Saturday, 15 April 2017

Delicious Doodles Double

Good afternoon. My lovely friend Bettina let me know about the DT call over at Delicious Doodles and I thought I would give it a try out, so I purchased some of these gorgeous images and made two completely different cards for the DT call.

This first card uses the gorgeous Blossom and I thought I would go with my girly pink and aqua colour combo on this one.


And my second card called to my gothic side. I used Gothic Fairy on this one and lots of dark and creepy bits! 

Both completely different, but I love them both! 

Little bit about me: I am a primary school teacher here in the UK, living with my boyfriend of just over 20 years and our spoilt little cat Miss Tallulah Zazzles (Not my name pick!). I started card making about 10 years ago when I was hunting for something to do during the school summer holidays. I started off with a cheap set from eBay containing some Sizzix die cuts and card blanks. Oh those first cards were hideous, but that was probably the best £5 I have ever spent as it completely opened me up to a whole new creative side I didn't know I had. 

I colour most of my images with Copics, but once in a blue moon do dig out my Distress Ink markers for a bit of watercolouring with them. I generally make cards, but have begun to dabble in mixed media a little bit, making some canvasses and other 3D projects. 

These cards are also for 
Fab 'n' Funky's Challenge #346 Fantasy (Entering Gothic Fairy only in this one) 
Southern Girls Challenge #157 Show Us Your Favourite Colour Combo (The pink and aqua combo is one of my faves, although purple and black is my fave for Hallowe'en/darker themed cards too!)

Recipes:

Blossom

Papers: Strawberry Slush (Retired), Pool Party & Soft Suede all from Stampin' Up, Floral Paper Blocs Patterned Papers from Joy Crafts, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Copic Markers

Accessories: Pool Party Ribbon (Retired) & Strawberry Slush Twine (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Doilies & Eyelet Lace Punch Around The Page Set both from Martha Stewart, Pearls & Charm both from stash, Butterfly 2 pcs Die 6002/0390 & Around With Butterflies Dies 6002/0322 both from Joy Crafts

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E55, E57, E59
Eyeshadow - E70, E71, E74
Lips - RV21, RV23, RV25
Nail - RV66, RV69
Top - R81, R83, R85, R89
Bracelet - BG05, BG07, BG09
Stems - G21, G24
Flowers - RV52, RV55, BG32, BG53, BG57
Butterfly - BG11, BG45, BG49, RV17, RV19, W3, W5, W7
Dots - BG000, BG02

Gothic Fairy

Papers: Perfect Plum & Basic Black both from Stampin' Up, Patterned Papers from Craft Box, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Copic Markers, Silver Wink of Stella

Accessories: Vintage Border Die 6002/0366 from Joy Crafts, Masquerade Party Enamel Dots from Teresa Collins, Flowers, Charms, Ribbon, Snipart and glass cabochon all from Craft Box

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E13, R11
Hair - C5, C7, C9, V12, V15, V17, V99
Eyes - YG61, YG63, YG67
Eyeshadow & Nails - V25, V28
Wings - V91, V93
Skulls - C1
Rose - C3, C5, C7, C9
Leaves - G24, G28, G29
Background - BV23, BV25, BV29

And that's all from me for this post folks! Wish me luck with the DT call! 

3 comments:

  1. Lovely images and coloring. I Love your skin tones. So glad you joined us at Morgan's ArtWorld.

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  2. Great card - thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky.

    Helen x

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  3. Wow! Stunning cards and fabulous colouring. They are gorgeous cards. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with Lemon Shortbread Blog Challenge!

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