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Hero Arts June 2021 Card Kit | Repeat Stamping | Copic Coloring

Hero Arts My Monthly Hero June 2021

 

Hey crafty friends! I hope you are enjoying your day and the outlook for your weekend is fun! Here in Florida, we are enjoying some nice and sunny days, perfect for jumping in the pool.

I am really trying to be good about using the things I buy at least once. I had the stamp from the Hero Arts June 2021 card kit sitting next to me and I thought it was time to create a fun birthday card featuring the adorable little cat.  

Following A Blog Named Hero Challenge, repeat stamping, I began by creating several masks of the cat and presents from masking paper. Next, I stamped out the cat at the top, then repeated the stamping of the presents for this little kitten to play on!  

Copic Marker Combination

Cat: N7, N5, N3, N1, R22, R21
Blue: B29, B24, B32, B41
Aqua: BG49, BG13, BG11
Purple: BV08, BV13, BV02, BV00, V04 on the second blend
Pink: RV66, RV55, RV52, RV00
Gold: Y08, Y04, Y00, YR04 on the second blend

 

Hero Arts My Monthly Hero June 2021

 

For the background, I ink blended with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink around the image and Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink at the outer edges. Next, I created texture by splattering the panel with diluted white and blue acrylic paint.

Finally, to complete this card, I clear embossed the sentiment and finished the card by die cutting the panel with a stitched rectangle die.

Join in on the fun at A Blog Named Hero Challenge

Thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!


Julia Spiri Captain Cat | World Wide Open Challenge | Design Team Project

Julia Spiri Captain Cat

 

Hey crafty friends, I hope you are enjoying the weather wherever you are. I’m in sunny Florida and we are in the middle of our summer weather. Most days are sunny and hot, so a nice break in the pool is always welcomed.

This month at the World-Wide Open Design Challenge Blog, I used Captain Cat by Julia Spiri, found here.  As soon as I saw this image, I knew I wanted to create a sailing scene with this little cat at the center.

I printed the image onto a 4.25 x 5.5 piece of smooth white cardstock and used my Copic Markers. I began by coloring the waves, following a tutorial by the very talented Amy Young.

After coloring the waves, I colored the sky, sand, then colored my main image.

Copic Color Combination

Sky: Y000, Y00, YR00, R12, RV42
Water/Waves: B000, B00, BG53, BG45, BG07, White Acrylic Paint
Beach: E30, E31, E33, E35, E37 (Dot Texture)
Barrel/Treasure Chest: E44, E41, C6, C3
Gold Coins: Y11, Y15, Y28, Y26
Boat: E39, E37, E35, E33, E31
Sails: E97, E99, E31, E30
Cat: C2, C1, C0, R20, R30
Vest/Pants: B18, B06, B14
Hat: C7, C5, C3, White Gel Pen
Feather: C3, C1
Red: R39, R27

 

Julia Spiri Captain Cat

 

This card is intended for a very special person, and I choose this sentiment for this specific reason.

Please visit the links below to see what the other design team members created, and join in on the challenge. To be eligible, you have to be on any DT, unless you are part of the Julia Spiri Facebook Group. You can enter any image or any project.

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Julia Spiri Captain Cat

 

Thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Lemon Shortbread Challenge | Creative Fingers Challenge | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies | Get Creative Challenges | Crafty Animals | Corrosive Challenge Blog | Classic Design Challenge Blog |

 

MFT Stamps Hog Heaven | Copic Coloring

MFT Stamps Hog Heaven

Hey crafty friends! I’m super excited to see this stamp set recently released from the MFT Stamps’ vault. I missed this stamp set the first time it was released but I made sure not to miss it this time. Are these not the cutest little hogs?

To begin my card, I stamped the images onto smooth white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink. I colored all of the images with Copic Markers using the color combinations listed below.

Copic Marker Combination

Pigs: RV02, RV10, RV000, RV0000
Heart: RV09, RV55, RV52, RV00
Fence: E23, E57, E79, E21, E23
Grass: YG01, YG05, YG17
Flowers: RV09, RV52, RV10, N3, YG01, YG05, YG17
Flower Pot: E21, E23, E57, E79
Cupcake: N3, N1, R55, E55, E57, E53

 

MFT Stamps Hog Heaven

For the background, I first ink blended with Distress Oxide ink in Spun Sugar then stenciled the stars using Kitsch Flamingo Distress Oxide Ink. I also created some texture with white acrylic paint and pink shimmer spray.

Next, I trimmed the background panel using a stitched rectangle die and adhered the panel to a green polka dot patterned paper.  And finally, I stamped the sentiment and adhered the images using either glue dots or liquid adhesive.

 

MFT Stamps Hog Heaven

As always thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge | Through the Craftroom Door | Lemon Shortbread Challenge | A Gem of A Challenge | Creatalicious Challenge |

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!


LeAnn’s World 101 Candycane | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

LeAnn's World 101 Candycane

Good morning crafty friends and happy Fourth of July to those the are in the US!  Today we celebrate Christmas in July over at the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. For my holiday-inspired project, I created a wintery scene featuring Candycane image by LeAnn’s World 101, found here.

I printed my image to fit a standard A2 size panel and set it in the foreground. Next, I created the background using Copic Markers. Whenever I create a card with this much detail, I typically work on the background first. This way, if I don’t like the background, I have not spent any time coloring the main image.

Copic Color Combination

Sky: B91, B00, BG000, BG0000
Mountain: E70, E000, E0000, B60, BG0000, B000, B0000
Trees: G82, G94, G99, BG99
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20, R30
Hair: E29, E27, E25, E23, E21
Outfit: RV17, RV55, RV52, RV00
Black: C7, C5, C3
White: C3, C1, C00
Holly Leaves and Berries: YG17, YG06, YG00, R39, R27
Ground Snow: B00, B000, B0000
White Gel Pen for snow

LeAnn's World 101 Candycane

 

I stamped the large scripty sentiment and used a white gel pen to add falling snow across the entire card front.

To complete my card, I trimmed the panel using a stitched rectangle die slightly smaller than A2 size card. I added a pink mat to a side folding card base then added my main panel with liquid adhesive.

I hope you’ll stop by the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog and celebrate Christmas in July with us. Don’t forget to check out the other design team members and enter for your chance to win one of two prizes from our two fabulous sponsors.

 

For all of the details, visit The Lil Patch of Crafty Friend blog. Stop by our amazing sponsors at the links below for more inspiration.

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Thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

LeAnn's World 101 Candycane

 

 

This card is entered in the following challenges

 

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Polkadoodles Craft Challenge | Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge | Crafty Catz | Through the Craft Room Door | Colour Crazy Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge | A Gem of a Challenge | Creatalicious Challenge | The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge Blog | LeAnn’s World 101 |

Gerda Steiner Designs Catch A Wave | Copic Coloring

Gerda Steiner Designs Catch a Wave

 

Hey crafty friends! It is officially summer, and this little duck is celebrating in a big wavy way. In my part of the world, summer is pretty hot and we do spend a lot of time in the water. Although we don’t spend as much time at the ocean as this little ducky, we do hit the pool on most days.

For this beach-themed card, I used the little ducky from Gerda Steiner Designs’ Catch a Wave. I stamped all of the images onto white smooth cardstock and colored the images with Copic Markers.

Copic Color Combinations

Ducky: Y08, Y04, Y00 on the second blend I added YR04
Beak / Feet: YR18, YR04
Pink: RV17, RV55, RV52
Purple: V06, V04, V000
Blue: B29, B24, B32
Teal: BG05, BG01, BG000
Glasses: N7, N5, N3
Beach: E21, E23, E25
Shells: E43, E42, E40

 

Gerda Steiner Designs Catch a Wave

 

I used several dies to create the beach scene. First, I ink blended a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock with Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, and Wild Honey Distress Oxide inks. Next, I created the splatters with acrylic paint. And finally, I die cut the panel using an Avery Elle Ellements die.

For the bottom of the scene, I ink blended the ocean waves with Blueprint Sketch, the sand with Antique Linen, and die cut both of the pieces with Kinetic Straight Waves Die Set by Whimsy Stamps.

 

Gerda Steiner Designs Catch a Wave

 

To finish my card, I added a white heat embossed sentiment and arranged my images and die-cut elements using foam adhesive or liquid adhesive.

This little ducky sure has the right idea to start off the summer! As always, thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Gerda Steiner Designs 

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge | Colour Crazy Challenge | A Gem of A Challenge | Di’s Digi Designs Challenge | Creative Fingers Challenge Blog | Word Art Wednesday | Creative Moments Challenge |

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!


 

MFT Stamps We Beelong | Copic Coloring

MFT Stamps We Beelong

 

Hi crafty friends! Aren’t these bears adorable??? Well, if you ask me, ALL bears are adorable. I am a teddy bear collector and my love of teddy bears comes out of my childhood love for the teddy bear.

For this card, I used a recently released We Beelong stamp set by MFT Stamps. I began the card by stamping all of the images using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock.

Copic Marker Combination

Bears: E44, E43, E42, E41, R30
Water: BG45, BG53, BG01, BG000
Flowers: RV19, RV02, Y17
Grass: YG17, YG05, YG01
Bee: Y17, Y15, Y11, W9, W5, W3, BG02, BG000

 

MFT Stamps We Beelong

 

For the background, I ink blended two hillside die cuts and the sky. Next, I added some hearts with a heart stencil then added interest with blue ink splatters.

Using a sweet sentiment from the stamp set, I white heat embossed it onto a piece of black cardstock before trimming it with a sentiment strip. Lastly, I added all of the elements to the front of my card panel using foam adhesive, liquid glue, or glue dots.

 

MFT Stamps We Beelong

I was inspired by the MFT Color Challenge to create this card following the color combination below.

As always thank you so much for stopping by until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge | Through the Craft Room Door | Lemon Shortbread Challenge | Di’s Digi Design Challenge | Word Art Wednesday | Creatalicious Challenge | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies | Daisy Chain Challenges | Crafty Animals Challenge | Cutie Pie Challenge | Cute Card Thursday Challenge |

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!

 


 

Julia Spiri The Little Ladybug | World Wide Open Challenge | Design Team Project

Julia Spiri The Little Ladybug

 

Hey crafty friends! Welcome to the World-Wide Open Design Challenge Blog for the month of June. If you are wondering how it could be June already, then you are not alone! It seems that one blink and we are past another month.

For this challenge, I used The Little Ladybug by Julia Spiri, and created a fun Summer scene card. Just in case I didn’t mention it before, but scene cards are my most favorite card design to create.

I printed the image onto a 4.25 x 5.5 piece of smooth white cardstock and used my Copic Markers. I began by coloring in the sky a nice sunset shade. After coloring the bottom part of the scene, I decided that I did not like the sky. Since I added yellow, I had to think of a way to creatively cover it without creating a bigger mess.

I added the cliffs in and that took care of half the problem but the center portion of the card was still a bit of a dilemma. I thought that my trusty Distress Oxide inks would solve the problem and Salty Ocean did the trick. 

Copic Color Combination

Water: B000, B00, B12, B14, BG11
Grass: YG03, YG17, YG67
Sand: E21
Cliffs: E70, E71, E74
Leaf: YG17, YG05, YG03, YG00
Pink: RV17. RV55, RV52″
Yellow: Y38, Y18, Y04
Black: N5, N3, N1
Hair: E21, E23, E25, E27
Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, R20

To complete my scene, I added clouds by using diluted white acrylic paint and a stiff stenciling brush. Since my card was printed to an A2-sized panel, I simply trimmed the panel with a rectangle-stitched die and added the sentiment.

We would love for you to join us and enter in the World-Wide Open Design Team Challenge this month. Don’t forget, you must be part of a design team to participate unless you are part of the Julia Spiri Facebook Group.

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Julia Spiri The Little Ladybug

 

As always thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Crafts Galore Encore Challenge | LeAnn’s World 101 | Get Creative Challenges | Craft Rocket Challenge | Corrosive Challenge Blog | Classic Design Challenge | Crafty Creations | Sweet Stampers Challenge | A Perfect Time to Craft Challenge | Kat Scrappiness Challenge |

MFT Stamps Lovable Leopards | Copic Coloring

MFT Stamps Lovable Leopard

 

Hey crafty friends! It has been such a busy week that I absolutely needed some downtime and what better way to relax than to create a fun card. Normally, I find coloring to be my solace and these guys are just the cutest image.

Unfortunately, this stamp set is discontinued but there are a ton of other stamps similar to this one by MFT Stamps.

I started my card by creating the background first. Using MFT Stamps’ Mini Cloud Edges stencil, I created a fun cloudy sky with Distress Oxide Ink in Mermaid Lagoon. Next, I stamped and colored my images using Copic Markers.

Copic Marker Combination

Leopards: YR18, YR14, Y35, Y23, YR30
Nose/Snout: YR24, Y23, YR30
Brown: E29, E27, E25
Green: YG17, YG05, YG03, YG01

 

MFT Stamps Lovable Leopard

 

After coloring all of the images, I used the coordinating dies and set the images aside to continue creating the background.

I ink blended the grassy hill using Mowed Lawn Distress Oxide ink then added a little Lucky Clover to create some depth. For the last element on my scene card, I die-cut yellow cardstock and added Wild Honey and Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide for dimension.

After coloring and ink blending, I began building my scene card by adding the image and die cuts with foam adhesive or liquid glue.

And finally, I heat embossed the sentiment onto a piece of black cardstock and trimmed it with a banner sentiment strip.

I hope you enjoyed my card as much as I enjoyed making it. As a bonus, I have the perfect recipients for this card in mind. I want them to know that even though we have not seen each other for a while, I hold them very dear in my heart.

 

MFT Stamps Lovable Leopard Pin

 

This card was inspired by the MFT Stamps Sketch Challenge to create this fun friendship card. 

 

That’s all for me today, as always thank you so much for stopping by until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog | Polkadoodles Digi Choosday Challenge | Through the Craft Room Door | Colour Crazy Challenge | Word Art Wednesday |

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!


Ching Chou-Kuik Lil Bookworm Fairy | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | Design Team Project

Ching-Chou-Kuik-Lil-Book-Worm

 

Good morning crafty friends! It’s time for a new challenge on the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. This month’s sponsor is Ching-Chou-Kuik with her stunning and whimsy images and as always, our challenge is Anything Goes.

I used the Lil Bookworm Fairy to create a scene card, which happens to be my favorite design. After printing my image onto Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock, I drew in the details with a pencil. Next, I created several masks and covered my images to ink blend the background.

Using Distress Ink in Blueprint Sketch, I inked up the bottom of my scene card and added Wilted Violet towards the top.

After removing the masks, I colored in the rest of the card using my Copic Markers.

Copic Color Combination

Skin:  E0000, E000, E00, E21, E11
Hair: E21, E23, E25, E25, E27, E29
Fairy Eyes: B01
Fairy Wings/Outfit: RV17, RV55, RV52
Trees: E79, E77, E74, E71
Leaves: YG17, YG03, YG01
Hill: YG17, YG05, YG00
Rocks: N7, N5, N3
Book pages: E44, E43, E41
Book Covers: V06, V01, BG15, BG10, V09, V04, BG49, BG45
Cat: N3, N1, N0
Flowers: RV17, RV55, YG05

Ching-Chou-Kuik-Lil-Book-Worm

 

Since my card was printed to an A2-sized card panel, I used a large stitched rectangle die to die cut the panel, then added my sentiment by white heat embossing it onto a piece of black cardstock.

I hope you’ll stop by the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog to check out the other design team members and enter for your chance to win.

Visit our sponsor, Ching Chou-Kuik at the links below for more inspirations featuring all of the stunning images.

Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/gjzcck

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chingchoukuikdigitalstamps/?ref=br_rs

They also run a Facebook challenge in their group

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chingchoukuik/

 

Thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges

Polkadoodles Craft Challenge | Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge | Cute Card Thursday Challenge | Through the Craft Room Door | Colour Crazy Craft Challenge | Word Art Wednesday Challenge | Crafty Catz Challenge 

 

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. To find out how affiliate links work and the companies I support, please check out my  Affiliate Disclosure/Shopping Sites. 

 


Newton’s Nook Designs Newton Dreams of Paris | Copic Coloring

Newton's Nook Designs Newton Dreams of Paris

 

Hey crafty friends! It has been a dream of mine to one day travel to Paris since I was in my early teens. I don’t know what happened, but I blinked and time flew by. I can still dream along with Newton’s Dreams of Paris stamp set by Newton’s Nook.

One of my favorite card designs is to create scenes and I thought this was a perfect stamp to create a French countryside scene with Newton and of course the Eiffel Tower. I began the card by stamping all of the images onto smooth white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink. Then I colored the images with Copic Markers using the color combinations listed below.

Copic Marker Combination

Black Cat: N7, N5, N3, N1, R32, R30
Red Shirt: R29, R27, R24, N1, N0
Beige Cat: E44, E31, E53, E51, R20, R30
Black Hat: N9, N7, N5, N3
Red Scarf: R29, R27, R24
Flowers/Hot Air Balloons: BG49, BG45, BG53, V17, V15, V12, RV17, RV55, RV52, Y18, Y15, Y00
Eiffel Tower: N7, N5, N3, N1

 

Newton's Nook Designs Newton Dreams of Paris

 

After coloring all of the images and using my ScanNCut to cut those out, I set them aside to work on the background. Using Distress Oxide ink in Tumbled Glass, I lightly inked up a piece of heavy-weight smooth cardstock. Next, I created the clouds using the Cloudy Sky Stencil and Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink. I trimmed the background panel using a stitched rectangle die and set it aside to work on the grassy hills.

With Mowed Lawn and Lucky Clover Distress Oxide inks, I ink blended a couple of strips of cardstock and die-cut them using the Stitched Hillside Borders die by Lawn Fawn. And finally, I created a speech bubble for the sentiment by modifying the cloud stamp image.

At this point, I had all of the elements and began adhering the images to create a fun Parisian Countryside scene with two of the most adorable cats!

 

Newton's Nook Designs Newton Dreams of Paris

 

As always thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges 

Inky Paws Challenge 

 

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Crafty Animals | Sweet Stampers | We Love Chocolate Baroque |

 

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. When possible, I use affiliate links to link products I use or personally believe in. This means that if you make a purchase through the links I share, I will earn a small commission at no additional cost to you! This helps me to run this blog and my YouTube channel to share the cards I make. Thank you so much for your support!

 

Newton’s Nook Designs is having a large Retirement Sale featuring this stamp at https://www.newtonsnookdesigns.com/retiring-products/