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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Mad for Markers - Monochromatic

This is the final week of Monochromatic March at the Mad for Markers Challenge Blog

I found it especially challenging as I needed a colour I hadn't used already this month, I had two games of 'Draw Some' going and I glued my fingers to my phone. Lol...there are some nights where we should not be allowed near crafty stuff and last night was that night for me!!

Copic Colours
Hair - Y00, Y26, Y28
Skin - Y23, (Blender 0)
Umbrella, Coat and Boots - Y13, Y15, Y19
Skirt - Y11, Y13, Y17, Y18
Socks - Y00

Additional Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Rain Snow Shine'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket 'DeLovely'
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Prima flowers, Dew Drops and Jo-Ann Rub-Ons

I am entering this in the following challenges
The Sweetest thing Challenge 155 - See right turned on it side
TGF Farm Fresh Challenge - Spring Cleaning (I have had this stamp set for soooo long and it hadn't even been cut!!




All your copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Mad For Markers [home link]
Monday, March 26, 2012

Arrrr, me Hearties

Arrrrr it's Pirate time at Anyone for Anya? this week. I do have to apologies to me hearties as I used the same design as I have done previously but used Pirate Anya for the image due to time restraints.

Arrrr

Card Spec
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Pirate Anya'
Colouring: Copics Card Stock: Misc Plain and BazzillCardstock
Patterned Paper: Misc Pirate Map digital paper (from Etsy) and Imaginisce "B Day Bash" DP Inks: printer and Memento Tuxedo Black
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: A Cherry On Top "Ahoy Mateys" Digital Elements and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenge

TGF Farm Fresh Challenge Monday Fun Day # 26 - Anything Goes

Please check out the other DT creations at Anyone for Anya?

Happy Crafting

Sam xx



Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mad for Markers - Blog Hop Time

Good afternoon! Thanks for joining us for Mad for Markers Birthday Blog hop... we are pleased you have come along to help us celebrate 2 years at Mad for Markers !! If you came here from Alethea's blog then you are right on track ... If not please go over to the M4M Challenge blog to start the hop....:-)


Well I am entering my card into the Mad for Marker Digital Image category with Birthday Girl!
(Other challenges I'm entering listed very below)


Copic Colours
Hair - E30, E31, E33, E35, E37
Skin and cheeks - E50, E51, E11, R20
Dress - B21, B23, B34, C6
Stockings - B41, B21
Present - RV10, RV11, R83, R37
White Areas and Shoes - C0, C3, C6

Additional Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Mad for Markers ' Birthday Girl'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Hero Arts Notecards
Patterned Paper: DCVW 'Nana's Kids' Stack and Pink Petticoat
Ink: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Label 14 and Scalloped Circles
Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Misc flowers, Misc lace, TLC Rub-Ons and KindyGlitz.


There will be prizes for people who hop along .. hidden on blogs throughout the hop so make sure you leave a comment on every blog!

Now head on over to Gin's blog

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

I am entering this card into the following challenge
Scrapbook Sisters Challenge # 76 - Anything Goes
Bearly-Mine Challenge # 27 - Dots
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge # 2 - Ribbon and/or Lace

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Mad for Markers - Monochromatic

This is the third week of the Mad for Markers Monochromatic challenge and so far I have managed to keep to my commitment to use a different colour each week. Ok this week is shades of green from me...not a colour I would choose often so I took up the challenge well and truly.


Copic Colours
Hair - G40, G82, G94
Skin and cheeks - YG00, YG01, YG03
Clothes - BG82, G85

Additional Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Glimmer Bean'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Hero Arts Notecards
Patterned Paper: We R Memory Keepers 'Travel light'
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: Misc Gems, Kaiser Pearls, Misc Heart Pearls, flower beads, Misc ribbon, 3D Crystal Lacquer and Misc KindyGlitz.

I am entering this in the following challenges
Love to Create Challenge # 7 - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge # 111 - Go Green
Crazy 4 Challenges # 128 - Use some green
Sweet Stampin' Challenge- Use lots of Green
Gulou's Inimitability Challenge - Monochromatic

Glimmer Bean and all your copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here. Oh and remember to swing by on Thursday to participate in the 2 Year BIRTHDAY celebration blog-hop.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Mad For Markers [home link]
Sunday, March 18, 2012

Anyone for Anya? Sketch Challenge

It's time for another sketch challenge this week at Anyone for Anya?. I'm pretty sure I've told you before but in case you missed it ....these are my favourite sort of challenges.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Shimmer Bean'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Hero Arts Notecards
Patterned Paper: KaiserCraft Bubblegum Hills Collection
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: Misc Ribbon Baker's twine,Misc paper doily, Jo-Ann Rub-Ons and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
CMC Copic Challenge # 39 - Anything Goes

Please check out Anyone for Anya? for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Friday, March 16, 2012

Friday Sketch Challenge - 13th Challenge

It's hard to believe that we are now onto the 13th sketch at Friday Sketch Challenge...time flies when your having fun!!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: Stampin' Up 'Terrific Tulips'
Colouring: NIL
Card Stock: Misc Bazzill Cardstock
Patterned Paper: Kaiser Lilac Avenue Collection and DCWV The Garden Party Stack
Inks: ColourBox Wisteria and Lime Pastel Chalk Ink, Vivid Olive and Yellow Ink, VersaColor Canary and Heliotrope Ink
Die Cuts: Martha Stewart Boarder punch
Embellishments: TLC Rub-Ons, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Crazy 4 Challenges Challenge # 128- Use some green
Cute Card Thursday Challenge # 208 - Happy Birthday

Please check out Friday Sketch Challenge for the other DT members fabulous designs and enter this fortnight's fun!

Happy Crafting Sam xx

PS - here is the sketch by Bron!!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Mad for Markers - Monochormatic

This is the second week of the Mad for Markers Monochromatic challenge and I have to confesses that I didn't get time to turn my image into a card to creation but that doesn't mean you can see what I have done!!

I have used shades of brown to colour 'Lil Monster's Balloon' by Annabelle Stamps.

All your copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Mad For Markers [home link]

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Anyone for Anya? Inspirational Picture

This week's Anyone for Anya? Challenge is an inspirational picture challenge. Sorry about my poor photography skills...I just could not get a clear picture of it!!


Here is the inspirational picture!

Card Specs
Stamp/Image: CC Designs 'Party Lucy'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Bo Bunny 'Welcome Home' Collection and Kaiser 'Miss Nelly' Collection
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Rich Cocoa, Versa Color Sand Beige and Brown, Vivid Taupe and Brilliance Cosmic Copper
Die Cuts: NIL
Embellishments: Misc flowers, Misc Ribbon, and Misc Tag with embossed clocks

I am entering this in the following challenges
The Craft Place Challenge - Anything Goes
The Hybrid Chick Card Caravan # 14 - Green
Make it Colourful Challenge # 47 - Colour with Green
Card Makin' Mamas Challenge # 40 - Green

Please check out Anyone for Anya? for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Monochromatic Marci Ballerina

This month Mad for Markers is holding Monochromatic as the challenge. As we have just finish the R and RV challenge I gave myself the rule of using none of them for the entire month and to use a different tone each week.....to get out of my comfort zone a little! So let me introduce you to Marci Ballerina in the BG tones.


Copic Colours

Hair - E40, E41, E42, E43, E44
Skin and cheeks - E50, E51, E11, R20
Tutu and Shoes - BG10, BG11, BG13, BG15, BG18, BG23
White Areas and Shadows - C0, C3, C6
Outline - C0

Additional Card Specs
Stamp/Image: La La Land Crafts 'Marci Ballerina' and Bizzy Becs Digital tags
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Dots and Stripes Candy Shop Collection
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Label 14 and Scalloped Circles
Embellishments: Kaiser Gems, Prima flowers and KindyGlitz.

I am entering this in the following challenges
i {heart} 2 stamp sketch challenge for March - To the right


All your copics can be purchased at the Mad for Markers store and you can check out the other Design Teams work at the challenge blog here.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

Mad For Markers [home link]
Sunday, March 4, 2012

Anyone for Anya? Asian Element

This week's Anyone for Anya? Challenge is an Asian Element. I must admit I did a slight panic but since doing the once over my craft stash and rounded up a few items to use then my panic eased.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: CC Designs 'Geisha Girls'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Christina Re Designer Paper
Inks: Printer
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Label seventeen and Martha Stewart fan border punch
Embellishments: MM Metal Words, Misc Heart Pins, Misc Ribbon and KindyGlitz

I am entering this in the following challenges
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes

Please check out Anyone for Anya? for the other DT members fabulous designs.

Happy Crafting
Sam xx