Challenge 383 – Sequin Tree

We had a great sketch over at TSOT this week and I just had to play along. I decided I want to try to use sequins in a new way so I used them as the fall leaves on my tree.  I used glue dots to stick them on and was able to layer them a little to fill in some gapes. 

Stamps: Hero Arts-Layering Tree, Mint Owl Studios-Thoughts and Prayers | Paper and Sequins from the Creative Escape September Add on Kit

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Stitching on Cards – Technique Challenge

Over at Try Stampin on Tuesday we are doing a Stitching challenge for the month of October. My latest stitching has been to make different cross stitch patterns on cards with the help of my Paper Smooches Cross Stitch Die. Here is one of the many cards I have done. More on my IG @kraftykaylin

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Scrap Busting Fall Card

I decided to make a card with all the scraps I had from making all these cards from my kit from Creative Escape Papercrafting. 

This was a little hard since I went with angles but it was fun to cut different strips. 

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Thanks a Bunch Wreath

More lovely cards created with the September Add On Kit from Creative Escape Papercrafting. 

Used the idea from Gina K’s wreath builder to make the flower wreaths. With the addition of the lovely paper and some Nuvo Drops for accents. 

Stamps: May May Made It – Garden Party, Stampin Up – Beautiful Bouquet | Distress Oxide: Dried Marigold, Peeled Paint, Fired Brick, Fossilized Amber, Cracked Pistachio | Dies: Stephanie Bernard – Border Dies  

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Fall Shaker Card

With the fun fall paper and sequins from my September add on Kit from Creative Escape Papercrafting. 

Dies: Lawn Fawn – Birch Trees, Cottage Cutz – Squirrel and Moose 

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Nuvo Drop Experiments

I dont use Nuvo drops or Stickles very much but I received a bottle in my DT package. I wanted to figure out a way to use them differently from just adding dots to something as an accent. 

The first thing I tried was using it like embossing paste. Unfortunately it is just a little too liquid and caused me to rip the paper when i pulled the stencil off. But the ones that turned out crisp did have great dimension. I even tried paper that could take more moisture but it still ripped. 

So I decided to use a make up sponge to add the drops through the stencil. Not all of them were crisp. but this worked better and left the panel with lovely texture from the sponge. 

Here is my finished card with the panel with Nuvo drops sponged through the stencil. This at least didnt rip the paper. 

Most supplies came from the Add on Kit for September Kit at Creative Escape Papercrafting. 

The mug stamp is from May May Made It – Cuppa Cuppa. 

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