Saturday, August 1, 2015

You Make Every Day Cooler

Here's my card for this week's My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge.  I pulled out my Penguins in Paradise set again for this summery design.

You Make Every Day Cooler card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps from My Favorite Things
I used the sketch's large circle to make a sky and grass background, combining pieces of blue and green zig zag stitched circle die cuts to make one large circle.  The top of the green piece was punched with a grass border die to add interest.  The penguin image was colored with Copic markers and adhered to the panel using foam tape. 

I attached the panel to a piece of yellow dotted paper that was adhered to a golden yellow card base, then added the sentiment strip across the card.  It's edged along the bottom with a narrow strip of orange cardstock for a little pop of color.  I brought in a bit more orange with the tiny scalloped circle sun adhered to the top of the image panel with foam tape.

Materials Used:
Penguins in Paradise stamp set, Die-namics Penguins in Paradise dies, Dots and Stripes Sorbet 6x6 paper pad (My Favorite Things); Memento Tuxedo Black ink (IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko); Aquamarine ink (Avery Elle); markers (Copic); Harvest Gold, Simply Chartreuse, and Hawaiian Shores cardstock, Orange Zest patterned paper (Papertrey Ink); Pumpkin Pie cardstock (Stampin' Up!); SugarCuts-Zig Zag Stitched Circle dies (SugarPea Designs); scalloped circle punch (Martha Stewart); foam tape


  1. Oh Lori, he is so cute. I love the sentiment you used.

  2. This card makes me smile!!!

  3. This card makes me smile!!!

  4. so cute and sweet! love the colors you used, too! thanks so much for joining playing along with MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge!


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