Thursday, March 3, 2011

Spring Blessing

For the past few days, I have been experimenting colours on my newly purchased digi stamps...watching online tutorials of how to use the graphic markers. Other than that everything was just ebb and flow throughout the week. 

I had not been doing any card since last Friday. May not seem so productive because no card was made but I guess practicing crafting skills should not be assumed as doing nothing. Right? Ehem :)

Anyway, here's a card I made with happy colours because it's Spring season. 

Little Flowers ^_^

I coloured these images with Promarkers and used the Blender which I just bought. Loved how the colouring turned out to look a little like water coloured.

Used this new Apple Green Ribbon and tied it in this style for the first time. Ahh, the colours just look so fresh, don't they? I also did faux stitching for the first time. Did it with a Dovecraft's paper piercing ruler as guide and a sharp metal sculptor tool to indent/pierce the paper. I joined the lines with my faithful Faber Castell Ecco Pigment Pen. 

Digi Stamps:  Life Quote Sentiment (TLC Creations), Sweet Pea In A Flower (Pink Cat Studio)
Ink : Old Paper (Distress Ink)
ProMarkers : Pastel Blue, Saffron, Rose Pink, Lipstick Red, Raw Sienna, Duck Egg, Leaf Green, Soft Lime, Dehim Blue, Forest Green, Blender
Paper: 5"x7" Opalescent Pastel Green Card (Royal Langnickel), Yellow Card, Green Card, The Spring Stack (DCWV)
Accessories: 1.5cm Apple Green Grosgrain Ribbon, 3mm Light Green Gemstones (Anita's)
Tools: Threading Water Border Punch (Fiskars), Sponge Dauber (Tsukineko), Small Round Corner Punch (Siesta), Paper Piercing Ruler (Dovecraft) , Metal Tip Sculptor (Studio TM)

This creation has been submitted to these fun challenges :



  1. Girl.. this card is cute and lovely! Your colors are really spring like! Made me smile. I love the circled papers on your card! Fantastic job. Thanks for joining us this week at Totally papercrafts challenge. Hope to see you back again next week!
    Hugs Marion

  2. Such a fun and happy cards. Love the bright colours.. So pretty :)

  3. Hi ya
    aww a gorgeous card, fab colours, cute images, thank you for joining us at CES & Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

  4. These are such cute little images! And wonderful spring colours. Thanks so much for sharing with us at LCI this week. Good luck! Pami x

  5. This is just so sweet Jocelyn. Such a colourful card and a really sweet image. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!

  6. ooh what gorgeous colours and cute little images .LOve that green ribbon too
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
    Lisa ;)

  7. A very pretty card hun! Thanks for joining in with our challenge of In The Garden at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog! xxx

  8. O wow this is so fun fun fun, love the colours and the baby stamp is so cute. Love it. I have left you something on my blog, please come and pick it up when you can. Hugs xx

  9. What a fab creation, love the bright colours and cute little images. Thanks for playing along at LCI this week.

  10. This is so sweet. Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime with us. :) Janis

  11. I love the freshness of your card and those images are so stinkin' cute! Great coloring! Thank you for playing with us at the Critter Sketch Challenge this week! Hope to see you back again soon!

  12. Oh this is adorable hunni.. Love all the colours!! Thanks for playing with us at CES xx

  13. This is a gorgeous and cheery card. Thank you for using one of my sentiments.

  14. What a cute card, image is fab and love the colours, really sweet :)

  15. what bright cheerful card thanks for sharing with us at creative inspirations

  16. Fun colors, fabulous stitching and cute flowers! Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch Challenge Blog!

  17. Gorgeous colourful card. A very bright and cheery one. :-) I have a scrapbooking pack giveaway on my blog if your interested. :-)

  18. Such a darling card hun! Those baby flowers are so adorable and you colored them so beautifully! Thanks for joining us at WOC!
    Hugs~ Kim

  19. Wow Jocelyn! A really lovely fresh card - great faux stitching! Thx for sharing with us at Totally Ladybug Thursday!

    Mary J xxx

  20. Such an adorable card. Glad you chose to share it with us at Scrapbook Sisters card challenge. xxx

  21. What a cute and very cheerful card!!
    Thank you for joining us at Simply Create for our flowers challenge...hope to see you again for the next challenge.

  22. Thank you, people for all your visit and encouragement. I really enjoyed making this one.