Lotv Cupcake monkey

Time for another Lili of the Valley design team project. This time it comes bearing great news as well. Lili of the Valley will offer a few stamps as clear stamps and this cupcake monkey stamp is part of one of the two sheets of stamps! They will also be available in digital format as usual. For more information on the clear stamps visit the Lili of the Valley website. All the new digital stamps will be available here once they’ve been released on Monday.

The fun background on the card is also from Lili of the Valley and is a part of the Watercolour collection. The sentiments are from Papirdesign (the die cut) and Mathia Design (the stamped text).

Pencil coloured statement flowers

Did you see the colouring video I made back at the end of February? You can view it on YouTube here and the blog post can be found here. I used Prismacolor pencils for colouring up the Altenew Statement Flowers and now I’ve finally completed the card as well. I cut it out by hand and added some foam tape to the back of it, sprayed some black ink on a kraft card base, doodled a little in the corners and used their Hello die and enamel dots to finish off the card.

RAM Pond Play

I’m back with another card for Rachelle Anne Miller and this time I’ve used Pond Play. I’ve made a rather simple card where I’ve adjusted the sentiment that comes with to fit with my layout. I’ve coloured in most of the panel, but faded the sky into the white card stock leaving it white at the top. The image has been coloured with Copic markers and I’ve added it onto purple card base. And that’s it this time!

Merry Wishes

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and I hope you are able to spend some of the time with at least one of your loved ones in this difficult year.

Here I have used the Merry Wishes stamp set by MFT Stamps and coloured in the whole panel with my Copics. The card itself is kept simple, so I stamped a sentiment from the Christmas Cheer (MFT also) set onto the coloured panel and then die cut it with a rectangle STAX frame (MFT) before using foam tape to attach it to the purple card base (MFT as well).

The stamps have been masked together. It can be a bit fiddly, but remember that you only need to cut out the part that is used for the masking. I tend to keep used masks together with the stamp set so I can easily reuse them another time. You can always cut out the rest of the mask another time if you want to use another part of the stamp for masking.

Copics used: N3, N5, N7, N9, B0000, BG000, BV20, BV23, BV0000, BV000, BV00, BV01, BV02, R22, R24, R29, E18, T1, T3, C0, C1, C3, Y35, Y38, YR27, E71, E79, BG93, BG96, BG99

Lotv James in the forest snow

This is my second attempt at colouring in my own background. I stuck with various purples for my little forest scene. The adorable bear is by Lili of the Valley and I’m sure you’ve seen me use this stamps a few times in the past! It gets a bit of a different look with a drawn in background, though. I also added some snow to the ground as well as some falling snow. The brighter blue scarf and hat stands out nicely against the background.

The card itself is quite simple. I didn’t feel like it needed a lot added to it, so I simply used a stitched border die for the panel, a Norwegian Christmas sentiment in a dark purple and some semi-transparent sequins around it.