Admin Control Panel

New Post | Edit Pages | Change Layout | Stats | Sign Out

Saturday, June 2, 2018

The Daily Market 30 Day Coloring Challenge + Giveaway!


Today I'm thrilled to be joining my friend Kathy Racoosin as she kicks off her 10th coloring challenge! She started yesterday on June 1, and the challenge will run through the end of the month. And she's done it ten different times now! How amazing is that? She inspires the crafting community to take a break from the crazy and just spend ten minutes relaxing and coloring, each and every day. I love that so much! So you should have arrived here by way of the Stamping Bella blog - if not, head back to The Daily Marker to start at the beginning!

For Kathy's challenge, there is no need to make what you color into a finished card - it's just about the coloring. But of course you're welcome to make cards! So this is the card I made, after coloring a pretty new background stamp from Hero Arts.


I stamped Blossoms for Coloring Bold Prints in Versamark ink on black cardstock, and white heat embossed. Then I got to work with my Chameleon colored pencils. I love using these - I'm not a coloring genius like Kathy, and it makes it to easy to blend as two colors that go great together are together on one pencil! But I didn't even do much blending on this - the color itself pops so much on the black paper. For some colors I put white down first and then went over it with the color. I love the look!


I finished the card by adding a message from the Peonies stamp set (which, by the way, is another fun one to color!), and mounted the panel on a Snow folded card.

I'd love for you to try coloring this fun background, too! I have two cling backgrounds to give away today, both from the recent Hero Arts Summer Release - Blossoms for Coloring and Flowers for Coloring! I'll draw two winners from the comments to receive one of these stamps! Please leave your comment on this post by next Saturday, June 9 at midnight.


Now let's hop! I'm so honored to be a part of this amazing list of stampers & craft companies! From here you should be heading over to my amazingly talented friend Lydia's blog, Understand Blue. I'm sure she'll be knocking your socks off with something!


Stampin Libby (you are here!!)

And be sure to visit The Daily Marker for all of the details about The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge!! Kathy has lined up a bunch of fun for her 10th challenge!

Thanks for stopping by,

Affiliate links are used on this blog, at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting me, and clicking on my links to shop!
Blossoms for Coloring Bold Prints
Blossoms for Coloring Bold Prints
Shop at:
Hero
Flowers for Coloring Bold Prints
Flowers for Coloring Bold Prints
Shop at:
Hero
Peonies
Peonies
Shop at:
Hero
White Embossing Powder
White Embossing Powder
Shop at:
Hero
VersaMark Ink
VersaMark Ink
Shop at:
Hero
Heat Tool
Heat Tool
Shop at:
Hero
Chameleon Pencils
Chameleon Pencils
Shop at:
SSS

185 comments:

  1. Greet use of a large background stamp .I need to remember this idea.

    ReplyDelete
  2. A really beautiful card Libby. I love your colouring and colour choices. I am thankful that you don't need to be an expert colourist like Kathy to end up with a lovely card to be proud of! Thanks for the generous giveaway.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Ooh, what lovely colouring! One thing this hop has reminded me is how stunning pencil crayons look on darker card stock. This is just gorgeous!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Gorgeous coloring and such beautiful cards!!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I love this background stamp and the colors you chose for it!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love the coloring on dark cardstock! Looks so dramatic!

    ReplyDelete
  7. I have always loved coloring on dark cardstock, yours looks amazing!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Great job! Love how the colors stand out on that dark background!

    ReplyDelete
  9. BEAUTIFUL! I love how you colored on the black card stock. So so pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Your background looks amazing! I love the coloring you did.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Super girly card ! Good job !
    Thanks for sharing and the chance to win !

    ReplyDelete
  12. Lovely - I haven't tried Cameleons yet.

    ReplyDelete
  13. I really like background images for coloring, yours is gorgeous!

    ReplyDelete
  14. The use of dark colors, separated with the white has such a rich appearance. great idea!

    ReplyDelete
  15. Beautiful background! Thank you for the inspiration.

    ReplyDelete
  16. What a gorgeous card, I love how you used the background stamp! Thank you so much for being part of Kathy's wonderful hop and challenge!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Gorgeous card, LOVE these Bold Blossoms Background stamps to color, thanks for your generous giveaway.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Cool news backgrounds from HA! Thanks for joining in and sharing <3

    ReplyDelete
  19. what a beautiful background cards We can do with thoses stamps !

    ReplyDelete
  20. Ah, your colors on the black are beautiful. Thanks for sharing - love those flowers.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Beautiful card! And exactly what I am trying to get better at - colored pencil coloring on dark cardstock. Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  22. Love your coloring on black on this fabulous card!

    ReplyDelete
  23. Beautiful coloring! I love your idea of putting down white under a color - going to try that today!

    ReplyDelete
  24. Fabulous coloring!! Here's another thing added to my "I need to try this" list.

    ReplyDelete
  25. Great coloring and these images look so fun!

    ReplyDelete
  26. Lovely card using your chameleon colored pencils!

    ReplyDelete
  27. This looks amazing on the black paper!

    ReplyDelete
  28. This is just beautiful, Libby!! I love the white embossing on black with colored images as everything just POPS! I will have to give this a try very soon!

    ReplyDelete
  29. Thank you for sharing I absolutely love the background stamp on the black card stock! I have to get my color pencils out and use them

    ReplyDelete
  30. WOW!! This is so beautiful..love it on the black card stock! I would love to have a go at coloring one of those awesome background stamps!!

    ReplyDelete
  31. Love the look of colored pencils on black cardstock

    ReplyDelete
  32. So pretty...I definitely need to try this technique!

    ReplyDelete
  33. Pretty card! Love to learn about new techniques - thank you!

    ReplyDelete
  34. Nice use of the background stamp and lovely card.

    ReplyDelete
  35. Beautiful card! I love the colors you used.

    ReplyDelete
  36. Fun card and background stamps!

    ReplyDelete
  37. So much detail! Just amazing coloring! Really beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  38. WOW!! The coloring you did on this is just STUNNING!!

    ReplyDelete
  39. Beautiful card! Thank you for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
  40. Gorgeous card! Your coloring is just amazing and I love how you colored on black. Thanks for the inspiration and for your generous giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  41. Love the background stamp on black cardstock and you did a beautiful job coloring!

    ReplyDelete
  42. Great idea. I rarely stamp on black paper.

    ReplyDelete
  43. Beautiful! I would never think of colouring on black card, but it looks fab!

    ReplyDelete
  44. I haven't seen that background stamp before! I love coloring flowers. Your colored pencil artwork on the black paper is stunning!

    ReplyDelete
  45. ooooo, this is lovely! I'm headed to the drawer to stamp this one and color. :)

    ReplyDelete
  46. Love what you did with the background stamp. It makes me look at my backgrounds in a different light. Can't wait to try your idea.

    ReplyDelete
  47. OOOOOHHHHHH AAAAAAHHHHHH!!!! I had taken a sip of my drink as I started scrolling and I stopped everything when I can to the first picture of the card!!! So beautiful!!!!!!! I then realized I still needed to swallow my drink, LOL!!

    ReplyDelete
  48. Those Hero Arts stamps look fun to color. Great choices. Pretty coloring

    ReplyDelete
  49. I love your colorful card and the Bold Prints floral stamps!

    ReplyDelete
  50. the colors are beautiful on the black background. Will have to try this.

    ReplyDelete
  51. I love your card. It's beautiful. Recently, I've been using colored pencils on dark card stock and I do love the look. Both of these backgrounds from Hero Arts are perfect for this! Thanks for the chance to win one! :)

    ReplyDelete
  52. Wow, love the background stamps and your coloring! Thanks for the chance to win.
    tinyfeet 22 at yahoo dot com

    ReplyDelete
  53. Love the coloring and the card.

    ReplyDelete
  54. Your card is beautiful ! I love dark background, and you gave the idea to create a card with some black paper. Thank you for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  55. I'm loving all these different techniques on this blog hop - so many things to try!!! Love the black background!

    ReplyDelete
  56. love these new HA background stamps - wonderful coloring, Libby!

    ReplyDelete
  57. Love the bold vibrant colors against the black paper, it's a gorgeous effect! Beautiful card!

    ReplyDelete
  58. Very nice. I appreciate seeing colors that I typically don't work with. It is great inspiration.

    ReplyDelete
  59. Really lovely card, your coloring is beautiful. Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  60. Beautiful card. Love how rich those colors are on that black cardstock! Love this ♥

    ReplyDelete
  61. Really Stunning card!!! I'm obsessed with colored pencils on dark cardstock right now!!!

    ReplyDelete
  62. Absolutely gorgeous Libby, I have been using a lot of pencil cards lately, easy while watching TV!

    ReplyDelete
  63. So pretty! I love that you used coloured pencils!!

    ReplyDelete
  64. What a striking card! I love the vibrancy of the pencils on the black cardstock.

    ReplyDelete
  65. Pretty coloring! I like how it pops on the black!

    ReplyDelete
  66. You have convinced me to color on a dark background! Your card is stunning!!

    ReplyDelete
  67. This is a beautiful stamp to practice your coloring. Your card is so pretty.

    ReplyDelete
  68. This is a beautiful stamp to practice your coloring. Your card is so pretty.

    ReplyDelete
  69. WOW!! Stunning! I love the look of coloring on black cardstock!

    ReplyDelete
  70. Love your card. I never know what to do with busy backgrounds but you handled it beautifully. Kept the integrity of the background but still made it a card.

    ReplyDelete
  71. I love the flower background and I have to try that coloring on black. It looks so cool!

    ReplyDelete
  72. Daunting stamps! I love your coloring!

    ReplyDelete
  73. Oh my gosh, I love the colors you used on those flowers! Thanks and God Bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  74. I like the colors you chose for your gorgeous card.

    ReplyDelete
  75. I just received my Chameleon colored pencils and will be trying them out on black now that I have seen your beautiful card.

    ReplyDelete
  76. SQUEAL!! BEAUTIFUL Card!! I LOVE the Images and Coloring!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!

    ReplyDelete
  77. Great coloring. Love this background stamp. I also have fallen for the Chameleon colored pencils as well

    ReplyDelete
  78. OMGosh, this is beautiful! These look great on dark paper!!! I've been kinda addicted to using my colored pencils since seeing Yana create so many works of art with Polychromos. I only have Prismas though so I haven't even tried them on dark paper thinking they won't work well. I'm gonna swatch them on black as soon as I finish this hop cause if you got good results with Chameleon, I should be able to get similar results with Prismas, you'd think. Thank you for the inspiration!!! I guess I know what my first project for the challenge will be!

    ReplyDelete
  79. I have never tried coloring on black card stock but after seeing your card I may give it a try. It is amazing that the color shows up so well. I am still trying out my color pencils, need more practice.

    ReplyDelete
  80. Libby, your card is breath-taking! It's seriously amazing, and I keep staring at it to make sure I don't miss any details! I am inspired to give this another go (first one, well, we don't talk about that - LOL!) Thanks for the gorgeous inspirational piece and the chance at your giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  81. Hi, Libby,
    Very cool background. Hero arts stamps are always so good. I love the colored pencils on the black cardstock. I keep meaning to try that. I hope i get to it during this coloring challenge. hugs, treen

    ReplyDelete
  82. Gorgeous! I love colored pencils on dark cardstock! I'm looking to get a big set of colored pencils and the Chameleons sound interesting. Thanks for being part of the hop. I'm loving all the inspiration!

    ReplyDelete
  83. I will have to try my chameleons on black!

    ReplyDelete
  84. Libby, I am especially fond of colored,pencils and using a dark colored,cardstock (black, deep navy, dark gray,etc). Your card is just lovely! Thanks for sharing your inspiration and for your additional giveaway.

    ReplyDelete
  85. I'll have to try using my pencils ;)
    Pretty card :)

    ReplyDelete
  86. Wow, what a fun card! I love this, and thank you for sharing. Thanks also for an opportunity to win one of these gorgeous floral background stamps!

    ReplyDelete
  87. Love, love how your coloring looks on the black cardstock. So rich looking. Thank you for sharing your work.

    ReplyDelete
  88. Love your colouring on the black Libby - a fabulous result!
    Blessings
    Maxine

    ReplyDelete
  89. Terrific card - rich and lovely and also, I feel like it is something I might be able to do with reasonable results. Thanks for the inspiration!

    ReplyDelete
  90. Your card is so rich and vibrant! Thanks for the inspiration to color on black cardstock!

    ReplyDelete
  91. I just love what you created--stunning. I have always been intimidated by coloring but recently purchased some Copics and am starting to enjoy coloring. I need to continue to practice to get better at it but will eventually get there.

    ReplyDelete
  92. Never thought of pencils on black, will have to try that! This is a fun hop. I’m just getting back to pencils after a long time of wishing I had more time to practice with water painters and am much happier with results from pencils and gamsol.

    ReplyDelete
  93. WOAH!! You used colored pencils? Look amazing!! Thanks for the inspiration

    ReplyDelete
  94. Stunning result with those flowers. I love to work with coloured pencils, not that I'm near your standards yet, but I love the chill out feeling and the more advice I get it can only improve as I practice can't it ? x

    ReplyDelete
  95. Your card is gorgeous Libby and I love these background stamps. I don't have good coloured pencils and the Chameleon's are the ones I am seriously considering. I like that you don't need to wonder what colour matches for shading as it is on the other end. LOL A beautiful card, for sure.

    ReplyDelete
  96. Wow, that is one beautiful background stamp and love the way you colored it. I need to give this a try, this is going on my list of things I want to do soon. Thank you....

    ReplyDelete
  97. Gorgeous card...the coloring is so cool...thanks Libbi for sharing!!

    ReplyDelete
  98. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  99. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing. This is a technique I must try.

    ReplyDelete
  100. Black backgrounds with colored pencils are so fun. Yours came out amazing.

    ReplyDelete
  101. Oh, I love this. I have to give this at try. Thanks for the give away and inspiration!

    ReplyDelete
  102. Gorgeous card! I love how colors pop when done on black, definitely something I'm going to have to try! Thank you for the inspiration!

    ReplyDelete
  103. Beautiful card. Love the background stamp!
    Thanks for sharing...

    ReplyDelete
  104. I recently got the Chameleon pencils
    and really like them. I think my
    coloring has improved. Glad to
    see your comment about them.
    Love the flowers. Great shading.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  105. Hi, beautiful card, colors are so pretty and coloring is amazing, TFS. Have a great weekend.

    ReplyDelete
  106. So pretty! Still need to try this technique ;)

    ReplyDelete
  107. Beautiful coloring and awesome stamp. Great look.

    ReplyDelete
  108. Lovely coloring and both of those background stamps look fun to work with!

    ReplyDelete
  109. Love your idea to use colored pencils on black. I agree that shading those images would have been overkill, and maybe even distracting. The look is so pretty.

    ReplyDelete
  110. I'm a total sucker for anything floral and those background(stamps) make my heart flutter! And I love to use my color pencils on dark cardstock,I think it makes the colors pop!

    ReplyDelete
  111. I love using background stamps this way...all that concentrated color just makes me happy! Your card is beautiful. :-)

    ReplyDelete
  112. What a great background stamp, love all the colouring you did. Thanks for your part in the challenge, it’s such fun to do the 30 Day Coloring Challenge again!


    ReplyDelete
  113. Great coloring on the HA background stamp, both of those you showed are gorgeous! Love Kathy's challenges.

    ReplyDelete
  114. What a wonderful background! I would to win either of the Hero Arts stamps. I have an ever growing collection of Hero Arts products. :-)

    ReplyDelete
  115. Beautiful!! I love your coloring.

    ReplyDelete
  116. Your background stamps are wonderful.
    I love the way you have coloured this one in dark colours - lots of people shy away from them. You did a fantastic job!

    ReplyDelete
  117. whoa. that is the COOLEST card. *off to try something new*

    ReplyDelete
  118. How cool is that card! I definitely need to try the technique!

    ReplyDelete
  119. The dark background against the bright flowers is wonderful.

    ReplyDelete
  120. Love it. Why doesn't it occur to us how stunning things can be on the super dark backgrounds. Gotta do this more.

    ReplyDelete
  121. Beautiful background! Love all the color.

    ReplyDelete
  122. These stamps are right up my alley! So much fun to color and play with! Thanks for yours. I keep forgetting that you can color on colored cardstock!

    ReplyDelete
  123. Gorgeous coloring! Maybe I need a set of chameleon pencils? I KNOW I need one of those floral background stamps!

    ReplyDelete
  124. such a lovely job on the background and flowers.

    ReplyDelete
  125. What an amazing stamp image to color!!! The color is fab!

    ReplyDelete
  126. Love the white embossing and coloring on black!

    ReplyDelete
  127. I love that you coloued on black paper...such a cool look!

    ReplyDelete
  128. Wow that's a lot of coloring but very beautiful.

    ReplyDelete
  129. Love your coloring and these bold print flower stamps!

    ReplyDelete
  130. Love how the colored pencils look on the black paper. Beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  131. Great card. Looks like a lot of fun just to color the whole card front.

    ReplyDelete
  132. I didn’t notice there wasn’t much blending on your card till you pointed it out. Your right, the colors can stand on their own. Beautiful card.

    ReplyDelete
  133. I didn’t realize how colored pencils could stand out on black paper till I saw your card and Kristen Werner’s envelope; both are stunning. Great card!

    ReplyDelete
  134. Love the coloured pencils on the black paper.

    ReplyDelete
  135. I love how the pencils look on black!

    ReplyDelete
  136. Very beautiful! Your colours do pop and you've done a wonderful job with the stamping!

    ReplyDelete
  137. Lovely card. I am a fan of those background stamps. Your coloring is beautiful. Thank you for sharing your inspiration.

    ReplyDelete
  138. Absolutely gorgeous coloring! What fun floral stamps! :)

    ReplyDelete
  139. What a striking card - beautiful colors :)

    ReplyDelete
  140. Awesome, the bright colors really pop against the black CS. Thanks for the inspiration Libby!

    ReplyDelete
  141. This is so beautiful! I love the white embossing and the color-penciling on black cardstock. I have been so tempted to add those Chameleon pencils to my stash. They look like they'd be a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing the details.

    ReplyDelete
  142. Nifty to use dark background with flowers, not very common but makes for a great "pop"

    ReplyDelete
  143. Love your colour palette on this sweet card. Those stamps look amazing. Thanks for the chance.

    ReplyDelete
  144. Pretty stamp, love the bold flowers!

    ReplyDelete
  145. OOOOO! This is yummy coloring. Love the dark, bold look you achieved!

    ReplyDelete
  146. Your colouring is so vibrant on black. Thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  147. Beautiful! I haven't tried colored pencils one dark yardstick - yours is stunning!

    ReplyDelete
  148. Enjoyed your card! When you said you put down white first, did you use a colored pencil to put down the white or a marker or gel pen...? Just wondering because I use Copic and I never thought to do this before, but I can see how stunning the result is. A great tip!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hi Liz! Sorry for the late reply - but I meant I put down white with a white colored pencil to start! :)

      Delete
  149. Coloring a background stamps looks like a lot of fun.

    ReplyDelete
  150. I did something very similar to this recently and didn't know untilI saw this blog that what was missing from mine was coloring n the background. I can't believe what a difference that makes.

    ReplyDelete
  151. Love these backgrounds! Great card!

    ReplyDelete
  152. What a fabulous way to turn a background stamp into a focal point. Sometimes I get a little intimidated by all that coloring, but you did a fabulous job, which gives me some confidence! Thanks for sharing and supporting Kathy and the challenge.

    ReplyDelete
  153. So stunning and beautiful! Love how vibrant the colors are with the white embossing and black paper!

    ReplyDelete
  154. This is stunning! I am so used to stamping on white cardstock that I always forget how beautiful images look colored like this in dark cardstock.

    ReplyDelete
  155. Gorgeous card! Love the bright coloring

    ReplyDelete
  156. Florals are my ALL TIME FAVORITE image(s) to color! ;) SUPER JOB on your card!!!! ;)

    ReplyDelete
  157. Wonderful card ! Super colouring ! Thanks for sharing , such a great hop with lots of inspiration ! Xx

    ReplyDelete
  158. Pretty coloring on that awesome background stamp design!

    ReplyDelete
  159. How inspirational! Now I need to dig out some old background stamps and start coloring!

    ReplyDelete
  160. What a fabulous card and coloring !!
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

    ReplyDelete
  161. This card is just stunning. I looooove these stamps. Must put on my wish list.

    ReplyDelete
  162. Thanks for a neat card. Love the dramatic effect of bright colors on dark card stock.

    ReplyDelete
  163. Beautiful card. I love all those colors.

    Have a wonderful day,
    Jessica
    Polka Dot Orchard

    ReplyDelete
  164. Hey, do we have a winner of this giveaway yet? :-)

    ReplyDelete

I always enjoy your comments - thanks so much for taking the time to leave one!

Tutorials

Get Inspired

 
Pin It button on image hover