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This month, Sandy's making things personal. She's turned one of the new Birdie Brown Snow Buddies into a darling little Sandy, complete with her two best furry friends!

Hello coloristas! It’s Sandy Allnock, back with some fun coloring — a card with a self-portrait of sorts with me and my pups!

The cute Snow Buddies set has two pups, both of whom could have had my furbabies for models! Vienna, sitting up straight like a little lady, Giallo, ever the boy, rolling in snow. What fun! And the little girls in the set — one has a hat just like one of mine!

You don’t believe I have that hat or would wear it in public? Hmmm. Well, a few weeks ago I went out to paint with some friends, and it was a BRRRRR cold 34 degrees! Me, oh my! I only started getting serious about painting outside this spring, so I’m not exactly prepared. I tried looking for my other winter gloves and hats, but…I could only find this one, so that’s what I took. LOL!

But I look just like the little girl in the stamp set!

Okay, enough of that silliness — let’s get to making a card, shall we?


I used a lot of Copic colors! I did try to balance it out a bit though, the snowman wore the same colors as Giallo and Vienna, plus some yellow. Because, well, what card of mine has no yellow?

I used both a white colored pencil AND a white pen — and don’t the two of them make a fine pair? You get a lighter white and a brighter white, adding a lot of depth to your card.

I’m still in frantic card-making mode. I send out about 250 cards a year and I am soooo behind! How are you doing? Let’s cheer each other on as we march through November...time’s a-tickin’! :)

One last thing — let me be the first to wish you a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I’ll see you here again in December :)


How often do you color on card stocks other than white? It's a fun experiment and until you try, you'll never know what cool new effects you can achieve. Why not give it a shot this weekend with your favorite MFT images, then tag us by using #mftstamps when you upload so we can check out what you've done!


The card is cute… the hat is so fun! Love watching you color… will have to try colored cardstock.

Penny Klie November 12, 2019

What fun! As always, you manage to pack as much coloring info as fun comments about you and your pups. Keep it up – we’ll all get inspired to have fun with you. Thanks for the pix of you in your crazy hat.

GiniK November 09, 2019

This card is so cute!!! You are very talented!!!! I wish I could color like you!!😮😁😍

DeNel November 09, 2019

Sandy, you’re a hoot! and amazingly talented!! Superb card — super sweet

TK Watson November 08, 2019

Your cards are so fun…& watching your videos bring them to life and your results are what we all want!!

Margot Ferrera November 08, 2019
Very beautiful card Sandy. Love to watch your videos can’t wait for the next one.
Lillian Friday November 08, 2019

This card is adorable. I love that you personalized it for you and your pups.

Chris S. November 08, 2019

LOVE the card!!! Great video – thank you so much for sharing. Plan to give coloring on colored cardstock a try this weekend.

Susan B November 08, 2019

I have Neehan Dessert storm and just need to get brave and try coloring with Copics on it. I watch my ink so I know it will take more to blend and I’m cheap 😂🤣🤣

Maureen Hayes November 08, 2019

Enjoyed watching you creating this adorable Winter scene with these cute stamps. You really know how to create the snow effect. Love this card!!!

Vicki Kroll November 08, 2019

This is such a beautiful card; what a great snowy scene! I always love to see Sandy’s work. :) Congratulations to the winners!!

Terrie D. November 08, 2019

Gosh, that is so different (the color scheme) and cool. I really love it!!!!!!!

Sharon Gullikson November 08, 2019

Such a great card! Wonderful scene, fabulous colors!

Heidi Rees November 08, 2019

Beautiful card, love the colors and love your hat, you look so cute!

Melissa Friedrich November 08, 2019

Amazing video….could watch you color for hours. Really, really special and beautiful.

Jan D., FL November 08, 2019

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