New Coloring Cardstock

Hi everyone,
Believe it or not, but last week I ran out of coloring cardstock; I’ve been using the Gina K Cardstock (I think it’s called Pure Luxury) pretty much ever since I started coloring with Copics, so I thought it was about time trying something new. I had read that Cryogen White is ideal for Copics, so I went ahead and ordered some sheets from the Paper Temptress. Conveniently the owner lives here in San Jose and I was able to pick up the cardstock on my way back from work the same day. :-) How cool isn’t that?!

Here’s a close up of the first stamped image I have colored using Cryogen White Irridescent. It’s quite different from the Gina K cardstock, and it’ll probably take a bit of time to get used to it, but I already now love the light sparkling surface.  Here’s the finished card:

Card Ingredients
Sentiment Stamp: Stampin’ Up!
Stamp: “Tilda with Hawaii Flower”/Butterfly Dreams, Magnolia
Dress: R22, R02, R00, R000 Shoes: E59, E57, E25, E51
Hair: E29, E15, E25, E31, E51 Skin: E13, E51, E00, E000

Papers: “Spellbound”/Once Upon A Springtime, Graphic 45, “Gabrielle Elegance & Gabrielle Fairest”, Bo Bunny.

Paper Punches/Dies: Doily Lace Border Punch, Butterfly, both Martha Stewart, Flourish Accent, Spellbinders.

Embellishments: Puzzle Piece & -Green- Lace (Bo Bunny), Flowers & Pins (Wild Orchid Craft), Doily, Lace (Stash), Pearls (Kaiser Craft & the Hobby House).

Misc.: “Vintage Photo” & “Tea Dye” Distress Inks, “Picket Fence” Distress Crackle Paint, “Stardust” Stickles (Ranger’s), “Parchment” Ink (Color Box),  Gel Pen (Sakura), Chalk.

Challenges I’d like to take part in:
Double Dutch – #68 Vintage
Claudia & Co. – #82 Birthday Card for a Girl
Paper Sundaes – #69 Birthday
Divas by Design – #2 One for the Girls
Creative Card Crew – Cute & Girly
Everybody Art – #142 Tag
Creative Inspirations – #112 Lace & Pearls
Southern Girls – #19 Lace & Pearls
Sew Many – #54 Flowers & Lace
Polka Doodles – #19 Menu Choice (pink/butterfly/lace/pearls)

Thanks for looking – have  a great weekend!

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