LLC Carmel Workshop - Twist Top Album

This 4th project from the Carmel Workshop was designed by Martha Tucker.  Her blog is here.  All papers were supplied at the workshop. Finished album measures 6" X 4" X 3/4" excluding the album top Sun Burst. Throughout the album pages, the Wave Stencil used with Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink. There are three twist top panels in this album. Scalloped Rectangle, Rope, Sunburst, Long Flags, Double Stitched Hills, and Fishnet dies used on the front cover.  List of stamps and dies used for this project at the end of this post below.
 
Summer Baby Marci rubber stamp Copic colors used:
Hair: T5, T7, T9
Face: E01, E02, R11, R20, R21
Hat and Shoes: R20, R22, R24 a.nd White Gel Pen
Dress: Paper pieced by stamping My Anchor Rubber Background Stamp 
After trimming this image, pop with foam tape.
Stamped Bear Copic colors used:
Body: E40, E41, E43, E44
Cheeks: R20
Nose: R22, R24 and White Gel Pen
Surf Board: E18, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17 and White Gel Pen
Trim and pop image with foam tape.
Copic colors used for
Rabbit: pop with foam tape

Body: C1, C3, C5, C7 
Cheeks: R20
Nose: R22, R24 and White Gel Pen
Beach Ball: Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17
Trim, then pop with foam tape.
Cat
Body: E13, E15, E17, E18
Nose: R22, R24
Life Preserver: Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17
Slowly open the front cover to reveal:
This is the first of three twist top panels:
The Circle Anchor die:
Copic colors used: 
Whale: B93, B95, B97, B99 and White Gel Pen
Fish: R22, R24, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17 and White Gel Pen
Dies used: Scalloped Rectangles and Long Flags
Copic Colors used:
Elephant: W1, W3, W5, W7, R11, R20
Life Preserve: Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17 and White Gel Pen
This is the second twist top panels:
Circle Anchor die and Long Flags die:
Long Flags die and Sea Shells die:
Here's the Scalloped Rectangles die and negative of Circle Anchors die:
Copic colors used for the Dolphin: W1, W3, W5, W7 and White Gel Pen
Album back:
The third twist top panel is opened from the back cover:
Heart Anchor die and Circle Anchors die in the corner:
Copic colors used for the Puffer fish: R20,m R22, R24 and White Gel Pen. Scalloped Rectangles die and Knot die used.
The Ship in a Bottle die:
Copic colors used:
Hippo: W1, W3, W5, W7
Hippo Cheeks and nostrils: R20
Floater: R20, R22, R24 and White Gel Pen
Overhead view of the project:
La-la Land Crafts stamps used:  Summer Baby Marci, Stay Cool Clear Stamp Set, Jaws Because Clear Sta,p Set, My Anchor Rubber Background Stamp and Wave Stencil.
La-la Land Crafts dies used: Scalloped Rectangles, Circles Anchor die, Ship's Wheel die, Long Flags die, Ropes die, Knot die, Fishing Net die, Sunburst die, Sea Shells die, Ship in a Bottle, Heart anchor die, Double Stitched Hills Border die.
All above stamps and dies can be found in the store here.
Thank you for stopping by today to visit.  Stay tuned for more projects from the Carmel Workshop.