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Vintage Ladies by Jamie Martin

Vintage Ladies by Jamie MartinSupplies

From Stampendous:
SSC1194 Vintage Ladies
SJK09 Gold Encrusted jewel Kit
FRG11C Fran•táge Red Glass Glitter

Distress Inks – Antique Linen
Shabby Shutters
Peeled Paint
Gold Cord
Gold Heart Doily
Gold Charm
Beacon 3 in 1 Adhesive


  1. Sponge tag with Distress inks.
  2. Stamp images from the Vintage Ladies set with the different colors of inks.
  3. Stamp lady on white paper and color with pencils, cut out  and layer onto a piece of gold doily.
  4. Glue to tag.
  5. Apply the Gold Encrusted Jewel Kit and Red Glass Glitter to the edges of the tag.
  6. Add ribbon and tie on a gold charm with gold cord.

Stack Art Mosaic by Debbie Cole

Stack Art Mosaic by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
SAS01 Stack Art Stamps Angel Wings
SAS02 Stack Art Stamps Regal Bird
SAS03 Stack Art Stamps Royal Heart
R190 Baroque Cross
EP218 Sapphire PEARLustre Embossing Powder
EP219 Amethyst PEARLustre Embossing Powder
EP223 Moonstone PEARLustre Embossing Powder
EP216 Garnet PEARLustre Embossing Powder
EP112 Starry Night Sparkly Embossing Powder
FRG13 Royal Blue Crushed Glass Glitter
SSH46 Large Perfectly Clear Acrylic Handle

Americana Blue Violet, Burnt Umber, Dioxazine Purple, Lamp Black, & Victorian Blue Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Dazzling Metallic Glorious Gold & Rich Espresso Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
ICE® Resin
Art Mechanic Rectangle Bezel
White Polymer Clay
9″ x 12″ Wood Plaque by Walnut Hollow®
Crystyler Crystals by Walnut Hollow®
Craft Sticks
Oval Bezel
Clay Blade
X-Acto® Knife
Large Paintbrush
Metal or Glass Tray


  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 in depth. Spray the rubber stamps with a light mist of water and press firmly into the clay. Lift the stamp off the clay. Select areas of the stamped patterns and cut in squares and rectangles to fit onto the wooden plaque. Stamp two of the Baroque Cross stamp. Cut one as a rectangle and the other cut the cross out with an X-Acto Knife. The wings and face were also cut out using an X-Acto Knife. Dry brush highlights of Glorious Gold on the Wings and cross. Roll small balls of clay and press with text stamp to make the circles in each corner.
  2. Using a stylus, press deeper holes into the circle areas on the cross. Press the rectangle bezel into a large clay rectangle, then cut out the area for the bezel an place into the clay. Lay all the clay on a metal or glass tray and bake according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to completely cool. 
  3. Create a wash for each of the acrylic colors Blue Violet,  Burnt Umber, Dioxazine Purple, and Victorian Blue by thinning them with water. Apply to tiles referring to the photo for color placement. Lightly wipe with paper towel to allow white to show through. Paint the wood plaque with a combination of Glorious Gold and Rich Espresso.
  4. Lightly sprinkle purple tiles with Amethyst, Garnet, and Starry night embossing powders Blue tiles are sprinkled with  Sapphire and brown tiles with Moonstone. Place back into oven until the embossing powders melt onto the tiles. Allow to cool and glue onto the plaque. Glue all elements onto plaque.
  5. Coat white card stock with a wash of Victorian Blue. Cut and glue into place in the bezel. Mix a small amount of Ice Resin following manufacturer’s instructions. Pour so the bezel is filled half full. Sprinkle with blue glitter. Allow to dry overnight. Stamp letters and place onto hardened resin gluing them into place. Mix more resin. Fill bezel and coat entire mosaic plaque with resin as a varnish.

Silent Night by Debi Hammons

Supplies: R184_ EP218_EP112_Silent_Night_DH_800

From Stampendous:

R184 Silent Night
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad
EP111 Midnight Black Embossing Powder


Bazzill Basics Cardstock in Lakeshore and Bahama
Glossy White and Silver Cardstock
Alcohol inks in various blues, Rubbing Alcohol
Encore Silver Ink by Tsukineko
Embossing Heat Tool
Anti-Static Pouch for Embossing


  1. Fold a 5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″ panel of Lakeshore cardstock in half to form card base.
  2. Layer a 5 1/4″ X 4″ panel of Silver Cardstock on card front
  3. Layer a 5″ X 3 3/4″ panel of Bahama Cardstock on silver layer
  4. On a 4 7/8″ X  3 5/8″ panel of glossy white cardstock press the Silver encore ink pad several times.
  5. On a cotton ball or sponge dauber, wet with alcohol then add drops of alcohol inks
  6. Pounce dauber or cotton ball on silver inked cardstock until desired look is achieved. Allow to dry.
  7. Use an anti-static pouch over entire panel to make sure embossing doesn’t stick to ink.
  8. Emboss Silent night on panel with VersaMark and Black Embossing Powder
  9. Adhere embossed panel to card front.

Damask Bats by Rhea Weigand

Damask Bats by Rhea WeigandSupplies:

From Stampendous:
R206 Damask Bats
H309 Halloween Wish
FREG020 Deep Impression Chunky Clear Embossing Enamel
VM001 Versamark™ Watermark Ink by Tsukineko®

Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Glossy Cardstock
Copic® Markers
Copic® Airbrush System
Alcohol in Spray Bottle
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives
Twine by May Arts Ribbon


  1. Airbrush background with Copic Markers on glossy paper.
  2. Stamp Image with VersaMark.
  3. Emboss with Chunky Clear Embossing Powder .
  4. Spray with alcohol to lighten background.
  5. Re-heat embossed areas.
  6. Sentiment is airbrushed sprayed with Alcohol and embossed with detailed black powder.
  7. Tie with twine.

Raven Background Jar by Janelle Stollfus


From Stampendous:

R152 Raven Background
FREG026 Aged Black Embossing Enamel
EP111 Midnight Black Embossing Powder
FREG040 Aged Wine Embossing Enamel
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad


1-quart Ball canning jar
Cheese cloth
White tissue paper
Mod Podge
Instant Coffee Granules
Ranger Brushed Corduroy Ink Pad
Hemp Twine
Glaze beads and cream oval beads
Black Metallic craft paint, Bronze Metallic craft paint