Wednesday 9 August 2017

#Birthday Selfie | ft. Clearly Besotted "Once Upon a Time"

Hi everyone, thank you for stopping by. I hope you are having a great day.

Today's card could be used for either a boy or a girl, depending on what their interests are. When it comes to cards for kids, I prefer to do things that could be used for either. Don't get me wrong, I certainly fall into the stereotypical colour patterns and themes, but when the opportunity comes up to make a card that can go either way, I try to take it and I usually have an extra couple in the stash.

To begin, I stamped the three little pigs (and wolf) image from Clearly Besotted's "Once Upon a Time" using Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Copic-friendly cardstock. I then masked them off and used Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean Distress ink to create a sky; Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn Distress ink to create the ground.

I then removed the mask and coloured the images in with Copic markers. I then trimmed that piece down so it would fit into my make-shift Polaroid frame. I cut a piece of acetate down so that it would look as though it were an actual photograph.

I used the "Happy Birthday" from Clearly Besotted's "Wild Thing" stamp set, also in Tuxedo Black ink to create the greeting.

I then mounted the 'picture' on a piece of Kraft cardstock and added some washi tape to make it look as though someone had hung it up. Finally, I adhered the entire piece to a standard A2 sized card base.

I hope you like today's card and are inspired to create something of your own. If you haven't all ready, please follow me over on the right side bar. If you are viewing this via mobile device, scroll to the bottom and click "View web version" first. You can also follow me over on Facebook. Toss me a line in the comments section below and let me know what you think.

This card is for:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

1 comment:

  1. Gorgeous card Trina :-) the little pigs are adorable and I love the simple Kraft background and washi tape, the whole design is very cute :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x


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