YNS release blog hop

Today is blog hop day! Your Next Stamp is giving away 1 x $25 YNS Gift Certificate. To be in it to win it, you simply need to leave a comment on the blog posts. The more blogs you comment on, the more chances you have to win. Quite simple really. The blog hop starts now and ends at midnight (EST) on 10th November with the winner announced a couple of days later.

The new Your Next Stamp release is now out! It is such a great and fun release! Did you see card I showed yesterday with the cute Holiday Ponies? Well today I have another card for you. This time I used the circular wreath from the Holiday Twinkle stamp set and made a very simple card because I think the stamp is enjoy of a decoration on its own. You can find all the new products at the Your Next Stamp store. And while you’re there, you shouldn’t forget about the discount:

Anyway, let’s take a look at my card! There are so many fun elements to colour up. I really quite like both the wreaths on this set, so there might just be another card from me soon, just saying! I’ve kept it simple by adding it onto grey cardstock using foam tape for dimension and drew on a black border. The sentiment banner is cut out by hand and also put on foam tape.

Below you can find all the participants for this blog hop. Make sure you visit each of these talented ladies and leave them some love for a chance to win! And don’t forget to leave me a comment before you go.

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LotV James bear and the blue cracker

Time for another card on my blog. I am so busy making cards and colouring at the moment that there is sometimes simply not enough time to blog as well! Yesterday, for example, I made three cards and eight bookmarks. I’ll calm down in the middle of November though, so I hope to post more regularly again then, and I do have a surprise at the start of November as well.

This card is made using my favourite bear, James. I figured it was time for a blue Christmas card, but kept it simple this time. I’ve combined it with one of the new sentiments also by Lili of the Vally.

Copics used: (blue) B32, B34, B37, B39, (bear) E41, E42, E43, E44, (grey) C0, C1, C3, (ground) N0, N1, N3, N5

Space fun

I spent the weekend at Hobbykunst Norge colouring up various My Favorite Things Stamps. I got to meet some great people interested in both the colouring and the stamps and I got a few stamps coloured up to add to my already rather large pile of coloured images! One of the stamp sets I coloured up was the astronaut and space themed set. And between my colouring sessions on Saturday and Sunday I managed to make it into a card, too. I decided to go with the MFT sketch of the week so I could enter it into their challenge.

The paper is by Studio Light and the rhinestone stars are by Rayher. You can obviously find all the products at Hobbykunst.

Here is a photo of the card laying down flat as well, and a little more close up.

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E02, E13, E15, (hair) E41, E42, E43, E44, (black) N3, N5, N7, N9, (blue) B01, B04, B06, (green star) G21, G40, G94, G99, (yellow) Y31, Y35, Y38, (green planet) YG93, YG97, YG99

This card has been entered into the following challenge:

MFT Stamps – Sketch Challenge #459

Nurse, another word for hero

A co-worker recently quit to start her life as a nurse in another part of the country. I simply had to have this stamp set from MFT Stamps for her good-bye card. Colouring white on white is always a challenge, and I wanted to do it in no-lines. I tried the fade-out ink from Inkon3 again, and it’s perfect.

Copics used: (face) E000, E00, E02, E13, E15, R20, R22, (hair) E41, E42, E43, E44, (white) N0, N1, N3, (green) G21, G40, G94, (grey) N5, (ground) W0, W1, W3, W5

The way you move

Last weekend I popped by Hobbykunst, one of the card making shops near where I live. This stamp, from Stamping Bella, is one of the few things that came back home with me. I will be back there next week to hold a demonstration on how to colour with Copic Marker, primarily on My Favorite Things stamps.

Neste uke er jeg innom Hobbykunst på Karihaugen i Oslo for å ha demo med Copic Marker-fargelegging, både lørdag og søndag. Ta turen innom hvis du vil se hvordan jeg fargelegger i hovedsak My Favorite Things-stempler. Stemplet jeg har fargelagt til dette kortet finner du her.

Copics used: (skin) E000, E00, E02, E13, E15, R20, R22, (green) YG01, YG13, YG17, YG67, (pink) RV63, RV66, RV69, (hair) E08, E18, E19, E49, E97, (grey) N0, N3