Monday, March 12, 2012

Scrappin' Saturday Success

Last Saturday (March 10) was a Scrappin' Saturday!  SJ, Teresita, Debbie and Stephanie came over to play!  This month's theme was Surprise!

 SJ's card with a surprise inside

Stephanie's  card with a surprise inside

Teresita's  card with a surprise inside

Debbie's  card with a surprise inside

Another SJ card with a surprise inside

 The Easter cards were created with an egg stamp by Great Impression and a sentiment "stickable stamp" also by Great Impression.  The striped background paper is "Hip Hop Hooray" by Reminisce.

The Christmas cards were created with Inky Antics' "Ornament Birdy" Clear Stamp Set.  The background paper is by BoBunny.

All the cards were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic Markers (except SJ's Easter card which was colored with Prisma Color Pencils).  The surprise (honeycomb) inside the cards is Inky Antics' Honeycomb Paper Pad.

They also created a very adorable quick and easy card using Reminisce's "Bunny Collage" and paper from my scrap bin and embellishments from my stash.




 And then I took them outside their comfort zones!

Debbie and Teresita used a technique out of Tim's new Compendium of Curiosities II using rock candy crackle paint and Distress Ink Stains.  I think perhaps the darker Distress Stains would probably work better (and not giving the wrong crackle paint to start with. . .I couldn't figure out why Teresita's butterfly was white instead of clear.  I handed her some picket fence crackle instead of rock candy.

They both started by inking a Cuttlebug embossing folder with distress ink.  Notice how inking opposites of the embossing folder gives such different results.   And Debbie used some color wash to change the white eyelet blue as well as Tim's Tattered Floral Die.!

Debbie's Dragonfly

Teresita's Butterfly

Stephanie used Distress Stain on her butterfly, then a then layer of Distress Stickles to cover her butterfly.  She used a piece seed packet paper from Tim's Seasonal Paper Stash, some twine, and Idea-ology embellishments.

As the title says a Successful Scrappin' Saturday!  We all had a great time with a day of learning and laughs!

Next month's theme is Glittery Goodness. . .