sending love your way

Over on the Create a Smile website they are searching for a February guest designer.  They Guest Designer Callwill be selecting a designer on the 17th of this month and I thought I’d join in the fun!  This project uses one of their several adorable digital stamps that you can get free on their blog 🙂

To begin this project I downloaded Create a Smile’s kangaroo image.  The original digital file has him lighting a bottle rocket in celebration of the New Year.  I thought perhaps he’d want to send some valentine cards instead!  I printed out the kangaroo on Neenah solar white card stock and then colored him in using copic markers.

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For the background I taped off all four sides of my A2 panel and a hill layer.  Using three shades of blue ink and several different stamps created a ‘sky’ background out of a multitude of stamps. I removed the hill mask and stamped the ground in two shades of green and two shades of coral, also using a variety of different stamps.

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To create my scene I stamped the mailbox image from Lawn Fawn onto vellum and heat embossed it.  Using Ranger multi medium matte I adhered the mailbox onto the panel followed by the three cards the kangaroo is ‘delivering’ to the post.  Lastly, I put foam adhesive to the back of the kangaroo and added him to the card!

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I hope you enjoyed my card!

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