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Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Hey there, here's another card for the Hope You Can Cling To card drive through Splitcoast Stampers.  Jeanne just had her birthday (happy birthday Jeanne!) and her challenge, Happy Birthday!, is her wish that everyone is able to have another birthday to celebrate with their loved ones.  She wants us to create a birthday card that will bring a smile to someone's life.

I decided to go with an Our Craft Lounge set called The Tribe.  This set just cracks me up and I'm a little sad it is on the retiring list.  The plus side is that it is currently 40% off (link is in the "Supplies" section at the bottom of this post).  I'm sure hoping one of the breast cancer ladies with a sense of humor gets this one!  My little friend here was stamped on white card stock, masked so the sign could be behind her then colored with Copic markers. 

The designer paper is from DCWV.  I've never colored on DP before, but I love how this turned out!  The animal print (I guess it might be Cheetah?) was the same shade or very close to the zebra print and I wanted it to match my gals shirt so I tested the markers on a scrap, liked what I saw then colored all of that paper to match.  You would think it was meant to be that color!  A brad was placed on the round sentiment panel and it was popped up on foam.  I guess that's about it for this one.

Copic coloring:

Cave woman:  E01, E00, E000, R81, V12, BG70  Hair:  E37, E35, E33, E30  Skirt:  E37, E35, E33, E30  Shirt:  YR23, YR21, YR20  Feathers: BG72, BG70, R85, R83, R81, V15, V12 Spears:  C3, C0,E47, E44, E43  Skull:  W3, W1, W00, BG75, BG72, BG70  Bones/teeth:  W2, W1, W00  Beads:  R83  Sign:  W3, W1, W00  Ground:  YG67, YG61, W3, W1, W00  Rocks:  C4, C2, C0  Sky:  R0000  Inside image:  R85, R83, R81, YR23, YR21, YR20, BG72, BG70, W2, W1, W00, YG67, YG61, R0000

This project includes the following challenges:

Crafty Cardmakers ~ Cute with a Dark Twist
Pile it On! ~ Be Happy
The Paper Shelter ~ Anything Goes
The Squirrel and the Fox ~ One for the Girls
Totally Papercrafts Friday Challenges ~ Layers Upon Layer

Thanks for stopping by!   Cavewoman 

STAMPS:  OCL The Tribe
PAPER:  Neenah Solar White; Bazzill Raven Monochromatic; DCWV The All Dressed Up Stack
INK:  Memento Tuxedo Black
ACCESSORIES:  Copic markers; Spellbinders Grand Calibur, Nestabilities Classic Circles Small and Large; sticky note mask; Stamp-a-ma-jig; Sakura Clear Glaze pen; SU Chocolate Chip brad; SU Dimensionals; adhesive 


Anonymous said...

I'm feeling pretty old this week...I hit the big "60" later this week...ugh....your card is so cute and funny...came at a great time for me.

Jan D.
Jacksonville, FL

Kim said...

Great card! Sure made me laugh!! Thanks for playing with us at TPS!!

Jack said...

Brilliant card. Just love that little image and the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

Jacq said...

Hi there,
Oh this is just Fabulous!!! Love the image and the sentiment made me laugh,love the dps, the colour scheme is just Fab. Love the layout. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and The Fox and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

amazonmother said...

Finally get to see the whole thing! (stupid computer). This is disturbingly cute... and kinda scary!!!! ;)

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous image and lovely colour choice, love your card. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Elizabeth Hart said...

This is so darn funny - I am still laughing - loved the paper choice- fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Pile it On this week,

Bea und Doreen said...

such a cool card. The image is amazing ;)
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week

cg said...

Super fun card! Love the coloring. Thank you for joining the challenge at Pile It On! -cg

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