Hey crafty friends! It’s almost the weekend, and I’m not as excited as I usually would be. For me, it means the end of Spring Break and a return back to school. Although I love being a preschool teacher, I am looking forward to these long breaks.
I enjoy making “just because” cards and love to have as many as I can in my stash for no particular reason other than sending a handmade card to my family and friends.
For this card, I used the Hello Friend Tortoise stamp set by Gerda Steiner Designs. I began the card by stamping the image onto smooth cardstock and using my Copic Markers to color all images in the following color combinations.
Copic Marker Combination
Green: YG67, G24, G21, G20
Dark Shell: E49, E47, E44
Light Shell: E44, E43, E41
Butterflies: Y117, Y15, Y11, W7, W5, W3
After coloring all of the images and using my ScanNCut to cut those out, I set them aside to work on the background. Using Distress Oxide ink in Dried Marigold, I inked up the bottom portion of a piece of heavy-weight smooth cardstock. Next, I added Kitsch Flamingo Distress Oxide ink and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink just at the edges. I trimmed the background panel using a stitched rectangle die and set it aside to work on the grassy hills.
With Mowed Lawn Distress Oxide ink, I ink blended a panel then used the Stitched Hillside Borders die by Lawn Fawn. For texture, I splattered the panels with diluted white acrylic paint and allowed them to dry. I stamped the sentiment in the top left corner, adhered the images with liquid adhesive and glue dots, and added a frame to complete this card.
It was a quick and simple card to make and I hope you like it. As always thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!
I am playing along with the Gerda Steiner Designs Easter Egg Hunt
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4 thoughts on “Gerda Steiner Designs Hello Friend Tortoise | Colored with Copic Markers”
This is so adorable. Love your coloring.
Thank you for sharing your project with us at The Crafting Challenge Blog.
Thanks so much for stopping by, Nunzia!
Awe…your coloring is beautiful! So glad you hid this treat for us. Thanks for playing along in our Egg Hunt!
Thank you so much for organizing the Easter Egg Hunt, it’s a lot of fun!