Crafty Meraki Butterfly orchid

It is Tuesday again so that means it’s time for another Crafty Meraki project. The project I have made for today is actually a shaker card! I don’t tend to make many of those, but with the great Frame Worthy slimline dies I simply couldn’t help myself. I coloured up a no-line version of the Meraki butterfly and cut it out by hand. Then I used two of the frame dies and cut them to the length I wanted before filling it with sequins in colours matching the butterfly. An embossed MFT Stamps (Bitty Bears) sentiment on matching cardstock with a few enamel dots by Altenew finished it all off nicely.

Here is a photo of it laying down flat.

Copics used: BG11, BG13, BG15, BG18, BG78, RV00, RV02, RV52, RV55, RV66, RV69, N3, N5, N7, N9, G94, G99

Crafty Meraki yellow orchid

It is Tuesday and that means it’s my turn to be up on the Crafty Meraki blog. I have decided to use one of the collaboration stamps from the latest release; the orchid stamp in collaboration with Colorado Craft Company. This is one of my favourite floral stamps at the moment.

As winter is approaching quickly in my corner of the world, I decided one some bright, cheerful, summery colours. I don’t tend to use a lot of yellow, and this card is filled with it! A bit of bright pink to go with seemed perfect. I have used sentiments from Pinkfresh Studio to go with.

I decided to try something a little bit different this time and instead of stamping up the sentiment normally, I stamped the word hello in InkOn3’s fadeout ink and then I coloured it in using the same Copic markers I’d picked for the centre of the flower. It is something I haven’t tried much before, but I think it gave the text a cool gradient/ombre effect.

And here is a final photo of the card.

Copics used: Y32, Y35, Y38, YR24, RV21, RV23, RV25, RV29, E71, E74, E79, N3, N5, N7

RAM Christmas Ornaments

I decided to do something different this time for my Rachelle Anne Miller Creative Studios design team project. Instead of a card I’ve made two matching Christmas tags. I used two of the three stamps that come in the Christmas Ornament stamp set. On the back of each one I’ve stamped a Norwegian to and from stamp and they are ready to be written on and tied onto Christmas presents!

The tags are made using a die from La-La Land Crafts and the papers are Maja Design.

Here is a closer look at the snowman tag.

And here is a closer look at the koala tag.

Copics used: (snowman) B0000, BG000, C0, C1, C3, (white) C0, C1, C3, (teal) BG72, BG75, BG78, (black on koala) W5, W7, W9, (koala) T0, T1, T3, T5, E43, R81, R83, (orange) R01, R02, E07, (black on snowman) N5, N7, N9

Whimsy Autumn Swing

There is a new digital release at Whimsy Stamps again and this time I’ve used Autumn Swing. I coloured up a little scene for her rather quickly, but it gave the effect I wanted. Proper autumn colours were needed for this card and what is better than a big tree to swing from?

Copics used: BV23, BV25, BV29, E00, E02, E13, E15, E31, E35, E37, E39, E29, YG63, YG67, G21, G43, G46, R32, R35, R37, R59, YR04, YR09, YR15, Y13, Y17, N0, N3

Polkadoodles witch

It’s time for another Polkadoodles card! I used Winnie Wednesday Witch and decided to make a birthday card from it. We don’t tend to make a big deal of Halloween here, even if it’s a little bigger every year, so Halloween cards is something I don’t make many of. To have a fitting sentiment for this card, I decided to just write one up and print it. I really wanted a wicked one!

What I do enjoy though, however, is to carve pumpkins and due to various restrictions and unfortunate circumstances due to the current pandemic I ended up carving three of them this year. You can see the photos of them on my Instagram account!

Copics used: E000, E00, E02, E13, E15, R20, R22, E08, E18, E19, E49, E97, V09, V12, V15, V17, BV20, BV23, BV25, BV29, Y35, Y38, N3, N5, N7, N9, W0, W1, W3, W5, E71, E74, E77, E79