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You did it card with Leontine

Hello! I only have one week of school left, so I thought it was fitting to make a card about finishing the school year. As some of you might know I’m a first grade teacher, so I had to have some books on the card as well. I used some amazing products from Mama Elephant to create a super sweet and happy scene. I’ll take you through the steps.

First I cut a panel of white cardstock with the Cloud Nine dies. I also cut the hooray sentiment from Hooray Wishes out of that same white cardstock twice and glued them together. Then I used Spun Sugar Distress Oxide ink and Kitsch flamingo to create a sweet pink wall with the Brick Stencil from Lawn Fawn. While that was drying I used Jet Black ink to stamp the images on some copic friendly paper and used the matching dies to cut them out. The images and sentiments I used are from Hooray Wishes, Book Worm and Comic Sayings.

I colored my images with the following Copic Sketch Markers: R20, R22, RV04, RV10, RV13, RV21, YG01, YG06, YG09, Y13, Y15, Y17, Y21, Y23, Y26, BG0000, BG11, BG23, BG34, B00, B01, B04, B63, B66, BV0000, BV000, BV02, 0, W4, W6, W8, W10, T2, T4, T6, T8, N3, N5, N7, E000, E00, E11, E21, E23, E25, E27, E29, E53, E55, E57, E59.

To create a longer line of books I attached two images together. I cut the white edge off one of the books, glued it on top of the other images and with a black gel pen I continued the line from the yellow book onto the mint book.


I adhered the sentiment, the books and graduation hats with liquid glue onto the pink panel. The kids were adhered with thin foam squares on the top and glue dots on the bottom, as you can see in the picture above. That just gave it a little more lift and interest.

With my black glaze pen I added a shiny finish to the eyes. For the closed eyes I just used a regular black gel pen.

Once all of the images were attached I stamped the sentiment ‘You did it’ from Comic Sayings with some Picked Raspberry ink. To make sure I got it in the right spot and with the right amount of ink I used a stamping platform.
Then all that was left to do was adhere the panel to a card base and the card was all done.

That’s it for me today. Have a wonderful week!



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