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Airbrush, Purple…and stories! Chatting while coloring

Airbrush, Purple…and stories! Chatting while coloring

Today I’m playing a bit with Copic airbrush, the color purple…and telling stories! Chatting while coloring is one way to while away the time when it takes longer to do the coloring than you have words to say about it. LOL! But I hope you’ll find it fun. And give me some advice too.

When I saw the All is Calm stamp set from Evelin T Designs Stamps, it had to LEAP right into my cart. I mean, for realz. All the critters, packages, tree, ladder – and NO MASKING to get the stamping done at the least! I did have to do some crazy fussycutting to get that ladder trimmed, and ended up having to do a little repair, but it worked in the end.

Note: Supplies are linked in the supply list at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used  – that means if you make a purchase using my links, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support of my work on this blog!  Read more.

Watch the video below or click HERE to watch it on YouTube.

Copic Airbrush is so much fun to play with – the hardest part is the masking, and usually I try to stamp and airbrush a few at once when I have the groove goin’ on. If you’d like to get started with Copic airbrush, there’s a tutorial HERE on what you need. You can also click on the word “Airbrush” in the tags on this post and see all the other Copic airbrush videos on my blog!

Au revoir, purple paper – there’s no more of you left, but I’m trusting my subscribers will tell me where to find more of you!

My aunt in Florida will love getting this card at Christmas….who would you send a card to using this stamp set?

Doing you a solid: 30% off sale!

Doing you a solid: 30% off sale!

Hey it’s me visiting you on a Tuesday, and I’m doing you a solid today, as the kids say – ie a big favor! There’s a huge sale – 30% off on a TON of great stuff – over at Ellen Hutson! Visit the sale category if you wanna go scroll through the 1400+ sale items…no coupon needed! Or…scroll down…


In this post, I’ve collected all the ones from the 66 pages worth of stamps and more that I’ve used in videos – along with the card and link so you can go see it and decide if ya need it. Coz, ya know, 30% off is a thing!

Note: Supplies are linked in the supply list at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used  – that means if you make a purchase using my links, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support of my work on this blog!  Read more.

Click on the pic to shop, or on the link below the pic to get to the blog post:

Bedside Manner SHOPBLOG POST
Christmas Kids SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Happily Ever Crafter SHOPVIEW IGTV
Big Sexy Blooms, SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
I Scream You Scream SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Summer Surfboards SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Modern Floral Frame SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Tee-Rific Dad, SHOP —- VIEW BLOG POST
Puddle Jumpers and Rainy Days Together —- VIEW IGTV
Cute Animals SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Cowgirls SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
DKD Shoes SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Sweet Friends, SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Market Stand, SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Mr. Snailman, SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Christmas Bee, SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Cactus Greetings, SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Basket of Blessings SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Saddle Up & Celebrate SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Mountain Holiday SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Teacher Lady SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Thistle SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Beach Lady and City Lady, VIEW BLOG POST
Better Together SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Mondo Holly SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Good Friends SHOPVIEW BLOG POST
Mondo Magnolia SHOPVIEW BLOG POST

WHEW! I’m pooped, are you? Happy shopping!
Sandy

Hard Candy Christmas Card – Monochromatic Watercolor

Hard Candy Christmas Card – Monochromatic Watercolor

In last month’s Ellen Hutson release, I had shared this card, and was surprised at how many requests came in to know how I did it. It’s not that hard, as you’ll see in the video!

Watch the video below or click HERE to view on YT.

Yep. It’s this simple.

The design here was super simple – I diecut the panel with a stitched die from MFT, adhered it to the card base, and popped the word “Christmas” on dimensional adhesive.

I’ll be posting this speed coloring over on Instagram later today – and will add a link here once I get it done.

Randomness: Drawing Toothless + free stuff and giveaways

Randomness: Drawing Toothless + free stuff and giveaways

This is a compilation vlog with lots of bits and pieces in it – my Inktober progress thus far, chatting about the changes I’ve been working on here on the blog, and of course – belatedly announcing the WINNER of the sketch challenge on World Cardmaking Day…which happens to be Nichole – email me your address and I’ll get your prize package out the door!

And now for the rest, which is all in the video – watch it below or head over to YouTube!

Links mentioned in the video:

Folks who have sent in submissions for the 100k – THANK YOU!

  1. Aya Elsheshtawy
  2. Cindy Roadman
  3. Deborah Bryson
  4. Diana Mills
  5. Diane Loughrey
  6. Dwen Doggett
  7. Karen Roberts
  8. Katherine Cartwright
  9. Lisa Thill
  10. Lynn Lawitzke
  11. Maranda Mathis
  12. Maria Nyce
  13. May Flaum
  14. Päivi Cajan
  15. Paula Peterson Warnock
  16. Paulyne VanderSloot
  17. Reen Lee
  18. Sherry Woods
  19. Teresa Dougan
  20. Tomi Anne Lessaris
  21. And a lady on Facebook – I saved your video but now can’t find your name! Eeep!
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  • RENDR Sketchbook – BlickAMZ
  • Pentel Energel .5 Pen – AMZ
Holiday Scene Week #4: Snowy Walk

Holiday Scene Week #4: Snowy Walk

In today’s journey through Holiday Scene Week – we’re taking a snowy walk! Or at least these snow people are. I’ve created a little pathway between trees, and stone gates on two sides to enter though.

And a note: I think I just blew up the blog. LOL! I tried getting fancy and changing to a new theme but it’ll take me a few days to get it tidied up. One cool feature I’d love your help with – when you find a post you like, click a “rating” on it – that’ll give it little stars and make the stamps all happy!

Watch the video below or click HERE to view on YouTube.

Colors used….

The white pencil highlights are done with a Polychromos white but you can also use a Prismacolor or other brand with enough opacity.

Holiday Scene Week #3: Pine Branch

Holiday Scene Week #3: Pine Branch

Today’s really *simple* scene is adding a pine bough to an ornament….it’s not an intricate scene but it sets more of a setting than just having an ornament dangling on the card!

The technique is a simple version of the Simply Christmas watercolor class so if this is intriguing, click on this pic to see more:

Here’s a little review of what’s going on with the series this week…and you know how it goes with stamps, they may run out, so if you’re the type to shop ahead, here are links: Penguin Cheer, Woodland Holiday,Fun in the Snow, Dinomite Christmas, Snow Fun, and new MFT in the upper right.

Note: Supplies are linked in the supply list at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used  – that means if you make a purchase using my links, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support of my work on this blog!  Read more.

Watch the video below or click HERE to watch it on YouTube.

Just a few colors used – and you could even cut the greens down too.

There’s something wonderful about simple cards – and not only from our perspective that they’re quick. But an card like this would be treasured by the recipient as a piece of art!