Archive | January 18, 2023

3 Stooges!


It’s Wednesday and today I’m sharing a birthday card using KLM Digital DesignThree Stooges Gnome from the new January release. This image also comes with 2 more sentiments, “Just relax and except the crazy” and “Make time for yourself”. I grew up watching “The 3 Stooges” and if these gnomes are anything like they were, you never know what’s going to happen. LOL!

Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock was used to create a 5.5″ x 5.5″ card base. I cut Echo Park – It’s Your Birthday (6″x6″ Double-Sided) designer paper to be the same size and adhered it to the base using double-sided tape. The image and sentiment were imported into Microsoft Word and printed out onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card. The printed image and Echo Park – It’s Your Birthday designer paper were both die cut using my Cuttlebug and Whimsy – Wavy Stitched Squares Die Set. I inked around the designer paper with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Black Soot and popped it onto the base using U-Line double-sided tape. Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Spiced Marmalade was applied around all of the outer edges of the card.  The main image was coloured in with the Copic markers listed below and then popped up onto the centre of the designer paper with U-Line double sided tape. The sentiments were fussy cut and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Spiced Marmalade was applied around the edges. I wanted the larger sentiment to stand out a little more, so I first ran it through my Xyron Create a Sticker and then adhered it to a scrap piece of Recollections – Black cardstock. I fussy cut around it again and then applied U-Line double-sided tape to both sentiments with double layers on portions of them and popped them up onto the card. Lastly, I used my Quickie Glue pen to trace around some of the spirals and dots on both designer papers and applied Martha Stewart Crafts Glitter – Crystal Fine to give it some sparkle.

Card Recipe:

Stamp and Sentiment:  Three Stooges Gnome – KLM Digital Designs

Inks: HP Printer Grayscale, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Black Soot, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Spiced Marmalade

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Echo Park – It’s Your Birthday (6″x6″ Double-Sided), Recollections – Black cardstock

Dies: Whimsy – Wavy Stitched Squares Die Set (WSD371)

Miscellaneous: U-Line double-sided tape, Cuttlebug, Xyron Create a Sticker, Martha Stewart Crafts Glitter – Crystal Fine

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000

Beards: E08, YR18, YR16, YR12

Jeans: B26, B23, B21

Shoes: C9, C7, C5

Shirts: BG72, BG54, BG32, BG11, V17, V15, V12, E89, E87, E84, E81

Belt: W9, W7, W5, E15, YR27, YR23, Y08

Shoes: C9, C7, C5, C3

Hats: R46, R14, R08

Rose: E15, Y19, Y17, Y08

Dandelion: Y15, G99, YG67, YG17, G21

Butterfly: Y15, B99, B66, B52, B14, UNI Posca Pen – Light Blue

Sky: B02, B01, B00, B000

Grass: G14, YG23, YG11

Hope you like it and have a great week!

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