Thursday, August 2, 2018

Celebrating National Coloring Book Day with STAMPlorations new coloring book!

Hello crafty friends! Happy National Coloring Book Day!
To celebrate, there is a coloring contest happening on the

Simply download the Blossom Bliss sampler sheet, color and use it on a
project, and link up for a chance to win a copy of this incredible
new coloring book by Shery Russ!

Here are just a few of the pages I've colored and
created cards with:

My first card using PrismaColor pencils:

and the inside:

My second card is colored with Derwent Inktense blocks and a water brush:

and the inside:

My third card using Spectrum Noir markers. I loved how this turned out,
but when I happened to flip the colored page over, I saw that it looked
like no-line coloring. I couldn't resist using
the back side!

and the inside:

So there you have it. A small sampling of this amazeballs new coloring book!
I hope that you join the fun and create a project with the 
sampler page. We'd love to see what you come up with when you link up at the 
Thanks for visiting, and I hope you have a colorful day!

Card 1:
Ink: VersaMark; Memento - Tuxedo Black
CS: TE; Bazzill
Accessories: PrismaColor pencils; Stampendous - champagne EP; heat gun; MISTI
Adhesives: 3L - tape runner

Card 2:
Ink: Memento - Lilac Posies
CS: TE; Bazzill
Accessories: Derwent - Inktense blocks; water brush; STAMPlorations - Make a Wish word die; MISTI; Wink of Stella pen
Adhesives: 3L - tape runner; Ranger - Multi Medium Matte

Card 3:
Ink: VersaMark; Memento - Rhubarb Stalk
CS: TE; Neenah; scraps
Accessories: Spectrum Noir markers; Stampendous - white EP; heat gun; MISTI; Wink of Stella pen
Adhesives: 3L - tape runner, Thin 3D foam squares


  1. Lovely cards and beautiful coloring! The first one is my favorite!

  2. Lovely Makes Chris - wonderful coloring too -

  3. awesome cards - love the first one!!!

  4. Beeeautiful cards Chriss, love your colours and colouring

  5. These are all lovely. I especially like that you used 3 various mediums. I really love the Derwent Inktense colored card. [Bunny]

  6. Nice coloring! Gorgeous cards.

  7. I think I need to start pulling out my Prismacolor pencils and coloring with them. The effect is just wonderful!

  8. It was a pleasure to see your mad coloring skills, and it was very helpful as a crafter to see the images colored using different media. Thanks for the inspiration!

  9. These are some really lovely &
    Colorful cards. Great idea to flip
    the last one over-looks awesome!

  10. I really love that card with the wreath of purple flowers, so pretty!

  11. Your colouring is absolutely beautiful! I love the cards you made with these gorgeous colouring pages! Really cool idea to use the reverse side - so pretty!

  12. Some gorgeous pages of coloring.
    Can't wait to see the complete book.
    thanks for sharing

  13. I like your choice of colors on all of these.

  14. Love your color combos! Pretty cards!


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