Monday, 20 November 2017

Scrappers Delights - Nurse


Today I have the privilege of showing you the new release which is this lovely nurse.

 I have coloured her using copics and used stampin up designer papers with a liliofthevalley sentament. 

I have made this for my colleagues birthday this week and she is a avid reader so decided to make a book mark.  Were wear all navy scrubs but this was my uniform colours when I was training.  Hope you like her xx



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Saturday, 28 October 2017

Scrappers Delights - New Release Deer 4
Hi guys, happy weekend again.  Today I am showing you the gorgeous little reindeer from Scrappers Delights.  I love all the little lights on her.  I have coloured her using copics and prismacolor pencils so get the texture I wanted with the fur.  The papers are kaiserkraft with stampin up pink pirouette and wisteria wonder, and wisteria wonder twine.  The silver santa is from eBay. 


Its trick to see but close up I have used lots of glossy accents to give clear shine to the nose, eyes and all the little lights, I have used liquid pearls and gems as embelishments.


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Saturday, 21 October 2017

Cute As a Button - October progressive challenge

Here is the other challenge I have competed in this month and again Autumn is the theme, although here in Oz Im struggling with hay fever and today have the air con on.

Coloured with copics and all stampin up papers and stamps used.

See you next time, Love Lynsey, just a short post as busy sneezing :)



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Simply b October Progressive challenge

One of the reasons I love progressive challenges is that you get the image given, there is no messing around and then you create what you will from the given image.

I have coloured this autumn lovely in copics with the colour scheme given of orange, black, cream and brown.  One DSP (R stampin up)  used as requested and leaves as embellishments (Stampin up die, skeleton leaves).  

I decided not to go too far out with the embelies as the paper is super busy. 

Thanks guys, xx



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Saturday, 7 October 2017

Julia Spiri - Whimsy

Happy weekend everyone, here in Australia it is spring so I wanted to compete in some challenges which are mainly all Autumn but using a image which is quite vibrant and reminded me of spring.  Hence this image in Autumn reds and oranges.  

She is coloured all in copics with a dash of wink of stella.  I have used gems, ribbons and buttons to embellish and drawn a stitched border around the paper.  The paper is a old stampin up stock in real red and pumpkin pie and matching ribbon.

Have a great rest of the weekend, love Lyns xx


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Friday, 6 October 2017

Scrappers Delights - Winnie Halloween Witch

Hi guys happy weekend, its coming round quick now will all be 
christmas projects soon.  Well here is the new release from Scrappers Delights, I have had great fun colouring this.  

I have had distress inks for ever and never really done a massive amount with them as Im not fabulous at getting that smooth blend you all do so for this project I wanted a smokey look and thought - i can do that lol.  I have added a few touches with copic pens and silver and gold gel pen to look like a spell.

Winnie is coloured completely in copics and massive use of my black pen which is not normally used.  Thanks for swinging by.  

Lynsey xx



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Saturday, 30 September 2017

Scrappers Delights - New Release Crafty Honey

Hi everyone, happy weekend.  Today I am showing you the new release from scrappers delights, called crafty honey.  I have coloured her using copic markers, then on the background did a outline in copics then sponged in stain up pool party and wisteria wonder ink, used alcohol to blend the copics and water to blend the ink.  I have used a liliofthevalley sentiment and stampin up designer paper in a retired pattern.  

Thanks for stopping by xx


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Monday, 25 September 2017

Simply B - Cast A Spell Betty

We dont really do halloween here in WA however this is from the complete halloween loving Simply B for the September challenge, using this image the sentiment, polka dot paper and 2 ribbons.  You dont see many bows on my cards I'm useless and tying them even with a bow maker.  

I have coloured her using copics and used blender ink to achieve and background.  White gel pen on her eye and the cat for texture.  I have used wink of stella on her eyes which you can't see in the picture and glitter glue for the spell.  


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Friday, 22 September 2017

The Paper Shelter - So Pretty

Good morning my crafty friends.  So I love vintage, I love distressed and I had great fun making this card for a special birthday.  I have coloured using a combination of copics and prismacolor pencils as I didn't have the copic colours I wanted so topped up the colour.  I have used some old kaiserkraft papers I had hiding around and stampin up cardstock.  The vintage edges are a eBay find and the post card is kmart.  I have embellished with a little spotty ribbon, liquid pearls and heat embossed frantage.  



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Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Aurora Wings - Little Elf

How to tell I had the day off work, 3 blog posts in a day after nearly 2 months off, so sorry for inundating you all ;)  I love this little sprite (anything fairy really) love all mythical and magical things.  It took me a while to start this as she's a little intimidating with all the small details.  

I have mixed copic and prismacolor again.  The papers are stampin up in crumb cake and bashful blue (R) and some old DSP, the ribbon is from a gift I bought from a shop and kept the ribbon after gift giving.  The background is sponged using the scalloped cutter and stampin up tempting turquoise ink.  There is very few embellishments on this card and feel the picture itself is enough.



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Monday, 4 September 2017

Julia Spiri - The Fantasy Hat 

Some of you will know by know that I love love love steampunk.  I love the grungy look and all sorts of cogs and watches etc, so this was such a fun project to colour.  

I have done a mixture of copics and prismacolours for this picture which i think helped create intensity, I was quite happy to not have a smooth blend on the hat and background.  The cogs were done with dies on gold paper and I sponged in black stayz on.  The actual metal cogs were from eBay.

the card is stampin up basic grey and the ribbon is cherry cobbler.  



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Ching-Chou Kuik - Squirrel land toadstool

Good morning my crafty friends.  So today was my day off from work, dogs got walked dinner prepared, putting off doing some extra study, so popped on Facebook and saw the challenge over at Ching-Chou Kuik for Once upon a time.  In our house every saturday night, we get ready for bed about 5ish (party animals I know) we usually have pizza or something else that doesn't require cutlery and snuggle in front of the tv for Once Upon a Time, were at season 4 at the moment and our little family is loving this tradition.  So as soon as I saw the challenge I thought of Zelina.

She is coloured using all copics and a little bit of black pencil to add extra shading.  This is my first time doing a coloured skin so was great fun.  White gel pen was used for the stars and on the mushrooms.

I have used stampin up papers in Tangerine Tango and Not quite Navy (R).  The ribbon is matching and the leaves are from the new set of Colourful seasons, which I also used the die to create the scalloped bottom, then attached black gems.

Thanks for stopping by, hope you like her xx



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Saturday, 26 August 2017

Cute as a button - Progressive Freebie challenge - August

This was fun, as soon as I saw the flying nun I started singing sister act, a sound of music, so knew I had to do some kind of music theme.  

I coloured her up first using copics and the background from this months kit and clowder class then found some old stampin up papers with the clouds and the marina mist coloured card and ribbon.  The sentiment is a scrappers delights from the christmas elf last year and the heart is a kmart stamp given to me by a friend. 

Hope you like her and I wonder will she make you sing? <3


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Saturday, 19 August 2017

Ching-Chou Kuik - Aurora Woods.

This month the challenge on the Ching-Chou Kuik is faces of the world, I pretty stuck in my ways with my skin tones as only have a limited number of pens but grabbed the copic skin colour pack which has different tones to what I would normally use and just used these.  I tried the background from this months kit and clowder class.  Added some white gel pen and a few dies from the new stampin up seasonal layers.  

The papers are stampin up Early expresso on the tree branch and the background paper is perfect plum.  The snow flake paper is about 10 years old and no idea where from ;)




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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Paper Nest Dolls - Wedding Couple

This gorgeous little couple was created for a special order from a friend.  The wedding is in Bali so I googled the resort and looks like it has beautiful gardens and lots of frangipanis so hence the colour scheme.  Coloured with copics and prismacolor pencils.  I have utilised this months kit and clowder colouring class with the grass and last months with the dress folds and sequins.  I have not really done a ivory dress before so was very different.

The paper stock is mostly stampin up with matching ink in Daffodil delight and Regal rose (R).  The frangipani flowers and card is from old stash.  Stampin up diamonds and ribbon used.  Inside is Floral phrases and Elements of Style (R).  The card is massive and measures  20 cm x 20 cm so good job they are going to the wedding and not posting.  

Thanks for stopping by, see you next time xx




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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Ching-Chou Kuik - Cheshire Cat Illusion

I wasn't a massive fan of the remakes of Alice however totally loved the colours and the animation and imagination.  That all inspired me with this little project, which has been coloured using copics.

I have mounted on some old stampin up DSP in crushed curry and cherry cobbler.  The dies are old stock and I can't remember the names.  The mirror was silver and gold card and I sponged to make it look old and grungy.  The little bottle has red glitter and a little drink me rolled up parchment. 

The inside of the card has some liliofthevalley sentiment and a clock stamp.  Thanks for swinging by xx



 

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Simply B Stamps - August Progressive Challenge

I love doing progressive challenges as you have no choice in the image so that can often put me out of my comfort zone, this one also had the 3 colour challenge, I was so happy with the way she turned out.  The stampin up papers were the perfect colours.  Coloured fully in copics with wink of stella in the flowers. xx


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Saturday, 29 July 2017

Scrappers Delights - Charlie chef and kitchen

I had great fun colouring this lovely little guy for the new release promotion.  I challenged my colouring quite a bit as its the first time Ive really done dark skin and the industrial look to the kitchen.  I coloured using copic markers and then sponged using stampin up inks, mounted on su cardstock and a old designer paper.  SU sentiment and the little spoon embellishment,  I was really happy with the way it turned out.  Hope you like him too xx



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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Cute as a button

Hi Everyone, so Ive had a month off blogging and entering competitions but I could miss out on the cute as a button monthly challenge.  So many uses for this little lady and the turtle reminded me of Nemo.  

I have primarily coloured her in copics with a bit of extra depth using prismacolor pencils and used the background i have learnt in a Kit and Clowder class.  The paper is old stock with stampin up pool party along with the anchor stamp, the fun in the sun was from a magazine.  On her goggles I decided to attempt a reflection, I'm nut sure you can really see it in the pictures and maybe just makes her goggles look darker.  

 Thanks for stopping by xx




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Sunday, 25 June 2017

Aurora Wings - Crown of Roses 

Hi guys, I've had this image for a while but never quite felt confident enough to try the roses, I decided to just go for it as ive been practising with prismacolor pencils lately and trying different papers out.  This was a pastel paper and i was not 100% happy with the finished image as was a bit rough tooth for my choice.  I have used very minimal embellishments are wanted the roses to pop.  No glitter this time very plain the pattern paper is stampin up old stock along with the emblishemnts which are new.  The papers are perfect plum and pacific point.  I have used a really old stamp inside and aged this to match the roughness of the paper on the cover. xx






Saturday, 24 June 2017

Scrappers Delights - Fitness Aerobics

Hi guys, scrappers delights is having a massive new release and this is my project for the showcase

I have coloured the images using copics and alcohol inked the background to try to make a disco light effect.  I have used some old papers of stampin up and added in lucky limeade (r) and calypso coral.  The gems are from some hidden supply.  Thanks for swinging by xxx





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Saturday, 17 June 2017

Ching-Chou Kuik - Blue Sea Illusion

Hi guys, its been a while since I have posted, real life has got in the way of my hobby so making a effort to catch up today.

Todays image in the elegant blue sea illusion, i am slowly getting the hang of prismacolor pencils and which papers to use etc, this is quite a rough tooth paper designed for pastels and I just used the back.  

I was going through some papers and found the lovely background from stampin up, although its retired the colours are still current, real red and melon mambo used and the various flowers are eBay. The butterfly is stampin up as well and liquid pearls and wink of stella used to add some bling. 


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Saturday, 3 June 2017

Stampin up - Baby Fox

Hi there, its time for my dt post for scrappers delights and this week i have the gorgeous little baby fox.

I coloured him using copic markers and prismacolor pencils.  The background is sponged stampin up soft sky and scalloped punch to make cloud shapes.  The papers are all stampin up along with the hello sentiment and label punches (r).  The colours are cajun craze, more mustard and cherry cobbler.



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Friday, 26 May 2017

Aurora wings - La Mer

This weekend I have taken the time to finish off some projects hence todays massive overload lol.  This amazing mermaid was coloured using copics and prismacolor pencils.  it was so intrastate took me about 6 hours over a few different settings.  I have only used liquid pearls as a accent and mounted on stampin up wisteria wonder as I didn't want to cover any of the image.  Its the last post today i promise lol xx


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Cute as a Button - Little aviator

Isn't this guy cute.  I have just finished this project for the first time entering cute as a button Facebook challenge group.  He is coloured using copic markers, i have used some old stampin up dsp, and the yellow card is so saffron.  I have sponged using soft sky and the scallop punch to create clouds and mounted on soft sky card.

The tag was from kmart along with the inside post card.  Happy weekend my lovely crafters xx



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Ching-Chou Kuik - Sinking Moon

Good morning my crafty friends.  I decided to have a play with the gorgeous mermaid after watching one of our awesome WA sunsets over the indian ocean.  I certainly did not do the real thing any justice in my colouring but as a first attempt didn't think i managed too bad :) but have since watched a gazillion tutorial and know next time will be so much better.  sorry for the overexposure of the picture was taken pretty early in the morning and sun was glaring.  I have coloured her using copic makers and decorated in liquid pearl with a wink of stella in clear, and liquid pearls.  The embellishments are all eBay and the papers are all stampin up in Denim Dapper and calypso coral.  It was fun to try something new. 


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Ching-Chou Kuik - Golden Promises

So I love my matching papers, ribbons and patterns and stampin up has released this new set of wonderful colours, matching ribbons, designer papers and embellishments and as soon as i saw them this gorgeous elf jumped straight into my head.  I had a vision that i wanted to achieve, I love the colours in this and amazingly nearly had the exact match in copics.  It doesn't show up very well but I dabbed a little bit of gold ink around the background and across the flowers using a sponge.  


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Friday, 19 May 2017

Scrappers Delights - Telsa Steampunk

Hi guys, well its Saturday again and time of my DT inspiration post.  This week I'm using the awesome Telsa Steampunk.  We know I have a soft spot for all steampunk so this was great fun to get going with some really deep colours.  

She has been coloured in using copic and prismacolor pencils, I have gone over her wings and clocks with glossy accents.  The dies are kaiserkraft for the ovals and the clocks, the backing paper is also kaiserkraft, the coloured cardstock is stampin up Cherry cobbler with matching ribbon.  I have edged the oval with sahara sand and crumb cake in from stampin up and the lace and cameo is from somewhere from the craft room.

The perfectly vintage is from lili of the valley.  Hope you have a great weekend. xx



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Saturday, 13 May 2017

So I love photography and I love dandelions and i love natural wood....


Lilyofthevalley - Happy birthday James

Its LOTV's birthday so for their Facebook challenge the theme was birthday cards and what better to enter than a picture of James the bear.  

He has been coloured using copics and prismacolor pencils, stampin up real red and crumb cake card stock and some of their old DSP papers in the brights range.  The sentiment is LOTV and stampin up punches used. 

Glossy accents used on his nose and eyes.


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Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Mothers day class

Last weekend I held a few classes for mothers day, one for adults 2 for children.  The kids were all girls and were aged between 10 and 14, what a laugh they had and they all went home with a card and a little note book covered for their mums.  I snuck in a happy birthday shaker card as well to show the girls how versatile the paper is.

Here are some of my pics from the weekend.  We used Stampin up Falling in love designer papers with the love heart embossing folder.  

The card colours are: very vanilla, soft sky, blushing bride and sahara sand which match the patterns, varies embellishments and ribbons all from stampin up.  And the final picture was the end one of the kids sessions, took me a while to clean up :)







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Sunday, 7 May 2017

Aurora Wings - Petals in the Wind

For this image I decided to go monochrome, I used 3 copics in the same colour family and 4 prismacolor pencils again in the same family.  The image is so detailed that I thought the simpler the better.  Was a challenge but Im happy with how it came out.  I haven't used any embellishments at all as wanted the focus purly on the image.  Thanks for stopping by, Lynsey xx




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