Caring Lion

Hi there.  I have a sweet little card to share and I ain’t lion. 😂   Ok, ok, I hear the groaning and grumbling, but I had to do it. 😂  And now onto my card.

Stamped the lion with Intense Black ink and coloured with Copics.  Masked him and the ground area, then blended Twisted Citron and Cracked Pistachio distress inks for the background.  Next die cut with a Zig Zag Stitched Rectangle.  To add dimension and still keep it CAS, used the matching die to die cut him along with three more from scraps to stack them.

 

Adhered the stitched panel to a white top folding card base, stamped big with Deep Iris ink, then inlaid the stacked diecut lion back.  Next die cut hugs from white cardstock and white fun foam to stack them for dimension again.  Ombré blended Wilted Violet distress ink with a mini blending tool.

A white gel pen was used to give the heart highlights.  To finish, added clear shimmer to the heart and hugs sentiment and a few Crystal clear sequins.

 

 

 

I am playing in the following challenges:
Sugar Pea Designs – Mix It Up #29
Addicted to Stamps and More – #234 Clean and Simple
AAA CardsGame #86 DIecuts
Happy Little Stampers – March CAS Die Cuts
Tuesday ThrowdownTT335 Add Dimension
Shopping Our Stash – SOS295 Forest Friends

 

 

 

 

9 thoughts on “Caring Lion

  1. what an incredibly lovely CAS card, every single detail is perfectly thought out and of course your coloring is spectacular! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (forest friends!) STASH with us this week!!!

  2. Not sure what I like most here, the CAS style, the colors or that cute image. Great card and so happy you joined in at the Tuesday Throwdown challenge this week. Look forward to seeing more in the future.

  3. Clever and creative take on the inspiration! Love this special lion! Thanks for joining us at SugarPea Designs!

  4. Haha!! you cracked me up with your fun intro and your sweet lion is adorable.
    Never seen a lion with a purple mane, I ain’t lion either, (LOL!! I couldn’t help it either ;)) but your little guy is simply adorable.
    Fabulous colors and layout, love the Ombre sentiment, just fabulous.
    Thank you for playing along with SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope you join us again next time.
    Hugs,
    Maria Rodriguez.DT

  5. Love it! All that ombre is so effective on this bright CAS card… ain’t lion! Great dimension trick, and also great shading! Thank you for sharing with SOS this week!

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