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Colorado Craft Company Catch A Falling Star Release

Can you believe it’s been one year since Colorado Craft Company debuted Anita Jeram’s illustrations? I have had so much fun this past year creating cards and handmade gifts with her illustrations, and today I have a watercolor project to share, featuring the NEW Big & Bold Twinkle Little Star stamp set. I have lots to share, including details on a giveaway, and a FREE SHIPPING code, so let’s get started.

This is one of three large 6 x 6 stamp sets in this release. The images are large, so I decided to make a frame-able watercolor picture. I stamped a large panel of Arches Hot Press watercolor paper, and stamped the images with my Fiskars Stamp Press. I pulled out a few watercolors, and made a. galaxy background. I worked from the left top corner down, changing my colors from blue/violet, to pink/yellow. I did three layers, then covered the stamped images with masks, and splattered acrylic paint over the panel.

Since the background took awhile to make, I decided I was more comfortable coloring the images with Copic Markers. (I didn’t want to take a chance on messing up the panel!) I stamped the images onto X-Press It blending card with Gina K Black Amalgam ink, and colored them with the following colors: mouse- C4, C2, C0, Colorless Blender; stars- V93, YR23, Y23, YR32. Once finished, I fussy-cut the images, ran a black marker around the edges to hide the white core, and glued them onto the panel.

I am LOVING these large Anita Jeram illustrations, and I know you will too! They’re a great size for 5×7 cards, and handmade gifts.


Giveaway 1: Anita has graciously autographed a bookplate and one randomly picked winner and one randomly picked designer will receive the book, Guess How Much I Love You along with Anita’s autograph. 3C will take all the names of everyone that places an order over the next two days and pick one lucky winner.

Giveaway 2: I will be picking one winner to win the Dream Big Mini stamps set. You can leave a comment here on my blog, and on my Instagram page. All winners will be announced October 25th, on the 3C blog.

Use FREESHIPPINGAC for free shipping in the 3C shop. This code is good through tomorrow evening, October 23, 2021, midnight mountain time.

That’s all that I have for today. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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25 Replies to “Colorado Craft Company Catch A Falling Star Release”

  1. Love the large mouse illustration stamp by Anita Jeram. Your galaxy background is absolutely beautiful!

  2. Angelica, I hate to sound like some crazy person but I do love everything you do. I was hoping you’d be doing on of these adorable Anita Jeram mice. When I’m feeling like I can’t get my images right, no matter how hard I try… I watch your videos and try again. Thanks for sharing your talent with all of us!

    1. You don’t sound crazy. Lol thank you for your kind words. I’m glad I can help inspire ideas. ❤️

  3. I am loving the size of these also. Your galaxy reminds me of Fivel singing that wonderful song “someway out there” These mice have some great size and I like your idea of them being frameable. Gorgeous job sweet girl, hoping all is well with you all…

  4. Hola, Angelica! I’m probably the only weirdo to say this, but I love that you use the stamp press because I love the stamp press better than anything else. 😂😂😂 Super cute card, btw. Every night, I wander out to my backyard to say my prayers under the stars. I don’t live too far from downtown San Antonio, but have been fortunate enough to still see a good amount of stars. With all that I have been through (health wise), it’s my small attempt to touch the face of God. 🌌🌃🌆 Warm hugs!

  5. So beautiful! Thanks for sharing your background process- I feel like I am looking at the sky for real!

  6. Beautiful background! I’ve seen some sunsets recently that has those same colors. I love to watch the sunrise and sunsets.

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