May 27, 2015

Inspiration Destination - The Paper Shelter

Hello again!
Great to have you here!
Over at the 
Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog 
is being sponsored by 
The Paper Shelter.
I decided to use their beautiful image titled 
 Beginning with a 3x3 canvas I prepped the sides.  The image was printed onto my favorite paper which is 
solar white Super Smooth, 250 sheets #03249.  The best paper I've had for Copics and I love it!
Here are the Copic Pens I used:
E0000, E000, E02, E11, E31, E32, E35, E41, E51, FRYR, R22, R45, V93.
I also used a glitter pen.
Jolee stickers of Doves, Distress Ink, Broken China.
Swing over and see what other images you can find at 
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May 20, 2015

Inspiration Destination - Inky Impressions

Over at the
where Anything goes is being sponsored by
I am using their image titled
I'm beginning with the Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Salty Ocean, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint & Black Soot.  I used a 6x6 TCW Mini Gears stencil.  
I have a piece of green fiber paper that I used for grass.  
Liquid Applique for the far away clouds that puff up after a heat gun is applied.
The following Copic Pens were used:
E13, E3, E4, E95, E79, G11, G12, G21, G24, G28, R0000, R000, Y0000, Y000, Y00, YG11, C1, C4.
A huge thank you to 
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Apr 20, 2015

Inspiration Destination - Rick St. Dennis

This week at the
is being sponsored by the very talented,
I'm bringing to life this wonderful image named 
"Clown Alley 2015"
Think he's happy or sad?
He was colored with the following Copic Pens:
E00, E2, E7, E13, E21, E41, E51, B000, B00, B2, B5, B6, B37, G000, G40, G82, R000, R00, R2, R6, R37, R46, R59, R83, RV02, RV42, RV95, V9, V12, V17, V95, Y6, Y13, Y19, Y38, YR00, YR12, YR18, YR23, YR31, YR65, YG00, YG1, YG6, YG12, YG41,  W1, W3, W5, FYRI, 100.
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where its always
Anything Goes!
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Mar 23, 2015

Unique Laser Designs -Easter Canvas

Ivy back with you today, I wanted to share this Easter canvas project using 
for your custom laser engraved wood, chipboard and cork embellishments.    

I'm beginning with a 3x3 mini canvas and I will be using mini Butterfly,  Birds, Bunnies & Easter Eggs.

I applied gesso to all the pieces.

On the Easter Egg, I used Distress Paints, different color for each section then I set them aside to dry.

Distress inks used to cover half of the canvas with Salty Ocean (sky) and on the other half, I lightly blended in Spun Sugar.  

Using a butterfly stencil, I applied Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel to the upper left corner of the canvas and set it aside to dry.

I painted the bunny with white acrylic paint and used my Copic Pens to color the bunny's ears, eye and the bird.

As I went on with my project, I decided to add the Butterfly embellishment.

I decided to use glossy accent to adhere the Micro Beads onto the Easter Egg, as well as the Butterfly below.

Below I used the white liquid applique for the bunny's tail.

Using a heat tool, I puffed out the the tail.  
(be careful not to burn the liquid appliqué if you plan on using it)

Using Flower Soft, (pink and yellow) I created the foreground adhering it with the flower soft glue.

I'm in love at how it all came together.

Added some pastel colored seeds that came out of a floral arrangement, some clear rhinestones held it all together with glossy accent.
I used the Distress Ink, Salty Ocean and lightly went over the stencil which made it pop out.  

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Supplies Used:
3x3 canvas, gesso, white acrylic paint, matte super heavy gel, distress paint, distress ink, blending tool, glossy accent, flower soft, flower soft glue, liquid applique, micro beads, butterfly stencil, heat tool, copic pens, pastel flower seeds, clear rhinestones.

Mar 18, 2015


This week at the
we have 
as our sponsors. 

First one up is
I will be using her image, 
Another 3x3 canvas mini panel.  I used Distress Paint,  Broken China and Picket Fence.  
I took 3 shades of green cardstock and cut slivers and used it as grass.

For the ground, I used Martha Stewart (Brown) Micro Beads.  Those went on with Glossy Accent.

I used Liquid Applique for clouds, near and far.  I used a heat gun to make it puff.  I love this stuff!
Copic Pens used for the elephant are:
R08, R14, R29, R39, R83, Y00, Y08, Y17, BV0000, V12.
I then covered the him with Glossy Accent and set aside to dry.

I used a thin piece of wire for the balloon.

Thanks Gerda!


For our next sponsor is,

Here is their cute image,
"Ladybug Fairy".
I used a 3x3 mini canvas panel with my Gelatos from 
Faber Castell.  I used the pink, gold and white.  Using my finger, I blended the colors.  I had a lace frame that fit perfectly around the canvas so I glued it down using my faithful glue gun.

Once I glued down the fence I used my mini red and white mushrooms that I purchased from RetroCafeArt.  A metallic butterfly as her fairy wings.
She was colored with Copic Pens:
E0000, E000, E11, C1, C5, R00, R05, R29, R37, R83, RV34, RV66, RV91.
 I wrote down the words, "Loyal, Friends and Forever" onto white cardstock, cut them each out and distressed them.  They were adhered with glue dots.
Thanks Bugaboo!
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