Monday, May 2, 2016

Midnight Frog Serenade

My Midnight Frog Serenade card featuring Heartfelt Creations Winking Frog Collection and the stamped images colored with Copics.

Who wouldn't want to be serenaded by a frog playing a violin?

Have a great day!
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TSMP900 Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black
71012 ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Olive Pastel
71058 ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Guacamole
Other Products:  Curious Iridescent - Cryogen White; Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain and Rusty Hinge; Copics; ;Art Glitter Ultrafine Transparent Glitter - Mellow Yellow, Silk Ivy, Ensalada, Lions Mane; Art Glitter Microfine Transparent Glitter - Icicle; Ultra Fine Flower Soft - Earth;  Want2Scrap 72 Count Pearls - LeCreme and Coral; Copics - YG91, YG93, YG95, YG97, G20, G21, G24, G28, R00, YG01, N3, N5, YR18, YR 23, YR24, BG10, BG13, BG72, BG75, Y13, Y15, Y17, E23, YG05, YG09, E23, E25, E27, C1, G40, G43, G46, YG95

Instructions:  Begin by creating a 5" x 7" card base.  Cut a piece of 5" x 7" green design paper from the Winking Frog paper and sponge edges with Olive Pastel Chalk Ink before adhering to card base. On Cryogen White Paper that has been die cut with the Cut Mat Create 2A Die, with Tuxedo Black Ink, stamp the Fiddle'n Frog image.  Stamp the image again on Cryogen White Paper and die cut out the frog with the coordinating die from the Water Lily Die set.  Color the image and the die cut frog with Copics - Lily Pad YG91, YG93, YG95, YG97, Frog G20, G21, G24, G28, R00, YG01, Jacket N3, N5, Shirt/Tie YR18, YR 23, YR24, Water BG10, BG13, Night Sky BG72, BG75, Moon Y13, Y15, Dragonflies Y17, Cattails E23, Grass YG05, YG09, Violin E23, E25, E27, Bow C1, Dragonflies G40, G43, G46, YG95. Matte the colored image on brown paper cut from the Everyday Heroes Paper Collection that has had the edges sponged with Walnut Stain and Rusty Hinge Distress Ink.  Adhere die cut frog to image with pop dots.  Add Mellow Yellow Glitter to the moon and the fireflies, Silk Ivy Glitter to the Lily Pads, Lions Main Glitter to the frog's bow tie, and Icicle Glitter to the frog's suit coat and violin bow.  Add Earth Flower Soft to the cattails.  Adhere entire image to card front.  Using green design paper from the Winking Frogs papers and peach paper from the Sunrise Lily papers die cut the top of the gate using the Regal Borders and Pocket Die. To create the sides of the gate, die cut two left sides and two right sides from the Ornate Gateway Die using the green design paper. On one set of gates cut off the bottom section and adhere to the other set of gates to create one set of longer gates.  Matte the gates on peach design paper, making sure none of the peach shows outside of the green edges of the gates.  Sponge Guacamole Chalk Ink around all the edges of the top and sides of the gates.  Add Lions Mane Glitter to the peach sections and Silk Ivy Glitter to the green sections of the top and sides of the gates.  Add LeCreme and Coral Pearls as shown. Adhere top and sides of gates to card front using several layers of pop dots to create dimension.  On White Cardstock with Tuxedo Black Ink stamp dragonflies from Enchanted Dragonflies Set and color with Copics.  Die cut using the coordinating Enchanted Dragonflies Die.  Shape wings with flower shaping kit and then add Ensalada Glitter to the wings.  Adhere dragonflies to card front with Dries Clear Adhesive as shown.  Cut "Life is Good" sentiment from tag on design paper and add Silk Ivy Glitter to edges.  Add to image with small pop dots.  Add Crystal Lacquer to the frog's eyes.

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  1. I love your TOADally cute card! Following you and look forward to serving with you and getting to know you on Heartfelt Creations. Marie

  2. I absolutely love this card. I need to get this collection. The pearl details and gate. All of it. Stunning!!!


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