Autumnal

Time for another one I have coloured myself. An autumn one. We are mid-autumn here at the moment and it is so pretty and colourful outside. I think I have to go for a walk just to take photos of it one day next week. But yes, anyway, card.

The image I have coloured is an Elisabeth Bell one from the colouring pads at The Hobby House. I coloured it in with copics. I have used plain stock card for the corners and the brown paper is by Tim Holtz, and I don’t remember where the purple one is from. The flowers and ribbon are by Wild Orchid Crafts and the sentiment is by Kort og Godt. I have also used various dies and punches: Dienamics, Martha Stewart and QuicKutz. Ok, it’s not quite that untidy and hard to find things, but you get the gist, haha. The jeweled butterfly is purchased at a local shop.

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This card has been entered into the following challenges:

Copic Marker Norge – HΓΈst
Allsorts – Autumn

Berry fairy

I think it is time for another card where I’ve coloured the image in myself! This one is made with an image by Sylvia Zet and Wee Stamps. I have coloured it in with copics. For once I opted for a rectangular card, I don’t seem to do that many of those… I used lots of dies for a change, spellbinders, magnolia and I wish I could remember what the swirly one is called… if anybody is wondering, just pop the question in a comment and I’ll find out! The ribbon is by The Hobby House, the punchers by Martha Stewart, the sentiment stamp by Lili of the Valley. The various flowers, pearls and doily are purchased at Wild Orchid Crafts.

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This card has been entered into the following challenge:

Tuesday Throwdown – Opposites Attract (green and pink/red)
Card and scrap – Brug dies

Mermaid and turtle

I went through the photos I’ve taken of the cards made over this summer and realised I have made quite a few more than I had thought. This means I am miles behind posting them here on the blog, so it’s about time I upped the frequency on putting them up. The recent two-week gap in posting them was due to a holiday, and I hadn’t scheduled any. However, back to work and back to blogging this week.

This first one is inspired by summer. I have used a pre-coloured topper by The Hobby House, a Sylvia Zet image. I distress inked the image around the edge and made an easel card out of it. The flowers, ribbon and bow are all by Wild Orchid Crafts. The sea shells were bought in a shop called Black Design and the leaves were made with a Martha Stewart puncher.

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Huggybug

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Click the image to see the original post for this card.

It’s been a while since I posted anything again. Work still takes up quite a lot of time, but lately I have spent a lot more time on crafting as well. Soon I will get more added here as well. I must have made about 30 cards so far this month. It’s a bit therapeutic and it’s nice to be properly back into it.

This card was made on request by a co-worker. She picked a card I’ve posted on the blog previously and said she wanted something similar, but slightly bigger and purple was a must. You can see the card she picked out on the right here. This is what I came up with.

I have used a pre-coloured topper fromThe Hobby House. The purple paper is Papermania. There are a lot of Wild Orchid Crafts products used as well: all the flowers, the purple ribbon and bow, and the heart shaped doily. The lace is purchased at Bikuben, and the punchers are by Martha Stewart.

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Final Hobby House DT post: toe dipping.

This is my final post as a member of the Hobby House DT. I have stepped down due to various reasons. It has been a fun and challenging half a year, trying to get my creations done between various holidays and much more work than I had predicted when I accepted.

My final DT card is featuring one of their new products: the Art Books. They are small colouring books with various darling images to colour. The one I used here is in one of the Elisabeth Bell art books. I used copics to colour this one in and it has helped motivate me into spending more time colouring again. In fact, I believe this is only the second card I’ve added here this year with my own colouring! There are many more to come though, that’s for certain!

Other Hobby House products used on this card are the pearls, buttons, roses and ribbon. The butterfly border is from a Tim Holtz die, and the stand alone butterfly and leaves are made with a Martha Stewart puncher.

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All that remains to be said now is:

Thank you for the opportunity to work alongside such talented people and allowing me a spot on a fab team using great products! There will of course be more cards with Hobby House products in the future, but not DT related posts.