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Winter Sky Colouring Tutorial #1: Northern Lights Effect

Stamping Bella - Mo Manning Snow Pals Card & Video - www.markergeek.com

In 2012 I created a fun colouring tutorial for Some Odd Girl Stamps featuring their Winter Friends clear stamp set. I thought now would be a good time to repost that information along with some new inspiration. This time I’ve created a card and video featuring one of the new Mo Manning for Stamping Bella stamps.

So, if you’re looking for inspiration on creating beautiful backgrounds for Christmas and other winter cards using your markers keep reading!

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Marker Colour Combos: Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Savannah Brunette & Blonde Hair

Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Savannah has a Star - www.markergeek.com

As promised I’m back today with a couple of cute Christmas cards featuring the brand new Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Savannah has a Star stamp that I used on yesterday’s card.

I really wanted to show a couple of different hair colour combos for Savannah today, so I didn’t use the full image. If you’ve been visiting my blog for a while you may also be aware that I do have a fondness for butchering cropping Uptown Girl images. Muahaha! This is a great way to stretch the stamps and get more use out of them, especially at Christmas when colouring a full sized image can be more time consuming than you might like. To see the full Uptown Girl Savannah has a Star image please check out my Merry Christmas with Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Savannah post from yesterday.

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Card: Merry Christmas with Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Savannah

Stamping Bella - Uptown Girl Savannah has a Star - www.markergeek.com

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to launch in to the Christmas cards and crafts! This year I’m more prepared than in previous years, so I will have lots of inspiration to share. I’m not completely done with autumn though, so expect a few autumn cards here and there this month. I’m in no particular hurry for winter. ;)

Today I’ve got a little card to share featuring one of the new releases from Stamping Bella. When Emily showed this Uptown Girl image to me I gasped. Definitely one of my favourites from the release. Along with my card I also have a little card-making tip for you, so keep reading!

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Step By Step: Halloween Cat from Stamping Bella

Stamping Bella - Hallowen Cat - www.markergeek.com

I’ve got a fun little card to share with you today, featuring one of the new Christine Grove rubber stamps from Stamping Bella. I’ve got a major soft spot for Christine’s images, particularly the animals. They are quirky and definitely make me smile while I’m colouring.

Along with my card I created a very simple guide to colouring a basic lantern glow. This isn’t by any means the only way to do it, but I wanted to show you how easy it is to do, especially if like me you’re adding it as an afterthought to an already coloured image with background (I coloured the image in a hurry and it wasn’t until I started to put the card together that I really considered the little lantern).

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NEWS: Stamping Bella’s New Site & Rubber Stamp Release

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Today is an exciting day for Stamping Bella fans. Behind the scenes I have been colouring images for the new release as Emily has completely overhauled the website and packaging! There has been a lot of work going on and I’d like to take this opportunity to say “CONGRATS!” to Em, also “I knew you could do it!”. :)

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Congrats with Uptown Girl Brigitte

I’ve got a very quick card to share today, featuring another of those gorgeous Uptown Girls from Stamping Bella.  This time, I’ve used Brigitte.

Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Brigitte | Marker Geek

I went fairly clean and modern with this one, using a speech bubble die to create the top half of the card front, and a piece of red cardstock with a stencil and some gold ink to create the lower part.

Supplies:
Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Brigitte (also available in the UK at Quixotic Paperie)
Make it Colour Blending Card (for colouring with alcohol based markers)
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Copic Markers
Mama Elephant Speech Trio Dies set
MFT Die-Namics High-Rise Alphabet Lower Case
Delicata Golden Glitz Pigment Ink
Prima Marketing Inc stencil

I will be back after the Easter weekend, hopefully with some more creative fun to share with you!  I hope you have a wonderful weekend, whatever you’re up to. :)

WOYWW #254 – A Different Workspace

Wednesday…we meet again! Time for another WOYWW over at Julia’s Stamping Ground.

These photos were taken yesterday, but my “workspace” for today will look very similar.  I’ve taken to the sofa, to catch up on some colouring and de-stress.

I have a pile of Stamping Bella images to colour, and some Make it Crafty images to give me a break from colouring character images.

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While colouring I’m listening to an audiobook via Audible, which is something I have been doing a lot this year. I’m revisiting old favourites while colouring and crafting, so that I can enjoy them again without impacting on my time to discover new stories. I’m enjoying it a great deal!

Here are some of the results from my colouring session yesterday.  I’ll be working on more Uptown Girls and hopefully finishing off the Boot House today.

Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Claudia | Marker Geek

Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Madison | Marker Geek

Make it Crafty Boot House | Marker Geek

If you like checking out colouring progress pics, I tend to share more of them over on Facebook on my Marker Geek page.

For those that are interested, you can find both Stamping Bella and Make it Crafty rubber stamps in my store Quixotic Paperie.

Happy Wednesday!  I’ll catch you later with some more creative fun. :)

 

Uptown Girls Beatrice & Barbara – Best Friends

I’ve got a quick Stamping Bella card for you today, featuring one of my favourites from the latest release.  Love how the colouring on this one turned out, and the image is really fun.

When you’re done checking out my post, make sure you pop over to Bloggabella to join in with the latest Bellariffic Friday challenge and get a look at the latest inspiration from the rest of the team!

Say hello to Uptown Girls Beatrice & Barbara.  They come with the sentiment stamp I used on my card.

Stamping Bella Uptown Girls Beatrice & Barbara | Marker Geek

 

You can also find Stamping Bella stamps here in the UK at my online store Quixotic Paperie. Restocks have just arrived, so many of the previously sold out stamps are now back in stock!

The image was coloured with Copic Markers on my favourite Make it Colour Blending Card.

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

A Little Sophistication with Uptown Girl Audrey

I’ve got a quick Uptown Girl card to share with you today.

As you read this I will putting together a few more Stamping Bella cards to blog over the next week, so if you’ve been missing them don’t worry, I’ll have a healthy dose of Stamping Bella fun for you very soon! In the meantime, make sure you check out Bloggabella for more inspiration from the Bellariffic Babes and also for the weekly challenge!

This is Uptown Girl Audrey who comes with the lovely quote stamp you can also see on my card.

Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Audrey | Marker Geek

As you can see, I kept it simple, for a change…ha! The image was coloured with Copic Markers on my favourite Make it Colour Blending Card.

You can also find Stamping Bella stamps here in the UK at my online store Quixotic Paperie. Restocks are due in soon, so if some of the stamps don’t appear to be listed, they will most likely be back soon!