Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Flowers & Gel Plate with Copic Various Ink

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used stamps and dies from Paper Rose.

The background has been created using a Gel Plate and Copic Various Ink.

Ingredients

Stamp Sets:

#17967 Ella's Garden Rose Bouquet

#20790 Milly's Bouquet

Dies:

#17472 Thanks Layered

#19592 Hugs, Thanks, Hello Chunky

Background:  Copic Various Ink (RV17, RV09, 0) & Gel Plate

Card Stock:  X-Press It Ink Jet Film, Vellum, Overhead Projector Sheet, Black Card

Other:  #19751 Tiny Domes


A video is available on the Paper Rose YouTube Channel showing how I created these cards.


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Monday, April 12, 2021

Alpacamac

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Alpacamac

Medium:  Copic Markers

Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Flying Gnome with Air Balloon

 Hi Everyone,

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

To light this card up I have used Chibi Lights with a battery pack.



Ingredients

Image:  Flying Gnome with Air Balloon

Medium:  Copic Markers

Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Light:  Chibitronics, Power Pack, Tape

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Poppies Background

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp from Simon Says Stamp.

Ingredients

Stamp:  Poppies Background

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Thanks

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Black Card

Ink:  Premium Black Ink

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glass Domes


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Friday, April 9, 2021

Lil Miss Sugarpops

 Hi Everyone,

Today is this start of a new challenge on the Polkadoodles Challenge blog.

We hope you will join us.

The DT were asked to create a Clean and Simple card also using ribbon or twine.  This is what I created.

Ingredients

Image:  Lil Miss Sugarpops

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Avery Elle

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm

Die:  Posydoodles Basic Ovals

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Twine


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Shoes Shoes Shoes

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Shoes Shoes Shoes

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  B&W Sentiment Sheet

Die:  Mama Elephant

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Ellie & Butterfly

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Ellie Summer Squares

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  from stash

Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Mouse with Balloon

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Mouse with Balloon

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Printed from Computer

Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll,  Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


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

Gerda Steiner - Share your Design April 2021


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Monday, April 5, 2021

Gnome-tastic Celebration Balloons

 Hi Everyone,

Sharing another card from the new Gnome Release from Polkadoodles.

Ingredients

Image:  Gnome-tastic Celebration Balloons

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Gnome-tastic Sentiments

Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents, Liquid Sparkle


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Gnome-tastic Sunny

 Hi Everyone,

I hope you have all had a great Easter.

I am back to share a new image from Polkadoodles.  I couldn't resist colouring this as it was a Gnome.

Ingredients

Image:  Gnome-tastic Sunny

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Gnome-tastic Sentiments

Dies:  Stitched Tags, Stitched Tabs & Banner 2

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Premium Dye Ink

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Seam Binding, Glossy Accents, Clear Micro Beads


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Easter Egg Bunny

 Hi Everyone,

Happy Easter!

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

Ingredients

Image:  Easter Egg Bunny

Medium:  Copic Markers

Background:  Catherine Pooler Ink & Stencil

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Saturday, April 3, 2021

Grut

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Grut

Medium:  Copic Markers

Background:  Embossing Folder

Card Stock;  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm, Black Card


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Friday, April 2, 2021

Bluebell Bunny

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Bluebell Bunny

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm

Paper:  Sunny Studio Stamps

Borders:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Easter Egg and Flowers

 Hi Everyone,

I have another Easter Egg card for you today using Paper Rose dies.

Ingredients

Dies:  #21282 Eggs & Bunnies

#16975 Layering Chevron Borders

#21069 Eve Flower

#21099 Little Foliage 1

Paper:  #18177 Inky Antics

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, clear acetate

Shaker Mix:  #18957 Candy and #18954 Clear Microbeads


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Lula Fairy Doll

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Lula Fairy Doll

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm

Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Twine


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Friday, March 26, 2021

Lil Miss Sugarpops Cloud

 Hi Everyone,

Today is the start of a new Challenge on the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog.

As the DT we were asked to create a shaped card, not square, rectangle or circle with the theme  'New Beginnings'.

Ingredients

Image:  Lil Miss Sugarpops Cloud

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Uniquely Creative

Background:  Cloud Stencil & Die, Distress Oxide Salty Ocean

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll,  Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx



Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Butterfly Breeze

  Hi Everyone,

Back with another card using the 'Serenity' release from Polkadoodles.

Ingredients

Stamp:  Butterfly Breeze

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Celebrate Die

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Monday, March 22, 2021

Flourish Egg

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I am sharing another Easter card using Paper Rose dies.

Ingredients:

Dies:  #21300 Flourish Egg 2

#16575  Stitched Rectangles

Sentiment:  # 21291  Easter, Bunny, Kisses & #19023 B&W Sentiment Sheets

Background:  Alcohol Ink (Fluro Pink)

Card Stock:  White Card

Other:  Shimmer Pen


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Friendship Mouse

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Rachelle Anne Miller.

Ingredients

Image:  Friendship Mouse

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  MFT Stamps

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents


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

Rachelle Anne Miller FB Challenge - Pastel

(This is as 'Pastel' as I could get).


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Perfect Nature

 Hi Everyone,

Back with another card using the 'Serenity' release from Polkadoodles.

Ingredients

Stamp:  Perfect Nature

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Computer Printed

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Paper:  Monochrome 1.0

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Friday, March 19, 2021

Balancing Bunny

 Hi Everyone,

Lili of the Valley has a new Easter release come this Sunday.

I was so excited to see this image in my inbox yesterday morning.

Ingredients

Image:  Balancing Bunny

Medium:  Copic Markers

(E35, E34, E53, E22, YR00, R20, 0, RV55, RV63, RV52, B12, B00, B000, YG63, Y17, Y13)

Sentiment:  Inky Antics Stamp

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Dies:  Taylored Expression Mini Slimline Dies

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Magical

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I am sharing a card using the new 'Serenity' release at Polkadoodles.

This is a gorgeous stamp release.

Ingredients

Stamp:    Magical

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Computer Printed

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Die:  Scallop Frame

Other:  Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, March 18, 2021

James Bouquet

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  James Bouquet

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Clear Microbeads, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Butterfly Dream

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I am sharing a card using the new 'Serenity' release at Polkadoodles.

This is a gorgeous stamp release.

Ingredients

Stamp:    Butterfly Dream

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Computer Printed

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Die:  Scallop Frame

Other:  Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Monday, March 15, 2021

Puddin

 Hi Everyone,

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

Yes I know it is a reindeer but you can use it other than Christmas.

Ingredients

Image:  Puddin

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Neenah Desert Storm

Background:  Cloud Stencil. Grass Die

Border:  Copic Multi Liner Pen

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Seriously

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used stamps from Create a Smile Stamps

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Seriously

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included in stamp set & All about You

Background:  Copic Various Ink

Die:  Stitched Rectangle Frames

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, X-Press It Ink Jet Film

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Stars


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

Create a Smile Challenge - Sketch Challenge


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Eggscape

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have am sharing new dies from Paper Rose.

This is a fun Easter Card that really doesn't take long to create.

Ingredients

Dies:  # 21294 Eggscape

#21282 Eggs & Bunnies

#21291 Easter, Bunny, Kisses

Medium:  Copic Markers to colour Bunnies & Eggs

(E44, E43, E42, E41, RV19, RV17, RV55, BV04, BV13, BV02, BG49, BG15, BG13, BG32)

Background:  Distress Oxide Salty Ocean, Catherine Pooler Lime Rickety

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents,  #18954 Clear Micro Beads


Method:

  • Case Card: Cut white card 14 x 10cm.  Draw border using fine black pen.  Set aside.
  • Cut 2 x 'Eggscape' die from white card.  Colour with inks and adhere 1 do the card base using glue.
  • Adhere the grass of the second 'eggs cape' layer to the card base using foam tape.
  • Cut the 'Bunnies' from white card.  Colour and adhere to base card.
  • Cut 'eggs' from white card.  Colour and detail.  Adhere to card base.
  • Apply Glossy Accents & Clear Micro Beads to the clouds.  Allow to dry.
  • Cut 'Easter' from white card.  Colour and adhere to card base.
  • Stamp 'Happy' onto card base.

Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Friday, March 12, 2021

Some bunny adores you rabbit & New Challenge

 Hi Everyonem

It is time for a new challenge on the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog.

The DT were asked to create using one colour tone.  This was a challenge but I manage to do it.  I love how Polkadoodles helps to get me out of my colouring comfort zone.

Ingredients

Image:  Some bunny adores you rabbit

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Computer printed

Die:  Scalloped border & Stitched Rectangles

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Thursday, March 11, 2021

James Flower Basket

 Hi Everyone,


For todays card I have used a new image from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).

Ingredients

Image:  James Flower Basket

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Black Card

Paper:  Monochrome Basics 1.0

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Summer Bouquet

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Alex Syberia Design.

Ingredients

Image:  Summer Bouquet

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Black Paint


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Ari

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp from CC Designs.

Ingredients

Stamp:  Ari

Medium:  Copic Markers

Background:  Watercolour, White Paint, Stencil

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Watercolour Card

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Monday, March 8, 2021

Bunny Hugs

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Bunny Hugs

Medium:  Copic Markers

Die: Stitched Rectangles

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Black Card

Paper:  Monochrome Basic 1.0

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, March 6, 2021

Spring Showers

 Hi Everyone,

Today I am sharing another card using the Polkadoodles 'Spring Showers' Stamp Set.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Spring Showers

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included in stamp set

Die:  Stitched Circles

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Grey Card

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents, Clear Micro Beads


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Friday, March 5, 2021

Hoppy Birthday

 Hi Everyone,

Back with another card using the 'Hoppy Birthday' Stamp set from Polkadoodles.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Hoppy Birthday

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included in stamp set

Die:  Heart

Card Stock:  X-Press It blending Card

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Spring Showers

 Hi Everyone,

Back with another card using the new 'Springin' Around' Collection from Polkadoodles.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Spring Showers

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included in stamp set

Die:  Stitched Tags

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Doodlebug

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents, Clear Micro Beads, Seam Binding


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Hoppy Birthday

 Hi Everyone,

Over the next few days I will be sharing some of my cards using the new 'Springin' Around' Collection from Polkadoodles.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Hoppy Birthday

Medium:  Copic Markers

Die:  Mini Slim Trifold Square

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Glossy Accents, Clear Micro Beads


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Monday, March 1, 2021

Eve Flower & Foliage Dies - 3D Airbrush

 Hi Everyone,

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

I have made them appear 3D and coloured them with Copic Markers using the Air Brush.

Ingredients

Dies:  #21069 Eve Flower & #21099 Little Foliage 1, Stitched Rectangle Frames

Medium:  Copic Markers & Air Brush

(Y15, BG49 & RV19)

Sentiment:  #19667 Thanks Fine Script Layered

Paper:  Monochrome 1.0

Card Stock:  X-Press It Ink Jet Film, White Card, Thin Foam

Colour for leaves:  Copic Various Ink (0, YG63, G21)

Other:  Tiny Domes


Method

  • Create green 'background' for leaves using Copic Various Ink.
  • While the ink is still wet & Sticky press foil onto these areas. Set aside to dry.
  • Once dry, cut leaves.  Set aside.
  • Cut 'Eve Flowers' from thin foam.
  • Heat flowers with the heat gun to shape them.
  • Colour flowers with Copic Markers using an airbrush.
  • Adhere the flower pieces together using glue.
  • Cut 2 'Frames' from white card.
  • Adhere frames to patterned paper and trim.
  • Cut 'Thanks' sentiment from black card.
  • Assemble card.
A video is available for this card on the Paper Rose YouTube Channel.


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Saturday, February 27, 2021

You can do it!

Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Rachelle Anne Miller and a die from Paper Rose.

Ingredients

Image:  You can do it!

Medium:  Copic Markers

Die:  Slimline Portrait Scene

Background:  Distress Oxide ink (Salty Ocean) & Catherine Pooler Ink (Lime Rickety)

 Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Flowers:  From stash

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents, Clear Microbeads


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Friday, February 26, 2021

You're Some Bunny special rabbit

 Hi Everyone,

Today is the start of a new Challenge on the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog.

For this challenge the Dt were asked to construct an interactive card.

I really had fun creating this card.  I hope you like it.


Ingredients

Image: You're Some Bunny special rabbit, Clipart Easter eggs

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Eggstraordinary Egghunt

Dies:  Pull Tab, Stitched Rectangle

Background:  Grassy Knoll, Cloud Stencil, Distress Ink Salty Ocean, Catherine Pooler Lime Rickety

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx



Thursday, February 25, 2021

Up with love

 Hi Everyone

For today's card I have used a stamp set from Mama Elephant.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Up with love

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Printed from the computer

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink;  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Pixie Dust, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx