Barber shop Valentine

 

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Valentine’s Day. We don’t make a big deal about it but, as a cardmaker, I could hardly miss the opportunity to make a card for my other half.

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The Daily Marker challenge 26-30

And that’s the last day of the colouring challenge completed. Thirty days and I coloured something on every one – my stack of printed digi stamps is much smaller now, though of course my stack of coloured images is substantially larger šŸ™‚

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The Daily Marker challenge 21-25

Only two digistamps from the pile this time, though I do have excuses reasons for the others. I’ve had the elephant for a while, just not printed out, and that one is destined for a new baby card. The bunnies are for the February challenge from Gerda Steiner (yay! not left until the end of the month for once). And the space girl… well… I just couldn’t resist it šŸ™‚

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The Daily Marker challenge 16-20

I took a few days’ break from colouring digi stamps to finish the Autumn Scenes course from Sandy Allnock’s Art Classes; I started it last autumn but then got sidetracked after doing the first two scenes. I have a bunch of classes in my “I paid for this, I must do it” pile ā€” mostly cardmaking technique classes, some Copic classes, and a drawing one (I love colouring stamps and digis, but it would be nice to have the confidence to create my own images) ā€” and my aim is to actually finish a few of them this year.

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The Daily Marker challenge 11-15

Another five days and we’re halfway through the challenge. As well as minimising the stack of digis, I decided to use this as an opportunity to stretch myself a bit. I really enjoy colouring with my Copic markers and simple colouring can be a nice relaxing way to pass the time, but I do want to keep trying different techniques and subjects as well. So, along with colouring some cute critters, I also practised blending reds and took on a digi with so much hair it took me two days to finish.

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