Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Kindred Stamps May Release Guest Designer

Hi everyone, thank you for stopping by my blog! I'm so excited to share my card designs for the May Release for Kindred Stamps! I was fortunate enough to be selected as a guest designer for this release. I designed four unique cards with the World of Magic stamp set. I used copic sketch alcohol markers to color these fun stamps. My coloring guide is listed towards the end of the post.

The World of Magic stamp set features eight different characters associated with the wizarding world and ten creative sentiments. This stamp set pairs with the Masters of Magic stamp set and the Students of Magic stamp set (and their bonus digis!). Together these stamp sets make a wonderful wizarding collection.

Please enjoy my four card designs featuring the World of Magic stamp set below.

Card One: Fortune Teller
For the first card I worked with the mystical Fortune Teller. I used Distress oxides, Nuvo glimmer paste, and the Moon and Stars stencil from Kindred Stamps to create the colorful background. I heat embossed the sentiment with silver embossing powder onto a shimmery blue cardstock oval and layered it on top of a slightly larger oval of vellum. I used copic sketch markers to color the character. The colors I used are listed below. I also used white blizzard Nuvo glitter drops on crystal ball for shimmery look.
I created two alternative backgrounds for this card, one on silver metallic cardstock and another on plain white cardstock. I used the same distress oxide colors with the moon and stars stencil for each card. It's amazing to see how the oxide colors change across the different color surfaces!

Card Two: Somewhat Headless Apparition
For the second card I made a slider card in which the ghost floats through a hallway. I used the Kindred Stamps Brick stencil and distress inks (pumice stone and black soot) to create the background. I used the cardstock and stitched frames to create paintings to hang on the wall for the ghost to float on by. When you pull on the pull tab it displays the sentiment "Don't lose your head." I colored the ghost with copic sketch markers. The colors I used are listed below.

Card Three: Whimpering Woman Bathroom Ghost
I made another slider card for my third card. This is considered a double slider card as the element moves in the opposite direction as the pull tab. I used my Cricut to cut out a 3D toilet image. With this slider card the character pops out of the toilet bowl. I heat embossed the sentiment with silver embossing powder. I popped the sentiment up with some foam tape. I used copic sketch markers to color the character. The colors I used for the ghost girl are listed below.

Card Four: Crazy Cat Professor
The last card I want to share focuses on the crazy cat lady. It is a pretty simple card as I used a pink-striped patterned cardstock for the background. This woman is known for her cat plates decor. I used a 1/2 inch circle punch and white cardstock to create the plates. I used the Art Impressions Cozy Cat Cubbies stamp set to create the cuddly kittens. I used copic sketch markers to color all of the elements. The markers I used to color the cat woman are listed below.

I hope you enjoy all of my cards for this stamp set. Please comment below and tell me which of these projects are your favorite. 

For the Kindred Stamps May release I also created a card for the Once Upon a Nap stamp set. You can find my other card design in the blog post here. Kindred Stamps May release will be available Friday, May 24th at 8 AM PST/ 11 AM EST. 

Copic Coloring Guide

Fortune Teller:
Skin: E0000 E000 E00 E21 E11
Cheeks: R20
Hair: E50 E51 E53 E55 E57
Head Wrap: R20 R22 R24
                     YG61, YG63, YG67
Outfit: G94, G99
            YG61, YG63, YG67
            E51, E53, E55
Shoes: E55, E57
Crystal Ball: BG0000, BG000 *White Blizzard Nuvo Glitter Drop

Somewhat Headless Apparition and Whimpering Woman Bathroom Ghost:
Skin: N0, N1, N2
Hair: C0, C2, C4, C6
Outfit: C1, C3, C5

Crazy Cat Professor:
Skin: E0000 E000 E00 E21 E11
Cheeks: R20
Hair: E50 E51 E53 E55 E57
Outfit: R81, R83, R85, R89
Wand: E44


  1. your cards are amazing. I can't wait to get this set and start on my mini calendars for next year.

  2. Definitely the toilet one is me fav!

  3. Wow great cards! Can’t wait for the release Friday!

  4. These are AMAZING!!! I love all your backgrounds and DARLING coloring!

  5. Your cards totally rock my socks!

  6. I love the Crazy Cat Professor! So creative!

  7. That card with the toilet is too clever!

  8. Must make note of your colors for crying ghost girl. Really spot on.