Monday, 28 March 2011

TSG100 - Markers Down!

This week’s challenge over at the TSG blog is being issued by our Trendsetter of the Week, Kim! She wants us to create a card that uses NO MARKERS…no Copics, no Tombow Markers…NO MARKERS AT ALL! Can you believe it? So reach for those pastels, colored pencils, or other coloring mediums that you’ve been neglecting and show them some love this week! And as always, we can’t wait to see what you come up with!

Before I reached for Copics (and I was resisting for long...), I was colouring with my good ole' watercolour pencils, and I must say that I really enjoyed them. It was so cool to give them some attention once again, after a few months of neglecting... so it's a watercolouring kind of day for me! Tee hee!


Supplies: cardstock: recycled kraft, white; paper: My Mind's Eye (Stella & Rose - Gertie); stamps: There She Goes (Under The Weather); ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Versa Color (Celadon); watercolour pencils: Belgrave; blender pen; brown pen; letter stickers: Carolee's Creations; Nestabilities Circles, Scalloped Circles; sewing machine; buttons; edge distresser; lace: Kaisercraft; glitter glue: Reeves; string: AnnaBelle Stamps

I used the GS#80 sketch:


To be eligible for the giveaway, you are to create a card that utilizes no markers, and then come back to the TSG Blog to add your name and a link to your project in the InLinkz that is located at the bottom of this challenge post. This challenge is open until the winner has been announced on the following Monday (Apr 3rd). The winner will get a $5 gift certificate to use in the TSG Web store!

By participating in this challenge, you may also find yourself in the Trendsetting Spotlight that shines on the TSG Blog every Thursday. We will be on the look out to find challenge cards that stand out and show Trendsetting qualities. TSG stamps are not required to participate in the challenges but are appreciated :)

That's all from me for now, but please check back later - I'm sure I'll find some more time to get inky later today :D


  1. wow, what a lovely creation. Love it!
    This one is goïng in to my inspiration folder :-)
    xx Tamara

  2. Very cute!!! I love the bright, sunny colors! And your clouds in the background look awesome!

  3. Oh so sweet Iwona! Love the layout, embellishments and glitter!


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