Thursday 13 March 2014

It's Dr. Digi Day!

Hi everyone,
Wow where are these weeks going! Is it me or is this year going far too fast!
This week for my Dr Digi DT card I am using a very summery digi - hoping to get us all in the mood for this nicer weather we have had this week! How relaxed does she look on her birthday! It is my birthday tomorrow - how I wish I was spending it on a beach too!!
 The image is Deirdery's Day Off and can be found HERE
The paper is from Just Breathe paper pack by Raspberry Road
I used the Cameo to cut out the image, swirl and sentiment.
All the washi tape is from my ever growing collection that I seem to collect but don't use enough. I love the effect so really should use it more!
The image is coloured entirely with copics.
So how did I do the sky and the sand? Well first I needed to create a mask so that the ink didn't go on my image. I have some Woodware Magifilm - amazing stuff. It cuts amazingly well on the cameo and is tacky enough to stick to your image but easily peels off leaving no residue on your image. With the mask stuck on the image I use a stencil of cloud patterns and place this over the image. I then use a masking brush and using distress inks dab on the blue colour leaving white areas between the clouds. I use the same technique for the sand with a light brown ink ( I use Broken China for the sky and Scattered Straw for the sand) No stencil is needed for the sand just dab the colour on with the brush.
Head over to Dr. Digi Blog now to check out the other inspiration posts from the rest of the DT. Don't forget Dr Digi has a fab Facebook group too where you can share your creations with us.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
(Copics because they blend really well and come in a massive amount of colours compared to other inks)
(I used a mask)
Keep Smilin'
Stacey xxx


  1. Fabulous colouring and wonderful design Ginny x

  2. This is fabulous Stacey. You got me with those clouds and the sand straight away. Stunning!!
    Anne x

  3. total relaxation, thank you for joining us at tiot.EE

  4. Back to say. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

  5. OMG Stacy! Love that image - have never seen it before! Your coloring is top notch and I love the clouds and sand you created! The Washi tape behind the image is inspired! Thank you for sharing your project & creativity with us!
    DT for Aud Sentiments: [#102 "Any Thing Goes"]
    RubberMAD (

  6. Gorgeous card Stacey, love the image and your colouring and the sky looks fabulous.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  7. Love your fun card. Thanks for playing with AudSentiments this week.

  8. This just made me laugh. That is what I feel like at the beach! lol Your coloring is sooooo beautiful and you did a perfect job masking to create the sand and clouds! Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM. :)