Make It Monday #224: Two-Toned Stamped Sentiments

Hi! Thanks for visiting Honeybeelane. PRIZE ALERT through 27 Sept! Make sure you read to the end of this post.

So! I’m here with a quick post for Make It Monday #224. This week Danielle’s showed us how to make a two-toned sentiment with stamps and dies.  Go here, to see her tips for this super fun technique!

Here are Danielle’s cards:

MIMcards1

Here’s mine:  IMG_7541editedI stamped the sentiment in black ink on the red die cut. Then I stamped in VersaMark on the white cs and heat embossed in red. Next, I traced the sentiment in white and black. Lastly, I traced the entire sentiment in Glossy Accents. I’m not sure that I like the busyness of the 3 colors.

IMG_7533edited

So, I think that I will try re-making this card with this technique, but next time I will use white embossing powder on the red card stock instead of black ink. I used PTI’s Heart Cover Plate Die and Graceful Greetings and Choose Joy stamps sets.

IMG_7525edited

Thanks for stopping by!
XO
Melissa

Places I’m Playing:

P.S. To go along with Happy Little Stampers 1rst Release Blog Hop I’m running a RAFFLE for a free Happy Little Stampers Butterfly Birthday stamp set.  My raffle runs through 12 a.m. European 27 September. (CEST – UTC+2, Saturday or 26 Sept 2015, 18:00:00 EDT UTC -4 hours) Please go here and look for this photo at the very end of the post.

IMG_3670edited_edited-1

When you get there please click on the last honeybee photo to enter the raffle. 🙂

Chalk Boards

Hi! Thanks for visiting Honeybeelane. PRIZE ALERT through 27 Sept! Make sure you read to the end of this post.

I’m here with a couple of cards that were inspired by Papertrey Ink’s September Blog Hop Challenge.

Blog-hop-logo

I love chalk boards and chalkboard art, so I knew that I wanted to play along when I saw the inspiration photo for this month.
September Blog Hop Inspiration

Gorgeous!

Here’s my first card: (I’m going to play this one over at the first ever Link-up Challenge at ChouxChoux Paper Art! I’m also playing this over at Seize the Birthday’s Anything Goes”.

IMG_7485edited  I used PTI’s Graceful Greetings, Quilted: Autumn and Twig Wreath.

Here’s my second card which was also inspired by this week’s Fusion Challenge: Peacock Dynasty.

IMG_7489edited

I used PTI’s Wee Folk, Graceful Greetings, Quilted: Autumn and Twig Wreath on this second card.

IMG_7496edited

Check out Nicole’s Blog to see all the other entries – and to enter your own card! It’s open to anyone using a PTI product and it is a lot of fun to play along!

Thanks for stopping by!
XO
Melissa

UPDATED THURSDAY OCT 1: I am very happy to share that this second card was chosen by Stephanie at Fusion for an Honorable Mention! Thanks Stephanie. 🙂

Places I’m Playing:

Card #1:

Blog-hop-logo

Card #2:

P.S. To go along with Happy Little Stampers 1rst Release Blog Hop I’m running a RAFFLE for a free Happy Little Stampers Butterfly Birthday stamp set through 12 a.m. (Berlin) 27 September! Please go here and look for this photo at the very end of the post.

IMG_3670edited_edited-1

When you get there please click on the photo to enter the raffle. 🙂

SAF 2015: Patterns Challenge

Hi! I’m here with a post for PTI’s Stamp-a-faire. This is my first year participating in SAF and I’ve been having a lot of fun.

I used Ashley’s pattern:

AshleyHere’s my card for the Patterns Challenge:IMG_0804editedA very literal take, but that’s the kind of gal I am! IMG_0823editedStamping, masking, ink-blending, the emboss-resist technique, Smooch-Spritz and sequins all went into the center greeting panel on this card. I used a stamp from Center Style: Feminine Stamp Set and some flower stamps and paper from the Make It Market Mini: Garden Gild Kit. The sentiment is from Graceful Greetings. I really like how this card turned out.

IMG_0826edited

I’d also like to play this card over at SSS’s Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes and Word Art Wednesday’s Challenge #198 – Anything Goes.

Thanks for stopping by!
XO
Melissa

PTI Supplies:

Center Style: Feminine Mini Stamp SetGraceful Greetings Stamp SetMake It Market Mini: Garden Gild Kit

Other Supplies:
Tsukineko Full-Size VersaMark Pigment Inkpad, ClearClassic Crest Super Smooth Solar White 80# Cover 8.5Vellum 8-1/2

Places I’m playing:

4-patterns-challengeSimon Wednesday Challenge BlogGrab our badge: