Surprise!!Sparkle N Sprinkle is having a Mid-Month Mini Blog Hop
I created this card, with a gaggle of stylish, silly chicks sending birthday wishes
We have TWO new stamp sets that we couldn't wait to share with you. These new sets are 20% off until July 18. So once you finish the blog hop, head on over to the store and start shopping. All of the new sets are available on cling mounted rubber or as a digital image.
The sets are:
Cool Chicks 725 (digi version DIGI725B)
Birds of a Feather 726 (digi version DIGI726B)
A WINNER will be selected from the comments left on the Designers' blogs and will receive BOTH of these new sets. Please leave a comment with each Designer in order to be eligible for this Prize. You never know who the Mystery Designer will be that has the winning comment.
The Grand Prize Winner, will be announced on July 19 on the SNS Facebook page and on the SNS Blog.
The Blog Hop order for our Mini Reveal is:
Chris <<<<<<This is me!
(*Tip: if you have difficulty with a particular link, try clicking on the Designer's blog title to send you to their Home page.)
We hope you enjoy this surprise Mini Reveal as much as we have enjoyed creating new projects for it. And hopefully, we have inspired you as well. Look for more of these cute chicks in the future too :-).
Thanks for joining us and remember to comment on each of the Designers' blogs to be eligible for the Grand Prize. (We love reading your comments since they also inspire us.) No one knows who the Mystery Designer will be for this Mid-Month Blog Hop.
I used both stamp sets for this card. I used Cool Chicks 725, and Birds of a Feather 726. I wanted the gaggle of cute gals together, so I stamped each stamp onto post it note paper, and then fussy cut them to make masks. I laid out the masks to see which chick should be in front, and how to place them. I played with this a little bit until I got them in a fun lineup. I stamped the chick with the handbag first, covered her with the mask, and then stamped the other chicks and masked them as needed until they were all lined up.
I colored them with Copic markers. I wanted the super sassy chick, with the hand bag to pop and sparkle a little bit more than the others because I think she is the ring leader of the shenanigans afoot with this group. After coloring her with Copics, I used Brushable Glue (540) and coated her body area. I covered her with Daisy Velvet Glitter (Microfine) Semi-transparent (GM2019). I also stamped out an extra image and fussy cut out the handbag and sunglasses, and covered them in glitter too. The handbag and shades glitter is Tyrian Opaque Glitter (G1089). I also used Glossy Accents over the colored lenses to give her eyes some more depth and shine.
This silly birdy needed some pizazz too. I colored her and then used the trusty Brushable Glue (540) again to cover her and then sprinkled Evening Glow Semi-Transparent Glitter (G1086) over her.
The sweet chick had a flower in her hair. I colored it as well with Copics, then adhered Easy Green Semi-Transparent Glitter (G1077) with Brushable Glue (540).
I also used a new product to me, which Sparkle N Sprinkle carries, which is Ken Oliver Crafts Color Burst water color powders. They are AWESOME! I used the Pthalo Green (KN-09103) and Ultramarine Blue (KN-06066) to color the grass and sky. Even though the Ken Oliver Crafts Color Burst water color powders did a great job, I wanted a little more sparkle on the card, so I adhered 2-1/2" Double Sided "Tear-ific Tape" (SAT11) over cardstock, then punched it out with a grass border punch. I adhered Luau Green Velvet Glitter (Microfine) (GM2004) over it. This was the perfect blend of grass and glitter!
And, I stamped out one of the sentiments from Cool Chicks 725, with White Detail Embossing Powder (EP298) cut it with a Spellbinders die in to a label shape, colored it with distress ink, used a glue pen and adhered more Tyrian Opaque Glitter (G1089). This glitter is so beautiful. I love it!
To add a bit more shimmer to the top of the card too, I punched out a cardstock strip with a punch with stars. I adhered a strip of 1/2" Double Sided "Tear-ific Tape" (SAT04) and adhered Blue Lighting (G1008) glitter through the star holes. I colored the cardstock to match the sky background, and attached it to the card panel.
These stamp sets are so perfect. I love punny and sassy stamps, and these two sets will be getting a lot of use :)
The next stop on our blog hop is Diane. Make sure you check out her amazing creation!
Thanks for stopping by, have a magical day!