My older brother is a retired fireman. Today, I’m sharing this fun image and sentiment from KLM Digital Designs called Fireman Gnome that I made for his birthday.
To make the card, I first imported the image and sentiment into Microsoft Word. I sized both the image and sentiment to fit 5.5″ x 4.25″ and printed everything out onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using my HP Printer. I printed out a second image onto regular paper with just the fireman and then used my Brother Scan and Cut to cut around the image. The cut out image was used as a mask over top of the main image while I created the flames in the background. I used a variety of Tim Holtz inks listed below and the stencil from Honey Bee Stamps – Flames.
Once the background was completed, I coloured in the image with Copic markers. Then, I attached the image to the base using double-sided tape. My brother loved his card and I hope you do too!
Stamp and Sentiments: Fireman Gnome (KLM Digital Designs)
Inks: HP Printer Grayscale, Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Carved Pumpkin, Fired Brick, Fossilized Amber, Ripe Persimmon, Spiced Marmalade, Wild Honey
Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb.
Stencil: Flames – Honey Bee Stamps
Image coloured with Copic Markers:
Skin: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000
Beard: E49, E47, E45, E42
Axe: E49, E47, E44, E23, C7, C5, C3, C1
Hat and Oufit: R39, R37, R35, C2, Y19, Y17, Y15, Y11
Shadow: C3, C2, C1, C0
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.
Wow!!!!!!! So cool!!!!!! His beard is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome card design
Wow! Thank you so much Natasha!
Amazing job on this card. I saw it on FB and had to follow it over to see how you made the card. Love the flames background, but really, it could be used for anything in different colors. Great card and fantastic coloring.
Wow! Thank you so much Arlene! So glad you liked my card.