Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Cowboys and Snowmen

Somewhat of an odd combination? Not really...they're just what I happened to use for today's Sketch Challenge on SCS *wink*

I needed a "guy" birthday card for a friend today. I just love this little cowboy from Inky Antics.
It's colored with Copics. For his chaps I used the blender pen and dotted it around to remove the color and give them some texture.

The hay bale was repeatedly stamped then airbrushed. The "leather looking" strip? That's a piece of an old belt I ran through the Cuttlebug!
I "dirtied" everything up by sponging Frayed Burlap distress ink around the edges.

stamps:inky antics ink:tuxedo black-tsukineko, frayed burlap-ranger paper:gp white, prism kraft/nautical blue med other:copics, abs, foam dimensionals, cuttlebug/ef, martha stewart fence punch, sakura white gel pen


This next card is a new Winter rubber stamp image from Janlynn. It's colored with Copics, masked and sponged with distress ink that was left on my dauber from a previous card... and Mudd Puddles Snow sand added under the snowman.

The sentiment is also a Stamps Happen image from Janlynn...I only inked up the the top portion of the greeting for this card, then used my white gel pen to highlight the word.

stamps: stamps happen/janlynn ink: tuxedo black-tsukineko, distress ink paper: gp white, deja view, dcwv, hollo's black other: copics, mudd puddles sand, sakura white gel pen, foam dimensionals, snowflake buttons-jesse james beads, cuttlebug/ef

Thanks for stopping!



Connie M. said...

These are both so fun, Dawn!! Love the little cowboy...reminds me of my son in his cowboy hat! The snow man makes me long for these 105 degree days to be over!!! :)

JazzyH said...

Very cute! I love the images. ♦

mel m. m. mccarthy said...

I love all the texture in these & your colouring is divine. That hay bail background is too cute for words. Gorgeous! :o)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What fun cards Dawn!! Love your little cowboy!! The snowmen are soo cute but I am not ready for winter yet. Just starting to have summer here.

Both are beautiful designs! Love the textures and colors with the cute images!

Kathy JH said...

I saw your cards on the Inky Antics blog and just wanted to let you know that I think they are adorable! Thanks for sharing!