Wednesday, December 29, 2021

ZOINKS! Happy Birthday

Hi PND Fans! It's Betty here...My all time favorite cartoon growing up was a group of kids and their Great Dane dog, so when Paper Nest Dolls came out with this set of stamps, called Doll Detectives, I couldn't just color just one of the stamps, I had to color them all! This awesome stamp bundle comes in red rubber and in digital formats! I used the digital formats so that I can make them the size I needed for my slimline easel card.

To make this slimline easel card, I first printed the two girls and the two boys at 3-3/4" tall. The dog is 2" tall and the bus is 2-3/4" tall. I colored all the images with Copic markers and the sandwich with Prismacolor pencils then fussy cut them.

Copic Markers Used
Girl 1
Skin: E13, E11, E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: R20
Hair: E18, E08,YR18, YR14
Green: YG97, YG95, YG93, YG91
Light Purple: V25, V22, V20
Dark Purple: V17, V15, V12

Girl 2
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: R20
Glasses: B00
Hair: E29, E37, E35, E34, E31
Orange: YR18, YR16, YR14, YR12
Red: R39, R37, R35, R32
Magnifying Glass: C5, C3, C1, B01, B000

Boy 1
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: R20
Hair: E13, E11, E53, E50
White: C7, C5, C3, C1, 0
Blue: B99, B97, B93, B91
Red: R39, R37, R35, R32
Shoes: E47, E44, E43

Boy 2
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000
Cheeks: R20
Hair: E29, E37, E35, E34, E31
Green: YG97, YG95, YG93, YG91
Brown: E47, E44, E43, E42
Shoes: T5, T2, T1

Sandwich - Prismacolor Pencils
Brown: PC943, PC946
Green: PC909, PC911
Orange/Yellow: PC916, PC918
Red: PC924

Brown: E39, E35, E34, E31
Red: R22, R20
Black: T7, T5, T3
Blue: B97, B93, B91
Gold: Y28, YR24

Blue: BG07, BG05, BG02, BG01, BG000
Green: YG17, YG09, YG07, YG05
Orange: Y18, Y16, Y15
Silver: T3, T2, T0
Black: T9, T7, T5

To make the slimline easel card, use the following measurements as shown below. There are two cut lines and the rest are score lines. I did my measurements and marked it with pencil, then I used a steel ruler and craft knife to make my cut lines. You can also use a rotary or blade paper trimmer that has grid lines and measurements to make your cuts. For this card, start with a sheet of 8-1/2" x 11" cardstock. Cut off 1/2" of the 11" side so that the cardstock measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2". Make the following cut and score lines:

After making the cut and score lines, fold the easel to look like this: 

I downloaded and printed some free digital patterned paper from Freepik to decorate the card. I thought this flower pattern was perfect for the card. I matted the patterned paper with turquoise cardstock. I used liquid glue to adhere all the images onto the card. I created and printed the sentiment on my printer, then trimmed it. I added a turquoise cardstock mat behind it.
This was such a fun card to make! These stamps are just so cute! Great for scrapbooking too! 

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a creative week! 


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