Bellariffic Friday & A New Release!

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Happy Friday!  Got to say, I think I blinked and missed the week.  I’m pretty sure I woke up yesterday and it was Monday… 😉  Not going to complain too much though, Friday is one of my favourite days.

Today is a particularly good Friday, as it brings both the usual Bellariffic Friday challenge AND the new stamp release at Stamping Bella!  Yep, that’s right, the new stamps will all be available at Stamping Bella today (and all orders over $55 will receive a free Ketto stamp goodie bag worth $30!).

So, for my Bellariffic Friday card, I used one of the GORGEOUS new Uptown Girls images – SUNNY.  When I saw the new Uptownies, I almost fell off my chair.  Seriously.  LOVE.  Between them and the new Diane Duda stamps, I am in colouring heaven. Plus of course, the two chubbalicious Mo Manning images being released today.

Anyway, here is Sunny! Is she not faaaaaaabulous, darlings? Haha!


I stamped the image with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Make it Colour Blending Card and coloured with ShinHan Touch Twin Markers.  The paper I used is a lightly patterned kraft paper that I have had in my stash for ages, I believe it was from Stampin’ Up.  I used MFT Die-Namics Fishtail Flag STAX dies to cut the little banner (I chopped them down to make the short banner, and punched holes using my Crop-o-dile), which I embellished with gems.  I distressed the edges of the papers with a chalk ink, just to soften the edges.  The sentiment layer and mat were cut using Spellbinders labels dies.

And yes, for all you UK girls desperate to get your hands on the new release – they will all be coming to Quixotic Paperie!  Keep an eye out for their arrival in the next few weeks. ;-)

SPLITCOAST STAMPERS FORUM FUN: The new Bellatastic Tuesday challenge has now been posted over on our Splitcoast Stampers forum.  Join in with the theme “Make it Pretty” –  quite simply, create something pretty (using a Stamping Bella stamp), and you could win $20 in Bella Bucks!  Pop on over HERE to the thread to read all about how to enter. We really want to see you getting those Stamping Bella stamps all inky! You have until the end of Monday 11th March to enter.

BELLARIFFIC FRIDAY: the new challenge is a sketch – see below!  Follow the sketch using a Stamping Bella stamp (or more than one!) and email your entries to Emily at Stamping Bella by the end of Thursday 7th March to be in with a chance of winning some Bella Bucks.  Plus, don’t forget to comment on the current Bellariffic Friday post to be in with a chance of winning $10 in Bella Bucks!


4 thoughts on “Bellariffic Friday & A New Release!

  1. Tara (aka Craftilicious)

    We need to get concord back so we can get them over here at supersonic speeds 🙁
    She is stunningly coloured as always Elaine.


  2. Kate

    Absolutely brilliant – we can’t wait a few weeks!!! I don’t know how you colour in like you do, I look at your images and am scared to have a go myself, as I know it wouldn’t look like yours in a month of Sundays – but as they say -practise makes perfect (but in my case I need a lot of practice!)
    Kate x


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