Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Today I wanted to practice my coloring on this little cute stamp I bought at Hobby Lobby yesterday.  Kind of rough looking antique stamp but I loved it!!  It has other things to it, but I just used the girl.  It was a bit of challenge but fun!  I don't have too many trios in Copic markers, so I used the yellow for her dress since I do have a trio of colors on that one.  I didn't do anything fancy like clouds because I wanted to also try out my blue B00 marker.  I wanted to get the even lighter one for a softer look, but I just wanted to color with it and see how it looks.  The ground too, I am practicing on that.  So here it is:

Copic Markers Used:

Skin: E13, E11, E00, R22, R20
Shoes: E15, E13, E11
Dress: Y11, Y13, Y15
Bow: Y13, Y11 and a hint of YR03
Basket: R22, R20
Eggs: Variety of Colors B14, B11, R11, R14, YR03, Y304
Ground: G12, G17

Monday, June 17, 2013

Last Father's Day card.  I needed to make one last one before I sent some goodies to my family over the mail.  Kept it simple since I didn't have much time to make it more elaborate. 

Copic Markers Used:
R11, R14
Card stock: Georgia Pacific, JoAnne's and Michael's

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Two birthday cards I recently made. One for my mom and the other for my grandmother. All paper/cardstock used are from either Michael's or JoAnn's fabrics.  Love their sales and using the 40% - 50% off coupons.

One of my favorites.  I did this one for my mom. 

 I did this one as an extra which I will send soon to a friend.
 For my grandmother.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Father's Day cards... I am a newbie at this, so it was quite difficult to do the male theme cards... I didn't have any suitable image stamps to make the cards, so I went with simpler designs and anything I could find that I already had.  This is the end result.

Oh, I should say that I love using "twine!"  What a wonderful medium to add to cards! Gives it a nice, rustic look!
Very simple but I really like this one. 

This piece of twine is a bit difficult to work with.  All the hairs on it want to come off! :)

This piece of twine is easier to use than the one above.  
 Love this one too!  After I made them, it was hard to decide who to give it to!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Well, its the end of the school year and I made this card for my 9 yr old's teacher.  I am so thankful for her efforts and dedication to all the students!  Thank you!!

 Thank you, card for Teacher!

Copics Used:
Apple: R08, R11, R14
Books: V08, V09, V11
B00, B14, B32, B34
R20, R22
E00, E11, E13

Card Stock White: Georgia Pacific
Craft Paper: Michaels & JoAnn's
Ribbons and Button: Michael's and Joanns

Digi Image Credit to:

 I made some cookies to match the card! YUM!

Altenew card project

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