100 Days of Artsy Index Cards, Days 61-80

100 Days of Artsy Index Cards, Days 61-80

Welcome to Artsy Index Cards, Days 61-80.  I’m nearing the finish line on this 100 Day Project.  This batch is my favorite so far. I’ve used a ton of Ranger Distress products as well as Dylusions Ink Sprays, paints, and mediums.

100 Days of Artsy Index Cards, Part 4

Artsy Index Cards - Days 61-64 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

Days 61-64

Besides stamps, I’ve included some of Tim Holtz’s chipboard sentiments and even the fortune from a Fortune Cookie.  I also used some of my Sizzix texture fades. The first index card shown below has an artist trading card that I embossed with a clock texture fade. A texture fade is an embossing folder that pushes a pattern through your paper.  You’ll see the same technique on the card beneath it, but on that one I embossed the entire card.

Artsy Index Cards - Days 65-68 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

Days 65-68

The yellow index card with the girl shown below is one of my favorites. It’s a mini tag on a larger tag on an index card with texture paste.

Artsy Index Cards - Days 69-72 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

Days 69-72

Artsy Index Cards - Days 73-76 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

I also used up quite a bit of washi tape on this go around. You can see it in a single strip in the first card below, as well as in the entire background of the second (hot air balloon) card below.

Days 73-76

Artsy Index Cards - Days 77-80 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

My cards are all 4″ X 6″.  I’ve been pretty consistently surprised by how much I can fit onto that small piece of paper. I like to think of these as mini art journal pages. 

Online Mixed Media Class

If you’d like to learn more about the techniques I use in my art journals, check out my online class with Craftsy.  Class is called Inventive Ink: Colorful Mixed Media Effects and it comes with lifetime access and a money-back guarantee. Newsletter subscribers receive an automatic discount code for the class, so sign up here for the newsletter if interested. Here’s a 2-minute preview video:

 

Mixed Media Art Book Group

Did you hear about my Mixed Media Art Book Group?  It’s a free group that will be ‘live’ from August through October. Click here for all the details or here to go straight to the group. Hope to see you there.

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Marjie

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  1. Jackie P Neal says:

    These are super Marjie!
    Do you think you will bind them together or put them in some holder?
    I too love the yellow one, but please don’t ask me to pick a favorite- because they are all quite beautiful! Your style always brings such beautiful color front & center- I love that! May I ask what type of substrate you used? Or all they all different?
    hugs,Jackie

    • Marjie Kemper says:

      Thanks, Jackie! They are all index cards. In a few cases I adhered patterned paper to them but for the most part they are just standard cards.

  2. These are all fabulous and as you say they are like mini journal pages! I have never used index cards but do love playing in my small journals! Chrisx

  3. Marjie.. in love with your cards. Whatchya gonna do with them…binder, book, large ring?
    J

  4. Loveeeeee these!!!!!!!!!

  5. All of these are just stunning again Marjie, – I have really enjoyed seeing the whole series, even though I have nt always commented. This has been such a great idea, you’ll have an amazing collection by the end of it!