Monday, January 25, 2016

Drink More coffee... Make more happy mail!!!

Hello Again
and
Welcome Back For another Mail Art Monday!!!




Ok, So I have a confession... Yes, I am addicted to Coffee!!! 
I got a Keurig  for Christmas, and Now I'm Crazy addicted! So if you are like me grab a cup of White Chocolate Caramel Cappuccino and lets get Crafty!!!
(stamps used listed at the bottom)



I started with a standard plain white A2 Envelope.  I started by measuring out where I wanted my quote stamp, then I stamped it in Versamark Ink. Then I used black embossing powder so that It would stand out.  Next, I stamped the coffee cup in black StaZon ink in Jet black, then masked it off so that I could work on the background.


I inked the background in frayed burlap distress ink, then I stamped the waybill/invoice randomly over the envelope. Next, using Vintage photo distress ink I stamped the coffee ring stain, and double coffee ring stain. (Before I stamped them on the envelope, I spritzed them with water so that the ink would be a little more drippy).






Ok, now remove the mask. 
I used vintage photo, and frayed burlap ink on my craft mat to water color the coffee cup, and the shadow below the cup.



Well, There you have it.  
One super easy and fun coffee envelope Great for anyone, and any occasion!


Stamps Used:

Monday, January 18, 2016

Mad Hatter Mail Art Monday

Happy Monday everyone! 

Today I want to share some more mail art, and announce that today is my amazing hubby's birthday!!!  <3 

So please wish him a good one!

He is after all the one who encourages and supports all of my crazy craftiness!  

This envelope is one that I created for a a personal swap with a friend, so now that she has received it I will share it with you :D 

Envelope front 

Here is what the back looked like

And here was the front of the card that went inside 
(I absolutely loved how this all came together)

I hope you enjoy this video tutorial also!!

Well thank you all for visiting! I hope you have a wonderful and crafty week, tomorrow I head back to classes. The start of my last semester before I will officially be a dental hygienist!!!! 


Monday, January 11, 2016

Mail Art Monday (With a Manly Twist) video Tutorial

Hello and Welcome back to another Mail Art Monday #MAM 



Today we have some mail art with a fun masculine twist.

This would be perfect for Father's Day,  Birthdays, an anniversary, or just a note to say Hello!! 

I hope you are enjoying these video tutorials and I hope the are helping to get your creative juices flowing!!  All stamps used are listed below.





Stamps Used:

Plate 1455 (if you don't have this plate yet I recommend it Highly! These are some of my most used stamps!!! You'll want them all!)






Until next time!
 Thanks for joining me and stay Inky!

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Artist Trading Card Time

Hello Everyone!! 

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! 

I am loving my break from class, and have spent a lot of my time crafting and with family. 

Here are two ATC's I created using Stampotique stamps. I am using these as my entry for the Stampotique Designers Challenge for December. The challenge is Alphabets. I chose to add a fun quote to each as my use of alphabets :D 

( I love this quote "change for no one!")


I hope you enjoy my take on this fun challenge!! 
 I really love the way they came out!

Products used: Dylusions paints, stampotique stamps, Viva Las Vegastamps "wake me when i'm famous", dylusions change for no one, various stencils and alcohol markers

Monday, December 21, 2015

Monday, December 7, 2015

Letters to Santa ...MAM Video Tutorial

Hello Again! 

I'm here with another Mail Art Monday video tutorial, and you won't believe how easy it was!!!!





Stamps Used:

Santa Collage 3 1/2 x 4 1/4

Be Filled With Joy 1 1/4 x 2

Writing Triangles 1 1/4 x 3 1.4



Thank you for visiting and I hope you all are enjoying this holiday inspiration!!



Thursday, November 19, 2015

Mail Art and the lucky winner

Hello again! 

Tera here to share some mail art and announce the lucky winner who will be getting the hand made mail art...

I decided to create one more in the northern lights style to show you the variety that can be used with this technique. 

Stamps Used:

Straggly Pine Trees 2 1/2 x 4 1/2






Thank you to all who commented on and shared my video tutorial ...

OK the wait is Over... 
The winner is...

(Thank you so much for joining us, I hope you get to see them in real life! I know I would love to also!)

Please Email me your address at Tera.callihan22@gmail.com so I can get your envelope in the mail to you soon :D 


Thank you everyone for stopping, by and I hope you feel inspired to get inky too!!! 



Monday, November 9, 2015

Northern Lights Video Tutorial and Give-Away for Mail Art Monday!

Hello Again

 and 

Happy Mail Art Monday!!!

It's me again here with today's VLVS Mail Art Monday Tutorial and give-away!!



 

Thank you for joining us for another Mail Art Monday #MAM
I hope you enjoy this video tutorial as well as the rest of our #MAM tutorials! I am having such a great time sharing these with you! I had so much fun with this last one that I thought I would send some happy mail to one of out lucky followers!!! 



I will be announcing the winner on Nov. 19th 
so you can enter up until the 18th 
for your chance to have some happy mail sent to your very own mailbox!!! 
To enter just Hop over the the VLVS blog post HERE and leave a commentand for a bonus entry share on Facebook or other social media and post the link in the comments. 
(I'd love to here themes you like to see on an envelope too!)

Stamps Used: 

Redwood Trees 2 1/4 x 3 1/2


(or get the whole plate of Awesomeness HERE 1460)


Stay inky!!!!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

I Put A Spell On You... Mail Art

Hello Again! 

It's me again here with another fun Mail Art tutorial ...
No it's not Monday but, I couldn't resist making a few more Halloween envelopes. 

Stamps Used:

Sitting Voodoo Doll 

(Individual below)


Start by stamping the voodoo doll stamp in the bottom right then mask it off.  Next stamp the paperclip on the left side. draw a box to create a space for your address. (i traced around an ATC then you can keep it to use as a mask).  I then used a combination of the stamps listed above to add texture to my envelopes. I used a sponge to color the base of my envelopes, then used coordinating markers to add accent colors. 




Thank You for visiting! 
I hope you all have a spooktacular rest of October!