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Playing With Colored Images & Entering Challenges

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Card #1

A couple years ago, I didn’t have the space I needed to have an entire studio. So I just printed or stamped random images with the intention of one-day making cards for them. Well, it finally happened! I made the cards for these images I colored.    I even found a few challenges to inspire me so I played along. I can’t remember the Copic colors I used, but I will list the other things I used to make the cards for each challenge.  All of the images are Sheri Baldy – Besties  

For the first card, I used a stencil I made with my Cricut and blended 3 Distress Oxide Inks; Mustard Seed, Festive Berries & Peacock Feathers. I stamped an old sentiment from my stash with Versamark, then embossed it on black CS, then added a few misc sequins. She is so “Spring-y” I just love her!   The challenges that inspired me for this card are: Freshly Made Sketches – #FMS427

(I flipped it sideways)   Color & Sketch Challenges – #362

( I tried my best to match them with the Oxide Inks)   Crafty Sentiments – “Spring is Coming”

(Common’ Spring! Hurry up and get here lol)   Always Fun Challenges – #154 “Flowers”

Card #2

For this card, I had someone in mind so it was perfect when I was inspired to make a Birthday Card. I found some patterned paper in my scrap drawer that reminded me of Birthday Confetti. Then I blended the background on some white CS with Festive Berries, Mustard Seed & Dusty Concord Distress Oxide Inks. I splattered some water on the BG, and when it dried I spattered a white Pearl Ex & Gouache Mixture on it. Cut it out with a Stitched Rectangle Die and added a few misc sequins, and voila!  Done like dinner!   Shopping Our Stash – Birthday #416

Cuttlebug Mania – Birthday

Card #3

This one is probably my favorite! I’m always inspired by Festive Friday! So I set out to use 3 things from their list again this week. I used Hearts, Sequins, and for the glitter, I added some Stickles to her necklace and dress. I also used a Glitter Sakura Gel Pen. I masked a circle I cut out of some transfer tape on my Cricut, then blended the background with “Mowed Lawn” Distress Oxide Ink. I have heart stencil I made on my Cricut, so I dabbed on some white ink over the little hearts. When the ink was dry I colored over the white hearts with a Pink Sakura Glitter Gel Pen. Popped on a few misc sequins, added a sentiment, some strips of patterned paper and I was good to go in no time!  
Festive Friday FF#0055

Thanks for another inspiring list this week!    I also found an “Anything Goes” Challenge over at the Anything Goes Challenge Blog

Gotta love a good “Anything Goes” Challenge!   Thank you to everyone that puts in all the hard work to keep us inspired and post awesome challenges. You are truly appreciated (((hugs)))

Until I see you again,

Happy StampinG’!
My Inkie Fingers
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5 Comments

  • Lee Ann Barrett March 23, 2020 at 1:19 am

    Fabulous coloring on all of your cards! I really love your stenciled and sponged background on your first card. What an eye catcher! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  • Kim S March 23, 2020 at 1:10 pm

    They are totally charming!! I love the colorful backgrounds you created for each of them! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  • My Inkie Fingers March 23, 2020 at 3:46 pm

    Thank You Kim! Always a pleasure and so much fun <3

  • Ann Schach March 30, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    Oh my gosh! All of your cards are adorable, and your coloring is fabulous!Thank you for sharing at Festive Friday.

  • My Inkie Fingers March 31, 2020 at 12:37 am

    Awww thanks Ann <3

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