Hello Hello, and happy Friday! It's NEW RELEASE DAY at the Digi Doodle Studios shop, and this month it's all about those BOYS AND their TOYS! Dina has drawn such cute images for this release, I don't know how you could only choose one! Here is my card using Miles & Otis:
Friday, June 3, 2022
DIGI DOODLE STUDIOS NEW RELEASE -- BOYS AND TOYS -- JUNE 3, 2022
Isn't this image just adorable?? The original image faces to the right, but I flipped it in the Silhouette Studio software. In doing so, I didn't realize that I would be making it look like he is driving somewhere "across the pond!" Oh well, I'm still happy with how this card turned out! 😍
I knew I wanted them to be driving down a bit of a curvy road, but I didn't have a die or cut file for that, so I did a search in the Silhouette Store to find this one. I cut it from white cardstock and inked it using Black Soot oxide ink. The yellow lines down the middle were inked with Squeezed Lemonade. While that dried, I colored the image with alcohol markers. To make the windshield look like glass, I colored it with a light blue, and then added Glossy Accents. This was also added to the headlights, the silver emblem on the hood, and the tire rims. Oh yes, and I used a silver metallic marker to color those rims and the emblem. I don't know about you, but I find it tricky to color with metallic markers, as they like to cover up the lines of the image! I try to be careful, but I did have to come in with a 03 Micron pen and go over those lines to bring them back.
For my background, I used a set of nature stencils from Recollections that includes not only the clouds and grass, but also mountains, and an ocean wave. I used Tumbled Glass oxide for the sky, and Mowed Lawn for the grass. My sentiment was created using Henry's ABC's from Lawn Fawn. These dies are my new obsession! I cut them 4 times from black cardstock and once from black glitter cardstock and layered them up for dimension. I didn't care for the white edge of the glitter paper, so I grabbed a black marker and went around the edges of all the letters. Incidentally, the exclamation point comes from Henry's 123's. I HAD to get both sets of dies! 😁
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Well, that's all for me today. Head on over to the Digi Doodle Studios shop to check out the new release, and don't forget to enter the BOYS AND TOYS challenge at the challenge blog too! There's still plenty of time to enter, and we love to see what you create! The DT have really made some AWESOME cards for this challenge!! Until next time,
💗 Stay Healthy, Take Care, and God Bless! 💗
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