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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Going Green at The East Wind

Good morning everyone! And a very happy Saturday and a very happy 1st of November!  1st of November!!!!  Can you believe it!! I'm in shock!! This year seems to have flown by. And I should have had a bunch of Christmas shopping done already, but I don't have much of anything!

Alright... on to the new Challenge at The East Wind! We are on Challenge #18 and it is the first of the month. That means that we have our Freebie Challenge! If you haven't joined us at The East Wind, be sure you do!! And November's freebie is another AMAZING beauty from Kyra... Aurora Go Green! And what do we mean by Go Green?  Well... you can use green on your project.. or you can recycle something... Or Both! LOL











I went with a Tri-Shutter Card for Aurora. I love creating these cards. All of the papers are scraps. I added a bit of green on her and a bit of green paper. She is all colored with Copic Markers. The two snowflakes are actually wood accents and they are loaded up with some gold glitter. I added gold and maroon-ish dew drops. The swirls are from a Memory Box die. My two recycled items are the photo slide frame in the center and the bottle cap towards the back. I added a wrap of black wire and a gold bell onto the photo slide frame. I pounded the bottle cap to flatten it and it gives it such a great design I think. Then I painted it with some gold paint. I put a circle "Merry Christmas" sentiment into the bottlecap and filled it with Diamond Glaze. The poinsettia was cut with my Cameo and layered. I added two sizes of pearls to the center to finish that off. I did do a little bit of decoupage on Aurora. I popped part of her hat, the front of her scarf, the front of her dress and the basket. I also used my Prismacolor Premier Fine Line Black Marker to add some detailing and shading to Aurora and I used some Copic Opaque White to add some detailing as well! :)  Hope you like it!! I can't wait to see what you come up with!!

Copic Markers Used:
  • Cape, Green on Scarf: YG11, YG13, YG17
  • Gloves and Dress: B0000, B000, B00, B01, B02
  • Scarf and Hat: V000, V12, V15, V17
  • Hair: Y21, Y26, YR24, E25, E29
  • Shoes: E21, E23, E25, E29
  • Basket: E31, E33, E34, E35, E37
  • Skin: R11, E000, E00, E01, E11, E13
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Friday, October 31, 2014

Whiff of Joy Birthday

Good morning! It is Friday!! And Halloween too!! LOL  I hope you all had a great week! I had a plethora of Dr. Appointments on Wednesday... hate that! LOL  But they are finished. Then it was back to work. One more day to go! I couldn't be happier it is the weekend! Have a great rest of your day today!!  And I hope your weekend is wonderful!!

Today is the final day of October.. Happy Halloween!!  And today I'm sharing another make for the Whiff of Joy team.









This is a little birthday card using Henry with Accordian which you can find in the digi section of Whiff of Joy shop. I have used my Copic Markers to color this image. I did a bit of decoupage on him. I stitched around the edge, distressed the edge as well. The edge of the papers under the image is from a My Favorite Thing edge die cut. I layered it with the black, red and white. I added the twine and black pearls. The musical paper I actually took out of one of my youngest daughters viola books that she isn't using any longer LOL  Recycled!I have a whole book now too! Love that!

Copic Markers Used:
  • Accordian: C3, C5, C7, C9
  • Henry: T0, T1, T3, T5
  • Hat: E55, E57, E59
  • Chair, Bow Tie and Puff: R22, R35, R46, R59
  • Green Strip: YG63, YG67
  • Beer: Y11, Y15, YR23, YR24
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Christmas with Cuddly Buddly

Good morning!

Today I'm sharing another card created with a Cuddly Buddly image:








For this card I used Eline Pellinkhof - Christmas Toddlers - Baby which you can find at the Cuddly Buddly Digital Shop! I colored the image with my Copic markers. I did a bit of decoupage to the image. I added the ribbon and blue gems. All of the papers are scraps from last years Christmas papers. I inked around the edge of each white paper with the blue ink and I added a bit of stitching.

Copic Markers Used: 
  • Skin: E000, E00, E01, E02
  • Outfit: B0000, B000, B00, B01
  • Ribbon: Y11, Y15, YR23, YR24
  • Gift: G12, G14, G17
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

October DT Day with Meljen's Designs

Good morning Everyone!! Today I am having a day off.. to stress about my day off tomorrow filled with Dr. Appointments LOL  Just the yearly stuff, but still!! I hate it!!!  So... I'm going to try to enjoy today!!! Hope you all have a great one!!

Today is my DT Day at Meljen's Designs for October. I decided to go with a fall inspiration today. Here is what I have come up with:









I have used Acorn Mouse which you can find at the Meljen's Shop. I have decoupaged all of the nuts. They are all rounded a bit and layered. The card cut was from a silhouette cut.. I layered with some scrap fall papers that I had. I added the gems at the top, the pearls at the bottom and the ribbon across. I stamped the outside with the 'Happy Fall' and then the "...from one nut to another!" on the inside.

Copic Markers Used:
  • Acorn Tops: E74, E77, E79
  • Acorn: E33, E35, E37
  • Ears, Tail, Cheeks: R20, R22
  • Mouse: W0, W1, W3, W5
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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Birthday Runner

Good morning! And a very happy Sunday to you all. I can't believe it is Sunday already!!  That is just crazy! And next week I have doctor appointments, so I'm out on Tuesday and Wednesday. I'm trying to get them all done at once LOL!!  Just that time of year.. I hate it!! o.O I hope you all enjoy the rest of your weekend!

I'm sharing a card I created for a friend at work. She was going to visit a friend for her birthday. Her friend is a runner, so this is what I came up with for her:







I used an image from Stephanie Corfee Illustrations. And this little jogger wasn't actually listed for sale, so I sent her a message and she got it up for me!! So, Thank you Stephanie!! :)  I colored her up with my Copic Markers. I used really old old papers.. I think I have had these papers for at least 18 years LOL  My daughter is 20 and I've had them since I started.. so could be 20 years!! o.O  Old papers!  I have a LOT of old papers though... I tend to collect papers.. LOL I love paper!  I added some stitching around the edge. The rectangles are all Spellbinders dies. I added smaller gems on the sentiment and a bit larger at the bottom. And then I added the small corner of ribbon/bow. No decoupage on this image!!

Copic Markers:
  • Skin: E000, E00, E01, E11, E13
  • Clips, Outfit and Shoes: BG11, BG13, BG15, BG49
  • Outfit and Shoes Pink: RV13, RV14, RV66
  • Hair: E21, E97, E99, E39, E59
  • Number and Spandex: C3, C5, C7
  • Water: B00, B0000
  • Water Bottle Label: B14, B16, B18
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Friday, October 24, 2014

Halloween with Delicious Doodles

Good morning! Kevin and I stopped and had Arby's last night for dinner because we were out running errands. We BOTH ended up sick too!! I think maybe it gave us food poisoning... I was up at 2 am sick... still have a huge headache. Not how I wanted to start the weekend o.O

So, today we are having our Halloween challenge at Delicious Doodles. I've used several different images to create a step card. And Teri adds so much detail to her images, that I really didn't add much color at all. Her images are already amazing!!  Here is what I've come up with:







So, as you can see, I've created a step card for this challenge. I used The Graveyard for the center of the step card. I've used my Prismacolor Pencils to add just a little bit of color on this image. I used some grays for the sky and shadows and green for the grass and that's it! I also popped the front two tombstones on that image. On the sides of the step card, I have used tombstones from Tombstone Collection. Happy Halloween is stamped at the top and that stamp is from My Craft Spot. I took my finger over the wet ink and tried to drag some of it up an down to make it a bit more creepier. Not sure if that really came across like I wanted it to LOL!!

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