Thursday, July 28, 2011

Victorian Beauty

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Happy Thursday to all my special cyber friends!   It is time to announce the fun and crazy Color Me Creative Copic Challenge.  It is time to get out those Copic Alcohol Markers and make some wonderful creation!   The challenge is to use Re, Aqua and cream/whites. 

The Prize is from The Paper Shelter
$15 Gift Certificate to spend in their online store!!

In addition, one random winner that has entered a challenge during the month will have the opportunity to win a $50.00 gift certificate from

The cute little image I selected from  The Paper Shelter is called Victorian Beauty and she really is a little beauty!!!   It was a lot of fun working with the image

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Copic Markers
Copic Tip to Tip Blending
Colors:  Red, White and Aqua 

Card Base 5.5 in. X 8.5 in.
Score and fold  at  4.25 in.  (This makes card for a 2A envelope)
Card Base Layer  4 in. X 5.25 in.
Focal  Image  printed on Cryogen and cut with   Nestabilities Die

 Focal Image: Victorian Beauty digital image (Paper Shelter) 
Cryogen White for focal image, (Curious Metallics)
Pure White Pure Luxury 120# (GKD)
 Ocean Blue Pure Luxury White (GKD)

Ink :
Memento  Summer Sky (Tsukineko)
Copic Alcohol Markers (.too corp.)
Skin:  E0000, E000, E00, E11, R20
Hair:   C3, C4, C7, C9
Dress and Hat :  C00,  BG000, BG00 BG2, R00, R20, R22, R24
Mirror:  Colorless blender, E000, BG000

Tools: Scor-Pal or Scor-Buddy, Paper Cutter ( Fiskars), Scissors  (Tim HoltzTonic scissors are great for people with arthritis and painful joints),  Spong Daubers,  Pop Dots Cuttlebug (Provo Craft),  Big Dots Embossing Folder (Provo Craft),  Lablels Fourteen Nestabilities Die (Spellbinders), Flower Paper Punch (unknown)
Embelishments:   Red Prisma Roses,  hand made white  flowers, red ribbon and Ranger Crystal Ice Stickles.

Tip of the Day:  Did you know that Copic Alcohol  Markers are a lifetime investment?  They are refillable and the nibs can be replaced.   They are a little pricy but with a little care – your Copics with be your life long friend.

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Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting our little Victorian Beauty.   I hope you come back really soon.    Stamper's Quest has some really exciting news so stop by their link and check it out.   It is a free online crafting magazine with some amazing artist guides.  Hope to see you there!



  1. SHe is adorable!! LOVE the coloring!! WOW!!!!

  2. AND congratulations on your new position with Stamper's Quest!!!! YES!!! Such a talent you have !!!!!

  3. Marie, this is so beautiful. Love your coloring, as always it is beautiful. Great job!

  4. Love it!!! awesome coloring :)

  5. This is colored so well, and I love all the shading on that gorgeous hat and dress! I'm in awe :)

  6. Marie:-)
    Beautiful card! I love the shadowing in her hat! Great job:-)

  7. What an adorable image and wonderful card.

  8. Hi Mary,
    the image is really very cute , so do your card.
    Fantastic colour combination.


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