Love Zoo

August 26, 2011

Hi all! Today I have a fun, playful card that I made for my daughter Faith's bff. She just moved away to South Carolina last week. It was tearful and sad and broke my heart into a million pieces. She is like a daughter to me and I will miss her very much. Seen as this months challenge on the Hero blog is Creatures and Cards for Kids and the technique is to build a scene I decided to incorporate it all PLUS do most of it digital.
Love Zoo

I have loved these giraffe's and monkeys since the moment they hit the Silhouette store and the 2 Peas digi store. I originally was going to do them digitally from the 2 Peas digi kit but decided I would rather cut and color them. I cut all the images from the Silhouette store except for the bricks. I used and old, old, old, Hero Arts shadow stamp. I believe they came out in 2000, a year after I started scrapbooking. It's from a set called "Shadow Stamps" (LL628). There are 6 wood block stamps all with shadow blocks on them. This particular stamp (E2056) has four solid blocks on them. I stamped them with the Memories ink for Hero Arts in Soft Stone, which is one of my favorite colors. I then cut each one out, re-inked the edges, placed each one on a pop dot and created the wall.
giraffes

The critters were cut out of the Snow White layering paper, then colored with my Copics and finished off with Googly eyes. The leaves were cut from the Silhouette and layered in 2 different greens and then stamped with the Hero Arts Envelope Pattern stamp for more dimension. Doodlebug rub-ons were used for the "love zoo"...which Faith and I came up with for a play on words.
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Thanks for stopping by. I am in Hurricane prep mode today. We are right in Irene's path. Hoping we don't lose internet but if we do I'll be back as soon as I can. If you are in Irene's path please stay safe!!

HUGS!!!

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