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Challenge No. 50 ~ Yellow

May 15, 2011

Hello and welcome to our 50th Copic Creations challenge!   Phew, that’s a LOT of challenges!

Today we are featuring an often neglected Copic color ~ YELLOW!!    There certainly are enough Y and YR Copic color choices, yet it seems to be one of the least used colors.   Poor YELLOW.

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 Well, we hope to change your feelings about YELLOW today!   Below you’ll find some amazing creations from the Design Team, showcasing their favorite YELLOW Copic combinations.  Yes, you will be amazed at their work!

We are also welcoming back one of our favorite sponsors ~ Paper Makeup Stamps, owned by our own awesome DT member Katie Cotton!    Here’s a little info about Katie and PMS:

Katie has been stamping since 2006 but paper crafting for much longer.  The first moment she had rubber in her inky fingers, she knew that one day she’d like to start her own company.  3 short years later, her visions are coming to a reality.  The company prides itself on a “have it your way” attitude offering stamps bare or mounted, and many in various sizes.  All suggestions will be taken to heart as the customers are the core of this company.
How the name came about
While stamping, scrapbooking and other paper crafting are Katie’s major hobbies, she is a professional makeup artist by trade.  When she was first thinking of what to call her company, Paper Makeup was first to come to mind.  After using it as her blog title for nearly a year, she couldn’t decide if she should choose a new name, or stick to one near and dear to her heart.  Since so many knew her as “Paper Makeup”, it won out and Paper Makeup Stamps was born!

We hope you’ll take some time to check out her store – you won’t be disappointed!    All the YELLOW sample cards from DT feature an image from Paper Makeup Stamps.

Soooo, what’s the PRIZE this week you ask … 

A $20.00 Gift Certificate to the Paper Makeup Stamps store!!

PLEASE NOTE  You are NOT required to use an image from our sponsor for your Copic Creations project. You will have until May 31st, 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 June 1st.

Don’t forget to stop back on June 1st for our HUGE TWO-YEAR BLOGOVERSARY BLOWOUT!!   You won’t want to miss this one … we have a TON of prizes lined up this celebration!!   

It’s time again to pick our In The Spotlight card from our last challenge … we  were ALL very impressed with these gorgeous clouds from Marie of The Joy of Cards:

Awesome Copic clouds Marie!   Thanks so much for sharing this with us.


We have a winner, picked using, for Challenge No. 49:


No. 7 – Leanne Elliot of Banking on Crafts

Congrats Leanne.  VERY lucky for your first time joining us!    Please contact us at with your email address to forward to Lili of the Valley.   Special thanks again to Lili of the Valley  for sponsoring our challenge!!


Sorry, no tutorials today since we are featuring a color.


We’re sad to say that this will be Asela Hopkins last challenge with us!   Asela has been with us since the beginning and always such an inspiration.  Unfortunately, she’s taking a little vacation from crafting for awhile.   We will miss you Asela – You’re the BEST!!




Francesca the Cat

Y11, Y15, YR23, RV10, RV21, R85, YG11, YG67


Moody for Flowers

Top Y06, Y00, Y000 and Gold Trim Y26, Y21, Y00


Moody for Art

Y0000, Y11. Y30, Y28

Y11, Y15, Y19, Y21, Y38, YR23, YR24
YR21,23, 24, Y15,17, Y000,02


Lea Fairy

Hair: Y21, Y26, YR30, Dress & Kite: Y32, Y35, Y38, Wings YR30, YR31


Celest Fairy

Hair – E50; YR24, 31;  Wings – Y11, 17, 26, 28;  Moon – Y000, 00, 08, 11, 13

Y13, Y15, Y19, Y28


We hope you will join us for this challenge and share YOUR creations with us. An Inlinkz form has been included below. Please don’t forget to stop back on June 1st for our TWO-YEAR BLOGOVERSARY and the announcement of the winner for this challenge.

15 Comments leave one →
  1. May 15, 2011 11:56 am

    Oh my goodness these are such fab designs.
    Such inspiration

  2. May 15, 2011 1:07 pm

    Such lovely creations!

  3. May 15, 2011 9:21 pm

    oooh….fabulous samples…KUDOS to the DT!

  4. May 16, 2011 9:09 am

    It was not really much yellow, I used, but more than on my typical creations….

  5. ivette permalink
    May 18, 2011 6:13 am

    Great challenge… beautiful work

    check my entry…

    thanks ..

  6. May 19, 2011 12:11 am

    Wow can your DT rock the yellows! I printed off several of the creations to keep for inspiration – my yellows are seriously neglected! Thanks!

  7. May 19, 2011 2:47 am

    Stunning DT cards – thank you for a great challenge! hugs, Jane x

  8. May 19, 2011 10:35 pm

    Great Challenge! Poor yellow I do tend to neglect him. But the DT did fab work on their cards and I had fun working with yellow.

  9. May 21, 2011 1:18 pm

    Fantastic cards! Thanks for another fun challenge!!

  10. May 23, 2011 2:30 pm

    I’ve been visiting your blog for a while now and I always find a gem in your new posts. Thanks for sharing.

  11. linda p permalink
    May 29, 2011 7:14 pm

    DT’s cards are awesome! best wishes to Asela (-:

  12. May 30, 2011 5:56 am

    Beautiful cards from the DT! Great challenge! I love to colour with yellow!



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