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Marker Geek Monday: Colouring Wood using Copic Markers

Hey everyone! Elaineabella here and I’m back with the very first Marker Geek Monday of 2017! I know, we’re nearly at the end of January, where have I been? Well, a horrendous lingering cold and the craziness of the NEW RELEASE left me very little time or mojo! Thankfully I’m feeling better and the new release is of course now revealed and available to order. Since we have a new release, I thought I should probably give you some colouring tips and inspiration to go with it. Let’s get stuck in!

Marker Geek Monday - Copic Coloring Wood with Kissing Booth Squidgy at Stamping Bella! Click through for video and tips.

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It’s BELLARIFIC FRIDAY .. and last week’s Bellarific Friday!

2 days of inspiration for the price of 1! LOL

I am SO sorry sistahs for missing last week’s Bellarific Friday.  The release had a mind of it’s own and took over .. HOW MUCH FUN WAS THAT?  hmmm?

if you haven’t yet had a chance to see the new release, you can click HERE for all 41 images and dies 🙂

now back to BIDNISS

Let’s start with THIS WEEK’s bellarific Friday shall we?

Here is the amazing work by our baberoonis!

the theme this week was FRIENDSHIP.  The whole mantra of Stampingbella stamps is FRIENDSHIP 🙂  So what a PERFECT theme, no?

FayeAbella used BUNNY PILE STUFFIES

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- BUNNY PILE STUFFIES CARD by FAYE WYNN JONES

Jennybella used our CLOSE UP “CLINK” stamp.. look at the details.. the bubbly.. the bracelets… the ring!  SO MUCH FUN!

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme-Closeups "CLINK" card by FAYE WYNN JONES

Sandiebella used tiny townie  FAIRY BEST FRIENDS stamp also available as a “CUT IT OUT DIE” or as a “BUNDLE” including CUT IT OUT and Stamp (where you save 15%)

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- TINY TOWNIE FAIRY BEST FRIENDS CARD by Sandie Dunne

Shelabella used UPTOWN GIRLS FELICITY and BLAIR

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- Uptown girls FELICITY AND BLAIR CARD by Michele Boyer

Stephabella used Gilbert has a SNACK

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- GILBERT HAS A SNACK CARD by Stephanie Hill

Danabella used MEET EDNA rubber stamp and “CUT IT OUT DIE”

also available as a “BUNDLE” where you buy both rubber stamp and “CUT IT OUT” DIE and receive 15% off!

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- Meet EDNA CARD by Dana White

Paulabella used our brand new TINY TOWNIE GARDEN GIRL ROSE

there is also a “CUT IT OUT” die and “BUNDLED” price for this image (where you save 15%)

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- Tiny Townie GARDEN GIRL ROSE by Paula Williamson

AliceWERTZabella used the CHICK and the BUNNY WOBBLE.. her no line colouring?  #canteven

this stamp also has a coodinating “CUT IT OUT” die and a bundle where you buy the stamp and die and get 15% off!

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- the Chick and the BUNNY WOBBLE card by Alice Wertz

Lesliebella used THINKINGOFYOUABELLA our stamp of the month!  20% off all month long! she also used her matching “CUT IT OUT” die 🙂 also available as a BUNDLE for 15% off

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- Thinkingofyouabella card by Leslie Good

and the inside of the card 🙂

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 20 2017- friendship theme- Thinkingofyouabella card by Leslie Good

seriously I think I just fainted a little LOL.. these cards are BEYOND.  Seriously aren’t they?

 

but wait… there’s MORE!

Let’s go to last week’s Bellarific Friday January 13th shall we?  MORE DROOL. #sorrynotsorry

last week’s theme was a SKETCH.. let’s see what our baberoonis and sistahood came up with shall we?

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH

Shelabella used Uptown girl AVA loves to CELEBRATE

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH-UPTOWN GIRL AVA card by Michele Boyer

Sandiebella used CAKEABELLA

Cakeabella also has a coordinating “CUT IT OUT DIE” and is available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% off!

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH-CAKEABELLA card by Sandie Dunne

Stephabella used ELLIE loves PHANT stuffies

(the ear?  covering the HEAD? and the TRUNK.. intertwining with the other trunk?  one of my favoritest stamps)

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH-ELLIE loves PHANT by Stephanie Hill

Paulabella used the new FAIRY TALE SQUIDGIES

coordinating “CUT IT OUT” DIES are available and it is also available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% for the stamp + the cut it out die..

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH- FAIRY TALE SQUIDGIES by PAULA WILLIAMSON

AliceWERTZabella used our GINGERBREAD CHICKS stamp

#notjustaChristmasstamp

coordinating “CUT IT OUT” DIES are available and it is also available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% for the stamp + the cut it out die..

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH- GINGERBREAD CHICKS CARD BY ALICE WERTZ

Jennybella made a SPINNER card using mail chick rubber stamp and cut it out die!  If you check #owlbecrafty on instagram, she has a little video showing how it spins.  BRILLIANT!

coordinating “CUT IT OUT” DIES are available and it is also available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% for the stamp + the cut it out die..

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH-MAIL CHICK SPINNER CARD BY JENNY BORDEAUX

and here’s the back when you spin it 🙂

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH-MAIL CHICK SPINNER CARD BY JENNY BORDEAUX

Fayeabella used SWEATY CHICKS

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH-SWEATY CHICKS card by Faye Wynn Jones

Danabella used the Bunny Wobble and the PEONY

coordinating “CUT IT OUT” DIES are available and it is also available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% for the stamp + the cut it out die..

Bellarific Friday challenge Jan. 13th 2017-MOJOBELLA CARD SKETCH-the BUNNY WOBBLE and the PEONY card by Dana White

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and now for our amazing sistahood!

Amy used TINY TOWNIE SKYLAR loves to SKATE

coordinating “CUT IT OUT” DIES are available and it is also available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% for the stamp + the cut it out die.

Skylar loves to skate by Amy Y

Angela used PARKER the PIG on her card

Lyn used our Stamp of the month (20% off) THINKINGOFYOUABELLA

coordinating “CUT IT OUT” DIES are available and it is also available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% for the stamp + the cut it out die

 

Bellarific friday card using Thinkingofyouabella by Lyn

Natalie used CAKEABELLA

Cakeabella also has a coordinating “CUT IT OUT DIE” and is available as a “BUNDLE” where you save 15% off!

Cakeabella card by Natalie

and for more contributions for this post.. check out the bottom of this post for our INLINKZ contributors!

Now for NEXT WEEK’S theme?

an inspiration photo!

Use any part of this image that inspires you.. the texture, the floral theme.. the frame… whatever your heart desires!  the world is your OYSTAH 🙂

MWAH


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It’s WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS WITH….. CHRISTINE!

Oh boy sistahs.. this release was over the top awesome!  Thank you all for staying tuned and playing along with me.  I think this is one of our best releases yet! (I think I say that about every one).. make sure you check out our WHAT’S NEW section if you haven’t seen the new goodies.  ENJOY!

And now for Christine!

‘Bonnie was getting ready for a night out with the love of her life.  Now as Bonnie is a very modern girl – and believes in equality in all things – she’s decided to declare her love and give her heart to her man.  Of course, for this occasion she had to wear THE RIGHT dress to impress him…  and decided on her fabulous PINK party frock – finished off with the most wonderful bow in her hair – the pink would set off her complexion best!  Then she had to have her glittered petticoat underneath her dress.. she wouldn’t feel right without some gorgeous sparkle.  She decided to put a lush polka dot bow around her heart too. I hope her man appreciated all the effort she’d gone to when she told him of her undying love…..   ‘

Stamp Used: Stamping Bella Tiny Townie Bonnie loves Bows (coordinating cut it out die set also available).

Christine has a way of making our stamps come to life.. in more ways than one ;).. I also see them as all having their own personalities etc… do you?

and now for the completed card

how could ANYONE say “NO” to Bonnie?

MWAH!

It’s release day sistahs! WOOHOO IT’S RELEASE DAY!

Hiya sistahs!

Finally everything is ready to purchase!  WOOHOOOOO!

I can’t believe we are finally here!  I didn’t even announce it yet and my emails were going cuckoo at midnight LOL.. that means you LOVE this release ALMMMOOOST as much as I do! 😉

We have received many requests to have an option to “BUY IT ALL” for the Danielle collection.. We have done this PLUS gave a 15% discount if you buy all 10 images.

You can find the I WANT IT ALL Danielle collection HERE

 

 

 

 

we have also received requests to “bundle” up our tiny townie GARDEN GIRL images.. so we listened 🙂

you can find them including a 15% discount for the bundle of stamps HERE

If you scroll through the previous 7 BLOG POSTS, you will see the amazing samples used with our amazing new stamps.. They are honestly SO inspiring… I encourage you to do the recap 🙂

If you’re ready to shop shop shop.. take a look at our WHAT’S NEW SECTION… all of our new stamps, dies and bundles are listed there…

if you click on “CLICK FOR MORE IDEAS” when you get to the image, you will see the samples made for those images.

Remember that if you would like the corresponding DIE to go with your stamp, now is the time to buy a BUNDLE, as it will save you 15% when you buy them together as a set!

so much blabla.. so little time

grab your favorite beverage, and I encourage you to scroll through our posts just to get some inspiration, to put a smile on your face and to make you feel inspired.

There is SO MUCH MORE to come sistahs

and I want to leave you with a BIG SMOOCHIE (smoochie squidgy.. I can’t resist her)  for hanging out with me this week.  I had a BLAST.  I look forward to this so much!

Em

 

 

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Hiya sistahs!  We’ve made it!  1 more sleep and then you can all go CUH-RAZY k?

We have 1 more day of Danielle Donaldson releases.. I am SO excited with these images and I can tell you .. so is Danielle et al.  Wait til you see what she’s up to!

So today we have 5 more whimsical, magical superheroes..

Here they are!

We have

altogetherevelyn

Stamping Bella rubber stamps featuring the Danielle Donaldson collection-ALTOGETHEREVELYN rubber stamp

and here’s another sample by Sandiebella.. this time she made a beautifully simple card 🙂

Stamping Bella rubber stamps featuring the Danielle Donaldson collection-ALTOGETHEREVELYN card by Sandie Dunne

here is Elaineabella’s coloured up version… everyone needs a glittery apron no?  I need one.

Stamping Bella rubber stamps featuring the Danielle Donaldson collection-ALTOGETHEREVELYN sample made by Elaine Hughes

 

and we have

oftenagnes

Stamping Bella rubber stamps featuring the Danielle Donaldson collection-OFTENAGNES rubber stamp

here is Elaine’s coloured up version.. I just love to see the different mediums and the different looks we can achieve with these images.. look at the watercolor and the copics!  LOVE BOTH so much!

Stamping Bella rubber stamps featuring the Danielle Donaldson collection-OFTENAGNES sample by Elaine Hughes

we have untilolive

Danielle Donaldson Rubber Stamps by Stamping Bella-UNTILOLIVE

here’s a sample by Paulabella (who has been fortunate enough to take LIVE classes with Danielle!) using UNTILOLIVE

Danielle Donaldson Rubber Stamps by Stamping Bella-UNTILOLIVE card by Paula Williamson

and Elaineabella’s sample.. look at the pencils by paula and the copics by elaine!  LOVE BOTH so much!

Danielle Donaldson Rubber Stamps by Stamping Bella-UNTILOLIVE sample by Elaine Hughes

 

utterlyviolet

Danielle Donaldson Rubber Stamps by Stamping Bella-UTTERLYVIOLET

and here’s Elaineabella’s sample

Danielle Donaldson Rubber Stamps by Stamping Bella-UTTERLYVIOLET

and meet veryhazel

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so whimsical.. so thoughtful!

and Elaineabella’s sample

Danielle Donaldson Rubber Stamps by Stamping Bella- VERYHAZEL sample by Elaine Hughes

 

Seriously I can’t even with Danielle.  LOVE!

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I SO hope you enjoyed this week’s journey with me.  I hope I triggered some fun memories, and I hope we will make new ones using our stamps 🙂

MWAH!

Winners will be announced at the top of each post later tonight!

MWAH!

 

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It’s sneak peek day 6! WOO HOOO almost there sistahs- AND OF COURSE a chance to WIN!

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Today we have a treat.  This is not a usual Bella style but it is a very special style designed by an extremely special artist.  I have been an admirer of Danielle Donaldson’s work for about 3-4 years now.. Have been stalking her LOL (I know that shocks you) for us to work together.  She was tied up in certain commitments and once those were over .. I WAS ALL OVER HER and wouldn’t take no for an answer!  Danielle is one of the most brilliant water colorists around.  Her style is ethereal.. dreamy.. I just can’t explain it.  And her sense of humor?  OVER THE TOP.  You will love her.   I have taken every one of Danielle’s classes at Jeanne Oliver’s site .  Danielle is a wonderful teacher.. and her collage style and just her whole vibe is so awesome and cool. Trust da BELLA.

Here is a little bio on Danielle.. isn’t she adorable?

Danielle Donaldson Watercolor artist-NEW RUBBER STAMP LINE with STAMPING BELLA

Artist Danielle Donaldson has walked a creative path for as long as she can remember. Her love of art began, as most young souls do, with a big box of crayons and a stack of coloring books. Over time, she focused her artistic efforts in watercolor and graphite drawing techniques and eventually received her degree in Graphic Design. Her love of fine art paired with her skills as a graphic designer have provided her with a an uncommon pairing of intuition and practicality. Her use of big color palettes and delicately drawn details allow her to spin the ordinary into imaginative and balanced compositions. She continues to grow as an artist by fully embracing the creative process in all she does and with each story she tells. She thoroughly enjoys sharing her process and imagination through online classes, in-person workshops, social media and in her book, creativeGIRL: Mixed Media Techniques for an artful life.

I am so so proud to have her with us!

I am stamping all of her stamps all over my planner.. depending on my moods..  on cards.. frames for gifts.. her words and her images are so dreamy.  We have 10 in total.. and I can tell you we will be working a lot with them.    Danielle even promised an online class on how she plays with them!  WOOHOO.

Danielle’s first line with stamping bella are her SUPERHERO girls.. While they may not look like superheroes, you would be surprised at the powers they wield.  Like REALLY surprised.

In every package of Danielle’s stamps there is a little story describing the exact powers that each of these girls have.  Each of these have their own story.. LIKE WE DO.  Funny how our lives can parallel a line of stamps 🙂  I told you .. I feel like my stamps are HUMAN.. and clearly so does Danielle :)..

I will show you one example of the little “note” that is included in the package.. the rest will be a cute little surprise that you can take and put in your planners to remind yourselves that you too can have these special powers.  Ready?  Here we go!

You will notice that ALL these images have been colored in by Danielle Donaldson herself 🙂

Danielle’s vision was to have a larger image.. a smaller one facing her and 2 sentiments.. both depicting a superpower and mood.   Just like the stamps do. LOVE!

presenting:……

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meet almostella

Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella-ALMOSTELLA

and here’s the little treat you will find in your package describing her powers :)… I like to call them “POWERCARDS”

Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella- POWERCARD

Isn’t Danielle brilliant and hilarious like we all are?  me thinks yes!

Now let’s see Sandiebella’s sample using  almostella.. A frame!  Honestly if I had this on my desk, I would stare at it all day and it would inspire me and just make me happy.. HINT HINT SANDIE!  Copics, watercolors, paint.. whatever your preference, I think these stamps are awesome to try different techniques!

these girls are odd.. are whimsical.. I think they are at the same level of how I feel about unicorns LOL..  Magical!

Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella-ALMOSTELLA frame by SANDIE DUNNE

Elaineabella has been busy coloring!  Here’s Elaineabella’s AlmostELLA

 Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella-ALMOSTELLA colored by ELAINE Hughes

we have justmaisie

Danielle Donaldson new range of rubber stamps by STAMPINGBELLA- justmaisie

 

and Elaineabella’s justmaisie

 Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella-justmaisie colored by ELAINE Hughes

 

and everanne

Danielle Donaldson new range of rubber stamps by STAMPINGBELLA-everanne

and Elaineabella’s everanne

 Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella-everanne colored by ELAINE Hughes

mostlynaomi

Danielle Donaldson new range of rubber stamps by STAMPINGBELLA- mostlynaomi

Here’s Paulabella’s card using Mostlynaomi

Danielle Donaldson new range of rubber stamps by STAMPINGBELLA- mostlynaomi card by Paula Williamson

and Elaineabella’s copic mostlynaomi

 Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella-mostlynaomi colored by ELAINE Hughes

 

and onlygretchen

Danielle Donaldson new range of rubber stamps by STAMPINGBELLA-onlygretchen

and here’s Elaineabella’s amazing coloring of onlygretchen

 Danielle Donaldson rubber stamps for Stamping Bella-onlygretchen colored by ELAINE Hughes

 

 

 

OK that’s the end of today’s sneaky peeky!  We will see you tomorrow with more from Danielle!!

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MWAH!

 

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still with me?  inspiration overload?  Is that even possible?  I NEVER have enough.. I’m like a bottomless pit LOL.    Well this is the tail end of the release.  Tomorrow we feature a BRAND NEW ARTIST who joined our group.. An artist you may already know?  or you may not… only time will tell.  All’s (lol) I can tell you is that I am IN LOVE with her and her style.  I’ll blabla more about her tomorrow.

FOCUS EMILY…. (getting flashbacks from when my mom used to say that to me LOL)

Ok. I’m focused now. at least for this minute.  Let’s talk about today’s release.  Of course I am IN LOVE with all the images as will you be.. We gots a few SQUIDGIESSS.. we gots a couple of flower girls… and a Petunia.

Stamping Bella January 2017 Release Peeks Day 5 - Click through for the full post!

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