August Krafty Hop!

Hello~ hello~~ It's release day over at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and we are celebrating it with a Krafty Hop! This month we are releasing a lovely Lulu set from Cheryl Alger and it's called Halloween Lulu. There are also two new Halloween sets from Emilie Goulet called Too Cute To Spook 1 & Too Cute To Spook 2. And Annie Rodrigue has created a set of sweet Candy Girls. There is also a fun Halloween Trinkets set by Nicole Aspinall!

Hope you are having fun hopping with us. Here are my cards for the hop.

First up is Izzy Ice Cream from Annie's Candy Girls collection. Can you guess what flavor that I was trying to achieve? =)

Miss Izzy Ice Cream is stamped on Papertrey Ink's Stamper's Select White cardstock, colored with Copic markers then trimmed to size.

The patterned paper is from Neapolitan 6x6 Paper Pad by American Crafts. The brown gingham piece underneath the sentiment is a piece of Japanese washi tape from my stash. The sentiment comes with Miss Ice Cream.

I used the adorable bumble bee trick or treat girl from Too Cute To Spook 2 set for my second card. I can't get enough of Emilie's adorable images!!

The image is stamped on Copic X-Press It! Blending Card, colored with Copic markers then trimmed to size. I added some Star Dust Stickles to her wings for a little interest.

The patterned paper is from Heyday 6x6 Paper Pack by Studio Calico and the sentiment comes with the Too Cute To Spook 2 set.

That's all from me. Don't forget to check out what the other Krafty Girls created for the hop using the new release following the links below. Remember to leave comments as you go since TWO lucky winners will each win a package of assorted new stamps. Also, all the new stamps are available starting new over at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Store!

Have a fabulous day and thanks for stopping by!

for "Ice Cream" card:
cardstock: (white, Dark Chocolate) Papertrey Ink
rubber stamp: Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps
patterned paper: American Crafts
dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko, (Smokey Shadow) Papertrey Ink
accent: (clear gems) Recollections
sticker: (brown gingham washi tape) MARK'S Inc.
other: (foam tape) 3M
Copics used:
skin: E13, E11, E01, E00, E000, R20
hair: E35, YR23, YR21
dress: R24, R22, RV42, E49, E47, E44, E53, E51, E50
heels: R24, R22, RV42
card size: 4" x 5 1/2"

for "Bumble Bee Trick or Treater" card:
cardstock: (white) Copic X-Press It Blender Card, (kraft) Papertrey Ink
rubber stamp: Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps
patterned paper: Studio Calico
dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko
archival ink: (Jet Black) Ranger Industries
accent: (yellow button) Papertrey Ink, (Star Dust Stickles) Ranger Industries
sticker: (Crayon washi tape) mt Kamoi Kakoshi
tool: (sewing machine)
other: (foam tape) 3M
Copics used:
skin: E13, E11, E01, E00, E000, R22, R20
hair: E29, E27, E25, E23, E53
costume: Y15, Y13, Y11, C7, C5, C3
treat basket: YR18, YR16, YR15, YR12, R37, R17, R14, BG15, BG13, BG11, YG17, YG03, YG01
ground: E59, E37, E35, E33, E31, E30, E000, 0
card size: 4" x 5 1/2"


Nina Yang said…
You have mad coloring skills Alice!
Emily Leiphart said…
Gorgeous cards, Alice! I love the dress on that first card. It looks like a dream to colour - well, you certainly made it look dreamy! And the second - sigh, wish I could colour a ground like you do. Love your work!
Mary J said…
The first is so beautiful Alice and the second so much fun! Both beautifully coloured as usual!
Sue said…
Fabulous cards, your colouring is amazing

Anonymous said…
Beautiful cards, I love how you've gone for the CAS look.
Beautiful cards!! Love the clean layouts :)
Anonymous said…
Wonderful cards! Love the colours you've used! It compliments the images nicely!
All I can say is your cards and your everything about each one...thanks for sharing.
Wowee!! Alice both of these are great but I seriously can't go past her dress!! AMAZING! :)
Marilyn said…
Fab cards! The grin on Bumble Girl's face is so funny and cute.
Karen R (ON/CA) said…
Does this not look yummy? What a great 'skirt'! Love the colours you chose.
Whimcees said…

Your coloring skills are fantastic! Love them both! The ice cream makes me think of Jerry Garcia's cherry chocolate - my most favorite! I love the layout of the the little bumble Bee! Wishing you a relaxing Sunday!


Barbara Diane
Vannessa said…
These cards are both just fantastic! I so wish I could colour like you! I love the strawberry and chocolate dress on Izzy! I'm going to have to try that idea when mine arrives :)
wendy said…
impeccable coloring on your cards! love the different colors on Izzy's dress!
these are both so cute
Pajalu said…
Alice these are two super cute cards xoxoxo
Unknown said…
just makes me smile! it's colored so pretty.
Anna R said…
I absolutely adore CAS cards and these 2 are awesome!! You totally captured neopolitan ice cream and that little bumblebee is the cutest.
Two Crafty Catz said…
Beautiful cards! Your colouring is amazing as always!
Jenn Joncas said…
Fabulous cards Alice!! I love the way you coloured Izzy!!! It made me take more notice of her (:
Darla said…
Nice cards. Love the colours you choose for the dress. Soft and creamy.
Beate said…
Oh Alice,
Both cards look amazing!

Hugs and smiles
Tammie Edgerton said…
That little bumble bee image is adorable! Great coloring on both cards.
yyam said…
*sigh* Pure colouring perfection!
Wilfreda said…
Both of these are great CAS cards. Your coloring is perfect.
Steph Ackerman said…
Great cards, but I really love the Halloween bag girl!
Steph said…
These are gorgeous cards Alice!
Anne Harada said…
Just happened to spot your card on Pinterest and HAD to pop over and see what's up here! Awesome coloring and what fun images ...I must investigate further!! Great job with your projects!

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