Looking on the Bright Side

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We have a colour challenge this week at Craft Your Passion.You need to use all of these on your project :  We have the fabulous Mayzy Art as our sponsor too. Head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT and GDT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job!

For my card I’ve used the fabulous MacKenzie by Mayzy Art and coloured her with Copic Ciao Markers adding a teeny bit of white gel pen lip shine.Two tone hair just seemed so right for this li’ cutie.Must admit I had to wrack my brain to find a way to combine all the colours – a tough job when there’s not much to wrack 😉 Then it hit me…ouch!Die cut shapes.Left me wishing I had  bought those chevron or hexagon dies I’d been eyeing up for ages…but I try not to buy faddy craft items if I can help it.So I decided to use these flowers.Not only did this save me wading through the oodles of DP I own it gave a great opportunity to use up some scraps.The centres of the flowers were cut from those tiny pieces that aren’t normally that useful but seem wasteful to throw out.I trimmed down all but one of the flowers to create some extra interest and added a couple of punched borders.The sentiment,cut into a banner,was stamped and the flowers also coloured with Copics.This has no other embellishments can you believe!I thought about it then decided against it.A wise decision methinks as the colours and design are quite busy.

Supplies :

Image : MacKenzie by Mayzy Art
Sentiment : From a freebie stamp set in a past issue of Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine
Mediums : Copic Ciao Markers,Sakura White Gelly Roll Pen,Jet Black Archival Ink
Coloured Card : All scraps from Papermania Capsule Collection Textured A4 Colossal Pack
Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,X-Cut Dielicious Petal Posies Decorative Dies,Big Shot,EK Success Dotted Wave and Daisy Chain Edger Punches,Decoupage Scissors


Some challenges this is for :

 613 Avenue Create : Anything Goes (with optional colour twist)
Creative Inspirations Paint : Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges : Girls, Girls, Girls
One Stitch At A Time : Use a Digi
Scrappy Frogs : Try Something New (creating a background from die cuts)
Totally Gorjuss : Flowers 
Aud Sentiments Challenge : Bingo (Die Cut,Happy,Flowers)
Copic Marker Europe : Anything goes with Copic Markers
Forever Friends : Birthdays
Happy Campers : Flowers – use something digital
Paper Crafting Journey : For a Girl
Digistamps 4 Joy : Anything Goes
Inky Impressions : Celebrate
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge : Try a New Technique  (creating a background from die cuts)
Paper Shelter Challenge : Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew : Girly
Through The Craft Room Door : Always Anything Goes!
Top Tip Tuesday : Lavishly Luscious Layers
Cards Galore : Anything Goes
Lia Stampz Challenge : It’s a Celebration


Thanks for looking

Lisa x