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Gina K. Designs - Friendship Flower

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Hi everyone! Today starts another Coloring Challenge hosted by The Daily Marker . For more information, visit The Daily Marker blog. I'll be sharing my daily colorings mostly on Instagram , so make sure to follow my account here ! Follow the hashtag #thedailymarker30day to see everyone's creativity! For Day 1, I wanted to practice the no-line coloring technique with a floral image. The Friendship Flower from Gina K. Designs is the perfect image for such practice! I used Inkon3 Fade Out ink to stamp the image on Neenah Solar White cardstock. I colored the image with Copic markers, the colors I used are listed at the end of this blog post. Next, I stamped the "so glad we are friends" sentiment with black pigment ink and heat embossed the sentiment with clear embossing powder to create an ink resisting effect.   After I finished coloring the image, I used Gina K Masking Magic to create a mask to ink blend over. I used KS Tiles Stencil and Pumice Stone oxide ink to

Ai Pretty Pink House

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Thanks for stopping by my blog! Today, I am sharing a pretty pink card perfect for the Spring season! This floral card features the Front Porch Circlet MTF set from  Art Impressions . Check out the entire Circlet Mini Tryfold collection here . This card is featured on the  Art Impressions  blog today as well, check it out  here .   This tryfold card has 3 panels that measure 3.75" x 5.25". The card base measures 5.25" x 11.25" and is scored at the 3.75" mark and the 7.5" mark on the 11.25" side. It is really easy to make a tryfold card, just follow the instructions on the back of the stamp packaging! If you don't want to make your own tryfold card base, fear not!  Art Impressions  sells packs of premade tryfold card bases with envelopes, check them out here ! I colored the front porch circlet image with my Copic markers. I used pink and white striped paper and a white Circle Double Stitched frame die cut to decorate the card. To finish the card

Galaxy Star Lights with Chibitronics

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Thank you for stopping by my blog! Today I am sharing a fun light-up galaxy card I made with Chibitronics sticker lights and Hero Arts Galaxy Peek A Boo Parts stamp set. Keep reading below for more details on how I made this card! First, I heat embossed the galaxy design from the Galaxy Peek A Boo Parts stamp set with white embossing powder onto an A2 sized piece of ink blending cardstock. Next, I ink blended over the embossed background with Cracked Pistachio, Blueprint Sketch, Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry and Black Soot Distress Oxide inks. To finish the background, I die cut the panel with the Distressed Edge Rectangle die to give it a torn edge look.  To create the light-up mechanism I used Chibitronics Yellow Sticker Lights and Copper Tape . I aligned the lights to be located underneath the stars to illuminate the sky. Check out the YouTube video below to see how I constructed the light up mechanism.  I heat embossed the sentiment onto a Flag Double Stitched die cut with

Ai Coffee Drive-Thru Window

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Thanks for stopping by my blog! Today, I am sharing a mash-up card featuring new products from the  ShadowBox Windows  series and the  Matchbook collection  from  Art Impressions . This coffee shop drive-thru window showcases the  ShadowBox Window Die  and the  MB Coffee Shop  set. I love that you can use the  Matchbook collection  to create scenes where you are "looking in" from the outside of the building. This card is featured on the  Art Impressions  blog today as well, check it out  here .   First, I glued the wood-printed paper to an A2 card base. Next, I die cut the square opening and then attached the white window paneling from the  ShadowBox Window  die set to the card front. I colored the  MB Coffee Shop  images with my Spectrum Noir Triblend markers and then attached them to the interior foldable panel and the card front. I used my scoring board and stitched scalloped border die to create a store-front canopy out of green cardstock. To finish the card I stamped the