Sunday, June 20, 2021

Pickled Pals (Slimline)

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp set from Tracey Hey.  The sentiment has been cut on the Silhouette.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Pickled Pals

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Silhouette Cameo & Best Wishes Fine Script

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

Other:  German Scrap, Liquid Sparkle, Arteza White Pen, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Happy Days

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp set from Colorado Craft Company.

I have also used a large paper clip.  I love this effect and so glad I was able to pick some up.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Happy Days

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included in stamp set

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

Paper:  Doodlebug Designs

Ink:  Premium Black Ink

Dies:  Stitched Rectangles & Mini Slim Scallop

Other:  Arteza White Gel Pen


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Friday, June 18, 2021

Doggie & Kite

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp from Whimsy Stamps.

I have lit up the kite using Chibitronics LED Stickers.  I love the effect it gives.



Ingredients

Stamp:  Doggie & Kite

Medium:  Copic Markers

Die:  Mini Slimline

Background:  Cloud Stencil & Grass Die (from stash)

Lights:  Chibitronics LED Stickers & Conductive Fabric Tape

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Premium Black Ink

Other:  Arteza White Gel Pen, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Telephone Ted

Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Telephone Ted

Medium:  Copic Markers

Background:  Embossing Folder

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Kraft Card, American Crafts

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Bee Cute

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Shabby Lab.

Ingredients

Image:  Bee Cute

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  MIC Chipboard & B&W Sentiment Sheets

Background:  Copic Various Ink (Y15) & Hexie Slimline Die

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

Other:  Liquid Sparkle, Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Feather Trio

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Dies: #21330 Feather Trio

Sentiment:  #19592 Hugs Thanks Hello Chunky Script

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

Background:  Copic Various Ink (B05, BG15, RV14)

Other:  #19751 Tiny Domes


A video tutorial for this card is available my YouTube Channel or the Paper Rose YouTube Channel.

Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Kittens with style

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Kittens with style

Medium:  Copic Markers

Paper:  Paper Set - Grey Lady

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Enamel Dots, Paper Doily


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Wish upon a star

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have created a light up card using Chibitronic LED Circuit Stickers.

These are so much fun to play with.




Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Wish upon a star

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included in stamp set

Background:  Copic Markers

LED Lights:  Chibitronics & Fabric Conductive Tape


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Shelly & Belle

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Shelly & Belle

Medium:  Copic Markers

Background:  Copic Various Ink

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

Other:  Tiny Domes


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx



Sunday, June 6, 2021

Hello Hummingbirds

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp set from Paperie Ink.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Hello Hummingbirds

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Big Happy Birthday

Background:  Copic Various Ink

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

Ink:  Premium Black Ink

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Ellie Summer Squares

 Hi Everyone,

For todays card I have used an image from Whimsy Stamps.

Ingredients

Image:  Ellie Summer Squares

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Alphabet & Sentiment Sheets

Card Stock:  Neenah Desert Storm

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Friday, June 4, 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:  Die & Stamp from stash

Ink:  Premium Black ink

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Babies with balloons

 Hi everyone,

For today's cards I have used images from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).


Ingredients

Images:  Baby Boy with balloon & Baby Girl with balloon

Medium:  Copic Markers

(Skin - E25, E13, E11, E21, R32)

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Make a wish bunny

 Hi everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Make a wish bunny

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Computer

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Liquid Sparkle


A video tutorial is available on my YouTube Channel.  It can be found here.


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Slimline Daisy Bouquet

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I am sharing a card using stamps and dies from Paper Rose.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  #18493 Daisy Bouquet

Medium:  Karin Markers

Sentiment:  #19541 Thanks chunky double layered & #19289 B&W Sentiment

Die:  #21189 Slimline Card Creator 5 Hexie

Card Stock:  Strathmore Vellum Surface, American Crafts, vellum

Other:  #18954 Clear Microbeads


Method

  • Stamp 'Daisy Bouquet' onto Strathmore card and colour using Karin Markers.  Fussy cut leaving a small white border.
  • Cut Slimline border from grey card and adhere to another piece of grey card.  Trim to size.
  • Cut 'Thanks' from grey card and the layer from vellum.  Adhere to card.
  • Trim 'so very much' and adhere to card.
  • Adhere  clear microbes to centres of flowers.  Allow to dry.

Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Monday, May 31, 2021

Magical Dragons

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp set from MFT Stamps and the background has been created using Copic Various Ink and a Gel Plate.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Magical Dragons

Medium:  Copic Markers

Background":  Copic Various Ink & Gel Plate

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

Ink:  Premium Black Ink


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx


Thursday, May 27, 2021

Graduation Bears

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Graduation Bears

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Wood Veneer

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Other:  Arteza White Gel Pen, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Campervan

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a soon to be released image from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).

Ingredients

Image:  Campervan

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Patterned Paper:  Lili of the Valley


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Daisy Days in Watercolour

 Hi Everyone,

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

I have coloured this with Karin Markers.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  #18490 Daisy Days

Medium:  Karin Markers

Sentiment:  #19289 Big B&W Sentiment Sheets

Die:  #21186 Slimline Card Creator 4 - Square

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts

Ink:  Versafine & Clear Embossing Powder

Other:  #18954 Clear Microbeads, #19751 Tiny Domes


A video tutorial is available on the Paper Rose YouTube Channel.


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Picture Perfect Party Animals

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp set from MFT Stamps.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Picture Perfect Party Animals

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included with stamp set

Die:  Selfie Square

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

Ink:  Ink on 3 Black out

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Animal Balloons

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Animal Balloons

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  MIC Chipboard & Altenew

Card Stock:  X-PRess It Blending Card, American Crafts

Background:  MFT Stencil & Distress Oxide (Salty Ocean)

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


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

Rachelle Anne Miller Challenge - Anything Goes, optional Slimline


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Racing Green

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Racing Green

Medium:  Copic Markers

(E04, E11, E00, E000, E44, E43, B37, B34, B45, B23, R29, R27, R35, RV14, N8, N7-N1, G07, YG09, G03, G14, YG06)

Sentiment:  LOTV

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card


A video colouring tutorial is available on my YouTube Channel.


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Lovely Flowers - Magnolia

 Hi Everyone,

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

I was asked in one of my tutorials for Paper Rose if I colour with water colour so I thought I would give it a try.  This card has been coloured with Karin Markers.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  #18186 Lovely Flowers - Magnolia

Medium :  Karin Markers

Sentiment:  #18048 Hey Large Layered & #19023 B&W Sentiment Sheets

Card Stock:  Strathmore Vellum

Ink:  Versafine Black & Clear Embossing Powder

Die:  #16575 Stitched Rectangles


I have made a tutorial for this card.

It can be found  on my YouTube Channel or on the Paper Rose YouTube Channel.


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Teeing Off

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used another 'Simple Print' from Lili of the Valley (LOTV).

These prints are great for people who would like to make cards without colouring.

Ingredients

Simple Print:  Teeing Off

Papers: Part of the Vintage Boys Release

Other:  Cotton


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Happy Mother's Day

 Hi Everyone,

Happy Mother's Day!!!

Ingredients

Stamp:  Unknown (I borrowed it from a friend)

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Cut a part sheet

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts

Ink:  Premium Black

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Elbow Grease & Racing Green

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Simple Prints:  Elbow Grease & Racing Green

Sentiment:  Grunge Sentiments

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts

Dies:  Stitched Rectangles, Stitched Circles, Stitched Slimline


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Friday, May 7, 2021

Elbow Grease - New Release

 Hi Everyone,

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

These are a great idea for fun, quick cards.  You use them the same was as a black and white digital image but they are already coloured, bonus.

Ingredients

Simple Print:  Vintage Boys - Elbow Grease

Sentiment:  Grunge Sentiments

Card Stock:  Neenah Desert Storm, American Crafts,


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Lucky Mouse

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Lucky Mouse

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Printed from Computer

Card Stock:  Neenah Desert Storm

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


I created a YouTube Tutorial for this card.  It can be found here.


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Little Sweeties Birthday Flower

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Little Sweeties Birthday Flower

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Uniquely Creative Cut a Part Sentiments

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

Paper:  Doodlebug

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Gnorbitt

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a images from Sweet November Stamps.

I love that you can purchased additional 'accessory' packs for these adorable Gnomes.

Ingredients

Image:  GnorbittValentine Add-on

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Uniquely Creative Cut about sheet

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Monday, May 3, 2021

Long Stemmed Baby Peony Slimline Card

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used a stamp from Stamping Bella

This card was created with a group of friends using the 'Inspiration Cubes'.

The themes chosen were:

  • Slimline or Tri Shutter Card
  • Aqua
  • Yellow
  • Cardstock - Textured, Embossed or Corrugated
  • Bling/Glitter
  • Fancy Border
  • Thank you

Ingredients
Medium:  Copic Markers
Sentiment:  Stampin' Up Wood Veneer
Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card & Neenah Desert Storm
Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle & Ladybug (Stampin' Up)


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Slimline HB2U & Balloons

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Dies:

#20868 Nesting Slimline Rectangles

#21051 Nesting Balloons

Sentiment Die:

#21159 HB2U

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, #19316 Brights Cardstock A5

Other:  #19760 Liquid Sparkle, #19751 Tiny Glass Domes, Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents, Cotton


Method:

  • Base Card: Cut Second largest Slimline Rectangle from white card and set aside.
  • Cut balloons from Bright card.  Attached cotton to the ends.  Adhere to base card.  Tuck the cotton under and adhere the ends to the back with sticky tape.
  • Cut 'HB2U' from black card and adhere to base card.  Apply Liquid Sparkle.
  • Draw lines on balloons with white gel pen.  Adhere Glass Domes.
  • Apply Glossy Accents to the 'HB2U'. Allow to dry.


Until next time
Melissa
xxxxx

Friday, April 30, 2021

Fly Bug

 Hi Everyone,

For today's card I have used an image from Tiddly Inks

Ingredients

Image:  Fly Bug

Medium:  Copic Markers

(E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, B37, B34, B45, BG49, BG15, BG13, BG32, R27, R35, RV14, RV13, E44, E43, C3, C1, C00, BG11, BG000)

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts

Other:  Glossy Accents, Liquid Sparkle, Copic Multi Liner Pen


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Little Friends, Mouse with Daisy

Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Little Friends, Mouse with Daisy

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Paper Smooches

Card Stock:  Neenah Desert Storm, American Crafts

 Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Monday, April 26, 2021

Bubblicious

 Hi Everyone,

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

I have coloured this before however this time I coloured the bubbles different colours,  I love the way it came out.

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Bubblicious

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Ink on 3 Blackout

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Fluffy Friend

Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Fluffy Friend

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Uniquely Creative - Cut a part

Die:  Stitched Circle Frames

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

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Glossy Accents, Flowers


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

Rachelle Anne Miller - April Challenge - Flowers


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx 

Friday, April 23, 2021

Butterfly Trio

  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 card using Butterflies.  This is what I created.

Ingredients

Die:  Butterfly Trio

Medium:  Copic Various Ink

Sentiment:  Spring Wishes

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Versafine Black Ink


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Sweet Birthday - New Release

 Hi Everyone,

Today I am sharing the last of my card for the 'Birthday Surprise' Release for Polkadoodles

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Sweet Birthday

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment:  Included in stamp set

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, Gina K

Ink:  Ink on 3 Black Out

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Lovely Flowers - Magnolia

 Hi Everyone

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

Ingredients

Stamp Set:  #18186 Lovely Flowers - Magnolia

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiment: #19289 B&W Big Sentiments

Die:  #17628 Stitched Hexagons

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink: #19766 Premium Dye Ink

Other:  #19760 Liquid Sparkle

A tutorial for this card is available on the Paper Rose YouTube Channel.


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx



Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Dressed Up

 Hi Everyone,

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

Ingredients

Image:  Dressed Up

Medium:  Copic Markers

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card, American Crafts

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll


Until next time

Melissa

xxxxx

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Big Birthday Surprise

Hi Everyone,

Back with some more cards for the 'Birthday Surprise' Release for Polkadoodles.


 Ingredients

Stamp Set:  Big Birthday Surprise

Medium:  Copic Markers

Sentiments:  Included in Stamp Set

Card Stock:  X-Press It Blending Card

Ink:  Ink on 3 Black Out

Other:  Sakura Gelly Roll, Liquid Sparkle, Glossy Accents


Until next time

Melissa