Wednesday, July 27, 2011


ODBD CHALLENGE1st copic color (2)

This card started out just on a little piece of scrap paper that I wanted to practice with my copic markers. Thanks so much to Suzanne Dean who has many youtube videos posted on how to shade with these wonderful markers. As I worked with it I remembered I need a card for my friend JoAnn, co-owner of The Stamp Shoppe.  No pressure there, right? Smile  It all came together nicely but the top just looked, well, tooooo white.  I remembered Rebekka Reeds post on paper piercing.  Check out HER blog.  WOW! I’m always impressed with her gorgeous creations. Then there was a post on the Flybabies SCS site to create a card using your scraps, well, that’s how this card came to be.  Isn’t it fun??

  I do believe Copics are my newest favorite thing, now that I have a few more of them. 

Did you know, Hobby Lobby and Michaels carry Copics now?  Think 40% off coupon.   Another tip, if you have a Smart Phone and you can bring up the Hobby Lobby web site, they will let you use the coupon right off your phone, how fun is that???

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  1. Oh Janeen...Michaels carries copics....I wish ours did!!

    I just love your coloring of this image!! I always liked this summer scene from SU. Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light Challenge this week!!

  2. I just saw that our Michaels is carrying copics too, how great. Just like this card, love the paper piercing on this, nice design.

  3. WOW, Janeen, beautiful coloring job and the piercing...amazing!! Thanks for taking the time to play along in this weeks Shining the Light Challenge over at ODBD!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina