29 April 2019

Owl - Through the Craftroom Door, coloured pencil

This week's sponsor for the Through the Craftoom Door challenge is Jeremiah Ketner, Small and Round.

Jeremiah Ketner paints a world to which fairytales belong. His paintings often depict richly colored environments inhabited by a cast of pensive, dreamy young women and whimsical sprites. Each character presents a unique brand of beauty. Renowned throughout the US and internationally, Ketner attributes his influence to Art Nouveau, Japanese Aesthetics and Anime. He resides and creates from his studio in Tokyo, Japan.

Coloring pages: http://etsy.com/shop/smallandround
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Prize: 5 images (winners choice) and 30% off coupon for any coloring pages on my Etsy store

For my inspiration project, I coloured Owl with Prismacolor pencils with Nuvo drop and Aqua Shimmer accents to make an oversized card.

27 April 2019

Chick - watercolour marker

"You fit in here?" "Hmmm, tasty worm..." This little scene is a House Mouse and Friends stamp that I coloured with Zig Clean Colour markers and paired with Kaisercraft papers.

23 April 2019

Hero! - coloured pencil, loose glitter, die cutting, stencilling, accordion card

"Here's to strong women! May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them!" Strong women are my heroes! My accordion card features Kraftin' Kimmie stamps, inks, and stencil, Karen Burniston dies, Prismacolour pencil colouring, loose glitter, and foiled cardstock in an explosion of stars and superness.

19 April 2019

Donut - embossing, stencilling

Yummy yummy donuts! My belated birthday card features a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp set and stencil with Kraftin' Kimmie inks and embossing.

Mistle-toad - watercolour, stencilling

Have a punny Christmas! My card feature a stamp set and stencil set from Newton's  Nook with Distress Oxide stencilling and Distress marker colouring. I have a friend whose nickname is Toad, so stamps and other things with a toad or frog make me think of her. I used a cheeky sentiment on the inside, too, inspired by my friend.

18 April 2019

Cowa-bunny - single layer, stencilling, masking, coloured pencil

Cowa-bunny, Dude! Sending Easter blessings your way. The sun has risen, let's go catch some waves. My early morning chillin' single layer card features stencilling, masking, and coloured pencils with Kraftin' Kimmie stamps, inks, and stencil, and My Favorite Things stencils. Aren't those shorts the bomb?

17 April 2019

Love Story Box - die cutting, 3d embossing

For a small wedding gift, I created a box with 3D embossing and die cuts from Spellbinders and Simply Refined and a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp. "Two hearts believing in just one mind. Beating together 'til the end of time."

15 April 2019

Spring Fae - alcohol marker, stencilling, mixed media

This week's sponsor for the Through the Craftroom Door challenge is Sakuems!

Sakuems is a French self-employed illustrator creating fantasy inspired characters around nature and magic. She has been working on her art for more than a decade and is currently running her etsy store with original watercolor pieces, drawings, high quality prints and coloring book along with other merchandizing featuring her characters.

The prize this week is the 3 images the design team is using for the inspiration projects.

For my project, I used Spectrum Noir alcohol markers with accents of Spectrum Noir metallic pen and Nuvo Aqua Shimmer on the image. I framed it with a Kaisercraft frame I had decorated with Marabu shimmer spray and Nuvo mica mist using stencils from Dylusions and Teresa Collins.

12 April 2019

Adventure Begins - watercolour

I love the start of a journey, the beginning of an adventure when anything is possible and the vista is wide open. I love starting out with no specific destination in mind and just going out to get 'lost' and find new places and things. My plaque features a House Mouse and Friends stamp watercoloured with Finetec and plain watercolour and paired with CC Designs die, Tim Holtz frame, and DCWV paper.

10 April 2019

Congrats - glittering 2 ways, 3D embossing, coloured pencil

Hurrah!! You done did good! Raise a cheer! Congrats! My card features Kraftin' Kimmie stamps and inks, Prismacolor pencil colouring, Cosmic Shimmer holographic glitter and metallic rub, Nuvo mica mists, a Tim Holtz 3D embossing folder, and a Tim Holtz die. Ra-Ra!

08 April 2019

Birthday Tea - embossing, die cutting

A lovely spot of tea for your birthday. My tea-full card features Impression Obsession dies with embossing from Emerald Creek.

04 April 2019

Flower - stencilling 3 ways, coloured pencil, masking, embossing

Spring is in the air (ah-choo!) and in puddles all around bring us blossoms that bloom and grow, bloom and grow forever. It's a lovely path that's lined with flowers. My Spring inspired card features Kraftin' Kimmie stamps, inks, and stencil with Faber-Castell coloured pencils and embossing on vellum.

02 April 2019

Woman of Wonder - single layer card, coloured pencil, masking, stencilling

Be a strong, brave, humble badass! Stand proud and be yourself. My aspirational single layer card features stamps by Unity Stamp Co, stencilling with a My Favorite Things stencil and Distress ink, and colouring with Prismacolor pencils.

01 April 2019

Matryoshka - TTCRD, colored pencil, tri-fold card

This week's sponsor for the Through the Craftroom Door blog challenge is Kitchen Sink Stamps!

I am Maria Colosimo, the creator, and founder of Kitchen Sink Stamps. My husband Jim and i have been very proud to offer stampers around the world a variety of our original stamp designs, specializing in Multi-Step (layered) stamping in high-quality clear photopolymer, manufactured here in the USA by a leader in the industry, ever since the beginning.
It is very important to us that every one of our customers are happy & successful multi-step stamping with their Kitchen Sink Stamps. This is why we give our customers whatever support they need! We offer our customers free Color Recipes (available for most of our multi-step stamp sets), Multi-Step Tutorials (written & video demos), projects, and samples which all can be found and accessed after registering to our KSS Forum. We also give one on one direct help support through email at kitchensinkstamps@gmail.com. AND... if our customers ever lose a stamp or have a stamp that tears, just email us and we will replace it free of charge.

The prize for the challenge is a $25 gift certificate!

For my card, I used the Nesting Dolls set from Kitchen Sink Stamps in a tri-fold card. I coloured the dolls with Koh-i-Noor with Nuvo drop accents. I added a Jillibean Soup sentiment die and a sentiment from Unity Stamps on the inside with the smallest doll.

Snow Angel - Sheepski Design, alcohol marker, embossing

The theme for April's Sheepski Designs blog challenge is "Wings". Looking through my cache of images from Andrea, I giggled when I scrolled down to Snow Happy 'cause angels have wings. I hope it brings a smile to you, too, 'cause there's snow-buddy like you!

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