Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sweet Pea with Copics

Hi friends! I hope you are having a great week! We are doing a bit better this week so that's a relief. I'm getting ready to leave for CHA and I'm getting pretty excited! If you'll be at CHA, please keep an eye out for me! I love to take pictures with all my crafty pals!

Here's the card I blogged over at the Paper Maniac blog yesterday:
Here's my card for this week. Now, I thought about coloring a really complex image for you guys BUT then I thought, hey, let's show the friends how simple and FUN Copics can be! Literally, this image took me maybe 5 minutes to color and I only used 11 Copics. You can definitely start with just a few markers and make a huge difference in your coloring! However, I should warn you that they are VERY addicting! (I also want to mention, I used this week's Card Patterns sketch for this card.)

I should also point out, if you want to start your Copic collection, Paper Maniac has a Copic coloring kit of the month each month with fabulous tutorials! Also, check out the clearance section RIGHT NOW! Items that are already marked off (up to 70%) are on sale for an additional 15% off.

Card Details:
Card Stock: white
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey Lemonade
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co Little Me
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Copics: E13, E00, E000 (skin), E31, E35, E37 (hair), R81, R83, R85 (dress), Y02, YG01 (blanket)
Misc: Martha Stewart border punch, hand dyed crinkle ribbon


  1. What a sweet card! Love these colors and that seam binding. So glad you could join us on Card Patterns.

  2. Too too cute Ashley, I'll be at CHA too, I'll look for you, I'll be with the InStyle stamps ladies. :)

  3. Have fun at CHA. Wish I could be there. Adorable card. :)

  4. Such an adorable card. Glad you played along with cardpatterns this week.

  5. darling...have fun at CHA!!! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns!