Sunday, July 31, 2011

Bakers Twine Storage

Here is how I am storing my Bakers Twine, using mini M&M containers.  I made the hole in the top of the container using a nail and pushed in an eyelet.  Luckily the mini M&M's containers come in many colours!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Hair Challenge

After completing the Copic intermediate Certification class last week, I thought I should at least find some time to practice!  The hair actually started out blonde, but I decided I did not have enough different markers in that range to make it work, so I started adding browns.  I used so many different markers in the end. The cord for the balloon was made from DMC embroidery thread (I still cross stitch).  I took one strand and twisted it and then folded it over to form a cord.  I glued it down by applying the glue with a toothpick, so it was a bit fiddly.

Stamps: Party - Sugarplum; Best Wishes, Woodgrain - PTI 
Others: Copic Markers; Versamark ink; Momento ink; Thread #554 - DMC; White gel pen

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Color Inspiration Challenge #7 - part 2

I had another go at the Color Inspiration Challenge from Paper Crafts.  This time I used the swatch die from Papertrey as a basis for weaving.
Stamps:  Happy Birthday PTI
Die:        Swatch - PTI 
Others:   Thread DMC 826, 368, 402

Color Inspiration Challenge #7

A card I made today for the Paper Crafts Color Inspiration Challenge #7.  I used my Copic markers on white Bazzil (these were the closest colours I had to the ones in the challenge).  The couch is stamped on the inside of the card and is die cut on the front.

Stamps:  On My Couch, Chairish - PTI
Die:        Couch - PTI 
Others: Copic Markers Y32, G24, B23, Y38

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Blast off

This card is one where I used my Copic markers to colour in on Kraft paper.  As I coloured the rocket ship, I found they worked  best if I went quickly.  The buildings are made using a punch (Plaid, from EK Success).  I have seen this done on a few cards recently and thought it was a great use of the punch.  For the moon, I embossed a piece of Kraft and then rubbed it with silver and white,  before covering in course glitter.

Stamps: Blast Off - Bo Bunny
Punch: Plaid and Circle - EK Success
Others: Copic Markers; Momento ink; Embossing folder - Provocraft; Coarse glitter - Martha Stewart