Another flowery ballerina

Today is the day. My first proper unspirational post for Copic Marker Norge. I have admittedly put it off because the other girls are super talented and I enjoy looking at their creations. But when you’re due, you’re due, and I am! Don’t forget to enter in our current bingo challenge while you’re there!

I absolutely loved how this ballerina from Aurora Wings turned out last month, so I decided to colour her up again. This time the image is 7.5cm (whereas it was about 10cm last time) so I had to be even more careful and watch the details even closer. It was quite the challenge, but fun!

The papers are by Pion, which I ruffled up and layered with some cheese cloth (bikuben), lace and pearls (LLC), and ribbon. The flowers are as usual from WoC and LLC. I made the top sentiment myself and the bottom one is from LotV.

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Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, (hair) 100, BV20, BV23, BV25, BV29, (dress) RV00, V04, V06, V09 and a white pen

Soft blues

Here is the card I made for the most recent Art by Mi Ran facebook anything goes challenge that started almost two weeks ago. As my mojo isn’t been playing along for a while, I decided to use one of my favourite images, Rora and Butterfly.

The paper is scraps I had laying about which I roughed up the edged of and layered along with some ribbon, lace and cheese cloth. The lace and pearls are from Live and Love Crafts, as the blue flowers whereas the white rosebuds are from Wild Orchid Crafts. The sentiments are stamps from Lili of the Valley and Make it Crafty.

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Some of the copics used, as I can’t remember all: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, R20, (hair) E42, E43, E44, E47, (dress) B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, (ground) W1, W3, W5, W7

Zoe Party Girl

There are various reasons why I’ve not been very good at updating the blog very often for the majorty of the year so far. I am hoping it will change soon.

Here is the card I made for the most recent challenge at Copic Marker Norge. This month’s theme is bingo. I made three different lines: 1) Cheesecloth – Text – Flowers, 2) Lace – Flowers – Stitching, 3) Buttons – Text – Stitching.

The image I decided to use is a brand new addition to my collection and my first Make It Crafty image. She is called Zoe Party Girl. As always she is coloured in with Copic Markers.

Papers are by Panduro and Lili of the Valley, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and Live and Love Crafts, the cheesecloth is purchased at Bikuben, and the lace is from Live and Love Crafts as well

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Copics used are: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, (hair) E42, E43, E44, E47, E49, (hat) B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, R04, R06, RV17, (dress) G40, G82, G94, G99

Flower Ballerina

I am a little slow adding my post for the newest Copic Marker Norge challenge. That is what happens when you finish it last-minute before you head off on a short holiday, and don’t have the time or the connection to blog while away! Anyway, the latest challenge theme is Ribbon and/or Lace.

The card I’ve made for this challenge I made for my cousin’s confirmation. It’s a fairly big thing here and in Norway. As my cousin really quite likes my cards I had to try something different. What I ended up with was choosing to try to colour one of Aurora Wings‘ images while I’ve had laying about for a while, Flower Ballerina. It has merely been too daunting trying to colour it as I was worried it wouldn’t look very good at all. I’m glad I did try as I’m rather pleased with how it turned out. Now I cannot wait to colour it again!

As usual the image was coloured in using Copic Markers. I used paper from Papermania and plain card which I painted with white acrylic paint around the edges. I used a bunch of flowers and the ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts, some flowers and lace from Live and Love Crafts. The puncher is by Martha Stewart and the cheesecloth I purchased at Bikuben. All the small silvery dots around the image was added using liquid pearls by Ranger.

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Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11 (hair) E50, E31, E34, E37, (dress) R81, R83, R85

Fairy Lily

Time for another anything goes challenge at Art by Mi Ran’s Facebook group! The optional theme this month is music, which I decided (yet again) to opt out of! For my card I’ve used the adorable Fairy Lily. I’ve been wanting to use this image for a long time, and I finally did it!

The papers are First Edition papers, the flowers Wild Orchid Crafts and the dies are by Noor Design. The sentiment is my own.

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Copics used: (hair) E53, E55, E57, E59 + brown pencil, (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, (dress) G40, G82, G94, G99, YG03 + green pencil, (wings) Y00. Y04, Y08, YR16, E19.