Thursday, May 4, 2017

Unity Hop {4 May 2017}

Today is a special Unity Hop
because we are celebrating Unity's 9th Birthday!!

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Woo-hoo!! Congratulations to Angela and everyone at Unity!
We have so many awesome new kits releasing and I cannot wait to show you the cards, so let's get into it...

Kit of the Month is always my favourite kit from Unity.  I love, love, love the Kit with so many amazing images.  Here's May's KOTM.

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I coloured the butterfly with Copic Markers and used a stencil to add the stars in the background
This is my fave image, she is coloured with Copics and the background is a stencil from Memory Box

After colouring the butterflies, I used a sunray stencil by MFT, and used the Clarity brush to softly blend the inks.
I used Distress Oxide Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber and Broken China.
Here are the new Phyllis Harris kits:

I used copic markers for the above card. The birds are a die from Memory Box. 

All colouring with Copic markers. The border die is from Pretty Pink Posh.

Here is my very first video showing how I coloured the image:

I love this set "There is You" so much!

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Thanks so much!  Have a great time hopping with us!!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Floral Birthday Cards

May is the month of birthdays in my family.  My sister and my mum will be having their birthdays just 2 days apart.

This year, both of them will be receiving floral cards using Altenew stamps.

The first card is for my sister - I used Altenew's Adore You stamp set coloured with Copic Markers.  I love how it turned out.  The background is done using a stencil.

The second card is for my mum.  On this card, I used the Altenew set Best Mom and the sentiment from Beautiful Day.  The flowers are colored with Copic Markers and fussy cut out and adhered on the card.

I made a lot of cards recently - will be posting more soon.

Have a great day!

Sunday, April 16, 2017


Reorganising my craft space, I realised I have hoarded quite a number of Altenew stamp sets which have not seen ink! What better way to get me going by playing along with the Altenew Inspiration challenge for April
Such a pretty picture, isn't it?  I love the sweet frangipani flowers (that's what we call them in Asia) that Sveta captured in her photo.  They remind me so much of my childhood.

Here's my take of the inspiration challenge:

For the background, I used the Awesome Halftone Circles set.  The circles were inked with Sea Glass, Ocean Waves, Sapphire, Buttercream and Mango Smoothie inks.

The focal point flowers are from the Garden Treasure set.  They are coloured with Copic Markers - B95, B93, B91 and B000; Flower centre - YR15, Y15 and white gel pen.  The leaves are from Camellia - Build a Flower set inked with Frayed Leaf, Forest Glades and Evergreen inks.

I really had fun putting this card together.

Thanks for visiting me.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Unity Hop {5 April 2017}

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Hi Everyone! So glad you are joining us for the Hop!

Let's get straight into the cards...

 Here is a card from April's sentiment kit.  I love the huge blooms and I think there's so much one can do with this set. I used copic markers to colour the blooms.

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This is fun rabbit, and it was quite a challenge to colour him.  I love that the image is so huge and fills up the card.  I had the sentiment on the inside of the card. 

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Look at this awesome friendship stamp, love the sentiment!

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This is one cool Graduation kit, there is also a Girl set.

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Saving the best for last... April's KOTM is one Awesome kit.  I say this every month and this month, my favourite image is this bicycle. Love, Love, LOVE it!!

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Thank you SO MUCH for visiting me.
Enjoy the hop and hope you'll find it inspiring.

Have a great day!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Unity Hop {2 March 2017}

Hello Unity Friends!

I'm back... lol! Seems like it was forever since my last Unity hop.  Thank you for stopping by - I cannot wait to share with you the new releases for this month.  So many awesome new stamps!!
Let's get going...

Starting with March KOTM - this kit is Fabulous with some gorgeous large stamps!

Some cute kits are also available this month..

Graduation Owl

Rebuild Your Life

Spring To Go
Lastly, here is a sample from the cute, cute March Sentiment Kit...

Phew, that was a long post.  Hope you like the new kits as much as I do.  Be sure to stop by the Unity Store when you finish the hop.  I'm sure you will be inspired :)
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Enjoy the Hop!

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