Category Archives: Cuttlebug

Deepest Sympathy (Rose Tapestry BIU-017)

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This is the first time I’ve got to play with the new Rose Tapestry Sheet (BIU-017), and I am having heaps of fun with it.

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I used a portion of the Rose Tapestry 6×6 main stamp as well as “Deepest Sympathy” and the “Rose Leaves” quotation on the inside.

I deliberately ran a bit of extra Versamark around some of the edge of the “Deepest Sympathy” stamp so that it picked up some of the Galactic Gold EP and gave it a slightly distressed look.

copiccolours

V12 ~ Pale Lilac

G21 ~ Lime Green

RV34 ~ Dark Pink

Y00 ~ Barium Yellow

YG95 – Pale Olive

 

Other:

Rich Cocoa Moment0 Ink

Bamboo Moment Ink

Sakura Quickie Pen

Crystal Glitter (SU)

Prism Cardstock:  Sage Medium, Epic Laid Black, Blush Red Dark

Doodlebug Stripe Pattern Paper

Cuttlebug

Sizzix Swirl Die

White Peals coloured with Copic Marker

EK Success Circle Punch

Scallop Circle Punch (SU)

Galactic Gold Embossing Powder by SG-me!

Nestie:  Labels Four

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Gone Fishing …

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mmmm, now this picture (taken by the Rubbah Elf I hasten to add) just does not do justice to how shiney the embossed circles are, or how beautifully irridescent the fish are in real life….. it’s all really 3-d, but again it most definitely has not come through – this is destined for a Birthday Boy tomorrow, so I am not sure if I can bet a better shot, but will give it a go.

Hippity hopping around is much better, but I am still in loads of pain – this bit of crafting has made me feel way better though.

EDITED TO ADD: Nope try as I might I can’t capture just how this shines in reality – soz about that.

copiccolours

E11 ~ Barely Beige

E27 ~ Africano

E31 ~ Brick Beige

E41 ~ Pearl White

E57 ~ Light Walnut

G21 ~ Lime Green

R02 ~ Flesh

YR 14 ~ Caramel

YR24 ~ Pale Sepia

Other supplies:-

Cutlebug: Standard Circles and Petite Scallop Circles

Cuttlebug: Circles Embossing Folder

 

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Happy Birthday you old Goat

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A quick birthday card for my Father-in-Law, well if you factor out waiting for the Pearlidoodles to dry.

Stamps: Guiseppe Forks (09-04-SAH-012) Toodles & Binks at Stamp Galaxy

Inks: Gingerbread & Aegan Blue Dewdrops; Momento Brown

Other: Cuttlebug with Large Circle and Scallop Nesties, Blue and Red Pearlidoodles

copiccoloursB14 ~ Light Blue

E02 ~ Fruit Pink

C1 ~ Cool Grey

RV29 ~ Crimson

E40 ~ Brick White

E31 ~ Brick Beige

YG07 ~ Acid Green

BV00 ~ Mauve Shadow

YG67 ~ Moss

G21 ~ Lime Green

W3 ~ Warm Grey

 

 

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Copics Colour Challenge – #8

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as Toodles and Binks are now going to be sponsoring the challenge on a regular basis, and this week was our first week, I just had to take part, as for the last two weeks I’ve got as far as actually colouring in something, and then not having time to come through!

I decided I would use Chickadee (RRP-010), and make a small Easter Card for the Inlaws.

I used my large shaped label nestie as the basis for the card (but just staying short of the top, so you end up with a folded card) and then cut out the same shape again in pattern paper and lined it up just at the bottom.  I will try and do a quick tutorial of that in the week if I can.

Supplies List

My I have to say so many of you are loving both Chickadee and Amelie Bunnykins.

 

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Easter Wishes Tag

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Just a quick tag, courtesy of Marks & Spencer – I raced in yesterday to grab a few bits and pieces (as Tooldes is staying with her Grandpartents for a week, and I am away on non T&B business).

M&S have now started to use a lot thick cardboard tags, and thread instead of yucky plastic ones, and the tage was just too nice and thick to throw away, so I altered it to hang on Toodles Easter present for next week.

Supplies:

A quick how to:

  • Cut two small pieces of Amy Butler pattern paper just large enough to cover the pre-printed product details on both of the tags, but leaving some of the lovely pre-printed scroll work on the top and edges of the back.  Run the Gingerbread ink pad around the edges and adhere.
  • Layer up the brown and yellow silk flowers, hold together with a brad, and adhere at bottom righthand side at the front.
  • Tie a piece of pale green silk ribbon around the tag, and secure in a knot at the front.
  • Cut of the middle tag from the nested tag dies in white cardstock.
  • Stamp the “Easter Wishes” from the Chickadee stamp in Old Olive Ink, edge the tag with Pretty in Pink Ink
  • Cover the tag with versamark ink, and sprinkle on some SU Heat’n’stick powder, heat with heat gun until it melts, then sprinkle on some of the SU Crystal Glitter, shake off the excess and heat again to set.
  • Adhere the tag with 3-d foam pads just above the flower at an angle (adding a small gold brad).
  • Tie the pink fringed ribbon through the tag hole, but leave the lovely silk thread that was tied to the garment in place.

I get all my SU bits and bobs from my lovely friend Caz.

 

 

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My entry for Copics Colour Challenge # 4

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I didn’t have the Yellow that was requested in the challenge, so I used the closest that I had to it……..

  • Y17 – Golden Yellow
  • V06 – Lavender
  • BG13 – Mint Green

and then added to that:

  • YE31 – Brick Beige
  • YR14 – Caramel
  • E41 Pearl White
  • C1 – Cool Grey 1
  • Sakura Silver Gelly roll for centre flowers and Crystal Art Inst Glitter with Sakura Quickie Glue Pen

I wanted to go sublte for this one, so I coloured the centres of the flowers with the Mint Green, and then did one pass of the yellow on the petals, added spots of violet to the petals, and went over again with yellow to blend it together ….. I had some of the beautiful mottled pansies in mind that are in our garden at the moment.  Then I went over the leaves and stalks with mint green, and filled in the centre with the peal white.  As usual all around the outside with cool grey 1.  The ribbon was coloured in the violet. 

I first of all just coloured the centres with the silver sakura gelly roll, but it was a bit flat, so in the end I used my fail safe of white PM pearls here and there and coloured then with the mint green – just having plain pearls and colouring always means I can co-ordinate (it works on ribbon too), and just then used the Quickie Glue pen on the few remaining centres and the ribbon on the pot – it gives gives a bit more texture.

The card blank is a tiny one from SU (I got lots of them in a goodie bag last year), and so this has given me an idea, I’m going to start doing more cards this size and then bundle them up as gifts packs in holders for Xmas.  The stamp set is SU Garden Playtime, and I’ve had it probably since last summer (bought it from Caz), and never used it.

I thought I had quite a few colours, but it’s clear that I am going to need more to keep up, and Stamp Galaxy/Toodles and Binks have been thinking about becoming Copic Distributors, so would anyone be interested in pre-ordering sets or single colours if we did?

PS:  Uggghh, I’ve just realised that the cardstock looks really blue in the picture, when it’s actually a bright peakcock green colour.

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Copic Challenge #3

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here’s my entry for the new Copic Challenge blog, which this time was a sketch and then any choice of Copic colour.

I really enjoyed the challenge, but worked the three squares across the bottom slightly differently, by doing a fold back card, so that one of the squares is on the bottom layer.

  • Stamps:  SU Unfrogettable Set (retired)
  • Milky White Shrink Plastic
  • Horrendously expensive colouring pencils
  • Staz on
  • Cuttlebug
  • Classic Scallop Recetangles Large)
  • Copics:  E31 Brick Beige; YR09 Cadmium Orange; R02 Flesh; E41 Pearl White; YG03 Yellow Green; C1
  • Sakura Gellyroll

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