Sunday, 31 January 2016

3 Aussie Flowers

Hello :)

I'm here with three Aussie flower cards. I was having a bit of a crafting slump then Zoe from Make it Crafty showed us (the design team) the new Australian Flora images and I just new I had to get busy colouring them because they are so beautiful and being an Aussie gal they are close to my heart. Best medicine I could have asked for, crafting slump gone :)

Golden Wattle Card_result

Copic colours used - Flowers - Y06, Y18. Leaves - YG63, YG67. Branches - E74, E77. Shadows - W4.

Kangaroo Paw Card

Copic's used - Flower - R20, 35, 37, 39, YG01, Y13, 15. Kangaroo- W0, 1, 2, 4, 5, E25. Shadows - W6, 4.

Common Heath Card ._result

Copic's used - Flowers - RV11, 13, R37. Leaves - YG63, 67. Branches - E74, 77. Shadows - W6.

Thanks for spending some time looking at my cards I hope they inspire you to colour up some Australian Flora.

Andrea xx

Thursday, 28 January 2016

DoveArt Studios - January Release Blog Hop!

It's time for our NEW RELEASE from CCDesigns and DoveArt Studios.

Featuring 9 NEW stamps from
DoveArt Studios Collection

We are very excited about each of these new stamps and we know you will want them all!!!

We want to give you a chance to win several of these new stamps so let's get ready to HOP!

Each of our Design Team members will be sharing their inspiration with gorgeous projects that feature every one of these new stamps!

Here is what I have created:

'Bad Doggy' colourful

'Bad Doggy' uncoloured 

He's such a lovable naughty Bad Doggy, both coloured or uncoloured. 

I hope you enjoyed this hop and seeing all the inspiration along the way.  We appreciate your love for the DoveArt Studios line and hope you continue to enjoy them for all times.

You can find all these stamps at CCDesigns

Here is how you play:

1.  Visit each design team member's blog (Blog roll below).  If you are starting on my blog be sure and hop back to the beginning so you can see all the new stamps and have a better chance of winning. 

2.  Leave a comment on each blog.

3. When you reach the end of the hop, you will be at DoveArt Studios blog.  There you will leave the name, or names of your favorite stamps in the release.  Come back on Sunday morning to see if you won a stamp or two from CCDesigns on the DoveArt Studios blog.

We hope you enjoy!!  Let's Hop!

Jennifer Dove
Andrea -You are here
DoveArt Studios

Be sure and leave some love!

Andrea xx

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Make it Crafty Australian Flora HOP!

Australian Flora - New Release & Hop!

Hello and welcome to our first blog hop for 2016.

It's Australia Day today, a day to celebrate everything Australian so we are excited to be sharing a new release of beautifully illustrated Australian flora digital images from Make it Crafty. They are intricate and delicate with lots of detail and are the perfect choice for many occasions. 

You can find these stunning floral images HERE

Now of course with all Blog Hops there is a PRIZE!!! 
For your chance to win a whopping $25 Make it Crafty voucher make sure you leave some love on all the girls blogs. The Hop will concluded on Saturday 31st January @ 8pm Brisbane Australia time. Winners will be notified so start Hopping! 

Hop List - 
 1. Andrea 2. Corinne 3.Dorinda

      4. Jennifer 5. Kelly   6. Lucy 

       7. Marika  8. Nicoletta  

                                                  9. Zoe  

If you happen to get lost along the way please come back Here and try again :)

Have Fun!

Aussie!! Aussie!! Aussie!!

Andrea xx

Monday, 25 January 2016


Hello everyone :)

For today's card I used 'Debbie's Surprise'  Digital image for a friends surprise birthday party.

Debbie's Surprise Card_result

I wanted to create a fun colourful card and chose to use orange and green colours as the main colours which I rarely use together but I must say I'm loving the combo for this card :)

I used Copic Markers

Skin - YR000, 00, 01, W3.  Eyes - E21, 27. Lips - E04. Hair - E23, 24, 27, 79, white pastel pencil. Top + Scarf YR21, 14, 24, 27, YG21, 03, 17. Pants - C1, 3, 5. Shoes - W0, 1, 3. Bangles - YG21, 17. N1, 6. YR21, 24. Gift - Y13, 15, 17. Ribbon - YG01, 03, 17. Shadows - W5.

Thanks for stopping by

Andrea xx

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Lou Gives - Make it Crafty

Hi all :)

I'm bringing to you today a card I have made using 'Lou Gives'  digital image and a freehand background that I had a go at, I'm pretty pleased with my effort. What do you think?

Lou gives card_result

I coloured this card with Copic's.

Lou's Skin - YR000, YR00. Hair - Y21, E13, E15, E18. Eyes - E21, E25. Dress, Shoes + Bows - BG11, BG32, BG23. Gift - Y11, Y13, Y15, RV17. Ribbon - BG34, BG15, BG49. Shadows - W2, W4, W5.

Background. Floor - BV23, E71, E74, W3. Wall - E70, E71, BV23. Window Sill - E71, 74. Bushes - YG97, YG99. Sky - B37, White Pastel Pencil. I smudged distress ink, pumice stone around the edges with a dauber to get a spot light effect for the image.

Thanks for stopping by

Andrea xx

Monday, 18 January 2016

Cherish the Simple Things!

Hello everybody :)

I've had this stamped up for some time now and I finally sat down today and coloured it up, I get so much joy from colouring these fabulous DoveArt Studios Stamps and this one in particular prompted me to think about and cherish the simple things in life, take a minute to relax it's good for you :)

Coloured with Copic's - Chair - E70, 71. Pillow - BV000, 01, 04, V28. Hat - Y21, 26, 28, B41, 45. Hydrangeas - BV000, 01, 04, leaves- YG61, 63, 67, pot- E30, 33, 35. Daises - Y13, 17, black multi liner 0.5. leaves- YG95,97. pot- E30, 33, 35. Lilies - C0, Y13. leaves- YG01, 03, 17. pot- E95, 04, 07. Grasses - G46, 85, 99. Ground - W4, 5. Shadows - W6. 

The Chipboard sentiment 'Cherish' is from Make it Crafty.

Thanks for stopping by

Andrea xx

Saturday, 9 January 2016

Feather's - Rosella's

Hello :)

I'm so excited about this months challenge at Make it Colourful - 'Feathers' because I am so in love with the NEW digital images 'Beautiful Birds'. I particularly love the 'Rosella in Gum Tree' as I often see them in my yard and when I'm out walking, they are so graceful and beautiful.

Couldn't stop at colouring just one so here is three different Rosella's

Rosella x 3_result

Western Rosella

Western Rosella 1 (2)_result

Green Rosella

Green Rosella 1_result

Crimson Rosella

Crimsom Rosella 1_result

I coloured all three with Copic Markers.

Sky - B39
Gum Tree - W3, 5, 6.
Gum Leaves - BG93, 96.

Western Rosella - Head - R24, 27, 59, Y06, Beak - W2, 4, 6
Green Feathers - BG32, 23, 34, 13, C5.
Blue Feathers - B23, 24, 28, C5

Green Rosella - Head - Y02, 08, R24, 27, B23, 24. W2, 4, 6.
Green Feathers - YG00, 03, 63.
Blue Feathers - B24, 23.

Crimson Rosella - Head - R24, 27, 59, B23, 24, 26, W2, 4, 6.
Red Feathers - R24, 27, 59, N6.
Blue Feathers - B23, 24, 26.

Thanks for stopping by

Andrea xx