Monday, February 29, 2016

Watercolor Painting and Brush Lettering

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Hi, my dear crafty friends, welcome back. It's 2/29. As today is Leap Day, at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, we are leaping into the unknown! You choose to use a new technique on your project.  It can also mean a new way of life, getting engaged, married, having a baby, new job, the possibilities are endless! I am looking forward to seeing your creation.

I was inspired to create bookmarks and wall art with watercolors.

Meihsia Liu Simply Paper Crafts Handlettering Watercolor flower

For this week's challenge, I wanted to challenge myself to create some home decor with watercolor painting and brush lettering.

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These wall art were painted with Sakura Koi Watercolors and Pentel Aquash Brushes on watercolor paper.

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I also created some bookmarks on heavy white cards tock for my planner. I really enjoy watercolor painting and brush lettering. And I found that the only way to make beautiful painting and lettering is practice.                

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Some bookmarks were scanned from the watercolor painting on watercolor paper and printed out on the heavy white card stock.

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I hope you got inspired and try some new techniques. Join us this week and leap into the unknown!

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I really appreciate you stop by my blog and hope you all have a wonderful week.



Meihsia ^_^


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Monday, February 22, 2016

Mixed Media Canvas Here There Everywhere



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Hello, crafty friends, hope you all had a great weekend. The weather here in Dallas has been nice and warm. It even feels like spring's here already so we had more outdoor activities and spent some time working in the yard.

For the challenge this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, we want to see your creation inspired by a song. I was inspired by the song "Here, there, everywhere" and the beautiful spring color scheme, so I created a mixed media canvas for this week's challenge.
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My inspiration was from one of my favorite love song, Here, There, Everywhere, by Beatles. I created the texture on the background of this canvas using Modeling Paste and Distress Paints. I really adore the beautiful texture and the spring colors.

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After attaching the metal and Alpha Parts embellishments, I colored them with Simon Says Stamp Dye Inkpad and Distress Paints. Some embellishments were distress using Faber-Castle Pitt Brush Pen.

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I randomly added some Tim Holtz rubs texts on the canvas, and some beautiful Prima Flowers were added as the final touch.

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You have until Monday 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in. Have fun!





As always, I really appreciate that you stop by my blog and look my creation. I hope you enjoy it and got inspired to create something. Thank you!



Meihsia ^_^


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Monday, February 15, 2016

Tag Someone

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Hello, my dear friends, I hope you all enjoyed your weekend. This week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, we have some awesome new designers joining us and sharing their fabulous creations. Be sure to visit their blogs and check their work. For the challenge this week, "With the throw away society that we live in we thought we should take a look through our ‘rubbish’ and use something that we would normally put in the bin! Yes, please create your project with up-cycled or recycled materials. I can't wait to see what you will create!

I was inspired to create a mixed media tag with some kid's toy packaging.

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I had so much fun using the materials from the recycle bin to decorate the tag this week. After embossing the #8 tag to create the texture, I colored the background with Colorbox pigment ink pads using Art Dauber.

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I stamped the sketch image with Tim Holtz Pen and Pencil Stamp on the clear plastic toy box, cut it and pasted it on the tag using Tombow Glue.

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The gear was die cut using the cardboard from the same toy packaging and then colored with Distress Paint.

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Some metal embellishments and sentiment stickers were attached on the tag using Tombow glue. The seam binding bow was colored with Distress Spray and tied on the tag.

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I really had fun to create this tag with those embellishments made with toy packaging. Hope you like it and got inspired to make your own project. Happy crafting!

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Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $50 gift voucher that will go to a random entry chosen by Random Generator. So please join us for this week's challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday ChallengeYou might also be on our Friday Designer Spotlight.

You have until Monday 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in. Have fun!





I really appreciate you stop by my blog and hope you all have a wonderful week.



Meihsia ^_^


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