Friday, March 1, 2019


It's March!!! Hopefully we are leaving the dreary winter behind. I know I am looking forward to Spring when all of Mother Nature's colors reappear and brighten our world. 

With the new month, comes the new release from Technique Junkies! I hope you are as excited as I am about these new stamps! Spring is definitely in the air, as you will see from these colorful projects!

If you have arrived from the wildly talented Pat Huntoon, then you are on the right track. If not, you may want to head to the Technique Junkies Blog and start from the very beginning so you don't miss any of the wonderful projects our Design Team has to share! Here are all the links for your convenience!
Start Here: Technique Junkies
This is Me: Ro Donner

And if you like discounts, there are a couple great ones to start your month! Receive 15% off new releases until the 8th (automatically calculated at checkout), and 10% off everything else all month long!

Not only that, but with every $30 purchase (before taxes/shipping), you will receive a FREE STAMP!  May I present Wildly will be automatically included in your purchase, no need to add to your cart.

Now that all that business is out of the way, let's get on to the really fun stuff!!!


My first project just screams "spring"! I don't know about you, but I adore Dogwoods. 

-- Dogwood (JT014)
-- In Full Bloom, Set of 6 (SS105)

Dogwood is a new design from the Jan Tink Collection. I love the simplicity of the flowers, which were so fun to color. I used Spectrum Noir Markers on this one.

The sentiment from Full Bloom is just one of the six included in this set. They are wonderful sentiments. I have used several in my projects today.


Next we have some fabulous Tulips to brighten your day.

-- Sketched Tulip (JT010)
-- In Full Bloom, Set of 6 (SS105)

Another design from Jan Tink, these tulips are so bright and cheerful. Watercoloring these was as delightful as seeing the real things in bloom.

The sentiment was stamped on a vellum tag. I didn't want to cover up too much of these beautiful flowers!


This next set is just too fun! If you like to color, this one is definitely for you! (And be sure to see a project I'll be sharing later in the month using this set in a totally different way!)

-- Pretty Pots (S808)
-- In Full Bloom, Set of 6 (SS105)

I used colored pencils on this card. I truly enjoyed coloring this background, decorating the little pots and adding a fun, colorful twist to the flowers.

And see what I mean about the sentiment set? All the stamps included in this set are fabulous!


Stepping away from flowers for a moment, but definitely keeping with the Spring theme, I have a little off-the-card design to share.

-- Beautiful Butterfly (S829)
-- Brave Enough to Fly (SD897)

-- Just Squeezed
-- Dragons Blood
-- Harvest Sunset
-- Worn Saddle

This butterfly just jumps off the card. The use of the Shimmering Bliss sprays turned this pretty butterfly into an absolute stunner! I added a little sparkle to the body with a Nuvo Glitter Marker in Iced Americano. The glitter and the shimmer together really pack a punch! And that sentiment...Loving it!!!


And last, but certainly not least, I absolutely adore this precious bunny and crocus.

-- Spring Bunny (SD919)
-- Happy Easter (SDX117) (Not a new release)

I used Spectrum Noir markers to color this stamp. This bunny is just too precious. I can see using this one for more than just Easter. Some of the sentiments in the set above would go nicely just as well.

Basic supplies used on these cards includes: MISTI, Cut-Align, Cardstock, Multi-media Paper, Adhesive, Dimensional Tape, Spectrum Noir Markers, Colored Pencils, Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolors, Versamark, Memento Ink, Embossing Powder. Special supplies noted in projects.


I hope you got a pleasant burst of a good Spring feeling with these projects. Now, off you go to Stephanie Severin, where you will find some more beautiful cards!

Til next time,
Keepin' it inky!


StampingJudy said...

Nice, Ro!

ocean-dreamer said...

Beautiful work! Your cards are beautiful!