Friday, February 18, 2011

Design Team Call!

Suzanne Dean, my Copic Marker instructor is having a Design Team call for "Color Me Creative Classroom". I just had to color a few cards in order to participate. How could anyone miss an opportunity like that! We needed to submit two cards or projects using Copic Markers. My first card was a gorgeous flower by Flourishes called "Thank You set 33". Now if you have picked yourself up off the floor from laughing, we will continue. I know.... it is a really strange name for a stamp but the flower is worth it! I have loved this flower stamp for a long time.

Card base: 8 1/2 " X 5 1/2", Scored at 4 1/4" and fold in half
Card Base Layer: 5 1/4 " X 4”
Coordinated Designer Paper: 5 " X 3 7/8"
Focal Base Layer: 3 ½ “ X 4 3/4 “.
Focal Image Layer: 3 1/4” X 4 1/4”

Stamp Set- Flourishes "Thank You" sett 33
Card stock- Gina K. Designs Pure Luxury "Pure Luxury White", "All Spruced Up"
Coordinated Designer Paper
Brads colored with copic markers to coordinate with paper/design
Waxed paper
Scissors, Quickie Glue Pen, Adhesive,
Copic Markers
Cuttlebug, D'Vine Swirls embossing folder
Memento Ink Cottage Ivy, Pear Tart, New Sprout, Tuxedo Black, Summer Sky

Copics: R000, R81, R83, R85, R89, C0, G99, YG63 and YG11
I embossed waxed paper with D'Vine Swirls and transferred it to my focal image layer with a hot iron. (Be sure your have paper in between your iron and the ironing board! Sponge Memento Ink onto the focal layer and your will see how the waxed image magically pops up! I then cut out my focal image and tied a bow that I made using bow easy.

I just love the waxed paper technique. Gina K did a tutorial on this technique and I have just loved it. It reminds me of a stained glass window behind the focal image.

My Second card was a wonderful digital image from Sugar Nellie called "Verity Standing".

Card base 8 1/2 " X 5 1/2", Scored at 4 1/4" and folded in half
Base Layer 5 1/4 " X 4”
Coordinated Designer Paper 5 " X 3 7/8"
Focal Base Layer Spellbinder Petite Small Ovals
Focal Image Layer Spellbinder Petite Large Ovals

Digital Image: Sugar Nellie "Verity Standing"
Card stock- Gina K. Designs "Pure Luxury White, Chocolate Kill"
Designer Paper
Memento Ink: Tuxedo Black, Summer Sky
Copic Markers
Adhesive and Quickie Glue Pen

Isn't she just adorable? I just love her little face!

I submitted my cards today. I can hardly wait to see all the wonderful entries from my fellow Copic lovers!

I hope you enjoyed my cards. Come back soon!

Hugs and Smiles!


  1. Wow, your tulip image is soooo pretty ... I can smell them in the garden already (I WISH!). And your Verity is so well coloured ... you have obviously mastered your Copics.

  2. Hi Marie - I think both of your projects came out wonderful and I can see that you had a wonderful teacher!! Hum?? I wonder who that could be??

    I am wishing you good luck in Suzanne's Design Team Call and can't wait to find out who makes her team! I think it would be a wonderful opportunity for anyone! :)

    Happy Coloring,

    PS: I'm now one of your new followers too! ;)

  3. Wowwww Marie,,,,,I love it this one, what a vibrant colors,,,,,,and I love how you colured the Hair.......very well done,,,,,.Today Sandi coloured digitally my last stamps,,,and I am happy now,,,,,,wowwwwww,,,,,,

  4. I hate to keep repeating myself, but awesome, stunning, beautiful!

  5. It would be nice if you could share what copic colors you used. I'm still a novice and would love to try and duplicate.


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