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dimanche 31 mai 2015

Tilda's Town #157 Use Your Stash


Hello everyone! It's the start of a new challenge at Tilda's Town and this week the theme is USE YOUR STASH! As always, you could win a $10 Gift Voucher to the store!

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Tilda's Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps and Cutting Dies. We carry over 1,400 stamps in stock at all times and over 4,000 dies from all your favourite brands. We offer very competitive shipping rates and we ship worldwide. Visit us at Tilda's Town and live the magic!

Here is my card with Tilda with a Big Big Rose, never used before...


Stamp: Magnolia Tilda with a Big Big Rose, Tiddly Inks sentiment
Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card
Other: Versamark, white embossing powder

We hope you'll join us at Tilda's Town! Thank you very much for your visit, have a great weekend! Hugs,
Delphine xx

samedi 30 mai 2015

Last chance for Quixotic Paperie closing down sale!!!

Hello everyone!!! Less than 2 days to go now, since you have until tomorrow May 31st to take advantage of the huge Quixotic Paperie closing down sale!!! 

Tiddly Inks Clear Stamp Set: Fairy Tenderhearted

Tiddly Inks clear stamp sets are 35% OFF, you can see them all HERE!





Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps are 60% OFF!!

*Carmen Medlin for SCACD: Natural Beauty Collection FULL SET - Click Image to Close

SCACD stamps are 60% OFF!!

Make It Crafty - The Beach - Click Image to Close


And you can find more discounts in the latest arrivals section HERE, with various discounts on your favourite brands! 

But you need to hurry, the store is closing tomorrow, at the end of the day! Happy shopping!! Hugs,
Delphine xx

vendredi 29 mai 2015

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #13


Hello everyone! Today is the start of a new challenge at Paperbabe Stamps and our theme this time is "BRIGHTS"! We would love to see your Paperbabe Stamps but all brands are welcome and you can use any stamp you like! 

Here is my little scene card for today :)


Stamps: Paperbabe Stamps DesignA Adorimals, Kawaii Face and Bottle Brush Tree stamp sets, Penny Black and Tiddly Inks sentiment
Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card and Airbrush

Rabbit: R20, W00, 0, 1, 3
Background: B02, 04, 06, G29, Y15, YG01, 03, 63, 67

To create my little rabbit, I used the DesignA Adorimals stamp set and stamped all the parts of the body, then added face features using the Kawaii Face set. These sets contain a ton of stamps offering a huge number of possibilities to create the animals you want! I cut out my rabbit and airbrushed a background on another piece of paper, then added trees from the Bottle Brush Tree set and a few branches. I then popped my rabbit on foam squares for a bit of dimension. 


Challenges I am entering:
Aud Sentiments - Cute + sentiment
Cute Card Thursday - Too cute
Addicted To Stamps - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Critters

Don't forget to visit my teamies for more inspiration HERE and we hope you'll come and play with us! Hugs,
Delphine xx

mardi 26 mai 2015

Take it Easel-y at Tiddly Inks!


Hello everyone! It's the start of a new challenge at Tiddly Inks and the theme this time is "Take it Easel-y", in other words, we would love to see your easel cards! 

I have not made easel cards for ages though I love them, so our challenge gave me the opportunity to go for a CAS easel card ;)


Stamps and images: Tiddly Inks Love You Mostest Couple and Harmony At Home stamp set (heart)
Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card
Die: MFT
Other: Versamark, gold embossing powder, foam squares

Challenges I am entering: 
Papertake Weekly - Take Your Pick (Easel Card)
The Pink Elephant - Anything Goes

Thank you very much for your visit, please go to the Tiddly Inks blog to see the gorgeous makes my teamies have done! Hugs,
Delphine xx

jeudi 21 mai 2015

Paperbabe Stamps NEW Release


Hello everyone! It's time for May Release at Paperbabe Stamps and today we have an adorable face stamp set called Kawaii Face and a matching digi collection called the Adorimal Digi Collection which coordinates to the Kawaii Face Stamp set to perfection!!! You can see all the details on the sets HERE

And you can see amazing samples made by my teamies on the blog and on their own blogs HERE!

Here is a cute card I made using my Kawaii Face Stamp set and 2 animals from the digi collection :)


Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card + a bit of Distress Ink and Pitt pens

I printed my little cat and bunny on Make It Colour Blending Card, then stamped the eyes and mouths in Memento Ink. I coloured everything in Copics then added a bit of Distress Ink around the edges and used my Pitt pens to add thin blades of grass and little dots to suggest flowers. The sentiment is from the Mayleedee Clear stamp, stamped in Versamark and embossed in white. 

Challenges I am entering:
Whimsy Stamps Challenge - Anything But a Square Card
Penny's Papercrafty - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Animals

Thank you very much for your visit, have a lovely day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

mardi 19 mai 2015

Walk like an Egyptian :)...


Hello everyone! I'm back to share the 100% Copic scene I made for Copic Marker Europe and this time I'm taking you on a trip to Egypt! I may be dreaming of holidays and sunny days, hence today's trip! I have made a scene combining a Tiddly Inks character and a Make It Crafty background, here it is!


This cute character is part of a Tiddly Inks set of two images called Egyptian cuties and I chose to use her with Make It Crafty Ancient Egyptian City. I coloured the whole scene with my beloved Copics and decided to leave it like that, not even a sentiment on it ;)


Skin: E000, 00, 01, 13, 70
Hair: 100, B41, T5, 7, 9
Dress and jewels: B00, 02, 16, 37, B66, 69, Y02, 21, 26
Sky: V12, Y000, 00, YR00
Buildings: B69, BG18, E30, 31, 33, 35, G05
Pots: B63, E15, 17, 19, R00, Y15
Plants: BG93, 96, 99, G21, 24, 28
Floor: R00, W1, 3


Thank you very much for your visit, have a lovely day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

**COURS COPIC** - Région parisienne

** Dernières places disponibles pour le COURS 2 et dates à venir!!! **
Bonsoir à tous! Un petit message pour vous dire que je serai samedi 23 mai à la Boutique Idées Créatives :) Le Cours 1 est complet, mais si vous y avez déjà assisté, il reste deux places pour le cours 2, de 14h à 17h! N'hésitez pas à contacter la boutique si vous êtes intéressés (cliquez sur l'image pour agrandir)! Et si vous souhaitez vous inscrire pour le Cours 1, la prochaine date est le samedi 20 juin, de 10h à 13h - le cours 2 aura lieu l'après-midi de 14h à 17h! Bises et bonne soirée!
Delphine 


dimanche 17 mai 2015

New Doodle Dragon at CC Designs!


Hello everyone! Have you seen the new Doodle Dragon release available from CC Designs? There are 15 new stamps, all cute and FUN, which you can see HERE!!!

Bonjour à tous! Il y a 15 nouveaux tampons Doodle Dragon qui viennent de sortir chez CC Designs! Craquants et drôles - vous pouvez tous les voir ICI


I can't resist dragons and hearts, so I just had to use Dragon Love

J'adore les dragons et les coeurs, alors pas d'autre choix pour ma carte que Dragon Love!


Stamps: CC Designs Doodle Dragon Dragon Love, Paper Smooches sentiment
Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card
Other: Ink pads and stencil

Dragon: G24, 28, YG01, 03, 17, 67, E40, 41, 42, W0, 1
Reds/ Rouge: R35, 37, 39, 89
Background/ Fond: R00

For the background, I was again inspired by the bokeh technique trend and decided to try some darker colours, which give a fun result:)

Thank you very much for your visit, enjoy the rest of your day! Hugs,
Merci de votre visite et bonne fin de journée! Bises,
Delphine xx

vendredi 15 mai 2015

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #12 - Photo Inspiration


Hello everyone! It's the start of a new challenge at Paperbabe Stamps today, and this time we have a photo inspiration for you! As always, you are welcome to use any stamps to join us and you have 2 weeks to enter!

Bonjour à tous! Aujourd'hui débute un nouveau challenge chez Paperbabe Stamps et le thème est une photo dont vous vous inspirerez! Vous pouvez participer avec n'importe quelle marque de tampons et vous avez 2 semaines pour jouer avec nous! 


I took inspiration from the colours ;)
Je me suis basée sur les couleurs :)


I used the beautiful Mayleedee Frost Fairy digi, printed her on Make It Colour Blending Card and coloured her in Copics. I coloured the background in Copics too and created the bokeh effect with different inks and a stencil, and added a bit of Distress Inks around the edges. The sentiment is by Paperbabe Stamps too. 

J'ai utilisé le digi Mayleedee Frost Fairy, je l'ai imprimé sur papier Make It Colour Blending Card et j'ai colorié mon image au Copic. Le fond est fait au Copic aussi, puis j'ai utlisé un pochoir et des encres pour créer cet effet. Un peu d'encre Distress autour de l'image, un sentiment Paperbabe Stamps et voilà ;)! 


Skin/Peau: E000, 00, 01, 13, 71
Hair/Cheveux: B41, BG95, 97, 99 + pencil
Dress/Robe: RV91, 93, 95
Wings/Ailes: BG0000, 000, R00
Background/Fond: BV00 + inks

Challenges I am entering:
House Of Cards - Bokeh Effect
Dream Valley - Things With Wings
Crafty Cardmakers - Make Your Own Background

Thank you very much for your visit, have a lovely day! Hugs,
Merci de votre visite et bonne journée! Bises,
Delphine xx

jeudi 14 mai 2015

MiC Clean and Simple Challenge #1


Hello everyone! I shared a little sneak peek of this card earlier in the month, for our first Clean and Simple Challenge at Make It Crafty! The theme is "Background Technique" and for great inspiration, you can look at my teamies' work HERE

I love adding backgrounds and this one was done with a stencil, a paper mask and my airbrush :)


I used Beautiful Leia digi and thought she needed a happy sunny background. To do it, I used a Memory Box stencil, secured it with washi tape and added a paper mask I cut to create the hill. I airbrushed the sun, then removed the hill mask and covered the sunny airbrushed area with the negative part of the paper mask I used to do the hill. I then embossed a sentiment in white. 

Beautiful Leia was printed on Make It Colour Blending Card, coloured in Copics, cut out and put on foam squares. 


Skin: E000, 00, 01, 13, 71
Hair: E49, 55, 57, 59
Eyes: E31, BG000
Dress: R00, 02, 05
Sun: RV02, Y15, 39
Hill: YG01, 03, 17, 67

Thank you very much for your visit, hope you can join us HERE!! Hugs,
Delphine xx

mardi 12 mai 2015

Tiddly Inks Challenge and NEW images :)


Hello everyone! It's Tuesday so time for a new challenge at Tiddly Inks - and new images and more;)!!! YAY!! Our challenge this time is May Flowers and I'm using a new Wryn for today - Scooting By (With Kitty)! Please note she does have little flowers in her basket ;)


Images: Tiddly Inks Scooting By, Ellie Says Hi (bubble), Make It Crafty Paris Street Café Digi Elements and Urban Street
Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card

I thought Wryn could pay me a visit and take a littl trip to Paris ;) For the background, I used the café window and the café text from the Paris Street Café Digi Elements and added the Street Curb from the Urban Street digi set. The speech bubble is from the Ellie Says Hi digi , I mirrored the bubble to have it the correct way, cut it out and put it on foam squares on my scene. 

Thank you very much for your visit, have a great day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

dimanche 10 mai 2015

CLOSING DOWN SALE at QUIXOTIC PAPERIE


Hello everyone! As you may have heard, Quixotic Paperie will be closing at the end of the month. Like many of you, I feel very sad to see the store closing, I found the store when I just started blogging 5 years ago and immediately fell in love with it - my dream store for stamps!! Not to mention the incredible luck I have had to be a DT member there, I loved my time there so much! And for all that time, thank you Elaine :) !!!

Now with the bad news of the store closing come some happier news of a huge sale on all your favourite brands! Fo example, you'll find The Greeting Farm, Some Odd Girl and SCACD 50% off, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps are 60% off, Make It Crafty and Tiddly Inks 35% off, to name a few! You have until May 31st to go shopping, then the store will be closed.

I have decided to make an "ATC on card" with two of my favourite Make It Crafty Stamps which are still available from the store - but hurry ;)!!


I used Hula Girl and The Beach for this scene and made it on Make It Colour Blending Card (which is the one item Elaine will be selling after the store closes, phew ;)!!). I coloured it all in Copics and just added a few details in tiny places with my Polychromos on Hula Girl only.
Here is a close up and list of Copics I used:


Skin: E25, 30, 31, 33, 35, R22
Eyes: BG000, E31
Hair: 100, C5, 7, 9, YR00
"Skirt": YG93, 95, 99
Background: V12, Y000, 00, YR00
Sand: E40, 41, 42, 43
Sea: BG72, 75, 78, V12, Y00, YR00

Challenges I am entering:

Thank you very much for your visit and have fun shopping! Hugs,
Delphine xx

jeudi 7 mai 2015

CC Designs RELEASE DAY!!


Hello everyone! The new CC Designs release is available in the CC Designs store! New stamps, stencils and dies :)!! To see gorgeous makes by my teamies, you can visit the blog HERE! And there are 4 new adorable Swiss Pixies in this release - just look :)


Adorable, aren't they ;)?

My card today features the third Pixie - Little Cloudy...


Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card and acrylic paint on Montval
Stencil: CC Designs Clouds Stencil

I coloured Little Cloudy in Copics and the background was done using acrylic paint. I stamped my sentiment in Versamark and embossed it in white. I then cut out my Swiss Pixie and her cloud and put them on foam squares. 

Challenges I am entering:
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Take It Make It - Take a Stamp (#2)
Love To Create - Anything Creative/ Mixed Media Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - Make Your Own Background

Thank you very much for your visit, enjoy the rest of your day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

lundi 4 mai 2015

Without Words May Challenge!


Hello everyone! It's the first Monday of the month, so time for a new challenge at Without Words! Our May Challenge is a colour combo - PINK, BLUE, YELLOW (with optional floral). And this month we are sponsored by Make It Crafty and you can win a $15 Gift Voucher to the store!!!

I have done an ATC on card with the lovely Crystal available from Make It Crafty HERE as a digi and from Quixotic Paperie in the 60s Fashion Girls rubber stamp collection - currently 35% OFF:)


Image: Make It Crafty Crystal
Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card

For a lot of beautiful pink, blue and yellow inspiration, please visit my teamies HERE who have done an awesome job! We hope you can join us!
Thank you very much for your visit, enjoy the rest of your day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

dimanche 3 mai 2015

MiC Clean And Simple Challenge #1!


Hello everyone! Exciting day today! You may have seen the Make It Crafty Clean And Simple Team has been announced on Friday and I'm very lucky to be a part of it along with awesome teamies - Faye, Anja, Francine, Suzanne and Teresa who you can all meet HERE!!

Today is the start of our very first monthly challenge - so, what would we like to see? Simple cards focussing on a Make It Crafty image. Our first theme is BACKGROUND TECHNIQUES - for details, you can look HERE;)!!

You can see a peek of my card above, but to see gorgeous cards by the team, head over to the Challenge post HERE

We hope you will join us and have fun with us!! Hugs,
Delphine xx

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #11 - Anything Goes!


Hello everyone! There's a new challenge at Paperbabe Stamps and it's an esay one - ANYTHING GOES! We would love to see your Paperbabe stamps but you are welcome to use any stamps you like! 

I couldn't resist doing another mixed media portrait with the Doll Face Mini Stamp Set and Mixed Media Templates ;)!!


Stamps: Paperbabe Stamps Doll Face Mini Stamp Set
Colouring: Neocolor II, Polychromos and Acrylic Paint on Arches HP

I used several stamps from the Doll Face Mini Stamp Set - the eyes, the nose, and the mouth. In pencil, I traced the shape of the head, the neck and shoulders and general shape of the hair using my Mini Portrait Face Mixed Media Template. I coloured everything in Neocolor II, then went back on the face in Polychromos and added acrylic Paint to my pink background.

Challenges I am entering:
Take It Make It - Take A Stamp ( I used 4 for the face)


I hope you can join us at Paperbabe Stamps - you have almost 2 weeks to enter! Thank you very much for your visit, have a lovely day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

samedi 2 mai 2015

Paradise Of Stamps #17 - Animals


Hello everyone! I'm back to tell you about the new challenge at Paradise Of Stamps where the theme is ANIMALS, and this week we are sponsored by Marianne Design

I have done a CAS card with one of the latest Tiddly Inks images called Foxy Mama:)


Images and stamps: Tiddly Inks Foxy Mama and CC Designs stamps
Colouring: Polychromos on Daler Rowney
Other: Versamark, embossing powder

My teamies have made beautiful cards to inspire you, you can check them HERE! Thank you very much for your visit, enjoy the rest of your day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

Tilda's Town #153 - Dies and/or punches


Hello everyone! It's the start of a new challenge at Tilda's Town and this week the theme is DIES and/or PUNCHES! As always, you could win a $10 Gift Voucher to the store!

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Tilda's Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps and Cutting Dies. We carry over 1,400 stamps in stock at all times and over 4,000 dies from all your favourite brands. We offer very competitive shipping rates and we ship worldwide. Visit us at Tilda's Town and live the magic!

Here is my card with the adorable Loves Me Loves Me Not Tilda...


Stamp: Magnolia Loves Me Loves Me Not Tilda Duo
Colouring: Copics on Make It Colour Blending Card
Dies: MFT and word dies

Challenges I am entering:
Allsorts - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Artbymiran - Anyting Goes
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Spring Has Sprung

We hope you'll join us at Tilda's Town! Thank you very much for your visit! Hugs,
Delphine xx