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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Baby Edwin and my return!

Hello Everyone!! I have missed you all!! Yesterday was my first official day of crafting in over a month. I know I mentioned that I have images that I was going to put together and post but honestly my arm just kept taking a turn for the worse and the last thing I wanted to do was type.

I'm not 100% better but I missed playing with my wonderful stamps too much and I was afraid Spring and Easter would pass me by and I didn't get to post some of my projects.

I had a wonderful time yesterday, our local scrapbook store, A Scrapbook Store and More had a St. Patty's Day Crop! There was food, lots of friends and so much fun! I had my fingers crossed the entire time wishing I would be the winner of the FULL set of Distress Inks Markers but alas I wasn't. Boo Hoo!! I hope Nancy enjoys them!!

While I wait for my Pre-order to arrive, I have been playing with a small handful that Paula, the store owner came back from CHA with so here it is!!

I've seen a little chatter about DI Markers and watercoloring and some suggestions for different types of paper. Well here is my chatter...I use the Canson Montval 140lb Watercolor paper. I love this paper with all my DI's, it absolutely blends beautifully!!! AND you DON'T have to wet your paper before hand to blend the DI markers.

As I mentioned I had a limited supply of them so Baby Edwin's outfit, stars and crown are done in DI Markers. The rest is re-inkers.
Outfit: Tumbled Glass and Faded Jeans
Crown and Stars: Wild Honey

This is one of two cards for my next class that I teach over at The Scrapbook Store for April. I hope markers arrive before class. I definatley want to show them off! If you are around please come join me. I bet you can guess which is the second card for class? LOL!! Answer will come tommorrow!


Like I said, I truly missed chatting, blogging...whatever you want to call it. I'm excited to get moving again!

Challenges:

Dutch Dare: Dots and Stripes
Gingersnap Creations: Border Punches


Thanks for stopping by,


Lisette

20 comments:

  1. Lisette, I've missed your posts--I always open yours! Love your work! This baby card is adorable. Kathie

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  2. WHOHOO... I will be in that class. Sorry you did not win the distress pens. I saw them when you were playing the other night and I am eagerly awaiting mine lol..
    hugs
    Gorgeous Baby...

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  3. Lovely card. I think the distress pens might have to go on my wish list. Great job using them.

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  4. How cute is this! You did a wonderful job coloring Baby Edwin. Love the soft blues you used.

    Karen

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  5. Wow, Lisette, you've done an awesome job! The distress inks are beautifully done and I love the star punched borders...too cute! Hugs...Barb <><

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  6. Adorable card Lisette. Love those cute little stars and your gorgeous coloring on this image :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  7. Super cute and great coloring! Thanks for playing the Gingersnap Creations Border Punches Challenge! Don't forget to come back and vote for your favorite entry when the challenge closes!

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  8. This image is SO sweet! A must have.

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  9. Beautiful card Lisette. And your coloring is also very beautiful.
    xxxSylvia

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  10. Really sweet creation Lisette!! Love the colors and star designs!! :) TFS!! HUGS

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  11. Hi ya
    a gorgeous card, awesome colouring,lovely papers & design,thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, sue,x

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  12. WOW you did an awesome job with the distress pens. Your coloring is fabulous and I love this card!
    Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

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  13. Beautifully done Lisette, very sweet
    Hugs julie P

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  14. Lovely colours and perfect colouring! Thanks for sharing this card with us at dutch dare card challenges!
    Chantal

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  15. This is a beautiful card , I love the ribbon stripes. Thanks for sharing at Dutch Dare.
    Lisa :)

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  16. Wow lisette adorable card and gorgeous coloring!!!!! You did a beautiful job on this card!!!!!

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  17. How lovely
    Thank you for joining us at Dutch Dare
    Love Jan
    xx

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  18. WOW....your coloring of this cute baby is OUTSTANDING! Glad you are doing better!

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