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Hummingbirds Tray by Debbie Cole

Supplies:CRS5072_R221_DC_800

From Stampendous:
CRS5072 Cling Hummingbirds
R221 Vintage Letter
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Americana® Bittersweet Chocolate, Hauser Green Light, Light Buttermilk, Royal Fuchsia, & Traditional Raw Umber Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
14.5″ Square Tray in Mustard by Cupboard Distributing
Cosmetic Sponges
Paintbrushes
Palette

Instructions:

  1. Sand the base of the tray until it is smooth. Base entire surface with Light Buttermilk. Lightly sand over the entire tray to allow the texture of the undercoating to show. Coat with matte varnish.
  1. Stamp the Vintage Note and Vintage Letter stamps to the background using a cosmetic sponge with Traditional Raw Umber.
  1. Apply the flower stamp to handle. Using a cosmetic sponge apply Bittersweet Chocolate to the entire stamp. Stamp onto the tray in the center. Clean stamp immediately. Apply the hummingbirds in the same manner.
  1. Wash over all the areas with Light Buttermilk. Allow to dry and wash the pink areas with Royal Fuchsia and the green areas with Hauser Green Light.
  1. Float to shade with the same colors as the washes using full strength paint. Add a second shade to the flowers with Traditional Raw Umber + Royal Fuchsia (1:1). Add Additional Highlights with floats of Light Buttermilk zz+ Royal Fuchsia (4:1).

 

ScrewLoose N Sparky Frame by Debbie Cole

Supplies:M323_H316_Q213_SSC1219_DC_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1219 ScrewLoose N Sparky Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
M323 Screwy Pals
H316 Sparky
Q213 ScrewLoose
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Baby Blue, Cadmium Yellow, Country Red, Hauser Green Light, Lamp Black, Snow White, & True Blue Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Frame
Sanding Disc
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Paper Towel
All Purpose Glue
Small Screw
Fine Point Sharpie®

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the frame with sealer, sand, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Basecoat both the frame and the paper with Snow White. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Apply a coat of matte varnish.
  1. Lay out the stamps on the frame and determine placement. Using a C-Thru ruler divide the frame in sections accordingly creating 1/2 inch dividers between the sections. Basecoat the dividers with Baby Blue. Outline the dividers with a Black permanent marker.
  1. Using the small nut stamp, place it onto acrylic handle. Load cosmetic sponge with Lamp Black. When using paint on stamps it is important that you do not overload the image. Pour a puddle of paint out on the palette. Pounce the sponge into the paint and then on a clean area of the palette. Stamp the image onto the dividers especially where two sections come together. Place the small screw head on the handle and stamp in between the nuts on the dividers. Paint the nuts with Snow Hite and the screw heads with Hauser Green Light.
  1. In the same manner as above, stamp the remaining icons in their correct sections using Country Red for the red gear, Golden Straw for the yellow gears, and Lamp lack for the Sparky clear stamp. The Rubber stamps are double loaded. Sponge True Blue to the outer edges of the stamp, the use Lamp Black over the robot icon itself.
  1. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Cadmium Yellow, Country Red, and Hauser Green Light in individual bubbles. Mix one part paint with appx three parts water mixed with Easy Float. Completely mix the paint until it becomes transparent. Using a flat shader and/or #3 round brush to wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement.
  1. Glue photo mount to back of frame. Add photo, name of child, cute phrase, or mirror in the center.
  1. Allow to cure for 24 hours. Apply multiple coats of matte varnish to protect the surface.

House-Mouse® Painting Pals Box by Debbie Cole

Supplies:

From Stampendous:
HMR22 HMR22_DC_2_800Painting Pals
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Alizarin Crimson, Baby Blue, Cadmium Yellow, Dioxazine Purple, Lamp Black, Mistletoe, Snow White, Tangelo Orange, Traditional Raw Sienna, True Blue, & True Red Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Black Microperm 01 Marker Sakura®
Wooden Cigar Box by Viking Wood Crafts
Cosmetic Sponges
Sanding Disc
Paper Palette
Paper Towel
All-Purpose Glue
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the surface with sealer, sand, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Note, it is important that there are not any areas with high wood grain. Sand until smooth. Basecoat entire surface with Snow White. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Pull a curvy line appx 1 inch from the sides to create a frame. Draw ameba shapes as paint puddles in the outer frame. Base the outer edges of the lid (going around the shapes) and the remaining box with Lamp Black. Apply a thin coat of matte varnish to the entire box. This will protect the work you have already done plus allow for easy clean-up for the next step.
  1. Place the mouse stamp onto acrylic handle. Dampen sponge and remove as much water as possible. Load with Lamp Black. When using paint on stamps it is important that you do not overload the image. Pour a puddle of paint out on the palette. Pounce the sponge into the paint and then on a clean area of the palette. When you look at the bottom of the sponge it should be covered by paint but you should still be able to see the texture of the sponge. Now quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire image and stamp it on the surface. If you don’t like what you have stamped simply wipe it off with a wet wipe! Since you already have a coat of varnish on the surface, it will clean up easily.
  1. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Alizarin Crimson, Tangelo Orange, Cadmium Yellow, Baby Blue, True Blue, True Red and Mistletoe in individual bubbles. Mix one part paint with appx three parts water mixed with Easy Float. Completely mix the paint until it becomes transparent. Using a flat shader and/or #3 round brush to wash in the background with Baby Blue, then apply the remaining colors referring to the photo.
  1. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush, with the exception that the leaf and stem are not shaded. Apply a second shade to the yellow areas Traditional Raw Sienna.
  1. Float a transparent shade of True Blue to the ground and True Red to the cheeks of the mice.
  1. Create mice tracks using the marker forming a “Y” with a third line in the center.
  1. Allow to cure 24 hours and then coat with matte varnish.

HMR22_DC_800

PenPattern Petal & Flutter Plaque by Debbie Cole

Supplies:Q2111_Q212_DC_800

From Stampendous:
Q211 PenPattern Petal
Q212 PenPattern Flutter
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Lamp Black & Snow White Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Black Microperm 05 Marker by Sakura
9″x12″ Wood Canvas by Viking Woodcrafts
Cosmetic Sponge

Instructions:

  1. Coat surface with sealer, sand lightly, wipe with cheese cloth. Base entire wood canvas with Snow White.
  1. Apply the Flower stamp to handle. Using a cosmetic sponge, apply Lamp Black to the entire stamp. Stamp onto canvas beginning in the upper corner of the wood canvas. Repeat process referring to the photo. Clean stamp immediately. In the same manner add the butterfly.
  1. Draw a curvy line around the outer perimeter of the canvas, then repeat the same shape appx 1/4 inch apart. Pull curvy stems and draw almond shaped leaves. Add three curls in between the stems. Basecoat around the all the elements with Lamp Black.
  1. Using a liner brush outline the outer edge of the flowers with Snow White leave a small gap. Pull similar lines and dots to the butterflies.
  1. Add patterned lines to the elements with a MicroPerm marker as this can be used on wood without smearing.
  1. Using a stylus add white dot flowers and black dots referring to the photo.
  1. Allow to cure for 2 hours and coat with matter varnish.

Gruffies® Stacked Gifts Basket by Debbie Cole

Supplies:HGRP06_HHP08_HMV15_DC_2_800

From Stampendous:
HGRP06 Stacked Gifts
HHP08 Opening Gifts
HMV15 Cheesy Gift
EJS07 Spoonful of Confetti
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Cadmium Yellow, Citron Green, Electric Pink, Irish Moss, Lamp Black, Mistletoe, Peony Pink, Rookwood Red, Snow White, Tangelo Orange, True Blue, True Red, Ultra Blue Deep Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Black Microperm Marker 01 by Sakura
Basket by Viking Wood Crafts
Cosmetic Sponges
Sanding Disc
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Paper Towel
All Purpose Glue

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the surface with sealer, sand, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Note, it is important that there are not any areas with high wood grain. Sand until smooth. Basecoat entire surface with Snow White. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Base the inside of the basket Citron Green. The top edge of the rim is based with True Blue. Apply stripes to the handle with Citron Green, True Blue, Electric Pink, and Cadmium Yellow. Use a ultra fine permanent marker to add stitch lines by the stripes. Apply a thin coat of matte varnish to the entire box. This will protect the work you have already done plus allow for easy clean-up for the next step. Apply a thin coat of glue to the entire rim, then sprinkle with the spoonful confetti.
  2. Place the bunny stamp onto acrylic handle. Load with Lamp Black and stamp in the middle of the basket base. Then stamp the mouse to the right of the bunny and the ear to the left.
  3. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of True Blue, Tangelo Orange, Citron Green, Cadmium Yellow, and Electric Pink in individual bubbles. Mix one part paint with appx three parts water mixed with Easy Float. Completely mix the paint until it becomes transparent. Using a flat shader and/or #3 round brush to wash in colors referring to the photo.
  4. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush. Add second shades to the blue areas with Ultra Blue Deep, the orange areas with Rookwood Red, the pink areas with Peony Pink, green areas with Irish Moss, and yellow areas with tangelo Orange + Cadmium Yellow (1:1). Reinforce the shades to the green areas with Mistletoe, and the pink areas with True Red.
  5. 5.Add confetti to background with lines and dots of the colors from the palette.
  6. Allow to cure 24 hours and then coat with matte varnish.

HGRP06_HHP08_HMV15_DC_800