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Monday, July 28, 2014

Flippin

Hello dear friends!

It's Monday today and it means that I have another card with an image from Mo Manning to share. This time it's "Flippin".

I thought that this cute image will look better on  a CAS card:





I'll post the coloring details later... I cannot find the paper with the Copics' list :)))


Thanks for viewing! Enjoy your week!

Friday, July 25, 2014

La-La Land Crafts New Release - Surfing Luka

Hello

Hello again everybody!

Design Team Friday at the La-La Land Crafts continues to share with you cards made with the stamps and dies from the summer 2014 release.

My second card today features a stamp called "Surfing Luka". Isn't he really handsome? :)



Luka is colored with these Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000
Hair: E18, E15, E13, E21
Shorts: T5, W6, W4, W2
Surfing Board: BG99, BG96, BG93, G21, G20
                           BG49, BG45, BG01, BG000
                           C6, C4, C2
Vest: BG18, BG15, BG13, BG11
          C6, C4, C2

More details' shots:

 

Dies:

I hope you like this card and the new dies La-La Land has in this release!


Enjoy your weekend and have fun creating!

Hugs,
Alexandra

Thursday, July 24, 2014

La-La Land Crafts New Release - Butterfly Net Marci

Hello dear friends!

Have you heard that the La-La Land Crafts has the new summer release of 4 stamps and 6 dies? If not, you can have a look at these wonderful goodies, which by the way are already available for purchase in the store:



So today I would like to share a card I made using the new dies and the stamp "Butterfly Net Marci":



She's colored with the following Copic markers:
Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E43, E44, E47, E49
Dress: RV95, RV93, RV91, RV10
Bow: BV08, BV04, BV02, BV01
Greens: G85, G82, G40

More details:

 

I used the following dies in this card:
Be sure to check to projects of the rest of the design team here, they are all fabulous!

Thanks for visiting my blog!

Monday, July 21, 2014

Magnolia Shadow Box

Hello dear crafters and bloggers!

My daughter will be 1 year old in a little bit more that 1 month and I wanted to created something fun and cute for this occasion. Magnolia "Sleeping Baby Tilda" seemed just the right one to use, so I created a tiny shadow box, using Tim Holtz "Postage Stamp Frame" die as well.

By the way, Tamy Tatterow has this tutorial for creating shadowbox frame using the same die... Well, I made it in a different way and here it is:




More of the details:




I've  made a couple of shadow boxes recently (you'll see them in the upcoming posts soon) and I can tell you it's a lot of fun!

Thanks for watching!
Your comments will be appreciated!


Have a nice week.

Friday, July 18, 2014

First Ever Independently Made Mixed Media Canvas

Hello crafters!

Today I'm here not with another card, but with a mixed media canvas I created completely by my own (and not under the supervision of a friend-crafter, like the previous time here, when Einat was guiding me) :))

I'm so proud of myself! Not because the result is super awesome, not really, but because of the fact that I was not afraid to get messy. Creating a mixed media piece is a very messy process and I hate it :) Creating cards and keeping my workspace clean is something I tend to like more.

Before getting down to business I watched several video tutorials by Gabrielle Pollacco. She's so inspiring!

After finishing any project and taking pictures of it, we often may see things completely differently. On this canvas, for example, I see that maybe it was worth covering the right top corner of the photo with additional elements, so that it will not look abandoned....

Anyway, at the moment I'm finished with it and am eager to share and hear what you think (any comments would be appreciated). I'm learning and I need to be criticized :) Just don't be too harsh!


I also made a conclusion that it's quite hard to make decent shots of mixed media projects. The lighting here is even more important! All the glimmer-misted areas not always look the same on the picture and in the reality.






I don't have much time for crafting now because of that little princess on the picture, so it took me two days to get this canvas done. It was fun though!



That's all I wanted to show. It would be really great to hear what you think.
I appreciate your opinion!

Have a productive and creative weekend!

Marci With Bunny - Pins and Pearls

Hello!

We are having another inspirational challenge at the La-La Land Crafts under the theme "Pins and Pearls".
My card uses a Marci With Bunny stamp.


The image was colored with these Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E50, E53, E43, E47
Yellow Colors: Y18, Y13, Y02, Y000
Pink colors: RV95, RV93, RV10
Bunny: E35, E31, E30


More of the details:



La-La Land Crafts dies used on this card:


Jump over to the La-La Land Crafts blog to have a look on the cards of the rest of the team.

Thanks for visiting today!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Mo's Dream Team - July Blog Hop

Hello everybody!

It's time for a new monthly hop at the Mo Manning Dream Team. Our host for July is Debby (from her blog you've started the hop), and the theme she's chosen is "Water".


The card I want to share with you features an adorable mermaid Mairin from the "Little Mermaids" set.


Mairin is colored with the following Copics:
Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000
Hair: 100, BG78, BG49, BG45
Tail: BG78, BG49, BG13, G00
       YG67, G24, G21, YG00, YG0000
Star: B18, B16, B14, B12, B00
Sea plants: T5, YG95, YG25, YG23, YG21
                  E37, E35, E31


Just in time I've received my Magnolia Doohickey Club vol.1, with the dies which perfectly match the theme of water and summer. I've used quite a few dies from the collection on this card:

  

Both of the tags may be pulled out:


I hope you like this card and the blog hop!!


Your next stop should be our lovely Anneke.

And is here is the full blog hop list:
Alexandra ( you are here)


Thanks for viewing!!