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30th Jan

Colored Pencil Techniques

January guest designer Jenn Shurkus is back with us for one last post, full of fabulous tips for creating with your colored pencils! She says: “I decided to use a stencil I had to create an ombre background. You can do this with any stencil shapes, I chose some simple rectangles as you can see. - Read full post [...]

23rd Jan

Wishing You….

January guest designer Jenn Shurkus is back with an absolutely adorable wish for your day!   How wonderful is the fur pattern she created! She colored this cute Newton’s Nook stamp with her blendable pencils: 065 120 034 058 017 042 039 080 Check back with us later this month with more inspiration from Jenn! - Read full post [...]

20th Jan

Bugs & Kisses

January guest designer Jenn Shurkus is back with a really fun love-themed card! She colored this fun Lawn Fawn stamp with her colored pencils: 065 001 117 056 058 120 027 035 Check back with us later this week with more inspiration from Jenn! Have you been crafty this week? Share your work over on - Read full post [...]

9th Jan

You Brighten My Day

We’re excited to have another very special guest designer this month… Jenn Shurkus! We’re so pleased and honored to have her with us each Friday this month! Stop by her blog to see more of her amazing work: Jenn colored this adorable winter card using pencils from her Spectrum Noir blendable pencils Essentials and Primaries - Read full post [...]

31st Dec

Birthday Wishes

December guest designer Fiona Robertson is back with another card to inspire you! How sweet is this birthday card? She colored with: FS2, FS6 TB1, TB2, TB3 DR1 IG1, IG2 GB2, GB4, GB5, GB8, GB10 CT3, CT4 CG2 OR1 LY3 We’ve really enjoyed having Fiona this month! Stay tuned in January,w hen we have another - Read full post [...]

19th Dec

Creating Clouds & Grass

Our guest this month, Fiona Robertson, has created her first tutorial to share! She’s got great tips for creating clouds and grass. Read on for more: Step 1. I stamped this cute little image from LOTV onto white card. Step 2. I drew with a pencil the shape of the clouds. Step 3. I then - Read full post [...]

12th Dec

Happy Snowmen

December guest designer Fiona Robertson is back with another card this week! She shared her color list as: IG1, IG2 IB1, IB3, GB2, GB8, GB10 BT5 We hope this gives you a bit of weekend inspiration! Coloring ‘white’ images is quick and easy! - Read full post [...]

5th Dec

Festive Trio

Each Friday this month we will be sharing inspiration from our December Guest Designer, Fiona Robertson. We’re thrilled to have her with us this month, and always look forward to seeing her fabulous creations in our monthly challenges! Pop over to her blog to see more of her work: She colored this fun card - Read full post [...]

15th May

Intermediate DVD: Blue Butterfly

Have you sen our newest DVD Coloring Guide? Visit this post: for a little preview! We wanted to share a fabulous project we spotted on our friend Karen Foy’s blog, and she graciously allowed us to re-print her blog post here! Take a look at what she’ created, and shares about the DVD: “Just - Read full post [...]

29th Oct

Christmas on Kraft

Crafter’s Companion UK team member Laine Webb colored a stunning Christmas card on kraft card stock, and with her permission we’re re-sharing it here today! After coloring the Humhrey’s Corner Christmas Wishes stamp set, Laine listed her Spectrum Noir markers as: For head, hands, bottom of post box and shadow details: BG1, BG3, BG4, BG5, - Read full post [...]