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You make me smile with Leontine

Hello! Normally I make cards with a lot of different stamps and cuts, but today I’m sharing a card that just needs a few things. First of all I used the singing in the rain stamps from Hello Bluebird for the cute little ducks. The giant ‘smile’ is from make me smile and ‘you make me’ is from the pig out stamp set. And that’s pretty much it!


I cut a piece of copic friendly paper to 4¼ by 5,5 inches. I used Y00, RV10, YG17, YR00, B0000, B000, BG70, E40, E42, E43, E44, E47, E49, E51, G03, G05, G07, G14, G19, G21, G28 to color the entire background. I started with the sky and worked my way down to the grass. With a white gel pen I added some shimmery accents in the water. Basically some dots and crosses. With a nuvo aqua shimmer glitter gloss pen I made a shimmery reflection in the water of the word smile. You can’t really see it in the pictures, but the letters are there.


I stamped the duck images on some copic friendly paper with jet black ink. I colored them in with my copic sketch markers: Y13, Y15, Y17, YR15 and YR16. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out. To make the eyes pop a little more I used a black gel pen (closed eyes) and a black glaze pen (open eyes). Then the ducks were adhered to the panel and I added it to a card base.


I stamped half of the sentiment from pig out with black licorice ink at the top of the panel. To make sure I didn’t stamp the word ‘smile’ I used some tape to cover it while I was inking it up.
I used pixie dust cardstock and a layer of white cardstock for the giant word from make me smile and glued them together. I used some painters tape to pick up the evenly spaced letters, put glue on them and place them on the card without moving. And that’s it!

Have a lovely week!

Hugs,
Leontine

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