This card was inspired by the CASE the Designer challenge over at Happy Little Stampers. I used the same Tim Holtz stamp as Asa, but coloured mine to look like a robin, and kept the same layout of sentiment.
I also combined it with the Try a new technique challenge at AAA Cards. I embossed some text in my background and then covered it with watercolours. I'm not sure why some of the text went a bit blurry, maybe I had too much water on it? Don't know. Don't mind, I like how it turned out :)
- CRAFT #379 - embossing
- Penny Black and More September - add a sentiment
- Crafting When We Can #127 - Happy Birthday
I've also been cracking on with my friend's calendar for next year. I have to keep them CAS as it's a tight enough squeeze to get them in the holder so there's no option to add in any layers or raised embellishments.
January uses these Avery Elle fishies - covered them with my clear glitter pen and then added clear gloss and extra glitter to the bubbles and to their fins and the date too, so there's lots of sparkle on this! I thought the 'hello' sentiment went well to welcome a new year!
My friend usually goes on her hols in August, so that was the theme for the calendar page! My images are from MFT - I should have stamped my tree a tad more to the left as the cocktail is a bit lost in it. For my background, I chalked in some sand and some sea, and then added some chalked clouds.