Sunday, June 5, 2016

Feature a creature - Stamping Sensation

As every first Sunday of the month it is time for a new challenge at the Stamping Sensation. This month the theme is Feature a creature. Stamping must be a focal element.

Our sponsor this month is 'be Creative!'. They have their own super range of design papers and coordinating embellishments plus so much more and you can brown their store here. News are new products are also on their Facebook where you will see some of the new products and you can also order from here.  They can also be seen regularly on Hochanda TV. The lucky winner will receive a surprise package of Be Creative products including some of their new embossing powders.

I made this card for my nephew's birthday. I used Sparkle N Sprinkle Wilson stamp set to stamp the birds to the white cardstock. Originally they look a bit sad so I masked off a part of their eyelid. They are colored with Promarkers. Blue bird was fussy cut with scissors. Speech bubbles are printed out and also fussy cut.

Background is stamped with stamp from Viva Decor - Brick & Wood, with Versamark ink to the White cardstock. I heat embossed the pattern with Caramel Embossing Powder and inked the paper with Vintage Photo and Ground Espresso Distress Inks. 

Spellbinders Postage Stamp die was used to die cut a hole to the wood pattern panel. With paper trimmer I cut out a square from the Postage Stamp, to make a frame. Left over square was used to die cut out the number '10' with dies from MemoryBox Classic Numbers set.With same dies I die cutted four more set of numbers out of white cardstock. They all ware clued on top of each other.

To make the blue background behind the red bird I covered the bird with a mask. Then I inked all around him with Salty Ocean Distress Ink. Then I placed Want2ScrapClouds Stencil on top and spritzed it with Perfect Pearls Mist. I let the mist to soak in to the paper a bit and then dabbed it off with paper towel. This made the clouds a bit lighter then rest of the sky and gave it a shimmer also. To make the clouds pop out a bit better I used a White Gel Pen to draw a lines around them.

Glossy Accents was added on top of the numbers, birds peaks and some dots to the background.

Go take a look to the Stamping Sensation blog to see how you can enter to the challenge. You also get links to all the design team blogs to see their amazing projects.

Materials used: Stamp Credits: Viva Decor (Brick & Wood), Sparkle N Sprinkle (Wilson) ; Embossing Powders: Sparkle N Sprinkle (Caramel); 
Inks: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Versamark, Distress Ink (Vintage Photo, Ground Espresso, Salty Ocean);
Coloring Medium: Promarkers;
Dies: Spellbinders (Postage Stamp), MemoryBox (Classic Numbers);
Cardstock: White;
Others: Want2Scrap Stencil (Clouds), Perfect Pearls Mist (Perfect Pearl), White Gel Pen, Glossy Accents;

Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smiles,


  1. It's such a fun card and perfect for the little ones Eret, I am sure your Nephew will love it.

    Have a lovely Sunday.

    B x

  2. This is great, Eret! Funny, bright and cheerful! I love the wood patterned background and the stamp frame.

    Lynne x

  3. Love your card Eret, cute birds and I really like the postage stamp frame


  4. A gorgeous card, Eret! LOVE the birds!

  5. This is a super fun card Eret! Great backgrounds for these adorable two! I bet your nephew loved this.

  6. Hi Eret
    Fabulous creation, fun images and design.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


Thank you so much for your comment. It is always so nice to read them. Hugs and smiles. Eret

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