Daily Archives: August 27, 2010

Coloring Techniques for Card Making Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Coloring Techniques for Card Making Blog Hop!


Today we wanted to introduce you to a brand new, must-have book that has been written to help shed some light on some of the hottest trends in coloring techniques in paper crafting today.




Coloring Techniques for Card Making features three of the most popular coloring techniques in card making today–water coloring, colored pencils and using alcohol-based ink markers. Each chapter showcases one particular technique and includes an introductions that will help you choose the products that are right for you, and will walk you through the steps to creating one of our featured projects. Easy-to-follow instructions, detailed materials lists and helpful coloring tips will make it easy for you to achieve stunning card-making results. As a bonus, enjoy a chapter that focuses on ways to highlight and accentuate your projects with products such as glitter and gel pens, shading techniques and methods for creating the look of texture with color.


Here is my project from the book:



Rubber stamps: Stamp N Plus Scrap N (J1321 Black-Eyed Susan Fairies, S95-511 Note-Ables stamp set)
Card stock: white, gold, chocolate
Prismacolor Pencils
Inks: Tsukineko Memento (Tuxedo Black), Clearsnap Vivid (Brown)Spellbinders Nestabilities (S4-114 Standard Circles LG, S4-124 Classic Scallop Circles LG)
Sponge, blending stumps, Gamsol, Copic atyou Spica pens

We are pleased that you have joined us for the hop! Be sure to leave a comment at each blog along the way to be entered for your chance to win a FREE copy of Coloring Techniques for Card Making!

 The designers who are participating in the blog hop are as follows:

Keri Lee Sereika
Debbie Olson
Jeanne Streiff – Me!
Trudy Sjolander
Asela Hopkins
Broni Holcombe
Kathy Menzies
Christine Okken
Dawn Lusk
Laurie Wilson
Sherrie Siemans
Chrissy Le