Wednesday, February 25, 2015

For the Love of Kittens

Hi folks! Just check out these super duper cute kittens. I will take one of each please! Mary-Ann here with another card for you today. Starting with an A2 card base of the shimmery pink, I added two other papers slightly smaller to the front of the card.
 

I cut the white shimmer cardstock to a 3 1/4 x 4 1/2.  Setting the card aside and using only the white paper at this point, I masked the dog and balloon stamp so that I would only utilize the balloon.  I stamped gray ink and used silver embossing powder and set with a heat gun.  


Sorry for the bad picture!  After embossing, I colored my balloons randomly with a touch of Faber Castle Gelatos.  I used a blender pen to color these it to get the watercolored effect. The pink and red turned out to be too stark so once they dried, I reapplied white to the top to lighten the underneath colors a bit.



Once it dried, I backed it with foam and added it to the front of the card. I added my paper layering to the center of the card backed with foam again.  Colored and fussy cut my kittens, added a heart to the tush of one and I was done!  I did color these cute creatures with colored pencils.

I hope you have enjoyed this card and I will see you again really soon.
 
Supplies:
Paper: The Rubber Cafe'- Creative Cafe' Kit for Feb; Love, the Most Wonderful Feeling featuring Doodlebugs' Love Bugs 6x6 Paper Pad
Ink: Memento gray, Silver Embossing Powder
Adhesives: The Rubber Cafe'- Scrap Happy Glue, Foam Tape
Embellishments: The Rubber Cafe' - Heart Gems found in the kit
Tools: Heat Gun, Colored pencils, Gelatos

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