It’s Wednesday, and this week, I used Wade – 132 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the main image and Summer’s Day Saying – L031 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) for the sentiment. Wade couldn’t wait to go the beach. He’s enjoying the waves and the beautiful beach and sunshine. It will be wonderful when we can all join him with our friends and families too!
To make my card this week, I started off with a white card base of 6″ x 6″. I cut out another piece of paper using Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock the same size as the base card. Then I ran it through my Cuttlebug using Stampin’ Up – Sizzix Big Shot – Seaside. I loved the wavy pattern it created. Next, I used multiple Tim Holtz shades of blue to create the water effect. All colours are listed below.
I used my Cuttlebug and Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set to die cut Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and white cardstock for my image and sentiment. I stamped the sentiment and image onto the die cuts and then coloured in the main image with Copic markers. The background was coloured in using a variety of Copic Refill inks, Colorless Blender and a Q-Tip. For the water, I wisped several colours back and forth and then added some Copic Colorless Blender and wisped the colours one last time. Once everything was completed, ran the image through my Xyron Creative Station so that it would lay completely flat on the blue cardstock I mounted it onto. I cut a thin border all away around the image and inked around the edges of the sentiment with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Brushed Corduroy. Then popped the image and the sentiment using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape onto the base card. I added in a some sea shells from Dress It Up – Beach Collection and Craftin’ Desert Divas – Seashells Sequence. I just removed the button portion and then used glue dots to attach to the card.
Stamp: Wade – S132 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)
Sentiment: Summer’s Day Saying – L031 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)
Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean, Tumbled Glass, Mermaid Lagoon, Broken China, Evergreen Bough and Brushed Corduroy
Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Blue carstock
Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214)
Embossing Folder: Stampin’ Up – Sizzix Big Shot – Seaside
Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Xyron Creative Station, Dress It Up – Beach Collection – #452, Craftin’ Desert Divas – Seashells Sequence
Image coloured with Copic Markers:
Dragon: G85, G82, G21, G20, YR15, YR12, YR02, V17, V15, V12
Swim Trunks: C10, C8, C1, Y15, Y08, Y06, R39, R37, R35
Floaties and Fins: B29, B26, B16
Rubber Ducky Tube: Y38, Y19, Y08, YR18, YR15, YR12, BG18, BG13, BG11, BG07, BG05, BG02
Water: BG72, BG70, BG13, BG10, B93, B91, B52, B41, B000, , B0000, C3
Used Copic Refills and Q-Tip to Create Background:
Sand: E30, E31, Colorless Blender
Sky: B0000, B000, Colorless Blender
Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!
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