Arrrr! Pirate teddy bear wishing you a happy birthday! My card features a Bugaboo digital stamp with a die-cut foam sentiment, paper from Doodlebug, and More and Galore buttons.
Putting It Together
I had coloured this image last month and tucked it in my stash. Colouring a variety of images ahead of time when I can squeeze them in makes it quicker to make cards or other things.
I used Prima watercolour pencils and a waterbrush on the bear while I was at lunch at my day job.
When I decided to use him on a card, I found a die that would fit him and would be good for the project.
I also die cut a sentiment from fun foam. Usually, I use fun foam to pop-up cardstock, but this time I decided to use it alone, to have its own texture on the card as well as the dimension.
For the background, I used a patterned paper from Doodlebug featuring sailboats for a nautical theme. I put them all on a white card base and popped up the image with foam mounting tape.
I decided to add some shell buttons to the card, keeping with the nautical/ocean theme.
Inside, for a bit of whimsical detail, I stamped Pirate-y sentiments and elements leaving plenty of space for a personal sentiment.
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