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Grow a little love

Right, so there is no secret I love Tiddly Inks images, especially all things Wryn! I was on their design team a while back and as they’re having another DT now that I have more time to make cards again I thought I would submit an application. It is a great team to be on, so perhaps you should try your luck also? You can find the DT call here. This is my card for said application. It’s a Wryn, of course! And coloured with Copic makers!

Actually, this is not my favourite. My favourite is the one with the cupcake, eat more cake, but as I used that one for the previous time I applied for a DT, I thought I should pick another one this time. Although I adore all of the winter ones, I decided to go with grow a little love, which I have also coloured up loads of times. I honestly have way too many favourites, I admit it.

I’ve used various stash from Wild Orchid Crafts, Live and Love Crafts (reopen, please!), Martha Stewart punchers, distress ink, pearls and lace and doily from various places.

Here is the card from another angle.

Oh and the text? That is Norwegian for good luck!

Flowers for tea

Yet another card I made last year using a pre-coloured image. Both of the images used here are from Lili of the Valley. The edges of the image got distressed and frantaged. I had fun making a different card design for this one and added a ribbon so it could be tied together. The colour combination is also one I haven’t used much if I have at all. I think the peach and aqua actually worked, though. For the embellishments I used mostly Noor Design dies with a spellbinder one for the circle and a Martha Stewart puncher. All the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts as usual.

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Tiddly inks DT call: eat more cake

So, it would appear that Tiddly Inks is holding a DT call. I have only recently ventured into the world of Tiddly Inks – their images too cute! What can I say, if you don’t already have some Tiddly Inks, you’re missing out! I just spent the weekend colouring up a few and cannot wait to make them into cards!

I made this card using my favourite of theirs: Eat more cake. To be fair, the name of the stamp is just as appealing as the stamp itself! One can never have too much cake!

Right, back on track. I’ve coloured the image in with Copics and distressed the image before adding frantage to the edges. I think this might be my first aqua and yellow card actually, but it is a great combo that I’ll definitely use again! I ruffled up the edges of the papers, which are from Papermania (the aquas) and something I don’t remember, as usual… The dies are Noor Design, the flowers Wild Orchid Crafts and Live and Love Crafts. I’ve used a Lili of the Valley sentiment stamp and some ribbon and cheese cloth from a local shop.

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Copics used: (hair) E08, E18, E19, E29, E97, (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R20, (dress) G00, BG09 BG23, BG72, BG75, (cupcake) Y00, Y04, Y08, Y17, (sky) B000, B00, B02

Green goth maiden

Finally weekend. My sinuses are none too happy so I suppose I will be spending most of the weekend with a bunged up head… Oh well, I guess I’ll get some crafting done, eh!

This card was made for a challenge at Kit and Clowder in their facebook group. You got this gorgeous free digital image by Ching-Chou Kuik and were to colour it in lilac and teal inspired tones. Look at all the butterflies it’s got! Yey! I think this is the first time I have ventured into the land of unusual hair colours. I coloured it all in with copics using mostly BG70s and BV0s for the teal and lilac shades. At the end I added some liquid pearls to the butterflies.

The papers are by Lili of the Valley and this pad fit the colours I used in the colouring perfectly. I have used a bunch of flowers and big pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts and made butterflies with some Noor Design dies. At the end I added a pearl row to give the butterflies a body, and gold glitter to the end of the wings so they tied in better with the ones I coloured in.

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This card has been entered into the following challenge:

Kit and Clowder – Green Goth Maiden colour challenge

For my sister

This is the birthday card I made for my sister earlier this year. I let her have some requests as such and what she listed was aqua and pink colours, Victoria secret themed and bold.

I instantly regretted asking, but what could I do but try to make something along those lines. I decided on a cute fairy, by Krista Smith of Saturated Canary and coloured it in with copics, and added sparkles and liquid pearls to the wings. I have coloured a couple of images since which is an improvement, but I was quite happy with this when I did colour it in. Everything is a learning curve, right? (I really must get cracking on those colouring classes I bought soon after I coloured this image!) I punched out loads of butterflies using the Tim Holtz die in various aqua and pink papers and used rows of pearls to give them bodies. I used a deep pink, almost red to frame the various elements and punched out S and V, my sisters initials coincidently! I have used flowers and big pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts, the lace I believe I purchased at Bikuben and the ribbon may be the Hobby House.

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And a close up of the colouring:

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I have entered this card into the following challenges:

ppinkydolls – Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays – Anything Goes
card and scrap – brug blomster