Today I have some fun coloring in colored pencil to share – and new stamps and dies from Catherine Pooler!

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Thanks to Catherine for sending me these new toys to play with – now I’m ready for birthday cards galore! (I haven’t been keeping up so I really need to add more to the stash!) Check out the simple coloring with just two colored pencils!

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I used Polychromos pencils – but you can totally do this with any brand of good pencils that lays down enough white. (I can’t vouch for some of the Crayolas, etc to have enough pigment to show up.) The key will be having soft-surface papers, they work well with colored pencils – not shiny cardstocks.

After diecutting the sentiment, I tapped a white ink pad onto the words before nesting them back in – so it stood out nicely. Lots easier than just coloring it with a pencil, eh? Add some fun new sequins and round the corners and the design is done!

Since the back of the front panel of the card had all the scotch tape on it to nest the die, I lined both sides of the inside with layers. Ba da boom ba da bing!


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