Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Grateful stained glass for Colour Me...!

This week at Colour Me...! we are going subtle and using Watermelon Wonder, Pear Pizzazz, and Soft Sky.


I bought this stamp set a long time ago from my local craft store, and have yet to really use it. It was the best $2.98 I've ever spent! The lovely stained glass images are just gorgeous, and so much fun to colour. 

I realized only as I was writing this post that my watermark covers the sentiment, which reads "incredibly grateful for you". 

Check out the challenge this week:

Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

Supplies:
Stamps: "Stained Glass" (Forever in Time), "Handwritten Sentiments" (Simon Says Stamp)
Ink: "Desert Sand"(Memento), Uniball White gel (Stampin' Up!)
Paper: Solar White CS (Neenah)
Embellishments: Basic Pearls (Stampin' Up!)
Copics:
  - Flowers: R11, R14, R17
  - Leaves: YG61, YG63, YG67
  - Background: BG0000, BG10, BG15
  - Border: E30, E31, E33



Friday, July 10, 2015

Ant Family Picnic for Friday Mashup!

Good Friday morning, friends. This week at The Friday Mashup we are feeling the summer breeze and heading out for a picnic!


I started with this absolutely adorable image from 2CuteInk. I coloured it (very simply) with Copics and backed it with some Wild Wasabi CS from Stampin' Up! The Honeycomb DSP in the background is from Echo Park "Fine and Dandy" collection and I just adore it. The flipside of this is a sweet little buzzing bee design.

Check out the challenge this week:



  1. Create a project with a "Summer Picnic theme"
  2. Create a project with "Sunshine"
  3. or Mash it Up! and create a project with a "Summer Picnic and Sunshine theme"

We look forward to seeing what you come up with.

Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

Supplies:
Stamps: "Ant Family Picnic" (2CuteInk), "Sophie's Sentiments" (Lawn Fawn)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Marshmallow (Bazzil), Wild Wasabi CS (Stampin' Up!), "Fine and Dandy" DSP (Echo Park)
Copics:
  - Watermelon: R32, R35, G20, G24, G29
  - Ants: E74, E79
  - Grass: YG01, YG13
  - Blanket: Y21, Y13, Y17

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Thank you for Colour Me...!

This week at Colour Me...! we are going playful and using 4 fun colours; Melon Mambo, Perfect Plum, Tangerine Tango and Pink Pirouette.


I finally broke down and bought this super fun set from Tim Holtz. I'd seen it around blogland for so long and just loved it, so when I spied it at my local craft store I just had to snatch it up.

I can foresee a lot of fun colouring with this set :)

Here's the challenge this week:


And, because I didn't get a chance to post my card from last week, I'll share that one now as well. The sweet image is from 2CuteInk. I just loved how happy-go-lucky she is!


Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

Friday, June 5, 2015

Celebrate with a Bang!

I'm super excited to be hosting over at The Friday Mashup this week!

I have so many fun embellishments that I can spend all day trying to decide which one to use on a project... only to end up not using any! So this week, I've challenged you to make a cluster of embellishments on your card somewhere (and mash it up with some ombre effects if you'd like!)


I started by creating the ombre background with some copics and then got busy with the embellishments. That cute little dynamite dude is from Your Next Stamp's "Boom!" set and is absolutely darling. 

I filled up my cluster with a silver glimmer film frame, a start cut from bokeh DSP, a super bright orange arrow, some twine, a few candy dots, and some of the square glimmer bits from the film frame cutout. 

Check out the challenge this week: 

  1. Create a project with an "'Ombre" Element (background, embellishment, etc)"
  2. Create a project with an "Embellishment Cluster"
  3. or Mash it Up! and Create a project with an "'Ombre' element & embellishment cluster"


Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Monochromatic for Colour Me...!

It's time for another monochromatic week at Colour Me...!, only this time it's with a bit of a twist! We want you to use vanilla or white as your only 'colour'.


I started with this adorable kitty digi from 2CuteInk and then coloured her with Copics. The rest of the card doesn't need that much explaining ;) 

Check out the challenge this week:

Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

Supplies
Stamps: "Primrose Kitty" (2CuteInk), Sweet Essentials (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: Sahara Sand CS (Stampin' Up!)
Paper: Marshmallow (Bazzil)
Tools: Perfect Polka Dots EF (Stampin' Up!), Big Shot
Copics:
  - Kitty: W1, W3, R0000, R00
  - Flower: R0000, R00, Y11

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Watercolour Butterflies for Colour Me...!

This week we have a playful combination for your at Colour Me...!. We're using Blackberry Bliss, Rich Razzleberry, Lost Lagoon and Pumpkin Pie.


I found a box of watercolours while cleaning out our basement, so I thought I would give them a try. At first I had different coloured butterflies scattered (from the challenge colours), and then I thought it would be cool to punch them out from the leftover watercolour wash that I had done for the panel!

Check out the challenge this week!


Thanks for stopping by!

-Tara
xox

Supplies:
Stamps: "Handwritten Sentiments" (Simon Says Stamp)
Ink: Blackberry Bliss
Paper: Blackberry Bliss CS (Stampin' Up!), Lost Lagoon CS (Stampin' Up!), Marshmallow CS Bazzil), Watercolour Paper
Watercolours: Pentel
Tool: Butterfly Punch (Stampin' up!), Elegant Butterfly Punch (Stampin' Up!)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Butterflies and Lace for The Friday Mashup!

Good Friday, friends! Cynthia is our hostess this week at The Friday Mashup, and she is challenge us to use lace and butterflies - beautiful combination!


Or at least it should be... haha. There's part of me that feels this is a hot mess, and another part of me that loves it. I've decided to use it as a bookmark until I make my final decision :)

Check out the challenge this week, and the gorgeous projects from the design team!


  1. Create a project with "Butterflies"
  2. Create a project with "Lace"
  3. or Mash it Up! and create a project with "Butterflies & Lace"
Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

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