Playful Unicorns

 

 

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Stamp by: Kraftin Kimmie Stamps- Unicorn and Rainbows 

 

 

Hello Gals and Pals,

I have had the idea for this card running through my mind since I received my latest Krafty haul. I knew I wanted the unicorns bouncing on some fluffy white clouds, also Kraftin Kimmie challenge this week is to make a White card!

I knew that the card had to contain a little bit of rainbow colour, because of the lovely sentiment I wanted to use on the front…

I coloured the unicorns white by adding gray’s and blue-gray shadows to make them appear more white. I then coloured their manes to match the pattern paper. Lastly, I added gold gel pen to the hooves, the crown, and the horn.

My Niece is turning 4 this week and I hope the whimsy of this card will make her look at it for at least a minute while she is opening all her pretty packages.

Lots of Hugs!

~Patti

The question of the week: What is your favorite mythical creature? Mine will always be dragons but a close second would be a phoenix.

 

Shine Bright Like a Panda!

 

 

 

 

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Stamp Image: Panda Nerd by Some Odd Girl (www.someoddgirl.com) 

 

Hi, Gals and Pals!

Today I broke out my Doodlebug and Some Odd Girl’s “Panda Nerd”

I love this cute little panda, and I designed my card to be a little bit fun for my Uncle.

Moving into a new house, my Uncle is the best! he has helped me change multiple light bulbs and actually had to help me fix the lights so that I don’t have to run up and down the stairs all the time to turn a switch on. (The people who owned this house did not know how to install 2 way light switches properly!)

I coloured the little panda after watching the animal class on how to colour panda’s and decided to add glossy accents to the glasses to make them shiny. Then decided on a layout for my card. I found the light bulb pattern paper in the doodlebug pack, and thought that would make him laugh so had to add that on the card, I then wanted the little nerdy panda to be holding a light bulb, So I actually cut out the lightbulb after printing it with my Silhouette and carefully cut around his hands so he could be holding it. I felt that the lightbulb needed a lot of shine on it, so I added Spectrum Noir glitter pen and then topped it off with glossy accents for that fun 3d effect.

Afterward, I glued all the pattern paper together and added a little bit of an inlay effect for more interest. I then went searching for a sentiment, I knew it had to be a pun on bright but I didn’t have any sentiments that matched. After searching for half an hour I decided it was time to “Frankenstein” a few sentiments so that I could make it say You are so bright.

I hope this card helps brighten your day!

Lots of hugs!

~Patti

 

Question Time: Are you a nerd? I have always thought I am a nerd one way or another and it doesn’t even bother me now. I think it is great that “Nerd Culture” is in and is a way to express one’s self.

Morning Cuppa

 

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Angie by Kraftin Kimmie’s 

 

Hello Gals and Pals,

Today I made this card to participate in the challenge set forth by Kraftin Kimmie Stamps. The challenge was to use your Favourite colour!

I thought that would be an easy one. If you ask anyone they will say my favorite colour is purple… Nowadays though I feel like I have a spectrum of hues that change on a daily basis as my favorite colour.

At the end of the day, Purple/ Magenta (ok I am cheating a little by choosing two colours) is the colour I chose for my project.  I got to say that choosing pattern paper and cardstock to match was hard. When I went to find a cardstock to match the pattern paper, I had nothing… But that is ok I just took my Copic and coloured some express it paper to make an instant match! I love this for when I am struggling.

I coloured up Angie By Kraftin Kimmie Stamps as an Homage to my Nana. When my Nana greets us at the door you can usually find her in a fuzzy housecoat… I love this, because it makes her house feel like it has a more relaxed atmosphere.

The question of the week; What is your favorite colour? Maybe it isn’t an easy answer for you too!

Lots of Hugs,

~Patti

Ice, Ice, Bunny!

 

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Stamp Credit: Ice, Ice, Baby by Kraftin Kimmie Stamps

 

 

Hello, Gals and Pals!

Starting off the new year with a card made for my little nephew’s second birthday.
I had decided to try my hand at Watercolouring the cute little skating bunny from Kraftin Kimmie Stamps- Ice, Ice, Baby stamp set.

Using Zig real brush markers I watercoloured the bunny and his little outfit, I then sponged Tumbled Glass, and Mermaid lagoon distress inks to the background to give it a dusky glow. The bunny and ice rink were cut out and popped up with some foam tape to give the scene a little bit of dimension. I added a pop of colour by embossing trees onto scrap pieces of paper and gave it a less uniform look by cutting a thin border around the trees. Finally, I added a few sequin snowflakes, and a sentiment to the bottom of the card.

Gotta say I am not in love with the card, but one of the goals for me this year is to accept the flaws and move on. That is after I tried making the card 4 times on Friday… My mojo just wasn’t wanting to come out and play.

Little Tidbit: I am actually terrified of ice and in general I am not a fan of Winter period. I do like how pretty snow is on everything though so I accept it and wait out the winter for my favorite season Spring! what is your favorite season?

Please don’t mind my blogs pixie dust! I am working on my branding, and hope to have a blog that feels more like how I envision Patti Made a Thing.

Lots of hugs!

~Patti