Today I'm sharing one of my favourite cards so far (ooo am I allowed to have favourites...lol) using one of the cutest rubber stamps ever. I have to say I have little weak spot for giraffes; I just think they're so sweet and elegant. The stamp is by Krista Heij-Barber, and it's deeply etched rubber mounted on cling cushion foam and it's available from the Whimsy Store.
The stamp is called 'Giraffe Baby Love' and I coloured it using my Copic pens, and added Colour Cloud ink for the sky. I hope you like it. x
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Here's What I DidFirst I die cut a scalloped white card blank using a large scalloped circle die. I stamped the image directly onto colouring cardstock and die cut it into a circle. The images was stamped again onto masking paper but I also drew a semi circle around their feet to represent the ground - I cut this all out. I covered up the giraffes and the ground, which would later be the grass area and added my sky using Colour Cloud ink and a cloud template. When everything was dry I removed the mask and coloured the scene in using Copic pens.
The completed picture was matted onto a die cut black and orange circle and added to the card blank using foam pads. To finish the card I added a little glitter to the flowers.
Here's What I Used
Rubber Stamp: Giraffe Baby Love
Other: Strong White Card, Orange Card, Black Card, Neenah Card, Large Scalloped Circle (Spellbinders), XXL Stitched Circle Dies (Crealies), Circle Dies (Tattered Lace), Copic Pens, Crystal Glitter, Foam Pads, Colour Cloud Ink (Cosmic Shimmer - Summer Sky), Cloud Template (MFT)
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x Janine x