Sunday, June 28, 2020

Tea Party & 'Statement' Sentiment

Hi Everyone,

It's not long now until the release of the 'Tea Party Initials' by Lili of the Valley (LOTV).
For today's card I have used the little 'extra's' you get with the set.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E57, E23, E55, E31, N4, N3, N2, N1, R20, E27, E25, E23, YG63, YG17, YG13, B23, B21, YR15, YR12)
Sentiment:  Statement Sentiments
Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx


Saturday, June 27, 2020

Panda Love

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Digi Doodle Studios.


Ingredients
Image:  Panda Love
Medium:  Copic Markers
(C9, C8, C7, C7, C6, C5, R20, 0, C1, C00, R39, R29, R27, R35)
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Black Card
Paper:  Pebbles 'Be Mine'
Other". Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Friday, June 26, 2020

Tea Party - Letter H

Hi Everyone,

For today's post I am sharing one image from a new to be release set of images for Lili of the Valley (LOTV).
This release is a gorgeous Alphabet set.


Ingredients
Image:  Tea Party
Medium:  Copic Markers
(YR15, YR12, BV25, BV23, BV20, N5, N4, N3, E57, E23, E55, E31, C4, C3, C2, C1, C0, R20, BG18, BG15, BG13, BG32, C1, C0, R08, R05, R22, R21, Y35, Y18, Y15, BV04, BV13, BV02, R24, R22, RV19, RV17, RV55, B23, B21, YG63, YG17, YG13, B000, B0000)
Sentiment:  Fiskars
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm
Ink:  Versafine Black
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents, German Scrap


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Decorated Wishes & New Challenge

Hi Everyone,

Today is the start of a new Challenge over on the Create a Smile Blog.
The challenge is a Sketch board.


Ingredients
Card Stock:  White Card, American Crafts, Vellum

We would love you to join in this challenge.
Here is the sketch.


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Big Happy Birthday & Little Monkey Agenda

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp set and a die from Mama Elephant.
The background has been created using Copic Various Ink.


Ingredients
Stamp Set:  Little Monkey Agenda
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E47, E44, E43, E42, E41, BV04, BV13, BV02, BG15, BG13, R05)
Sentiment:  Big Happy Birthday
Background:  Copic Various Ink (RV19)
Card Stock: X-Press It Blending Card, Craft Plastic
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Let's go fly a kite

Hi Everyone,

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


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E47, E44, E43, E42, E41, R20, B05, B04, B02, B05, FYG2, YG06, R05, R22, R21, BG15, BG13, BG32, E79, E77, E74, E71, E70, YG63, YG17, YG13, BV04, BV13, BV02, YR15, YR12)
Sentiment:  Cheery Greetings
Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Ink:  Versafine
Other:  Glossy Accents, Sakura Gelly Roll


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Monday, June 22, 2020

Hogs & Kisses

Hi Everyone,

For my card today I have used stamps from Paper Rose.
I just love these pigs.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E13, E11, R01, E00, E000, R20, BG07, FBG2, BG02, BV04, BV13, BV02, W8, W7)
Sentiment:  Included in Stamp Set
Background:  Paper Rose Inks, #18813 Pool, #18819 Grape
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, White Card
Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, #18972 Fairy Stars Shaker Mix, Acetate, foam tape.

Method
  • Cut 2 pieces of White Card, 9 x 18cm.
  • Base Card: Take one piece of white card and colour the it using the 'pool' and 'grape' inks.  Set aside
  • Take the other piece of white card and cut 2 circles from it.
  • Apply Acetate to the back of the circles.
  • Apply foam tape around the circles and along the edges of the card.  Insert shaker mix.  Adhere base card.  Set aside.
  • On a piece of X-Press It Blending Card, Stamp and colour 'Pigs' and 'Presents'.
  • Fussy Cut around them leaving a thin white border.
  • Adhere to card using foam tape.
  • Stamp Sentiment using Black ink and adhere 3 stars to the front of the card.
  • Hand draw border around card and circles using a Copic Multi Liner Pen.

Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx




Sunday, June 21, 2020

Alpaca My Halo

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp set from Tracey Hey.


Ingredients
Stamp Set:  Alpaca My Halo
Medium:  Copic Markers
(W5, W4, W3, W2, W1, W0, W00, R20, 0, B00, B000, B0000)
Sentiment;'  Included in stamp set
Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Glowing Seaside

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used stamps from Create A Smile.
The background is using Copic Various Ink onto Craft Plastic.



Ingredients
Stamp Set:  Glowing Seaside
Medium:  Copic Markers
(RV19, RV17, RV55, B28, B26, FB2, B32, B21, BV04, BV13, BV02)
Background:  Copic Various Ink (B28)
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Craft Plastic
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents, Round Drops


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Friday, June 19, 2020

Ted with presents

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(YR04, YR15, YR12, R29, R27, W9, W8, W7, W6, W5, W4, W3, W2, W1, Y13, Y11, Y00, R00, R22, R21, BG15, BG13, BG32, R20)
Sentiment:  Computer
Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Friends

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used stamp sets from Tracey Hey.
I have coloured the bear with the 'no line's' technique.


Ingredients
Stamp Sets:  Friends & Rocking the Wreath
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E47, E44, E43, E42, E9, E8, R20, 0)
Sentiment:  Included in stamp set
Hearts:  Studio Calico
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Honey Beatrice

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from CC Designs.


Ingredients
Image:  Honey Beatrice
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20, B000, B0000, C9, C8, C7, C6 Y35, Y18, Y15)
Sentiment:  Embossed Labels
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Paper:  Doodlebug
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Sequins, Clear Micro Beads


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Gnome with a heart

Hi Everyone,

For today's card aI have used an image from Star Jam Lines.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(B28, B26, FB2, T9, T8, T7, T6, W5, W3, W1, E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20, R39, R29, R27, R35)
Sentiment:  MFT Die & Paper Rose Sentiment Sheets
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Monday, June 15, 2020

May Mertot

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Sweet November Stamps.
Honestly I was a little scared to colour this, but I am so happy with how it turned out.


Ingredients
Image:  May Mertot
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20, E74, E44, E43, E42, R08, R05, R22, R21, G17, G05, FYG2, YG07, YG05, B23, B21, B02, B00, B000)
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, White Pencil


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Teddy Single Flower

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used another new image from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).
I have made this into a Slim Line Card.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(YG63, YG17, YG13, Y38, Y17, YR31, Y23, E37, YR27, YR24, YR23, W6, W5, W4, W3, W2, W1, R20, E43, E41, E40, R29, R27, RV19M RV17, RV55, BG07, BG05, BG02, BG01)
Sentiment:  Mixed Messages
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents, Clear Micro Beads


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Rhino Rascal

Hi Everyone,

While the boys were off on a bike ride, I thought it time to go into the craft room and play.
Tracey Hey is having a challenge which is finishing soon.  I really wanted to play along.
The challenge is to use at least 2 of her stamp sets.  They work really well together.


Ingredients
Stamp Sets:  Rhino Rascal & Beautiful Chaos
Medium:  Copic Markers
(T5, T4, T3, T2, T1, R20 RV19, RV17, RV55, C1, 00)
Background:  Copic Various Ink
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Corrugated Card
Paper & Enamel Dots:  Doodlebug
Ink:  Paper Rose Hybrid Ink, Versamark
Other:  Striped Washi, Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents, White Embossing Powder

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
Tracey Hey Instagram Challenge - #traceyheychallenge


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Hogs & Kisses

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used many products from Paper Rose.


Ingredients
Stamp Set:  #18631 Hogs & Kisses
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E11, R01, E00, E000, R20, W7, W6, G05, FYG2, YG07, YG05, B05, B04, B02)
Sentiment: #16844 Alphabet & #17448 Happy die
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Dark Grey Card
Other:  Glossy Accents, Sakura Gelly Roll, #18972 Fairy Stars Shaker Mix


Method
  • Card Base:  Cut Card to 9.5 x 18.5cm
  • Draw border using Copic Multi Liner Pen.
  • Stencil background using the 'Grass' ink and Half Tone Stencil.  Set aside
  • Cut 'oh' and 'day' from Dark Grey Card Stock.  Adhere to card base
  • Cut 'Happy' from white card.  Colour with copics and adhere to card base.  Apply glossy accents and allow to dry
  • Stamp 'pig' and 'present' onto Copic X-Press It Card.  Colour with Copic Markers.  Fussy cut leaving a small white border.  Adhere to card using foam tape.
  • Adhere stars from shaker mix to card.  Allow to dry.

Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Friday, June 12, 2020

Fuzzpea

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Polkadoodles.
I have used a new colour combination (to me) to colour this, and I love it.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(G28, G17, G07, G05, G14, YG06, R20, C1, C00)
Sentiment:  Out of this world
Background:  Karin Markers & Beautiful Chaos
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Watercolour Card
Ink:  Paper Rose Hybrid Ink, Versamark
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents, White Embossing Powder


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

From my nest and New Challenge

Hi Everyone,

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


Ingredients
Stamp Set:  From my Nest
Medium:  Copic Markers
(N5, N4, N3, N2, N1, YR15, YR12, R08, R05, R22, R21, Y38, Y17, YR31, Y23)
Sentiment:  Included in Stamp Set
Background:  Copic Various Ink (YG17, 0)
Card Stock:  Grafix Craft Plastic, Black card
Ink:  Paper Rose Hybrid Ink, Versamark
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, White Embossing Powder


We would love for you to join in this challenge.
Here is the moodboard.

Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

I Heart You

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Mo Manning.


Ingredients
Image:  I Heart You
Medium:  Copic Markers
(N6, N5, N4, N3, N2, N1, R20, 0, RV19, RV17, RV55)
Sentiment:  Mixed Up Messages
Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Ink:  Paper Rose Hybrid Ink
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxxx

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Dragons

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a Stamp from CC Designs.
I just love these Dragons.


Ingredients
Stamp Set:  Dragons
Medium:  Copic Markers
(YR09, YR067, YR04, YR15, R20, B05, B04, B02, B01)
Background:  Catherine Pooler Ink (Juniper Mist, Daydream), White Acrylic Paint
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Monday, June 8, 2020

Birds with Roses

Hi Everyone,

There is a release of some older image and never seen before images over at the Lili of the Valley (LOTV) Etsy Store.
They are super adorable.
I just couldn't wait to colour one.

I decided to use the 'no line' technique.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(YG63, YG17, YG13, BV04, BV13, BV02, R85, R83, R81, Y38, Y18, Y13, C1, C0, C00, B23, B21, E42, E41, E20, R20, 0 TR15, YR12)
Sentiment:  Loads of wishes
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Ink:  Paper Roses Hybrid Ink
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Copic Multi Liner Pen


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Mouse with Balloon

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Gerda Steiner Designs.


Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(B39, B37, B34, B45, B23, G05, FYG2, YG07, YG05, N5, N4, N3, N2, N1, N0, R83, R81)
Sentiment:  Say What?
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Paper:  MFT Stripes
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


I would like to enter this card into the following challenge:
Gerda Steiner - Share your Designs June 2020

Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Grown with Love

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).


Ingredients
Image:  Grown with Love
Medium:  Copic Markers
(BG07, BG05, BG02, BG01, E43, E40, YG65, YG17, YG13, YR12, N5, N4, N3, N2, N1, R85, R83, R81, E35, E34, E31)
Sentiment:  Cheery Greetings and Make It Crafty  Chipboard
Dies:  Braided Tag
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah, Desert Storm
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Green Tara Ribbon, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Bee 001

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I thought I would do a little 'No Line' Colouring.
I have used an image from Bugaboo Stamps.


Ingredients
Image: Bee 001
Medium:  Copic Markers
(YG63, YG17, YG13, BV04, BV13, BV04, Yr04, YR15, YR12, RV19, RB17, RV55, E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20, E77, E74, E71, Y38, Y17, YR31, Y23, C9, C8, C7, C6, R29, R27, R35, N6, N5, N4)
Cardstock:  X-Press It Blending Card
Paper:  Gina K
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Flying Gnome with Air Balloon

Hi Everyone,

I am loving Chibi lights at the moment and thought I would light up another card.
Chibi lights are made so much easier using the Power Packs from Pear Blossom Press.
For this card I have used an image from Star Jam Lines.



Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
(E04, E11, E21, E00, E000. R20, B29, B28, B26, FB2, V17, V15, V12)
Background:  Cloud Stencil, Catherine Pooler Ink, Something Borrowed
Lights:  Chibitronics, Power Pack
Other:  Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx