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Magical dragons

There is a 30 day colouring challenge going on, hosted by Kathy of The Daily Marker. At the start of this challenge I saw loads of cute dragons and decided that of course I needed them, too! They seemed a bit hard to get a hold of, so I quickly just gave up and figured it could wait. A few days later they appeared in the post, as an “early birthday present”. Lucky me! I’m definitely keeping this guy, he understands me so well! haha.

I coloured the My Favorite Things dragons up with Copics and then cut them out by hand. Then I decided that for the first time ever I was going to make a proper stamped card! Yikes! I used two border stamps by Neat and Tangled (aren’t they great?!), and a cloud stamp by Panduro, and possibly for the first time ever used several ink pads for stamping on one project! About time, right?! Then I put it all on a Maja Design for the card base. The sentiment is also by MFT. It was a lot of fun to do, but I need more practice for sure. But hey, got to start somewhere!

Copics used: (purple dragon) V09, V12, V15, V17, Y13, Y19, E97, YG01, YG13, YG67, (green dragon) YR04, YR07, Y13, Y19, YG01, YG13, YG67, RV00, RV02, RV04

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Thankful heart, CAS

This is one of my favourite Tiddly Inks images. I love the close-up, framed style of it. The last time I used this image on a card, I had loads of layers, so I wanted this one to be different. CAS it is!

The name of the stamp is Thankful Heart and you can find it here. I’ve coloured it up with copics. The papers is by Paper Cellar, the bottom sentiment by Stempelglede and the black buttons are candi by Craftwork Cards.

Here is another photo of the card; a close-up of the coloured image.

Copics used: (sky) B34, C1, (hair) E41, E42, E43, E44, (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21, (jar) B000, B00, B02, (flowers) R22, R24, R59, Y04, Y19, Y38, YG63, YG67, (dress) BG53, BG57, BG78

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Goth Ellie – be yourself

Clean and simple cards are so much fun! I think I am making like two CAS for every layered one atm. Today I am showing one I made for the Paper Nest Dolls, using the stamp Goth Ellie.

I used some candi in the top right corner, and kept them white for a change. I printed a sentiment right onto the card base and then used paper from Paper Cellar. Lastly I cut out the stamp by hand, put her upper body on foam tape to make her stand off the card a little, while keeping her feet firmly on the ground at the bottom where I drew on some shadow.

Here is a close-up of the colouring.

Copics used: (hair) BV23, BV25, BV29, (purples) V01, V06, V09, (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21, (turquoise) G40, BG49, BG53, BG57, (greys) W0, W1, W2, W3, W5, W7, W9

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Hello there, butterfly

I went out yesterday and purchased me another Magnolia stamp, or… a few, actually! I know what I am like with rubber stamps, though, so I quickly stamped up a few of them to have them at hand before I forget all about even buying them… Before I started on the image I had decided I wanted to do one with loads of layers, and pink. Because I haven’t done pink in a while!

As usual I’ve coloured it in with Copics, the pink candi is also coloured with Copics. I’ve used a bunch of Maja Design papers, cut out the text sentiment, used a Tim Holtz charm, some Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and a bit of white acrylic paint and frantage. I had to cut out the image by hand as I’d managed to stamp it up so terribly it couldn’t stay with its background, haha.

Let’s take a closer look of the girl. It was a bit fiddly to cut it out by hand!

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21, (hair) E41, E42, E43, E44, (white) W0, W1, W3, W5, (pink) RV00, R81, R83, R85

This card has been entered into the following challenge:

All about Magnolia – All about anything goes
Magnolia-licious – Anything goes
Midweek-Magnolias – Anything goes
Lovely hänglar or sweet Magnolia – Anything goes

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Wryn birthday girl

A little girl liked my lollipop Christmas cards, so when her birthday was coming up, I had to make one of these for her! I used Wryn Birthday Girl by Tiddly Inks and coloured it up with Copics. A little bit of glitter was needed and she loved it!

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21,  (hair) E71, E74, E77, E79, (purples) V01, V04, V06, V09, (yellow) Y13, Y19, Y38, YR18, E08, (green) YG61, YG63, YG67, (ground) W1, W3, W5