AAA Birthday – Game #19 – For a Child

I’m back for this month challenge over at AAA Birthday after having a crazy last month…family matters have to take precedence but after a number of weeks out of my craft room I have realised how much making cards and crafting fills my almost empty reservoir up! This month I went all girly with my DT card. Pop on over to the AAA Birthday blog and see all the neat inspiration our design team has come up with and we especially welcome Karthika as our Guest Designer this month.

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Totally Tropical

I made this card to enter into the current Seize the Birthday challenge – Totally Tropical . This Avery Elle stamp set is my go to when I want a tropical theme.

products used

  • Avery Elle Tweet Tweet
  • My Favorite ThingsStitched Heart Stax
  • Lia Griffiths – Frosted Tissue
  • Distress Oxides – Salty Ocean, Tumble Glass, Abandoned Coral, Twisted Citron
  • Copics (see colours below)

Images

  • Stamp images on your preferred alcohol marker cardstock, colour and cut out. I used my Brother Scan N Cut. Colours used as follows:
imageCopic colours
ToucanY35/YR02, G14/BG15, BG02/05/07
Orange BirdY35, YR02, BV04
UmbrellaE11/E23, G02/G14/G16

Background

  • Top Layer
    • Cut out hearts using die (this die set puts stitched lines around hearts but that wasn’t the part I used on this card – I’ll put those aside for another card)
    • Ink blend with Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean
  • Card Base
    • Ink blend distress oxide inks Abandoned Coral and Twisted Citron over background.
    • Adhere three colours of fringed frosted tissue to base to fill large heart shape.
  • Adhere top layer to card base.
  • Sentiments
    • Line up sentiments in cut out of two smaller hearts and stamp with black ink.

Finishing

  • Adhere all images using dimensional adhesive foam tape.
  • Adhere crystal embellishments.

Thanks for stopping by and have a good day.

Handmade by Pip


Whee….we’re free

I made this card to enter into two challenges – Case this Sketch (I turned the sketch on its side) and Time Out Challenges. I love the Stacey Yacula stamp sets produced by My Favorite Things.

products used

  • Derwent Inktense Pencils (see colours below)
  • My Favorite Things Stacey Yacula Sky High
  • Altenew Circled Sentiments
  • Altenew Ink Razzleberry
  • Blue Cardstock
  • Distress Oxide Salty Ocean
  • Memory Box Stitched Rectangles
  • Heidi Swapp Washi Tape
  • Foil Washi Tape

Images

  • Stamp images on your preferred watercolour cardstock, colour using Derwent Inktense Pencils and cut out. I used my Brother Scan N Cut. Colours used as follows:
imageInktense colours
PlaneFelt Green
FoxWillow/Baked Earth
HedgehogBaked Earth
FlagFuschia
CloudsIndian Ink
BirdIris Blue/Baked Earth

Background

  • Cut rectangle out of blue cardstock with stitched die.
  • Sponge Distress Oxide Salty Ocean around edges.
  • Adhere to cardbase.

Sentiment

  • Stamp circle sentiment onto white cardstock with Altenew Razzleberry ink
  • Cut out with a circle die. I used a larger die so it had a border around it.

Finishing

  • Adhere all images using dimensional adhesive foam tape.
  • I added the dotted washi tape to white cardstock and cut into two strips. I wanted to add some extra green into scene so I added a strip of green foil tape to background first.

Thanks for stopping by and have a good day.

Handmade by Pip