Sunny Day

Hello there! I would like to share this bright cheery card with you today. It is so summery!

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The colors used are…

Skin: FS4, FS5, FS6, FS8, FS9, TN2, TN3, TN4
Hair: GB2, GB8, GB10, EB3, EB5
Dress: TN7, TN6, GB6, GB5, GB4, GB3, CT2
Shoes: DR6, PP6, PP5,PP2
Background: IG1, IB1, blender, DG2

Project by: Lis Murphy

A Bundle of Hearts…

Hello again!

I would like to share another make with you. This time I got to use my brush nibs to add detail to the fur, and then used a dotting technique to add texture.

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For this I used the following markers and pencils!

Fur: EB1,GB2,GB8.10,EB5, and pencils: 109 88
Hearts: DR7, DR6, DR4,CR7
Background: EB2, EB1

I hope this has given you a little inspiration to try coloring fur yourself!

Happy Crafting!


Purple Birthday Wishes

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I have a card to share that I made for my youngest daughter, who is a purple lover!

I chose this fabulous Peacock Kaylee stamp from Some Odd Girl Stamps and set about coloring her up.

The colors I used are:

Skin: FS4, FS5, FS6, TN2, TN3, TN4, HB3, HB2
Hair: IG4, IG6, IG9, IG10, True Black, TN6, GB8
Outfit: LV3, HB1, HB2, HB3, JG2, JG5, GT1, GT2, GT3, CG4, CG3 , LV3, HB3, GB5, GB3, TN6, DG3, DG4
Background: BG4, BG3, BG2, BG1, HB3, HB2, HB1, EB2, EB1, blender

I really love how this turned out, and I hope you do too!

A little Irish dancing….

I am so delighted to be able to share this cute card with you that I created with St Patrick’s  Day in mind. It’s perfect for this month’s GREEN challenge – have you played yet?

I love this little Irish Miss!

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The markers and pencils I have used are:

Skin: TN4, TN3, TN2,FS4; pencils:6, 004 007 009
Hair: OR1, OR2, EB3, EB5, EB7,GB7, GB8, GB10; pencils: 112,102,87
Dress: DG3,CG4, CG3, CG1,IG6, IG3; pencils: 56,51,45
Background: pencils: 112, 68, 61, blending fluid.

I hope I have inspired a little St Patrick’s Day coloring for you today! Stop by our Challenge page for more details on how you can play along and win some great prizes!

Bubble Hearts

I would like to share a romantic and very cute image with Valentine’s Day in mind…

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The markers I have used are:

Skin: TN2, TN3, TN4, PP2, FS4, FS6
Hair: EB1, EB5, EB7, GB2, GB8, GB10, IG1, IG3, IG6, IG8 black
Clothes: IG5, DR7, DR4, CR7, DG1, DG2, DG3, DG4, IG3, BGR1, BGR2, BGR3, BGR4, BGR5, BG5, BG3, BG1
Background: BT2, BT1, blender

I hope this has given you a little last minute Valentine’s inspiration!

Have a fabulous day !

Santa’s On His Way

Here’s one of my last Christmas makes for this year, but I just had to share this adorable Santa stamp.

The colors used are:

Hat, Boots & Coat: IG6, DR7, DR4, CR7, IG5, IG2, IG1
Skin: TN3, TN2, PP2, FS4
Reindeer: BG6, GB8, GB10, GB2, TN1, EB2, EB1, CR8
Background: BGR5-1,IG2, IG1
Presents: BT5, BT3, BT1, GB4, CT2, DG4, CG4, CG3, CG2, DR7, DR4, DR2, CR7

I used acrylic paint for the snowflakes.

A Perfect Christmas Pair

I have a cute Christmas card with the perfect image to send to couples at Christmas.

The stamp has lots of fun details, and was a joy to color.

The markers I have used are as follows:

Skin: TN3, TN2,PP2, FS4

Hair: GB8, CT4, CT2, IG4, IG2

Hat, curtains, presents, outside :IG6, DR7, DR4, CR7, IB2, IB1, BT1

Clothing: DG4, CG4, CG3, CG1, BGR4, BR3, BGR2, BGR1, IG5, IG3, IG2, IG1, BT5, BT4, BT2, BT1, GB4, GB2, TN1, CT1, HB1, HB2

Background: EB1, TN1, blender


A Furry Fella and Brush Nibs

This is a sweet festive card using a really cute Christmas bear stamp I colored recently, and wanted to share with you!

I am enjoying using the new brush nibs available with the next generation markers, and wanted to highlight the great effect they give!

Here is a list of the Spectrum Noir colors used:

Bear: GB1,2,8,10,EB3,5,BG6
Scarf: IG6, DR7, DR6, DR4, CR7, DG4, CG3, CG2
Hat: IG6, DR7, DR6, DR4, CR7
Snowman: IG8, IG5, IG2, IG1, DR7, DR6, DR4, GB8, GB5
Mallet: GB2, GB8, GB10, EB5, EB8, TN1, BG6
Background: IG4, IG2, BGR2, BGR1

How are you making progress on your Christmas/winter cards?

Back to School

Hello there. I wanted to share this perfect back to school/college card that I created recently.

On this card which features Bookish Tia from Some Odd Girl Stamps, I have used:

Skin: TN3, TN2, FS4, PP2
Hair: True Black,IG10 IG, IG9, IG5
Skirt: IG9, IG7, IG3
Bag: BGR4, EB2, EB1, DR5, TB2, CT4, CT2, OR1, GB2
Hairband: TN7, GB5, GB1, OR1
Top: GG2, GG1, LG1, LG2
Book: IG5, BT5, BT4,  BT2