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    Copic Swatch Book Tutorial

      Hi everyone! Today is the big day! I’m 30 as of 12:12pm it better be one dang good lunch today is all I’m sayin!  But I also want to give a really big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my birthday buddy Diana! Love ya girl!!! Welcome back to Copic Week! Every post this week has a Copic theme. For today’s How To I have a Copic Swatch Book I made that you can take with you, add to and is complete with tabs to help you organize. Sound like fun? Let’s get started! To make this little book you’ll need a stamp that fits what you’ll be swatching (I used Sweet…

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    Copic Blending Technique – How to get good transitions

    Hi ya everyone this is Melissa from Melissa Made!! I’m so super stoked to be sharing with you during Kristy’s Birthday Bash Month!  The line-up is unbelievable and I’ve already learned SO much from the tutorials previously posted!  I’m going to share with you a quick tutorial on how to get those Copics to blend together smoothly.  I always get comments and questions on how I get the transition between my dark areas and light areas of an object – so today I’m going to share with you a very simple and easy technique to achieve just that! A few things I should add – the broader the stroke the…

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    Welcome to Copic Week

    Did you really expect that I could have a whole month of How Tos, Tuts and Giveaways WITHOUT some Copic tuts? Well, we’re going to have a whole week of fun! I’m happy to have some help in the big undertaking this week by some girls that you might know… Zoe, Amy and Melissa! Copic Queens all 3! I’m looking forward to what they have to share! Today its my turn though and I have a little share about the Copic ABS, AirBrush System. I finally got my hands on the ABS-2 set! I had used it at my Copic Certification class but never had one at home. The instructions…

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    Some Different Stamp Storage

    hey everyone! Have you enjoyed the week so far? Check out everything from the week if you are just joining us! You’ve missed some great stuff like printing your digis on to fabric, a glitzy golden tag, watercoloring with Distress Inks and a Shadow Box card. This week’s giveaways (from Mandy, Denise and myself) can still be entered thru Oct 29th so going back is always a good idea! Today I want to share what I did for my new stamp storage and get you to think out of the box a little bit for yours too. With my growing collection of Clear Stamps as Some Odd Girl grows I needed to…

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    Kellie’s Watercolouring Tutorial

    Hello everyone,  I am so super excited to be here helping out my awesome girl Kristy celebrate leading to her Birthday! I have an old tutorial to share with you as some may had never seen it and my colouring style has not changed since then. I hope that in some ways I teach you something new or you walk away with a little inspiration. While this is how I water colour I do not claim to be an expert, this is just one of the many ways out there and this is my way…   ***My first photo is a photo of everything I would need to water colour with distress…

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    Birthday Celebration Giveaway

      Hello All and welcome to another day of  “30 Days of How To’s, Tutorials, and Giveaways” all to celebrate Kristy’s birthday! I hope you have been enjoying all the fun projects, creations, and prize chances! My name is Denise and I am here today to share a card that I made a bit ago using one of the Mae stamps. This is MerMae and you can find her HERE. She’s sassy and fun! I’ve gone with turquoise and white for my colors to give that ocean feel of the image. The papers are from my stash and have been dry embossed with the Cuttlebug folders Divine Swirls and Bubbles. …

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    Step By Step Sparkling Gold Tag With Kim Dellow

    Hi everyone, my name is Kim Dellow and I’m very excited to be here to help celebrate Kristy’s Birthday! I have a little ‘Step By Step’ to share with you today and it is for a special Christmas Tag using   Angel Kaylee. You will need: Stamps – Angel Kaylee, Alphabet stamps, Music stamp Papers – Prima Printery Colouring – Prismacolor pencils Inks – Versamark, Black Usual Suspects – Scissors, Silicone glue Equipment – Heat Gun, Crop-A-Dile, Paper distressor Other – Ribbon, ZIG Embossing powder (Black Sparkle), Acrylic Paint (Gold), Sponge, ZIG Wink Of Stella Pen, Eyelet Prepare your tag by cutting out several tag shapes to the size you want and make each tag slightly smaller than the one before. I…

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    A sweet treat for you!

    Hey there, folks! Mandy here! I hope you are enjoying Kristy’s birthday celebration, so far! There is sooo much great stuff planned this month you won’t want to miss a THING. For serious. Today, is NO exception! You are in for a sweet treat! I am giving away to one lucky winner, an entire My Little Shoebox Trick or Treat collection! All you have to do is leave a comment on this post 1.)wishing Kristy a happy birthday and 2.) Tell us what you or your children are planning to be for Halloween, this year. You have until October 29th at 11:59pm to leave your comment. Winners will be announced…

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    Spooky Goodies – Printing digital files on fabric

    Hello all! I’m Diana Fisher, stopping by to share my Some Odd Girl project for the 30 Days of great stuff that Kristy has orchestrated for her birthday bash. I have to say that I am so excited to be a part of this! Not only do I think Kristy is the bees knees as a person and an artist, I’m also honored to share my birth date with her! Yep, we are birthday buddies! For my project, I used two older Some Odd Girl digital stamps—ghostie and spooktacular. Of course, this project will work with any Some Odd Girl digital stamp. I took the digital files and sized them in…

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    30 Days of How Tos, Tuts and Giveaways KICKOFF!

    Welcome to… I’m really excited that this is going thru and we’ll be learning tons together and having tons of fun! First, check out that list of TALENT in my sidebar! If you want to see the kind of amazing things in store click those links and check out their blogs. I couldn’t have possibly pulled this off without them! THANK YOU!!! I am turning 30 years old on October 12th and these 30 days are my way to celebrate! I’m thrilled that these ladies agreed to celebrate with me 🙂 In the sidebar you’ll also see a blog badge that you can grab, I suggest you do! because if…