Friday, April 27, 2012


Hello Everyone! Today, I have a LONG post with lots of information!

 Susana's Custom Art and Card Design has a NEW release and a SPECIAL BLOG HOP!  

This week, Susana released some FABULOUS NEW STAMPS!!! You can see them ALL HERE -
Elisabeth Bell for SCACD

On my project today, I started with white cardstock and laid the Glimmer Screen called Seaside On the Beach over and sprayed the Dylusions Pure Sunshine Ink Spray.

I then stamped the Unity Stamp - Painted Punchinella in Teal Ink onto some Bermuda Bay cardstock. I laid the Seaside On the Beach Glimmer Screen over it and using the Faber- Castell Gelato in White, I rubbed in around with my finger in the grooves over the Glimmer Screen to frame the tree stencil. I recently found out about these Gelatos and have been playing with them all week! I love the versatility of these. You can rub them in with your finger or a sponge, or use a water color brush or even just a spray bottle! Susana has a variety of colors for your crafting needs HERE!

I then got to play with these cool Martha Stewart Silicone Molds - Garden. I created the butterfly shown above and this fern... this is my first time playing with the Viva Crystal Gel - Holograms and the silicone Molds. WIth the GREAT HOW TO VIDEO that Marti Wills did HERE, playing with these was fun and so easy! I wanted to play a bit more, so I decided to add some color with the Inspiration Paints - I lightly dabbed the Green Olive and Tanzanite over both the butterfly and plant to add a bit of color and show the cool design and details in these molds! Once I adhered the Silicone Butterfly, I used the Gold Viva Pearl Pen to create a "trail" of flutters....

I stamped the adorable Seashell Peeker in Black Staz On ink and used the following Inspiration Paints - Sunshine, Autumn Wheat lightly brushed over Blush water based Ink for the skin ton, Garnet for the lips, Raw Sienna and Carmel for the hair. For the blue, I mixed the Tanzanite, Sky Blue and Olive Green to create the shade of blue to match the card stock. I used Tutu Pink and Blush for the flowers. The shell was painted by dabbing Raw Sienna, Blush and the remaining blue mixture. The sand was painted with Autumn Wheat and Raw Sienna. Once I had this cutie all painted up, I fussy cut her out with my paper snips.

To create a little texture in the sand, I added a small amount of  Gold Viva Pearl Pen. To finish off the card, I added a small border with Lacey trim.

Susana has added LOTS of new product to her store. You can see the NEW line called  The Eyes of Beauty and Dreams- HERE!!! 

Lots of FUN new mixed media stamps, Donna Salazar-Tim Holtz-Christy Tomlinson/She-Art-Inkadinkadoo-etc.- HERE!!!
New Frantage Color Fragments and Embossing Enamels-HERE!!! 
New Lockhart stamps- HERE!!! 
Lots of fun new pins- HERE!!! 
New 6x6 paper pads- HERE!!!
New Memory Box and Poppy Stamp Dies- HERE!!!

Also the ShinHan Art Touch Twin Marker sets are back in stock- HERE!!!

I am not part of the HOP today, but please take some time to check out these CUTIES and BEAUTIES that the talented team has designed for your Inspiration and viewing pleasure!!!!

Jeanne Streiff- GUEST 

I know this was a long post and I appreciate you taking the time to look and hope you enjoyed my project today! I hope you have a FABULOUS weekend!!!
Chrissy D


Alex said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! I love all the shimmer you put in this and you are right, all but the kitchen sink, but I think it is PERFECT!!!! Can not wait to see more of your creations :)

Danni said...

Look at you! This is so cute and with so many creative elements to it! Fabulous!!

Lorraine said...

Wow, what a beautiful creation, Chrissy! Love your coloring and all of the different techniques and elements you incorporated into your card design! Very cool!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautiful card- love the colors and the great shimmer! Your Stencil and spray- love that look! Gotta love the tree and butterfly too- awesome!