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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

New Home - Mad for Markers Post

Today at Mad for Markers the Winter Blues (Bs, BVs and BGs) Challenge finishes and our new challenge will start shortly.  So I have done a combined challenge card with colours from the old and on the theme for new month...can't tell you what that is yet hehe


Copic Colours Used
House -BG11, BG13, BG18
Windows, Doors, etc - YR04, YR07, R27
Trees - YG05, YG07
Stamp/Image: Digistamp Boutique 'House 1 from the Row of Houses' Set
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Simple Stories 'Fab{u}lous' Papers
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and Printer
 Die Cuts: Fiskars border punch, Sullivan's Label punch and Carl corner punch
 Embellishments: Misc Ribbon, Prima flowers, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz

I am entering this into the following challenges
Digistamp Boutique July Challenge - Use their image on a project

All the 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
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Some Odd Girl - Nouveau Girls Fan

It's almost the final week of the Winter Blues Challenge at  Mad for Markers and as I have used BVs and BGs in the previous weeks I have dusted off my B markers for this one.

Copic Colours Used
Hair E40, E42, E43, E44
Skin and cheeks - E00, E50, E11, R11, R21
Dress, Fan and accessories - B000, B60, B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, Y32

Stamp/Image: Some Odd Girl 'Nouveau Girls - Fan'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaiser 'Tea at Elsie's' Collection
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black'
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders 'Reverse Wonky Rectangles'
 Embellishments: Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Pearls and KindyGlitz
I am entering this into the following challenges
TBA

All the 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
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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Christmas in July at Anyone for Anya?

This week at Anyone for Anya? it's Christmas in July.  Well I struggle to produce Christmas in November and December let alone on July  so not wanting to get too adventurous I came up with the  following card.


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: CC Designs 'Christmas around the world'
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Kaisercraft 'Silly Season'
 Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black and Printer
 Die Cuts:Nil
 Embellishments: Kaiser Pearls, Misc Ribbon and Misc felt toppers


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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Mushroom Fae in BGs - M4MDT post

We are into the third week of the Mad for Markers Winter Blues Challenge which is where we all need to pull out our Bs, BVs or BG copics.  This week I am using my BGs on one of my many favorite Spesch Designer stamps - Mushroom Fae.  Isn't she a little cutie?


Copic Colours Used
Hair - BG70, BG72, BG75
Skin - E00, E50, E11,
Dress, Shoes and wings - BG0000, BG10, BG11, BG13, BG15, BG18
Stamp/Image: Spesch Designer Stamps ' Mushroom Fae'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Happy Go Lucky'
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts: Die-namics 'Rolled Daisy' and 'Bracket Tab'
 Embellishments: Misc Lace, Kaiser Sparklets, and KindyGlitz

I am entering this into the following challenges
Sweetest Thing Sunday Challenge # 163 - Sketch

All the 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.  Spesch Designer Stamps can be purchased here

Happy Crafting
Sam xx

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Anyone for Anya? Sketch Challenge

This week at Anyone for Anya? is a sketch Challenge.  As I am feeling the cold I decided to get Beanie Anya out of plastic and I created this...


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Beanie Anya' and Misc birthday stamp
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye 'Gertie Papers'
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Scalloped and circle
 Embellishments: Misc Ribbon, Kaiser Gems and KindyGlitz


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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx
 
Here is the sketch
 
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Nouveau Girls - Dancer - M4M Post

It is the second week of the current challenge Winter Blues Challenge at Mad for Markers and I have pulled out my lovely BV markers and Dancer from the Some Odd Girl Nouveau Girls range.  I love this range but I must admit I've been a little scared to colour any of them in.  

So her she is...

Copic Colours Used
Hair E31, E33, E57
Skin and cheeks - E00, E50, E11, R20, BV000
Dress, Shoes and accessories - BV000, BV01, BV02, BV04

Stamp/Image: Some Odd Girl 'Nouveau Girls Dancer', Hero Arts 'It's your day' and Hero Arts 'Sunny Birthday'
Colouring: Copics as above
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: KaiserCraft Lilac Avenue Collection
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts:
 Embellishments: Prima flowers, Kaiser Sparklets, Kaiser Gems, Decorative pins and 3D Crystal Lacquer

SOG stamps and all the 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

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

M4M - Winter Blues Challenge - 1st Wk

It's the first week of the Winter Blues Challenge at   Mad for Markers.  Therefore you can use only Bs, BVs and BGs in your copic marker range.  I decided to do the same image three times each in these colours to show you the range of colours you can get although the challenge has limitations....I'll make them into bookmarks sometime!


In case you cant ready my scribble I have used the following copics
left snake - BG11, BG18, BG23
middle snake - BV00, BV02, BV25
right snake - B000, B12, B97

The image is a Dustin Pike image.

All your copic needs 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

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Sunday, July 1, 2012

An early Father's Day!

Well it's an early Father's Day card for us Aussies as our Father's Day is in September.  I just wanted to have a go with this new stamp as this week's Anyone for Anya? challenge is to use and un-used stamp!  And now that I have used it...it will be getting plenty of use as I love it!


Card Specs
Stamp/Image: The Greeting Farm 'Birthday Ian', Imprint 'Engagement' Stamp (for the word 'on'), Stampendous 'Friendly Message' (for the word 'For'), Hero Arts 'Happy Father's Day' (for the word 'Father's') and Stylish Images 'Happy Father's Day (for the word 'Day')
Colouring: Copics
Card Stock: Plain and Bazzill
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye and Echo Park
 Inks: Memento 'Tuxedo Black' and Versafine 'Onyx Black'
 Die Cuts: Spellbinders Circles
 Embellishments: MM Button


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

Happy Crafting
Sam xx