Happy Monday! I was coloring the images with Copics from this new NBUS set yesterday when several challenges popped into mind, resulting in this easy summer card.
Took a Bristol stitched rectangle panel from my stash and stamped the penguin and palm tree with Archival black ink. Watercolored the tropical scene with Zig markers and a watercolor brush. Used a Soft Suede SU! marker to add texture to the sand and a white gel pen to add cresting waves in the water.
Die cut ‘enjoy’ from a scrap of Bristol paper twice and once from black. Ombré coloured one of the white pieces with Zigs, then stacked and offset. Mounted the panel to a white top folding card base and added clear shimmer to the die cut sentiment to finish.
And that was it. Thank you for visiting. Enjoy your day!
Man’s best friend was my inspiration. 😊 Started by die cutting an A2 size stitched rectangle panel from Kraft cardstock. Next stamped the puppy with Permanent Black ink on a scrap of X-Press It paper. Coloured with Copics then die cut out with the coordinating die.
I wanted to create a Christmas tree scene since he’s all tangled up in lights. To keep it CAS, I decided to faux dry emboss the “tree” in the background by die cutting a couple of pine branches (forgot brand) from Kraft cardstock and adhering them to the left-hand side. The sentiment was gold heat embossed on a black strip. Mounted the sentiment strip and the puppy with foam tape for a little dimension. To finish, added white liquid appliqué to the hat brim/pompom, and Crystal Glaze to the lights.
Our fabulous guest, Bobby from Bits and Pieces, and my team have made some wonderful masculine cards to inspire you. You can check them out HERE. Challenge ends next Sunday on June 24th. Hope to see you in the gallery. Thank you for visiting. Have a great day!
Hello there! Dropping in quickly to share a fun silly masculine card good for multiple occasions.
On a stitched rectangle panel die cut from Neenah cardstock, stamped the elephant with Memento black ink. Masked it and stamped the bee. Masked the bee and the ground, then ink blended Mustard Seed distress ink through a Warp Speed stencil with a Clarity brush.
Removed the stencil and ink blended more Mustard Seed ink around the image with a mini blending tool. For more definition to the ground line, blended what ink remained on the black mini blending tool. Removed masks and coloured with Copics. Black heat embossed the sentiment, thenadhered the panel to a black/white card base to finish.
Happy Saturday everyone! Ready for our next challenge at Less is More (LIM)? Our theme this fortnight is Friendship! Easy, right?… and the possibilities are endless. Bev, the owner and designer for Uniko, is joining us as both our guest and sponsor!
Yellow is associated with friendship, so I thought sunflowers would fit the bill. 😉 To start, a stitched rectangle panel was die cut from Neenah cardstock. Stamped the sunflower cluster with Memento black ink, and masking each image. Next blended Mowed Lawn distress ink in the corner with a mini blending tool. For subtle shading around the flowers, used a Clarity brush. Removed masks and coloured with Copics. Mounted the panel on a white top folding card base and adhered the white embossed black sentiment strip. Added clear shimmer and glossy accents to finish.
I didn’t intend on another floral card, but after enjoying the colouring process on this card, I wanted to do it again and get more pencil coloring practice in. So just like that other card, stamped the image on Toned Tan paper with VersaMark ink, coloured with Polychromos and Chameleon pencils, then heat embossed with white embossing powder. Die cut ‘Friend’ from the image and popped it up on black fun foam for the dimensional camouflage die cut technique. White heat embossed ‘happy birthday’ on a black strip. Finished with some clear shimmer on the flowers and a few clear sequins.
That’s it for me and now over to you! To see the beautiful creations Bev and my team have made to inspire you to play along, please click HERE. Can’t wait to see you in the gallery. Thank you for dropping by. Have a great day!
Hi there. Dropping in to share a super QCAS (Quick Clean and Simple) birthday card.
To start, a stitched rectanglewas die cut from Neenah cardstock. Stamped the banner followed by the bear with Memento black ink and then coloured with Copics.
Since the bear is running across with the banner in hand, motion marks were added with a grey marker to show movement. Mounted the panel to a white top folding landscape card base and clear shimmer was added to the flags to finish.