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Monica did a different take on colouring with dimension and created this Floral dimensional card design.

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By Monica Edwards

Hi everyone! Monica here.  I am sharing another card I made using my Chameleon pens which I am loving more and more as I use them.  This is a clean and simple piece using a Flourishes stamp as my coloring piece,that I call “Gratitude”.  The goal for this post was to create “dimension” without using toning medium.  So here is my take on it.

I stamped my image on Express It paper with Memento Ink and fussy cut it out and then colored each one by layering the color to get darker shades.

I used Helmar foam tape underneath each layer of the Sue Wilson die set on all white card stock.

We love the effect Monica achieved by layering her inks.

Dimensional Geometrics

Katerina wows’ us today with her geometric heart coloured flat and then with added dimension and shading.

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Materials used:
Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set; Warm Sunset YO3, Summer Sun YL2, Seville Orange OR4, Olive Green OL3, Spring Meadow YG3, Aquamarine BG4, Royal Blue BL6, Blue Violet BV 4.проект-переход-цвета-1

 

We love how much more dimension the heart on the right has, you could easily recreate this design with a ruler and the detail pen. By shading each triangle with different angles of light to dark you will get the effect that they rise off the page.

 

How to add Dimension to People

This month we have been exploring the difference between colouring flat and colouring with dimension. Kasia has created this stunning journal to illustrate how much better people look when coloured with dimension.

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Here  you can see the blank image, then coloured with dimension in the middle and flat on the far right.

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Materials used:
Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set; BG4 Aquamarine, NU1 Bisque, NU3 Fawn, BR2 Hot Cocoa

Instrutions:

1) Tear the edges of  green patterned paper and adhere to journal base.

2) Add the inscription “just life”.

3) Colour the digi stamp and cut out  leaving a white border then apply with 3d pads.

4) Add inscription, washi tape and ribbon.

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Do You Take Your Coffee Flat?

Well that is a question for all crafters, would you rather something look flat or with added dimension. Chameleon pens can easily help you achieve dimension in a slurp!

Annette show how with these fabulous coffee cups, the same two pens were used for each project; Spring Meadow and Aquamarine. The cups on the left was coloured flat, which you could achieve with any high quality marker, but the ones on the right have been coloured by adding the mixing chamber to the Chameleon pen giving a variation in shade giving the cup shape and added dimension.

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by Annette Allen

Materials Used: Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set: Aqua Marine (BG4), Spring Meadow (YG3) and Colorless Blender (CB), Imagine Craft/Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Precious Remembrance Shop Coffee Love stamp set, Echo Park Creative Agenda 6×6 paper pad, Adhesive foam squares, Neenah White card-stock and May Arts burlap string. !

To create dimension

1. Stamp images on white card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink,

2. Color with Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set: Aqua Marine (BG4), Spring Meadow (YG3). Fuse each color for around 25 seconds for shading. Repeat process until entire image area is full of color.

3. Used Colorless Blender (CB) over colored area to give more of a distressed look.

4. Trim images leaving a bit of white around image.

5. Make card from card-stock

6. Trim and Adhere designer card-stock to card base.

7. Wrap burlap string to images and then tie a bow.

8. Adhere adhesive foam squares to images for more dimension. !!

So which do you prefer?

Flat

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Or with dimension?

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Let us know your coffee choice and leave a comment!

Easter Eggs

Easter is only a few days away and these trendy Easter Eggs are a perfect way to help decorate the home.

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Materials used:
Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set; Purple Grape (PR4), Deep Violet (VO4), Bubble Gum (PK3), Seville Orange (OR4), Crimson Red (RD4), Summer Sun (YL2), Spring Meadow (YG3), Grass Green (GR3), Sky Blue (BL3).

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For 3 eggs print out the pattern three times. You can use the detail pen to add more patterns. Use the darker colors, for creation of shadows and depth on the pattern. Leave some areas of the pattern white and the remaining areas color over with the Chameleon pens in the color of your choice. Mine is just an example, but print lots out and experiment on how you want your egg to look.

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These eggs would look fabulous in a basket as the centre piece for your dinner table at Easter.

Make sure to send us pictures of any crafty eggs you have made with Chameleon Pens this Easter!

 

 

Why Colour Flat When You Can Colour With Dimension?

We often ask the question why colour flat when you can colour with dimension? These cards show how you can make your designs pop by adding highlights and shading to your designs giving the effect of dimension.

Here is a beautiful card that Isha created but the flowers were coloured with individual colours, this would be all that you would be able to achieve if you just had one pen of each colour.Isha_Jan_Project_3aBy Isha Gupta

But now look what can be achieved with the same number of Chameleon Pens.

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Because the Chameleon Color Tone pens give multiple shades from one individual pen it is possible to achieve this effect.

Materials used:
Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set; Crimson Red (RD4), Summer Sun (YL2), Warm Sunset (YO3), Black (BK4), Seville Orange (OR4) and Olive Green (OL3). Penny BlackStamp (Poppy Trio), Altenew (Label Love); Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko Ink (Memento Tuxedo Black), (Firework Spray – Summer Sky), (Creative medium: Metallic Gold); Cardstock: Neenah White, Vellum: Patterned paper: Avery Elle; Stencil: Prima Marketing

Instructions for the dimensional design:

1) Stamp image using Memento black ink onto Neenah cardstock.
2) Start colouring the center flower with Crimson Red, infusing the brush nib for 3-5 seconds.
3) Use Seville Orange to color the left flower using the brush nib and infusing it for 3-5 seconds.
4) For the yellow flower, first colour it using Summer Sun, using the brush nib and infusing it for 3-5 seconds. Then colour over it using Warm Sunset, infusing for 3-5 seconds.
5) For the leaves, use Olive Green and the brush nib, infusing it for 3 seconds.
6) For flower centers, use Deep black and the brush nib, infusing it for 2 seconds.
7) Cut cardbase, flick some firework spray in to the two corners.
8) Cut a strip of vellum, apply creative medium using the stencil. Let dry, then adhere the vellum to the cardbase.
9) Adhere the floral mat layer onto the patterned paper layer using 3D foam. Adhere to the card.
10) Stamp sentiment, cut and adhere using 3D foam.

Which do you prefer the first image coloured flat or the second one with dimension?

Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 5

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Kasia is with us today to share a gorgeous Z fold Mini Album created using Chameleon Pens and Perfect Paper Crafting Tools.

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By Kasia Frezja

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Materials:
Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set  HOT COCOA (BR2), BUBBLE GUM (PK3) ,  COOL GRAY (CG8),  OLIVE GREEN (OL3),  BISQUE (NU1),  FAWN (NU3), WARM SUNSET (YO3),  GRASS GREEN (GR3), DETAIL PEN (D ).

Instructions:
1.Cut a strip of paper from a 30 x 30 sheet and fold it into 3 pieces

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2. Cut 3 photos equally

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3.Cut the frames using the Perfect Layers Mini and the Perfect Cutting Mat.

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4. Glue pieces of paper creating the background

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5. Prepare digital elements and draw flowers and written elements.

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6. Colour and trim

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7. Assemble all elements together.

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Please hop on over to the Perfect Paper Crafting Blog for more inspiration using Chameleon Pens and their tools

http://blog.perfectpapercrafting.com/chameleon-pens…romotion-day-5/

Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 4

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Wow this hop has been so much fun so far and the inspiration from both teams just keeps on coming! Monica joins us today with this fabulous Easter Basket.

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By Monica Edwards

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Materials Used: Chameleon Color Tone Pens Summer Sun (YL2) and Warm Sunset (Y03). Stamps of life My Little Chickie, Perfect Layers Mini, Perfect Cutting Mat, Easter Gable Box, Stampin Up Patterned Paper and Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.

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1) Stamp image using Memento Ink on Express It paper as shown. Then  use YL2 and Y03 to color My Little Chickie,  infuse each time by counting to ten to give the blended look.

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2) Then cut  chick out and use Perfect Layers Mini to create a 5/8 inch edge from the Stampin Up patterned paper.

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3) Perfect LayersMini was also used to cut the patterned paper used to cover the Easter Gable box.

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Here is the box all finished and ready to fill it up with Easter goodies for Monica’s nephew and niece.

Don’t forget to hop on over to the Perfect Paper Crafting Blog to see more inspiration using Chameleon Pens with their tools

http://blog.perfectpapercrafting.com/chameleon-pens…romotion-day-4/ ‎

Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 3

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The fun continues today with Isha and the Perfect Paper Crafting Design Team, you can check out their creation by hopping here

http://blog.perfectpapercrafting.com/chameleon-pens…romotion-day-3/ ‎

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by Isha Gupta

Materials used:
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Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set; Crimson Red (RD4), Bubble Gum (PK3), Summer Sun (YL2), Seville Orange (OR4), Spring Meadow (YG3), Sky Blue (BL3), Royal Blue (BL6), Fawn (NU3) and Colorless Blender. Simon Says Stamp (Birthday Farm Animals); Simon Says Stamp (Happy Birthday word die), Winnie&Walter (Essentials: Katherine Cutaways, Goldie Trim Cutaways); Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko ink (Memento Tuxedo Black); Cardstock: Neenah White, Recollections: Dark Blue, DCWV: Foil ; Patterned Paper: Bella Blvd. Ribbon from stash; Tools: Perfect Layers Mini and Perfect Cutting Mat.

Instructions:

1) Die cut the tag and stamp the image. Adhere the dark blue card stock behind it and then cut 1/16th inch border using the Perfect Layer Mini tool. This tool is Awesome and makes it so easy to have a perfect matt all around.

2) Color the Chick using Crimson Red, Bubble Gum, Summer Sun using the brush tip and infusion time of 5 seconds. Color in the beak and eyes using Seville Orange and Sky Blue using the brush tip and infusion time of 2 seconds.

3) Color the gift ribbon with Crimson Red using brush tip and infusion time of 3 seconds.
Color the gift box using Seville Orange, Summer Sun, Spring Meadow and Sky Blue using the brush tip and infusion time of 2 seconds.

4) Die cut the trim using gold foil. Die cut the word Happy 3 times, once using blue and twice using white cardstock. Stack them together keeping the blue at the top.

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5) Take a strip of white card stock and color it using Seville Orange  so it matches the colors in the image. Adhere it behind the blue patterned paper and again using the Perfect Layers Mini tool, trim at 1/16th inch. Assemble everything together as the card.

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The Perfect Cutting Mat works so well with the Perfect layers Mini giving a uniform finish to the tag.

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We hope Isha has inspired you with the happy card, for more inspiration hop on over to the Perfect Paper Crafting Blog here

http://blog.perfectpapercrafting.com/chameleon-pens…romotion-day-3/ ‎

 

Perfect Paper Crafting Blog Hop Day 2

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Ilina is hopping today with Perfect Paper Crafting Perfect Layers Mini and the Perfect Cutting Mat, with more inspiration over on the Perfect Paper Crafting Blog here

http://blog.perfectpapercrafting.com/chameleon-pen-…romotion-day-2/

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Materials used: Chameleon Pens Deluxe Set (BR2) Hot cocoa, (NU1) Bisque, (BL3) Sky Blue, (BR5) Bark, (CG8) Cool Gray, (PR4) Purple Grape, (OL3) Olive Green, (PK3) Bubble Gum and Colorless Blender. Perfect Papercrafting Perfect Layers Mini and cutting mat, Lili of the Valley Never too old for a hug stamp, Neenah classic crest smooth solar white card stock, Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad, Papertrey ink Plum Pudding and Spring Moss card stock, Stampin’ Up! Soft Sky card stock, Papertrey ink Plum Pudding ribbon and vintage buttons, Stampin’ Up! White bakery twine, Studio Calico Darling Dear patterned paper pad, hobby knife.

You can download full step by step colour instructions for Ilina’s project by clicking the link below.

Chameleon Pens blog hop with Perfect Paper Crafting instructions

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Don’t forget to hop on over to the Perfect Paper Crafting blog to see more fabulous inspiration here

http://blog.perfectpapercrafting.com/chameleon-pen-…romotion-day-2/