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29th May

Stamping on Acetate

  • Posted by: on 29th May 2013 at 8:00am

I would like to show you a fun way to color a stamped image on acetate. Begin by stamping image on an acetate panel with Jet Black Stazon ink.  I save all the panels that many of my stamps come on for these types of projects.  I used Art-Kure Silver Birch for this project. The - Read full post [...]

3rd May

Coloring a Carnation

  • Posted by: on 3rd May 2013 at 8:00am

Have you seen our newest monthly challenge?  It is all about the purples! I have a quick video tutorial to show you how I colored the carnation image on this card. Enjoy the video tutorial! Make sure you head over to the challenge page to see details about how you can play along with us - Read full post [...]

26th Apr

Grid Background

  • Posted by: on 26th Apr 2013 at 8:00am

I have a tutorial for a fun technique for creating a cool background.  I’ve seen this technique in many different places so I am not sure who to give credit to, but I can tell you that I didn’t invent it.  ! To begin, draw a grid pattern lightly with pencil on a panel of - Read full post [...]

27th Mar

Coloring a Jumbo Poppy

  • Posted by: on 27th Mar 2013 at 8:00am

I am sharing a video tutorial which will show you how I colored the poppy on this card. This is my first You Tube video…I hope you like it! Happy Coloring! Kristine Supply List: CRS5048 Cling Jumbo Poppy, SSC1141 Friendly Phrases Perfectly Clear Stamps by Stampendous Crafters Companion Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock-White Bazzill Basic Colored Cardstock - Read full post [...]

4th Feb

Coloring Phoebe

  • Posted by: on 4th Feb 2013 at 3:25pm

Today I wanted to share a video that I made showing how I colored adorable Phoebe from the recent Angelica and Friends release. Here is the step by step video! I hope you find this helpful!  I’d love to hear from you! Kristine Supply List: Crafter’s Companion Ultra Smooth Premium white Cardstock Spectrum Noir Markers - Read full post [...]

23rd Jan

Colorful Popcorn Bears

  • Posted by: on 23rd Jan 2013 at 8:00am

I thought I would share some different color combinations for coloring Popcorn Bear or other bear images you may have. For this tutorial I used Lovely Bubbly from Crafter’s Companion. You can see my tutorial for the actual coloring technique of Popcorn Bear HERE. This is traditional Popcorn Bear.  I colored him using TN1-TN2-TN3-TN4 This - Read full post [...]

21st Jan

Coloring Wooden Embellishments

  • Posted by: on 21st Jan 2013 at 8:00am

I am sharing with you my video tutorial on coloring wooden embellishments using you Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. Have a look at the video I created: And here is my finished card, showing how the embellishment was used:                                   - Read full post [...]

7th Jan

Coloring Blue Hair

  • Posted by: on 7th Jan 2013 at 9:00am

This month’s challenge theme is The Winter Blues. I want to share how I color a blue haired girl.  I think adding an undertone shade gives a realistic texture to the hair. These are my color combos for thisproject: IB2, BGR2, IG3, BT2 STEP 1: Start adding undertone shade with IB2. Flick outward and move - Read full post [...]

27th Dec

Graduated Coloring on Flower Petals

  • Posted by: on 27th Dec 2012 at 9:00am

I am going to show you how I create a graduated color on flower petals.  This is an easy technique that gives lots of visual interest! First I colored the center using GB6. I added shading using GB9 and blended using GB6 in small circular movements To color the petals, I began coloring the base - Read full post [...]

18th Dec

Perfectly Matched Embellishments

  • Posted by: on 18th Dec 2012 at 9:00am

I will show you how easy it is to use your Spectrum Noir Markers to color your embellishments to help you get a perfect match with your patterned paper. I started with white embellishments.  It saves me a lot of money to just buy white embellishments and color them the color I need for my - Read full post [...]