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I love to stamp and color images with Copic markers and make cards.  I am also a health and fitness nut and love to coach others into a healthier lifestyle. 

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Kraftin Kimmie Challenge #3

Unconventional Colors

This is my final entry into the 5 Kraftin Kimmie challenges for their new release of stamps this past weekend!! Wow!! I did it!!  I loved coloring this image and I love coloring hair that is NOT conventional!

Milk and Coffee

Image: Milk and Coffee

Copics Used:

Hair: RV17, RV14, RV13, RV11, RV10
Skin: E04, E21, E11, E00, E000, R22
Dress, Shoes, and Hat: BG18, BG15, BG13, Y21, Y15, Y13, Y11
Butterfly: B02 B00, B000
Heart: R24, R22, R20
Grounding: C1, C3


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Kraftin Kimmie Challenge #5

Using Two or More Stamps

I am almost done with the 5 challenges... Wow!! This one is using two or more stamps on the same card.  I used 3, IF the sentiment counts.  The image is from Tiddly Inks stamps!  



Image: Tiddly Inks

The Two stamps used were the Frog and the Butterfly and Sentiment if it counts!

Copics Used:

Frog: YG09, YG06, YG03, YG00
Freckles: E25
Crown: YR24, YR23, YR21, Stickles for shine
Ground: E25, E23
Grass: YG13, YG11
Butterfly: BV04, BV02, BV00




Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Kraftin Kimmie Challenge #2
Paper Piece Cutting

Entering another challenge at Kraftin Kimmie!! Wow!  I am slowly getting them, but getting them in!! :)  

I loved using this image from Julie Nutting stamps.  They are perfect for cutting paper and piecing it together.  Its like working with paper dolls.


Image:
Julie Nutting

Copics Used:

Hair: E50, E31, E25, E29
Skin: E11, E00, E000, R22
Shoes and Balloon: R59, R39, E04, 0
Ground: N0, N2


Kraftin Kimmie Challenge #4
All Things Shimmery!

Well, I just love working on this card!!  Loved coloring her hair and her gorgeous big eyes!!  I made her very classy with my favorite colors together: Red and Black.  

I am entering this beauty into the Kraftin Kimmie Challlente #4.  I sued as much bling as I could! :)  Her jewlery has bling (I used Ranger Stickles), around the frame where you see the stones and also the black flowers and the black paper.  I hope that's enough bling for the challenge.


Image:
Simply Betty Stamps

Copics Used:

Hair: E50, E31, E29, E25
Skin: E04, E21, E11, E00, E000, R22
Eyes: C1, C3, C5
Lips: R24, R22
Dress: R39, R29, R24, R22
Earing: R22 and Stickles

Jewels on frame: R24, R22 and Ranger Stickles glitter

Flower Dies: Tim Holtz
Leaves: Sizzix
Oval Die: My Favorite Things



Monday, June 23, 2014

Krafting Kimmie Challenge #1

Fussy Cutting 

For this challenge, I fussy cut the mermaid and the sea shells on the sand.  I added some glitter so that the colors wouldn't look so flat.  Don't know if you can tell.  


Image: Alicia Bel Benet

Copics Used:

Hair: E18, E17, E15, E13, E11
Skin: E53, E51, E50, R20
Lips: R24, R22
Eyes: YG17, YG15, YG11
Tail and breat cover: BV01, BV02, BV04, B00, B02

Sentiment: My Favorite Things
Lighthouse, Birds, Shells Stamp: InkaDinkaDo
Clouds: Memory Box

Friday, June 20, 2014

Its a Mermaid!

Its the first mermaid I ever colored and loved it!! I love this freebie image from the wonderful Alicia Bel Benet!  Her images are lovely!! And she was so nice to give away this wonderful image for a short time!  



Image: Alicia Bel Benet

Copics Used:

Skin: E04, E21, E11, E00, E000, R20
Eyes: YG17, YG13, YG11
Lips: R29, R20
Hair: V06, V04, V01, V000
Starfish chest cover: YR07, YR04, YR02
Tail: BG18, BG15, BG13, BG10, YG04, YR07
White gel pen to add dots to tail
Backround around mermaid: B02, B00, and glossy accents for bubbles


All Dressed Up Challenge #16 Anything Goes

I loved making this card and coloring it!!!  I normally have trouble adding lots of embellishments on a card, but this was came together fairly easy for me.

Image:  All Dressed Up


Copics Used:

Skin:  E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair: W7, W5, W3
Dress: YG63, YG03, YG11, YG00
Shoes: R22
Wings: RV10, RV11
Stickles Glitter for wings
Hair flowers: R22





Friday, June 13, 2014

Art Impressions Challenge

Hip to be Square!

Its my first time entering a challenge with Art Impressions stamps!! I think they are fantastic!

I wanted to give it a try with this cute dog from the set Birthday Wishes.  Love it!!  This dog was so much fun to color!  I love dogs!  I added some birds from another stamp set I have because the sky needed something else, but 99% of the stamps are from Art Impressions.  I hope its okay!!  Anyway.. here it is!  What's up?


Copics Used:

Parachute: RV14, RV13, RV10, YG09, YG06, YG03
Dog: E44, E43, E41, R20, R22

Background sky: Distress Inks Tumbled Glass

Image and Sentiment: Art Impressions
Birds: Inkadinkado stamps


Thursday, June 12, 2014

Very Girly Card
and
DT Call with the Fab Scrapper's Delight!

I am entering this card into two challenges:

Make It Crafty Something Girly
Kit and Klowder: Shabby Chic


I love this image and I love the die I used from Spellbinders!!!  

Image: Make It Crafty
Window Die: Spellbinders
Butterfly Punch: Sampin' Up
Sentiment: SugarPea Designs

Copics Used:

Hair: E51, E31, E25
Skin: E11, E00, E000, R20
Eyes: E25
Top: RV14, RV13, RV10
Skirt and Scarf: BG18, BG15, BG13
Boots: W7, W5, W3, C1, C3 and Black Gel Pen

Ink for sentiment: Hero Arts

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Distress Inks for backgrounds

Love, love the Tim Holtz distress inks for all the things you can do with them.  Here's a couple of cards I made for Father's Day!



I used INKADINKADO stamps! Funny name right? But awesome stamps!

Distress Inks from Tim Holtz
Dies: My Favorite Things and Memory Box
Cardstock: Variety from Walmart and Michales/Joanns
Versamark ink for embossing
Embossing Folder: Darice
Sentiment: Hero Arts
I hope you like them!!

Friday, June 6, 2014

Kraftin' Kimmie Guest Spot Contest

I am entering this image, which is one of my favorite colored images, into the guest spot contest at Kratin' Kimmie! YAY!


I had posted this image in the past but mainly I used a combo of Purple and Teal:

I used a variety of Copic Sketch Markers:

BV00, BV01, BV02
BG13, BG15, BG17

The hair was always my favorite!!  I used an unusual combo of colors but I need to get it, because I can't remember!  I will post later!


Thursday, June 5, 2014

Playing with Tim Holtz Distress Inks

I just love Tim Holtz distress inks and especially to create backgrounds for cards.  I made these two!

Image is from Make It Craty


Copics Used:

Hair: YR24, YR23, YR21
Skin: E04, E21, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hat: E44, E43, E41
Ribbon and Dress: YG63, YG03, YG00
Shoes: E44, E43, E41
Eyes: B00

Distress Inks: Sky: Tumbled Glass
Water: Tumbled Glass and Broken China
Sand: Vintage Photo


Fun Card I wanted to try.  I wanted to try this technique that Vickie Papiaonnau did on YouTube and I loved it!!

Its simple but I like the end result.  I used Distress Inks for the water and sky and the island.

I printed out a generic boat and palm trees and colored with Copics:

Copics Used:

Boat: R17, R14, R12
Palm Tree: G94, G93 I think :P

Distress Ink: Tumbled Glass and Broken China
Island: Vintage Photo and Green Moss