Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Dude Time Doodles new release BLOG HOP

I guess you arrived here from Ruth's blog 
and are dying to know what new stamp I have on my blog
for the
Well, this is rather fishy!
It is Ollie Octopus and he is so much
fun to use for all kinds of occasions.
Like for a love card. He has so many arms,
woudn't it be great to be hugged by 8 arms?
So much love around you.
For this card I also used a Martha Steward
border punch, some heart nestabillities and a
text by Create with TLC.
The little hearts have been run trough the cuttlebug.

 But I have some more ideas for you.
I came across another blog with
a wonderful idea for the octopus.
Take a look her at Mel's blog:
So what you see in the window is hairgel with stickles
to give the impression of water.
The background paper is made with watercolor paint
(the cheap kind your children use).
When the paint is dry, stamp bubbles with versamark
and use clear embossing posder of white embossing powder.
Bubble stamps are by smARTworks.
When finished heating the embossing powder
color again with watercolor paint.
When everything is dry, paper is run through
the cuttlebug.
When you open the card you see Ollie is
colored with copic markers.
On the top of the card as well as on the inside
you see some sentiments by Create with TLC.
Here you see a close up of the window with the hairgel.
Are you in for some more inspiration with some new digital stamps?
Than hop over to:
our wonderful Super Dude Time Doodles designer

Have a creative day!


Ginny said...

fab card, love the one with the hairgel too, have done that with blue hairgel and it looked fab

Tammy said...

Fabulous Hetty, especially the one with hair gel. Fun cards and great technique.

Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

OMY these are FAB projects!!! Ollie loves giving hugs and lots of them all at once LOL, the gel card is really AWESOME!! What a great idea for this image!!

Anne Temple said...

WOW! Both cards are so clever and what a great idea using the hair gel technique for Ollie! He looks awesome.

April said...

What a great idea of hair gel in the window to make him seem right at home in the water!
Fabby idea that I hope to case!

Chrissy D said...

Hetty, these are fabulous. Such an eye for detail and cool techniques! TFS!

Joan V said...

Love these cards. How creative. Thank you for sharing and your inspiration on using this image.

Cleota said...

Great projects! You always have some great ideas! Love the hair gel!

Tip Top said...

Aww - such a sweet card! And great idea for hair gel!!!

THERESA said...

This is really so fab, love all the arms to hug with, ,lol, think the hairgel idea is cool, thanks for that !!

Fink said...

Love the fact you used it for love and the hair gel window is perfect! You did 2 fantastic cards!

jimlynn said...

Love 'em!!! Both are fabulous cards.

Linda . J said...

Gorgeous card and love the design and the details, the colouring is beautiful.
Hugs Linda

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wow- what a super card - love the great hearts. The gel idea with the octopus is awesome too. Thanks for the close up and directions- Mel is a nut!!! Great hop!

Danielle said...

Great cards... I love how you used the watercolors! Thanks for all the instructions, too.

ike said...

Absolutely WONDERFUL. xxx I must get me one of these Ollie's :-)

Marlene Diefendorf said...

Fantastic card! Ollie has 8 arms to give extra hugs... how cool. Thanks for the hairgel tip, I love it.!

Juliet A said...

I agree, this is a great image for the hairgel technique, but I really think the wight arms holding valentines is the best!

Stef H said...

wow! absolutely fabulous! i'll just bet he's got his eye on a mermaid! lol.

hugs :)