One Pen Blends with Kasia

Did you know you can do so much with just one pen?  Because Chameleon Color Tone Pens allow you to get multiple shades from one pen, you can do more than would be possible with a traditional marker. Kasia joins us with a fabulous one pen blend project today.

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By Kasia Frezja

Materials used: Chameleon Color Tone Pen Crimson Red, Tilda Stamp, patterned and plain paper, various dies, paper flowers twine and gesso.

1) Fold white card stock and die cut card blank (make sure the fold is inside the cutting edge of the die).

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2) Die cut a scalloped circle from patterned paper and attach to the middle of the card.

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3) Add a smaller die cut white doily and sentiment from patterned paper.

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4) Add flowers, patterned paper, die cut leaves and twine to card.

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5) The flower was too red so it was toned down with gesso.

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6) Stamp the Tilda image onto white card and infuse the brush nib for 25 seconds, then color the face making it lighter in the centre and darker towards the edges. Then infuse for 20 seconds and color the hair adding darker tones where needed. then infuse for 5 seconds to colour the bow and heart. One colored fussy cut around the image and attach to the card with dimensional pads.

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Isn’t it amazing how many different tones Kasia has achieved coloring the Tilda stamp? We would love to see your one pen creations, why not share them with us on our Facebook page.

Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 7

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Today is the final day of the Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting blog hop, we have had such fun playing along with such talented designers and great products! Today we have a couple of projects to share, the first is a nod towards summer that is now on our doorstep….

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Materials used: Chameleon Color Tone Pens Deluxe Set,  Grass Green (GR3), Spring Green (YG3), Crimson Red (RD4), Aquamarine (BG4), Warm Sunset (YO3), Seville Orange (OR4), Sky Blue (BL3), Bark (BR5), Hot Cocoa (BR2), Deep Black (BK4), Art Impressions Beach Tri Fold Stamp Set, Perfect Tears, Acetate, Sandpaper, Blue Parchment, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and Bee Paper.

1) Stamp images onto Bee paper and colour using Chameleon Pens, fuse times are short as the images are small. add texture to the bushes by adding darker tones. Fussy cut images.

2) Place the wavy Perfect Tears ruler onto sand paper and tear towards the ruler.Repeat this process so that you have two wavy pieces of sand paper.

3) Fold acetate to form a card then attach parchment, sand paper and stamped images to front and inside of card, add tiny hand drawn birds using Chameleon Deep Black Pen to finish.

So now we have you in the beach mood how about a bit of hula?

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We love how she shakes her booty inside!

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Materials used: Chameleon Color Tone Pens Deluxe Set, Bisque (NU1), Seville Orange (OR4), Bark (BR5), Spring Meadow (YG3), Sky Blue (BL3), Crimson Red (RD4), Warm Sunset (YO3). Art Impressions Shake Your Booty Hula Stamp Set. Bee Paper, Memento Tuxedo Black ink and Orange raffia.

1) Stamp image onto front and inside of card and onto a scrap piece of paper.

2) Color using Chameleon pens, adding deeper tones where shadows form.

3) Add raffia to the grass skirt and attach to the inside of the card using the wobble mechanism in the stamp kit.

4) Stamp the sentiment to finish.

So before you go to check out your hula moves, make sure you enter into our competition to win a 5 pack pen set of your choice.  Just sign up for our newsletter here and leave a comment at the end of this post, entries close Friday 26th June 2015 at midnight GMT and the winner will be announced on the blog.

Now all that remains is to visit our hop partners.

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Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 6

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We are getting that warm fuzzy feeling of being wrapped in a quilt with our friends at Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting. Isha has captured how we feel in this delightful card.

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By Isha Gupta

Materials used:
 Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set; Crimson Red (RD4), Bark (BR5), Hot Cocoa (BR2), Olive Green (OL3), Sky Blue (BL3), Bubble Gum (PK3), Purple Grape (PR4), Cool Gray (CG8), Deep Black (BK4), Aqua Marine (BG4), Fawn (NU3), Bisque (NU1), Warm Sunset (YO3), Blue Violet (BV4), Colorless Blender; Art Impression Quilt Set Stamp; Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black , VersaFine Onyx Black Inks;  The Perfect Airbrush, Perfect Layer Mini tool;  Perfect Cutting Mat, Neenah White Cardstock, masking paper.
Instructions:

1) Stamp image using Memento Tuxedo Black onto Neenah cardstock.

2) Start coloring the image using the brush nib. Color in the faces and the hair first, keeping the infusion time to 3-5 seconds, then color the quilt using the brush nib and an infusion time of 3-5 seconds.
Color in the rest of the image keeping the infusion time from 3-10 seconds, depending on the area size.

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3) Create a mask and cover the image,  using the perfect airbrush spritz Sky blue all around the image.

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4) Then create the ground using gray marker. Die-cut the bubble and stamp sentiment.

5) Color the edges of a white cardstock with Aqua Marine marker using the bullet tip to match it to the color in the quilt.

6) Cut the mat layer using 1/16th inch perfect layer ruler marking.

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7) Assemble everything together to finish.

Isn’t it great to share with friends, we would like to share our draw details so don’t forget.  If you want to be in the draw to win a 5 pack pen set of your choice leave a comment below and sign up for our free newsletter here. All entries over the hop week will be put in a hat to win!

Now hop on over to the other blogs today, here are the links

Art Impressions 

Perfect Paper Crafting

Isha Gupta 

And here is a sneek peek at Isha’s card

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Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 5

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Hello and welcome to day 5 of the Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting blog hop, Monica joins us today with this wonderful card for men!

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by Monica Edwards

Monica wanted to create a watercolour effect for this card using Chameleon Pens.

Materials used: Art Impressions Antique Window Stamp, Chameleon Color Tone Pens, Spring Green, Crimson Red, Hot Cocoa and Sky Blue, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Perfect Layers Mini and Perfect Cutting Mat, Patterned Paper, White and Red Card and Buttons.

1) Stamp image onto white card and trim using Perfect Layers ruler, you can line up the catch lip of the ruler to the frame around the image.

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2) Color image with Chameleon Pens.

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3) Mount image onto red card and trim using the Perfect Layers ruler, notice how it works for both left and right handed people.

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4) Mount onto card and embellish to finish.

This design makes a great men’s card! Now if you would like to be in with the chance to win a 5 pack set of pens of your choice, don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter here and leave a comment at the end of this post. All that remains is to send you along to our hop partners today.

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MONICA EDWARDS

Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 4

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We think you will all be running to the shops to stock up on supplies after all the inspiration from this Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting hop!  Ekaterina has visions of the mad dash and captured it on this wonderful card.

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by Ekaterina Oleinik

Materials Used: Chameleon Color Tone Pens; Aqua Marine (BG4), Olive Green (OL3), Warm Sunset (YO3), Bubble Gum (PK3), Spring Meadow (YG3), Deep Black (BK4), Cool Gray (CG8), Bisque (Nu1), Fawn (NU3), Crimson Red (RD4), Seville Orange (OR4), Summer Sun (YL2), Bark (BR5), Hot Cocoa (BR2), Royal Blue (BR6), Blue Violet (BV4), Sky Blue (BL3), Grass Green (GR3), Deep Violet (VO4), Purple Grape (PR4).  Art Impressions stamp Shop Set, Perfect Paper Crafting Portfolio from Perfect Paper Crafting.

1. Stamp image on to white card stock. Then place the image in Perfect Paper Crafting Portfolio this is excellent to hold the image in place and makes the image easier to color.

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2. Color the first woman using Bubble Gum (PK3), Deep Black (BK4), Bisque (Nu1), Warm Sunset (YO3),Summer Sun (YL2),Crimson Red (RD4) and Purple Grape (PR4). Then color the parcels with markers Aqua Marine (BG4) and Spring Meadow (YG3).

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3. Color the second woman using Bisque (Nu1), Bark (BR5), Hot Cocoa (BR2), Royal Blue (BR6), Summer Sun (YL2), Crimson Red (RD4) and Cool Gray (CG8).

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4. Color the third woman using Bisque (Nu1), Olive Green (OL3), Deep Black (BK4), Purple Grape (PR4) and Crimson Red (RD4).

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5. Color the fourth woman using Bisque (Nu1), Crimson Red (RD4), Cool Gray (CG8) and Blue Violet (BV4). Color the paper packages with Sky Blue (BL3), Cool Gray (CG8) and Grass Green (GR3).

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6. Use a white gel pen to add circles and stripes to the clothes.

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We are having so much fun with this blog hop and we would like to give you a chance to win a 5 pack pen set of your choice, to enter into the draw leave a comment below and sign up for our free newsletter here. All entries over the hop week will be put in a hat to win!

Now hop on over to the other blogs today, here are the links

Art Impressions 

Perfect Paper Crafting

Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 3

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We are almost half way through this amazing hop with Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting, and the inspiration is flowing from all the design teams in bucket loads!   Today Kasia joins us with this wintery scene, bet you’re wondering what they are gossiping about!

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By Kasia Frezja

Supplies:
Chameleon Deluxe Pen Set: Cool Gray (CG8), Olive Green (OL3), Sky Blue (BL3), Blue Violet (BV4), Purple Grape (PR4), Bark (BR5), Hot Cocoa (BR2), Fawn (NU3), Art Impressions rubber stamp Bench,Perfect Paper Crafting  Perfect Layers Mini and Perfect Cutting Mat,  paper doily, punch and your favourite patterned papers.

Instructions:

1) Take a white card base and add patterned card on the left side, punch a border and attach to middle of the card then place a second piece of patterned paper on the right side of the card.

2) Place a paper doily in the centre of the card.

3) Stamp image onto white card and color with Chameleon Pens, for the clothes infuse for 15 seconds and then color from the lightest area out towards the shadows. Cut around the finished image and mount onto doily.

4) Print sentiment on white card and mat onto colored card, trim using Perfect Layers Mini 1/8″.

5) Add washi tape to the bottom left and top right corners and adorn with gems.

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We think these lovely ladies are chatting about what they would color if they won our prize, if you want to be in the draw to win a 5 pack pen set of your choice leave a comment below and sign up for our free newsletter here.  All entries over the hop week will be put in a hat to win!

Don’t forget to hop on over to the other blogs today, here are the links

Art Impressions

Perfect Paper Crafting

Kasia Frezja 

We have a little sneak peak of Kasia’s card just for you!

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Art Impressions And Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 2

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Wow! What amazing inspiration to kick off this Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting hop yesterday and we are sure you are going to be blown away with today’s projects too!

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By Annette Allen

Supplies: Chameleon Color Tone Pens: Bisque (NU1), Purple Grape (PR4), Hot Cocoa (BR2), Grass Green (GR3), Aqua Marine (BG4), Cool Gray (CG8), Crimson Red (RD4), Bubble Gum (PK3), Royal Blue (BL6), Fawn (NU3) and Colorless Blender (CB). Art Impressions Unmounted Quilt Set, Lawn Fawn Goodie Bag die, Tsukineko Memento tuxedo black ink pad, Neenah card-stock, American Crafts foam adhesive squares and The Twinery Solid Lilac.

Instructions:

1. Stamp Image and then color. Infuse each color for hair and face for 5 seconds before coloring. Color hearts without infusing.

2. To give a different lighting of color go over the hearts with the Colorless Blender. Color the squares infusing each color for 5 seconds.

3. Trim the image around the edges leaving a hint of white. Using die and card-stock cut out the bag shape.

4. Stamp sentiment and trim to give a point on each sides.  Adhere colored image to bag using foam adhesive squares.

5. Adhere sentiment to image using foam adhesive squares. Finishing with tying twine to top of goodie bag.

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Annette has also created a project on her blog using the Perfect Airbrush, we have a little peek here but to see the full image hop on over to her blog here.

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Don’t forget to leave a comment at the end of this post and sign up for our free newsletter here to be entered in the draw at the end of the week to win a 5 Chameleon pen set of your choice.

Now to send you on your way to see the other incredible inspiration today.

Art Impressions 

Perfect Paper Crafting 

Annette Allen   

Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 1

 

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We are super excited to be sharing this week’s blog with the fabulous team at Art Impressions and Perfect Paper Crafting, whats more we will be offering a super prize….more about that later!

Kicking of the week is Ilina Crouse. We can just see all these ladies rushing out to buy the latest craft supplies!

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By Ilina Crouse

Art Impressions stamp set Shop, Chameleon Pens Deluxe Set, Neenah white card stock, Pure Plum card stock (My Favorite Things), Smokey Shadow card stock (Stampin’ Up!), Triple banner punch (Stampin’ Up), Cotton Crocheted pink ribbon (May Arts), sequins, Memento ink in Tuexedo Black, Versafine ink pad in Onix Black, Perfect Layers Mini and Perfect Cutting Mat (Perfect Paper Crafting), Stitched rectangles dies (Lil’ Inkers designs).

Instructions:

1) Stamp image on white card stock and color it using the Chameleon Pens Deluxe set. The following colors  were used with the following infusion times:

  •  Bisque –NU1 for the skin, Bubble Gum PK3 for clothing, packages, lips and cheeks, Cool Gray CG8 – hair and clothing, Bark BK5 – hair and clothing, Hot cocoa BK2 – hair, Purple Grape PR4, Olive Green OL3 and Royal Blue BL6 for clothing.
  • For different areas you can use different infusion times. For the shoes and gloves use about 3-5 seconds infusion time and use the bullet point of the pens. For the faces use a 10 second infusion times, for the hair 10-12 seconds. The clothes about 10-20 seconds depending on the size of the item and how rich the color you would like to be, less time – darker color.

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2) After coloring die cut the image, then use Perfect Layers mini to cut a mat from Pure Plum card stock.

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3) Adhere ribbon on the bottom on the back of the panel.

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4) Stamp the sentiment on the ½” strip and punch the end with the triple banner punch, then using Perfect Layers mini cut a mat around it and punch the end again.

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5) Adhere to your image panel.
6) Adhere the image panel onto Smokey Shadow card base ( 8 ½” x 5 ½” scored at 4 ¼”)
7) Adhere sequins.

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Now what about that prize?  Well comment on this post and sign up for our free newsletter here, then at the end of the hop all comments from the posts over the week will be put in a hat with the chance to win a Chameleon Pens 5 pack of your choice! Whats more a little birdy told me that Art Impressions have a prize package too!

Now all that remains is to tell you the other sites to visit for hop inspiration today.

Art Impressions 

Perfect Paper Crafting

Ilina Crouse

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One Pen Blend Bear

Ilina has created dimension with just one pen on this adorable bear card.

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by Ilina Crouse

Supplies:

Happy Bears set (Lili of the Valley), Memento Potter’s Clay ink pad,  Simon Says Stamp Kakhi ink pad, Chameleon Deluxe pen set,   Stamping’ Up! Crumb Cake card stock , Neenah white card stock, Stamping’ Up! Chocolate chip card stock, On film framelits, Paper Trey Ink vintage button, Natural Jute cord May Arts Ribbon, Stamping’ Up! Candy Dots, My Favorite Things Pinstripe Background stamp.

Instructions:

1) Stamp the image on Neenah white card stock, then using your Hot Cocoa Chameleon pen color the image:
For the bear’s heads infuse the pen with the toning medium for 20 sec, and for the bodies for 25 seconds.
2) For the balloon infuse the pen for 15 seconds, and for the presents for 5-10 sec depending on how big the section is to color. Smaller sections infuse for a shorter time.

3) Cut the frame from Crumb cake card stock and trim the image to fit under the frame and then adhere into place.

4) Stamp the background onto Crumb Cake card stock piece measuring 4” x 5 ¼” using Khaki ink pad.

5) Adhere it to your card base ( 4 ¼”x 11” folded in half) then use dimensional foam pads to adhere the frame.

6) Cut ½” wide strip from white card stock and stamp the sentiment. Trim it. Adhere it to the frame and attach a button on the left side.

7) Adhere two Crumb Cake candy dots in the upper right corner.
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These bears look super adorable and they were only colored using one Chameleon Pen!  Don’t forget to share your one pen projects with us on Facebook!