Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies and Storybook Die | Copic | Distress Ink blending background

Hello everyone,

I wanted to share a quick and easy card using a couple of products from Pretty Pink Posh and mention that the Pretty Pink Posh is having a sale on their website for 15% off most of the products in their store.

Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies and Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Die card colored with Copic Markers and ink blending background created with Distress Inks Best Friends card.

I used the Playful Puppies stamp set for all of the images, which I used my Copic Markers to color in. The color combination I used are listed below.

Puppies: E27, E25, E23, W9, W7, W5, W2, W1, W00 and R20
Hearts: R29, R27 and R24

Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies and Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Die card colored with Copic Markers and ink blending background created with Distress Inks Best Friends card.

The background panel I created by die cutting a piece of watercolor paper and a Pretty Pink Posh Storybook #2 die and then ink blending the landscape grass and the sky.

To complete my card, I popped up the frame with foam tape and popped in the images also on foam tape for a little dimension.

Here is the detailed process video of how I created this adorable Playful Puppies card.

That’s all for me today, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies Stamp Set
Pretty Pink Posh Playful Puppies Stamp Set
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Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Die
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
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Distress Ink Pad in Twisted Citron
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Distress Ink Pad in Mowed Lawn
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Distress Ink Mini Pad inTumbled Glass
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My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals ~ Copic Colored ~ Distress Oxides Background ~ Christmas Card

Hey everyone,

This weeks’ card is inspired by MFT’s Color Challenge # 82, and the card I made using MFT’s Polar Bear Pals. Personally, I love polar bears and I think they are one of the most majestic wild animals on this earth.

My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

I started by ink blending a piece of watercolor paper using Distress Oxides Ink in Salty Ocean to create the background and die cut the panel using MFT’s Stitched Rectangle Stax’s.
The various polar bear images were stamped onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic markers. I am still learning to pair my combinations and blending but I think these images did not turn out too bad.

My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

 

Working on the snow banks, I used a piece of white glittered cardstock and die cut the banks using MFT’s Stitched Basic Edges 2. I adhered those pieces to the card base and added my images with some foam tape for dimension.

My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

All there was left to do to complete this card was stamp the sentiment and add some falling snow using 3D Puffy paint. In hindsight, I would have chosen a different sentiment and maybe even heat embossed it with white embossing powder. And my falling white snow has now taken on a bluish tint from the background. And lastly, I will be very happy to finish using up the glitter paper, as it flakes terribly. Although I am happy with the design of my card, some components not so much and will note to self for future!

The inspiration for this card is MFT’s Color Challenge # 82

That’s it for me for now, as always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information 

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The Greeting Farm American Heroes ~ One Layer Card ~ Copic Markers ~ Veterans Day card

Hey everyone,

I made a one layer veterans inspired card using two stamps set from The Greeting Farm, perfect for thanking the veterans or those still serving in honor of Veteran’s Day that we celebrated this past Saturday! This particular card was inspired by The Greeting Farm’s November Farm Fresh Challenge – 1 layer card.

The Greeting Farm American Heroes and Main Street stamp sets colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Veterans Day card.

To create a one layer card that looks 3-dimensional, it’s important to stamp the images at different levels so that it looks as if the items in the front are larger than the items in the back hence the 3-dimensional perspective. This is usually achieved by stamping images, masking the forefront images and then stamping the images behind in the background.

I am also super excited that I was able to film the process video for this card and will be posting it to my You Tube Channel for those that want to see it here!

The Greeting Farm American Heroes and Main Street stamp sets colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Veterans Day card.

I used Copic colors to color all of the images and the Copic Combinations I used are: (There is a lot!)

Army girl
Skin: E00, E11, E13 and R20
Hair: Y21, Y26 and YR24
Camouflage Outfit: E31, YG67, G94, G99 and E79

Airforce boy
Skin: E00, E11 and E13
Hair: E42, E43 and E44
Outfit: G94 and G99
Glasses: C5, C7 and C9

Flag
Red Stripes: R46 and R39
White Stripes: C1
Blue: B37 and B39 added white dots for Stars with white gel pen
Flag pole: C3 and C5

Houses
Shutters and Ownings: R27, B05 and C5 to mute the brightness
Roofs: E55 and C5
Windows: B000

Other
Sidewalk: C1, C3 and C5
Grass: YG00, YG01, YG03, YG05 and YG07
Trees: YG25, YG63, G94, E47 andE79
Clouds: B0000 and B00  

I’m very proud of the end result of this card as this is one of my first few attempts at a single layer card, especially with this much detail. This card is for a special veteran that served in the Air force during the Vietnam War, and we want him to know that we are very thankful for his service and his sacrifice for our country. As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information 

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The Greeting Farm American Heroes
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Distress Oxide Ink Salty Ocean
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Distress Oxide Ink Twisted Citron
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes~Fall Inspired~Copic Colored~Challenge entry

Hey everyone,

My kids and I have this little thing between us where every Friday afternoon (after I pick them up from school), we dance to “Hands up for the Weekend” by Eden xo and today is definitely a day to dance it up.

For my end of the week project, I made a fall inspired card using Newton’s Nook Designs stamps and am adding this card into the Newton’s Nook Inky Paws Challenge # 57.

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

To start, I stamped the pumpkins from Fall-ing for you and Newton in his wagon from Wagon of Wishes onto some Spectrum Noir Ultra smooth cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Dye ink.  I Copic colored the images and fussy cut them out.

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

Colors I used:
Pumpkins: YR65, YR68 and YR09
Wagon: R24, R27, R29 and R39
Wheels/handle: C5, C7 and C9
Newton: E55, E57 and E59

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

Next, I took a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and ink blended the background using my favorite combination for the sky and the grass. I also die cut the panel using Gina Marie Designs’ stitched scalloped rectangle die for a more polished look.

Newton’s Nook Designs Fall-ing for you and Wagon of Wishes stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink scene background handmade fall inspired card.

To put this card together, I cut a piece of bright orange cardstock and adhered it to an A2 sized card base, next I added a piece of patterned paper and added my panel with the scene background using fun foam for added dimension. I then arranged my image components and added a sentiment from Fall-ing for you stamp set to complete my card.

I really like the end result of this card and I especially love the contrast between the colors of the patterned paper and the scene panel. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information 

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Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock
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Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Distress Ink in Salty Ocean
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Distress Ink in Twisted Citron
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MFT Pure Innocence Tutu Cute~ Sketch Challenge 345~ Copic colored card

Hey everyone,

I’m back this week with an overdue post and an absolutely overdue time to myself to craft. It’s been a busy couple of weeks getting the kids back to school but they are finally starting with their regular schedule and I can get back to my craft time.

This week I wanted to start off with a card I made to participate in the MFT Sketch Challenge 345. For me, this particular sketch just begged to be made as a shaker card and I did just that (even though I’m still a bit intimidated by creating shaker cards).

MFT Pure Innocence Tutu Cute stamp colored with Copic markers and patterned paper handmade card.

To start, I stamped the My Favorite Things Pure Innocence Tutu Cute image onto a piece of Spectrum Noir cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink, since it is a Copic friendly ink.

Copic colors I used to color my image:

Skin: E50, E51, and E53
Hair: E23, E25 and E29
Tutu and shoes: RV32 and RV34
Belt: C1, C3 and C5

I then added some shimmer to her dress and shoes and thought I would be fancy and use my Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers in Pink Champagne, which changed the color of my image. That was not the intended action but it was fine. There is no starting over! 

Next, I worked on the shaker window by first taking a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and ink blending with Distress Oxide Ink in Worn Lipstick. I added a few sprays of Sheer Shimmer Spritz to activate and dabbed it with a paper towel.

MFT Pure Innocence Tutu Cute stamp colored with Copic markers and patterned paper handmade card.

Working on the top panel, I took a piece of white cardstock cut down to 4.25” x 5.5” and stamped My Favorite Things’ Star Celebration background with Altenew Rose Quartz dye ink. I cut a strip of American Crafts’ Dots & Stripes paper and adhered it to the star panel.

Taking a circle die, I cut the center out where the shaker would fit, creating the nested look for the shaker. However, this was an afterthought and there was some minor surgery to get the shaker to fit.

MFT Pure Innocence Tutu Cute stamp colored with Copic markers and patterned paper handmade card.

To put this card together, I created a background for the shaker with a cloud stencil and Distress Oxide Ink in Worn Lipstick. I know that it’s not a realistic cloud scene but blue just did not fit here. So we have pink clouds and that’s ok. I adhered the rest of the pieces onto the panel, added a sentiment and finished off the card with a few pieces of Simon Says Stamp Moonshine Confetti Mix.

I hope you enjoy this softer looking card as I don’t tend to make too many of these and as always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information 

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My Favorite Things - Pure Innocence - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Tutu Cute Strathmore - 9 x 12 Bristol Smooth Paper Pad - 20 Sheets Ranger Ink - Tim Holtz - Distress Oxides Ink Pads - Worn Lipstick Hero Arts Nesting Circle Infinity Dies Lawn Fawn Lawn Cuts Stitched Circle Frames Dies

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