Coloring with Zig Real Brush Markers

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September is the beginning of another month-long coloring challenge by Kathy Racoosin called #thedailymarker30day challenge ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s now regular happening created by Kathy where everyone can participate by coloring anything every day. It can be a few minutes or an hour but basically doing some coloring of sort daily.

For today, I colored this bouquet flowers stamp from Wplus9. There’s so many ways to color this so I should be exploring those options too soon.

For my coloring, I bought my Zig Real Brush markers sometime ago and I’m happy being able to use them today.

I quickly made the colored flowers to a card and am happy to share them too in “Addicted to Stamps and More: Challenge #257-Make Your Mark”

I’m also entering this card to Simon Says Stamp, Monday Challenge.

Until then!

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Thanks

Hello there! Wow! Feels like forever since I posted a card project. Life’s been so busy from the time I went to vacation in November and even after returning from the trip. Add to the fact that the holidays are busier and the first quarter of the year even crazier ๐Ÿ™‚

It’s good to get back on my crafty life slowly but will sure get there eventually.

So for this card I used my favorite washi tapes for the background. I also die cut the sentiment “Thanks” from Lawn Fawn while the stamp came from My Favorite Things.

There are a lot of craft supplies that I still need to use and hopefully I’ll be showcasing them individually soon.

I’m using a card sketch from Atlantic Hearts Sketch #196.

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Also entering this card to Simon Says Stamp, Anything Goes Challenge.

And Tuesday Throwdown, TT327 Anything Goes Challenge.

Coloring with distress markers

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For this card, I used some cute house stamps from Paper Smooches. I colored them with distress markers and added some water to get this watercolor wash. I then added some frosted lace stickles to mimic some snowy scene for the holidays.

I placed the houses in a blue die cut tag with red ribbon strips behind. My sentiment is from Ali Edwards, always love the fonts on this stamp set.

I also added some sequins for more holiday sparkles.

I used a card sketch from The Paper Players: PP318.

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I’m also entering this card to Simon Says Stamp, Anything Goes challenge.

Also in Crafting by Designs: Get Ready for Christmas Challenge.

 

Holiday card

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I’m checking in quickly to share my take in Freshly Made Sketches, Sketch # 256 Challenge.

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I used stamps from My Favorite Things and the sentiment from Technique Tuesday.

I colored the kitties with promarker and fussy cut each of the colored images. I did a holiday hat from another stamp set Santa from My Favorite Things and adjust the size according to the kitties head. Some cutting and drawing to fit t the hats and I’m done ๐Ÿ™‚

I’m entering this card to Addicted to Stamps and More, Challenge #213-Holiday.

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I also added a crochet ribbon on top of the banner for some interest

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Also entering this card to Simon Says Stamp, Anything Goes.

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge #376 Color Challenge

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If you’re coming from the Cupcake Inspirations blog challenge, Welcome ๐Ÿ™‚

I’m so excited being a Surprise Sweetie ย for Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 376. I’m happy to join you all and share my take in this week’s color challenge.

First up, I colored my image from Newton’s Nook Birthday Bash stamp set with distress ink pad. I recently purchased mini distress ink as I find them great for watercoloring.

I fussy cut the colored image after filling in the colors and also added a very light purple background color in the circle die cut.

For my card base, I added some texture by embossing some circles using my circle die cuts. I also put some sequins to complement the colors I used in the stamped image.

 

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Have a great day and I hope you join us in this week’s challenge. Have fun ๐Ÿ™‚

Until then!

 

Thankful

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It seems like the weather is changing already from summer to a more friendlier temperature. I can tell as its also around this time that I get a cold ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Not really a cool thing but that will not keep me do another card today.

I used a card sketch from Pals Paper Arts, Sketch # 318.

My main image, farmer is from Paper Smooches. I colored him with promarker following some autumn colors. I used another stamp set to stamp the autumn leaves in the bigger panel and Thankful sentiment just to complement the season.

I also stamped the card base background with woodgrain background stamp from Hero Arts.

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I’m also entering this card to ย Just Keep on Creating September Challenge, Anything Goes.

Die cutting and Embossing

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Just checking in quickly to share my take in this week’s (CAS)E this Sketch #189.

I used a word die cut ‘Hugs’ from Simon Says Stamp and I embossed the yellow card base with this medallion design embossing folder. Its so easy and I finish the card while I’m on the phone with a friend. Multi- tasking you know ๐Ÿ™‚

The sketch challenge

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and the embossed details and embossing

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I’m also entering this card to PDE Linky Party: Ch #137 All Cards (Card Only this week).

 

Two ink colors & sequins

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Today I have the chance to play with a stamp set ย from Hero Arts stamp set that I have for so long now. I was looking at my stamp box and remember that I still haven’t used these flourish stamp ever. Sometimes all you have to do is look into your supplies and use whatever you have before buying new ones right? ๐Ÿ™‚

I used a very minimal supplies on this card. Two ink colors, some sequins, a diecut Hello from Mama Elephant and rectangular stitched diecut and I’m done.

My card sketch inspiration is from Sketch Saturday, Sketch #429.

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I’m entering this card to Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, Stamp It.

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Stamp It.

Also in Cuttlebug Mania, Anything Goes with die cuts.

Coloring with alcohol markers

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Today’s project uses this cute fairy stamps from The Greeting Farm. I recently received this set from my haul and need to color them quickly to make it to The Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 373. I find the colors in the photo image perfect for these fairies to use, soft yet some darker reds underneath.

I used my promarker and copic markers to color the images. These are alcohol based markers that are great to blend. I have a limited markers of this type but they serve me well in coloring small images like these stamps.

The fairies have coordinating dies but I don’t have them so I fussy cut them including the mushrooms ๐Ÿ™‚ need to do what I need to do to make them look good when I put dimensional tape to pop them up.

I used a card sketch inspiration from (CAS)E this sketch # 188. I used some fabric ribbons in the sides and also used my new wonky rectangular diecut to the white panel. ย Love how the texture stitch add interest in a plain paper.

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I’m also entering this card to Simon Says Stamp, Anything Goes Challenge

and 4 Crafty Chick # 314 challenge, Fussy Cutting.

Simple Coloring with Inktense Pencils

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I recently purchased some new stamps online and finally had the chance to use this Trouble in a Tutu stamp set from Clearly Besotted ๐Ÿ™‚ They’re so cute right? The ย set has coordinating dies but I was not able to buy those yet but will definitely get them in my next haul.

I colored the images with Inktense pencils, using only pink and black. I used a very light stroke in coloring the areas that are supposed to be dark and let the highlights be in white. This card makes me smile really.

For my sentiment I white embossed them and added some sequins from Pretty Pink Posh for some more fun.

I used a card sketch inspiration from CAS(E) this Sketch #187.

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I also used a die from Mama Elephant to emboss the borders of the card base to add details. Just enough to put some texture on a plain card base.

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I’m also entering this card to CASology Week #212, Fun.

Also in Sweet Stampin’ Challenge, No Designer Paper

and Send a smile 4 kids, Anything Goes.