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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Lil' Inker Designs August Release: Day 2


Jen Carter Foiled Closeup 11

Welcome to day 2 of the Lil' Inker Designs Release!  All of the products being shown today are currently available in the Lil' Inker Designs store!  If you are following along in the blog hop you should have come from Heather Hoffman's blog.

Today I have 2 cards to share using the new Encouraging Words Stamp Set, Encouraging Words Dies, Cover Up Die: Hello Beautiful & Fringe Scalloped Tag Dies.

Card #1


Jen Carter Foiled Enouraging Words Fringe Tag Hello Beautiful 2 wm

I love this new Encouraging Words Stamp Set and Encouraging Words Dies a lot!  The flowers in the set are just so pretty and the sentiments speak to me.  For this card I colored the flowers with Zig Real Brush Markers.  I added some glitter to the flowers with a Nuvo Aqua Shimmer brush.  After diecutting and coloring the flowers, I attached them to a vellum tag that I had die cut using the brand new Fringe Scalloped Tag Dies.  I also embossed the sentiment from the set using a gold glitter embossing powder.  There is A LOT of sparkle, glimmer & shine on this card!

Jen Carter Foiled Enouraging Words Fringe Tag Hello Beautiful Shine wm

Let's talk about that background.  It's. So. Pretty.  I used the new Cover Up Die: Hello Beautiful to create a stencil (I used a thin acetate but you could also use cardstock if you wanted to).  Next, I taped the stencil in place and used a knife to spread out Deco Foil Transfer Gel onto the stencil.  Once the paste was completely dry I took a sheet of foil and then ran it through my Minc machine (you can also use a laminator).  This is what resulted!

This short video (30 seconds) show you the shine, shimmer & glitter on this card that is hard to capture in the photos.



Bible Journaling: Project #2

I'm trying my hand at something new to me for this next project, Bible Journaling.  I'm not a doodler.  Ok, I like to doodle but it never looks like anything so I've always been a little intimidated by it.  But I also realize that Bible journaling isn't just doodling. It's using stamps, ink, paint, etc too.


Jen Carter Encouraging Words Bible Journaling 1 wm

This is my humble first attempt at Bible Journaling.  The Encouraging Words Stamp Set just seemed so perfect for this project.  I stamped the flower & hearts & sentiment from the set and then colored all the images in with palette watercolors.  I added some white pen for the detail on the largest flower and some washi tape at the bottom.

Jen Carter Encouraging Words Bible Journaling 2 wm

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43 comments:

Tracy A said...

Gorgeous card. I love how you used the Hello Beautiful cover up die, very creative. Beautiful colors.

Nandini said...

So beautiful! Love the foiled background!

Nance said...

Beautiful projects. Love the foil paste background!

Deepti Aggarwal said...

Beautiful card..love the foil background and awesome Journalizing..

clavell said...

Love your foiled card!

Sharon said...

Loving the sparkle in your products. Your card is so lovely. Thanks for the inspiration.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Wow, your first card is STUNNING with all that beautiful sparkle. Gorgeous
design, too. Your bible journal page is beautiful. The flowers in this release
are so pretty.

Teresa Mikalouski said...

Beautiful flowers! Purple is my favorite!

Kristie Goulet said...

LOVE how you used the cover plate as a stencil and foiled! So awesome!

TracyM #6773 said...

BEAUTIFUL journaling and GORGEOUS card!
WOW - I have to confess that I ADORE the sparkle, shimmer and shine of your card and feel TOTALLY INSPIRED by the design and techniques you have combined - THANK YOU for sharing!

McStamper said...

Love your beautiful card and journaling. Thanks for the great ideas.

Jessica Luberda said...

Love the background with the foil, so pretty.

Chrissy Larson said...

I LOVE the bible journaling! Such a great way to use this stamp set. It's so pretty!

Teresa Doyle said...

Your first card is stunning Jen and I appreciate your showing us HOW beautiful in the video. You did a great job on your bible journaling, that is something I have been really reluctant to try!

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow!!! Love your gorgeous card and your bible journaling project!!!

Julia Sandvoss said...

That stencil is just perfection with the Deco Foil Transfer Gel and Foils!!!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Lovely card - so colorful:)

Sue LD said...

Very pretty colors on both and I like the touch of gold.

Angela said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love all the different colors from the foil on the Hello Beautiful Cover Up. I have some Deco Gel but haven't used it yet. The results are amazing! Plus, I love the message on your card as well! I don't journal in my Bible, but I love how you used this set in yours. It's a great reminder we all need from time to time!

Shelly said...

Oooh, so pretty and fabulous!

Elise Smith said...

I love all the sparkle and shine on your first card! And great idea to use this set for bible journaling :)

Mary Holshouser said...

I love the way you used the foil on the
card. It is beautiful. Have to try
that idea. Ive been bible journaling
for about a year. I love doing it.
Something small that doesn't take a lot
of time or work. Keep at it.
thanks for sharing.

Janet D. said...

Beautiful card, love the foiling!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

So beautiful, I love your colorful background with that new cover die!

Kim Faucher said...

Love how you foiled the cover plate!!!

D.Ann C said...

I would say 'don't laugh', but I know you're gonna... I thought you poked all those fallouts back in to match their holes. hahahaha! Love using it as a stencil... so pretty!!!

irishgalkelly said...

Jen, these are stunning! You've shown the versatility of this beautiful stamp set so wonderfully! Love your colorful background on the card and your bible journaling is outstanding! The flowers in this set are just so pretty and you've really showcased that for us. ; )

Janelle said...

Wow! your foiled background is just stunning! Great colors, too.

Carolyn Steele said...

What a beautiful card. I love the vibrant colors and all the fun sparkle!

happyscrap said...

So glad you shared your Bible journaling! Great idea-- thank you.

sparkling stamper said...

these flowers are so cute and versatile. I think I need them!

Pam D. said...

Beautiful card! The background is amazing. Been thinking about getting a journaling bible but feel the same way about my doodling. Love what you did, thanks for the inspiration!

Parker said...

Wow! The look of the cover up die is fantastic! Your Bible art work is great. Your work is inspirational, and this release is super.

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome card and journaling! Love the way you used the die cut for a stencil on your beautiful card! Wow!

Amy C. said...

I love the idea of using deco foil on the background die. The bright colors look awesome!

Serendipidade de Papel said...

The bible journal page is beautiful!

Sarah Greber said...

The foil is so cool on that intricate die cut. Love it!

Renee Milner said...

Both of your creations are lovely and cheery! The foil background is extra pretty :)

Renee Milner said...

Both of your creations are lovely and cheery! The foil background is extra pretty :)

Sandy S. said...

Wow! That foiled background is stunning!

Bev Karolak said...

I just love your foiled background card....stunning! Fantastic release! 🙂

Judie said...

Gorgeous creations! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Larissa Heskett said...

SQUEAL!! SUPER SUPER SUPER AWESOME Release and Inspiration!! LOVE LOVE LOVE the Foiling!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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