Tuesday, April 9, 2013

SP & Company April New Release Hop!

Welcome to the SP & Company April Blog Hop! Not only do we have an brand new Design Team sharing creations, we have a fabulous Guest Designer, Leah L'Orange, showcasing her creations using SP & Company product all month long. Today we are showing off our brand new releases. We've got so many great, new supplies to add to your crafty fun.

Last month we introduced our new Die Tools, and we have even more Die Tools coming out this month! And don't forget about the new SP Storage Binder System to help with organization of dies and stamps. This month, we also have amazing new artist, joining the SP family - Gill Roberts! We will be releasing lots of new Gill Roberts Collection stamp sets today, along with a few coordinating dies. 

Scrapmaster's Paradise is now IN COLOR with the release of six new SP exclusive colors. Our exclusive color line now includes button mixtures and coordinating premium chalk ink pads.  The ink pads will begin shipping mid-month, but the buttons are available starting right now in the SP & Company Store. What's great about our new button mixtures is they come in adorable metal tins for easy storage and organization!

I used Teddy Chasing Butterfly for my DT card.   This is one of SP & Company's new April release stamp.   Isn't it just the cutest?    I used Copic Alcohol Ink Markers and Flower Soft.   I am pleased with how it turned out.

Copic Alcohol Ink Markers Used: 
Bear E40, E41, E44, E47, E49, R20  and Colorless Blender
Bow: B29, B26, B21 and B99 (sparingly)
Background:  B0000, B000, BG10, C1, Colorless Blender, Opaque White ink (I also used Frisket)
Buttrfly YR 16, B21,  B26, C5, C3
Net B0000, C0, C1, C3
Grass: G40, G43, G45, G28, Colorless blender
(Flowers are Flower Soft for added texture and dimension) 

I am linking this card to the following wonderful challenges:  

Make it Monday Challenge  - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz -  Anything Goes

I hope you enjoy our new release and hop on over to the next Design Team Member!    


  1. A very cute card. Love how you colored your bear!!

  2. Absolutely STUNNING coloring as always, Marie. I am so thankful to have you on my team. Great project!!

  3. just... WOW, Marie! this is beautiful, and i love your textures on the image. somehow you've created movement for the butterfly with the dotty coloring - amazing!

  4. Beautiful colouring and such a cute image.
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  5. Your little bear has soooo much texture ... he looks fuzzy even online!

  6. Marie, I'm pleased with how it turned out also. it is darling and your coloring is outstanding, as usual. Super great card.

  7. Cute card! Amazing coloring on an adorable image!

  8. I can't wait to try out the new colors!

  9. So adorable, love that little teddy bear! :)


  10. Your coloring is fabulous and I love the pearls in the corners!

  11. I like your coloring technique on the bear!!!!

  12. What a sweet card. Good for a boy or a girl. Nice.

  13. Cute! Cute! Cute! I love the coloring techniques for the bear and the background.

  14. Marie, your coloring on this image is fantastic! Love the design, too, and the embossing! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  15. Marie, so excited to be on another team with you. LOVE your amazingly colored card. TOO Cute!


  16. Beautiful! Love you coloring...TFS!

  17. Marie, this is adorable! You have to do a tutorial on how you created that swirly, wonderful, glorious background...it's gorgeous!! Also, remember the tutorial you did on homemade flower soft? What did you use for that. I remember thinking that was the COOLEST thing since sliced bread. :)
    Happy weekend my friend and HUGE hugs to you.
    Lisa x

    1. I may be teaching backgrounds at CMC. We are still in the early planning stage! Regarding homemade floer soft..... I rub two pieces of styrofoam together and use reinkers..... let dry overnight. It makes it easy to coordinate with your ink colors. :D wink wink!

    2. Now that would be terrific if you taught that!!! Thank you for the refresher on flower soft too. I just got new colors the other day...woo hoo!!
      Happy weekend :)

  18. Looks like you used watercolors for the background. Sooooooooo pretty!!


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