Sunday, April 13, 2014

Easter Greetings

Happy Sunday! I'm back with my second card from the copic coloring spring class I mentioned here. I really enjoyed making this one. The bunnies stamp is colored with a technique I learned years ago in a demo class at an art store. This is when I used to make cards with no stamping. I was really afraid of them, and to think that I used to run away from stamps and now I can't get enough of them: rubber, clear, digis... I love them all! This is a technique that I know a lot of stampers probably also learned at the beginning: you color the image with markers directly on the stamp. When you are done with all the colors you "puff" air on the stamp, stamp on the paper and voilĂ ! Your stamp is colored directly onto the paper. It's like magic! This is great with stamps that have lots of texture already on them. I had so much fun (and so did the ladies around who were watching me) just trying to get some air out of my lungs after a long day at work. You have to admit that those bunnies are simply adorable!! I liked that this card was easier for me to finish because the bigger image (bunnies) was stamped/colored using the above technique, and the smaller image (carrots) with copics markers. That makes it a "hybrid" in my book, hehe! Now for some pictures of the card. Enjoy!

Front View:
 
 Full Inside View:
 
Detail of Images:
 
Inside View:
 

This card was created using:
Stamp: Poppystamps "Fuzzy Bunnies"; Endless Creations, LLC "J25 Carrot Border"; Inky Antics "Bunny Parade Set"
Die: Stampin' Up! Framelits Dies
Others: Embellishments provided by teacher 
This image was colored with Copic markers.
 
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Pumpkin Spice: Challenge #67 - Easter
Sunflowerfield Designs: April Challenge - Easter or Spring
A Creative Romance: Eggcellent Spring
Alphabet Challenge Blog: E is for Easter
 
 
Hugs, Kathya

14 comments:

  1. Hello my sweet Kathya. Thank you so much for all your encouragement. You can tell by your words that you have really been enjoying yourself. That's what crafting is all about. Your bunnies are sweet as can be. Bet they'll clip those carrots up in no time. :-) Hugs!

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  2. Such a sweet Easter card! Perfect for our challenge. Thanks for entering challenge at Sunflowerfield Designs.

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  3. A fabulous image and I love your choice. Thanks for joining us at PG, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  4. Beautiful card! I love your choice of patterned paper. Thank you for sharing with us at Open Minded Crafting Fun, Amy A.,DT

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  5. I love the addition of the perals as the bunny tails
    Thank you for joining in the Craft for the Craic challenge
    Pixie (DT member)

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  6. So cute!!! Love those bunnies!! The carrots are great!! So cute!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

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  7. That's such a cuuuute card! love those bunnies! and the carrot border is just perfect with this.

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I have a great giveaway so don’t forget to join in  Crafting Vicky giveaway post 

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  8. A lovely cute and colourful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz

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  9. Amazing! Beautiful Easter project! Thank you for playing with us at Craft for the Craic :)

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  10. So very sweet! Cute bunnies and great technique! Thanks so much for playing with us at A Creative Need!

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  11. Oh wow!! love the idea of making pearls as their tails, hehe..
    Very cute card :)
    Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun. Wish to see you again next time! :)
    Hugs, Mikha

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  12. ADORABLE!! Love the bunnies and those pearls are perfect! Thanks for joining us at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenges; sure hope you join us again.

    Amy ~DT

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  13. This is really adorable! The bunnies are so sweet and I think the image inside is a nice finishing touch! Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun, Good Luck! We hope to see you soon again.

    Hanne, DT

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