Thursday, April 2, 2009
So Sorry for Loss
This card is for the sad occasion of another friend having to put their beloved pet down. That seems to be happening an awful lot lately. :-( And I know of yet another that will have to make that painful decision in a day or two. *sigh*
That sweet little kitty face is called Peeking Kitty by Rubber Stampede, and as soon as I saw it at the store, I knew it had to be made peeking out a window. I cut the window frame from heavy cardstock (Neenah Solar White Cover 110 lb.) using a Fiskars portable paper trimmer. It makes cutting inside corners really easy, but you have to be careful to not go too far (don't look too closely at the photo, lol).
The flowers in the window box are from the Stampin' Up! Friendships Grow set, which I stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and masked four times, lining them up with a Stamp-a-ma-jig. The window box I just drew with a ruler, cut out, added shading with Copic YR24 Pale Sepia, and then popped up on Stampin' Dimensionals. The flowers were double popped up to make it look like they're hanging over the box. I added some Hero Arts Sparkle Gem Small Blossoms to the flowers for interest.
The texture behind the kitty was aFiskars texture plate, and the dry embossed flowers on the right are from the Cuttlebug Just My Type embossing folder set (see to right). I hadn't played with that set yet, but I really like the way it turned out, so I'll be using it more.
Copic colors used>>>>