Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Use a die or a punch at Cardz 4 Guyz

This week at Cardz 4 Guyz we'd like to see your creation featuring a die cut or punched shape. And don't forget to keep it masculine!

For my card, I've used dies from the Docrafts Build a Scene Nautical set, cut with my Grand Calibur.

First of all, I sponged light blue ink all over a white card for the background. Then I cut the waves from blue card, the whale from grey and the spout from white, all from my snippets box. I sponged white ink around the edges of the waves to look as if they were breaking into foam at their tops.

To make the whale look a bit more "Whaley" I sponged a little darker grey ink over his back and tail and a touch of white on his belly.

To make the cloud, I computer generated the sentiment and then hand cut it as I didn't have a suitable die.

When it was all assembled, I added clear Wink of Stella to the spout and a tiny but to the waves, although this doesn't really show in the photo. Finally, as the blue sea showed through the whale's eye, I coloured it in with a black gel pen to make it stand out more - I think it gives him a cheeky expression - and sketched in a few gulls with an ultra fine black pen.



I'm playing along with
 
Addicted to Stamps and More - CAS  
Oooh La La Creations - Happy Birthday 
Addicted to CAS - Splash!
Pixie's Snippets Playground - weeks 181/182   
Suzy Bee's Blooming Challenge - Something blue 
Cuttlebug Mania - Sentimental Journey 
Creative Card Crew - CAS
Inkspirational - Word Prompt Wild
 
 
 


 

 

 

 

14 comments:

  1. Your card is beautifully done!! Love the soft colors!! Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La Creations!

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  2. Fun card Jane! I love the whale and waves.

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  3. Such a cute water scene with that adorable whale.

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  4. What a sweet card! Love those waves! So happy you could join us at ATSM!

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  5. What a fab card Jane, great us eof dies and the bits box! :)

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  6. Super cute! I really like the dies and the fun scene you've created. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

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  7. Fab card love the blue and just right for out challenge at Suzy Bee's thank you for joining in and very good luck Judith DT x

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  8. Hi Jane!

    I was sure I'd commented on this great card - love the cheeky whale :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. Outstanding as always, I so love your cards. A perfect sentiment to complete a perfect card. Thanks for joining us at OohLaLa, Jx

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  10. I really love this cheeky whale, Jane, and how you made him more "whaley!" Those waves are awesome!! Hugs, Darnell

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  11. WoW What a great CAS card you made! The see scene is fantastic :-))
    Hugs, Andreja

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  12. hi
    great card
    thanks
    for joining us at cuttle bug mania
    hugs Lisbeth

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  13. Wow! Gorgeous, the waves are amazing. Thank you for sharing with ATCAS

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