Cheerful Crab – Happy Birthday

Today’s handmade card has been created for the new challenge at Aud Sentiments challenge blog #249 that starts today.

The theme for this challenge is Birthday + Sentiment.

For my card I have used a digi image from Fabrika Fantasy called Cheerful Crab.

digi image from Fabrika Fantasy called Cheerful Crab.

Here is a tutorial on how I created this card.

You will need :

A5 White Card
Fabrika Fantasy called Cheerful Crab.
Chameleon Pens
The Paper Boutique Ocean Breeze – 8″ by 8″ Paper Kit
The Paper Boutique Ocean Breeze – Coloured Card Collection 
The Paper Boutique Ocean Breeze – Embellishment Pad
The Paper Boutique Filigree Fancy – Sentiments Volume XX
Brown Card
White Card
Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads

Instructions:

Print off the digi image, then choose one paper, one coloured card and one sentiment from the embellishment pad.

Layer one:
Cut a piece from brown card measuring 14.5 cms by 20.5 cms.
Cut a piece from the paper measuring 14 cms by 20 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base.

Layer two:
Cut a piece from brown card measuring 4 cms by 20.5 cms.
Cut a piece from coloured card measuring 3.5 cms by 20 cms.
Matt and layer together and attach across the centre of the card base. using foam pads.

Layer three:
Colour in the Cheerful Crab digi image.
For my image I used Chameleon pens.

Crab / Accessories: OR4, NU4, YL2, YO3 BV3, Rd5, YG3.
Sand: YO2, YO3.
Ocean: BL7
Sky:BL2

digi image from Fabrika Fantasy called Cheerful Crab.

Cut the digi image to measure 10.5 cms by 13.5 cms.

Layer four:
Cut a piece of white card measuring 11.5 cms by 14.5 cms.
Cut a piece of brown card measuring 11 cms by 14 cms.
Matt and layer together along with the digi image.
Attach to the card base using foam pads.

Layer five:
Cut a piece of brown card measuring 3.5 cms by 6.5 cms.
Cut the sentiment down to measure 3 cms by 6 cms.
Matt and layer together.
Attach to the card base using foam pads.

Layer six:
Using the sentiment die set, cut the matt die from brown card.
Cut the sentiment from white card.
Matt and layer together.
Attach to the card base using foam pads.

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Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.

If you would like to see other cards using Chameleon pens please have a look here:

May All Your Wishes Come True

Close To My Heart – Love Lives Here

Tulip, The Darling Buds – Happy Easter

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Challenges I would like to enter are:

CD Sunday Challenge #33 – Anything Goes

2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge #37 – Anything Goes With A Critter

A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge #114 – Anything Goes

A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge April – Anything Goes

Crafty Animals Challenge #37 – Anything Goes

Love To Craft Challenge #45 – Anything Goes

The Creative Crafters Challenge #27 – Anything Goes

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12 thoughts on “Cheerful Crab – Happy Birthday”

  1. Ginny says:

    Brilliant fun card Stay safe Ginny ♥
    My Blog As I do Rodos

  2. Jenny Kapp says:

    What a fab card Lisa! I love the crab in his hat, super cute. Hope you are well.
    Jenny (AKA the Ginger Ninja!) xx

  3. Fabulous card, I love your colourful crab, a really fun and brilliant card, would cheer up everyone at the moment
    Thank you for joining us
    Margaret
    CD Sunday plus DT

  4. Carol. xx CD Sunday Plus DT says:

    Absolutely fabulous – in every way. Thank you for sharing this with us.

  5. Elaine says:

    Love how colourful this card is. It has that holiday feelling. Elaine

  6. Anonymous says:

    Lisa this is such a cheerful card. It would brighten anyone’s day. Thank you for sharing it with us at CDSunday Plus Wynn DT

  7. Anonymous says:

    Wow I love the image you have chosen. He looks fabulous and great colouring. I like the sentiment you have chosen too. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  8. Lori Kobular says:

    Your crab looks like it is ready for Cinco de Mayo! What a fun image and I love the bright colors you colored it! Thanks for sharing with us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenges!

  9. Adorable creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Creative Crafters. We hope to see you again.
    ~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

  10. Tinz says:

    Gorgeous colourng!

    Hugz Tinz

  11. Lisa J says:

    Great Scene. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Animals. Lisa DT

  12. Kim says:

    Oh My Gosh! This Crab made me smile. Great card. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love to Craft Challenge Blog.

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