Monday, August 24, 2015

Masculine Guy Birthday Card

This weeks challenge over at Just Add Ink is cards for guys and since I live with a house full of them I thought it would be fun to play along!

Birthday Sentiment - Just For Fun Rubber Stamps
Swordfish Stamp - Deep Red Stamps

So here goes...The background is glossy cardstock with a variety of blue alcohol inks swished around here and there.  I added some glitter glue to some of the waves to add a bit of dimension.  I then stamped the swordfish twice, once on the card so I could color in the "splash" and a second time on regular white cardstock.  I colored then cut out the fish.

To give the fish some dimension I cut a slit in the "splash" area, tucked his tail behind the card in the slit and then used a pop dot up by his head to give it the look like he was actually jumping off the card.  It looks so much better in person.

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  1. Wow! Your waves are gorgeous! They are so realistic looking that I can smell the salt air and for just a moment I'm back at my beloved ocean. Great job on doing a card for a male.

  2. How cool is that wave effect. A perfect card for a male..:0) Thanks for joining us this week over at Just Add Ink.

  3. Wonderful card- love the movement with the ink and the shimmer you added as well. Love the dimension with the fish popped up as well.

  4. Roni, your card is amazing! I would never had imagined that you used a stamp for your swordfish. I know your artistic ability , and I really thought that as you created a sea of blue; your hand continued and had this powerful fish of the sea jump out from your artwork!
    I also have multiple birthdays coming up from now until the end of the year. Roni, could you show us how you finish the inside of one of your cards? With the amount of beautiful and creative work that you show us, I would love to see your finishing techniques! Thank you my friend for sharing with us so many wonderful and creative possibibilities! Love Kathy

  5. great card would also like to know who the sailfish stamp is by

  6. Great effect with the waves, Roni. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

  7. Fantastic card Roni! The waves look awesome. Love the swirling and the touches of glitter. Great card for a male! Thanks for playing along this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo


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