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I am a 37 year old nurse who is currently not working due to medical issues. I have chosen to pass my time crafting, but because I am not working, I have little money to spend on supplies. I have a small stash from while  I was still working but am now using what I have access to around the house. I also use things I can find cheaply at the dollar store, in the dollar bins, on clearance, or buy with coupons at Michaels and Hobby Lobby. I also like to shop thrift stores and garage sales for things to use in my crafting. You would be surprised with what you can find if you aren't afraid to prowl a little.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Birthday Turtles

Just a quick card using a new to me coloring technique. This will be entered into the Delightful Inspiration June Stamp of the Month Challenge.

All paper are scrap. The sentiment was sent to me in a RAK. I colored the image with colored pencil then blended with rubbing alcohol. Considering this is my first attempt, I'm pleased. Please feel free to let me know how you like it!

Have a good rest of the weekend.



  1. The coloring looks great ! Very sweet card.

    Thanks for joining us @ Delightful Inspirations {from the heart}

  2. I love your card Miranda! Especially the way you did the image in 3 blocks. I have used pencils & Gamasol but never alcohol. The effect looks the same. Thanks for the idea :)

  3. Your coloring is beautiful! And I love how you split the image into panels! What a great layout!!

  4. Miranda, awesome painted look to your blending...the alcohol is a great idea!