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Hello friends! You ever have that certain someone in your life whenever you feel that things are falling apart, that there’s one individual that makes you feel everthing is going to be alright? It’s nice to know that you can always depend on that person to come when you call, right? They deserve special recoginition like a hand-made card that I’ve made today:
Isn’t he adorable?! This is the Penguin Superhero digital stamp released this month (previously released in red rubber) from Whimsy Stamps. I have combined some older (retired) stamps from Whimsy Stamps along with some fun ink blending and coloring to come up with this design.
I’ve used some kraft colored ink to stamp the buildings on the panel behind penguin and then used some ink blending and distress inks for the little “sidewalk strip” the penguin is standing on along with the city scape sky. I took a stencil to go over top of the the sky background. I popped the fussy cut penguin over top of that with some foam tape. This was mounted over a black cardstock layer that was mounted over the card front base and popped up with foam tape.
To make the card front, I randomly stamped some images with white ink over a kraft colored card base that I matted onto a white layer which was then mounted over a black A2 sized top folding card base. I took a strip of red cardstock and made my own banner with it using scissors. I did the same for the sentiment banner (from the Bold Statements clear stamp set.) in black cardstock that I white heat embossed over it. Lastly, I took some silver stars and glued them on the design.
Here’s a good close look at the coloring that I’ve done on this cutie. Something different that I’ve done here is to color with both Copics and pencils on this one. Basically the reasoning for doing this was because a couple of my Copic markers are running out of ink and it was hard to get the blend that I wanted…so I finished it off with Prisma colored pencils. (I’m waiting for refills to arrive! LOL) Here are the Copics that I dKraftid use on my coloring. Check out the Copics on Whimsy Stamps to purchase or click the individual numbers below to see or purchase in the store.
- Penguin body – C8, C5, C3, C1, C0, R00, YR27, YR24, Y21
- Cape, letters – R39, R37, R35, R32
- Shirt – B39, B37, B34
- Letter outline – Y38, Y35
- blended with Prisma colored pencils on penguin body, cape and shirt
The penguin was fussy cut with scissors and popped up over the scene with foam tape. I also gave the penguin’s shirt initials a bit of shimmer with the Wink of Stella Glitter Brush Pen.
I hope you’ve enjoyed my card with this sweet Whimsy Stamps Penguin from the August Digital Stamp Release. Please join us over at the Whimsy Inspirations Facebook Group and share your Whimsy creations with us as we love to see what you’re working on!
Thanks so much for stopping in and I’ll be posting again shortly…stay tuned!
Here are the Whimsy Stamps products used on my card today linked with affiliate links below:
Challenges I’d like to enter this card for:
- Krafty Chicks – #468 masculine
- The Creative Crafters – Anything Goes
- Sheepski Designs – Animal Madness
- QKR Stampede – #359 Anything Goes
17 thoughts on “Never Fear, Super Penguin is Here!”
Lovely one Vicki!
This is so adorable, Vicki. Love your coloring of that cute penguin and the background is gorgeous too.
Super penguin is adorable, fabulous as always…xx
How adorable and nice design!
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Such a cute image, and colored perfectly too! Love how you put this cute card together – it’s sure to bring a big smile to the lucky person who opens it!
SUPER cute and fun!!!
I love Super Penguin, Vicki! Fabulous work to make the city scape scene. Putting on a DT hat – Thanks ooodles for joining our weekly Anything Goes challenge at QKR Stampede and good luck.
Yep! My SP is my BFF, Shirley! I know I can count on her anytime, for anything, and hope she feels the same. What a darling card, dear friend!!! Thanks for sharing!
LOL! Cute as can be, Vicki! Love the red banner in the back, and the sweet sentiment on the bottom – Fantastic creation! xx
Oh, he is super adorable Vicki, fabulous colouring and I love the background..
Fabulous image and colouring Vicki love the background
OMGosh Vicki, this is adorable!! I love that sweet penguin and the awesome background/scene you created! It will put a smile on the recipients face for sure!
super adorable card!
Lovely card. Thank you for sharing with us over here at The Creative Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
Wendy DT Member for https://creativecrafterschallenge.blogspot.com/
What a fun, fun card! And perfect for that friend who always bales us out! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!
What a cute little card! I love it! XOXO Emma|| Cardstock Queen
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