Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Birthday Boy Card - Croatian Sentiment (Jane's Doodles DT Spotlight)

Hi everyone! :o)

Today is my turn to be on the spotlight over at Jane's Doodles and I made this CAS (clean and simple), Birthday Boy Card.

I made this card for my friend's son who will turn 6 this week. A sentiment is in Croatian and says 'Happy Birthday'.

To make this card, I used stamps from two adorable Jane's Doodles stamp sets. Super fun and cute boy is from a 'Double Touble' stamp set. For the sentiment I used letters from 'ABC's' stamp set.

First I stamped the boy and sentiment on a white side folded card base and colored the boy with black permanent pen. Then I stamped another boy on a watercolor paper and colored him in watercolor technique using Distress Inks. After drying, I fussy cut the boy, colored edges with black marker and glued him over the 'black' boy on the card base (paper piecing/layering). Lastly, drew a frame line with fine tip marker and finished the letter Đ (added dash on the letter D) and my card was finished. :o)

Card dimensions: 140 mm x 92 mm (5 1/2" x 3 3/4")

List of supplies:
    • Jane's Doodles 'ABC's' stamp set
    • Jane's Doodles 'Double Trouble' stamp set
    • white cardstock paper (card base)
    • watercolor paper (image)
    • Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black)
    • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks:
      • Mustard Seed
      • Tea Dye
      • Faded Jeans
      • Iced Spruce
    • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen S (superfine) 0.4 mm
    • Stabilo Black marker, 68/46
    • UHU universal glue
    • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
    • bone folder
    • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
    • scissors
    • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. #0
    • water
    • paper towels

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

    1) Addicted to Stamps and More, Challenge #251 - Anything Goes
    This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

    2) Happy Little Stampers, Watercolour Challenge, July 2017, Anything Goes
    This is my 4th entry to this challenge.

    Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)



    1. This is such a cute card for a child, Milka. Thanks for sharing it with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.

    2. Fun and cute card, Milka! Love the image and the handmade lines!
      Thanks for your kind comment on my loss, you are a sweet friend! Thanks for the birthday card you have sent me, too!!
      Big hugs

    3. Great colouring! Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!



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