Hi Friends! Today I’m sharing a birthday card I created for my niece. I thought this fantastic stamp from Katzelkraft - Renards Tandem – was the perfect image for my focal point. Let’s get started!
To start the card front, I used Paul Rubens metallic watercolor paints on a piece of cold press watercolor paper. The colors I used are: C4627, C425, C400 for sky colors and C4628, C303 for the transition colors to the pathway. When the watercolor paint dried, I stamped the cobblestone pathway along the bottom edge of the paints using a My Favorite Things stamp called ‘On Solid Ground’ then cut the panel to an A2 size using the Paper Rose ‘Stitched Rectangles’ die.
My next step was to stamp the ‘Renards Tandem’ image onto a piece of white cardstock. I colored the image using Prismacolor Premier colored pencils and added metallic accents on the bike using Hana’s Kawaii Crafts (Etsy seller) mica watercolor paints in the colors Electric for the light bulb on the bike and Tinsel for the silver metallic portions of the bike. I then used my Brother Scan n Cut to cut the Renards Tandem image. LOVE my Scan n Cut machine!
For the cobblestone pathway, I colored it using the Prismacolor Premier pencils and used a Tombow water-based marker in color N35 to fill in the space in between the stones. Next, I added Simon Says Stamp 3D Foam Squares to the back of my bicycle image and set it aside while I stamped the Altenew “Birthday Builder” greeting to the painted card front panel.
Once the card front was completed, I attached the colored Renards Tandem image so that it was partially on the cobble stone path to give the appearance of the foxes riding the bike down a street. I finished the card by adding Trinity Stamps “Crystal Ball Dewdrop Baubles” here and there on the card front for a little bling and attached the decorated card front panel to an A2 sized card base to complete the card.
I hope you enjoyed this cute foxy card. Thank you so much for stopping by to see me - I appreciate you doing so!
Until next time…