Trying Out Arteza Alcohol Markers

Hey crafty peoples! Today I have a card with lots of coloring because I was trying out the Arteza Everblend markers.

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To create my background I took out a piece of Neenah white cardstock and used the chisel nib on a light peach marker to free hand some stripes down the panel. I then took out the One Cool Pineapple stamp set from Simon Says Stamp and stamped a sentiment from that with Versafine Onyx Black ink.

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I used Versamark ink to stamp a bunch of watermelons all over the background and then colored them in using the Everblend markers. Check out the video to see the coloring in detail!

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I used my ATG gun to adhere the panel onto a piece of Peacock teal cardstock and then glued that whole panel onto an A2 card base.

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To finish up the card I used a white gel pen to draw a line along the space between the watermelons and the rinds. This card was very simple, but helped me to really get a feel for these markers!


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Making Summer Cards With Basic Supplies | Jess and Laura's Hooray for 3K Video Hop

Hello my friends! Today’s cards are part of a fun video hop to celebrate a couple of fellow YouTubers hitting 3k subscribers on their channels! We are celebrating with some summer themed card and also a giveaway with lots of sponsors. Check out the video to find out more!

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When I thought of summer I thought of watermelon. So I came up with this idea on how to create some watermelons using basic supplies. I pulled out a bunch of different colors of Simon Says Stamp cardstock and cut them with the nested oval dies from Hero Arts. The colors that I used were Green Leaf, Green Apple, White, Cotton Candy, and Lipstick Red.

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After cutting the ovals, I cut each of them a second time so that I could in-lay each piece to make a watermelon. I used the larges oval die to cut a piece of scrap paper and then I used that as a base for the pieces. I glued them down with Gina K Designs Connect Glue. I cut the watermelon into two pieces so that I could make two cards. .

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I picked out two pieces of cardstock for my backgrounds. For one I used Cotton Candy cardstock and for the other I used Sea Glass. I stamped a sentiment from the One Cool Pineapple stamp set on both of them with Versafine Onyx Black ink I popped up that background on A2 card bases with foam tape and I also popped up the watermelons on the cards.

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I added black sequins to the melons to look like seeds. I took out some doodlebug tiny heart stickers and added some of them around each of the sentiments. To finish up the cards I added dashed lines around the border of the backgrounds with a white gel pen.


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