Thursday, August 22, 2013

White Washing with Savannah O'Gwynn- ***blog hop & GIVEAWAY

Hello, friends:}

***GIVEAWAY details below


Savannah O'Gwynn here, and today we have a special blog hop with the Paper Smooches design team featuring Tsukineko inks! I create a "white washed" design using some new Memento Luxe inks and a Kaleidacolor pad, as well as the NEW 
Paper Smooches Halloweenies dies and coordinating stamp set.

Here's the video:


Here's a picture of the finished card: 


I hope that you try the "white washing" technique on your next Paper Smooches project! Please link up your creations HERE-- I'd love to check them out:) 

GIVEAWAY-- ONE winner will be chosen from one of the design team blogs to receive an amazing prize package. The prize consists of 2 Tsukineko Luxe inks, 2 Tsukineko Memento inks, 1 Tsukineko Versamark ink cube and ALL 4 new stamps sets that release on September 1.  Definitely something to play for!  Stop by the Paper Smooches blog to see a photo of the prize. All you need to do is leave a comment.  You won't know which blog has the prize, so you will want to comment on all of the DT blogs for a better chance of winning. 
The deadline to enter is Sunday, August 25th.  The winner will be announced on the Paper Smooches blog on Monday, August 26th

Savannah O'Gwynn  (click to see my video!)

****NEW: I've created a link up for your creations that have been inspired by our videos. Please link up HERE!!!! **And don't forget if you leave a comment, please add your blog address and email so I can visit you too:) love hearing from the VS followers when you've created something based off of one of our videos:) So keep leaving comments and links- you could be our next Virtual Smooches FF!!! 

THANKS so much for stopping by! Be blessed:}

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Jill said...

Oh my word --this is soooo stinking cute! Love what u made! Eek! Halloween :) pining for this stamp set & inks :)

Kristie Goulet said...

So cute! Thanks for the video.
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Jayell said...

Now that's a cute monster!

snappy scrappy said...

Adorable frankie...great video too!!

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Gabi MeWi said...

Seeing this cute Halloween-card I become sad that we don´t celebrate it in Germany...

Kathy S said...

Really adorable on the kraft cardstock. Thanks for sharing! Also love your giggle.

Jennifer K said...

Love this. "Frankie" cracks me up.

Stephanie R/S said...

This is so cute I luv luv luv it

Chris D. said...

OMGee! Savannah, I love this card! Soooo adorable! This white washed effect is too cool! I've never seen this technique before and now want to try it! TFS!

Annette Allen said...

awesome video... thanks for sharing this adorable card...

RedGem said...

Great card... I love this technique... I will have to try it. Tks for sharing this and for the video.

Barb said...

I love the whitewash technique. Very innovative. The card is darling!

Shaughn Woodruff said...

Super Awesome technique! I absolutely adore that PS stamp and die set! Your card has inspired me to start creating Halloween cards! Thanks so much for sharing your amazing talent! I just love your videos too!

Nikki said...

He is just so cute and love Halloween cards so much fun they are to see tfs :)

JanLee said...

Your card is sooo cute! I love creating Halloween cards and am always looking for more inspiration. Thanks

cm said...

Okay - soooo fabulous that I'm nearly at a loss for words! LOVE the video, the technique, the new inks, the card (ESPECIALLY the card). Seriously need that lottery win to buy everything PS!! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!!
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Pam said...

Adorable!! Great technique too!

Bev Hill said...

So so cute! Love Frankie. I enjoy watching your videos, always learn something new.

Julie Steed said...

Fun technique and such a cute card!

Heather Parry said...

Thanks for sharing this technique - such a cute card!

Alie de Vrij-Venema said...

Love the technique, thanks for sharing!

Melissa said...

Soo cute. Thanks for the inspiration!

SARA said...

amazzing!!!!!!! beautiful card!!!!!!!!!!

Kailash said...

So adorable, thanks for sharing the video with the fun technique :-)

Jacilynn said...

great card! love this image

Karen Weingartner said...

Fun card! Thanks for sharing!

Pamela said...

Super fun technique!!! You are amazing!!!!

Lisa said...

I will definitely try this technique Savannah!! Thanks for all of the info and inspiration!!

Shelly Johnson said...

I love your card. So adorable. Halloween cards are so cute. Thanks for sharing. I so want this set now.

Nathalia O'Connell said...

Your halloween card is too cute! Thanks for sharing another wonderful card!

Maria said...

very nice

*Jennyfer Leung* said...

TFS this awesome video Savannah and totally love your card!

landerson213 said...

Super cute card. I love that technique. Can't wait to try it out! :)

Lauren

Marie said...

I am such a fan of your work from seeing it through the Ribbon Carousel blog and this is just as amazing!!!

BeverlyBL said...

Happy Halloween. Your card is terrific and so is the video. Thanks so much.

Tracie Pond said...

what a great card for halloween. thank you for the video.

Bandon, Oregon said...

New knew about whitewashing.... Love this idea and need to try it now... Thanks for the video... Great Card...

Faith

Carol Perry said...

What a cute Frankenweenie. That's what my kids call him at Halloween time. Totally cute card Savannah. Thanks for the video too.

jusaweecatnap said...

Thanks for all the great tips. Great video.

Houses Built of Cards said...

Oh my goodness! What an AWESOME look that is! LOVE your video - and love that you always create something new and different! Out of the box thinker all the way! LOVE it!!!

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www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

irishgalkelly said...

Nice tutorial! I've never seen this technique before and the look is amazing. Your card is so cute! I'm going to give this one a try. tfs

Elena said...

Great tutorial and awesome card!

Mariam Khadim said...

this is so awesome!!!

Kim Ross said...

Very cute card and I love the technique! Hoping to play with the Luxe inks sometime soon! :)

Letty Abad said...

so cute!!!!

Emily H said...

Great card as always!

Lisa Petrella said...

Adorable Halloween card! And thanks for the video! I had never seen this technique before---so super fun!

Alycia said...

CUTE! Love that set...

Cynthia Xavier said...

Your card is just darling. Thank you for the tutorial on showing the white wash technique.

Barbara B said...

The product is new to me and I truly enjoyed your video. Thinking I need to find these and try it!

S Haines said...

wow! is it halloween time already!? you are super on the ball.

Audrey said...

What a cool technique! Fun card!

Brandi Beyer said...

So cute!! Thanks for sharing such a great video.

fun stamping said...

Such a cute card - I love Halloween - thanks for the video.

Rachel Parys said...

He is awesome!! Love how this turned out!!

Judy McMullen said...

How fun! Thanks for the video!!

Jessica Strider said...

Great halloween card. Love the Frankenstein.

Sheila said...

Fantastic! Thanks for the video, I'm loving these inks. Have an awesome day.

yly said...

Thanks for sharing this technique! These inks are so useful!

Kyrsten Koops said...

This card is so adorable and I love the technique you used. It opens up so many possibilities with all of my dye inks! Thanks for sharing. :)

Miriam Prantner said...

Such a cute card a great technique!

Stacy Kay Brais said...

So fun, great video :)

Betty Sue said...

What a cute card!! Love the techniques!! Thank you for sharing!

Melissa said...

awesome!! TFS!!

Kelly B. said...

Love your card! Great technique!

Kelly Szafron said...

Cute card! I like the Frankenstein.

Petti said...

Thank you for the video. Very informative and I love your card.

marylouh said...

Great card. Love the looks everybody got from the new inks.
thanks for sharing.

Janis said...

Thanks for the wonderful tutorial. Love the white-wash look on Kraft!
<3 J

Grá O'Neill said...

Gorgeous card & great technique :)

pinkcraftkitchen said...

great card! I love the subdued colors and prints :) Thanks for the chance to win :)

Natalie said...

This is awesome, Savannah!

linf54 said...

Super cute card!

Brenda said...

So adorable!

Linda said...

I love your beautiful card and your great technique! Thanks for the wonderful video.

Tracy said...

Savannah, you never cease to amaze me. I love your cards and videos. thanks for always sharing your amazing talent.

Tiffany G said...

Oh my goodness!! So stinking cute!! I absolutely love your card!! The white washing looks so neat!! Thx for sharing!!

Gilu J said...

That Halloween card is absolutely cute! Thanks for showing that technique.

Dana said...

Awesome video!!! I love the card!!!

Bren Brambila said...

wow, wow and another wooow!! so cute, and loved your video... thanks for sharing!

Bren Brambila said...

wow, wow and another wooow!! so cute, and loved your video... thanks for sharing!

Lori Barnett said...

Great project Savannah. You know I just love your stuff! :)

Anja (scrappie) said...

Wow I loved the video and your card is great, love it. Thanks for sharing.

Michele Clay said...

These new inks look marvelous! Thanks by sharing the video! I love watching exactly how designers do thei techniques! I will try these new inks with the whitewashing!

Sharla said...

Oooh, such a fun card, love the white washed look!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Adorable card. TFS

Jessica said...

Your card and video are just awesome!!!! I love this awesome technique! :)

tampatha said...

ooohh I love this card! I haven't started mine yet but you've inspired me to get going on them!
I am loving the whitewashed look! Thanks for the video.

JennyKozar said...

that is adorable and I love the tutorial! Thanks for sharing.

Lynn Reloza said...

Thanks for the awesome video. Love the white wash technique and the idea of using an acrylic block to pick up the ink from an ink pad. LOVE IT and you're card too. Thanks for the inspiration!

LaurieJ said...

Great technique - that's a new one for me! And such a cute card. You gotta love those Halloweenies!

luvhymns said...

Learned something new about putting the white and then color over top. Thanks for the tutorial!

Robin said...

Love the Halloween card. Super cute. Thanks for the video, always inspires me.

Hannah Lewis said...

Hehe, that stamp and card is so cute!

Pam W Merwin said...

Thanks for the video! Love the white washing technique :)

PiecesByEmily said...

Such a cute card. Thanks for sharing the video.

Anabé said...

Preciosa!!!! Gracias por el video!

donna mikasa said...

I love how whitewashing tones down the colors for a distressed look. So cool, Sav!

mtscrapgal said...

Your videos are super, Savannah. You speak clearly and distinctly. Your instructions are easy to follow. The little monster turned out so cute. Thanks

Yvonne Morentin said...

awesome creation... love the layers with all the colors... and the sentiment is perfect...

Annheidel said...

Oh cute! That's a really neat look. Love your card!

Erica Johnson said...

Paper Smooches has the cutest products! I'm truly inspired now to make some Halloween cards!

Beth said...

Love this technique, Savannah! TFS!

Heatheranne said...

Fun card! Love the colours! It would be great to win the wonderful prize that was so generously donated by Tsukineko. Thank you and have a great day! :-)

karenb said...

Super cute, love the colors!

Varshitha said...

Love the halloween card.... cute.... thank u for the video... :)

Shannon J said...

I'm sure this comes as NO surprise, but I absolutely LOVE the card, video, and the technique! The card is just awesome everything!

Iris said...

Super cute Halloween card - love it.

~amy~ said...

What a great technique and video! Thanks for the adorable inspiration! You're thee best!

Robin B. said...

That card is so cute! Thanks for the video.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is sooooooooo cute! LOVING that monster!!!

syd said...

Love this new technique and will definitely have to find some of the new inks to do so!!

Michelle Liimatainen said...

Absolutely fabulous technique and oh so cute card! :)

Barb Ghig said...

This is such a wonderful idea! I can think of so many times that I could have used this technique...Thanks so much for the video, too!

Sue D said...

Very cute card and great technique!

Jessica Yoder-Jones said...

Really cute card!

Jessica Yoder-Jones said...

Really cute card!

Jessica Yoder-Jones said...

LOVE!!

Sandra said...

thanks for sharing this technique - will have to try it out!
Sandra ltb

frommycraftroom said...

Great video and card. Thanks for sharing this technique.

Edith Demshar said...

Savannah....Your videos are always so fun and informative! Thank You! And I love this sweet and fun card!Looking forward to trying your technique! Thanks so much!

Terri E. said...

Nice cards

Sus said...

What a cool technique! Never thought to white wash Kraft paper. And I thought it was so clever that you bought the Kaleidoscope inks which have 5 colors in one. I wish I had thought of it before buying all these individual ink pads. :)thanks for the cool tips!

Crafty Math Chick said...

What a terrific review of these inks Savannah - the fastest drying pigment ink EVER?!! Sign me up! OMG - look at how vibrant that white ink is! And I NEVER thought to color this way - you genius you! I have never heard of this technique before - very cool! Thanks you for sharing this awesome video with us!

Pat K said...

So,so cute and adorable! Thanks for the video!

Lori said...

So cute - love this little monster ;)

Indy said...

Fabulous video! Can't wait to give this a try!

pcm said...

thanks for making a video!

Annie Wills said...

Gorgeous card and great technique...I'm definitely going to try this soon. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Sabrina said...

WHAT A GREAT VIDEO!!! THANKS SO MUCH!!

Iva said...

Love the halloween card! so stinkin' cute!

Veronica Z said...

I am going to have to pick up that stamp set, it is so cute! Fabulous card Sav!!

Mary-Anne V said...

thanks for showing us the white washing technique...it was really interesting. Great video.

crazymom said...

Oh so cute! Thanks for sharing! ♥

Muneca said...

Can't wait to start my Halloween cards- thanks for the inspiration!

Phi said...

Great technique. Thanks so much for sharing. That little monster looks so cute.

Andrea Garland said...

Love the video and technique, thanks for sharing.

Carisa said...

omgosh, how cute is this little monster! I love your technique and I never would have thought to use one of those fab ink pads for coloring!? I mean, for real?! I always looked at them in the ink aisle like what would I do with that?! LOL now I know. Thanks for the inspiration!

justasiam said...

What a fabulous and generous prize. Thanks also for sharing your talent and creativity with us!

SHartl said...

AWK!! This is one adorable card and thanks so much for the technique video! LOVE these inks!

superxshar0n said...

Awesome video! Being a visual learner, it helps me heaps :) Thank you!!

Katie Bolinger said...

What a great technique. I never thought about using a dry brush on an ink pad that way.

suzie said...

Thank you for sharing the video!!

Piali Biswas said...

Stinkin' cute card! Love this technique. Thanks for sharing the awesome video ... Can't wait to try this new ink

Hedi Salm said...

Very Cute! And thanks for the video :)

Larissa Heskett said...

OMG~OMG~OMG!! Sav this is such an awesome effect!! I am LOVING everything about it!! Can't wait to give it a try!! Thanks for sharing another Great Video and have a Fabulous Weekend!! ;)

Mrs B said...

I love the card, such a cute monster! Take care.

Paty Perlman said...

great fun video. I like your card.

Karen Schroeder said...

Cool ink....love the new stamps especially the Halloweenie guy! Fantastic card!

cathy said...

This card is so stinking cute! I just love that guy! And thanks for the video tips.

Bev Karolak said...

Cute card! Great video!! :)

Efrat said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for the video.

Basement Stamper said...

Great Halloween card, love how it turned out.

Amy Johnson said...

What a super cute Halloween card!

Dana Yaacobian said...

cute

Shelly Watson said...

I am so ready for halloween now! bring on the pumpkins and cool weather.

madamewong said...

Love the idea of whitewashing an image before coloring. It gives you the idea that you have more colors to work with.

{VICKI} said...

thanks for sharing!

maryrose said...

Super cute card! What a fun technique!

Doris said...

This video was a BIG help! I love using kraft cs and watercoloring, but could not figure out how to combine both until now. Thanks!

Amanda said...

Absolutely adorable card and I loved your video. . I can't wait to try this technique. .

Scrappy hugs,
Amanda:0)
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Amanda said...

Absolutely adorable card and I loved your video. . I can't wait to try this technique. .

Scrappy hugs,
Amanda:0)
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Renee M said...

What a great card and thanks for all the tips. I never would have thought about using a paintbrush to get ink from the ink pad!

Kards by Karen said...

Great Halloween card! I can't wait to try it.

Kris in Alaska said...

Lol, ain't he cute?!

Kris in Alaska
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Message Keeper said...

Great card and awesome techniques and tips! Thanks!

conil said...

Your card is adorable. Love this little Frankenstein. Thanks for sharing your genius.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Such a cool technique! Thanks so much for the how to and super cute inspiration!

TJ Butler said...

Great technique, cute stamp, awesome project!! Well done and thanks for sharing!!

Aida said...

Wow super cute, Im off to my make creation. Thanks for sharing and the chance!

pixie sparkle said...

Your card is super adorable, love the white wash look too!

Johanna (JP) said...

I try to NEVER miss a video, b/c you have just a great way of explaining what you are doing and that's so helpful to me. Truly talented anc creative and you didn't disappoint on this card either.. Love it!

Valerie said...

Love these inks!

Ann Keever said...

Thanks for the chance to win the new inks and stamps!

Judy Tuck said...

Great technique. Thanks for also sharing your video!

Lisa K said...

Cute monster! Thanks for sharing.

Lynne in NI said...

Heee what a fun card! Great video too, thanks for the tips :)

cghundley said...

Thanks for the great
instructions on your
cute card! Very fun.
Carla from Utah

Amy Kolling said...

Sav, what an awesome video! I enjoy hearing your voice! :) I love the halloweenies set....must get the dies sometime!

Jennifer J said...

This card is super cute! Thanks for the video. I'll have to try this technique.

Kylie said...

Savannah, this was such a great video! Loved your card too. I'm all for painting my images so this was really appealing to me.

calamity jane said...

What a cute card! Awesome video too! I can't wait to try these inks soon!!!

Ravengirl said...

This is such a cool look!

heartforhandmade said...

Great Halloween card Sav. I just got my white ink so I should try this technique too.

Poorvi said...

This is a great Halloween card :) Thanks for the video!

Kavitha Vadhri said...

lovely card, thanks for sharing the video.

Lyndal said...

Cool technique Savannah!!! FAB card & video :) :) :)

Karenladd said...

Oh do I love this very non-spooky Halloween card! The stitching and the darling stamped image are so wonderful!

SUdem Stamper said...

Love your technique, and it's perfect for your adorable Halloween card! Thanks for the great video!

Isha Gupta said...

Wonderful card and thanks for the lovely tutorial. Superb giveaway by PS too :)

Kathleen H. said...

Great video! Gave me some great ideas.

Maureen Morton said...

Another amazing video! You are so great. Love this little guy and the tips....and looks like these inks are on my wish list. Thanks for ALL the great inspiration - you are such a gem!

maryps said...

Thank you for sharing your creativity. And a big thank you to Paper Smooches and Tsukineko for the opportunity to win some fabulous stamp sets and ink pads.

Kathy H said...

THAT is a cool look, especially for Halloween. Thanks!

aileen (mum) said...

Wonderful card

Marianne said...

Such a cute image and card, and a fun technique.

Ruth G said...

Great idea! Coloring on kraft is so tricky because the colors tend to get so dark! What a wonderful way to keep the colors light and in contrast with the kraft! Thanks so much for sharing!

Suzy said...

Fun technique! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win :)
Suzanne suzyq28024@gmail.com

Elin Larsson said...

Great card! Love those halloweenies :)
Hugs
Elin

Pia Krogh Larsen said...

Thanks for sharing this technique with us. I will have to try it out one of these days :)

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