Hello there! We are hit with the next heat wave and the last few days have not been fun, but it could be worse so no complaints here! 😉 And I managed to squeak out a summery birthday card today.
First, the flamingo was die cut three times from scraps of X-press It paper to be stacked for dimension. One of them was coloured with Copic Sketch markers R20, RV21, RV23, RV25 and black 100.
A rectangle panel was die cut next from Whisper White cardstock, then Cool Caribbean dye ink (retired) was sponged through a Leafy Frame stencil. Heat embossed the sentiment with Versafine black ink and clear embossing powder.
For some sparkle, spritz it with a DIY shimmer spray. Mounted the panel with foam tape onto a white top folding card base and added three white sequins to finish.
Hello there. I have a summer birthday card using another image I coloured with Copics on day 17 of the Daily Marker coloring challenge last month.
I don’t have the matching die yet, so the penguin was fussy cut out. Twisted Citron, Peacock Feathers and Salty Ocean Distress Oxide inks were blended through a Leafy Frame stencil on mixed media paper. It was then spritz with water and die cut out with a Stitched Rectangle.
‘Cheers’ was die cut out from scraps of white cardstock three times and stacked. It was adhered to black cardstock then fussy cut around to give it a shadow. Finally, ‘let’s celebrate’ was white heat embossed on a black strip. The panel was mounted with foam tape on a white top folding card base and Crystal Glazefinished off the card.
Hello! It’s still July 1st here, so happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! Last month was the Daily Marker coloring challenge and on day 21, I colored a couple of bears from the Beary Special Birthday set. And today I turned them into cards. I am sharing one of them now and the other one later in the week.
Since the bear was already colored with Copics and die cut out with the matching die, this was pretty straight forward once I figured out what challenges I wanted to participate in. First, I die cut a stitched rectangle from Whisper White cardstock. Black heat embossed the sentiment from the same set.
Next, I die cut a rectangle frame from Kraft paper using the two smallest rectangle dies. Took the larger of the two dies and die cut a white rectangle. Sponged Cool Caribbean ink (retired) on the bottom half, then arranged and stacked them all together. Adhered the panel to a white top folding card base, then mounted the framed image with mounting tape for a little dimension to finish.
Hi there! Just poppin’ in quickly to share a simple birthday card. I just got the matching die for my Watching the World Bloom stamp set today and wanted to put it to use right away. It is a dream not to have to fussy cut the wreath out like I did last time. 😉
Started by stamping the wreath with Memento black ink onto a scrap of Neenah cardstock and coloured it in rainbow colours with Copics. Die cut it out with my new die then heat embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder on a black strip.
Next embossed the background with a wood embossing folder from Whisper White cardstock. Adhered the wood piece flat to a white top folding card base. Mounted the wreath and sentiment with foam tape, then added clear shimmer to finish.
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!