Saturday, July 25, 2015

Garden Gnome Card

Hi everyone :-D

Today I want to share a card I made this week. 
A colleague from work asked me if I can make a card for her mother's birthday. She loves and collects garden gnomes, so a card with a gnome was a perfect choice. Both, my colleague and her mother, loved it! :-D

Here it is, a Garden Gnome Card.


Making this card, I was inspired with stunning work by Alice Wertz of Alice's Little Wonderland

Alice is very talented and creative lady. I like her style a lot! I love her CAS designs, layouts, coloring, usage of scraps, design papers, Washi tapes and embellishments! Couple of weeks ago I contacted her and asked if I can CASE her cards. She accepted my request immediately, so there will be some CASE-ing of her work in the future. Thank you Alice!! :-D 

Stop by Alice's blog, Alice's Little Wonderland, and see her AMAZING work! Candies for eyes and heart! :-D 

Details about my card...

First I stamped cute gnome from Paper Smooches 'Forest Whimsy' stamp set on a white cardstock paper, colored him with colored pencils and blended colors using paper stumps and baby oil. After drying, I fussy cut him and colored edges with black pen. I added dimensional foam behind gnome and placed him on a white cardstock panel. 

I glued a stripe of designer paper on a white card base, added dimensional foams behind the white panel and glued it also on the card base. At the end I decorated card with Washi tapes and Enamel Stickers, all from Create a Smile.

Card dimensions are 107 mm x 139 mm (4 1/4" x 5 1/2").

List of supplies:
   
  • Ranger's Archival Ink (Jet Black) 
  • colored pencils (skin color, ping, yellow, orange, red, dark blue, brown, light grey) 
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen M (medium) 1.0 mm
  • UHU universal glue
  • dimensional double sided adhesive foam  
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm) 
  • scoring board
  • trimmer 
  • scissors
  • tweezers 
  • paper stump no. #1
  • paper stump no. #2
  • paper stump no. #3 
  • paper stump no. #4
  • Johnson's Baby Oil with Aloe Vera



I am entering my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challenge badge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is direct link to blog or challenge home page. 

1) Create a Smile July projects 
This is my 2nd entry to this month. I used paper, Washi tapes and Enamel stickers. 
http://createasmilestamps.blogspot.de/

2) Paper Smooches SPARKS, July 19-25 Anything Goes (wk3) challenge
http://papersmoochessparks.blogspot.com/


Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :-D


Crafty Milka

6 comments:

  1. This is so wonderful and sweet, i love it.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  2. This is CAS and adorable, Milka! Great CASEing and awesome use of Washi tape!! This reminds me of the gnome card you sent me this year!! I hope you are doing well! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. awww... this is so cute! love your use of washi and the colors! such a happy card! thanks so much for the shoutout, Milka! I am so happy to be able to inspire you and love what you have made!! You are amazing and thanks so much for making my day! =)

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    1. :-D Thank you Alice. I am so sooooo glad you like it! :-D hugs

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