Tag Archives: Cra-Z-Art

Lighthouse Birthday 12/100

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This is another card I did for the 100in100 challenge.  For this card, I used a rope frame by Stampendous that I had stamped to use on another card, but decided not to use.  I used my Stamp-a-ma-jig to position the Stampendous lighthouse stamp inside the frame. It didn’t fit perfectly, so I hand drew some more rocks to fill in.  I used Cra-Z-Art pencils for my coloring and matted it with Brocade Blue. The sentiment  from Stampin’ Up! Teeny Tiny Wishes was stamped in black on the banner.  I used a scallop circle as a mask for the clouds, sponging with Soft Sky. The plaid designer paper is from Making Memories and is matted with Real Red.  The card base is Stampin’ Up! Naturals White.

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Perfect Plum PSX Tulips 7/100

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Another card finished up! I stamped and colored the tulips a while back and wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with them. I am not really a “purple” person, so I challenged myself to do this one in purple.  I used Stampin’ Up! Whisper White, Perfect Plum and Orchid Opulence.  I embossed the Orchid Opulence with the Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Embossing Folder.

The PSX Tulips were colored with Cra-Z-Art Pencils.  In case you are unfamiliar with this brand, they are an inexpensive colored pencil available at Walmart.  They are about $6 for 72 pencils.  I use baby oil to blend them with pretty good results.  They are not Prismacolors, but for the money, they are a nice pencil.  One thing I really like about them is that I can get a smooth lay down of color when I am not planning on blending.  And the 72 ct assortment is very nice.