Wednesday, 3 June 2009


First, an apology for doing a Christmas card in June!

But I was dying to colour in what I'd stamped, you see. I absolutely love this Tilda, I've been coveting her for a while and finally gave in to temptation. As I really don't enjoy cutting things out, I used masking technique to build up the scene, and I like this little scene a lot.

Tilda, Sled and the Winter's Night background are Magnolia stamps, the bird is from 'Holiday Birds' by Hero Arts and the sentiment is by Penny Black ( I cuttlebugged this with the snowflake embossing folder). Stripe and pink paper is 'Winter Wonderland' by Crafts House.

I used the card sketch from Taylored Expressions again, like my last post.

I've used the following Copics:

Skin - E000, E02, E51, Clothing - B00, B12, B93,B95, B97, wings - B60, Boots and mittens- W1, W3, W5, Hair - E35, E37, y28, Sled - E33, E35, E37. Bird - V000, B00

Background - shading on snow- C1 and B00, House - W1, W3, W5, YR31, BG10, Trees - BG93, C1, Sky - V000. Blended out with 0.

Highlights with Ranger Inkssentials white pen, Sakura Stardust to stars and Wings.
Ypu can click on the pic for a close-up.

Phew, it's a long list!

And for a bit of news - on Sunday, I've been asked to do a demo on using Copics at my local craft shop, Windmill Craft Centre. I'm there between 11am and 3pm for people to drop in and take a look, so that should be fun!

As a shameless plug for my local retailer, Barbara, - she's now selling Copic Ciao Markers (individually or in sets) for a really competitive price, contact her if you're interested! She's not got them on her website yet, but phone her for a price.


  1. Just admit it, your a highly organised cardmaker really aren't ya?! I'm normally starting mine in Dec (in fact make that late Dec LOL!) Lovely card, fab idea to mask - I do this because I hate cutting too and I can totally understand why you had to give into temptation and release your Copics on that Tilda!
    P.S Wishin' you loadsa luck for your demo (you won't need it though!)I see it as the first step to World Copicaholic Domination! x

  2. Stunning card and your colouring is fabulous, well doen on your demo I know you will WOW them all day long. M xxx

  3. Hi Alison :o)

    Love this card! It's absolutely gorgeous!

    Hope you enjoyed the demo today!

    Pressie for you on my blog :o)

    Teri xxx

  4. gorgeous card, and you're forgiven for starting the Christmas cards already LOL.

    I always seem to be passing awards to you... there's another on my blog :o)

  5. lovely card! great colours and merry christmas!


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