Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Card Captain day 2: For the boys.

Day 2 of being the card captain in the 
Enjoy Michael Strong group.
This card is also for the challenge
The theme is: For the Boys.

My grandson loves wild animals
like lions and elephants. He is going to 
school to learn to read and write after the
Summer, so I am keeping this for him.
I made the background with the direct to paper 
technique and these two colors of distress oxide ink.
Start by adding the ink to the craft sheet
and spray a few drops of water on it.

Take the background panel and rub it over the craft 
sheet to pick up the ink. You can do it a fewtimes until 
you are satisfied with the result. Let the panel dry.

In the mean time I stamped the elephant (by Michael Strong)
in hickory smoke oxide distress ink.

Then cutting out the elephant and punching out
the printed sentiment.
Now that the panel is dry I stamped some flowers
on it that go with the elephant stamp set. For this
I used the hickory smoke oxide distress ink again.
After assembling the card I finished of with
a few black sequins.
The sentiment is by Create with TLC.

Thank you for looking
and have a creative day!


kiwimeskreations said...

What a wonderful card Hetty - I am sure your grandson will love it!! Love that elephant stamp, it's such a good size and Michael Strong's cloisonne treatment of it is fabulous

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I LOVE it, the colours are lovely and so is that wonderful elephant.

Marge said...

What an artistic card, Hetty! Love your diestressed background stamped with leaves along the edges. You made a fabulous background for the gorgeous elephant. Love the colors and stamps you used. Thank you for playing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

Laura said...

Such beautiful colors on this card, Hetty! Your background is so pretty. Love how you used the gray color for the elephant and the flowers stamped on the background! Your sentiment is perfect! Thanks for sharing!!! Your grandson will love this!