Altered Crate Using the Everyday Stamp Set

Happy Friday stampers! Every now and then I get bored. Sometimes, I don’t want to make cards or layouts. I just want to play with my paints and stamps… It is during these times that I will search for things in my house that no longer inspires me; something that I can paint and stamp on to bring new life to the object. I  am excited to share with you a crate that I’ve had stored inside a closet for some time. I decided to make it new again with some fresh paint and some stamps!

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Here is my crate from 7Gypsies before I applied the paint. What a difference the paint makes!

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I applied two coats of paint to the crate. Once the second coat was dry, I added a different color for the strip in the middle of the crate.

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Once this coat of paint was completely dry, I stamped some blue chalk ink onto the multi-heart stamp that is apart of the Everyday Stamp set and stamped across the middle of the crate, being careful not to smudge the ink.

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Here is a close-up photo of the hearts. Isn’t this lovely? I am so pleased with how this altered crate turned out. I will be able to store several of my Precious Remembrance stamps all in one spot, on my desk. 🙂 I figure, If I have them all in a nice little crate on my desk, I will see them and want to use them all the time because they will be within reach.

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How are you storing your stamps these days? I am always looking for ways to keep my stamps organized! And don’t forget, Precious Remembrance Shop offers plastic sleeves to store all of your stamps. They are much thicker than the packaging and they look so nice!

Thanks so much for visiting today!

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Altered Canvas Mini Book by: Nicole Martel!

Good morning friends. My mom has been making hints that she wants a mini book. It’s been awhile since I made one for her…so since she has been feeling a bit down, I decided now was a good time. I can’t wait until she sees it. I love how this beautiful book came to life.

For this mini, I decided on a color scheme which included teals, browns and white colors, washi, buttons, paints, spray inks and stamps so that the album would flow nicely. Also, throughout the mini, I used Precious Remembrance Shop’s “Little Things and their Everyday Stamp Set).

I painted several pieces of chipboard frames and shapes using acrylic paint. Then once the paint was dry, I used a variety of stamps and ink to make the chipboard pieces come to life. I made washi paper from the polka dot stamp strip for some of the pages. 🙂

Here is a look at some of the pages on the inside.

The chipboard page was created with the Every Day splatter stamp. I used the same stamp over the chipboard flower to make it more interesting.

On this spread, you can see how I created my own washi with a stamp, ink and paper. 🙂

I altered this chipboard page with a few more stamps. 🙂 Those tiny hearts are adorable. LOVE them.

I painted this black foam sticker using two coats of paint so it would match the album.

This is one chucky baby and I absolutley love how this turned out. I hope my mom loves it as much as I do.

Product Used: Canvas Mini Album: Maya Road, Stamps: Precious Remembrance Shop, Washi Tape: Jillibean Soup, Buttons/pearls: Maya Road, Lilac Lane, Foam Stickers: Jillibean Soup, Kraft Butterfly Die Cuts: Maya Road, Kraft Frames Die Cuts: Maya Road, Flowers: Maya Road, Prima Marketing, White Spray Mist: Ranger, Teal Spray Ink: Tattered Angels, Chipboard: 7 Dots Studio, Flair Button: 7 Dots Studi, Bad Girls Couture: Haute Mess Acrylic Paints

Thank you so much for visiting today!

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Scrapbooking Layout: This is Joy by Nicole Martel!

Good morning stampers! I am excited to announce that I am guest designing this month for Precious Remembrance Shop. I’ve been a big fan of their acrylic stamps for some time now and I can’t wait to share with you all of the projects I created for them.

In the meantime, let me share this adorable layout I created using their “Everyday Stamp Set” stamps and their Happiness Paper Snippets! This stamp set was perfect for scrapbooking this selfie I snapped while we were at the Magic Kingdom Christmas day! We had such a great time! As I look at this photo, I realize just how much he looks like me… LOVE HIM.

To begin, I tried finding a blue or pink ink that would match the Happiness Paper Snippets. I decided to use the pink.

Who says you can’t use pink on a boy’s layout? Not this girl…

I really like Prima’s chalk inks. They really look pretty against white cardstock.

I decided to use the heart stamp to help frame the photos. Then I tucked the “favorite” paper snippet at the top right corner of the photo.

 

I layered a few more cut-apart die cuts at the bottom then added the large foam title to help pull the journaling strips together.

 Here’s a closer look at the layered paper snippets. I love them.What do you think?

 

 Thanks for stopping by today! If you’re a stamper, check out Precious Remembrance’s Shop stamps in their shop!

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Inspire Me Friday – {Something New & A Year in Review}

Hello everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  Rosemary here with my final Inspire Me Friday post for the year.   This post is a little bittersweet as this is also my final post as a member of the Precious Remembrance Design team.  I want to thank Dyane to asking me to rejoin the team this year.  It has been a lot of fun designing with Precious Remembrance Shop stamps over the last year, but sadly I must say goodbye.  My final project is one combining the Everyday stamp set with the Coffee Love stamp set.

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For this card I decided to use a piece of embossed rose gold paper from a pad I recently picked.  The papers are from DCWV and the pad has glitter papers in it, these embossed ones, metallic and several others.  I just fell in love with the embossed paper and had to use it.  I simply cut two pieces and adhered them to a panel of white cardstock that I had die cut with a rectangle die.  To make my coffee cup I first stamped some white cardstock with the swipes background image from Everyday using Memento Desert Sand ink.   I then stamped the coffee cup from Coffee Love over the stamping with VersaMark watermark ink and embossed it using copper embossing powder.  Did that again for the center band of the cup as well as the lid.   I trimmed out all the pieces and before adhered them I stamped the heart circle image from Coffee Love on the band with the Desert Sand ink and then stamped the sentiment from Everyday in VersaFine CLAIR  Nocturne over the top.   The band and the lid were adhered with foam tape and then the cup was attached to the card front.   A clean and simple, but somewhat elegant birthday card!

Now that I have shared my final project with you I would like to share my favorite projects from the last year.   First up is a card I made using the Daily Thoughts stamp set along with items from the Daily Thoughts Bits & Pieces pack.prs card

This next project uses several different PRS stamp sets.  The fun Sketchy Alphabet, Positive Thoughts and Blossom.  Love the clean and simple design!

Another favorite project from this past year is this card.  This card uses images from DIY and Little Things.

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Do you see a pattern forming?  Most of my favorites center around stamping!  This next project is full of stamping with another favorite PRS set, Fall Colors.

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My last project is probably my most favorite and I think showcases perfectly just how much fun you can have with PRS stamp sets!  This card was made with the Beware stamp set, New Day stamp set and one of my go to PRS stamp sets:  Positive Thoughts.

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I hope I inspired you to pull out your Precious Remembrance Shop stamp sets and start mixing and matching to see what you can create!  Have a very happy new year!

Hey There…rosigrl!

ROSEMARY

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Project Thursday ~ A Coffee Card and A Year In Review

Hello everyone, I hope you all have a fabulous holidays week! Can you believe that a year almost gone by? New year is coming in 4 more days! And it also means that is the end of my term with Precious Remembrance Shop. It has been an amazing year and for sure I am so grateful for the opportunity to be part of this amazing team, for Dyane, and for her generosity through out the year.

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I have one more card to share with you all today. I created this card with the new Everyday Stamp Set and Coffee Love Stamp Set.

I stamped one of the artsy image from the Everyday Stamp Set with Versamark Ink Pad and heat embossed it with white embossing powder. Then, I added some red paint using Sakura Koi Water Colors on the background. The heat embossed image resist the watercolor paint.

I used smooshing technique and splatter technique to add more texture with the watercolor paint. I dried it, distress the edge of the paper, and added it on a white card with permanent adhesive.

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I stamped the cup from the Coffee Love Stamp Set with VersaFine Clair – Nocturne Ink Pad on a white cardstock and then I fussy cut it with scissors.

I stamped the sentiment on the cup with VersaFine Clair – Glamorous and I added the cup on the card with 3D foam tape.

For the other sentiments, they are from Everyday Stamp Set that I stamped with VersaFine Clair – Glamorous, trimmed it into sentiment stripes, and then I added them on the cup with 3D foam tape.

And… before you all go… Here are my Top 5 favorite cards that I created with Precious Remembrance Shop in this year of 2018:

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This card I created using Thanks Stamp SetJourney Stamp Set, and VersaFine Clair Ink Pads. You can visit this post for details.

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I created these cards using the Thanks Stamp SetFall Colors Stamp Set, and VersaFine Clair Ink Pad. You can read all about them at this post here.

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These mixed media ATC cards I created using Little Thing Stamp SetCoffee Love Stamp SetBits & Pieces : Love CouponBits & Pieces : Daily ThoughtsPaper Snippets : TODAY, Buttons, and VersaFine Clair Ink Pads. Check out the details and how I created them here.

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Stamps I use on this card are the Little Things Stamp SetOh So Fun Stamp Set, and Blossom Stamp Set that I stamped with the VersaFine Clair Ink Pads. I also used the mini paper doily on this card. I shared a tutorial here.

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And last but not least, these 3 mixed media ATC cards. I used the Sketchy Alphabets Stamp SetNew Day Stamp Set, and the Love Coupon Stamp Set. You can read all about them here.

There all I would love to share with you all… Thank you so much for stopping by today and I would love to wish you all a Happy and Amazing New Year 2019!!!

Helen Gullett

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Design It Monday ~ {Looking Back}

Merry Christmas Eve! I have the pleasure of  kicking off our Holiday Special / Year in Review Week today. Each designer will be sharing five favorite projects from the past year as well as a new project. Let’s jump right in shall we!

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Polka dots, pink school buses, pretty little buttons and rainbows…yes please!

(New Day & School Days stamp sets, Rose Quartz Buttons)

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The multi color star splatters on this one just make me happy!

(Daily ThoughtsJourney stamp sets)

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The dimensional flowers added so much interest to this card that I had to add it as a favorite.

(Blossom, Oh So Fun & Sketchy Alphabet stamp sets)

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The Fall Colors set is an absolute favorite of mine and it pairs with the Coffee Love set beautifully.

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Yes, the star splatters once again. I love how versatile they are.

(Journey, Oh ChristmasThank You stamp sets)

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Now, how about something new to finish out the year. This one is just a little something for you!

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(Coffee Love & Everyday stamp sets)

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Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Inspire Me Friday – {Sending Hugs}

Hello and happy Friday everyone!  Rosemary here with an artsy little card that I made with the Everyday stamp set and two of my favorite Precious Remembrance Shop stamp sets, DIY and Positive Thoughts.   Several years ago I made a card using the feather image from the DIY set to create a stylized heart.  I decided to do that again for my card today.

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My first love when it comes to papercrafting is just plain stamping.  I love to combine images from different sets with fun colors and see where things take me.  That is one of the things I have liked so much about Precious Remembrance Stamps.  The ability to combine images and just have fun!  I found a fun color palette that included pink, red, blue and green and got to work.   I spent some time stamping the images in different colors to see what would work best.  I knew the stylized heart would be red and originally I had the heart background stamped in pink, but then as I got further into the process I realized that I didn’t want the hearts (from the Positive Thoughts set) down the side of the bottom panel to be blue and green so I changed the background for the heart to the blue and stamped the hearts in pink and green.  I finished up the bottom panel by adding the sentiment from Positive Thoughts in red and then stamping the dot image from Everyday in pink over the heart.  I added the arrow image from DIY over the hearts with the light blue and then added the splatter image (also from DIY) in green.  I mounted the heart panel over the bottom panel with foam tape.  The sentiment from the Everyday set was stamped in VersaFine CLAIR Nocturne, trimmed down and adhered.  Everything was then adhered to a light gray cardstock base.   I really love how this turned out and I hope I gave you some ideas as to how to combine images from different Precious Remembrance Shop sets.

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas!

Hey There…rosigrl!

ROSEMARY

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Project Thursday ~ Artsy Birthday Bag and Tag

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Hello everyone… The “Getting Artsy Week” is continue! Helen is here today and I have an artsy, fun birthday gift bag and tag to share with you all for this Project Thursday.

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I use the Plain – White / Flat Paper Bag for the gift bag. I inserted a stamping pad that I made out of fun foam inside the bag for easy stamping. And then, I stamped it with the artsy images from the Everyday Stamp SetHappy Art Stamp Set, and New Day Stamp Set.

I stamped each image in different colors using the VersaFine Clair – CheerfulVersaFine Clair – SummertimeVersaFine Clair – Green Oasis, and VersaFine Clair – Warm Breeze.

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Next is creating the gift tag. First, I created the 2 ombre color backgrounds with monoprint technique using acrylic paints and gelli plate. I pulled the print using heavyweight cardstock.

I stamped one of the jars from the Oh So Fun Stamp Set on the green/blue ombre print with VersaFine Clair – Nocturne and then I fussy cut it with micro-tip scissors.

I stamped the sentiment from the Everyday Stamp Set on the orange/yellow print using the  VersaFine Clair – Nocturne. I cut it into sentiment banner and punch a tag hole on it.

I wrapped twine around the jar and then I added the tag and one of the Light Mint Buttons. I use one of the mini wooden clothes pin to add the tag on the gift bag.

I hope this project give you idea how to celebrate someone’s special day in artsy kindda way. Thank you so much for stopping by today. Have a wonderful day!

Helen Gullett

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Create It Wednesday~Artsy & Fun Birthday Card

Hope you’re enjoying our artsy celebration week on the blog.  I decided to make a funky birthday card using these three PRS Stamp Sets:  EverydayOh So Fun and Fall Colors.  You may not see a flower image in these sets, but that didn’t stop me from making one for my card!  PRS DT 3 sets for flower

I began with the Everyday stamp set where I saw the circle as a bloom, one of the lines as a stem and the triangle as leaves.  The bloom was a little too small, so I used one of the solid triangles in the Oh So Fun set to give it more substance.  Must admit, it was fun to step outside my comfort zone to be a little artsy!  I used Distress Oxides abandoned coral, cracked pistachio and wilted violet along with a white pen for dots in the flower center.

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I layered 6 scalloped frame die cuts using gray cardstock for the top layer.  The sentiment from Oh So Fun was stamped in a dark gray ink.  I love the splatter images in the Fall Colors Stamp Set and used one for my card.  So glad you stopped by and hope you’ll check out the DT projects each day this week.  See you next time.

GRETA

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Design It Monday ~ {Create Art}

Hi there, Lisa here today. Our fearless leader Dyane challenged us to use some of the artsy images from various stamp sets to have some inky fun! This card is a bit different from my usual style. But then again, the layers, colors and embellishments are my style, so maybe I didn’t stray too far after all! I’ll let you decide.

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Layer number one is a vintage cream card base stamped with the string and splatter images from the Happy Art stamp set. The next layer holds images from the DIY stamp set. It was added to the base with fun foam. I used the same teal/green ink on this layer but stamped it off once for a lighter shade. My third layer comes in the form of a ribbon tab. It’s a simple embellishment that adds so much interest. Layer number four holds the paint swipes image from the Everyday stamp set and a sentiment from the Blossom stamp set. The fifth layer is a simple trio of sequins.

I had so much fun creating this little piece of art. It’s nice to step out of that comfort zone from time to time!

Stay tuned, there are more artsy creations coming from the team!

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