Friday, August 19, 2016

Carrie Avery Demo w/ Resist Ink Technique

Hey all Erin here, 

Check out the amazing demo that Carry Avery did for me at the Heirloom Productions Stamp show this summer showing how to sue inks to blend and make a resist with a glossy paper.  Check out the technique here!!

Here is my version of the card I made at the show.  You can use any dark color for the top coat and it works the same way!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Supplies Used
Stamps - Paper Wings Productions
Ink - Clear Snap

Friday, August 12, 2016

Carrie Avery Demo w/ Deco Foil Technique Video Tutorial

Hi all Erin here,

Ever wonder what to do with that amazing deco foil sheets you see at the craft store?  Lots of companies sell the foils and here is one technique that Carrie Avery show me at the Heirloom Productions Stamp show this summer in central Texas.

To learn how to make those star bursts stamps sparkle take a look at the video!

Now use your foil with your stamps and make them sparkle!!

Supplies Used
Stamps - Paper Wings Productions
Glue - Deco Foil
Foil sheets - Ranger

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Let it Snow

Hello friends. So about this time every year we seem to be melting from the awful heat. Although we haven't been in the triple digits to many days just down the road in the big city they have seen them for many many days. The only real places to be in this heat is inside with the AC blowing or in the swimming pool. Sometimes even that is too hot. 
So we all start dreaming of winter, what little of a winter we get anyway. We start wishing for snow that we never see and building snowman. 

So today I pulled out Snowman Love Clear Stamp Set
I stamped the images on a piece of Kraft cardstock and colored the images using my Prismacolor Pencils.

I adhered the card front on to a white card base using my ATG.

I have to say this is going to be one of my favorite stamps for the winter months.

Hope you enjoyed my post today.
Have a wonderful day friends.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Paper Wings Productions Booth Walk-Through at Heirloom Productions Stamp Show

Hi all Erin here,

I got the pleasure of meeting Carrie Avery at the Heirloom Stamps show in New Braunfels, TX this summer.  At this show we talked and she took me under her pretty wings and brought me on as a designer for Paper Wings Productions right then and there - how amazing is that!!  While we were talking I decided to do a run of her booth to show everyone how amazing her stamps are and and diverse they are.  So here ya go, the Paper Wings Productions booth at the Heirloom stamps show!

There will be some demos coming your way straight from the designer herself Carrie Avery in the next couple of weeks - stay tuned!!

I am so happy to be with you all designing with Carrie's amazing stamps!!

Friday, July 29, 2016

Wings Embellishments

Hi all, Erin here today.  I have just fallen in love with the Wings stamps by Paper Wings Productions so much that I decided to make some fun little embellishments out of Styrofoam, paint, and the stamps!

The Wings stamps are just so cute!!  Perfect for any little project you may want to use wings!

Here is a couple of video tutorials ( I was having so much fun I made second video with a ton more of these fun little butterflies and wings) on how I made these fun wings using the Paper Wings stamps, Styrofoam, Glimmer Glaze from Tattered Angels, Beacon Glue, and then lots of little found objects around my craft studio.

Here is the second video with even more made!!

You can use these fun little butterflies for all kinds of uses, on tags, cards, as tops of bookmarks, magnets, clip toppers, and more!!  The possibilities are endless!!

Now go out and make your own wings!!!

Cutting Tools - Floracraft
Stamps - Paper Wings Productions
Paint - DecoArt & Tattered Angels
Ink - Staz-on
Assorted Metals, Flowers, buttons, chipboard, gems
Glue - Beacon

Friday, July 22, 2016

Mixed Media Mini Junk Journals W/ Video Tutorials

I love the freedom of just playing with my craft materials.  Getting out some paper and glue, throwing down some paint and seeing what happened.  That is what these journals are all about.  I made 2 fun little journals complete with some amazing Paper Wings Stamps to give a pop on each each page. 

I used these 2 amazing stamps sets on these books.

Brave Girl & Build a Shrine

Here is the part 1 construction and part 2 adding texture video tutorials and some close up shots of this first larger book.

Supplies Used
Stencils - Prima & Imagination Crafts
Ink - Staz-on

Here in the little mini version of the accordion mixed media mini junque book I made live on Facebook on July 18th, 2106  and here is the link to see it live -

And here is a recap video flip though of the book plus some close up shots!!

Thanks for checking out my little journals!!

Supplies Used
Ink - Prima & Stazon

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

A Sparkly Tiara

Hello friends. I am so excited to have this stamp set in my hands right now. It has been on my list for awhile and I finally got it. :) It is called With Some Sparkle

I started off with a piece of watercolor paper and did my favorite smooshing technique with some Peerless Watercolors. I then heat embossed the sentiment using Ultra Fine Antique Gold embossing powder from Simon Says Stamps.

To finish it off I matted the piece of watercolor paper onto a piece of Stampin Up Melon Mambo Cardstock and then added a few hot pink sequins to finish it off. I adhered the card front to a white card base. 

I think this has to be my favorite sentiment and I think I will be stamping it in my planner a few times. 

Hope you enjoyed my post today.
Have a wonderful day friends.

Larissa Pittman 

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