Archive for Creative Palette

PenPattern Butterflies Vintage Contract by Fran Seiford


From Stampendous:CRS5071_FS_800
CRS5071 Cling PenPattern Butterflies
W142 Vintage Contract
EJS07 Spoonful of Confetti
DCS5071 Butterflies Die Set
CP811 Creative Palette Monoprinting Plate
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Radiant Neon Ink Refills by Imagine Crafts
Delicata Silver Ink Refills by Imagine Crafts
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Fantastix by Imagine Crafts
Scalloped Edge Die
Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
Magnetic Platform for Big Shot


Follow along with Fran in this easy YouTube video!



PenPattern Butterflies Filigree by Fran Seiford


From Stampendous:
CRS5071 Cling PenPattern Butterflies
CRS5073 Cling Filigree
DCS5071 Butterflies Die Set
CP811 Creative Palette Rounds
EP102 Gold Embossing Powder
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark ink by Tsukineko®
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Radiant Neon Ink Refills by Imagine Crafts
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Decorative edge die
Big Shot die cutting machine by Sizzix
Magnetic Platform for Big Shot by Sizzix
Colored Pencils by Faber-Castell


Create background paper using the Stampendous Creative Palette and Imagine Crafts Radiant Neon Inks.
Allow to Dry. Here’s a video on how we did that:

  1. Cut background paper to desired size for card, use decorative die to trim edge.
  2. Emboss filigree near top of card with VersaMark ink and Gold Embossing Powder.
  3. Stamp PenPattern Butterfly on white cardstock and color with colored pencil.
  4. Use matching die to cut out butterfly and adhere to card front by applying Zip Dry to Butterfly Body
  5. Glue to card base.



Eclectic Charms Necklaces by Fran Seiford


From Stampendous:

SSC1217 Eclectic Charms Perfectly Clear Stamps
CP475 Creative Palette RectanglesSTF082 VersaFine Onyx Black ink pad
FRC25 Party Fragments


Radiant Neon Inks from Imagine Crafts
Art Mechanique Bezels from ICE Resin
ICE Resin Jewelry Resin
Glue or Sealer


  1. Create pastel background paper with Creative Palette and neon inks. Allow to dry.
  2. Ink edge of bezel with VersaFine ink and stamp on background paper to indicate area for bezel.
  3. Stamp images in black to overlap bezel area. Cut out pattern cutting OFF outside stamped line.
  4. Test to see if artwork fits within bezel.
  5. Coat artwork on back and side edges with sealer or glue and place in bezel.
  6. Coat front of artwork with sealer or glue and allow to dry.
  7. Add another coat of sealer or glue to front and position elements such as fragments or glitter as desired by moving into place with toothpick or similar tool.
  8. Use ICE Resin plunger to dispense equal parts resin and hardener into a small mixing cup.
  9. Mix resin with wooden craft stick according to package directions.
  10. Use stick to drip resin into bezel until full. Multiple levels can be made if each level is allowed to dry until set.
  11. Allow finished bezel to dry until hard according to package directions



The Look by Asia King


From Stampendous:
CRS7005 Cling The Look
SSC1200 Discover Today Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
GX358U Melon Ultra Fine Pearl Glitter
CP475 Creative Palette Rectangles
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
Mixed Media White Paper

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®: Adhesive Sheets 4×6″

Media: Faber-Castell PITT pens (Pink Madder, Light Flesh, Dark Chrome Yellow, May Green, Cobalt Green, Raw Umber, Warm Grey); PaperArtsy London Night Fresco Finish paint, black chalk pencil, Windsor & Newton Fluid Retarder, brayer, water brush

DecoArt Americana acrylic paints (Bubblegum Pink, Yellow Light, Light Buttermilk, Citron Green, White, Emperor’s Gold, Lace Chalky Finish),

Tsukineko®/Imagine Crafts ink refills (Electric Coral, Electric Yellow, Electric Orange, Electric Green); ColorBox® Smooch® Green Apple Pearlized Accent Ink

TCW361s Mini Tiny Circles, TCW248s Mini Cubist stencils, plastic bottle cups, plastic loyalty card


  1. Trim your page to A5 size.
  2. Create your background with CP475 Creative Palette Rectangles. Add small blobs of paints and a small drop of fluid retarder onto your Creative Palette and smoosh around with a brayer. Press your page to make a base print.
  3. Add more paint and a few drops of inks from the reinkers to the Creative Palette. Layer the Mini Cubist stencil, run over with the brayer and press the page to print the second layer. Rub over the stencil’s crevasses to help the pattern transfer.
  4. Lift the stencil off the Palette and press it onto the page to get the print of the negative image.
  5. Add more stenciling directly onto the page with Tiny Circles stencil.
  6. Add some random stamping to the background with the square pattern stamps included with your Palette using neon inks.
  7. Stamp a couple of flowers from The Look set with Electric Yellow ink. Heat set the page with a heat tool.
  8. Lay the negative of the free template from The Look set onto the page. Fill the space with Lace paint with a sponge/dabber. Add another layer if needed. Allow to dry.
  9. Stamp the girl with Tuxedo Black ink and colour in with Pitt pens and water brush. Add shading with chalk pencil.
  10. Add some rays as shown using Green Apple Accent Ink. When dry, cover the rays with Adhesive Sheets and sprinkle with Mellon Pearl glitter.
  11. Stamp a rose flower onto pattered papers and add to the girl’s hair as shown.
  12. Stamp the quotes from Discover Today set onto cream card, cut out and adhere to the page. Add detailing with Green Apple ink and chalk pencil.
  13. Finish the page with gold paint accents and bottle cap rings.


Kaffee Klatsch by Janelle Stollfus


From Stampendous:
NKCRS05 Cling Kaffee Klatsch
CP475 Creative Palette Rectangles
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Acrylic Paints by DecoArt®
Crochet Ribbon by May Arts
Ribbon by May Arts®
Floral Wire
Facial sponge
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Fold a 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch cardstock to a finished 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch side fold card base.
  2. Create a monoprint with the Creative Palette Rectangles, acrylic paint and Mixed Media White Paper, making extra for more than the size of the card base.
  3. Sponge paint onto Kaffee Klatsch stamps and stamp onto monoprint paper.
  4. Trim and glue onto card base.
  5. Make spiral quill flowers with extra monoprint paper. Cut a 2 – 3 inch circle and then continue cutting an inward spiral to the center. Use a pencil or skewer to twist paper around starting with the outside of the circle spiral. Pull off and add glue to the back of the flower.
  6. Glue flowers to monoprint.
  7. Use leftover paint for crochet ribbon and let dry.
  8. Arrange a few pieces of floral wire up through the flowers and glue down underneath some of the flowers.
  9. Tie a knot with ribbon around the front side of card base as shown and glue down.