Tuesday, May 5, 2020


 For the year of 2020 I bought a new kind of daily coloring calendar, I was going to wait to use them and then I thought why?  This one is Johanna Basford, the papers in her set seem to be a bit thicker than the others I have bought. They are a bit wider and longer too, practically 4 1/2 x 4 1/4.

I colored this first one with pencils and the second with markers, just to see which I think I like better.

Johanna Basford - coloring calendar image, colored w/pencils
s.e.i. - bright blossoms paper
Spellbinders - Lacey squares and Labels 29 dies
Fiskars - Essential sayings stamp set

Johanna Basford - coloring calendar image, colored w/markers
Wink of stella clear glitter pen
Fiskars - Essential sayings stamp
Scraps of paper

I think I liked the coloring of the both, I heard a tip somewhere I wish I would have written it down that said to use paper under the piece you are coloring that it helps pull the marker through or something like that, anyway I tried that on this one and it seemed to work ok, but like I said this paper is a little thicker than the other daily coloring calendars I have bought so it could be that too.

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop in today,



Esther Asbury said...

Both are lovely - you sure make good use of your coloring calendars!!

Diane said...

Super fun colored images Connie.

Hugs Diane

Leslie Miller said...

Wow, these are fabulous images! I love both of them. The first is super cute with the butterfly background paper and the coloring looks great on both!

aussie aNNie said...

BEAUTIFUL. Love these kinds of lush florals and coloured beautifully.x

Beth Norman-Roberts said...

Connie, both of these calendar pages are coloured up beautifully. For the past three years I've been looking for a calendar like this and just never found one, so this year I have a desk day by day from Mary Englebreit.

What a delightful card these make.

Donna Phelan said...

The florals are gorgeous, I love how you have colored them! Spring!!!

Louca por porcelana said...

How happy and lovely!Hugs!

Lowcarb team member said...

I think they are both lovely, and beautiful colours.

All the best Jan

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

I really love the style of the drawings on your calendar pages! These are both really great cards!

Debbie said...

if we have learned anything form this pandemic it should be, "never wait on anything, you just never know what tomorrow brings"!!!

both of these a really pretty!! and yes, at our age, we have to write everything down!!

Janice said...

I’ve not heard of a colouring calendar before, such a great idea. They are really pretty florals, I love how you used the
die to cut the first one!