Friday, February 15, 2013

Have a Blast

Here’s my card for this week’s sketch at Freshly Made Sketches. It’s been a while since I inked up my Half Pint Heroes set from Waltzingmouse Stamps, so I put it to use for the challenge.

I used the rocket ship as my focal image. It’s colored with Copic markers and cut out. I added a large clear dome sticker to make a glass-like cover for the rocket’s “window.”

To make a starry sky backdrop for the rocket, I used the CutUps Star Rosette die from The Cat's Pajamas, left flat. I backed the die cut piece with a regular golden yellow circle to fill in the stars with color, then set the piece on a navy panel. A star patterned strip runs across the bottom of the die cut and the rocket is set over that using foam tape. I stamped the “have a blast on your big day” on a golden yellow notch-ended strip and adhered that to the card, extending out from underneath the rocket ship. What a super cute birthday card for a little boy!

Materials Used:
Half Pint Heroes stamp set (Waltzingmouse Stamps); white cardstock (Taylored Expressions); Memento Tuxedo Black ink (Tsukineko); markers (Copic); Night of Navy, Baja Breeze, and So Saffron cardstock (Stampin’ Up!); Follow Your Heart "Be Amazing" Geo Star designer paper (My Mind’s Eye); CutUps Star Rosette die (The Cat’s Pajamas); foam tape


  1. I love yyour card Lori! That rosette die is great! And you did a wonderful job coloring! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  2. Oh my gosh! I love everything about this card! Your coloring is awesome, and I love the die that you paired with the image. Perfection! Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  3. Fabulous card, love the details on your rocket. Your background die is perfect for the sketch. Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

  4. Lori, what a cute card for a little boy! Just wanted to say "I LOVE IT"!


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