Hello Brutus Monroe fans! Hope your summer has been fun so far with all
of the easing up and places re-opening. Today I'm bringing you this fun card using:
Isn't this stamp set so cute! And the sentiments!
Let me show you how I made my card.
This card kept evolving as I was making it! Originally I was going to make a
shaker card because the die I used just screamed SHAKER! But then I realized
that most of my images would be covering up the openings and the shaker bits
really wouldn't show. So, I just went for more depth instead.
First, I die cut my frame for my slimline card using some paper with barnboards
on it. I made sure they were vertical.
Next I took a panel of white card stock the same size as my die cut and using a stencil
made clouds pretty much all the way down the panel. I kept these quite pale as I didn't
want them to overpower the rest of the card. I foam taped the die cut panel onto the
Then it was time for my images. I used Brutus Monroe Raven Detail Ink
as I was going to use Copic Markers for coloring them and this ink is perfect.
I ended up not using all of the animals, but had them stamped just in case!
Next, I colored them in and then fussy cut them out.
Copic colors used:
Red: R17, R27, R59, R000, R00, R11
Orange: R02, YR07, YR16, E15
Green: YG03, YG09, G07
Warm Grey: W1, W2, W3, W5, W7
Cool Grey: C0, C2, C3, C5, C7
Yellow: Y02, Y21, Y06, Y28
Black & Blender
I used a grass die - both a straight one and a curved one. I used the straight
one to cut a strip for the grass at the bottom and a curved one to use upside down
for the nests.
I adhered the straight green one to the bottom of the barn and then
adhered the barn to the card. I adhered the the little piglet with foam tape.
I inked the edges of the nest pieces and adhered them into place.
Then I adhered the chickens into place. I made the sign from one of the
evacuated pieces of the die cut barn board and heat embossed in white
my sentiment. I used Brutus Monroe Alabaster Embossing Powder for this.
I adhered a piece of twine on the back and put it above the barn - crooked -
with one of the chickens bouncing on it!
As a last bit of embellishment, I added some brown sequin flakes on all of the
hay. That was messy!!!!! And that finished my card!
I hope you enjoyed today's tutorial. This stamp set is so cute. I might just
have to make a card with the pigs!
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In my capacity as a design team member for Brutus Monroe, I do receive the products I use from them.
All opinions and creative decisions remain my own, and I only work with companies/use products that I love.