Paper Nest Dolls Hugs and Kisses Emma ~ Copic Colored ~ Valentine’s Day Card

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing my last Valentine’s Day inspired card for this year with the help of an adorable digi image from Paper Nest Dolls called Hugs and Kisses Emma.Paper Nest Dolls Hugs and Kisses Emma digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background Valentine’s Day handmade card.

I always print the digital images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock with a laser printer and cut the image using my ScanNCut2.

Using my Copic markers, I colored the image with the following color combination:

Skin: E000, E00, E11, E13 and R20
Hair: E29, E27, E25 and E53
Dress and socks: BG49, BG57 and BG53
Shoes: W9, W7 and W5
XO, Heart, Bows: R39, R29 and R27

Paper Nest Dolls Hugs and Kisses Emma digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background Valentine’s Day handmade card.

Working on the largest card panel, I started by cutting a piece of teal paper using the largest die from Lawn Fawn’s Stitched rectangle die set and adhered it to an A2 top folding card base. Next, I cut a piece of red embossed paper from a Recollections Valentine’s Day paper pad set just slightly smaller than the previous card panel and adhered it on top. And finally I added a hearts patterned paper cut with MFT’s Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle to a teal mat with some foam tape on slightly askew for my main focal image to sit on.

This card will end my Valentine’s Day series for 2018 and will be entered into the following challenges:   

Paper Nest Dolls February Challenge,
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #159 Add a heart,
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Simons Says – Add a die cut,   
Cardz TV Anything Goes Challenge #34

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

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Your Next Stamp Love and Smiles ~ Copic colored ~ Valentine’s Day card

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Today I’m sharing a card I made that was inspired by YNS’ Sketch and Color Challenge # 82 using the Love and Smiles stamp set perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Your Next Stamp Love and Smiles stamp set colored with Copic Markers and pattered paper backgrounds Valentine’s Day handmade card.

I started by stamping my main image with Memento Tuxedo black ink onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb cardstock and Copic colored the image.

Color combination I used:
Bunny: RV66, RV63 and V01
Balloons: R39, R29 and R27

Your Next Stamp Love and Smiles stamp set colored with Copic Markers and pattered paper backgrounds Valentine’s Day handmade card.

My card is based on the sketch design with the layers slightly altered. I used a piece of purple pattern paper from the DCWV Bright Patterns cardstock paper pad and cut it using the largest ripped rectangle die set. I adhered that piece on top of pink glitzy strip of cardstock from the DCWV Glitzy cardstock paper pad and added the main focal point of the bunny using some foam tape, the sentiment and a few glittery enamel dots to complete this card.

This was such an easy and fun card to create perfect for that last Valentine gift!

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

 

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Your Next Stamp Love and Smiles stamp set
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Gerda Steiner Designs Panda in Love~Copic Colored~Valentine’s Day handmade card

Hey everyone,

Valentine’s Day is only a little more two weeks away and I’m continuing to create some more fun and adorable Valentine’s Day cards. For this card, I used the January Challenge Image from Gerda Steiner Designs.

Gerda Steiner Designs Panda in Love digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background Valentine’s Day handmade card.

This adorable panda sitting in a pile of hearts is beyond cute and I love seeing the different designs for one image.
To start, I printed my image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock using a laser jet printer. With my ScanNCut 2, I cut the image with a slight white border and somehow lost a couple hearts in the process but it was no big deal.
I colored my image using Copic markers with the following combination:

Panda: (Black) W9, W7, W5 White W1, W2, 0, R21, R20
Hearts: R59, R39, R29 with a touch of Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Pen

Gerda Steiner Designs Panda in Love digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background Valentine’s Day handmade card.

One of my favorite color combinations to use is teal with red or pink and I had the perfect teal Valentine’s Day paper in mind. From Crate Paper Main Squeeze collection, I had a 12×12 paper called Just Love, which I die cut using Avery Elle Postage Stamp die and added my focal point image. Working on the card base, I added a piece of striped red and white paper from My Favorite Things’ Hearts & Stripes Paper pack collection to the card base. I added the focal point panel slightly skewed with some fun foam for dimension and added a sentiment using a new to me stamp line from Cardz TV called Beary Sweet. As a final touch, I adhered three hearts to finish this card.

Thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Panda in Love Digital stamp available at Gerda Steiner Designs
Cardz TV Beary Sweet stamp set available at http://cardztvstamps.blogspot.com/
My Favorite Things Hearts & Stripes 6×6 paper pad 

Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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“Sharing the Love” Valentine’s Day Blog / Video Hop

Hey everyone,

I’m participating in my first ever blog hop with a blog post and a video tutorial of the card I made using some adorable products from Lawn Fawn.

Lawn Fawn Mom + Me stamp set, Bee mine stamp set, stitched clouds backdrop, stitched clouds backdrop, big scripty words stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds Valentine’s Day handmade card.

My card was inspired by the fox family in the Mom + me stamp set and a few other products to create this not-so-traditional Valentine’s Day card.

One of my favorite cards to create is a scene card especially if it is forest related and I honestly don’t know why I gravitate toward that scene but I do.

Lawn Fawn Mom + Me stamp set, Bee mine stamp set, stitched clouds backdrop, stitched clouds backdrop, big scripty words stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds Valentine’s Day handmade card.

I’ve also created a video tutorial of this Valentine’s Day card as part of a video/blog hop called “Sharing the Love” Valentines Video / Blog hop. I hope you follow along to see some talented folks creating some Valentine’s Day projects.  

Join us as we “Share the Love” of Valentine’s Day crafting using products available at Scrapbook.com! You can start hopping anywhere on the list: We have bloggers and YouTubers teaming up for a great time. Get that snack, find a comfy spot and hop, hop, hop!!! We hope you enjoy it and show us some love by subscribing, liking and commenting on posts!

 

Cindy Lambert- https://youtu.be/bsEA4NVChcs

Blog: http://2craftylittlesisters.com/…/penny-black-cat-valentin…/

Gale Thompson- https://youtu.be/uQx8OhCjM8w

As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Lawn Fawn Stitched Cloud Backdrop - Landscape
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Kindred Stamps Polynesian Adventures, Glass Slipper Princess and Building Blocks Thank You Cards

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I hope you’re still enjoying the holiday season with your family and friends! As a preschool teacher, I am taking some much needed time to rest, relax and play in my craft room. I needed to make a ton of thank you cards since I have the most generous students and each one gave me a Christmas gift.  And since my students are 3 years old, the pop culture stamps from Kindred Stamps are perfect for them.

Kindred Stamps Polynesian Adventures, Glass Slipper Princess, and Build Blocks stamp set colored with Copic markers thank you handmade card.

I decided to use three different characters, just to mix it up a little bit. I stamped all of my images onto a piece of Neenah solar white 80 lb cardstock with Memento Tuxedo black ink and used my Scan N Cut 2 to cut all of the images with a slight border.
I have to say that I LOVE my Scan N Cut 2, it has more than paid for itself, and made this project in particular easy to complete.

Kindred Stamps Polynesian Adventures, Glass Slipper Princess, and Build Blocks stamp set colored with Copic markers thank you handmade card.

I used my Copic markers to color all of the images and the combinations are listed below.

Polynesian Adventures girl
Skin: E35 and E57
Hair: E79, E59 and E47
Top: R46 and R49
Bottom Dress: E11 and E 13 then I took Y13 and went over it to lighten it
Top layer of dress: 0, W1, W2 and Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen

Building Blocks guy
Face and Hands: Y19 and Y38
Shirt: B29 and B26
Pants: C9, C7 and C9

Glass Slipper Princess
Skin: E00, E21, E11 and R20
Hair: E50, E51, and E53
Dress, earrings, and head piece: B21, B23 and B26

Kindred Stamps Polynesian Adventures, Glass Slipper Princess, and Build Blocks stamp set colored with Copic markers thank you handmade card.

After coloring the images, which took a little time since I had 20 to color, the only thing left to do is assemble my die cut pieces onto a piece of white card stock, add some little touches of embellishments and write my thank you messages for my students.

I absolutely adore the end result of these thank you cards. I may create some more to have on hand for the next round of gifts! As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

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Gerda Steiner Love you Sew much Bunny digital stamp ~ Copic colored ~ Distress Oxide Ink background

Hey everyone,

I’ve been on a digi stamp kick lately and this card is another one I made using a digital stamp. This one is from Gerda Steiner Designs for their Monthly Progressive Challenge.

Gerda Steiner Love you Sew much Bunny digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxide ink background handmade card.

After printing my digital image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock, I colored the image using my Copic makers. For the background, I tried a technique I saw Jennifer McGuire do a few months ago by using an acrylic block with ink swiped across and adding water. Then simply turn the acrylic block over onto a piece of water color paper, leave for a few minutes and remove slowly to allow to dry.

Gerda Steiner Love you Sew much Bunny digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxide ink background handmade card.

Color combination I used:

Bunny: E33, E35 and E37
Heart: RV04 and RV09

After stamping the sentiment from a Pink and Main Somebunny stamp set using VersaFine Onyx Black ink, the only thing left to do is put all the pieces of my card together with a bit of glitter for some sparkle.

That will complete my entry for the Gerda Steiner Monthly Progressive Challenge and the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge  

 

Thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

 

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Coffee Lover’s Blog Hop ~ CDD Coffee & Donut Bear Digi Stamp ~ Copic Colored~ Christmas Card

Hey everyone,

One of my favorite blog hops to participate in is Coffee Loving Cardmakers Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. It is a huge blog hop of thousands of card makers/crafters from every corner of the world, designing projects around coffee and the seasons.
It’s great to see soooo many projects because not only is it pleasing to the eye but every season I learn something new! Here is my take on the Winter’s Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

Craftin Desert Divas Coffee & Donut Bear Digi image colored with Copic Markers and pattered paper background handmade Christmas card.

I used Craftin’ Desert Diva’s Coffee & Donut Bear digi image which I colored with Copic Markers. The color combinations I used:

Bear: E21, E23, E25, E27 and W9
Cup: E74, E79, E21, E23, C1, 0, R29 and R39
Scarf: R29 and R39
Sweater: YG03, YG05 and YG07
Ears/Snout: E51, E53 and E55
Donut: E51, E53, W1, W2 and R39

Craftin Desert Divas Coffee & Donut Bear Digi image colored with Copic Markers and pattered paper background handmade Christmas card.

To put the card together, I used several Craftin Desert Diva’s Dies and various paper collections from my stash. I made a process video of how I created this card that I am entering into the Winter’s Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and Craftin’ Desert Diva’s Monthly Mood Board Challenge

As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

 

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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!

 

 

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Your Next Stamp Holiday Buddies ~ Copic Colored ~ Christmas Card

Hey everyone,

I still have so many Christmas cards to make and so little time left before I have to send them out. This week I made another Christmas card using very traditional Christmas colors to play along with YNS Sketch and Color challenge # 78.  

Your Next Stamp Holiday Buddies colored with Copic Markers and Christmas patterned paper background handmade Christmas card.

I chose to create a card based on the sketch this week and use some very Christmas-y patterned papers for the card base, which I layered according to the sketch. For the focal layer, I used a stitched oval die to cut a piece of white cardstock and add my components on top.

The image of the dog is from Your Next Stamps’ Holiday buddies, at least I think it’s a dog but it could be a sheep, although he is one funky colored sheep if he is a sheep. The layer of trees is cut using Your Next Stamps’ Evergreen tree border die and sparkle green cardstock.

I colored the “dog” using Copic Markers with the following color combinations:

Bird: W5, W7, YR12 and YR15
Bird’s hat: YG03, YG05, R29 and R39
Dog: E11, E13 and E25
   belly: 0, C1
Dog’s hat: R29, R39, 0 and C1

Your Next Stamp Holiday Buddies colored with Copic Markers and Christmas patterned paper background handmade Christmas card.

 

I adhered all of the components to an A2 sized card base and added my sentiment from the stamp set using a tinsel embossing powder in red. And that will complete another Christmas card!!! YAY!!!

With this card, I am also participating in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Anything goes!

 

 

And the Your Next Stamp Sketch and Color Challenge # 78

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

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Newton’s Nook Designs Christmas Delivery ~ Copic Markers ~ Distress Ink Background ~ Christmas Card

Hey everyone,

I have been falling a little bit behind my Christmas card making since I had a week off of work (preschool teacher) and my kiddos were home for the Thanksgiving break. But I was able to make one adorable card using a Newton’s Nook Designs’ stamp inspired by the Inky Paws challenge #60

Newton’s Nook Designs Christmas Delivery stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

First, I stamped all of the images onto a piece of Neenah Solar white 80 lb. cardstock using Memento Tuxedo black dye ink. Next, I used my ScanNCut 2 to cut out all of the images. I am still learning how to properly calibrate my machine so that it cuts an either even white border around the image or right on the stamped line of the image. And last, I used my Copic Markers to color all of the images with the following combinations:

Sled: Y35, Y38 and E55 and E44, E47, and E79
Newton (Cat): C3, C5 and R20
Dog: 0, C1, C3
Christmas Hat: 0, C1, R29 and R59
Presents: R29 and R39, YG13 and YG6, B2 and B5
Trees: G05 and G28

Newton’s Nook Designs Christmas Delivery stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

To create the background, I used a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and did some ink blending using Distress inks in chipped sapphire and peacock feathers, which are my favorite color combination to create a nighttime sky. Using MFT’s Snowfall stencil and Nuvo glimmer paste, I added some glittered snow to mimic the falling snow on the background panel.
To complete this card, I added the black frame around the edge of the card, the sentiment embossed with a silver embossing powder and a silver bottom layer for a little sparkle. As a final touch I took a Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter brush pen and bedazzled all of the components of my card. It’s a Christmas card and it HAS to sparkle. And that will complete another Christmas card for this year, 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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