Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Inky Bookworm from Bloobel Stamps

I love this little guy - this is Inky Bookworm from Bloobel Stamps. I decided to make him appear to be looking out from the card by layering him up a couple of times. It looks fabulous IRL.  I had always planned to colour him up in my favourite lime greens and then I saw my Facebook friend had done just that, with hints of teal....needless to say I LOVED the look and 'borrowed' her idea for my colouring. I brought the colours together in the layout too - not colours I'd usually mix but I gotta say I love them!
Copics Used
Worm - C10, BG49, BG34, YG05, YG01, YG00 
Book - E44, E43, E40, BG49, BG45

Monday, February 26, 2018

More Retro Fun with Simply Betty Stamps Emos

It's time for me to showcase another re-release from Simply Betty Stamps, this is Christian Cupid from the re-released Emos. I hadn't coloured him up last time he was released so it was fun to give him a go this time round. 

I really love the fresh colour palette I came up with and even though Valentine's Day is over he could be great for an engagement card.

Copics Used
Skin - E11,E04, E00, E000, R20, R11
Hair - E37, E33, E31, E08
Mouth - R29, R22
Eyes - C2, 100
Clothes - 100, C2, R29, E99, E97, Y19, Y13, B97, B95, B93, B91, B01
Wings - Y19, Y00
Halo -  E99, E97, Y19, Y13
Bow & Arrow - 100, E99, E97, Y19, Y13, R29

Friday, February 23, 2018

Wonderland Wabbit

This is Wonderland Wabbit by Sandra Caldwell and with Easter coming up I thought he would the perfect choice to start my colouring fun with Sandra's images. It also gave me the perfect excuse to use up some wacky patterned papers I had on hand LOL.

Copics Used
Rabbit - T8, T6, T4, T2
Eyes - Y18, YR09, R22, R21, R01, Y32
Hat - V09, V06, V04
Bow & Hat Ribbon - YG67, YG17, YG13, YG01 
Glasses - V04
Playing Card - E40, R89, R27 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Ice Flower by Aurora Wings

With the Winter Olympics on at the moment Mitzi from Aurora Wings was inspired to come up with this stunning skating image called Ice Flower - of course the fact that one of her DT used to skate, as did my daughter, may have helped push her in the right direction ;) . I loved colouring her up - it brought back fond memories of time spent at the ice rink. I hope you like her too

Copics Used
Skin - E11,E04, E00, E000, R20, R11
Hair - E29, E25, YR24, Y21
Costume - B37, B34, B21, V09, V06, V04
Skates -  C4, W7, W3, W2, W00, clear glitter gel pen

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Aurora Wings Challenge #64

It's time to start another fabulous challenge at Aurora Wings and this time it's a funky.......

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No automatic alt text available.I did say it was funky didn't I. This time there are not only elements you can choose but colours as well - I've never done a BINGO challenge like this one before - it was FUN!  I chose to go down the middle column using both the elements and the colours. For glitter I used some glitter cardstock and some Stardust Stickles on both the image and flowers, which is less obvious in the photo but lovely IRL. For my die cuts there is a die cut rosette, a dragonfly and leaves. The layers are obvious ;)

The image I used was the STUNNING 'Veil of Petals' and you can find her in the AW Digi Store HERE or the Etsy Store HERE

Don't forget to check out the rest of the AMAZING DT inspiration on our BLOGWe also have a very active Facebook Fan Group with additional contests, challenges and inspiration.  We hope to see you there. 

Copics Used
Skin - E11, E04, E00, E000, R20, R11
Eyes - B37, B34, B21
Lips & Eyeshadow - RV66, RV63, RV00
Hair - Y35, Y32, Y19
Flowers - Y35, Y32, Y19, RV66, RV63, RV52, RV00, B37, B34, B21
Leaves - G43, G40

Monday, February 19, 2018

Retro Release Fun with Simply Betty Stamps

It's soo exciting to see Betty has re-released some of the older collections from her store. I first used these images back in 2010, you can see my original cards below! These are from the Summer Emo collection but you can check out all of the Emos HERE. The Summer ones should be listed soon. These 2 are Surfer Christian and Summer London

Circa 2010
Circa 2010

Copics Used - New card ;)
Skin - E11, E04, E00, E000, R20, R11
Sand - Y35, Y31, YR000
Hair - C4, C2
Lips - R24, R11
Clothes - R29, R27, R24, R22, 100
iPod - R29
Hair - E51, E33, YR21
Eyes - B06, B04, B01, C2, 100
Clothes - B06, B04, B01, E99, Y18, Y06
Surfboard - C8, C4, C2, C00, Y18, Y06, B18, B06, B04, B01, R89, R29, E99, E97
Bar - E43, E42, E40
Drink - YG99, Y06, R29 

Friday, February 9, 2018

New Release from Simply Betty Stamps - Greta

Check out this fun new monster from Simply Betty Stamps - this is Greta. There are 2 other new monsters in the range too - check them out HERE.

I loved colouring her appear to be pink and fluffy and then putting her on a strong black, red and white layout - it really makes her pop while keeping her soft and feminine.

Copics Used
Greta - R85,R83, R81, RV00
Eye - B18, B16, B02
Lips - R29, R27, R24, R22
Heart - R89, R29, R27, R24, R22

Friday, February 2, 2018

New Release from Simply Betty Stamps - Bianca

Check out this fabulous new image from Simply Betty Stamps - this is Bianca. There are 2 other new hipster girls {as in they are more bootylicious} in the range too - check them out HERE.

I loved colouring this gorgeous girl up. She reminded me of all the fun years I spent at the ice rink while my daughter was figure many fabulous years. 

Copics Used
Skin - E11, E04, E00, E000, R24, R20, R11
Hair - Y26, Y21, E99, E97
Clothes - B97, B95, B93, B91, C4, C2, C00. V09, V06, V04