Good Morning everyone.
Today is a card i made for my brothers birthday with an autumn theme as he has a September birthday and loves his wildlife. Ive teamed up a stamped squirrel with an inky background and lots of die cut leaves.
I first made my background by making a leaf mask - i printed a leaf silhouette out and cut out the inside with a craft knife - this left me with a leaf shape in the middle, using repositionable glue i stuck to a piece of white card and sprinkled on brushos & pixie powders in autumnal colours and left to dry completely. I then stamped lots of foliage using oxide inks in the background and then the toadstool and falling leaves & acorns using brown archival ink. Once totally dry i removed my mask. I then die cut into a XL oval, i created a white oval frame which i added over the top with foam tape and i die cut a 3rd oval, scored along the top edge, folded and glued this flap to the back of my card front - this became the back of my card.
I stamped the sentiment into place and a spider. I stamped my squirrel onto white card, coloured with inktense pencils and cut him out, i attached him onto the front with glue gel. I then got die cutting lots of little leaves from left over pieces of inked cardstock in co-ordinating colours. I then got arranging all the leaves. Glossy accents added to the acorns to finish. Not forgetting to add some shading under the squirrel to ground him & make sure he isn't floating in mid air.
Showing how it stands up, i just cut a little sliver off the bottom of the back panel, this gives it a stable base instead of turning into a rocker.
Creative stamping magazine freebie stamps - squirrel, spider, leaves
Hobbyart lino hare stamp set - foliage
Lavinia stamps - mini toadstool
Spellbinders little leaf die set
XL Oval dies
Brushos - lime, olive,
Derwent Inktense pencils
Thank you all for stopping by. I hope its a good week for you. Stay safe. Hugs Emmax
Id love to enter the following:
http://pixiescraftyworkshop.blogspot.com/2020/09/pixies-snippets-playground-challenge-386.html ---- all my die cut leaves are snippets