Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Crafting with Dragonflies - Card + freebie image

We have a really fun challenge theme for you at Crafting with Dragonflies for the next 2 weeks: Make a card using a Freebie digi stamp. Not only is this a chance to play with that freebie you've been waiting to use, it's a great way to learn about different companies and sample their images for yourself!

I've been meaning to use this Space Invaders in Disguise freebie from Wonderstrange for some time, as there a lot of gamers in my life. I printed it on Lunchbag Kraft paper from the Kraft Outlet and colored it with pencils.

I made the sentiment myself, using the fonts ArcadeClassic and Caflisch Script Pro. I printed it on a shiny silver paper and heat-embossed it in a shiny blue (see my tutorial for this technique here.) The tag was made with a die and stamp from a Doodlebug/Sizzix set; the frame stamp was heat-embossed in a green.

The Space Invader paper is from SMIRK, and the green/kraft cardstock is from a Recollections set. I inked the right-hand piece with several yellow and green inks; the edges of everything are inked with either Peeled Paint or Tea Die distress inks. The "messy stitching" was done on my sewing machine.

Aud Sentiments Challenge #100: Bingo (2-word sentiment, 3D items, Something shiny)
Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet: Use a Die Cut + Kraft
Sketch N’ Dies: Sketch #1 + Dies

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Susan Hogan said...

CG, this is soooo cute! Love the way you have used this image to create a fabulous card.

Life Ineffable said...

This is awesome! I love geek things!!

Sammy said...

Utterly brilliant digi (a lot of gamers and geeks over here too!) and such a gorgeous card! I just love the colours. x

♥Jan♥ said...

Fun fun fun !! We really appreciate you sharing this with us, and our readers over at The Krbaft Journal !!

Karen Letchworth said...

I really love the creativity in this one. Thanks so much for sharing with us in this week's Die Cut Challenge. Have a blessed week, and please join us again real soon.
The Kraft Journal

Wynn Walton said...

Great fun card CG. As you say lots of gamers out who'd love it.
Very creative. Hugs Wynn x

Embellishments said...

Very creative and fun! Thanks for joining us over at Sketch N' Dies challenge :-)

chanya13 said...

Beautiful masculin card!!! Love colors combo and sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Sketch N' Dies. We hope that you will come back and play again. Agnieszka

Carmen M. said...

This is way too cute. Love the digi you found. Thanks for playing this month at Sketch N Dies. Hope you will come again next time.
Sketch N Dies owner

Ina said...

OMG this is way out there.
What a fabulous layout and all those dimensions + the funky fonts. So very imaginative. Cool as all the youngies say lol
PS Don't know why I missed commenting earlier thought I had done them all. Better late than never. Hugs

Tracey Boley said...

Brilliant card.

Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

Tracey Dtxx