Have a Ball! - Jeannie Lieu (InsideoutJeans)

April 14, 2018

Have a Ball! - Jeannie Lieu (InsideoutJeans)

Hello everyone! It's been awhile since I've shared one of my cards and I really am loving this one. If you're a fan of animals, especially doggies, this Dachshunds stamp set is for you! You'll see that I used the Hoppiness stamp set as well to add a few extra elements to the card as well.

I used a grassy hills die to create a stencil. Using distress inks, I colored two layers of the grass. I definitely wanted to use two of the dogs in the set. I like how the first dog is looking back. I can't really tell if he's looking at that butterfly on his tail or the other dog chasing the tennis ball.



Since the second dog looked to be moving, I wanted to put him in action. And what dog doesn't love chasing balls? I just had to have him chase the tennis ball included in this set. I create a pull tab channel so he could run towards the ball.

I used two sentiments in this card: It's Your Birthday and Have A Ball. The first one is prominent on the front of the card, but the second one is hidden until the dog fetches the ball. It's a small surprise for the card recipient.


I used the hearts and the butterfly from the Hoppiness set so I could add pop of color to the card. It looked a little too plain with just the doggies. I think it helps add that special something to the card. 

I hope you enjoyed this card and picked up the set. It's so fun! Thanks for stopping by! 




Leave a comment


Also in Gerda Steiner Designs

Pigeon Toast Wedding Card

September 29, 2022

Hello everyone, it's Karen here today.  I was totally inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s recent video on making simple pendulum cards. It was sheer genius and the minute I saw it, I thought about using her technique with Gerda Steiner's pigeons. If you haven’t seen Jennifer’s video, here’s a link to it - Cards with Simple Movement.


Now, I know this is not your typical wedding card, but it is a fun...

Continue Reading

You're one in a Melon

September 20, 2022

Hi there,

it's Tanja here and I created this sweet summer card using the bear from the Gerda Steiner Designs Melon Friends stamp set - Gerda's bears are just the cutest ...

  • stamp the bear and some melon slices from the Gerda Steiner Designs Melon Friends set with Lawn Fawn Jet Black - use the Masking Technique
  • color the images with Spectrum Noir Triblend Markers, add extra shading with Faber-Castell...

Continue Reading

Trick or treat by Noga Shefer
Trick or treat by Noga Shefer

September 16, 2022

 

Hi crafty friends,  Noga  here and I am so happy to share with you another project for Gerda Steiner Designs today.

Continue Reading