Thursday, August 1, 2019

Bugs and Flowers

Hello! It’s the first Thursday of the month so time for a new challenge at Imagine That Digi Stamps. For my DT card, I used a sweet image and sentiment from a digi set (Bee Boy) and sentiment from a digi paper (Bees n' Sunflowers Digi paper.) I colored the image with Spectrum Noir markers and a Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen and added sparkles to the wings with halographic sticker paper (from my stash... I've had it for a few decades and it still sticks!) Made the honeycomb-patterned paper by inking up a scrap of bubble wrap with golden yellow ink pads and pressing it against the paper. Easy Peasy. Or should I say Easy Beesy? Ha!
One added note- The designer/owner of Imagine That, Kris Breach, provides her DTs with a coupon code that allows any friends a discount on their next digi order. If you stop by the shop I know that you'll find lots of digis you'll want to add to your collection. Then, make sure to enter your card into this months challenge with an "Anything Goes" theme for a chance to win a $12 coupon to the Imagine That Digistamp shop, or a Top 3 award which includes 2 free digi sets of your choice and an invite to be our Guest Designer in the next challenge!  You can find the full rules HERE.
Oops, I almost forgot to mention that Kris is offering a freebie giveaway on the new Imagine That FB page.
Stop by to see how you can win this adorable image!   
Entered into: 
Outlawz Challenges- Songs and Rhymes- Four Seasons
Simon Says Monday Challenge- Bright and Beautiful

Di’s Digi Stamps Things with Wings or Tail                           
Polkadoodles Challenge Week 30-Anything Goes  

After winning a challenge in July, I was invited to be a guest DT for the Thursday with a Twist Challenges at Outlawz during August. Fred She Said is the sponsor this month, and this is the first of three images that I’ll be sharing this month. For this card, I used the beautiful digi named “Pumpkins and Sunflowers” that you can find HEREI colored the image with Spectrum Noir markers, a Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen, and a white colored pencil. The “twist” is include Chevrons or other Geometric Patterns. I chose Chevrons and used a Jennifer McGuire video on creating chevron borders to simplify things. It really was pretty simple and is also a great way to use up some of my stash of patterned papers. I even had scraps left over to use to decorate the inside sentiment. You can find the helpful video HEREThe sentiments are from a Power Poppy set named “Autumns Opulence.”
Entered into:             
Word Art Wednesday Challenge- #398-#399 Anything Goes                    
Outlawz Challenge- Festive Fridays                                                       

My final card for this card is a cute little digi named “Watermelon Butterfly Bear” from Bugaboo.  This was the freebie in the June Newsletter. So if you don’t want to miss out on future freebies, plus previews of upcoming challenge themes and other info, sign up for the newsletter now (You can sign up HERE in the left side bar.) I colored the image with Spectrum Noir markers and a Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen. Am entering this card into a few challenges including Bugaboo’s Stella Says Sketch (I flipped the card around a bit, but I think it still fits the sketch.)
Entered into: 
Bugaboo Stamp- Stella Says Sketch Challenge #712                              
Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge- July 


  1. Hi Kathy your cards are gorgeous. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Very cute card! I love your coloring! Thanks for joking the Stella Says Sketch Challenge
    Hugs, Joy
    Bugaboo dt

  3. Gorgeous card...Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi challenge and using one of Di's images :)
    Wendy xx

  4. Gorgeous card. I love how the image look on kraft cardstock. Great colours and what is a summer without some watermelon?
    Thank you for sharing your talent with us at SCRIBBLES DESIGN. Best of luck! Nick

  5. A fabulous collection of cards.

    Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

    Helen x


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