Friday, April 4, 2014

Radiant Neon Blog Hop

Welcome to the Radiant Neon Blog Hop where we are joining together with the ladies from CardMaker and showcasing the divine Radiant Neon pigment inks.  If you came from the lovely EmilyLanham 's Blog you are in the right place - if not then start at the CardMaker Blog and then go in order to the next blog.

  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Craft Mat; Radiant Neon Ink:Electric Coral, Electric Pink; Electric Yellow; Sponge Daubers; irRESISTible Spray - Black
  • Spellbinders: Grand Calibur Machine; S5-217 A2 Modern Stationary Nestabilities® Card Creator; S4-425 Elegant Ovals Nestabilities Decorative Elements, Metal Shim plate
  • Penny Black Inc.
  • The Crafters Workshop: Mini Fifties Clock stencil 6x6
  • Want2Scrap: 72 Count Black Gems - self adhesive
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner
  • Miscellaneous:  liquid glue; Button

1. Place Stencil onto white card, secure with masking tape.
2. Apply Electric Coral to the center of the Stencil using a Sponge Dauber.
3. Repeat using Electric Pink
4.Followed by Electric Yellow
5. Add extra touches of colour where you want using the daubers without adding extra ink.

6. Cut/emboss the stenciled card using the Grand Calibur Machine and the Modern Stationary die.

7. Stamp the sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black on the lower right corner.
8. Cut card base using black card that has been cut using the largest Modern Stationery Die,making sure the folded line is just inside the top cutting edge of the Die to form card base.
9. Adhere stenciled layer to the base using double sided tape.

10. Cut/emboss one (1) butterfly from the Wonderful Wings Grand Nestabilities in black card.
11. Adhere to the center of the card using liquid glue.
12. Glue the button into the center of the butterflies body
13. Adhere a black bling to the center of the button
14. Finish by adding bling to the opposite corners of the card

Here is my card with two other samples I have created using the Radiant Neons - they live up to their name and make your projects shine!

* Your next stop on the Blog Hop is  SharonMorrison 

Here is a list of the Blogs for this Hop - incase there is a glitch along the way.

Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!

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  1. Wow! ty for the awesome tutorial with the stencil. Awesome colors.

  2. Can I just tell you how much I love the background on this card!?! I might have to break out the stencils this weekend and try this technique myself!

  3. Wow! Fabulous cards, love how the stencil was used to create such an artistic background. Thanks for sharing with us!

  4. Bright and beautiful cards Linda! TFS

  5. Gorgeous cards and terrific inspiration!

  6. Very cool card! Thanks for being a part of the hop!

  7. love the different shapes of your cards -- adds a little mystery to the neon colors and sets them off -- Those colours really set things off by themselves but the shape adds that extra something. Thanks for sharing

  8. Awesome effect with the colors you chose and the stencil - psychadelic!!

  9. Gorgeous colours and I love the way you've used them with the stencils, they look so good. Mmmmm.... another must have in my arsenal. :)

  10. I love, love, love these cards! That stenciled background is just amazing in those pretty neon colors!

  11. You never cease to amaze me!! The se cards are all so pretty! LOVE the black background and butterfly with the Radiant Neons!! It really showcases them! The other two are equally amazing though! The way you used the stencils to create the funky backgrounds makes me think of psychedelic patterns!! LOVELOVELOVE them!! TFS!

  12. Stunning cards Linda - there are so many blog hops at the moment I could spent all day hopping, but life has been ultra busy so I have not got the time :-(

  13. Absolutely beautiful cards. Love the colors.

  14. Such fun, super cool and beautiful cards, Linda!!! LOVE your use of the Neon inks with this stencil! Thanks for the inspiration :)
    Sylvia xx

  15. Beautiful,,,I just love how the neons pop against the black butterfly!!

  16. WOW.... I really love the shape of your one card and they are both fabulous!!

  17. Fun technique, with wonderful results!


  18. Linda, these are all so colorful and beautiful! Love that the black mats and sentiment help the already amazing colors pop off the page - great job, as always, dear friend!!!

  19. Wonderful cards! Fantastic bright inks!

  20. Linda, I always love your cards and these just pop. I love each variation and the use of the new Spellbinders die. I'm going to use 'your design' for cards that we take to the local Cancer Center for their infusion patients to cheer them up!

  21. Beautiful cards Linda. Love the sponged backgrounds.

  22. Love the pop of black against such vibrant color!

  23. I'm late to the party but I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed your card. BEAUTIFUL!

  24. Love your card base , you always make the most amazing cards !!!

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