KLM Digital Designs released some brand new stamps this month, and today I’m sharing Farmer Gnome (KLM Digital Designs)! He’s taking a break from his busy farm chores just to wish you an extra special birthday!
To put the card together, I printed out the main image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and the sentiment onto some white cardstock.
I die cut another piece using the Copic paper with Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set and my Cuttlebug. I coloured in the main image with copics and then tested out my new Brother Scan’ Cut machine for the first time to cut around the image. I think I need a little more practice, as I still had to fussy cut a bit when it was done. LOL! But, it was still pretty cool to see the cutter in motion. I designed my own background and coloured in the haystack, sky and grass. Then, I popped up the coloured image with 3M VHB – 2 sided tape and placed it onto the background.
For the sentiment, I used Microsoft Word to layer “Herd it was your” on top of each other, as the original was too long for my card. After printing it out, I fussy cut around it and then ran it through my Xyron Create a Sticker and attached it to some black cardstock. I fussy cut a small border around that piece and then ran it also through the Xyron. I attached this to my coloured image.
Lastly, I attached the entire background to some blue cardstock cut at 5.5″ x 4.25″.
Stamp and Sentiment: Farmer Gnome (KLM Digital Designs)
Inks: HP Printer Greyscale
Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Blue and Black Cardstock
Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214)
Tools: 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Cuttlebug, Xyron Create a Sticker
Image coloured with Copic Markers:
Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21
Beard: W5, W4, W3, W1, W0, W00
Hat: E89, E87, E84
Boots: E29, E27, E25, E23
Rake: E29, E25, E23, C5, C3, C1
Overalls: B26, B23, B21, C7, C5, C3
Shirt: G24, G21, G20
Hay: E15, YR21, YR23, YR24, Y38, Y21, Y08, Y000
Grass: YG17, YG13, YG05, YG03
Sky: B01, B00, B000, B0000, Colorless Blender Re-Inker and a Q-Tip to blend
Hope you like it and have a great week!
You can find more cards to inspire you at KLM Designs, KLM Digital Design Team and KLM Digital Designs on the Facebook Fan page from the rest of our design team.
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