If this isn’t just the cutest little guy, ever!!! I wouldn’t mind getting him from Santa 🙂 This card was made for a swap over at the Kit and Clowder Facebook group, and when I searched to find something about my partner, the one thing that stuck out was that she LOVES her little pug 🙂 So I took it from there, and was lucky enough to find this adorable little guy, from Just Inklined. I colored him up with my SN and Copic markers, then carefully added a holly pattern, with a small stamp, to the gift box. I layered everything up with white CS and mirror card (which was, as always, a joy to photograph), that I’d die cut a window into. The holly was cut with a Tim Holtz Sizzix die, and the sentiment was done with an unbranded die. I added a red bow and some silver baubles to finish this card off. I hope my swap partner likes it!!
I’d like to enter the following challenges with this card:
Allsorts Challenge Blog – Week 439 Christmas Creatures
2 Crafty Critter Crazies – #7 ATG with Critters
Incy Wincy Designs – Oct. 16 – Nov. 5; Dress Up (all dressed up like Santa!)
Crafty Hazelnut’s Christmas Challenge – #357 ATG with optional theme (I didn’t do the option) something with wings
Crafting By Designs – Get Ready for Christmas, October Edition
Sometimes, a girl just needs to go nuts with glitter. And this card is an example of one of those times for me 🙂 The image was a freebie at the Kit and Clowder Facebook group’s 15,000 member celebration, courtesy of the lovely sponsor LaLa Land 🙂 I colored Marci‘s skin and hair up with my SN markers, then decided to take a walk on the wild side and color her dress and bows, using a fine glue pen and loose glitter. It was a bit of a challenge, as I was trying to keep all the shading as it should be, especially on the teeny bows!! (Yes, there are 2 shades of green in those suckers) I fussy cut her out and decided to use this sketch, and technique challenge from The Sketchy Challenges, for the card layout.
The instructions are to use a mask or medium that you’ve never tried for the background…since I seem to always be trying new things, and was too broke to buy some new goodies to play with, I cracked the seal on my sticky embossing powder and used it on the background. When it was stamped and embossed, I was really surprised at how sticky it was!! I dumped glitter all over it, to create a sparkly background, to coordinate with the dress. I added a strip of white ribbon, that I adhered rhinestone letters spelling Party onto, then matted it on even more glitter CS! As it wasn’t quite glittery and glitzy enough (bahaha), I added a few sequins as a finishing touch!
I’d like to enter this into:
Mod Squad Challenge – The Heat is On!
The Sketchy Challenge – #126 using the sketch and technique shown above
Addicted to Stamps -#153 Stamp a Background
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge – ATG week #36/37