Tuesday, December 11, 2018

New Challenge - Crafty Sentiments Designs

Hello, crafty friends!

Welcome to my blog! Today I want to share this card I made for the new challenge at Crafty Sentiments Designs.  I chose this image to showcase the new challenge! I hope you join us for a chance to win a great prize!!


As always I like to choose Copic markers as my medium of coloring.  I hope you like card!

Copic Sketch Markers Used:

Skin:
E11, E00, E000
Hair:
W7, W5, W3
Dress and Jacket and Hat:
B39, B37, B34
V09, V06, V04, V12, V000
Boots and Gloves:
E37, E33, E31
Flower Pot:
E99, E97, E93
Soil:
E43
Poinsetta:
R29, R26, R24, G17, G14, G12, Y15
Bow:
YR24, YR23, YR21

Grounding:
W3, W1

I normally choose Copic markers which is easier for me to color with and also I like the way the markers blend.  Love the smoothness you can get!  I hope you like it too!

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Thank you for stopping by and keep getting crafty!

Yours truly,

Maria 
The Unexpected Crafter

(I like coffee, chocolate and astronomy)







Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Christmas Chihuahuas - Speed coloring

Hello, crafty friends!!

Welcome to my blog! I wanted to share with your this video I created for Sasayaki Glitter Stamps!  These adorable puppies are ready for Christmas!  

First off, here's the finished card.  I only showed how I colored the puppies. I went with traditional colors and kept it simple.  The will surely help bring "Joy to the World!"


Adding a watermark for Markerpop.com to enter my project on their 
challenge! Love Markerpop products!!


Copic Sketch Markers

Chihuahuas Left to Right:

E43, E41, R24, R12, R11, E11, E00
E53, E51, E50, YG13, YG11, R12, R11
E37, E33, E31, R12, R11, R89, R29, R27, R24

Grounding:
W3, W1

Here's the video.  It has been uploaded at the 
Sasayaki Glitter Stamps YouTube Channel:



Aren't they cute?  I hope you like it!  Please subscribe to Sasayaki Glitter Stamps and also my blog and channel for more coloring videos!

Keep getting crafty!

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Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crafter
Maria








Saturday, December 1, 2018

Scrapper's Delights Special Deals

Hello, crafty friends!!

Today I want to share this project I made to showcase the special deals going on at Scrapper's Delights today!!

The gingerbread man image is a FREEBIE!

Copic Sketch markers:

Gingerbread Man:

E33, E31
BV02, BV01
R26, R24
R12, R11

That's it!!

I used a Hydrengea punch to create the wreath and added some glitter to the leaves.  Finished it up with a bow and ribbon!
I hope you like it!!

Don't forget to visit the Scrapper's Delights blog to see what other goodies are on sale and to take advantage of the saving!!

Keep getting crafty!!

Yours truly,

The Unexpected Crafter

Maria


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Sasayaki Glitter Stamps - New Clear Stamp set 2

Hello, crafty friends!

Today I want to share part 2 of a video I created a couple of weeks ago about the new clear stamp release by Sasayaki Glitter Stamps.  

But first, here's the finished card.  I only show part of the coloring on the video.  I hope you enjoy and leave me your comments and subscribe for future tutorials.


YouTube 



Copic Sketch Markers Used:

Skin:
E11, E00, E000
Hair:
N8, N6, N4
Antennas:
Y15, 

Dress:
YR23, Y17, Y15, Y13, N8, N6, N4
Wings:
R12, R11
Shoes:
YR27, YR24, YR23
Bucket:
W7, W3,  YR23
Grass:
G17, G14, G12
Sky:
Tumbled Glass Distress Ink

I use a variety of scrapbook or crafting paper.  The one I used here its from Joann's.  But I also love to use the ones from Hobby Lobby.  Fantastic papers.

Cardstock is Neenah Solar White 80 lb

Well, this is it.  I hope you like it.  Please subscribe to my blog and I also have a Youtube channel where I every now and then upload a video on coloring tutorials and general crafting.

Also, please don't forget to leave a comment.  Thank you for stopping by!

Keep getting crafty!

Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crater


Coffee lover, Dachshund lover
and tea sometimes! 






Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Crafty Sentiments Designs - New Challenge

Hello, everyone!

Welcome to another blog post!  I want to share this new card I created for the new challenge starting today at Crafty Sentiments Designs!  The challenge is Anything Goes! 


Copic Markers Used:

Skin:
E11, E00, E000
Hair
E29, E26, E23
Shirt:
B29, B26, B24
Pants:
W7, W5, W3
Cap and socks:
YG09, YG06, YG03, YG00
Shoes:
B45, B41
C3, C1, 0
Dog:
E53, E51, E50, R12, R11
Collar:
V06, V04
C3
Grass:
G17, G14, G12

Sky:
Tumbled Glass Distress Ink

I hope you like my card and I hope you join the new Crafty Sentiments Designs challenge!!

Keep getting crafty

Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crafter
Maria






Sunday, November 25, 2018

Scrapper's Delights - New Release

Hello and welcome to my blog!!

Today I want to share with you this lovely image by Scrapper's Delights!!  Christmas is just around the corner! Yikes!  Gotta get those cards ready!! Well this one is surely a cutie and I hope you like it too!!

Image:
Rini Bunny
by


Copic Sketch Markers Used:

Skin:
E11, E00, E000
Hair
R27, R24, R23, R21
Eyes:
YG06, YG00
Dress and Hair Bow:
B29, B26, B24
C1, C3, 0
V04, V000
Bunny:
R85, R83, R81
Grounding:
W3, W1

I hope you like my card and I hope you visit the Scrapper's Delights store for more wonderful images, special deals and inspiration!!

You can also visit the Facebook Fan page!

Yours truly!

Maria
The Unexpected Crafter










Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Crafty Sentiments Designs - New Challenge

Hello, everyone!

Welcome to another crafty blog post!! Today I want to share with you this card I made using one of the lovely images from Crafty Sentiments Designs!

Image:
Baking Pie

I used as always my beloved Copic markers to color this image.  I tried to use festive, Christmas colors to bring this sweet image to live.  I hope you like it!

Copic Sketch Markers used:

Skin:
E15, E13, E11
Hair:
C9, C7, C5, C3
Head Piece:
R37, R35, YG13, YG11
Dress:
R89, R39, R37, R35, V15, V12, V000
Apron:
YG13, YG11,YG00
Shoes:
T6, T4, T2
Gloves:
R89, R59
Grounding:
W3, W1
Pie:
E53, E51, T4, T2

I used a variety of craft paper and as always Neenah 80lb Cardstock to stamp and color the image.  I hope you like my coloring and card and I hope to see you join the challenge!

Keep getting crafty and have a great day!

Thank you for stopping by!

Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crafter


Maria


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New Challenge - Crafty Sentiments Designs

Hello, crafty friends! Welcome to my blog! Today I want to share this card I made for the new challenge at Crafty Sentiments Designs....