Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Guest Designer--Laura Bassen

 Hello, friends! It's time to welcome our first guest designer for the All Things Embossed Challenge!
You all know her, you all love her and her videos totally makes you smile....
Need I say more?
Please welcome my dear friend Laura Bassen who returned as a guest designer to help us celebrate this one-year old challenge blog!
Laura is most well-known for her rainbow-colored scheme, light and airy, happy and cheery designs!
We are super duper lucky that she had prepared a You Tube Video for us! YEEEESSS!

Noticed how Laura clear-embossed the main section of the card and left out the borders?
This card reminds me of the painter's color palette? Simply superb!
Triangle card
cardstock: Neenah solar white 80lb., Tim Holtz watercolor cardstock
stamps: Rectangled & Triangled-Winnie & Walter
brush: Ranger Studio Paint brushes
clear embossing powder (Simon Says Stamp)
Silhouette machine
 
The next card, Laura embossed and water-colored the area that she used the Triangle stamp.
It's seems like such a simple idea, but the way how Laura executed is outstanding.
Beautiful card
cardstock: Neenah solar white 80lb., Tim Holtz watercolor cardstock
stamps: Grid Background, Hello You (Simon Says Stamp)
ink: versafine onyx black
Copic multiliner pen 0.3
dies: Beautiful (Simon Says Stamp)
brush: Ranger Studio Paint brushes
clear embossing powder (Simon Says Stamp)

 Aren't they super GORGEOUS!? 
Lastly, I want to mention that Laura is teaching an online course "Vibrant Stamping"
http://www.craftsy.com/class/vibrant-stamping-creative-color-techniques/4936?_ct=sbqii-sqjuweho-dum&_ctp=1&rceId=1425400512081~x4j9dq78
This class is held over Craftsy (details here) and it is currently on sale for only $19.99! $24.99 . I also take lessons over Craftsy and the classes are awesome and the videos are a joy to watch!
A huge round of applause for Laura's superb creations. Please stop by Laura's blog and leave her some love! Thanks for stopping by!

14 comments:

Barb said...

What a treat seeing Laura here tonight! Love, love, love her talent, videos and adorable personality! Her cards are gorgeous!

Dolly Bhattacharjee said...

:) Love Love Love Laura Bassen! She is the queen of rainbow coloring!

Jeanette M. said...

Love Laura's beautiful, vibrant cards!

Houses Built of Cards said...

What beautiful cards! LOVE the bold and beautiful colors - makes me happy!!!

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Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Awesome Inspirations !

CinnamonSally said...

Wow these are stunning!!

Kara Lynne said...

It is such a joy to watch Laura make her beautiful cards! These two are so inspiring!! Gotta try it!

~amy~ said...

soooooooo pretty!

Barb Ghig said...

Laura's cards are fabulous, Virginia! Thanks so much for having her as Guest Designer...it's so fun to watch her create!

Shelly said...

GORGEOUS cards!

Tonya Hamilton said...

Classic Laura, "I was minding my own business and out pops a rainbow." You make me laugh every time! I love rainbows too and enjoy seeing those sneaky rainbow find their way out!

Tracey McNeely said...

Gorgeous stuff from Laura! Happy 1st Birthday Virginia! Way to rock a challenge!

nancy littrell said...

Gorgeous technique and Absolutely Amazing samples. So much Inspiration. TFS Laura.

Taunya Butler said...

Virginia - you sure do know how to surround yourself with some of the best in the stamping world!! You draw people to you though with your charm and beauty!!! As for these utterly delightful and AMAZING creations by Laura - they are, just that, delightful and AMAZING creations!!! Thank you to Laura for guesting here!! Feeling like I have been in an art gallery not just looking at a blog!! Such awesome projects!!!