Hello! Today, I’m sharing a CAS Valentine created with the Penny Black die set 51-180 All My Hearts.
I used the die set, which includes five detailed hearts and a solid heart, to cut the hearts from a variety of color cardstock. I adhered the overlays to the solid hearts with liquid adhesive and attached the assembled hearts to colored cardstock squares with foam adhesive.
I’m also over on the Penny Black Simplicity blog today with another die-cut Valentine! Hope you’ll head on over and take a look!
Hello! Today I’m sharing a CAS Valentine created with Penny Black supplies. This cat image makes me smile!
I stamped the cat image, from the 30-271 Share A Hug stamp set, on watercolor paper and colored it with a variety of mediums, including watercolors and watercolor pencils. I also painted a strip of watercolor paper with paint, and once dry, I die-cut the strip with one of the dies in the 51-284 Filled With Love set. I added the sentiment to the image with foam adhesive.
Hello! I’m sharing a CAS winter-themed, Valentine’s Day card created with Penny Black dies.
I used the 51-281 What’s in Your Cup? die set to cut the mugs, tea bag, steam and foam, and colored the pieces with Distress Inks. I added a sentiment cut with 51-284 Filled With Love. I cut the sentiment twice for extra depth. The mugs were added to the background with foam adhesive.
Hello! Today I’m sharing a CAS winter card created with Penny Black supplies. Even though these products were intended for holiday card making, I’m enjoying creating winter-themed cards that aren’t specifically Christmas-y.
I stamped the sledding mice image from 30-385 Santa’s Helpers on watercolor paper and colored it with watercolor pencils and watercolor paint. For the sentiment, I used the 51-082 Snow Wishes die to cut watercolor paper twice. I trimmed the top part of the sentiment (which says “Let it” away on both die cuts and glued them together for extra depth.
I hope you’ll head over to the Penny Black Simplicity blog where I have another winter-themed card also using the 51-082 Snow Wishes die.
Hello and Merry Christmas! I’m sharing a CAS Christmas card created with Penny Black supplies.
I die-cut the 51-280 Ornamental Birds from gold foil and placed them on a watercolored circle background. I cut equal strips of grey cardstock for the card base background. I heat-embossed the 30-387 Festive Snippets sentiment with gold powder on one of the bands.
Hello! I’m sharing a CAS holiday card created with Penny Black supplies.
I colored the watercolor paper background with inks and watercolor paint using the smooshing technique. Separately, I colored watercolor paper with red watercolor, from which I cut the birds using the 51-206 The Sweetest Sound II die. Once the background was dry, I stamped the 30-382 Yuletide Wishes sentiment. For texture and visual interest, I added snowflakes cut with the 51-268 A Blizzard die set.
Wishing you and yours Happy Holidays!
Hello! Today, I’m sharing a CAS Christmas card created with Penny Black supplies. I chose a sentiment from 30-382 Yuletide Wishes as my starting point. I wanted to create a serene winter scene.
I stamped the bottom of the card base with silver ink using one of the stamps in the 30-258 Prancers set. I cut 51-264 Conifer twice and adhered the trees together, fluffing up the top tree for dimension. The star die in the 51-088 Tiny Tree set was used to cut a silver foil star for the top of the tree. I cut the deer from silver foil with one of the dies in the 51-069 Together set and added it to the scene with foam adhesive.
Hello! Today, I’m sharing a CAS holiday card created with Penny Black supplies.
I stamped the pair of cats from 30-317 Deck the Halls with Versafine ink and colored the image with watercolor pencils and Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors.
I cut the 51-084 Jingle… sentiment from watercolor cardstock which I had colored with the Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors and adhered to the watercolored panel.
Hello! Today, I’m sharing a CAS winter scene created with Penny Black supplies.
I Distress-Inked the background panel with Blueprint, Salty Ocean, Wilted Violet, and Milled Lavender. Once dry, I heat-embossed the Santa and reindeer from the 40-406 Snow Dasher set with silver embossing powder.
I die cut 51-156 Tiny Town and backed the openings with silver foil. I finished off the card with a stamped sentiment from the 30-259 Wonderful & Jolly set.
I hope you’ll head over to the Penny Black Simplicity blog where I recently shared this winter-themed card using the same Distress Ink colors.
Hello! Today I’m sharing an autumn-themed card created with Penny Black supplies. The leaves are almost off the trees here in the Pacific Northwest, but just a week ago there was quite a color show. I think I appreciated the fall leaves this year more than I ever have before.
To create the trees, I colored watercolor paper with Distress Inks and then cut it (once dry) with the 51-208 Trio of Trees die set. I colored the trunks after I die cut, using several brown Distress Inks. I also watercolored a background on a watercolor panel with one of the colors in the Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolor set and stamped it with a sentiment in the 30-350 Sentiment Collection set.