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1. Winter Stella’s winter scene in traditional Christmas colours

Today is the first of December. I have decided I’m going to try to make one post here every day for the whole month! I certainly have enough to catch up on posting, so hopefully that will help me get caught up somewhat! It won’t be only Christmas and not only cards! Nor will they all have colouring.

Some of my projects will correspond with posts elsewhere, like this one. Copic Marker Norge is having an advent calendar and today is one of my days!

This card was made for a Secret Santa card swap in Make it Crafty.

The stamp is Winter Stella from Make it Crafty and is coloured in with copics. You can find the list of colours at the bottom. I have used various papers from Maja Design; the sentiment is from one of those papers, too. One of the dies is from Magnolia and the rest is from Noor Design. The glittery paper is from Søstrene Grene and I’ve used white acrylic paint on a lot of the elements. The flowers are by Papirdesign.

This is what it looks like with its matching tag

And here is a close-up of the colouring for a change.

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, (hair) BV21, BV25, BV29, (eyes) YG01, YG03, YG67, (clothes) R22, R24, R27, R59, W0, W2, E41, E42, E43, E44, E47

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Santa’s helpers are here

On Wednesday it was snowing.

And snowing.

And snowing.

On Thursday it was raining, raining and stupidly windy.

Talk about having the Christmas spirit been and gone in a day! Thankfully it has a month to return! Hopefully some of you will get a bit of Christmas spirit with the card I am sharing on this Tiddly Fab Friday.

I’ve used Santa’s Helpers by Tiddly Inks and coloured it in with Copics. The papers are primarily by Maja Design and the sentiment is from Norsk Stempelblad. I’ve also used some cheese cloth, white frantage, grey distress inks, white acrylic paint, embossing powder (Ranger).

We need another photo, right?

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E21, (hair) BV29, W9, E74, E77, E79, (brown) E70, E71, E74, E77, E79, (penguins) W0, W1, W2, W7, W9, Y13, Y38, YR18, (reds) R22, R24, R27, R89, (grey) C1, C3 + white gel pen


This card has been entered into the following challenges:

Kreativ Scrapping – Jul i rødt eller blått
Copic Marker Sverige – Julkort

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CMN blog hop

It’s blog hop time! Copic Marker Norge is celebrating its sixth birthday this month and we’re having a blog hop to celebrate. Each DT blog will have a small prize that can be shipped world-wide, but the main prize on the CMN will only be shipped domestically. Still very much worth while for everybody to comment on the DT blogs! The prize on my blog will be a small goodie-bag of my favourite “stash” that I have yet to put together, hence no photo of it! For information on how to win the main prize, please see the CMN blog.

I went with a Tiddly Inks image for my card. This time I actually made the background first, with two different copic refills, and then coloured the image to match. It wasn’t easy getting the right shade of red for it though, but I got there in the end with many layers of colour. I decided to go with a dark hair colour to really set the contrast with the background. The image is cut out by hand and layered over a white strip with the sentiment I made to match.

Siv is the next in line! Be sure to pop by her and leave her a comment.

Here’s the list of blogs to visit:

CMN
Elin
Elizabeth
Kjersti
Kristina
Lisabeth (you are here)
>>Siv<<
Kjersti B
CMN

The deadline for the blog hop is 25th September at 9pm!

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E04, E11, (hair) 100, BV23, BV25, BV29, B05, (dress) R22, R24, R29, R89, RV04 – the background is done with R89 and E59

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Wedding Season

Don’t you juse love weddings?! So far this year I’ve been had to make a handful of wedding cards and I love doing each one. This particular card as made with the request of matching a baby card as they were celebrating both events at the same. On the right side here you can see the baby card I made and if you click on it you will be taken to the post I wrote about that card.

This one is made with my favourite wedding image, from Tiddly Inks and as usual I’ve removed the names that were added at the bottom. It’s been coloured with Copic Markers and I’ve used various embellishments from Wild Orchid Crafts, Live and Love Crafts, Martha Stewart, as well as some acrylic paint and cheese cloth.

Here is another photo from another angle:

Copics used: W1, W2, W3, W5, W7, 100, E000, E00, E04, E11, E42, E43, E44, E47, E49, E53, E55, E57, E59

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More snowmen

This year is definitely the year for snowmen christmas cards. This is my most recent make using one of Art by Mi Ran‘s adorable images. It’s been a while since I coloured any of these now, so it was definitely about time! I am sticking with the theme of reasonably simple cards for the holidays and merely used a bit of acrylic paint and frantage embossing powder to give it a more wintery feel.

We are having an advent calendar over at Copic Marker Norge and this is my inspirational card for December 10th.

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Let’s have a look from another angle as well, because… why not?

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Copics used are: (skin) E000, E00, E11, E04, (hair) BV20, BV23, BV25, BV29, (snow) C1, C3, C5, (outfits) C1, C3, C5, E42, E43, E44, E47, R22, R24, R27, R29, R89, (eyes) B91, B95, B99, (nose) E19, E93, YR16