Well here's what I came up with using the Mr Dick-sticker stamp! It was very challenging to come up with something decent and original, but I'm pretty happy with all of them!
I'll go through them one by one so you can get a closer look, and I'll list the materials too in case anyone is interested.
This is just a funny little gift card I made. I suppose you could use it for a Valentines Day card or just a card to give someone a giggle!
Bazzill cardstock (Maraschino and Bitter Chocolate), Basic Grey Paper (from Blush range), Manila folder, Jet Black Archival Ink, Chatterbox Ribbon, Black ZIG Writer, Tim Holtz Distress Ink - "Walnut Stain", Crafty Secrets clear stamps from "Coffee & Tea" set.
G'Day from Downunder!
What kind of Aussie would I be if I didn't make some sort of "Down under" joke with this stamp?!! A bloke in speedos just screams "Australia" so I couldn't resist the urge to turn Mr DS into a bronzed Aussie - complete with Southern Cross speedos!!
Don't look too closely - you'll see some white embossing powder that went astray! You see, I originally had him in White speedos, but he looked as if he was wearing a nappy and it freaked me out, so I changed them to yellow! LOL!
Bazzill cardstock (Maraschino, Bitter Chocolate, Lemonade), American crafts paper, Basic Grey letter stickers, EK Success Bookworks mini letter stickers, Black ZIG Writer, "Celebrations of Australia" embossing powder, Tim Holtz Distress Ink - "Walnut Stain".
God of Inspiration!
I'm a Card maker and Scrapbooker normally, so I thought I'd try my hand at a little Mixed-Media artwork for something different!
When I look at Mr DS, he reminds me of an Adonis, or even a more modest version of Michelangelo's "David". So I wanted to create some sort of God-like angelic type figure - so I came up with the idea for the God of Inspiration! (I had originally planned to use the word "Muse" instead of "god", but the Muses were women, so it just wasn't right! LOL!). Does anyone recognise the face??! LOL! I thought about who I held in the highest of regards and just had fun with it! Yep, you guessed it! That's none other than Mr Tim Holtz!
What better way to pay homage to the King of Papercrafts, (my personal God of Inspiration)! LMAO! I hope he likes it and that it doesn't freak him out too much! LOL! It's all in good fun! Tim, if you're out there - I'm sorry! LOL!
I got Tim's face from the packaging of one of the Paint Dabber Cases that I got for Christmas. INTERESTING FACT!: That photo was actually taken by none other than Rachel Greig! (The owner of Mr DS!).
Here's a close up so you can see the depth.
4"x4" Jasart Canvas, Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint - "Peeled Paint", Tim Holtz Distress Ink - "Walnut Stain", Paper Trunk paper (for wings), Heidi Swapp Clear Stamps - Wings, American Crafts paper (for Mr DS), Jet Black Archival Ink, MM metal alphas, unknown metal letters, screw brads, Tim Holtz Grungeboard elements (crown and nameplate), Celebrations of Australia embossing powder, Kaisercraft bling jewels, EK Sucess Bookworks mini alpha stickers, VersaMagic Jumbo Java ink, double sided foam mounting tape.
Well, that's it from me! I hope you have enjoyed my creations! I had a lot of fun experimenting and am stoked that I got the opportunity to do so!
Please leave a comment to let me know what you think! I read them all and would love to hear from everyone who comes here to check out Mr DS, so post a comment even if it is just to say Hi and let me know where you are from!
And don't forget to come back again! I have more exciting stuff on the way!
Until next time....