Technique – colouring

Featuring colouring other than watercolouring

Berry Happy Wishes

Hello friends!

Today, I’m playing along with the current Color Throwdown Challenge which has another super combo – purple, lavender and green.

Now you know I always struggle with lavender – the colours I use never really turn out the right way and never look like lavender should…. Today I just decided to use my new Milled Lavender oxide spray and a Bright Rosa stencil and hoped for the best – it’s still not as deep as I’d like BUT I do think it looks quite lavender-esque!!

I cut the largest stem from the Bright Rosa Foliage Sprigs die set and coloured it with my Twinkling H2Os and then added a ton of Tonic Nuvo glitter drops. I layered the die cut onto two other die cuts to give it a bit of extra dimension and adhered it to my stencilled panel. To complete my card, I added a sentiment from W Plus 9.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

 

Day 9 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2019

Hi everyone!

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

Pink & Main was the Day 9 sponsor. I don’t have any of their festive stamps  but I decided to use the cute owl tags by Zsofi as my inspiration. The owl is by Stampendous and I also used a My Favorite Things sentiment plus some Lawn Fawn die cut snowflakes.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Day 7 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2019

Hi everyone!

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

The sponsor for Day 7 was Sunny Studio Stamps. I don’t have many of their products and when I saw the tag that Joyce made, I decided to substitute the little lights for a fabulous ornament string by Penny Black. I kept the same colour combo and used my Twinkling H2o paints to colour the ornaments.

The sentiment is by Hero Arts.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Adventurous kitty

Hello friends!

Today, I’m playing along with the current Color Throwdown Challenge which has another super combo – orange, brown, moss green and cream.

I decided to use an old favourite for my take – the Tree-heart stamp from Penny Black. I then spent a good few minutes over-thinking ‘moss green’. I have a Twinkling H2O paint that’s actually called moss green, but is much more of a yellow-green than the inspiration card. In the end, I settled on two shades of green Twinkling H2O and I think they worked well. Once I finished colouring, I decided I wanted to add a little something extra to the image… I came across the Poppystamps kittens dies and decided to use a couple, coloured after my parents’ cats…. one of whom has definitely been known to get himself stuck up a tree!

To complete my card, I added a few brown splatters and a sentiment by Simon Says Stamp.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

 

Deck the Halls

Hi there!

It’s time for a new challenge at AAA Cards!  This fortnight we’d like you to create a CAS card with just one image; our optional twist is ‘shimmer’. Our sponsor is Funky Fossil Designs.

I heat embossed a gorgeous ornament image from Julie Hickey Designs and then coloured it with my Twinkling H2o paints. It really shimmers in real life, but it’s so difficult to capture in a photo! I fussy cut around the image and got to work on my card base.

I cut a piece of Hero Arts Nautical cardstock (such a fabulous navy cardstock) and applied a little distress oxide to the centre of the base to create a glow from the ornament. I then spritzed a layer of Pixie Dust across the card before adhering the ornament with foam pads. I then embossed a Mama Elephant sentiment to complete my card.

My team mates have come up with some beautiful cards which are on the AAA Cards challenge blog. We are also joined a previous challenge winner, Joyce, who has some lovely inspiration on her blog!

Hope you can play along with us!

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.

Day 3 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2019

Hi everyone!

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

Newton’s Nook was the sponsor for Day 3 – I LOVE Newton so I had a hard time trying to choose an inspiration tag and image! In the end, I chose the tag made by Ellen H as my inspiration and used the sweet Purr-fect Present stamp and coordinating die. I created the base using various distress inks and the Ornament stencil by Newton’s Nook.

Thanks for stopping by!

LucieG.