Saturday, February 23, 2019

Sound the A-Llama!

Happy Saturday!  I am popping in with a fun Birthday card to share.  

I am playing along with The Card Concept 

I love the inspiration image.  I need a birthday card, so I thought all these fun colors would be perfect. I did use a Llama instead of a pineapple, though.  I  started with some Strathmore watercolor paper.  I used an acrylic block to do the smooshing technique.  I felt I had more control and could get better saturation of colors this way.  I used my Gonsai Tambi Watercolors.  I dried in between colors with my heat gun.  I added a few splatters of the gold and bronze as well as some acrylic white to finish.  

    Once it was dried, I die cut the Avery Elle Scallop Mat die with my Gemini Jr. I love the soft detailing the scalloping adds. I added some foam tape to the back of the panel and popped it up onto a top folding PTI select white card stock.

Next, I stamped with Momento Tuxedo black ink and colored with Copic markers the images from Llamazing stamp set using PTI select white card stock.  
Once the images were colored I die cut the images with the coordinating Llamazing die set.  

I softly sponged just a touch of Ranger's Tumbled Glass ink using a make-up brush inside the background oval for a touch of blue sky.  I finished the card with a few clear sequins.

As always thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. This just makes me smile Betty. I love the bright smooched background and that very cute llama and cacti! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week. Kim

  2. Wow, such a fabulous background, Betty and I love your adorable llama scene. They are so beautifully coloured too! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

  3. Lots of lovely elements on your card - I love that background, its so bright and cheerful and goes with the Llama theme well. I love the colouring on the llama, it looks so textured. Chantell Just Add Ink

  4. This card adorable! You had me at llama! Thanks for sharing your project with us for the Just Add Ink challenge. Kelly x

  5. Ooooh, I love that furry llama, Betty! And your bg is so festive. Such a happy, happy bd card! So glad you played along at the Card Concept!

  6. this is adorable! Such a fun and festive card. Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

  7. Darling! Darling! Darling! I love it! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Card Concept!


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