Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Baa Baa Black Sheep

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This card was designed for a two year old's birthday - the wee lad lives on a farm, and hopefully he will like the card.


I started by stamping and masking the sentiment, the two featured sheep, then continued with the rest of the flock, masking as I went. 
(The stamp appears to have been discontinued)


The sheep were coloured using prismacolor pencils, using small circles to mimic the wool.  I did not colour the faces of the black sheep, (other than the nose) just letting the kraft card show through.


I painted in the embossed sentiment with Inca Gold gold paste, applied with a wet paint brush.


this photograph shows the gleam it has.


I finished the inside of the card by stamping two sheep inside.

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29 comments:

  1. very cute Maxine. Love your two black sheep

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  2. hi Maxine,
    This is such a happy and cute card, perfect for a Birthday. Thanks so much for sharing your creation at Anything goes September link-up, Just keep on creating
    Susan xx

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  3. Cute! Thanks for playing at Sunny Day Crafting.
    ~DT Janis

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  4. Fabulous masking and stamping to create this lovely flock of sheep, a delightful card! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  5. Love this card. I've got a friend who would adore this card. I always try to make her birthday card with sheep on it. 😊 xx

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  6. Well as a bona fide black sheep myself, I think this card is awesome! I'm sure the fella will love it.

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  7. This is adorable Maxine - love that sheep - so clever with all of the masking! I am sure it will be loved by the recipient {{{hugs}}}

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  8. Hello dear Maxine,

    First of all I am so glad that you come and visit me. I love your comments - right from your heart.

    This is a SUPERB card and how clever to make so many sheep... it looks lovely, cuddly and cute. The wee boy will love it. How lucky to live on a farm. The sentiment looks nice too and so does the inside.

    Love,

    Monica

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  9. Oh my, how darling is this, Maxine! you have such a way with the embossing and bringing your cards warmth and character. I love these little sheep and the brilliance of your card design - what a lucky little boy! Sensational ♥

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  10. Such an adorable card!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it Maxine!!! Your coloring is fab and so is embossing! :)

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  11. He will love it, I am sure. Who could fail to like those sheep. Love how you painted the gold around the lettering and am well impressed with your masking technique. Perfect!
    Hugs, Neet xx

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  12. Beautifully done and such a fun design! I'm stil smiling... Enjoy your day!

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  13. What a fabulous and fun card for a two year old, love the gold accented sentiment! hugs :)

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  14. Beautiful creation, those sheep are awesome and the colours are gorgeous..A BIG thank you for the most gorgeous embossed card received today...you timed the postie just right...hugs..xx.x{aNNie}

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  15. That looks like a Penny Black sheep (appropriately colored black!). This is a baaaad ass card! Ha, I had to say it. Very cute!

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  16. What a super cute idea with the two black sheeps for the second birthday!
    Lovely card dear Maxine!
    oxo Susi

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  17. Oh my goodness! It's super cute!!! Love those adorable sheep!! God bless you, Maxine!

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  18. Super cute and sweet card! I love all your masking and admire your patience!
    Xoxo Olga

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  19. I can totally relate to those black sheep... Ha! What a great stamp! Love this!

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  20. So cute, love it! Thank you for playing along at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  21. Lovely card. I am sure he loved it.

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  22. Thank you so much for sharing your fantastic card in the Sweet Stampin’ No Designer Paper Challenge, Maxine!

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  23. Cute project, very well executed! Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  24. Ahhh this is an adorable card Maxine! SO lovely with all the sheep and the black sheep are so cute! Fab work! Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps. Marlies

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  25. What a fun card Maxine using the cute sheep! Perfect for a 2year old's birthday!
    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Ellie
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  26. Wow! What a lot of masking! You have such patience and it's sure paid off here!

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  27. So cute and what a great job of masking. Just right for a farmy kid. CarolG

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  28. so cute card. Thank you for joining us at Addicted to stamps. hugs
    laurigami

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  29. Great work Maxine! From the start, with all the masking, and the Colouring and the embossing, I really love the outcome.
    Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Colouring in Scrapland
    XX Nelida DT

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D