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Challenge No. 25 ~ Flowers

April 1, 2010

Welcome!   We’re so glad you could join us for the start of our second year of learning new and, hopefully, exciting  Copic coloring techniques together!  

Our challenge this week is coloring FLOWERS!   Perfect for the start of Spring and our awesome sponsor for this challenge . . . 



Paper Garden Projects is a friendly, on-line store that specializes in cling mounted rubber, clear and unmounted rubber stamps from a variety of high quality manufacturers.  They also feature Copic markers and carry all kinds of other goodies for paper crafting including custom designed paper kits and stamp kits.  The supplies they carry are the things they actually use and love.  PGP also prides themselves on great customer service and work hard to provide excellent value and speedy delivery.  Check out the Paper Garden Projects blog for their Design Team Blog Hop every third Saturday of the month ~ And join them for the Fourth Friday Fun Challenges.   Come out and play in the garden!

Their awesome prize this week is a . . .

$25.00 Gift Certificate to the Paper Garden Projects store!   

Edited to add:   

As part of their sponshorship, PGP is offering a 10% discount to participants. 

Just enter iluvcopics in the code box when you check out of the store and the shopping cart will take an additional 10% off your total order.

PLEASE NOTE: You are NOT required to use an image from our sponsor for your Copic Creations challenge card. You will have until April 14th, 12:00 p.m. CDT to post your artwork and be eligible for a chance to win this weeks prize; The winner will be announced along with our next challenge post on April 15th.   


We had a record number of participants for our blogoversary celebration.  There were some really amazing entires – thank you all for joining us in our ONE-YEAR Blogoversary Celebration!  

And, now the exciting announcement of the fortunate winner of the awesome prize package from all of our favorite sponsors:

Drumroll please ….

True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result: 55 Powered by RANDOM.ORG

The VERY lucky No. 55 is

Susan F. of Pink Flannel Pajamas

Yay!!   Congratulations Susan!   You’ve won a TON of goodies!   Here’s the list again to refresh your memory:

7 KIDS COLLEGE FUND  –  $20.00 Gift Certificate

ALL THAT SCRAPS –  TWO newly released stamps & TWO packs of  recently released C.C. Roses

COLOR ME CREATIVE CLASSROOM  –  Online Copic class by our own Suzanne Dean!

DZ DOODLES DIGITAL STAMPS – $12.00 Gift Certificate

GINA K. DESIGNS – THREE stamp sets:   Friendship’s Garden, illustrated by our own Asela Hopkins!    Purrr-fectly Delightful, by Theresa Momber & Home Tweet Home, by Rupa Shevde

I BRAKE FOR STAMPS – One half sheet of rubber

MO’s  PENCIL TOO DIGITAL IMAGES – $10.00 Gift Certificate

PHINDY’S PLACE DIGITAL IMAGES  –  $10.00 Gift Certificate

SQUIGGLEFLY – THREE images of your choice

SUSANA’S CUSTOM ART & CARD DESIGN  –   Elisabeth Bell’s Sampler Edition 3  Victoria Case’s Aurora collection

You’re a lucky, lucky girl Susan!   🙂    Be sure to send us your contact information!

A VERY, VERY special THANK YOU to all these fantastic sponsors!!   


And, don’t forget to stop back at each Design Team member’s blog to see who was the lucky winner of their individual prizes too!   


Here are this week’s tutorial links to guide you in Copic coloring of Flowers:    

Special thanks to …    

Suzanne Dean, Scrap Bitz ~

Video Tutorial  – Coloring Flower Images

Theresa Momber, Crafting the Web ~    

Treasured Tulips

Happy Daffodils

 Marianne Walker, I Like Markers ~     

Flowers Tag

Shading on a Narrow Flower


Here are the GORGEOUS FLOWER creations from the Copic Creations super talented Design Team!











  ♥ JAMI BOVA ♥    


   ♥ JANE WETZEL ♥     






♥ LILIAN TAN ♥     


 ♥ MARY GIEMZA ♥    


We hope you will join us for this challenge and share YOUR creations with us. A Mister Linky has been included below. Please don’t forget to stop back on April 15th (tax day!) for our next challenge and the announcement of the winner for this challenge.

[Note:  We had been experiencing issues with Mister Linky.  It has been reloaded and appears to be behaving now!]


8 Comments leave one →
  1. April 1, 2010 8:36 am

    OH MY STARS! Are you serious? I’m literally thrilled beyond words!
    Big Thanks for offering this amazing contest!
    Huge Thanks to all the sponsors who donated!
    Enormous Thanks to the CC DT and contributors for providing all the wonderful tutorials and inspiration here on Copic Creations! Wow! 😀

  2. April 1, 2010 10:07 am

    Yay, Susan. Congrats to you! Thanks to all who have joined our challenges over the past year!

  3. April 1, 2010 3:18 pm

    I have my card done but linky won’t work. You can find my card on my blog here.
    Thanks so mcuh

  4. April 2, 2010 4:03 am

    Linky isn’t working for me either. Here is my card

    Thanks for the challenge.

  5. April 9, 2010 6:42 pm

    Great challenge! I linked up. Hope it works! Thanks!!! :o)

  6. April 10, 2010 2:41 pm

    fabulous challenge and wow, what amazing samples!!

  7. April 14, 2010 10:46 pm

    This is my first challenge!!! I am so excited to be a part of it!!! Thanks for a great website!!!

  8. April 14, 2010 10:50 pm

    This is my First Challenge!!! I am so excited to be a part of it!!! Thanks for such a great website!!!

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