Saturday, 25 March 2017

Ching-Chou Kuik - Bookworm Dolly

I love all things magical and fae and fairies being the top of these, another love of mine is books so combine the two means I will love no matter what.  A friend at work asked me to make a card for her daughters 17th birthday, she is a lovely girl who always has her head in a book and this is what I came up with.  



She is coloured using copic markers, and wink of stella applied pretty much everywhere.  I have used some old kaiserkraft papers and stampin up plain card stock and ribbon.  Birthday stamp liliofthevalley and punches stampin up.  Emeblishments are eBay.  Hope you like her, thanks for stopping by xx

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Lahla Three Little Birds - Faeryink

I love these images from faeryink, they are so magical and fun to colour.  I also find the generosity of site owners who give freebies to followers the ultimate best because like most of us in life I have a limited craft budget.  

Lahla has been coloured using copics, and matching up to the colours of the kaiserkraft and stampin up papers.  The back paper has a very light music sheet pattern which is very romantic.  I have used embellishments for eBay which mach up to the colours lovely,  and inked the edges of the image to match the clouds on the backing papers, hope you like her xx





Aurora Wings - Sprite Delight

This month on aurora wings challenge blog they are giving away this free digi, so I felt a very strong urge to colour her and submit her into the blog challenge :)

I have coloured using copics and wanted to use these papers so matched up the colours.  The papers are stampin up along with embellishments so everything is exactly the same colour.  I have used a white gel pen for some highlights and wink of stella for some shimmer.  xx


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Monday, 6 March 2017

Aurora Wings - Gardenia

Hi there, as you can see from this card I have gone out of my safety zone by placing the image on a angle.  I have recently noticed that all my cards are very central or if to the side it is evenly done.

I have coloured her in using copics.  paper is kaiserkraft and stampin up card stock used and inks to edge the image.  Embellishments are a mix of stampin up and eBay.  I have used liquid pearls on the image and wink of stella for a few little sparkly highlights.



Hope you like her thanks for stopping by, Lynsey xx

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Friday, 3 March 2017

Aurora Wings - Mermaid

Who doesn't love mermaids, I know I do.  I have coloured this gorgeous lady using copics and highlighted in white gel pen.

Purple paper is from stampin up in perfect plum and the green is from a old stash.  The shells are form a local shop and the garden and the emblishements all from eBay.

Hope you like her, thanks for stopping by, Lynsey xx




Entered into the following challenges:
Challenge #44 Anything Goes
New challenge of the month of March
  Week 9- Colour Crazy Challenge - Bugaboo - Team A
Challenge #7 For The Girls
Challenge 44
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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Paper Nest Dolls - Chick Chick
http://thepapernestdolls.blogspot.com.au

Today I have the absolute pleasure to be guest designer for Paper Nest Dolls.  This is a family run business and all the hand drawn designs are based on the families 6 children.

This gorgeous young lady was a pleasure to colour and I really went to town with making sure I made her bright and fresh.


I have coloured her in using copic markers.  The embellishment is Liliofthevalley and a stampin up punch used along with the paper colours pink pirouette and bashful blue.  I had some bashful blue ribbon stashed away so used that as well.  The egg paper is from old stock and I made the egg in the background using a oval die and perfect plum paper.


The embellishments used are from local shops and the chicks have a touch of wink of stella along with all the love hearts in the picture.  

The second image I had the privilege of colouring is Bunny Girl, again she was coloured with copics.  This time I have gone for a shabby chic feel to the card which also has a detachable bookmark.



The papers are stampin up pear pizazz and blushing bride with matching ink pads along with soft suede.  The embelishemtns are locally sourced.  Close up on the bunny I have used glossy accents on his nose and the spots in his ears.  I used wink of stella in clear on his tale and the flowers on the egg.


Hope you like these images and the cards I have made, thanks for visiting, hugs, Lynsey xx




Scrappers Delights - teacup fairy

This gorgeous little lady was great fun to colour and as soon as I saw her I new what papers and style I wanted to use.  I was thinking vintage all the way.



Copics used:

Skin - E000, 00, 04, 21 R20, 22
All greens - BG72, 75, 78
All golds and orange- R35, YR04, Y11, Y19

She is finished off with a splash in wink of stella in clear on her wings and hair and the butterfly.
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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.  

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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 


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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

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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 



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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


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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" 



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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.



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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.