Sunday, April 24, 2011

My Favorite Things

Copic Creations is having a new challenge - Any Copic image colored on your favorite paper. Check out all the fabulous cards at Copic Creations. They are gorgeous!

My favorite paper for layering for a card base is Pure Luxury. However, for focal images, I just love Cryogen. The paper is just wonderful for coloring with Copic markers. It is easy to blend and the paper saturation is just wonderful. I selected the following card for my challenge.

Technique: Pastels with Colorless Blender Technique from Suzanne Dean's CMCC Class 3 video 12 and Class 3, Video 13 - Coloring Watercolored Backgrounds with Copic Markers. Information on classes can be found at CCMC

Card Base 5.5 in. X 8.5 in.
Score and fold at 4.25 in. (This makes card for a 2A envelope)
Base Layers 4 in. X 5.25 in. and 3.75 in. X 5 in
Focal Image Layer Large Petite Spellbinder Nestabilities
Base Focal Image Layer Large Petite Oval Spellbinder Netabilities

Focal Image: Digi Doodle Shop “Daffodil Girl”

Background Image Base Layer: Martha Stewart Butterfly Stencil

Copic Markers:
Face: E000, E00, E01, E11 touch of R20
Hat and Dress: R000, R20, R22, Colorless Blender, C1
Flowers/Greenery: V000, V01, V04, Colorless Blender, G40, YG63 and G28

Card Stock Cryogen White, GKD Pure Ivory, Vibrant Violet Bubblegum Pink

Ink : Memento Black and Rose

Tools: Scor-Pal or Scor-Buddy, Paper Cutter (I use Fiskars), Scissors (Tim Holtz helps reduce pain for those with arthritis!), Quickie Glue Pen, Adhesive,large sponge daubers, Spellbinders Nestabilities Petite Large Oval Die, Martha Stewart Butterfly Stencil and flat tipped stencil brush.

Tip of the Day: Use your colorless blender to achieve the light pastel effect.

I hope you enjoyed this card. Hope you stop by again soon!

Hugs and Smiles,


  1. Whoa... absolutely gorgeous coloring!!!

  2. Totally awesome card. I am loving this image. Great coloring and beautiful colors.

  3. Marie! I haven't stopped by in a few days as all my kids were here! Wooo Hooo! You have made so beautiful creations since my last visit! I absolutely love them!
    Big Hugs!

  4. Beautiful image ... beautiful colouring ... beautiful card!

  5. How beautiful! Fabulous job! :)

  6. Marie,
    this is so beautiful.
    I really will coloured my image, i am so inspirated from you.

  7. Wow Marie!!! You've made your Daffodil Girl quite beautiful! She does look watercolored. So glad to see your entry at Copic Creations. ~ Rose

  8. Beautiful scene you have created Marie! Gorgeous colouring and pretty layout! Take careX:)

  9. Beautiful card Marie, gorgeous coloring.

  10. Hi Marie - what a delightful card, wonderful colours and such beautiful colouring of that gorgeous image.
    Heather xx

  11. This is just adorable!! You have made a beautiful card, Marie!! I had no idea there were such things as Copic Images. I will have to check them out, since I'm a new Copic girl!


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