Book fairy

I was asked to make a confirmation card for a girly girl who likes books, cats and plays the piano. This stamp from Ching-Chou Kuik was the first one that came to mind and I think it’s pretty perfect. It’s a bit fiddly to colour up all the details, but I think it went alright.

For decorations I’ve used dies from La-La Land Crafts, Papirdesign and a Martha Steward puncher together with an old book page, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and Live and Love Crafts as well as my favourite lace, a darker semi-transparent ribbon and a metal note charm hanging on twine. The papers are from Maja Design.

Birthday hedgehogs

It is time for a new challenge over at Copic Marker Norge and this time it’s lasting two months with the optional theme of animals. No option for us DT though, so animals it is. I decided to go with the super cute hedgehogs from MFT Stamps. Being unable to come up with any clever layout fast I decided to just use the current challenge sketch at MFT Stamps. I think it worked pretty well!

The stamps and dies are from MFT Stamps, too.

Copics used: E70, E71, E74, E77, E79, V91, V93, V95, R20, R22, YG61, YG63, YG67

This card has been entered into the following challenge:

MFT Stamps – Sketch 441

Wee Sweety

I had card on order recently that was quite specific in its request. It was to be pale blue, using a specific stamp and loads of embellishments, ideally loads of butterflies. The stamp is by Wee Stamps/Whimsy Stamps.

I’ve used dies from Joy Craft, MFT Stamps, Precious Marieke, La-La Land Crafts and Rayher. The stamp I’ve used on the edge of the coloured image is by Joy Craft as well and the leaves are made with a Martha Stewart puncher. The papers are by Maja Design and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and Live and Love Crafts.

Copics used: (skin) E00, E02, E13, E15, (hair) N5, N7, N9, (blue) B000, B91, B93, B95, B97, (orange) YR07, YR23, (grey) B20, B23

LotV bunny on rocking horse

I had a request for a couple of baby cards recently so of course I had to use Lili of the Valley images for them! They have such a wide range of brilliant baby stamps and they’ve been my favourite long before I got on the DT! I was asked to avoid the traditional girly pinks so I actually decided to give orange a go for a baby card. I think it worked really well and despite my dislike for orange I quite like this. I guess orange is growing on me!

I’ve used various Maja Design papers, my favourite lace and a Make it Crafty chipboard.

Copics used: W0, W1, W3, W5, YG13, YG67, YR07, YR20, YR21, YR23, E41, E42, E43, N0, N1, N3

Sympathy Angel

There hasn’t been a whole lot of non-DT cards here lately, so I figure it’s time to post up a few more of those. Today I’m showing you a sympathy card I made on order. It is not often I make this kind of card as a layered card. I gave myself the challenge of colouring up in very pale shades which is rather unusual for me, but I felt this kind of card needed a soft feeling to it.

The stamp is Young Angel by Aurora Wings and the papers are various ones by Maja Design. I’ve used dies from Memory Box and La-La Land Crafts, and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Here is another photo of the card.

Copics used:(pink) RV00, RV52, RV55, RV66, (green) YG61, YG63, (grey/white) W1, W3, W5, (skin) E000, E00, E02, E13, E15, (hair) E31, E34, E37, Y000