Friday, March 20, 2020

Playing With Colored Images & Entering Challenges

A couple years ago, I didn't have the space I needed to have an entire studio. So I just printed or stamped random images with the intention of one-day making cards for them. Well, it finally happened! I made the cards for these images I colored. 

I even found a few challenges to inspire me so I played along. I can't remember the Copic colors I used, but I will list the other things I used to make the cards for each challenge. 
All of the images are Sheri Baldy - Besties

Don't forget that our very own challenge MIFC#011 starts on Sunday! Someone will win a card from me too! Not to mention the honorable mentions to be had! Be sure to play along with us *wink*

Challenges I found time to enter this week;
Card #1
For the this card, I used a stencil I made with my Cricut and blended 3 Distress Oxide Inks; Mustard Seed, Festive Berries & Peacock Feathers. I stamped an old sentiment from my stash with Versamark, then embossed it on black CS, then added a few misc sequins. She is so "Spring-y" I just love her!

The challenges that inspired me for this card are:
(I flipped it sideways)

( I tried my best to match them with the Oxide Inks)

(Common' Spring! Hurry up and get here lol)


Card #2
For this card, I had someone in mind so it was perfect when I was inspired to make a Birthday Card. I found some patterned paper in my scrap drawer that reminded me of Birthday Confetti. Then I blended the background on some white CS with Festive Berries, Mustard Seed & Dusty Concord Distress Oxide Inks. I splattered some water on the BG, and when it dried I spattered a white Pearl Ex & Gouache Mixture on it. Cut it out with a Stitched Rectangle Die and added a few misc sequins, and voila! 
Done like dinner!

Card #3
This one is probably my favorite! I'm always inspired by Festive Friday! So I set out to use 3 things from their list again this week. I used Hearts, Sequins, and for the glitter, I added some Stickles to her necklace and dress. I also used a Glitter Sakura Gel Pen. I masked a circle I cut out of some transfer tape on my Cricut, then blended the background with "Mowed Lawn" Distress Oxide Ink. I have heart stencil I made on my Cricut, so I dabbed on some white ink over the little hearts. When the ink was dry I colored over the white hearts with a Pink Sakura Glitter Gel Pen. Popped on a few misc sequins, added a sentiment, some strips of patterned paper and I was good to go in no time!

Thanks for another inspiring list this week! 

I also found an "Anything Goes" Challenge over at the

Gotta love a good "Anything Goes" Challenge!

Thank you to everyone that puts in all the hard work to keep us inspired and post awesome challenges. You are truly appreciated (((hugs)))

Be Safe & Happy Stampin'!
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  1. Fabulous coloring on all of your cards! I really love your stenciled and sponged background on your first card. What an eye catcher! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. They are totally charming!! I love the colorful backgrounds you created for each of them! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    1. Thank You Kim! Always a pleasure and so much fun <3

  3. Oh my gosh! All of your cards are adorable, and your coloring is fabulous!Thank you for sharing at Festive Friday.


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