New Day | Vera Lane Studio

First of the Little Vera’s coming this year is this sassy lil one, Charlee!

Isn’t’t she cutest?! That lil finger! Her little chicken is so attentive and listening to her every word! Charlee is a smart one with her words of wisdom… “today is a new day”.

Supplies Used

  • Derwent Inktense pencils
  • Caran D’ache Neocolor ii
  • Canson Watercolor Paper
  • Posca white paint pen
  • Brea Reese Alcohol Markers
  • Copic Markers

Supplies used:

  • New Day digistamp set from Vera Lane Studio
  • Calacas digistamp set from Vera Lane Studio (coffee first quote)
  • Coffee Cup Collection (by request Vera Lane Studio Etsy)
  • Brea Reese Alcohol Marker
  • Copic Markers
  • Derwent Inktense Pencils
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink & Stencil
  • Posca White Paint Pen

Be sure to head over to the Vera Lane Studio Digistamps Facebook group and see all the awesome inspiration and join the Trash to Treasure ATC swap.

Come back next week for more Vera Lane Studio goodness! I will be posting VLS inspiration every Wednesday! I can’t wait to share all the new digistamp sets and other goodies with you!

see y’all next week!

stephanie

Feature a Creature | Oddball DT Inspiration

Happy New Year!

Hope your 2017 was awesome and that your 2018 will be even better!

Today I bring you some Oddball Art Stamps Inspiration for the new Oddball Art Stamps monthly Blog Challenge

The theme this month is FEATURE A CREATURE!

You can find both of the digistamps below:

Make sure to use the code DTSTEPHANIE10 to save 10% on anything in the Oddball Etsy Shop.

ATCs have been colored with alcohol markers, Inktense pencils, and white gel pen. Quotes are Tim Holtz.

Hope you enjoyed my post…also we announced the Oddball Art Stamps 2018 Design Team today!

Join us over in the Oddball Facebook Group to participate in the new monthly ATC swaps. This months theme is Feature a Creature (same as our blog challenge 😉 )

Until next time..

stephanie

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More Monsters!! | Polkadoodles

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Hello again! I have a few more projects to share from the new Polkadoodles release… Little Monsters!

Little Monsters ScaryMayree is such a cutie! She was such fun to color and add to this quick and easy A2 card.

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I think lil Fuzzpea has to be one of my favorites! I punched various circles from the paper sets added a lil outline and she became a juggler…lol She looks pretty awesome in my planner too if I must say!

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My last project share with the Little Monsters is this cusom cover I made for one of my Field Notes notebooks. The papers in this collection are adorable! So easy to mix and match! Tubatha is definitely ready for an out of this world birthday party! She was colored using the same products listed above and I added a lil strip of glitter washi to ground her. Hope you have enjoyed my creations with all these lil monsters!

Check back soon for even more creative fun!

stephanie🎄

Monsters! | Polkadoodles

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Monsters everywhere and this lil guy has his eye on you! Looks like these guys may have escaped the lab…

I had so much fun creating the 6×6 scrapbook layout using the Little Monsters new release from Polkadoodles . All digis were colored with alcohol markers and various colored pencils and pastels. Art fibers used to ground the creepy, cute characters.

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Made this little tag with Ivy and papers from the new release. She is “monstrously cute” I absolutely love how the sets coordinate. She was colored with alcohol markers and various pencils and pastels as well and added art fibers for the tassel. Edges have been inked with violet Distress ink.

Stay tuned for another monstrously good post tomorrow too!

until then…

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Christmas Calacas

I just love combining different digistamp sets from Vera Lane Studio. Taking one set that isn’t exactly Christmas themed and giving it some holiday glitter! Calacas is perfect for switching up with the many other VLS sets! I have painted this guy a few times in the past in several different themes 🙂 Calacas mixed with the Holiday Doodles bundle is a perfect combo!

Supplies:

  • VLS digistamps: Calacas and Holiday Doodle bundle
  • Canson Bristol Paper
  • Alcohol Marker: Brea Reese, Copic, Spectrum Noir, Prismacolor
  • Inktense pencils
  • Neocolors ii
  • Uniball Signo White gel pen
  • Scotch glitter washi
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Micro glitter (think I got this at Five Below in a set intended for nail art)

Would love to see what Vera Lane Studio digistamp sets you have combined! Tag me!

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I made a Happy Planner tip in with the new Matilda’s New Year digistamp set as well. There’s so much coming to Vera Lane Studio in 2018…new digistamps unlike anything you have seen before (head over to the VLS Facebook group for a sneak peek), new team member (who is kicking ass I must say!) I’m super excited about VLS in 2018!! It’s gonna ROCK!!!🤘

Until next time…

stephanie🎄

Meet Matilda!

Matilda is ready to ring in the new year! She is the newest digistamp release from Vera Lane Studio

Isn’t she adorable?! I used several different mediums for this cutie: alcohol markers, gel pens, Inktense pencils, watercolor and colored pencils, and Neocolor ii.

Above a couple more variations. Will be adding them to tags soon!

Just had to do a quick share!

Check back tomorrow for my regularly scheduled VLS post 🙂

stephanie 🐙

Time to Celebrate

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In Wonderland it’s always time to celebrate with a tea party! My DT inspiration piece for this weeks challenge on the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog is a 4×6 mixed media canvas panel. I layered a digistamp, ephemera and parts of the design sheet from the  Winnie in Wonderland Bundle

Supplies used:

  • Brea Reese Glitter Ink
  • Caran D’ache Neocolor ii
  • Derwent Inktense Pencils
  • Stabilo marks all pencil
  • Fabriano Studio Watercolor paper
  • misc. gems & art fibers

I plan to enter this mixed media piece into the following challenges:

Thank you for stopping by and hope you enjoyed my post…until next time.

stephanie

 

 

I prefer living in color…

This week I wanted to step outside of my norm. I grabbed my Caran D’ache Neocolor ii and started scribbling on this serene beauty, Vera Lane Studio, Peaceful Picasso digistamp. Just a few colors and a waterbrush is all that was needed.

This piece really opened the door to a new style for me! It’s loose and freeing! I also feel she is one of my best! I encourage everyone to step outside the box soon and try something new! Who knows what will happen? I would love to see your work people! Tag me!

Products used:

Thank you for stopping by this week! Check back next week for more artsy fun!

stephanie 🎄

Peaceful Picasso

Peaceful Picasso is the new release digistamp set on Vera Lane Studio this week. Isn’t she gorgeous?! She is such a beautiful image to work with…with the added wreath and sentiments she can be used in so many different ways. Cards, ATCs, wall hangings and so much more!

This piece in my mixed media art journal has been painted with Brea Reese glitter inks in the following colors: ocean green, pink, violet, raw umber, cadmium yellow, and neutral grey. I also added golden accents for the berries with the Kuratake Gansai Tambi Starry Colors in red gold. Inktense pencils were used to add a bit of dimension to the leaves in the wreath.

I wanted to make an atc with a retro feel to it. I think I achieved that look with the Peaceful Picasso image. To get the muted tones used in this atc I just mixed a bit of water with Brea Reese glitter inks. Brea Reese fine liner pens were also used on this as well. I added some Tim Holtz distress ink around the edges to age it a bit.

Hope you enjoyed my post. Until next time…

stephanie🎄

Lots of Sparkle! | Polkadoodles DT Wk. 48 Challenge Inspiration

 

This week over on the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog the optional theme for this weeks challenge is LOTS OF SPARKLE!

I created a few projects for this one! The first on is a couple of gift card holders. I used embellishments and papers from the Winnie in Winterland bundle. The sentiment on the gift card holder on the right is from the Winnie White Christmas Bundle. After assembling the gift card holders I coated the outside of the envelopes with some super sparkly glitter paint.

My second project is corrugated steel tree shaped ornament I added some holographic green glitter to and added a precolored embellishment from the Winnie in Winterland Bundle.

I hope you enjoyed these two glittery projects as much as I enjoyed making them! Make sure you head over to join in the Polkadoodles Blog Challenge.

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I am entering these in the following challenges:

Come back & visit soon!

stephanie