Thanks: Balloons

balloons-square

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 cutting out all the blank spaces…

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Sunset silhouette flowers

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 to have to colour them in black (actually, to be completely honest, it really didn’t occur to me that I could colour them in, I just had it in mind that I needed solid stamps). Then I spotted the fresh cut flowers set and that was just perfect for this style.

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Thanks: Split bouquet

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 comfort zone.

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Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling

stamped and stencilled flowers

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.

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