Skullies!

Last week Skullies was released on Vera Lane Studio . The project above is in my handmade cotton art journal. The background and each skullie is painted with Brea Reese glitter inks.

I just love these lil characters on the ATC I created for the Mixed Up Halloween Swap. I used Vera Lane Studio digistamps from the following sets: Skullies, Lil Tricksters, and Stella Luna. The background and sentiment are from Papercakes by Serena Bee. ATC is colored with Inktense pencils.

Thank you for stopping by and hope you will join us over on the Vera Lane Studio Facebook group.

stephanie🐙

Nurse Dee arrives at Vera Lane Studio

The awesome yet wicked Nurse Dee was released this week on Vera Lane Studio. She is such an awesome character! She can be used on get well cards, art journals or in your Happy Planner!

I painted her with Brea Reese watercolor inks. The colors used are: ocean green, lake blue, violet, pink, neutral grey, gold glitter, medium magenta crimson and ultramarine blue.

For the image above in my art journal I wanted to give the feel of an asylum and yes Nurse Dee is way past her candy striper days but this is a nuthouse! Lol I’m thinking she may be a patient herself 😂 Brea Reese inks we’re used on the image above as well.

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The ATCs above are a combination of a few VLS digistamp sets.

Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum

Paper Doll used on both ATCs

Betelgeuse

Pumpkin Boy & Cat

We have an ATC swap going on this month over on the Vera Lane Studio Facebook group  that I am hosting. The theme is Mixed-Up Halloween!

Painted with Brea Reese inks and I made the little pumpkin with Papercakes by Serena Bee digital papers from the October Nights collection and a sticker & sentiment from her accessory sets. I will be using papers from her digital sets throughout the month.

Hope you enjoyed this weeks post!

stephanie 🐙

Steampunk Sally! | Oddball 2 Week Challenge Reminder

I had so much fun making this 8×8 piece featuring Steampunk Sally for the 2 week reminder over on the Oddball Art Stamps Blog.

Sally is painted with Brea Reese watercolor and glitter inks. Colors used are violet, raw umber, cadmium yellow, pink, lake blue, and neutral grey.I used various scrapbook papers that were embossed, metallic or vintage clock/gear inspired. Various punches were used as well. Black Stabilo marks all pencil used to add depth.

Hope you enjoyed my post as much as I enjoyed creating this piece.

stephanie 🐙

Holiday Cuties

Two of the cutest holiday cuties have arrived at Vera Lane Studio this week!

Holly and Mistletoes

Close up of each ATC painted with Brea Reese watercolor & glitter inks. I have them mounted in my Dina Wakley mixed media journal along with red glitter and metallic tree washi tape.

Journal page with splattered background. Only Brea Reese watercolor inks used.

I couldn’t help myself! I had to make an ATC with Mistletoes and paint her with Halloween colors! She looks like a cute lil rag doll to me 😁 She is also painted with Brea Reese Watercolor and glitter inks. The background is made with digital papers from the October Nights Collection by Papercakes by Serena Bee.Hope you enjoyed my post today. Come play on Vera Lane!stephanie🐙

Royalty visits VLS

The theme this month on Vera Lane Studio is royalty! My first project is a 4×6 piece graced by the queen herself, Morticia! She has to be one of my favorite characters! I wanted to be her when I was little! She’s so graceful and sexy!

Supply List:

  • Morticia digistamp from VLS
  • Dog digistamp from VLS
  • Brea Reese Glitter Inks in Violet, black (pen), gold & ocean green
  • Fluid hot press 4×6 cotton Watercolor paper
  • Posca white paint pen

Up next is the Queen of Hearts! She’s so mean and evil and is obviously quite angry on this ATC.

Supply List:

I couldn’t leave Morty King of the Monsters out! I absolutely love this lil guy. He’s so versatile and can be paired with so many other sets from Vera Lane Studio!

Supply List:

  • Backyard Monsters & digistamp set from VLS
  • Crown from VLS Cowardly lion set
  • Brea Reese Watercolor Inks
  • Scrapbook paper scrap (no idea of the pack it’s from)
  • Tim Holtz distress ink on edges
  • White Posca pen
    • Hope you enjoyed my post today and don’t forget to come join us over on Vera Lane Studio Facebook group!

      stephanie 🐙

      Technicolor Dreamer

      Little Rainy here graces the first page of my new art journal. She is my two reminder inspiration post for the Oddball Art Stamps Blog Challenge There’s still time to join the challenge!

      She was painted with Brea Reese glitter inks, watercolor inks and the border was done with Brea Reese alcohol markers. Glossy accents was used to add a lil dimension and shine.

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      Little Artist and Birthday Monster!

      Le Petit Artiste

      This week I decided to show a few projects I made in the past few months but haven’t shared publicly. The lil artist above I painted over a year ago. I decided to add her to a new background ATC I created using Brea Reese glitter inks in medium magenta, Violet and lake blue. I then loosely outlined with Brea Reese fine liner pens the blobs of ink to make flowers. It was a great way to use an older project:)

      Backyard Monsters

      Cake Sketches

      The altered index card above was sent out to a swap friend last month for her birthday. I also included a gift certificate for Vera Lane Studio. I love giving a gift that others can use to create!

      Lil Morty from the Backyard Monsters set is one of my favorites! He’s so much fun to color and super easy to cut out! I felt the cake was the perfect hat for a birthday card.

      Both Morty and the cake were painted using Brea Reese Watercolor and glitter inks. I used a wet brush on dried paint to get the spots/freckles on his face.

      Also come join us over on the Vera Lane Studio Facebook group! Lots of fun! Swaps! And an all around great community!

      stephanie 🐙