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Hi readers! I’m always happy to welcome back guest designer (and pal of Simon :)), Teri Anderson! Today she’s made a seriously fun & brightly colored card that I hope you enjoy as much as I do. Pssst: she used Copic Markers to color (SALE alert: use code HUE at checkout for 20% all Copic Products– going on now!!).
I love steel dies. I am sure a lot of you can relate. I mean, seriously. Take a die. Grab a little paper. Run it through your die-cutting machine. Oh yeah! Instant gratification.But I’m always looking for ways to get a little extra bang for the buck with them.A fun way to use nested style dies (like the Circles from Technique Tuesday) is to pair them up with markers.Check out this card.
See the circle background.Get this. I made it by setting some of my circle dies on cardstock and then simply scribbling in a little color with markers. It was so easy! The process looked like this.
The trick when you try this technique is to make sure you hold the die down firmly as apply color. But don’t worry if you don’t. You’ll just end up with a card that’s a little more on the artsy side not-so-crisp colored edges.By the way, I used this same market technique to make this card here.
Instead of using a bunch of different circle dies, I used the same sized die and just moved around the piece of paper.
Thanks for reading today and thanks to Teri for being our guest!
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Very creative card
Artsy, colorful card!
whodathunk??? i love it. :D
Interesting technique. I like you went outside the lines a bit.
Bright colors and fun circles, doesn’t get any better than this!!
Awesome card Teri! Love what she did with the circle die and those sentiments are so fun!
Really fun technique … thanks for sharing with us, Teri!!
That’s a great technique. Teri Anderson, you rock!
Wow! Awesome bright cards! I love them! Cool idea too!
fantastic idea!!! love it!
What a fun & simple technique; color combos would be limitless. Thanks Teri.
What a great idea and another way to use what we already own! Thanks for the tip.
Interesting look. Love all the bright colors. TFS
Trendy and artistic…but love the simplicity!
Very neat idea and technique! Love this TT stamp set too!! Would love to try this with tombow markers and spray with water. Thanks for sharing.
Genius way of using the dies!! Love the card!
what a cute technique! love the look to this. :)
I seem to be hit or miss on getting my email notifications these days. I sure do miss it when they don’t arrive. your blog is always full of so much inspiration!
Love, love, love the bright colors on this card! And love the eclectic sentiment! Fun card!
Great idea! Love the bright, snappy colors on the card. Thanks for the tips!
Teri, once again….I LOVE IT!!!
Great idea! What a fun technique!
Very fun and simple card!
Love the bright colors! The sentiment is delightful.
Love your card…
Love the bright colors.
So bright and beautiful. I adore the sentiment. SO fun for cards.
Love the techniques and especially love those RahRah sentiments!
Rah rah to this card!
Great idea, never would have thought to use the dies as a coloring tool.
Yet another great idea to use dies in different ways! TFS!
Easy idea to follow! And I have those dies. Thanks!
What a fabulous idea. Thanks for the inspiration.
I love a technique that I feel like is my “speed”. Thanks for the great idea!
Love the bright colors. Clever use of the dies + copics.
Love the big dots!
Thanks for the inspiration! Now to get more copic markers!