Calling all Young Crafters or the Young at Heart

Hello Friends, Super quick post today. This stamp was a gift that I was thrilled with.

I layered and colored her with Copics.

Do you know a young crafters ? Do you consider yourself  a young at heart crafter? If you said YES then this blog hop is for you! You will be a part of the hop and you do NOT need a blog. Simons Says Stamp is donating prizes too.

Any plans for the weekend? I am helping my mom & step dad with furniture placement because they moved today. I am grateful you stopped by and have a happy weekend and Happy FATHERS DAY. Hugs, Kathy



Penny Black Slapstick Stamps

Hello Friends, How are you?
This week at the PB's  Blog,  Penny Black's "Slapstick" stamps are a being featured all this week. Every week there is a new challenge, a new video from the talented Jill and the opportunity to win some stamps and paper. 

I just love these sweet image  called  "Good Friends" . I colored the image with Copic markers and layered some blue distress ink for the sky. Colors are listed below. 

I cut & colored an extra umbrella to give me some dimension. I used these clear "Scrap Dots" under the umbrella. Works like a charm. I forgot to link the sentiment in the supply area at the bottom so here it is. I use this sentiment all the time.


I added lots of white highlights and Glossy Accents in the center of the flowers. Love the new mini Glossy Accents. I added a gem to the birds eye or I use Black Enamel.
A few questions about my last card here. Yes you are correct, I did stamp the flower on white paper and colored everything with Copic markers. Sorry I didn't give all the details.
Before I go ... just in case you missed it...if you leave a comment here three winners will be selected for Jennifer McGuire & Kristina Werner & Friends Summer Card Camp 2011 Have a happy day! Hugs, Kathy



Thinking of you

Hello Friends, How are you? This is such a crazy time of month and I have a feeling it's going to be filled with lots of quick posts. I am gearing up for my DD's 16th Birthday among other stuff going on. There are 10 June Birthday's and I always seem to leave someone out.  Did you ever see the Birthday calendar that I made?? If you want to check it out click here.
Thinking of you!
I love stamping flowers to create a background. It's relaxing to color and later I add other details. This time instead of dots I added dashes following the outside edges of the flower and on the petals.


I had to give you a close up of the center. I dotted Flower Soft with some glue and when it was dry added a pool of Glossy Accents. It look super cool in person. The Flower Soft sticks out of the GA so it's got some super texture since didn't cut anything out on this. Let me know if you have any questions. Have a happy Sunday. Hugs, Kathy

SUPPLIES: The sentiment is from SRM stickers.


Exciting News!


Hello Friends, How are you today? Have you heard the exciting news yet???
Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner have teamed up to bring you a 4-week workshop loaded with fresh color combos, cutting edge techniques, and versatile sketches that will leave you feeling inspired to create! Summer Card Camp is your all-access pass to 48 new card ideas, daily PDFs, twice weekly videos, guest designers (including me!), huge prizes and access to a private blog where you can share your own creations. For more information and to register, click here.

PLUS.... I am giving away THREE spots in the class!!! Yes, that means there will be THREE WINNERS. Just leave a comment  PLEASE NOTE "If you are picked as a winner and have already signed up, you will be given a refund."

I would like to leave you with a card that has nothing to do with the Summer Card Camp. I am so incredibly excited to be a guest designer and I hope that you will be able to join me in this journey. Thanks for your visit today! Hugs, Kathy

If you are curious about the center of the flower you can see in this older post what I mixed & used.
I just finished my first Copic certification TODAY so I look forward to sharing more tips with you! I colored this flower a month ago but, it illustrates the feathering technique we used today. However, I choose not to blend the colors for more of an artistic look on the petals.

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