Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Celebrating a Mother!

   Time for some fun at the Worldwide Crafter and Colorists Challenge Blog!  I invite you to come play along with any and all of your creative pieces featuring an image from any designer/artist!  

This challenge is graciously sponsored by the very talented Julia Spiri!  If you are not familiar with her, you can find her gorgeous digis and coloring books at her Etsy Shop.  Please feel free to visit her FaceBook Page and share your Julia Spiri coloring!  Now one more place you might want to visit is Julia's YouTube; you can find some mesmerizing drawing, painting, and flip throughs!!

Video below has some fun tips on heat embossing and glitter/glue!

Material List:

Digi: Mama Elf's Loving Embrace by Julia Spiri
X-Press it Cardstock
Copic Markers
Black Pencil
White Gel Pen Signo uni-ball
Digital Paper:   Vectoria Designs Delicate Dragonflies Paper
Stampendous Ultra Fine Crystal Glitter
Elmers Glue Spray
Ranger Big and Bossy Embossing Ink
Stampendous PearLustre Embossing Powders Alexandrite and Azurite
CTMH Crisp Air Dots (Retired) but other colors/combos available
Adhesives:  ATG, Zig 2 Way Glue Pen, Ranger Multi Medium
Cricut Design Space: Design and Print Then Cut; shapes; Offset
Cricut Access:
CTMH Art Philosophy: Dragon Fly Die Cut
Cricut Standard Mat Cricut Maker

Sharing with the following challenges:

Passion for Markers:  Occasions other than Birthday 
Time Out:  Insp Photo below~ Inspired by the Feminine beauty; flowers; colors; and woodsy look!  Beautiful bag in the photo is the prize from Time Out!
Paper Dragonfly:  Anything Flies with Twist #2 

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.   


  1. Beautifully done, Katrina! I love Julie's images! Thanks so much for sharing with us at A Place to Start!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  2. Julia Spiri's distinctive artistic drawing style has become instantly recognizable to me! You've colored this fairy mother and child image beautifully! Kudos! Thanks for connecting to TFATU! Keep TFATU saved/bookmarked on your computer. It will have a name change in 2024 but the blog address will stay the same for 2024. (Heart's Quest Fantasy challenge blog)

  3. Lovely! I love elves and fairies and all things magical. This card is beautifully done and wanted to say thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue
    ~Tamara (DT)

  4. Fabulous colouring of that pretty image, Katrina and the perfect paper choice too...
    Thanks for playing along with us at Passion for Markers this week, Lisa x

  5. A beautiful card Katrina. The image is beautiful and your colouring is fantastic. Thanks for sharing with us at Passion for Markers this week. Hugs, Denise x

  6. What a gorgeous card, thanks for sharing it with us at The Fairy and Unicorn Challenge Blog.
    Ilonka DT

  7. Gorgeous creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's ArtWorld.
    ~ Sherry CT/Admin/Coordinator xx

  8. Such a gorgeous image and beautifully coloured! Thanks for joining us at Time Out Challenge:)

  9. Great colouring! And great use of the colours! Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!

  10. Beautiful image and gorgeous colouring. Thank you for joining the Polkadoodles challenge.

    Crafty Hugs, Renske Polkadoodles DT