Hold you Close

Hey all! Today I have a super sweet card using the image Hold You Close as well as my latest sentiment set Thank You Friend, both from Whimsy Stamps!

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Coloured Pencils used:
FC= Faber Castell, PC=Prismacolor,
Skin – Dark Sepia, Van Dyke Brown, Bistre, Cinnamon, Light Flesh, Ivory (FC)
Hair -Espresso, Dark Brown, Light Umber, Gingerroot, White (PC)
Pink – Black Cherry, Process Red, Pink, Blush Pink, Pink Rose (PC)
Teal – Hellios Turquoise, Cobalt Turquoise, Cobalt Green, Light Cobalt Turquoise (FC)
Yellow – Dark Naples Yellow, Cadmium Yellow, Light Cadmium Yellow, Zinc Yellow (FC)
Orange – Light Cadmium Red, Dark Cadmium Orange, Orange Glaze, Cadmium Orange (FC)
Ground – Walnut Brown, Burnt Umber, Raw UMber (PC)
Sky – Prussian Blue, Cobalt Blue Greenish, Phthalo Blue, Light Phthalo BLue (FC)

I kept the finished card super simple just stamping a couple sentiments at the top!

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Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz
Jessie

Krafty Komeback – Let Them Eat Cupcakes

Hey everyone! Today is a fantastic day, as you know Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps has retired from lots of their rubber stamps, and as such are bringing out some of the fav’s in clear!! Today comes a couple of the ladies from the original A Bit Smart Assy set! They are calling it Let Them Eat Cupcakes!

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How awesome are these darling ladies! I love them so much!!

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I stamped this lovely lady out on kraft paper with black ink and coloured her up with my coloured pencils (I have been on a bit of a coloured pencil kick lately!)

Coloured pencils – all colours are Faber-Castell Polychromos except for the white it is a Caran D’ache Luminance
Skin – Van Dyke Brown, Bistre, Cinnamon, Light Flesh, Ivory, White
Hair – Warm Grey VI, Warm Grey IV, Warm Grey II
Pants- Dark Indigo, Indathrene Blue, Phthalo Blue, Light Phthalo Blue, Cold Grey III
Pan – Cold Grey IV, Cold Grey I, Silver
Pink- Magenta, Pink Carmine, Rose Carmine
Green – Olive Green, Earth Green Yellowish, May Green, White
Purple – Blue Violet, Manganese Violet, Crimson, White
Muffins – Walnut Brown, White

The Kraftin’ Kimmie Team and us guests have created some fabulous projects for you to hop around and check out (they are all listed below), because Let Them Eat Cupcakes is available for purchase right now!

And don’t forget that it is also Frugal Friday, so check out the deals to make the most of the shipping!

Thanks for stopping by,
hugz,
Jessie

Need Coffee

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Hey everyone! It is day 3 of previews for The Greeting Farm! This image is called Need Coffee, and it is the definition of my world! I always need coffee. This image will be available on the 15th of this month!!!

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I also have a video of this one to share with you all!!

Coloured pencils used:(Faber-Castel Polychromos)
Skin – Van Dyke Brown, Bistre, Cinnamon, Light Flesh, Ivory,
Eyes – Cold Grey III, Cold Grey I, White (Luminance)
Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Light Ultramarine Blue
Hair – Dark Sepia, Walnut Brown, Burnt Umber, Nougat, Raw Umber, Brown Ocher
Yellow – Brown Ocher, Green Gold, Dark Naples Ocher, Naples Yellow, White (Luminance)
Purple – Mauve, Purple Violet, Manganese Violet, Light Red Violet, White (luminance)
Sky – Prussian Blue, Pthalo Blue, Pthalo Blue Light
Grass – Olive Green, Earth Green Yellowish, May Green

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jessie

Angie

Hey everyone! Today I have card to share featuring Angie from Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps!

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Isn’t she just the best! I stamped her on Kraft cardstock and coloured her up with my Faber-Castel Polychromos.

Faber-Castel Polychromos Colours used:
Skin – Van Dyke Brown, Bistre, Cinnamon, Medium Flesh, Light Flesh, Ivory
Hair – Walnut Brown , Burnt Sienna, Bistre, Raw Umber, White (Luminance)
Purple – Delft Blue, Mauve, Manganese Violet, Crimson, Light Magenta, White (Luminance)
Yellow – Brown Ocher, Green Gold, Dark Naples Ocher, Naples Yellow, Warm Grey VI
Blue – Prussian Blue, Pthalo Blue, Middle Pthalo Blue, Light Pthalo Blue, White (Luminance)
Green – Olive Green, Earth Green Yellowish, May Green, White (Luminance)
white – Warm Grey IV, Warm Grey III, Warm Grey II, White (Luminance)

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I cut a mask for the top of the cardstock and inked it up with Broken China Distress Oxide Ink. Is it not amazing how solid you can get that colour on Kraft cardstock! I did create a bit of a shadow using a grey coloured pencil. The sentiment comes from the same stamp set as the image!

I would like to enter this card in Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps Wonderful Wednesday Challenge.

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jessie

Balloon Boy

Hey everyone! I am here today sharing with you some awesome inspiration using Roberto’s Rascals Balloon boy!

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I coloured up my image with my coloured pencil then cut him out with scissors. I created the background using some distress inks and a little bit of masking. Adding the sun from the Make a Card Summber #16 Die set.

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jessie

Rub-a-dub-dub

Hey everyone! We are still celebrating release week over at Whimsy Stamps! Today I coloured up an image from the Rub-a-dub-dub set!

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I stamped the little duck in a tub out onto some Kraft paper and coloured it up with my Polychromos Coloured Pencils, except for white I used my Luminance white.

Polychromos used:
Tub – Luminance white, Warm Grey IV, Warm Gret II
Duck – Dark Chrom Yellow, Dark Cadmium Yellow, Light Cadmium Yellow
Beak – Orange Glaze, Cadmium Orange
Bubbles – Cobalt Blue-Greenish, Light Cobalt Turquois, Luminance White

I used up some of my spotted paper from my shash, a little yellow ribbon. I used just the Rub-a-dub-dub part of the sentiment from the same set and a couple pink Enamel dots from the Summer Breeze Enamel dots.

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jess

Magicals Kit

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Hey everyone! Today I have a card using the Magicals Kit from The Greeting Farm. Unfortunately this set is retired but I can’t help but use my Greeting Farm sets, retired or not!

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I coloured her up with my Prismacolor Coloured Pencils, the paper I use is Fabriano Artistico 140lbs hotpress watercolour paper.

skin – Dark Brown, Sienna Brown, Burnt Ocher, Peach, Light Peach, White
hair – Black Grape, Dark Purple, Dahlia Purple, Mulberry, Lavender, Greyed Lavender, White
Clothing – Peacock blue, Aquamarine, Parrot Green, Light Aqua, Light Green, White, Black

I used up some old papers from Prima’s Ladies Diary collection. Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers, a few chipboard pieces from Scrapenic, and a seam binding bow that I coloured with Heidi Swapp Color Shine!

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jess

Magnolia Daffodil Tilda

Hey everyone! Today I have another Design Team Project for Quick Creations to share with you all! I coloured up Magnolia’s Daffodil Tilda  on Kraft paper with coloured pencils!

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The coloured the image with PrismaColour Coloured pencils.

Coloured Pencils used:
Skin – Sepia, Dark Brown, Light Umber, Brown Ocher, Peach, Light Peach, White
Cheeks – Crimson Red, Magenta, Pink, Blush Pink
Hair – Sepia, Sandbar Brown, Gingerroot
Purple – Black Grape, Violet, Parma Violet, Lilac, Greyed Lavendar
Grey – French Grey 90%, French Grey 70%, French Grey 50%, French Grey 20%
Green – Kelp Green, Moss Green, Olive Green, Artichoke, Lime Peel
Sky – Indigo Blue, True Blue, Non-photo Blue, Blue Slate, Sky Blue Light
Clouds – Slate Grey, Cloud Blue

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I used the Prima “Tales of you and me” 6×6 patterned paper, a couple of die cuts of the La La Land Crafts Diamond Wire die and some cheese cloth finished off the front of this card.

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Thanks for stopping by,
hugz,
Jessie

4 Seasons

Hey everyone! Jessie here to share with you my latest C.C. Designs make using the 4 Seasons Boys and 4 Seasons Girls stamps! I love how you get so much bang for buck with these two sets, literally, you can use these all year round! I stamped these out and coloured them up using the no lines colouring technique.

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I then simply matted a couple layers of patterned paper on kraft cardstock, die cut the fabulous Birch Tree Die I am still swooning over a little bit on twine and its all done!

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Now you really need to jump over to the C.C. Designs store and pick some of these gems up for your stash!

Thanks for stopping by,
Jess

Aloha 2

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Hey everyone, today I have a card to share with you using tone of the new Creative Basic Dies. I used the Fancy Rectangles & Layering Die Set to cut the front pannel, I then used some masks cut from various dies in my stash and my Clarity Stencil Brushes with my Distress ink to create the back ground.

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I coloured up one of the sweet girls in the Aloha Kit from The Greeting Farm with my coloured pencils.

Colours used: (all Prismacolor Pencils)
Skin – Dark Brown, Sienna Brown, Burnt Ocher, Peach, Light Peach, Eggshell, White
Hair – Putty Beige, Peach Beige, Light Umber, Expresso, White
Green – Limepeel, Apple Green, Olive Green, Kelp Green, Black, White
Purple – Black, Black Grape, Black Cherry, Dark Purple, Mulberry, White
Pink – Magenta, Pink, Blush Pink, Black, White

I then folded a piece of cardstock in half and ran the same die from the Fancy Rectangles and Layering Die set though die cutter a couple of times and make a shaped card base and put the card front on top to finish off the card.

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Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jess