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September 2012 Technique Blog Hop – Coloring stamped images

Welcome to our Technique Blog Hop!  This month we are highlighting the Technique as shown on page 55 in the Autumn/Winter 2012 Idea Book and expanding it to include all coloring techniques!

This blog hop is a circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork incorporating this technique.  So if you are starting here, just continue until you make your way back.  If you have already started, you should be coming from Amy Kaminski’s Blog.

Supplies used are all Close to My Heart unless otherwise stated: Die Cuts With a View paper, Twilight Marker SetClear Sparkles, Bitty Opaques Pearl, Just Blooms Flutter Paper Shapes, and DCWV alphabet stickers.

I took a different approach to the technique this month.  I am showing some of the things besides stamped images that you can color with the new Close to My Heart alcohol markers.  I used both colors that come in the Twilight set but for the most part I did not notice a difference in color. I did like the lighter color for the butterflies but I did one with each and you can see there is not much of a difference, if you can tell at all.  The sparkles are a very light color with they are finished.  My favorite coloring was on the pearls.  They took the color very well and are beautiful!  I would recommend either heat-setting the pearls and sparkles or letting them out to dry.  After 10 minutes, my pearls were still wet to touch but they were dry overnight.

Other items that would be good to color: Color-Ready Wooden Shapes, Color-Ready Alphabets, ribbon, any of the Just Blooms, cork, chipboard, etc.

Thanks for stopping by!  Please continue onto Joy McHargue’s Blog where you will find some additional artwork highlighting this technique!  Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you thought of my variation and happy hopping!

Here is a list of participants:

  1. Judy Faye Garner
  2. Michelle West
  3. Rachel Ventura
  4. Shirley Ross (no artwork)
  5. Amy Kaminski
  6. Wendy Kessler
  7. Joy McHargue

Play Days Layout

Supplies used: DCWV paper and alphabet stickers, and unknown buttons.

A Girl is a Pearl Layout

Supplies used: DCWV paper, American Crafts Thickers Chipboard Alphabet Stickers, Baby Blue Stickles by Ranger, unknown brads.

This layout is for the September Challenge at Scrap Our Stash.  It’s Back To School but not the theme as it implies.  Instead, you choose your own B, T, and S.  For example, my challenge was B =Brads, T = Thickers, and S = Stickles.  I just love the colors of this layout!  And this DCWV paper is so easy to create a quick layout.  I use the Stickles to add some sparkle to the paper in the flower centers.  The brads are added to the flower centers on the middle right of the page, and I had to add a bit more Stickles to this area as well.  Last, the Thickers are used for the title.  I have such a hard time coming up with titles.  I found this one at The Perfect Title, my favorite place for ideas!  Here’s a closeup of the Stickles:

Stamp Sunday #34 – Polka Dot Alphabet

D1469  Polka Dot Alphabet  $17.95

Supplies used: CTMH Polka Dot Alphabet stamp set,DCWV papers, CTMH Chocolate ink, CTMH Sophia Journaling Spots (retired), Mark Richards Crystal Stickers, and Micheal’s Rhinestones.

It’s clear that I used this stamp set for the title, but I also used the letter V to create the banner-like images on the bottom right of the layout and by the title.


Stamp Sunday #32 – A Blossom

A1121  A Blossom $6.95

Supplies used: CTMH A Blossom stamp set, DCWV papers, CTMH Cotton Candy ink, CTMH Chocolate ink, Making Memories Paperie Greenhouse Shimmer Alphabet Stickers, Studio 18 Rhinestones, and unknown ribbon.

Take a close look and you will see that the flowers of this stamp set are a perfect match to my daughter’s outfit in these photos!!