Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Covered Bridge

Hello, Rhea here to share a little inspiration with

Here is the color palette I used.....

Monday, October 26, 2015

Robin On A Branch

Hello Rhea here to share the new release Robin on a Branch which you can find Here
This is one of my favorite images of all times and was actually quite easy to color.

The colors I used are:
Background: BG10, B0000, B41, 45, RV10, BV20 and a water brush filled with 91% alcohol.
After it was completely dried,  I used burlap and 91% alcohol and texturized it from the backside to push the color back to the front.  Kind of like a reverse.  When you use a lot of alcohol it pushes the color to the back of the paper.  To bring some of the shadows back to the front and add dimension,  I simply used my brush filled with alcohol and on the backside of the paper outlined some shadow areas.  This was fast and easy.  I feel it gave more of a water color effect to the background.
The Bird colors were:  Belly, E12, 15, 19 with W5 all done by using the side of the nib and kind of "smushing" the color in place.  When I was done I went back over with E13 to blend it together. Now for his feathers they were simply light strokes of W5, 7, 9
The flowers were colored with : RV 32, 34, E04 and RV10 for highlight areas.
Leaves Were G21, 24, 29 with YG 21 for the highlight areas. 

Hope you enjoyed!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Beach Serenity

Hi Everyone, it's Faye here today :)

Don't you just want to be sitting on this chair, wiggling your toes in the sand, contemplating which of the latest DoveArt Studios Stamps you're gonna buy next?! This is Beach Serenity, and it does exactly what it says on the tin!

Copics Used... 

Sky; B91, B93, C0, C1, C3
Sea; B95, B97, B99, C0, C1, C3
Seagull; C0, C1, C3, C5, C7, Y35
Sand; E41, E42, E43, E44
Wood; W1, W3, W5
(Note; I used a pencil to add some texture to the wood)
Grass; YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99
Towel/ Sunshade/ Boat Sails; Y13, Y35, Y38, W3, W5 

Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great day. 

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Peaceful Imaginations

I hope you had a chance to visit the DoveArt Hop with the latest releases.
We had a great time with the scenic images.
There is truly something for everyone.
I used this gorgeous scene called "Boat Dock"

copics used:
boat:E59, 37, 34, 31
Deck: E49, 44, 43, 42
House: E79, 74, 71, 70, BV25
Grass: YG99, 97, 95, 93
Water:B39, 12, BG13, 01, 000
Rocks: W09, 05, 03, 00
Sky: BV00

You can find my image and the whole collection at one of your favorite shops here

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

October Release Winners


Thank each and every one of you for the wonderful comments along the hop.  Each one of the Design Team members appreciate you taking the time out of your life to hop and comment on their hard work.  So, much love right back to you!!  We have picked two winners by random.  Please contact me with your mailing address ladies and you will receive a rubber stamp from this release.  Thank you all for playing along!

Winners are:  Kathy S and Lynn Hardy

"Yet another masterpiece Jennifer. Super hard to pick a favorite but I have to say I really loved the horse, the cactus, and Eli. Thanks for the hop."

"Another gorgeous card! My husband is a keen fisherman and would just love this! My favourite stamps from this release are beach serenity, big mouth bass, cactus cluster and the boat dock scene."

Email me at
- Jennifer Dove

Star Unicorn and Moose

Hello :) Who's excited about the new release? Me me me! 13 new stamps and I love them all :)

I shared these card's during the New Release Hop but didn't list the colours so I have them for you today.

Coloured with both Copic's and Kaszazz Alcohol Markers - 

Star Background - N10 & Black Wink of Stella, I only coloured the stars.

Unicorn - N5,8, A1205, A7406, A122. 

I wanted to make the Unicorn stand out so I went for dramatic colours, I think it worked ;) 

Coloured with Copic's -

Moose - E40, 41, 43, 44, 47,49. Pine Tree - BG72,75,78. Dead Tree - W1, 3, 5. Bush YG41, 45. Mountains - BV20, 23, 25. Grasses - G12, YG45, G28. Sky - B32, 34, C1.

I had a go at hand drawing/colouring the mountains and sky and I'm pretty happy with it :) these are both gorgeous stamps, I can't wait to colour some more soon. 

Andrea xx 

Monday, October 19, 2015

Hey Good Lookin'

We see so many girl based cards i like to try giving the cards a more "guy" look.  This is what I came up with.  Although it would make a nice girl card too.  I really love wood grain paper.  I used both the new sentiment set and the new Horse head rubber stamp on this card.  You can find places to purchase under the "purchase" tab on the right.

Copic Colors:
E31 E34 E35 E57 E79
E42 E43 E44 E47 BV23

Sunday, October 18, 2015

My Hero!

I used the New Barrel Cactus Cluster and combined it with the Boot Stamp.  I couldn't stop there so I added the NEW Star background.  I really love the feel of this card.  Somehow it had a very calming effect on me. 

Copic colors I used are:
Cactus - G40 G43 G46, E81 E84, E31 E35
Boots and Stars - E81 E84 E87 E89

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Large Mouth Bass

I know I showed this for the release hop but i thought i would share some of the colors used.  I grabbed this netting at a large chain store and its just burlap used for decoration as a garland.  Adds that perfect touch to a card.

YG61 YG91 YG93 YG95 YG99
E41 R12 R01 R02 R46

Friday, October 16, 2015

New Release Inspiration Hop

It's time for our NEW RELEASE from CCDesigns and DoveArt Studios.

Featuring 13 NEW stamps from
DoveArt Studios Collection

We are very excited about each of these new stamps and we know you will want them all!!!

We want to give you a chance to win several of these new stamps so let's get ready to HOP!

Let's begin with our Release HOP!
Each of our Design Team members will be sharing their inspiration with gorgeous projects that feature every one of these new stamps!

Here is what I have created:

I wanted to do a fun masculine card.  i think I nailed it.  This image is quick and easy to color because of the detail.  I added a sentiment from the new sentiment set "Simply Beautiful".  

I hope you enjoyed this hop and seeing all the inspiration along the way.  We appreciate your love for the DoveArt Studios line and hope you continue to enjoy them too.

You can find all these stamps at CCDesigns

Here is how you play:

1.  Visit each design team member's blog (Blog roll below).  If you are starting on my blog be sure and hop back to the beginning so you can see all the new stamps and have a better chance of winning. 

2.  Leave a comment on each blog.

3. When you reach the end of the hop, you will be at DoveArt Studios blog.  There you will leave the name, or names of your favorite stamps in the release.  

We hope you enjoy!!  Let's Hop!

Jennifer Dove
DoveArt Studios

Be sure and leave some love!

Sunday, October 4, 2015


Hello everyone! It's Delphine here today to share a seasonal card, a card with pumpkins which I love colouring at this time of year :)

The stamp I used is Pumpkin Patch and as always, the shading on the image makes the colouring very easy. I coloured my image in Copics and added a sentiment from the CC Designs Happy Harvest Sentiment Set. The die I used is an MFT pierced rectangle die and the DPS are Bo Bunny and Doodlebug.

Pumpkins: E09, R59, Y17, YR16, 18
Leaves: YG91, 95, 99
Flowers: Y00, 15, 19
Ground: E41, 42
Sky: BG000

Thank you very much for your visit, have a great Sunday! Hugs,
Delphine xx