Tag Archive | butterfly

Mermaid; photo inspiration challenge

It’s the middle of May already! How did that happen?! hmm.. Oh well, it does mean it’s time for another challenge at Copic Marker Norge, and this time we have a photo inspiration challenge.

This is the card I made. I decided on a mermaid to represent the ocean and then I tried to mostly stick to the colours used on the inspirational photo. The image I used is by Ching-Chou Kuik and one of the very first mermaids I’ve ever coloured! Various other bits are by Papermania, Wild Orchid Crafts and Martha Stewart. The image is obviously coloured with Copics.

Here is another view of the card:

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, R20, R22, (blue-green) BG05, B000, BG70, BG72, BG75, BG78, G29, (pink) R39, R81, R83, R85, R89, (leaves) YG01, YG67, YG99, (background) R81, RV000, B000, B81

CMN 5 years – blog hop

Did Elin send you here? I wouldn’t be surprised if she did.

One of the events we are hosting to celebrate Copic Marker Norge‘s 5th birthday is a blog hop. There will be prizes randomly drawn from those who follow the requirements listed below. Once the blog hop is closed I will also draw a random winner among the comments I have received. They will receive a small goody bag. I might update this post once I return from my holiday next weekend with a photo of the goody bag, and if I don’t have time I’ll add a photo when the winner is announced shortly afterwards. This also leaves me room to throw in a few more things!

The prizes for the main blog hop are as follows:

  • A Copic Marker Storage bag (without markers).
  • 3 digi stamps of your choice from Art By Miran.
  • An e-book of colouring tutorials of your choice from Make it Crafty.
  • 2 digi stamps from Wee Stamps

To win the main prize you need to do the following:
1. Follow the Copic Marker Norge blog
2. Copy the image of the main prize onto your own blog side bar and link it to CMN
3. Visit all our DT’s blogs and leave them a comment.
4. Return to the CMN blog and leave a comment on the blog hop article.

All of this must be done before 9pm CET on 25. September. More info, and some photos can be found on the main blog.

If you have followed the list, then you should indeed have arrived here from Elin‘s blog and end up back on the main blog once you are done here.

card421_1

My card has been made using a lovely stamp by Ching-Chou Kuik. I am quite pleased with how all that hair turned out this time! WOC and LLC flowers with some Noor Design butterflies and ribbon from a local shop make up most of the embellishments. The small transparent pearl things are from a local shop and I love them – I think I’ll throw a few into the goody bag, in fact.

card421_2

Copics used: (hair) E08, E18, E19, E97 + white pen, (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, (dress) B000, B00, B02, B05, B29, (butterflies) Y04, Y08, YR04, R89, C05 (flowers) R81, R83, R85, (background) E50, E51, E53.

Here is the full list of our design team’s blogs for the blog hop. Make sure you have paid us all a visit:

CMN
Kjersti
Veronica
Kristina
Siv
Elizabeth
Elin
Lisabeth
CMN

There are also fun events in our Facebook group Copic Norge. We hope you have fun joining us for our birthday celebrations. Good luck with the draw!

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.

card417_1

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

Fairy Freya

Another month, another Art by Mi Ran progressive challenge. Pop over to Art by Mi Ran’s Facebook group for details on how to join in the challenge and how to obtain the image. The adorable image will also be available in Art by Mi Ran’s shop in May. Her name is Fairy Freya.

Some of the papers are by Lili of the Valley. They’ve all been painted around the edges. Butterflies are from Noor Design, the flowers and deep red ribbon are by Wild Orchid Crafts and the lace is from Live and Love Crafts. The card base shape is made with dies by Go Kreate.

card411_1

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, R20, (hair) C1, C3, C5, C7, (dress and flowers) RV10, R81, R83, R85, R89, (branch) E42, E44, E47, G82, G99, (wings) BV000, BV00, BV02, BV04, V09, Y00, Y04, Y08, (sky) B0000, B000, B91

Tea cups of flowers

I am still posting up cards from last year. There has been too much stuff going on so far this year that I’ve not really had a chance to make many cards. That should change towards the end of the week, though!

I have made this one with a pre-coloured Lili of the Valley topper, lots of Wild Orchid Crafts flowers and Noor Design dies. The sentiment stamp is also by Lili of the Vally.

card348_1