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PenPattern Owl Frame by Debbie Cole

PenPattern Owl by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P230 PenPattern Owl
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Irish Moss, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Lamp Black, Purple Pizzazz, & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Frame by Viking Woodcrafts
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Seal the insert and frame then sand lightly. Basecoat the  both items with White Wash. Apply one coat of matter varnish to entire surface.
  2. Place the stamp onto an 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 stamp in the center of the insert. 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. Now basecoat around the owl with Lamp Black.
  3. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Irish Moss, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, and Purple Pizzazz 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 #3 round brush wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement.
  4. Since this is a pen pattern design, the frame is free handed. Simply draw a line about 1/4 inch from the inside and outside following the contour if the frame.  Pull short horizontal lines referring to the photo. Paint all the lines with Lamp Black using a liner brush or use a black permanent marker. You may free hand the leaves or simply load the leaves from the stamp with Lamp Black. The vines ere free handed with a liner brush using Lamp Black. Paint the frame in the same manner as the owl.
  5. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush.  Allow to cure and coat with matte varnish.

Stack Art Angel Wings by Debbie Cole

Stack Art Angel Wings by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
SAK01 Stack Art Kraftboard Angel Wings
SAS01 Stack Art Stamps Angel Wings
CP811 Creative Palette
EP218 Sapphire PEARLustre Embossing Powder
VP001 VersaMark Watermark Pen by Imagine Crafts

Plus:
Americana Country Red, Golden Straw, Lamp Black, True Blue, & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Traditions Glazing Medium by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Brayer
Sponge Wedges
Cardstock
Paper Palette
Paper Towels

Instructions:

  1. Apply Gazing Medium to Creative Palette along with some drops of Country Red, Golden Straw, and True Blue. Do not put too much paint on the Creative Palette otherwise it will over blend. Gently roll the brayer over the paints until the desired effect is achieved. Press the card stock onto the Creative Palette and lift up. Allow to dry.
  2. Use the negative space in the kraftboard to select a section of the paper for your kraftboard pieces. Trace and cut out paper. Apply to kraftboard with glue.
  3. Stamp the pieces with the stamps from the kit. Apply stamps individually onto provided acrylic handle. Dampen cosmetic sponge and remove as much water as possible. Pour a puddle of True Blue out on the palette paper. 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. Quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire damask stamp. Stamp it over the background. Stamp the remaining stamps in the same manner  using White Wash to the scroll stamp onto the middle section and then the hand writing stamp with True Blue. The sings are also stamped with True Blue. The face is stamped with Lamp Black.
  4. Add Versamark Pen around heart and wings. Sprinkle with embossing powder and heat set. Glue all elements together.

Halloween Diamonds Necklace by Debbie Cole

Halloween Diamonds Necklace by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
SSC1207 Halloween Diamonds Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EP111 Midnight Black Embossing Powder
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
VP001 VersaMarker Watermark Pen by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Americana Autumn Brown & Lamp Black Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Triple Thick by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
White Polymer Clay
Eye Hooks & Jump Rings
Black Bead Necklace
Tear Drop Bead

Instructions:

  1. Knead the clay so that it is soft and workable. Roll in a ball and roll the clay out using a rolling pin or acrylic roller  to 1/4 inch depth. Cut into a diamond shape to fit the stamps. Clip two eye hoops to about 1/2 inch long and add  one to each end of the diamond. Bake according to manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to cool.
  2. Paint both sides of the diamond with Autumn Brown. Place the  skull stamp onto an 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 onto the surface.
  3. Coat the edges of the clay tile with a VersaMarker™ Watermark Penand sprinkle with black embossing powder. Set with Heat Gun.
  4. Apply mulitple coats of Triple Thick follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

 

Top Hat Snowman Box by Debbie Cole

Cling Jumbo Top Hat Snowman Box by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
CRS5056 Cling Jumbo Top Hat Snowman
MG01 Crystal Micro Glitter
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Alizarin Crimson, Black Forest Green, Blue Chiffon, Cherry Red, Espresso, Holly Green, Lamp Black, Mistletoe, Traditional Raw Sienna, Turquoise Blue, White Wash, & Whispering Turquoise Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Wood Candle  B ox
Paintbrushes
Sponge Wedges
Sanding Disc
Bubble Palette
Paper Palette
Paper Towel
Removable Tape

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the box with sealer, sand lightly, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Basecoat the box with Turquoise Blue. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Coat background with a coat of matte varnish. This will protect the work you have already done plus allow for easy clean-up for the next step.
  2. Determine placement of the snowman and tree referring to the photo. Lay the snowman template into position and secure with removable tape. Dampen cosmetic sponge and remove as much water as possible. Pour a puddle of White Wash out on the palette paper. 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.  Pounce the sponge with the White Wash to basecoat the entire snowman . Allow to dry. Repeat until an even coverage is achieved. Remove the template and clean. Place the lettering stamp onto a clear acrylic handle. Using the same sponge, reload with additional White Wash. Quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire lettering stamp. Stamp it to the bottom of the box. Repeat to the other three sides of the box. When using paint on stamps it is important that you do not overload the image. 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. Immediately wash the stamps with soap and water. If any has dried use an old tooth brush to clean. The sponges can also be washed and reused.
  3. Pour out a puddle of Lamp Black. Load a new sponge in the same manner as stated above. Now quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire snowman image. Align the stamp over the snowman and stamp it on the surface. Stamp the tree in the same manner.
  4. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Cherry Red, Golden Straw, Lamp Black, Traditional Raw Sienna, and  Holly Green 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 #4 round brush for small areas and a #10 shader for the hat, wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement.
  5. Shade each color with full strength paint using a flat brush varying the size to the area being painted. Apply a second shade to the green areas with Mistletoe, the red areas with Alizarin Crimson, the yellow areas with Traditional Raw Sienna, the brown areas with Espresso, and the white areas with Whispering Turquoise. The snowman is shaded with Blue Chiffon. Dry brush Cherry Red to the snowman cheeks. Add red stripes to his hatband with lines of Cherry Red. Dry brush White Wash around the box’s snowflake cut out.
  6. Load a sponge with White Wash and stamp the snowflakes onto the box. Use a stylus to apply dots randomly around the box for additional flakes. Use a #3 round to apply full strength to  add snow to the tree. Float White  Wash below the snowman and tree to create snow. Apply glitter by applying matte varnish in areas where the glitter is desired, then sprinkle with glitter. Allow to cure for 24 hours. Apply multiple coats of matte varnish to protect the plate.

Tricky Words Gum Ball Machine by Debbie Cole

Tricky Words Gum Ball Machine by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
Q203 Witchy Dance
SSC1208 Tricky Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EP111 Midnight Black Embossing Powder
VP001 VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen by Tsukineko®
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Ebony Blac, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Primary Yellow, & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Americana School Bus Multi-Surface Satin Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Gum Ball Machine by Viking Woodcrafts
Orange Cardstock
Heat Tool
Black Fine Point Sharpie®

Instructions:

  1. Seal the base and sand lightly. Basecoat the entire base of the gumball machine with White Wash. Basecoat the orange areas with Jack-O-Lantern Orange, the yellow areas with Primary Yellow, and the black areas with Ebony Black. Basecoat the lid to the jar with Americana Multi-Surface, School bus.
  2. Using the candy and Trick or Treat stamps from the charm grouping, load the stamps with Ebony Black paint and stamp around the center of the base. Stamp the orange card stock in the same manner. Refer to photo for placement.
  3. The candy and lettering are washed with thinned Jack-O-Lantern Orange and Primary Yellow. Add a few yellow and orange dots along the top and bottom of the base. Outline with a black fine point marker.
  4. Using a ruler run the VersaMarker on the top and bottom edge of the orange card stock. Sprinkle with Black embossing powder and heat set.
  5. Screw the lid onto the wood base. Add the jar to the lid. Glue the card stock to the jar with the Witch Dance figures in the center from of the jar. Add varnish to the base and over the card stock.