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Thanks: Balloons

This card was created on 4th November; day 4 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. I don’t have a lot of full-size background stamps, but I just had to pick up these balloons from Create A Smile. For some reason my brain came up with the bright idea of colouring it and then… Continue reading Thanks: Balloons

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Sunset silhouette flowers

This card was created on 5th July: day 1 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. This design had been on my list of things to try for ages — a simple blended panel with silhouetted images over the top — but nearly all my flower stamps were outline images and I didn’t want… Continue reading Sunset silhouette flowers

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Birthday: Grumpy black cat

I love this grumpy Persian kitty. I’ve coloured him up once before — as a white cat — so this time I thought I’d challenge myself to see if I could get the necessary depth of colour for a black version without it just turning into a dark blob. How: This was not a quick… Continue reading Birthday: Grumpy black cat

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Thanks: Split bouquet

For this Copic Jumpstart homework, Sandy challenged us to get our flower stamps out. Rather than trying to create loads of dimension on each petal, I chose to go with the more pastel approach, mainly because I usually go for stronger colours and contrast and I wanted to stretch myself by doing something out of my… Continue reading Thanks: Split bouquet

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Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling

I’ve been meaning to join in with the Seven Hills Crafts monthly challenge for a while and this month I actually managed to create something… only just in time though… For a change, I left my Copic markers on the side and went back to basics with some stencilling and stamping. How: I started by… Continue reading Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling