Monday, 13 February 2017

Ching-Chou Kuik - Wishing Stars

Good afternoon my lovely crafting friends, I have decided to use this image for my entry into the monthly challenge which is themed love is all around around.  I thought about adding some love hearts to the imaged but decided not to as in my opinion you dont always need hearts to express love. I gave the image a romantic shabby chic feel which is also a love of mine <3  Hope you like her, I just have to now figure out how to make a box envelope for her as the flowers are too big for a conventional one.  Happy Valentines Day <3xoxo<3


After I had ripped the edges of the papers I inked with a sponge and stampin up Soft sky and blushing bride inks.

Copics:

Skin - E000, 00, 21, 04, R22, 20
Dress - BG 09, 10, 15, 23
Sleeves and bow - R20, 22, 59
Hair - E21, 25, 29

Pattered paper - Kaisercraft - Charlottes Dream
Plain paper - Stampin up - Soft sky, blushing bride
Lace - Stampin up Crumb cake 
Stamp - Stampin up French Foliage 

Embellishments from eBay and local shops

Entered into the following challenges:

http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.com.au/2017/02/ching-chou-kuik-digital-stamps.html
Challenge 280 - For special moment
With Love
Challenge #70 Love and Romance
  Wk 6 - Anything Goes at Colour Crazy Challenge
Challenge #281 - Be My Valentine



Sunday, 12 February 2017

Scrappers Delights - Cupid

This is my design on the lovely cupid image from Scrappers Delights.  I think she is just lovely and with valentines coming up who knows <3

Find her here along with some lovely other digi images 

http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.com.au



Coloured using copic markers.

Skin - E000, 02, 04, 21
Background - E70, 71, 74
Clothes and hair - R20, 22, 25, 59, E70

Stampin up papers and xoxo die and punch.  Card stock of crumb cake and rose red.

Embellishments from spotlight pins and wooden hearts

Entered into the following challenges:
Challenge #29 Anything Goes with a twist of "I love Red"
Week 402 - Hearts and/or Flowers
http://cck-digitalstamps-challenge.blogspot.com.au/2017/02/ching-chou-kuik-digital-stamps.html
Challenge #59: Herzen / Hearts
Challenge 280 - For a special moment
With Love
Challenge #70 Love and Romance
  Wk 6 - Anything Goes at Colour Crazy Challenge
https://fabrikafantasydigis.blogspot.com.au/2017/02/challenge-6-add-heart.html#more


Friday, 10 February 2017

The Paper Shelter - She Wolf

For those who know me would know how much I loved this image when I saw it.  My love of Native American culture came from me failing school and a teacher saying just read this...Bury my heart at wounded knee.  The book went flying across the room a few times but a love started.  I have never been to America...as yet...

I have kept this card very simple as felt it did not need bling embellishments of frills of any kind.  I googled the quote so apologise if it is incorrect.


Coloured with copics:
Skin - E31, 33, 35 Cheeks - R81, 83
Hair - E21, 25, 29 and B12
Wolf - W1, 3, 5, 7 and B12
Leaves and snowflakes - B12, G82, 94, 99

Paper is stampin up Sky Blue and grey paper is kaisercraft, after 5 collection

I edged the image using sponge with sky blue and smokey slate (R) ink pads from stampin up

Thursday, 9 February 2017

<3 Aurora Wings - Sunflower Sprite <3

The theme for the Aurora Wings Facebook challenge was red, white and pink, and so we've have a image which is...red, white and pink.



Copics - Face and small flower leaves: R20, 22, 35
Sprites petals - R29, 35, 59 and C8
Leaves - G82, 84 and 89

The paper is all stampin up Rose Red and Blushing Bride, pattern paper os love blossom designer paper.  

Stamp xoxo is stampin up Bloomin' love

Embellishments - lace and white velvet ribbon - Ebay 

Touched up with wink of stella for a bit of sparkle 

Entered into the following challenges:

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : Ching Chou Kuik - DandelionLots of competitions t...

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : Ching Chou Kuik - Dandelion
Lots of competitions t...
: Ching Chou Kuik - Dandelion Lots of competitions this month have the theme of love, this one was love song.  There is only so many vale...
Ching Chou Kuik - Dandelion

Lots of competitions this month have the theme of love, this one was love song.  There is only so many valentine cards I can give my family so wanted to make this into a friendship card.  The image is so soft and pretty.  Moon River is one of the best songs....EVER!!! <3


Copics:
Skin - E000, 00, 04, 21
Hair - BG12, 24, 28, 29
Grass - G40, 82, 94, 99
Flowers/dress - R20, 22, 35
Dandelions - E31, 33, 35

Papers:
Kaiser craft - Tea at Elsies
Stampin up - Night of Navy, Calypso Coral (ribbon), Always Artichoke (R)

Wink of Stella in clear used to add that little touch of sparkle, the inside of the card and envelope was stamped with images from eBay and stampin up and used Night of navy and calypso coral inks.  Embellishments are eBay.




Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : Aurora Wings - PansyI love this image and I had c...

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : Aurora Wings - Pansy
I love this image and I had c...
: Aurora Wings - Pansy I love this image and I had coloured in in one night while watching Gilmore Girls <3 then the February challeng...
Aurora Wings - Pansy

I love this image and I had coloured in in one night while watching Gilmore Girls <3 then the February challenge came up with the colour scheme of Mardi Gras colours, green, purple and gold.  Looked through my coloured images and this lady jumped out at me.

I have coloured her in copics, and just added some touches and shading with primsmacolor pencils, this is new to me so its very light.  I have used stampin up card stock and some eBay embellishments.  I never post pictures of the inside of the card so thought this time I would.  Hope you like her, hugs Lynsey xxx




Entered into the following challenges:
Challenge #43 Mardi Gras Colors
https://polkadoodle.blogspot.com.au/2017/01New challenge of the month of February
week-4-anything-goes-polkadoodles.html
Challenge #187 "Add a Butterfly" 

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : So since I started the blog is has mainly been for...

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : So since I started the blog is has mainly been for...: So since I started the blog is has mainly been for competitions for cards etc...so thought it was about time i posted a few of my photo&#39...

Monday, 6 February 2017

So since I started the blog is has mainly been for competitions for cards etc...so thought it was about time i posted a few of my photo's.  Just a bit a playing with the macro lens.

This one is taken in Fremantle WA, down by the docs



This is taken of a friends old marble chess set in her garage on a mirror 


Another of my Art by MiRan favourite images

This time I tried to mix pens and pencils not sure how clear it has worked :)




Entered into the following challenges:
Challenge #77 ANYTHING GOES
https://polkadoodle.blogspot.com.au/2017/01/week-4-anything-goes-polkadoodles.html
New challenge of the month of February

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Art By Mi Ran progressive challenge February

Well this month was a bit sad in that this is the last progressive challenge for the Facebook page and it is in fact closing down.  The etsy shop is to remain open but the artist is following a different direction.  I have only discovered this world of digi stamps about 6 months ago and obviously by my blog I am slightly smitten.  I did however win a January challenge so will pick a new picture and get that up as soon as.

So also I have chose to use my new prismacolor pencils of which I am still playing.  My blending is way off but like the richness the image has given.  

Entered into the following challenges:


Saturday, 28 January 2017

Full fairy colouring page - Scrappers Delights

So this time i was practicing grass.  Its not very often I do a large piece but this time round had great fun.  Good job I had copic refills on order :)


Saturday, 14 January 2017

Scrappers Delights Mid month inspiration

This is lovely Fifi, I decided to try something new for the blog and thats really come to terms with my prismacolor pencils.  I printed onto cartridge paper which is not very strong and think I need to invest in some other papers.  She's a lovely little ballerina and also comes within the circus themes.

Some papers from stampin up used, all embellishments from eBay and the believe stamp from Liliofthevalley 


Entered into the following challenges:

Saturday, 7 January 2017

The Paper Shelter happy Chef.

This guy is such a jolly chef, I imagine him Italian but it was my nephews birthday and wanted to make him a special card as he started chef college this year.  I really enjoyed this card as most of mine are girly cards so lovely to do something a bit different.

Image all coloured with copics and stamping up paper used.  The metallic 18 was card from forever ago :)


Entered into the following challenges:
Christmas Break Challenge - Anything Goes

Saturday, 31 December 2016

Happy New Year 2017

Well Im happy to kickstart this new year with a guest design from one of my favourite designers Ching-Chou Kuik.

The image is called Dandelion Dream and is available in her etsy store.  Here is the blog link:



I have coloured her using copics and used various embellishments and glitter from eBay.  The papers are stamping up cards.  Thanks for dropping by xx

Entered into the following challenges:



Friday, 23 December 2016

Guest Designer for Art By Mi Ran 

This month I was lucky enough to be picked as guest designer, so I chose the lovely Beautiful Amy





I coloured her using copic markers and used some old Stampin up papers I had.  All the embellishments are eBay and I used liquid pearls on the strings.  There is a hint of wink of stella in her hair and on the fan.  Follow the link to see the whole blog post at art by Mi Ran <3

I will just take this time to say merry christmas and a prosperous new year xxx

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Scrappers Delights Advent calendar

Join us over at the Kit and Clowder Facebook page for a free stamp, a chance to win a free digital colouring book....and....40% off any full priced digi over $5.

This is the free stamp, Santa has been coloured using copics, I have used a scrappers delights background image and lots of glitter to make it look like snow.  Good luck and dont forget the freebie <3



Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Ballerina by Aurora Wings

So recently little Miss asked me to make some gifts for her dance teachers, I had already completed one for the principal so we made a trip to IKEA obtained some $2 frames and set to it...this is the final result.  All coloured in copic markers, I needed a big pot of tea after finishing them.  Took me 4 evenings :)

Monday, 28 November 2016

Scrappers Delight - Lady Constance

This is my design team card of Lady Constance.  Im on steam punk roll at the moment, in between Christmas products and loving the rush old time look.

I coloured her in copic markers, and used various card and designer paper from stampin up.   I distressed the clock die (kaiserkraft) in gold ink and used various embellishments from eBay.  The post cards are from Kmart.  I have highlighted some of her hair and make up using gold wink of stella 



Entered into the following challenges:

Wednesday, 23 November 2016


MiRan Facebook monthly challenge

This lovely lady if part of the monthly challenge in Facebook, I have coloured her in copics, and used various embellishments from eBay.  The sentiment is liliofthevalley, the punch and diaamonte are stampin up.  Liquid pearls used for some testrure and wink of stella.  The background is chalks


Entered into the following challenges:

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Aurora Wings - Ballerina

I made this image into a picture for my daughters dance teachers using the quote by Martha Graham of "Dance is the hidden language of the Soul" 



Entered into the following challenges:

Ching-Chou Kuik - Wishing Stars

I absolutely loved this image and as soon as the new papers came out for stampin up I new I had to make her dress to match.  I had great fun making this card.

Coloured with copic markers, stampin up papers and cherry cobbler used along with matching ribbon and a stampin up sentiment.





Entered into the following challenges:

Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog - November 2016 - Christmas


Saturday, 12 November 2016

New Release today, Scrappers Delights lovely christmas elf

Scrapper's Delights Challenge Blog
*Digital Stamps* : All Business, Free Template by Picaflor Azul Zen Cart Design

Pop over to Scrappers Delight to grab yourself this lovely elf, other designs to choose from as well.  

The colour scheme was picked to be untraditional and the fact that I have a 9 year old girl and these are her favourite colours.  Every christmas eve we sprinkle dust out for the reminder to find our house.  Hope you like her.



Entered into the following challenges:

ToryTales - Bears Love New Year

This post is about the trial of new textures, I coloured in this image from Torytales using copic markers and was really interested to try a technique had seen on Facebook this week of using white gel pens to add texture.

The first thing i did to create this card was pick my papers.  The next thing was to start working on the texture, lots of pen flicking.




The third step was to try a new type of background (feeling very adventurous today :)) i used distress inks and prayed water to make it look like a watercolour background.  Im using express it blending paper so the paper did have a little difficulty absorbing the water.  

The next step is putting it all together and adding the finishing touches, I sewed the paper together to last years christmas papers from stampin up, along with cherry cobbler card and ribbon and gumball green card.  The buttons and the tree are eBay specials and the stamp is a new one from stampin up this year.  The final step was adding some glossy accents to the bears noses for a little bit of shine.



   

Copics:
Bears E70, E71, E74, E77
Feet R81, R83
Presents and sack C7, R35, R46, R59
Presents and patch G40, G82, G94
















Friday, 11 November 2016

The gorgeous Winnie - Art by Mi Ran

This is the image I picked with my Top 3 win from last month.  I was inspired to colour this image as representation my niece, bright red hair and a coffee  in hand <3.

Coloured using copic markers and all stampin up paper and ribbon used.  Liliofthevalley sentiment and the little embellishments from eBay and spotlight.

I have used gold wink of stella on the coffee froth, hope you like her.



Sunday, 6 November 2016

Ching-Chou Kuik - Keep in Faith.

This was one of the images I picked from my winnings with the mermaid, I really love the style of this artist and just adore this.  As soon as I saw her I thought bright and bold.

I have coloured her using copic markers.  The papers are stampin up some old designer paper I had stashed away in Pumpkin Pie and daffodil delight.  All the embellishments are from eBay and the thank you stamp is also stampin up.



Entered into the following challenges:
Challenge #215


 

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

SCRAPPERS DELIGHT - PARIS CAFE

I love this image and decided that for this month I would try something a little different, so I have used prismacolour pencils for the first time.  I realise I have a lot to learn and pencils are very different to my usual copics but just love the vibrance they have given to this gorgeous image.  As soon as I saw the image I knew what she would look like and who is getting this card :)

kaiserkraft paper used, along with some stampin up stamps and card stock.  Flowers and corner embellishment are from eBay.




Thursday, 27 October 2016

Steampunk and Aurora Wings

Two of my favourite things.  I totally love this image and have to say I am super proud of my colouring on this.  

I have coloured her using copic markers, the die cut is from spotlight, the paper is kaiserkraft and the little post card is Kmart.  I inked the edges of the this and the papers to give it a used industrial look along with edging the clock die in gold.  The embellishments are from eBay.





Tuesday, 18 October 2016

MiRam facebook progressive challenge

This is the lovely elfette, which I have made for the October progressive challenge, I must admit Im a sucker for christmas card :)



Coloured with copic markers, stampin up paper and a scrap image used, decorated with Tim Holtz big die of the light, and covered from top to bottom with wink of stella 

Entered into the following challenges ;
Lavinia Stamps - October challenge

This challenge was to use all Lavinia Stamps and follow the colour theme of purple and blues.  Here is my end result and made it fancy using the twist and pop card template x




Sunday, 16 October 2016

SCRAPPERS DELIGHT LOVELY MERMAID

Today I had a house full of little girls so what do you do, make a mermaid card and don't we just love her? 

Coloured with copic markers, stampin up card stock used.  Embellished with memory box dies, shells from the garden other embelishments stampin up and bargain buys from eBay.


Wednesday, 12 October 2016

FAIRY INK FREEBIE

I absolutely adore this young lady, such a great image and so versatile.  I have coloured her using copic markers, used some lovely stampin up papers and embellishments.  The library card was such a bargain, $2 for 10 I think from kmart.  Glossy accents used for her eyes and lips.

Hope you like her.



Entered into the following challenges:



Tuesday, 11 October 2016




Scrappers Delight are having a massive sale, if you want some digi images its a good idea to pop over for a peak 


Sunday, 9 October 2016

SCRAPPERS DELIGHT MERMAID

Well Im very excited to announce I am now a member of the scrappers delight team.  I so excited I started this blog 2 months ago, and now Im getting pretty busy.  So, the mermaid has been rereleased and I made this little card for their blog.  I have coloured her in copic's and added touches of wink of stella in clear, glitter glue and liquid accents.

I have used all stampin up yardstick with the lowers and burlap from our local $1 shop.  I have you like her.


Please have a peek at Scrappers Delights blog, lots of challenges and inspiration - New Release Revisited!

Saturday, 8 October 2016


PIXIE PAN

A lovely little image from Scrappers Delight

Coloured with copics, and stampin up papers and punches used.


Entered into the following challenges:
 The Paper Shelter - Challenge #267 - Music and Dance
Scrappers Delight Facebook progressive challenge
Week 40 - Anything Goes - Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : Grungy Fairy Image.I decided to try a grungy vill...

Lynsey's craft with a bit of photography : Grungy Fairy Image.
I decided to try a grungy vill...
: Grungy Fairy Image. I decided to try a grungy village and my daughter said for halloween as we have coloured a pretty one.  The image i...
Grungy Fairy Image.

I decided to try a grungy village and my daughter said for halloween as we have coloured a pretty one.  The image is Fairy Village from Torytales.  I coloured using pencils (these are not bendable and belong to Miss 9) but I have definitely decided I would like some good ones.  So saving up it is.  

I decided on the embellishments, the frontage is the first time I have used it and the brads are stampin up, the corner piece is from eBay.


I distressed the image quite a lot as was really playing with the frontage but it got the thumbs up from little miss.

Halloween Witch

Well I had so much fun with the other witch that decided to try this one for halloween, I was happy with the vibrancy of the copic markers used to colour her.  Stampin up paper used and bow punch, lace and sparkles from the local $1 shop.