Sometimes when I’m working on a craft project, I like to listen to “books on tape”…well audio books that I find online from the library. Last night, I wanted to listen to the end of a great mystery that was intriguing me. So I stamped the “grin” image four times, picked out a few Copic Sketch colors, listened and colored.
I know it sounds kind of “cheater” to do the “audio book” thing but when I read a real book before I go to bed…I just fall asleep…and never get anywhere. So listening while I create is perfect.
I was inspired by this week’s sketch at Card Positioning System. Here is the sketch:
Since I spent a while coloring four stamped images…I decided to make a set of cards.
Each stamped and colored image was die cut with an oval and then layered onto an Aqua scalloped oval, a criss-cross of ribbon, a patterned paper mat and the white cardstock card base. Easy, fun and funky.
Here are the finished cards one-by-one:
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Papers Neenah Classic Linen 80# Solar White, Basis 80# Aqua (CutCardStock.com)
Tools S4-111 Classic Scalloped Ovals LG, S4-138 Petite Ovals LG, Wizard (Spellbinders Paper Arts)
Embellishments Stampology Grin stamp (Autumn Leaves); Sketch Markers–BV01 Viola, YR02 Light Orange, B01 Mint Blue, YG11 Mignonette, Y15 Cadmium Yellow (Copic)
Adhesives Pop Up and Mini Glue Dots (Glue Dots), PVA Glue (Lineco)
Other Stuff Corner rounder punch, Teal ribbon