Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Dinosaur Party Card ft. Spellbinder's Dinosaur Etched Dies


Hello, my friends!

Today I have a super cute Dinosaur Party Card to share with you inspired by my son's love for Dinosaurs. When my son was around 3 years old he developed quite the obsession for them, he had to have everything dinosaur for a while, in fact, one of his Birthday Party's was Dinosaur themed. This card brought back some many great memories of that time! 

Dinosaur Party Card ft. Spellbinder's Dinosaur Etched Dies by ilovedoingallthigscrafty

Here is how I made this card.

To begin, I first ran the Dinosaur dies thought the Sizzix using Canson watercolor paper. I then used mermaid markers to color in each dinosaur, by layering various colors and using a water brush to blend the colors together. Once the coloring was complete and the die cuts were dry, I placed each die cut back into the negative space (from the original piece they were cut from) and ran them along with their dies again through the Sizzix machine. This brought the etching back into the dinosaurs as the watercolor flattened some of the detail. I then added glossy accents to most of the raise etched areas on the dinosaurs and set them aside to dry.

For the card panel, I die cut a piece of bristol paper using the largest pierced rectangles. Then I did some very light ink blending to create the sky and the ground. To create the balloons I punched out a one-inch circle from a post-it note and used it to create a stencil for the balloons. I then pierced a hole under each balloon and fed some black sewing thread through, then secured it to the back of the panel. Next, I tied some knots in the string and glued the knots directly onto the top of the pierced hole, snipping off the extra thread. I then glued each dinosaur in place, popping up the center one with some foam tape.

I finished the card by adding the Hooray die cut that I had added glossy accents to.

Here is a closer look at this cute Dinos!

Dinosaur Party Card ft. Spellbinder's Dinosaur Etched Dies by ilovedoingallthigscrafty

I left the inside of the card blank for now, only because I think this card could be used for more than just a birthday party. I'm thinking retirement party for the "old dinosaurs" that may be ready to retire soon 😄

Hope this card has inspired you today. I had so much fun creating it and playing with these cool etched dinosaur dies.

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)

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DINOSAURS Etched Dies
DINOSAURS Etched Dies
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PHRASE SET TWO Dies
PHRASE SET TWO Dies
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Spellbinders PIERCED RECTANGLES
Spellbinders PIERCED RECTANGLES
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Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9x12 140lb Pad
Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9x12 140lb Pad
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Jane Davenport Mixed Media Mermaid Markers
Jane Davenport Mixed Media Mermaid Markers
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Post-it Super Sticky Full Adhesive Notes
Post-it Super Sticky Full Adhesive Notes
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Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1"
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Oxide Ink Pad VINTAGE PHOTO
Oxide Ink Pad VINTAGE PHOTO
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Oxide Ink Pad SALTY OCEAN
Oxide Ink Pad SALTY OCEAN
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Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger
Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Gelly Roll Gel Pen Set, Fine, Black
Gelly Roll Gel Pen Set, Fine, Black
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Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
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Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
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3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
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Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

You're So Playti-rific Partial Shaker Card ft. Playti-rific Pondies Stamp Set from Ink On 3


Hello Friends!
The snow is all gone, there are puddles everywhere and the sun is shining... finally Spring has arrived here 🙌 It feels almost as warm as today's card looks!

Today I have another card to share with you featuring the Playtirific Pondies Set from Ink On 3.
These little critters are so cute I had to use them again on another card. This time I wanted to create a shaker card.

You're So Playti-rific Partial Shaker Card by Ilovedoingallthingscrafty

For this card I had planned on creating a process video, but sadly lost some of the footage. So I will explain the process to you below. For now I have included a very short clip here so you can see it up close and in detail!



The first thing I did was stamp out the critters using Blackout Ink (my new favorite). I then colored them in using Spectrum Noir markers and die cut them out using their coordinating dies. Next, I moved on to the front panel.

To create the pond shaker area, first I used the second largest balloon die from Simon Says Stamp to die cut the pond shape on the right edge of the panel. I then lined up the die cut panel onto the card base to use as a guide and die cut the base. The balloon end will cleverly be hidden behind the duck so you would never know it was a balloon die you used to cut out the pond. I then used distress oxide inks to blend out the area along the pond. Once that was done blending,  I stamped out the pond plants along the edge of the water and colored them in.

To create the shaker pocket, I used a clear cello bag (the kind you use to store the finished cards in) trimmed it to size, and adhered it with the finished bottom edge of the bag along the open edge of the card base. I then filled the pocket with sequins and glued the opening of the bag shut. Next, used foam tape along the edge of the pond to create a rim for the top panel to adhere to and to keep the sequins in place. There still was some areas that the sequins snuck into under the panel, so if you want to avoid that I would trim the bag all the way around the pond and use some double sided tape to close it together.

Once the top panel was adhered to the card base I added the critters in place with some foam tape. For the sentiment tag, I stamped the words out with Salty Ocean distress oxide ink and heat set it with clear embossing powder. The last thing I did was add some blue cardstock to the inside of the card and adhered it under the front panel. This did not only add color to the pond but it also hid the balloon end from being seen on the inside of the card.

Here is a closer look at this cuties 😍
You're So Playti-rific Partial Shaker Card by Ilovedoingallthingscrafty

Make sure to check out the links below for supplies I used in making this card. For more inspiration with this set check out the Ink On 3 blog.

Have a Platirific Week and hope this card inspired you today 😀
Even if it is to go outside and enjoy the Spring weather!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)

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Platy-rific Pondies
Platy-rific Pondies
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Platy-rific Pondies Coordinating dies
Platy-rific Pondies Coordinating dies
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Blackout Hybrid Detail Ink
Blackout Hybrid Detail Ink
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Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
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SSS BALLOONS Craft Dies
SSS BALLOONS Craft Dies
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Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
Sizzix Big Shot Magnetic Platform
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Simon Says Stamp 2.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
Simon Says Stamp 2.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1"
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Oxide Ink Pad FOREST MOSS
Oxide Ink Pad FOREST MOSS
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Oxide Ink Pad CRACKED PISTACHIO
Oxide Ink Pad CRACKED PISTACHIO
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Oxide Ink Pad LUCKY CLOVER
Oxide Ink Pad LUCKY CLOVER
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Oxide Ink Pad SALTY OCEAN
Oxide Ink Pad SALTY OCEAN
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Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger
Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger
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Studio Katia CRYSTAL CLEAR Fusion Sequins
Studio Katia CRYSTAL CLEAR Fusion Sequins
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The Official Anti-Anxiety 360 Spinner
The Official Anti-Anxiety 360 Spinner
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Gelly Roll Gel Pen Set, Fine, Black
Gelly Roll Gel Pen Set, Fine, Black
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Sakura 6 WHITE Gelly Roll Classic Medium Point Pens Set
Sakura 6 WHITE Gelly Roll Classic Medium Point Pens Set
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Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
Quilled Creations PRECISION TIP Applicator Bottle
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Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
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Inkadinkado Embossing Magic
Inkadinkado Embossing Magic
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EMBOSSING POWDER-ICICLE
EMBOSSING POWDER-ICICLE
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Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
Black & Decker HG1300 Dual Temperature Heat Gun
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3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
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3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
3M Scotch 1/2-Inch Double-Sided Foam Tape
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Recollections White Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
Recollections White Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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