I’m here today with a little Mid-Week DT Inspiration for From The Heart Stamps! My card today is colored with Copic Markers and Distress Inks using the “Friendship” image in the Faithful Friends collection. I also used a Tim Holtz Embossing Folder and Coffee Stencil.
I hope you’ll stop by this week to check out both the Sketch Challenge and the Stamp of the Month Challenge at the From The Heart Stamps Blog.
The Crafty Nurse back with some inky inspiration for this wonderful spring day! I hope you all get a chance to play in your craft room while you enjoy the coming of great weather.
For my card today I used the March Release stamp, Welcome Sweet Baby, Set of 4. which I colored using Copic Markers in “E” shades. The background uses the Gessstencil Crayon Technique from the Technique Junkies December 2014 Subscriber Pages. I used Neocolor II crayons over heavy gesso through the Art Anthology Stencil called, “Bubbles”.
Thanks for stopping by the Technique Junkies Blog today and we all wish you lots of creative play today and always.
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Happy Monday! That means it’s time for a new Cards in Envy Challenge and this week we are celebrating Black & White with a Smidge of Color cards! Please make sure your card fits into a standard A2 envelope.
The challenge will run through Sunday, March 30th and our design team will be choosing their favorite cards to feature on the The Cards in Envy blog.
For my card I started with Alte New’s “Adore You” stamp set which I stamped and copic colored with grey tones. My Smidge of color comes in the design paper by Glitz aptly called “Black & White”. I added a sentiment, also from the same stamp set and a few sequins.
I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with this week for the Cards in Envy “Black & White with a Smidge of Color” Challenge!
Hello friends! Happy Monday! I’m here with sketch #166 at From The Heart Stamps. Our challenges are simple, just use a From The Heart image and the sketch as a reference. There is also an added option to use the provided colors. Totally up to you. The sketch challenge runs through Sunday, March 19th.
I love the clean lines of this sketch and was inspired by one of our sketch participants, Dandi, who “cut off the legs” of her Birdbrain and I thought this would work perfectly with this sketch too. Thanks Dandi! For my card today, I used “Hamlet Pigwit “Think Spring” which I colored using Copic Markers in R01, YR61 and R02. The paper pad and dies are My Favorite Things and an embossing folder adds texture.
I’m here today with a little Mid-Week DT Inspiration for From The Heart Stamps! My card today is colored with Copic Markers using the “Feel Better Birdbrain.” I hope you’ll stop by this week to check out both the Sketch Challenge and the Stamp of the Month Challenge at the From The Heart Stamps Blog.
As many of you know, A Day For Daisies has some of the most GORGEOUS digital images out there. I was over the moon thrilled to be asked to participate in a special surprise blog hop dedicated to Tammy, the creator of A Day For Daisies images. The current and some of the past Design Team members want to show our gratitude and thank Tammy for the blessings and joys we have received as members of the A Day For Daisies Design Team.
Our hop theme is “A Collection of ADFD Favorites.” Each DT member will feature her favorite ADFD image. The hop has hidden prizes so don’t forget to comment beginning today until 9:00 p.m. eastern standard time on Tuesday, February 27, 2017.
We also want your participation! Enter a card over at the A Day For Daisies Challenge Blog using an ADFD image. You have until Friday, March 3rd to enter your cards.
For my favorite image, I’ve chosen “Doll Face 5”. I’ve colored her up using my favorite Copic Markers. The skin is done in Eooo, Eoo, E21, E11, E04 & R20. The hair is E55, E53, E51 & E50 with added color pencil work. Her luscious lips are R89, R35 and R14 and her eyes are B04 & B12. That glorious background is a super technique I learned from Jennifer Dove which uses 91% alcohol and copic markers applied off a palette in B29 & B25. I then texturized with burlap and more alcohol for a great background. My sentiment is Wplus 9’s Hand Lettered Hello and my frame is the new Hero Arts Infinity Postage Stamp die.
Here is the original card I posted several years ago using this image.
All prize winners will be announced on the ADFD Blog on Saturday, March 4, 2017. We hope you will join our celebration of the thousands of images Tammy has created. Rules for the challenge are posted on the right sidebar of the ADFD Blog! Are you ready to HOP?!?
It’s Wednesday and time for the From The Heart Stamps Mid-week Design Team Highlights. Today, I made a spring inspired love card using Love You Mouse by From the Heart Digital Images. As a reminder we have the Stamp of the Month challenge as well as the current sketch challenge for you to join.
I colored this sweetie with cool grey Copic Markers then cut him out with an oldie but goodie Spellbinders circle die. My papers are by Lawn Fawn.
We hope we see you this week over at From the Heart Stamps. We are glad to back and seeing your beautiful cards. In addition to posting your card in the challenge, We’d love to see you on the FTHS Facebook group.
Hello friends! Happy Monday! I’m here with sketch #162 at From The Heart Stamps. These are great challenges because you can use just the sketch, or if you’d like, add the twist. The only requirement is that you use a From The Heart image and the sketch. The rest is up to you. The twist for this challenge is: Snow Day.
As you can tell from my card, I chose not to use the “twist” this week, but just the sketch. My image is the new, “Bunnies and Butterflies” which I colored with Copic Markers and cut out with a stitched My Favorite Things stitched cross stitch die. The background is textured with a Tim Holtz stencil and distress ink in Stormy Sky. The bow element is a Paper Smooches die.
Hello friends! Happy Monday! The sketch challenges are back on here at From The Heart Stamps. Today, we have Sketch 161, which has two twists. The first is the color option and the second is to use a birthday cake.
The only rule is to use a From The Heart image and the sketch and the rest is up to you. Here’s our sketch:
For my card I am still in a “Valentine” mood. To show case this I used February’s Free “Stamp of the Month” called, “Hogs & Kisses Pigwit”. If you participated in our last SOTM challenge in June, you’ll have gotten this image for free in your e-mail. If not, there’s still a way to get the image. Check it out here.
I colored up Pigwit with Copic Markers in my favorite piggy color combination of R01, YR61, & Ro2. I also used the warm grey’s in W5, W3, W1, W0 & W00. The candies are colored using RV29, RV25, RV23, & RV21 and finally, the ground is E43, E41 and E40.
Were back! We’ve missed all of you during our hiatus but the design team has come back together for the From the Heart Stamps February blog hop. This month our theme is “Love and Friendship.” With Valentine’s around the corner, what a great way to get some inspiration from all the FTHS designers so please make sure you stop by all of their blogs to see their hop projects.
Here is my project, using “In My Heart Birdbrain.” As many of you know I’ve pulled back from a lot of the design team work I’d been doing and it felt really nice to get back into some Copic coloring using FTHS images.
Now head over to Kelly Schelske’s blog and see what she has created. As you hop along, leave a comment on each blog. We will select a random winner from the comments on each blog and on the FTHS blog to win one image of your choice.
Our hop will end on Sunday February 5th 2017 at 6 am, and the winners will be posted on Wednesday February 8th.
Thanks for hopping with us today.