Thursday, June 6, 2019

Seize the Birthday #167 - No Topping

Hello everyone!

Hope you're having a great week so far! 
Today I have a birthday card to share with you. It's Seize the Birthday Thursday today :)! We have no Toppings option for next fortnight. You may enter any birthday themed projects into our gallery! 

I've made a one layer card using a cute critter stamp set by Penny Black. It is called Be Happy(30-583) and includes five cute critters with pretty plants on their back :)! I also used a floral stamp from Flower Fantasy set (30-565) by Penny Black to give the giraffe something cheery. 

I started off by stamping the giraffe and the floral branch on a white panel in orange and pink archival ink respectively. I then masked the border of the panel and the giraffe to ink blend in the background.
I used Cracked Pistachio, Twisted Citron, Salty Ocean and Worn Lipstick DOX. I splattered clear water on the panel and dab it off. I also added white splatters.

After removing the masks I started coloring the images using Copic Markers. At that point I thought the orange outline of the giraffe is too light, so I drew the outline using a brown fine liner. I added some accents using a white gel pen and gold heat embossed the sentiment from Special Sentiments set (30-574) by Penny Black.

That's it from my side.

Please hop over to Seize the Birthday blog to get some more inspiration from my team mates and our surprise party guest Linda from Lin's Craft Corner.

I'd love to see your creations in the gallery!
Have a crafty day!


Cath Wilson said...

Gorgeous ink blending TaeEun - beautifully designed card, perfectly coloured and positioned.
Cath x

Lindsey said...

This is one amazing one layer card! Such a fun, whimsical scene, and the background ink blending is perfect! Love this!

JoAnn said...

Great one layer card. Love the background for the cute image.

Pat said...

I love this cute PB giraffe TaeEun and the pretty fresh colours you have used are perfect with this design. x

Barbara said...

It may be one layer, but there is so much great stuff going on. Love the blending and the different giraffe. Such a fun card.

ElizStewart said...

TaeEun... this is such a fabulous, dreamy birthday it!

Jill said...

This is so dreamy and whimsical! I love your combination of stamp sets here and your coloring technique for the giraffe. You've amazed me yet again!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Just lovely - your sponging and coloring are fabulous

Ashwini Rao said...

Such a sweet card - it brought a smile to my face as soon as I saw it! Love that cute giraffe, and the background is just so lovely! Really love it!

Cathy said...

Fabulous one layer card, love the inky background and boy do you have a steady hand to outline the giraffe! Such a fun whimsical image, Cathy x

Nancy said...

This is such a fun and whimsical card Tae Eun! I love your coloring technique for the giraffe and florals. You've impressed me once again!!

Nora Noll said...

This is breathtaking!! I LOVE your coloring and that image is so FUN!!