Sunday, November 11, 2012

Dad's Birthday Card

Hi everyone!  This is my newest creation.  I cased it after Cecile Ortiz's "ship in a bottle" card, here  My version used the stamp set from Stampin' Up called The Open Sea.  I used Prisma colored pencils to do the ship and water, Memento Inks for the worlds and Distress Ink for the ledgers.  The compass is also colored in with Prisma pencils with a Swarvorski crystal in the middle.  The label is Spellbinder and the happy birthday is a sticker.  Then there's Baker's Twine and some snaps to finish it off.  Oh, yeah!  The blue background was run through a Darcie EF.  The paper is all generic (stuff I had in my stash).  The bottle was stamped on a piece of acetate with black Memento Ink.  Once the ship was cut to my satisfaction, I popped it up with Dimensionals and placed it on a white background with some clouds sponged in.  The bottle I squeezed to make it bow and used red sticky tape to hold it fast.  Thanks for taking the time to look.

Prisma Colored Pencils -
     The ship & water -
          Dark Umber, Light Umber, Burnt Ochre, Ginger Root, Golden Rod, Yellow Ochre, Sienna Brown,
          Pale Vermilion, Peacock Blue, True Blue, Light Cerulean Blue

(I just kept adding colors to the sails until I got the shade I wanted.)

      The Worlds -
           Memento Danube Blue & Summer Sky

      The Ledgers -
           Distress Ink  Antique Linen