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Sunday, February 9, 2014

Toucans of Love


I adore these birds, I looked Toucans  up on Google and oh the glorious colours they display, nature at it's finest. You really cannot go wrong when colouring them as they come in all shades just keep it bright! These two are from Doodle Pantry's digital stamp set 'Toucans of Love'.
The heads were made dimensional by double printing and colouring the image heads twice, cutting one  out and popping it up over the other  with dimensional tape. The background was heat embossed!

Doodle Pantry is sponsoring the challenge this week of Feb. 9th over at 'The Squirrel and the Fox' and the theme is 'love'.For some lovely inspiration stop by the Doodle Pantry Blog site and have a look.

Card Recipe:
Stamp: Doodle Pantry 'Toucans of Love' and  Rubberneckers  background stamp 'Loose Weave'
Sentiment: Stampin Up
Colour Medium: Prismacolor Markers and Gumbo green ink from Stampin' Up -used to darken the heart face.
Card Stock:  Stampin' Up's Gumbo Green, Basic black, Whisper White
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Nestabilities Beaded Circles (sentiment frame); Memory Box Precious Hearts (with the bow and  string cut off); Marianne designs  die cut LR0193 (the key)


Challenges
1. 2 Sisters: #173 Embossing  (background heat embossed)
2. A Gem Of A Challenge:#112 'All You Need is Love'
3. Crafty Calender Challenge: Love is All Around
4. Digi Designs Challenge: Love and/or Valentine
5. My Sheri Crafts #126 Valentine
6. Sunflower Field:First Monthly Challenge: Valentines Day/Hearts
7. Digi Galore: Valentine/Love
8. Feeling Crafty: #25 Dies and/or Punches
9. Ladybug Challenges: Feb. Challenge 'Be Mine'
10. The Crafting Cafe: Feb 14th. Embossing (background heat embossed)