Sunday, February 22, 2015

Birthday Circles Card

Hello everyone :-D  

Today I want to share with you a card I was working on yesterday and finished it today. It´s a Birthday Circles Card.


For my card layout I used an {heart} sketches sketch069 with a twist.
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/sketches-2/

According to the sketch, I drew circulars with compass on a white cardstock panel, outlined them with a superfine black permanent pen and erased compass pencil traces (I always wait a permanent pen dries for at least 10 minutes before erasing pencil traces). 
Then I colored circles with a permanent black pen (M) and Tim Holtz´s Distressed Ink Mustard Seed in watercoloring technique
I cut panel, stripe and rectangle (one behind the image) from a black cardstock paper scraps, glued everything together, covered black stripe and circles with thick layer of transparent glossy varnish and left everything to dry over the night.

I used From the Heart Stamps 'Flappy Birthday Birdbrain' digital stamp set, which includes super cute image and four bonus sentiments.

http://fromtheheartstamps.com/shop/birdbrain-chick/158-flappy-birthday-birdbrain.html

I printed bird with balloon and sentiment on a white cardsock paper, colored bird in watercoloring technique using only one color (Tim Holtz´s Distressed Ink Mustard Seed), water and brush, colored bird´s belly dots with black permanent pen, changed sentiment a bit with the black permanent pen and added transparent varnish to bird´s eyelids, beak, belly dots and on balloon to create glossy accents. 

At the end I embellished card with black faux enamel dots I made. I learned how to make faux enamel dots from video tutorial by ScrapTips on YouTube. First I made glue dots with a glue gun on a backing paper and colored them with permanent black pen. After drying, I glued them on card with universal glue.

Card dimensions are 98 mm x 143 mm (3 7/8" x 5 5/8").

List of supplies:
  • From the Heart Stamps 'Flappy Birthday Birdbrain'
  • white cardstock paper
  • black cardstock paper
  • Tim Holtz´s Distressed Ink (Mustard Seed)
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen S (superfine) 0.4 mm 
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen M (medium) 1.0 mm
  • Pritt universal glue
  • white water based glue
  • transparent varnish with extra gloss
  • transparent low temperature glue stick 
  • pencil 
  • eraser 
  • printer
  • scoring board
  • trimmer
  • scissors
  • compass 
  • crafting needle
  • Marabu fine paint brush no.1
  • Dremel 920 glue gun, low temperature 
  • baking paper
  • water 


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

1) From the Heart Stamps I {heart} card sketches w/a tWiSt #no.98 - Use any previous sketch 
I used sketch 069.
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/2015/02/16/i-heart-card-sketches-with-a-twist-no-98/
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/sketches-2/
 

2) Lawnscaping Challenges, Challenge no. 100 - Birthday Celebration!
http://lawnscaping.blogspot.com/2015/02/lawnscaping-challenge-birthday.html
http://lawnscaping.blogspot.com/

Happy 100th Challenge!!!

3) The Pink Elephant, Challenge TPE286 - Birthday
http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/2015/02/the-pink-elephant-challenge-tpe286.html
http://thepinkelephantchallenge.blogspot.com/

Happy Birthday Ella!!!
 

And for the end... 
This week my Rainbow Hearts Card was TOP 3 at Dream Valley Challenges. I am very honored a Design Team liked my card. :-D

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


Crafty Milka

8 comments:

  1. So adorable, thanks for playing with us at From The Heart Stamps this week.

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  2. A very bright and cheerful card with all those spots! Thanks for sharing at The Pink Elephant Challenge! Hope you join us again!

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  3. Love it !!

    Thanks for joining us @ From the Heart Stamps this week :-)

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  4. Super fun card! I love the black and yellow color combination! Thanks for playing the Lawnscaping Challenge!
    -Samantha

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  5. OMG.... this is one cool card!!!! LOVE... LOVE.. the black and yellow color combination and the glossy accents on the circles!! Fabulous card!!! Thanks for joining us this week at FTH.

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  6. Milka, you are so talented and your cards are the cutest! Come share and let everyone see your creations at Thursday Talented Things. Just visit my blog to link up, we would love to have you! (starts on Wednesday night at 8 pm MST)
    Hugs and smooches
    - All that's Jas

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  7. So fun! Love the addition of Glossy Accents!
    Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping Challenges :)

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  8. Love you card and I will definitely be casing. This will be great for some manly cards.

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