Easter: Bunny and eggs

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I’ve been so disconnected recently that I nearly missed the start of the latest Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. This is challenge number seven and I’ve taken part in all the previous ones; I haven’t always coloured every day, but it’s always been fun, not only creating, but also seeing what everyone else is doing.

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Christmas: Wobble bunny

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This card was created on 29th November; day 29 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge.

One family member has a liking for bunnies so I have been keeping my eye out for one to put on a Christmas card for her. This from Stamping Bella caught my eye; it’s not sold as a Christmas critter, but with a red stripy hat and suitable surroundings, it can soon be made appropriately festive.

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Thank you: Magician’s bunny

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Quite often I’ll be inspired by a card I’ve seen; I’ll get a flash of an idea triggered by a layout or a technique or just the way someone has used a particular stamp. But I always try to put my own interpretation on it, to use it as a springboard to something completely different. So the idea of CASEing someone else’s style is a tricky concept for me, but I wanted to give it a go, and who better to be inspired by than Kelly Latevola.

Strong colours, shadows, blue outline, emphasising black lines, outlining text in white, and much shininess… I like the result and I think I achieved what I set out to do. It’s not completely “me” (obviously), but there are definitely elements that I will adapt to my own style. All in all, an interesting experiment.

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Easter: Bunny with carrot

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Another month, another cute digi stamp from Gerda Steiner to play with.

I can’t believe that it took so long for it to dawn on me that making a whole row of small frilly-topped carrots might just be a little fiddly to colour. Or that fussy cutting several individual carrots might also be more, well… fussy. But once I had the idea for the card I wasn’t about to discard it and start again from scratch.

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