Sunday, December 4, 2016

Growing in Unity Blog Hop

TODAY is a fun day.  It's the "Growing in Unity Blog Hop" day!  You have reached my stop on the hop.  For my card today, I used the Unity Blow Your mind Set.  I fell in love with this set watching the videos that Jolande did.  Love the HuGe flower!


The background is Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Mustard Yellow, Mowed Lawn and Broken China with the edges done in Black Soot.  I stamped the mesh stamp and the sentiment stamp (from a grab bag) with Walnut Stain and used Encore Gold ink for the splats.  I colored the flower with Copic markers R83, R85 and R89.

Here's the inside:


Here's the hop order - after the Unity blog:
Rebecca WongScrappingwithluv.blogspot.com.
Karen Nofzigerhttp://karey2005.blogspot.com <-- you are here
Amy Martin Jonesthetigershaven.blogspot.com
Teri Bursonhttp://wavingmywand.blogspot.com
Helen Bisesiwww.htbcreations.com
Tammy Murphyhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa-FqNi5F6NYdBxDXOmx-YQ
Tenia NelsonJazzypaper.blogspot.com
Larissa Pittmanhttp://www.muffinsandlace.com/



So hop away now to Amy's blog!  And thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Karen

Candy Cane Christmas

I'm excited for the new (and always optional) challenge at Christmas Card Challenges.  This week's challenge is Candy Canes.

My first thought went to red & white striped candy canes, but I decided to do something a little different:



The stamp is from Paper Nest Dolls, and the paper is from Heartfelt Creations, Celebrate the Season.  I love how she turned out!  Cute in purple and teal!  The Copic markers I used were:

Skin:  E000, E00, E11
Hair:  E50, E21, E31, E43
Clothes/Candy Cane:  V01, V12, V04, V06, BG53, BG57, YG61, YG63, C1, C3, C5

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Karen

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Let It Snow

Today is December 1.  Only a few days left to finish up those holiday cards and get them mailed!  Here's a fun and easy card Dare 2B Artzy style:



I used the Dare 2B Artzy Holly Days Paper and Penguin Fun Stamps.  I embossed a piece of white paper with an embossing folder and cut a circle out of the middle of it.  Then on top of the "hole," I layered up a doily, some D2BA paper, the white cut-out and a penguin.  I added ribbon, twine, and some Nuvo drops.  Easy and fun!

Before you leave, be sure to "like" the Dare 2B Artzy Facebook Page!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Catching the Big One

My husband loves to fish, so I decided to make up this fun card using paper and stamps from Dare 2B Artzy:




The paper I used is from the Modern Bliss Collection, and the stamp is Gone Fishin'.  Super fun set; I had so much fun coloring him up with the following Copic markers:

Hat:  E41, E43, E53, E55
Fish:  G41, G43, YG03, YG17
Boot:  E21, E23, E25
Shirt: BG72, BG75. BG78
Overalls:  B93, B95, B97
Skin:  E000, E00, E11
Shoes:  W2, W3, BG72, BG75
Pole:  E35, E37
Sunglasses: C1, C3, C5, C7

So, before you leave, be sure to "like" the Dare 2B Artzy Facebook Page!  Also, JOIN our Dare 2B Artzy Fall Challenge!  I dare you to be ARTZY!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Karen




Sunday, November 27, 2016

Funky Christmas

I am SO excited to be back on the Christmas Card Challenges design team.  This team makes Christmas cards all year long....this way, we don't have to scramble last minute to get our cards done!


My official term doesn't start until next week, but I had a card ready and decided to go ahead and post it for the Anything Goes Challenge!


I colored up this new-to-me Saturated Canary image with the following Copic markers:

Hair:  E31, E33, E35
Eyes:  YG17
Skin:  E000, E00, E11, E4, E93
Dress, socks, shoes, ribbons:  YG61, YG63, YG67, BG72, BG75, R35, R37, G05, G07, G29

The paper is from Basic Grey Aspen Frost.  I really LoVe her funky outfit and big feet!  CuTe!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Karen

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!  Feeling thankful for my family and friends today and for some crafty fun time.  Here's what I made for Dare 2B Artzy style:



I used the Dare 2B Artzy Happiness Blooms Set and colored with Copics:
B34, BV11, Y32.  To finish it off, I added some Nuvo drops.  Easy and fun!

Before you leave, be sure to "like" the Dare 2B Artzy Facebook Page!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,



Karen

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Gnome Ellie for Christmas

I recently got a new-to-me Paper Nest Dolls image called Gnome Ellie.  I couldn't wait to color her up.  I'm in a Christmas card making mood, so I holiday'd her up:


She's cute, huh?  I colored her with the following Copics:

Skin:  E000, E00, E11, R20
Dots:  Y26, Y28
Rest of clothes:  R35, R37, C1, C5, C7
Hair:  Y21, E33, E35
Flowers:  R56, R59, R35, R37, G40, G43

I'm entering this card as my second entry into the Paper Nest Dolls Anything Goes Challenge.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Karen

A Tiddly Thanks

Tiddly Inks has a new "Thanks Challenge" this week.  With Thanksgiving right around the corner, that's perfect.  Here's what I created with Fairy Fae:



I just love her!  I colored her with the following Copic markers:

Skin:  E00, E11, E13, BV00
Hair:  E23, E25
Flowers, clothes and wings:  R81, R83, R85, YG00, YG03, YG06, V20, V22, V25

The paper is from Heartfelt Creations, Sugar Hollow.  The "thanks" die is from Dare 2B Artzy.  I layered it up three times and covered it with clear Nuvo drops.  I also added some accent Nuvo drops around the flowers.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Karen

Friday, November 11, 2016

Troll Girl

Paper Nest Dolls has a new anything goes challenge up on their blog.  It seemed like a fun day to color up Paper Nest Dolls, Troll Ellie.


I had fun playing with some Nuvo drops....and even added some to the spots on her dress.  Love the popping up of her polka-dots.



The Copics I used:

Hair:  E21, E23, E25
Skin:  E000, E00, E11, E93, BV20
Clothes:  B93, B95, B97, BG72, BG75
Sky and Grass:  BG000, BG01, YG03, YG07
Flower and Bows:  Y00, Y02, G40, G43

Thanks for stopping by.  Hope you have a glorious day.

Craftily yours,

Karen