Friday, November 19, 2021

myasperations 11-19-21

It’s Friday and time for the Colour Crazy Challenge. This challenge is also an “Anything Goes” but it adds a requirement; the creation needs to include coloring in “any colouring medium you like, onto any project you like, and in any colours you like.” I’ve never outgrown my love for coloring… which is why making cards is stress therapy for me!! 
This week's sponsor is Lee Holland Art and my DT card features an adorable digi named Bunny Christmas. I colored the digi with Spectrum Noir Classique Markers and a Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen, then attempting to give the little cutie a “velveteen rabbit” sheen I added texture to his fur with white colored pencil strokes atop the markers. (But, I’m not sure that he looks love-worn… or just plain shabby?!)

·   Colored with Spectrum Noir Classique markers, Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen and white colored pencil

·   Front Sentiment- A free Sentiment from Birdscards (You’re Sweet)

·   Inside Sentiment- Noel Heart Banner Digi Image (CraftWorld-Simply cards) no longer available

·   Pioneer Black Photo corners- available from several sources

·   Sheer black dotted Swiss ribbon- JoAnne’s

·   Checked paper napkin- Local Dollar Store

·   Cardstock, vellum, and other other items from my stash.

Entered into:  
Polkadoodles Challenge- Week #46 Anything Goes                     
Di’s Digi Stamps- Lots of Layers 

I made this card to enter into two of my favorite November events, Beccy’s Place Holiday Cards Challenge and the Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  The digi is from a favorite Beccy’s Place set. I was planning to make a Victorian-looking card so I colored and paper pieced the stack of teacups in various Victorian shades of red and green and dug a scrap of an antique paper doily from my stash of vintage ephemera. I couldn’t find the background paper I wanted, so tried a few options and decided  I liked the look of this muted plaid which doesn’t overwhelm the delicate patterns on the cups.  A few sentiments and sparkly Christmas foliage stickers finish off the card.
I’m entering this card into several challenges including Outlawz TicTacToe (matching the middle column hot beverage+foilage+red ribbon.)

·   Digi- Beccy’s Place Digi Set (Tea Time) Retired

·   Colored with Spectrum Noir Classique markers and Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen

·   Front Sentiment- “You Warm my Heart” from Beccy’s Place Digi Set (Christmas Cheers)

·   Inside Sentiment- from Lili Of The Valley Digital Set (Christmas Wishes)

·   Pioneer Clear Photo corners- available from several sources

·   Gold photo corners available from several web sources (WXJ13 Photo Mounting Corners)

·   Sparkly Christmas Foliage Stickers- Hobby Lobby

·   Cardstock, vintage doily, and other items from my stash.
Entered into: 2021 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop                  
Outlawz Challenges- Tuesday Color Challenge- TicTacToe Board                              
Outlawz Challenge- Inlinks Challenge

When I saw this sweet digi from All Dressed Up I fell in love with the image, especially the knitted hat. I knew it would be fun to color… and it was. My trusty white gel pen helped add realism to the cable stitching and puff on the top of the cap. Add B&W herringbone patterned paper, photo corners and puffy heart stickers... and I LOVE the way it turned out!
·   Digi with attached sentiment- All Dressed Up Digi Stamp (Warm Hands Warm Heart)

·   Colored with Spectrum Noir Classique markers and Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen

·   Inside Sentiment – TLC Creations Freebie (You Are A Gift To This World)

·   Pioneer Black Photo corners- available from several sources

·   Puffy Heart Sticker-Sticko’s

·   All other items from my stash.

Entered into:  
The Paper Shelter- #492 Say Something
Word Art Wednesday Challenge- #517-518 Anything Goes                   
All Dressed Up- #123 Anything Goes (Nov)
Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge- November             


  1. Beautiful cards, adorable bunny with the pretty gingham paper backgrounds, hugs, Lori m

  2. A fabulous collection of cards Kathy, you've done a great job. Your colouring is fabulous, I love the white highlights you add to the images, it really makes them pop. Gorgeous colours too.
    P.S. Definitely well-loved and not at all shabby

  3. So cute card(s)! Thank you for sharing at The Paper Shelter Challenge, hope to see you again!

    Merja DT

  4. Beautiful card your colouring is amazing especially the hat a superb make thank you for joining our challenge this month at ADU
    lorraine x

  5. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper November challenge - I hope to see you again soon. x


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