Technique – colouring

Featuring colouring other than watercolouring

Day 24 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2018

Hi everyone!

I’m playing along with Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags event again this year.

The sponsor for Day 24 was Sunny Studio. I LOVE Sunny Studio’s colour layering stamps – so easy to line up and stamp beautifully, but unfortunately I missed out on getting the holly and pine cones this year. Still, I wanted to create a tag with similar images as I loved Kim’s tag so I pulled out the Hero Arts Happy Holidays set and got stamping!

I drew around the outside of a circle die so that I had a stamping guide and then stamped the images, starting with the greeting in the centre. I coloured the images with Twinkling H2o paints and added some gold ribbon as the finishing touch.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Day 22 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2018

Hi everyone!

I’m playing along with Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags event again this year.

The sponsor for Day 22 was Waffle Flower and the team had many colourful tags – such great inspiration. I decided to base my tag on Channin Pelletier’s fun tree tags.

I used my new Pretty Pink Posh Festive Tree dies again and got to work! I loved the soft aqua tree that Channin created and it looks like she either inked the edges in white or only coloured part of the tree. I reckon she did the former!

I actually coloured each layer of the tree using an Altenew Alcohol marker and then added a few Nuvo Jewel drops and a glitter star to complete my tag.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Day 20 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2018

Hi everyone!

I’m playing along with Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags event again this year.

The sponsor for Day 20 was CAS-ual Fridays. I don’t have many of their stamps but when I saw that a lot of the DT had used a mistletoe set to create their tags, I immediately thought of my Avery Elle/Simon Says Stamp Stamptember 2017 Merry Mistletoe collaboration set. I decided to use Vicki Dutcher’s fabulous glitter tags as my inspiration.

I stamped and coloured the mistletoe using my Twinkling H2O paints and then fussy cut around the sprig. I added four strips of glitter card and stamped a sentiment from the CAS-ual Fridays Christmas Sparkle set to finish off my tag.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Day 13 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2018

Hi everyone!

I’m playing along with Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags event again this year.

The sponsor for Day 13 was Technique Tuesday. I don’t have many of their stamps but I do have a Christmas set, Twinkle On, which I bought many years ago in Archivers while on a work trip to the USA! I loved how Jill Dewey Hawkins used patterned paper for her tag base, so I just had to use that for my inspiration!

I stamped the small fairy lights image from the set multiple times across the tag base and then coloured it with my Twinkling  H2Os before adding a bold sentiment from the same set.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Starry joyful wishes

Hello everyone!

It’s been a little while since I’ve played along with a Case This Sketch challenge, but I decided to play along today.

I started by stamping an ornament from the Simon Says Stamp Ornate Ornaments set using versamark. I then coloured the image using coloured Prismacolor pencils over a coat of white pencil. I actually used a few shades of each colour – but these don’t really show in my photo… Anyway, once I had finished my colouring, I embossed the image with my new Wow! platinum sparkle embossing powder – and oh my goodness! It is wonderfully sparkly!

I then fussy cut the ornament (I had wanted the dies, but they were sold out when I placed my order. Luckily this image is pretty easy to fussy cut!) and adhered it to the card base using sticky fixers. I added a die cut sentiment from the SSS Holiday Words on a Line set and some sequins, together with a silver bow to finish off my card.

I’m also entering this into the current SSS Flickr challenge – ‘Let’s colour’!

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Glowing autumn tree

Hi there!

Today, I’m playing along with a favourite challenge, the Color Throwdown, and the fabulous combo is slate blue, orange, brown and white.

As soon as I saw the colour combo, I knew I wanted to create a distress ink panel with the gorgeous slate blue (stormy sky) and I decided to create an autumn card around that.

The card came together very quickly – I added a Penny Black tree and lifted off the blue distress ink from the image before colouring it with my Twinkling H2O paints.

To finish off the card, I added a sentiment by Hero Arts.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.