Hello there! So after three weeks (gotta love the US-Canadian postal service 😝), my Mama Elephant order finally arrived and I couldn’t wait to ink up the Little Monkey Agenda stamp set to create this CAS birthday card.
To start, stamped the monkeys on X-press It paper with Memento black ink, coloured with Copics and die cut out with the coordinating dies. These little monkeys were a bit challenging to colour due to their small size, but I persevered. 😉 Next die cut the stitched rectangle panel with the trio of peek-a-boo windows from Whisper White cardstock. Black heat embossed the sentiment with clear glitter embossing powder.
For some colour behind the windows, ink blended Cracked Pistachio, Mermaid Lagoon and Blueorint Sketch distress oxide inks on a piece of Bristol smooth paper with a mini blending tool. Spritz with water and dabbed with a paper towel for a bit of texture. Adhered the monkeys, then mounted the panel with fun foam on a white top folding card vase for some dimension to finish.
These monkeys make me smile and I have other plans for them. 😂 Thank you for dropping in. Have a wonderful day!
Happy Monday everyone! So back to birthday cards as May is a busy birthday month. In fact, I have two friends with the same birthday today! I’m only sharing one of the cards now and the other on Saturday. 😉 My friend loves her cat, so I thought it was the perfect time to break out a NBUS set and make this CAS birthday card.
Took a wonky stitched rectangle panel die cut from Neenah cardstock and stamped the image with Memento black ink. Masked the image, then die cut a reverse oval mask from masking paper. Adhered the oval mask into place and ink blended Shaded Lilac distress ink with a mini blending tool. Removed the masks and coloured the image with Copics. Having destashed a lot of my coloured cardstock, the sentiment was white heat embossed on a white strip and coloured with Wilted Violet distress ink.
Mounted the panel with foam adhesive on a white top folding card base. Popped up the sentiment strip also with foam adhesive since it didn’t need to be mailed. Added sone clear sequins and clear shimmer to finish.
I’m meeting up with my friend for a birthday lunch, so I’m hoping she doesn’t see this post beforehand. 😉 Thank you for stopping by. Have a fabulous week!
Hello there. Spring has sprung here and with Mother’s Day fast approaching, I am sharing a floral Mother’s Day card I made for my MIL. Nothing says spring more than flowers, does it? Ok, maybe summer… 😂 Anyway, here’s my card.
Next stamped the flowers and and banner with Intense Black ink on a scrap of Neenah cardstock. Stamped ‘Mother’s Day’ on the banner. Coloured the images with Copics then fussy cut them out. Stamped ‘happy’ directly on the panel in black. Arranged and adhered the blooms and banner, then mounted the panel with foam adhesive to an A2 Pink Pirouette piece. Attached the pink piece to a white top folding card base and added clear shimmer to the flowers and clear raindrops to finish.
Hello there! So what’s up? How about this cute little Spring card to start off the week?
The bunny image is actually lying down, but I thought it would be fun to have him floating away holding onto bunches of balloons. To start, a stitched rectangle was die cut from Neenah cardstock. Using Memento black ink, stamped and masked the heart balloon without the string to create the balloon bundle.
Next die cut a reverse circle mask from masking paper and positioned it in the center of the panel. Stamped the bunny and bird then masked them. Took a cloud stencil and created the cloud background with Spun Sugar and Squeezed Lemonade distress inks and a mini blending tool.
Removed all masks and coloured images with Copics. Drew in the strings with a ruler and a black Copic multiliner. Added highlights to the balloons with a white gel pen. White heat embossed the sentiment on a black strip. Mounted the panel to a top folding card base and added clear shimmer to the balloons to finish.
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