Monday, October 14, 2019

Lob-star with Penguin Palace Stamps

Davina here with  Penguin Palace Stamps, and I’m sharing a card using the brand new 2019 fall/winter release stamps and dies. This punny set is called Happy Track and Field (chapter 2) and is part of a fun, two stamp set pair, full of sporty animals and cheering characters. 
I didn’t have to work too hard, or do anything elaborate to show off these adorable critters. I’ve created a simple layered scene using textured cardstock, patterned paper and a little bling. 

I started by layering a piece of colorful striped paper over a piece of bright white textured cardstock. Then I gently inked the edges of aqua textured cardstock and two grassy layers before attaching the shorter grass piece with foam tape. Before I adhered my aqua panel to the striped paper, I splattered it with white and metallic gold ink. I’m often asked what I use for my splatters, and honestly I have several different inks. But today I used Liquitex Acrylic Ink and I’ve included them in the photos for a visual reference, and it’s easy to see how luxurious and glittery the gold is. 

I stamped my images using my stamp platform, and colored them with Copic markers. After die cutting with the coordinating Penguin Cuts , I used a white gel pen to add highlights, and Wink of Stella to the PomPoms and trophy sparkle.  I glued down my images using a variety of glues and mounted my upper images onto white fun foam for extra dimension. 

I finished it off with a sprinkling of sequins and jewels for extra sparkle. I really love how I used the colors from my patterned paper for the images, and all the texture that the cardstock provided. Thank you so much for stopping by,

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