Saturday, June 18, 2022

Bad Alice from Mo Manning


This little cutie is Bad Alice from Mo Manning. I just love the look on her face and the sad posture of the White Rabbit - I'm sure they're just making friends!!!!

I've printed her onto some layered up digital papers and added her "The End" sentiment onto it too. I couloured her up with Copics, using almost traditional colours - the black details just seemed to suit this version of her. I then popped her on a card base with some flowers. 

Hope you like her as much as I do

Friday, June 17, 2022

George's Coffee from Twistoon Stamps


What can I say - I love Lisa's (Twistoon) gnomes and I love a good cup of coffee - not sure if I would quite go to the same extent as George though - but there have been days........

This is George Coffee Ploof Gnome and I have had him sitting on my desk to colour up for ages so today was the day! I decided to make a tag, then the tag became the centerpiece for a card - LOL. I love creating on the go - I never know WHAT I'll end up with!

Until Next Time - Happy Crafting

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Mae from Mo Manning


This little cutie is Mae and she's one of the newer images from Mo Manning. She reminds me of my great niece Paige - all cheeky little girl with lots of tomboy thrown in. I decided to colour her up in pinks and added some free-form roses to her white pants. If she's anything like Paige those pants won't be white for long though!

The sentiment is what inspired this image and it HAD to feature in my card. Add a little spider with pink eyes and a digi paper background and this all came together quickly.

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Mo Manning's Dwarf 6


When my hubby asked me to make a card for his mate's 60th birthday for some reason I thought of this guy, it may or may not be because the guys do love to share a brew while telling stories from the golf course. This is Mo Manning's Dwarf 6.

I decided to create a cheeky background sentiment along the lines of the "glass half full" expression. I then used a brick stencil and some texture paste to give the image a spot to sit on the card. A label making sure everyone knows the birthday boy is turning 60 was the finishing touch.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Peek-a-Boo Lulu from Twistoon Stamps


This is Peek-a-Boo Lulu from Twistoon Stamps. I've had her printed off for a while now so it was time to colour her up and pop her on a card. I do love Lisa's quirky images and I often think seeing them just as black and white line drawings don't do them any justice! You can find her instore HERE.

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Duke from Mo Manning


Meet Duke (aka my dog Pepper - see left). I just knew I had to colour up this little guy when I saw him. I had to use the "no lines" technique so that I could soften the lines to create the colour placement I needed as Pepper's tummy only has a touch of white. Those big brown eyes of hers just melt my heart.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Arthur Sneeze from Twistoon


Recently I made a digi suggestion over at Twistoon Stamps and within a few days Lisa had come up with this cutie for me. My recent bout with a nasty cold and Covid was the reason for my suggestion - after all you've got to get something positive out of it ;) This is Arthur Sneeze and you can find him HERE. He makes a great Get Well card.

I layered him over a couple of digi papers and added some snow drifts - after all we in the Southern Hemisphere are heading into the cooler months. 

I do have a plan for this little guy on something 3D - just have to work out the logistics as I'm not sure Copic colouring will work. Watch this space......

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Maggie Stop Sign from Twistoon


I loved using Maggie Stop Sign as she would work with so many different sentiments - she'd also be good trying to keep George from speeding around in his walnut car

I added the "Wait ...What?" sentiment to the sign and figured this would be a great for a "you're HOW old?" card, or a belated birthday card, or all sorts of other options. I hope you like it.

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Wrinkles


There's something so loveable about this guy and the obvious way he finds joy in the little things. And I have to say that as I get older I find the sentiment very apt too ;). Being so tall and skinny he's a perfect image to use on a slimline card.

This is Wrinkles from Mo Manning. I paper pieced his plaid flannel shirt - or "flannie" as we call it here in Australia. I nearly always add shading when I paper piece parts of an image, it both adds to the overall look as well as tying into the coloured areas. 

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Jerry from Mo Manning and some news


Woohooo I'm sooo excited. I'm back playing on Mo Manning's Dream Team after a break of a few years. I've always loved Mo's gorgeous images so was rapt to be back playing. I thought this little guy was the perfect image to kick off my DT posts as he looks like he's celebrating with me. This is Jerry and you can find him HERE.

I do apologise for not taking note of the Copic colours I used - I retired at the end of June 2021 and this year I headed back to work full time to cover shortfalls in staff that Covid is creating. Once I "re-retire" I'll work harder at keeping track of my colour blends for you.

Until next time...
Happy Crafting

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