Make It Crafty Sparkle Challenge

New colouring challenge over at Make It Crafty. This months challenge was to colour something and make it look sparkly… Not an easy feat, but i like the out come.

Image: Make it Crafty
Stamp: Amy R
Media: Distress ink, Copics, Sakura gel pens, SSS Ink
Card Stock: Neenah 110 Solar White

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Colour Throwdown #433

Had a bit of time this weekend so I thought I would check out the Colour Throwdown Challenge blog to see what the swatches were this week.
A very simple palette of just blue, green and white, so I figured I would try out water colouring again, this time using distress inks.


Here is the final card I came up with.


Supplies used:

Stamps: Penny Black – Elegance & Hero Arts – Many Everyday Messages
Ink: Versa Mark and Versa Fine
Embossing Powder: Simon Says Stamp – Detail White
Paper: Recollections
Card Stock: Neenah 110Lb Solor white & Strathmore 140lb Cold Press Water colour paper
Medium: Tim Holt’s Distress Inks – Chipped Sapphire, Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China, Mowed Lawn, Twisted Citron & Black Soot

Colour Throw Down Challenge

I had a little bit of free time this weekend, so I thought it was a good time to make a card, and what better place to get inspiration then the Colour Throw Down Challenge blog.

The current challenge colours are:


Decided to try my had at water colouring… first time for every thing, it was a lot of fun to try, and i really like the end result. Tho the “mint” wash in the back ground is kinda hard to see.


Supplies used:

Stamps: Wild Rose Studio – Bear on Flower & Hero Arts – Many Everyday Messages
Ink: Versa Mark and Versa Fine
Embossing Powder: Simon Says Stamp – Detail White
Paper: Lawn Fawn – Lets Polka In The Dark
Card Stock: Neenah 110Lb Solor white & Strathmore 140lb Cold Press Water colour paper
Medium: Revees Water Colour


Tia Celebrates

Another image from Make It Crafty, I just loved colouring this Tia Celebrates image. Decided to crop off her bottom half for this card, but i wanted to keep the cute bow.


Products Used:
Image: Make It Crafty
Stamp: AmyR (retired)
Paper: EchoPark; Holly Jolly Christmas (retired) & Neenah; solar white
Medium: Copic Markers
Other: Wink of Stella & Sakura white gelly roll pen


Angel Card

Its that time of year again, where I find myself way behind on the Christmas cards that I need to make and send out to all my friends and family. I saw this beautiful angel image over at Make It Crafty, and I knew she had to be coloured up.

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Image: Make It Crafty
Paper: Neenah Solar White
Mediums: Copic Markers, Prisma Colour Pencils, Distress Inks
Stencil: Falling Snow by Simon Says Stamp
Other: Perfect Pearls, White Gel Pen & Wink of Stella


Ai Christmas Prep Challenge

Thought I would join in the fun over at Art Impressions Blog, and play along with their Christmas prep challenge. Worked out well, since i recently received the Ai Holy Jolly set in the mail, and it gave me a good excuse to ink it on up!


Products used:
Stamp: Art Impressions
Paper: Neenah Solar White & Doodle Bug; Here Comes Santa Claus
Medium: Copic markers
Ink: Simon Says Stamp; Intense black
Dies: Memory Box; Whispering Pine Landscape
Other: White & Black gelly roll pens, Wink of Stella and Glossy accents


Esmeralda Halloween Card

Had so much fun colouring this Esmeralda image from Make It Crafty. Now I am still a beginner when it comes to copic colouring… there is always something to learn, and i am a complete newbie where distress inks are concerned, but those were the two main elements that went in to this card, and i gotta say, love how it turned out.


Products used:
Image: Make it Crafy; Esmeralda
Medium: Copic Markers
Ink: Tim Holtz; Distress Ink
Dies: LawnFawn; Grassy Boarder


Mini Haul

This is my first post to this new blog of mine, and what better way to celebrate with a haul!

Got both my Simon Says Stamp & my Make It Crafty order in today…talk about happy mail!!!

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