Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Friends in the woods & New Challenge

Hi Everyone,

Today is the start of a new Challenge over on the Create a Smile Blog.
This challenge is a sketch.



Ingredients
Stamp Set:  Friends in the woods
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E47, E44, E43, E19, E09, E08, E53, E52, E50, E37, E35, E33, YR04, YR15, YR12, R20)
Sentiment:  Included in stamp set
Background:  Floral Decoration Stamp set & Distress Ink (Mowed Lawn)
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card & Neenah, Desert Storm
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Corner Rounder


We would like for you to join us in this challenge.
Here is the sketch.



Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

January Mertot

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I thought I would colour the entire card.
I am not entirely happy with it but thought I would still share it anyway.
I am going to colour it again though but I know what I will do differently.


Ingredients
Image:  January Mertot
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20, B06, B05, B04, B02, B01, BG49, BG15, BG13, BG32, E35, E34, E31, E51)
Sentiment:  Born to Sparkle
Background:  Distress Ink (Chipped Saphire, Peacock Feathers, Tumbled Glass) & Wildflower Stamps
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Gnome Sweet Gnome

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Whimsy Stamps.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, W5, W3, W1, T9, T8, T7, T6, B39, B37, B34, B45, V17, V15, V12)
Sentiment:  Included with image
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Monday, May 25, 2020

Flower Banner

Hi Everyone,

I love this image from KLM Designs and thought it was perfect for a Slim Card.


Ingredients
Image:  Flower Banner
Medium:  Copic Markers
(RV19, RV17, RV55, Y38,  Y35, Y32, YG63, YG17, YG13, YR07, YR04, YR15, YR12, Y38M Y17, YR31, Y23)
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Clear Micro Beads, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Dragon with Butterfly

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Lee Holland Art.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(BG09, BG07, BG05, BG02, BG01, B00, R20, YG63, YG17, YG13, Y19, Y08, Y06, Y04, YR68, YR65, YR02, E93, E44, E43)
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents, Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Friday, May 22, 2020

Daisies

Hi Everyone,

It is my turn to share with you another card for Paper Rose.
For this card I decided to create a slim card using the Daisy stamps.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(UG63, YG17, YG13, YR09, YR04, YR15, BV04, BV13, BV02 BG49, BG15, BG13, BG32, RV19, RV17, RV55)
Sentiment:  Included in Stamp Set
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Ink:  #18834 Hybrid Black Ink, Ink on 3 Fadeout
Border:  Hand Drawn using Copic Multi Liner Pen
Other:  #18954 Clear Microbeads, Foam tape


Method
  • Base Card:  White card 18.5x9.5cm Set aside
  • Cut a piece of X-Press It Blending Card 18 x 9 cm.
  • Using Ink on 3 Fadeout ink, stamp 'Daisy Bouquet' onto cut piece of X-Press It Card.
  • Stamp 'Daisy Days' onto another piece of X-Press It Card.
  • Colour Daisies using Copic Markers.
  • Fussy Cut around the 'Daisy Days' Images and adhere to card.
  • Draw border using Copic Multi Liner Pen
  • Stamp sentiment using black ink.
  • Apply Clear Microbeads to centres of flowers using Glossy Accents.  Allow to dry.
  • Adhere this coloured panel to the base card using foam tape.

Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Thursday, May 21, 2020

A big Gift

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).
This image is from a new release.


Medium:  Copic Markers
(E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20, E47, E44, E43, B99, B97, B85, B93, T5, T4, T3, BV23, BV20, B60, B05, B04, B02, B01, FYG2, YG07, YG05)
Sentiment:  Computer
Background:  Distress Brick Stencil
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx