Friday, September 10, 2010

A Birthday Bash...

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My uber-smart brother-in-law, Scott, is known to my little rugrat as "Uncle Soggy." He used to be the "baby" of the family, but now he is a litigator and an attorney and a super cool guy. With a birthday coming up, I decided to make him a fun card to help him celebrate.

This week, Stamp TV offered up a fun sketch, which I rotated and mixed up just a teeny bit to suit my needs. I stamped this adorable little truck onto red card stock, highlighting with a few Copic markers and then shined up with a glaze pen. Next, I cut a cute gift and balloons from some cute patterned paper and put them in the truck bed. After trimming more of the paper for the background elements, I finished off with a cut-out sentiment. Happy B-Day to our favorite Uncle Soggy!


BEAN NOTES

  • Stamps: Oh Boy! by Tami Mayberry (Gina K. Designs)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
  • Paper: Neenah Solar White Card Stock; Chocolate Chip and Real Red Card Stock (Stampin' Up!)
  • Patterned Paper: Imaginisce B-Day Bash
  • Accessories: Copic Sketch Markers (100, C1, R46); Foam Tape
HAPPY BEANS

  • Glaze Pen (Sakura); Silver Metallic Pen (Sakura)

7 comments:

Carol's Ink Spot said...

This is super cute! Like the sketch. You've provided/inspired an idea for me to make a card needed for one of my brothers late this month!

Ann Schach said...

I like how you mixed up the sketch! I love the look of the truck after using the glaze pen! Awesome!

Carla Bazhenow said...

This is so cool!!! I love the glaze pen on the truck, I would never trust mine to do the entire truck. *smile* Just how old is that brother of yours? lol Hugs,

Yvonne Hagane said...

Awesome card!
That truck is just amazing:)

Monique said...

Lots of awesome colors Regina!! Your little truck turned out just perfect :)

Mary Fish said...

Love the splashy red truck. Uncle Soggy will love it. Hugs, M

Pam~ said...

Love your truck! Cutting out the window really added great dimension to it. Have a great day!