Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Jungle Bells 2


Welcome to the ... Whimsy Stamps September release BLOG HOP!
The Whimsy Stamps DT and GDT have been sharing some amazing creations made with the new stamps and dies over the last couple of days, and today we are celebrating their release with a GRAND BLOG HOP! The hop starts today (Wednesday September 17th at 12.00PM noon ET) and ends on Friday September 19th at 12.00pm noon ET. If you would like to hop along with us today, please CLICK HERE to start the hop at Debbie's blog
To view all three of the images I'm releasing this month, just go to the Whimsy Store HERE.
 For today's project, I have used "Jungle Bells Two" and coloured it mainly with Copics.  After I was done the Copics I noticed that the greys were not blended as much as I wanted, so I went over the grey areas with coloured pencil to give it more gradation.  It is fine to mix alcohol markers with coloured pencils, as long as you use the pencils last.  If you use alcohol markers on top of coloured pencil, the alcohol melts the wax binding in the pencil marks and the wax builds up on the marker tip, rendering it useless. So always, marker first, pencils last!
Ellie's body: C0, 1, 2, 3, B91, 95, 97
R21
Red Bow and Hat: R21, 24, 27, 46, 56, RV99
Green Ribbon: G21, 24
Bells: Y00, 15, 18, RR14, 23, E39
Pom and white trim: BV000, 20, BG000, 0 blender
E51 on background
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Thanks so much for visiting today. Happy hopping!

30 comments:

  1. This is so cute! Amazing coloring and so beautifully designed!

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  2. Ohh I was hoping someone would use this little guy...he's soooo darling!! Love the card and your coloring, well, It's just amazing!!

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  3. Your card is gorgeous! I love all the details you have on it!
    Beth
    Beth's Beauties

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  4. Beautiful card with that adorable Ellie...great coloring!
    xxx Margreet

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  5. Beautiful colouring. Tis is such a cute card! I am your latest follower.

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  6. WOW what a super cute image and those shiny berries look so yummy!!
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  7. I love this little elephant. He is colored so nicely, with his bright red hat. The embellishments are so pretty and the layering is great.
    thanks for sharing a beautiful card.

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  8. This is fab Crissy I love this cute ellie and your colouring is just gorgeous as always - the sentiment is lovely too - I love this card!!! hugs Judith x

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  9. So cute! I love all your embellishing! So fun!

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  10. I love this elephant and how you colored him. Great stamp and beautiful card.

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  11. WOW! I LOVE your adorable image, the look on his face is wonderful! Your colouring is stunning and the detailing is so beautiful too.
    Sue xx

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  12. {happy sigh} This just makes me so happy to look at! I love how you colored the elephant and then the whole card is just so nice. Love it!!

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  13. I get so excited whenever you come out with new images and these are about as good as it gets. Your card is beautiful.

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  14. Oh Wow..that elephant is SO cute, love your card!

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  15. Your images are so adorable!! So perfect to create Christmas cards for my grandchildren!! Awesome card!!

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  16. Just love this card!! You did a great job incorporating the 2 different stamps. This is cuteness to the max!!!

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  17. OMG how stinkin' cute! Love JB2 elephant:). There is that soft velvety colored hat again!!!
    Hugs

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  18. Awwwww such a cute santa elephant! Your card is amazing!

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  19. Love your card!! Your colouring is awesome. The Santa Hat looks like velvet!!!
    Hugs, Candy

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  20. Your elephant is totally adorable. I love all your cute jungle bells characters. Amazing colouring and wonderful card design.

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  21. So cute. I like your coloring and the chevron background.

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  22. Oh this is too cute!
    Wonderful stamp
    and lovely coloring.
    Carla from Utah

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  23. This image makes me smile every time I see it. Your coloring is stunning. TFS

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  24. Delightful card! Your coloring makes the Santa hat look like velvet... incredible! Darling design and beautiful embellishments!

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  25. Oh my gosh where is the love button?! Love the coloring on here!

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  26. I could just stare at this card all day long! The way you coloured this image is beyond fabulous!
    The layout and the added extra touches make this one very special card! xxx

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