My youngest is playing on the LMRL AA Developmental team with some awesome coaches. The Head Coach had a great idea, that they girls would celebrate each others' birthdays, and that each player had to write something positive that they admired/liked about the other player. Fantastic idea - but that means loads more work for "mommy" as Ori is too busy with her schoolwork, and her practices/games.
So here are 4 cards that I have made below for the little miss to give away tonight:
For this card, I stamped Stamping Bella Uptown Girl Isabelle loves Ice Cream, using the Memento Black Tuxedo ink. I then colored her in using copic markers.
I wanted the background to be soft, so I used chalk and makeup sponges to carefully color in the background.
I then cut out the label from a sheet of pearlescent cardstock using one of the Spellbinders large labels. For the sentiment, I used Penny Black's Sweet Wishes collection and Versafine Deep Lagoon Ink. When stamping on such a glossy surface, I made sure I left it overnight to dry so that the writing didn't smudge.
For card #2, I used another Stamping Bella Stamp - Tiny Townie Bree loves Buttercream. Same as before, I colored her with Copics and used chalk to color in the background.
I thought the card looked a bit plain, so I used three different shades of pink/lavender VersaColor ink, and stamped the background with a candle stamp from Penny Black's Sweet Wishes collection. This is where the sentiment also came from, though I stamped it in VersaFine Imperial Purple, and outlined it with a glittery Sakura pen.
Once again, I wanted to highlight certain areas, so used glitter glue on her sash and crown.
This time I used a mermaid theme, using The Greeting Farm Mermaid Anya, and colored her with Copics. She wouldn't be a true mermaid without jewels so I added craft pearls to her hair.
I then embossed the blue paper using the Crafter's Companion Scruffy Little Cat Bubbles embossing folder. Using the same blue paper, I cut a circle using the Lifestyle Crafts Circle dies.
The lovely script stamp is from Penny Black's Sweet Wishes collection.
Once again, I used glitter glue to highlight the scaley suit of the mermaid, some of the bubbles and the sentiment circle.
This cutie is The Greeting Farm Birthday Anya 3 stamp. I colored her with Copics, glittered her dress and hair bows.
I made a pop-out banner using the Mama Elephant Creative Cuts Bold Banner die.
For the two Greeting Farm cards, I (fussy) cut the images so that I could pop them out on the card which gives them a bit of dimension.