Forgiving Copic Technique: Brushed Hearts

Forgiving Copic Technique: Brushed Hearts

Forgiving Copic Technique: Brushed Hearts

I know so many of you say the reds bleed on you – well guess what? This technique relies on that! lol. When in Rome, ya know? Check it out in the video below or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

Supplies

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Fun Fold Valentines (with squirrels!)

Fun Fold Valentines (with squirrels!)

Happy Friday the 13th! I almost didn’t post a video today…since you got one over at MFT yesterday, I figured I’d let the blog relax today. But then….I didn’t wanna give a superstitious day any ‘space’ to wreak havoc! ha!

 

I noticed one of the old OWH pins was getting a heck of a lot of re-pins on Pinterest….so I’m reviving it with a new design, too!

Fun Fold Valentines – with squirrels!

This “fun fold” is a version of a z-fold kind of card, allowing more room to write a note. And for Valentine’s Day, writing a little extra note about just what that person means to you is perfect, right? This simple card fold would be a great one to use for a lot of occasions, too….and you can create ANY kind of card front with it. (Measurements are listed below) I’m using Art Impressions’ new squirrels for Valentines Day – squirrels have been an odd ‘theme’ in my life, so I just had to! ha! Watch the video below or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

Measurements:

  1. Make regular card front 4-1/4 x 5-1/2, and a back panel of the same size.
  2. The horizontal cards z fold panel is 3″ x 11″, folded at 4-1/4 and again 4-1/4 to leave a small panel leftover.
  3. The vertical cards z fold panel is 4″ x 8.5″, folded at 3″ and again 3″ to leave a small panel leftover.
  4. On both, the large panel is glued to the back, and the small panel is adhered to the back of the card front.
  5. If you’re not layering that back panel, you can make the zfold panel larger as desired. PRO TIP: try doing measurements with typing paper before whacking at cardstock. Don’t ask how many pieces I ruined trying to figure out the vertical cards. LOL

The other images in the stamp set use the same colors and tail technique.

And here’s those dang cute lil skunks from last year! See the video below if you missed it.

 

Supplies

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Hello lovely…Copic Flowers, Winter Whites

Hello lovely…Copic Flowers, Winter Whites

 Hello lovely…Copic Flowers

Sometimes a stamp set cries out and says oooooh! Pick me! Even if it’s intended to be stamped with the solid/graduated stamps in the set, I just had to color it with my Copics. Watch the video below or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

The neutral colors would be lovely for a sympathy card as well….

Supplies

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Band Camp – Masculine coloring

Band Camp – Masculine coloring

 

When I saw a sale on all Avery Elle products – I bumped up this video for ya – 15% off HERE at Ellen Hutson until Jan 8!

Band Camp – Masculine coloring

Sometimes a card needs to be cute – without being TOO cute. Like, when you have a young male to send to, perhaps age 8-12 or so. They still like cute, but not so cute that it seems too girly! I picked colors to keep it masculine, but added lots of dimension and fun to keep it cheerful! Watch the video below, or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

The sentiment was stamped in parts onto the banner. 

Supplies

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Frosting Cookies (edible and paper!)

Frosting Cookies (edible and paper!)

Before getting started, I wanted to let you know about the crazy overstock sale at Ellen Hutson – holy guaca-craftsupplies! If you know there’s Christmas money coming to your stocking, you might wanna shop while there’s stuff left – sale ends Dec 19th…Merry Christmas to YOU! 

It’s Christmastime and I always look to share special treats with you…today we get to color with Copics – AND frosting!

Frosting Cookies (edible and paper!)

The Tiny Tags dies and stamps provided me with the *perfect* opportunity to do a doubletake…the dies looked like tiny cookies, so I colored them with markers….and then a friend of mine has a new cookie business, so I asked if she’d make me cookies I could tie my tags to. She did me one better and invited me to come learn how she does her cookie magic! Both are included here so you can enjoy two types of frosting…enjoy! Watch the video below or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

The reindeer were our main cookie of course…she took a gingerbread man cookie cutter shape and turned it into these darling reindeer! (I need a gingerbread man die now! lol!)sandy-allnock-frosting-cookies-reindeer

Sheila had a giant rack full of cookies-in-waiting, so while we waited for our reindeer to dry enough to transport, she set me to work decorating some snowmen. I tried out a little airbrushing to give them shadows, because…yeah, well, just because. LOL.
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And she also had some big square cookies she had made as little palettes for me to try out airbrushing. She hasn’t done much so hoped I would show her tricks but – ha – this was hard! Not much like my Copic airbrush, and I had some challenges with controlling it. But it was fun to goof around with it!

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Sweets by Sheila

Be sure to follow my friend Sheila on Facebook for more and scroll down to see a years worth of cute holiday cookie designs….she broadcasts on Periscope sometimes, too, and has *just* started making videos!

Supplies

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