13 November 2017

Penguin Birthday

Hello there, I am back today to share my second post for Whimsy Stamps as a Guest Designer. My card today uses the adorable Penguin Birthday set. I often feel that penguins get neglected throughout the year, at other times than Christmas, so I thought I would use this penguin for a birthday card!
 

I started off by taking a panel of white cardstock that was cut using a SSS Stitched Rectangle die. I then stamped the Penguin Birthday image on top using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I also stamped the 'happy birthday' sentiment from the Everyday Mini Sentiments set. The whole panel was then coloured using Copic Markers (the colours I used are listed below the supplies section). It is difficult to see on camera but I added colourless blender dots to the background, to help with the celebration feel to the card!
 
 
I adhered the image panel to a white A2 card base with foam tape. Then to finish off, I added clear Wink of Stella to the ribbon on the present, purple spots on the hat and on the balloon. I also added a coating of Nuvo Crystal Glaze to the balloon.
 
SUPPLIES:
Here are the links to what I have used on the card. Affiliate links are used on some products. This means that if you make a purchase after clicking on my link, I receive a small commission with no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support when using these links. Please click on the logo below the product to shop at your favourite store. Products marked with an asterisk (*) were kindly sent to me to use.
 
 
COPIC MARKERS: Penguin - BV 29, BV25, BV23, E51, E50, YR27, YR24. Hat & present - V17, V15, V12, R85, R83, R81. Balloon - V17, V15, V12. Ground - W5, W3, W2, W1, W0. Background - BG01, BG000, BG0000, 0.
 
For more inspiration using Whimsy Stamps products, please visit their blog. A big thank you goes to Denise, Deb and their team for having me guest with them this month. Thanks so much for visiting me today. I hope you have a great day!

8 comments:

  1. He's so cute! gorgeous colouring - his feet are huge and so sweet, Jo x

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  2. Amazing coloring! Such a cute card!!

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  3. Gosh, this is the cutest card! Your coloring is gorgeous!

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  4. Super cute, love the penquin!

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  5. Adorbs! I have no idea why penguins get neglected - and I am not really sure why they are such a Christmas thing... it must just be the snow connection. But I love your birthday penguin - beautifully coloured and I can see the dots in the background. Super cute! Lisa xx

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  6. You are right. Penguins should be an all year round card! Love him. He’s so sweet and as always so perfectly coloured. Xx

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