Thursday, July 14, 2011

Eddie Elephant

Hello once again - it is still cold and stormy here, so I thought I would brighten my day with this cheerful character from McMahon Vintage Digital, who looks as though he has riden off the pages of a vintage children's book.


I thought this would be ideal for a child's birthday card, so I coloured the image with watercolour crayons.


I then mounted the image on a maroon base, added double sided sellotape and then glitter.... now I remember why I don't use this technique often, there is still glitter glittering in unexpected places!!

I also used the glitter on the corner pieces, embossed a greeting and added three gold rhinestones for added sparkle.

In this final photograph I have tried to capture (not very sucessfully) the intensity of the glitter.


May your day be blessed.

6 comments:

  1. Wow! This is such a great card- love the wonderful glitter look and the beautiful coloring.

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  2. thats a fab card! cute!

    Thanks for joining us at RRC.

    Hugs, Lynsey xx

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  3. OMG, that's hysterical and soooo cute. Thanks for joining the StampinB challenge this week and hope you'll come back and play again next week!

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  4. What a wounderful card! I like it!

    Thanks for joining us this week at Hanna & Friends!

    Hugs, Susanne

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  5. Hilarious image! Very cute birthday card!
    Thanks for playing at Southern Girls.
    Viv xx

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  6. How cute card Maxine!

    Thanks for joining us on "Not square" challenge at Forever Friends & co. Hope to see you soon again!

    Hugs, Sande xx

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