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Sunday, 25 September 2016

So pretty in pink!

Hello to all!  Sharing another Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencil creation.  I am so enjoying colouring with my pencils. This beautiful image Bow Tie in My Hair from Conie Fong has been printed onto Neenah card and was so much fun to colour.  I am loving the smooth blending and shading you can obtain with these pencils.  I have laid down a basic layer of marker colour for this image and the detail is added with pencil.


Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils used:
Primaries: Antique Rose, Pink Blush, Denim Blue,
Essentials: White, Black, Linen, Eggshell, Cream, Saddle Brown,
Naturals: Copper, Bark,
Florals: Daffodil,Poppy, Petal, Geranium, Fuchsia,
Spectrum Noir markers: PP2, FS3, GB3, CR5, BT1
Centura Pearl Card – Snow White Silver
Neenah Classic Crest Card
Coredinations Card
Leaf swirls – Sara Signature Collection
Collall Tacky Glue
Design Papers, lace, ribbon, flowers and bling from my blog.



I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Conie Fong FB group challenge.

Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post.  

Happy crafting fun to all!

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Friday, 23 September 2016

Under The Sea!

Hello to all.  Sharing a cute ColourBlend pencil image featuring a page from the Spectrum Noir Colorista TS pad - Under the Sea.  The pad is full of great images.   I have made a backing card layer from watercolour card.  This has been embossed and stamped with various textures stamps to create an underwater feel.  Matching shades of archival ink were used for the backing detail.



List of materials used to make this card:

Spectrum Noir Colorista 5x7 Marker Pad - Under the Sea

Harbour Blue, Royal Blue, Reef Blue, Denim Blue,  Verdiris, Grass, Lemongrass, Citrus, Lemon, Pistachio, Fuchsia, Sorbet, Tangerine,  



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post.  

Happy crafting fun to all!

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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

A Christmas Colouring Tutorial.

Hello to everyone.  Sharing a quick and easy Spectrum Noir ColourBlend tutorial with the lovely Victorian Lady stamp and sentiment from Sheena Douglass. You will find the tutorial for Crafter's Companion here.   I hope you will find time to visit and view. 



This front stepper card features lovely papers, ribbon and detail from the Sara Signature Contemporary Christmas collection.

Such a pretty shabby/chic creation.  I had hoped to create a soft and traditional feel for this card and I think that I have succeeded. 




Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post.  

Happy crafting fun to all!

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Friday, 16 September 2016

ColourBlend Pencils on Kraft.

Hello to everyone.  Sharing a quick and easy tutorial for Spectrum Noir using the Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils on Neenah Craft Card.  The focus of the tutorial is colouring the skin and adding depth and shadow to the hair.   The sweet image is from Tiddly Inks.



Details of products used are included in the tutorial.




Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post. I hope you will find time to look at the tutorial.


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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Apples in Season!

Hello to all!  Sharing another ColourBlend pencil sample featuring a beautiful apple stamp from Power Poppy on kraft card.  The ColourBlend pencils are featured as the One Day Special on Hochanda.  This kraft card would also be suitable for this months Spectrum Noir - Use Kraft Challenge.  You can join us here, using any Spectrum Noir products.


Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils.
Image – Apples in Season – Power Poppy
Neenah Desert Storm Kraft Card


Embossing Folder: Wood Grain 8 x8 - Textures
Crafter's Companion Kraft Card
Sentiment is a Crafter's Inspiration Magazine previous issue freebie.
Butterfly – Sara Signature Collection
Coredinations Card
Collall Tacky Glue
Ribbon, flowers, sequins and clip from my stash.




I had entered my card into the Power Poppy Coloring Competition on PPC and I am delighted to report that my card won!  So very excited!





Happy crafting fun to all.    



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ColourBlend Pan!

Hello to all. Sharing a cute Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencil sample featuring Peter Pan from Mo Manning.   This sweet image has been given a light coating of Spectrum Noir marker and all of the detail has been created with the ColourBlend pencils.   The pencils are on Hochanda today from 9am.



Materials used to make this card:

Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils used:
Primaries: Espresso, Lunar Yellow, Ochre, Emerald,
Essentials: White, Black, Linen, Eggshell, Cream, Peach, Saddle Brown, Pistachio, Taupe,
Naturals: Citrus, Avocado, Bark, Stone, Alpine, Amazon Green,
Spectrum Noir markers: FS2, LG2, EB2, GB3,
Image – Peter Pan – Mo Manning


Vine Embossing Folder, leaf stamps and dies from
Crafter's Inspiration Magazine Issue 11
Sheena Douglass Hedgerow Corner Die
Crafter's Companion Black Matt Card
Neenah Classic Crest Card
Coredinations Card


Downton Abbey Leaf Flourish Folder
Distress inks for stamps and folder
Sentiment Stamp – Textures Elements Stamps – Words to Inspire 1
Collall Tacky Glue and 3D Glue Gel
Designer papers are from my stash


A closer view of this sweet boy!   Times of the Hochanda shows are listed below. Some fun screen shots are above!


I would like to enter this project in the following challenges.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post.  

Happy crafting fun to all!

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Autumnal tag!

Hello to everyone.  I have coloured one of the tags from the Spectrum Noir Colorista free online colouring course.  The image is such a cutie and there are some super freebies available.  If you haven't joined us there is still time, here is the link.




I had printed this sweetie and was so happy to find time this afternoon to get him coloured.


Happy crafting fun to all.    



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Forever Yours!

Hello to all.  Sharing another Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils sample with the beautiful stamp Forever Yours from Sheena Douglass for Crafter's Companion.  Its a part of the Day of the Dead Collection and I have tried to keep the theme with bright glittered handmade papers and gilded black card.



List of materials used to make this card:

Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils used:
Primaries: Flame Red, Antique Rose,
Essentials: White, Black, Linen, Eggshell, Cream, Peach, Saddle Brown, Pewter,
Shade and Tone: Reef Blue,
Naturals: Avocado, Grass, Earth
Florals: Cherry Red,


Image – Forever Yours – Sheena Douglass
Crafter's Companion Kraft Card and Black Matt Card
Neenah Classic Crest Card
Collall Tacky Glue and 3D Glue Gel
Vine Embossing Folder from Crafter's Inspiration Magazine Issue 11
Handmade paper, ribbon, sequins and bling are from my stash.


Leann is on Hochanda with the ColourBlend pencils tonight from 7pm, an extra show and for the One Day special through the 14th.  




Happy crafting fun to all.    



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