Tuesday, February 20, 2018

What's Up Dog?

Hello Everyone and Happy Tuesday!

Today I'm sharing a card from the Hot Air Balloon stamp set. I just couldn't resist the sentiment What's Up Dog? and had to use it along with the cute dog and hippo. 

I started my card by stamping the images on Neenah 80# cardstock and colored them with Copic markers. After coloring I cut them out with my Brother Scan n Cut using the direct cut feature which cut the images out on the black line. Then I traced around my images with a black marker to give it a finished look. 
Next I used some Strathmore Bristol Smooth cardstock to create my sky background. I used Brutus Monroe surface inks and began with Rock Candy, then Apricot, and Cabbage. I went over the colors a couple of times to blend the colors nicely together. 

Next I trimmed down my background with a rectangle die and adhered it to my card base. I also used a left over frame from a previous project and adhered that around my background using Brutus Monroe craft glue.
I popped my dog and hippo up on foam dimensionals and glued the rest of my images and sentiment flat to my card. 
 To finish my card I added Wink of Stella, Stickles, and Ballerina Bottle Cap sequins around my card.

That's my card for today, I love the way this came out and I hope you did too!
Ink blending with Brutus Monroe Surface Inks is easy, pretty, and permanent! Give it a try!

Copics Used:
Dog: spots and ears- C5,C7, C9  Face- C1, C3,0  Tongue: R11, R32
Hippo: W0, W1, W2, W4,  Ears and Tongue- R11, R32
Baskets-YR24, YR27, E99, E18
Small Balloon- BG0000, B01

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