Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Spiderman Birthday

Hope everyone is enjoying the heat wave!  I love love love summer, so I'll be one of the last few to ever complain about the heat.  The humidity level on the other hand can be a little much, even for me, which proved itself yesterday.  It was much too hot to have the boys outside so I got to work in my stamp room guilt free during nap time!

July and August are a couple crazy months for birthdays around here so I decided I best get to it and get caught up and (gasp) AHEAD on all the cards that have to be made.  A wonderful little boy of close friends turned 5 earlier this month and he loves superhero's, so I turned to my punches and created Superman scaling a building wall.  I hope he likes it! :)


Stamp sets: Up, Up, and Away
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Not Quite Navy, Pool Party, Basic Gray, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Versamark marker, Silver Embossing Powder, sponges, Owl punch, 1 3/4" circle punch, Modern label punch, Large oval punch, 2 way glue pen, dimensionals

Head: 1 3/4" circle punch - trimmed to create an oval shape
Eyes: the "tummy" portion of the owl punch - cut in half and trimmed to shape
Body: 1 3/4" circle punch - trimmed to shape
Upper Arms and Upper Legs: Large oval punch
Lower Arms and Lower Legs: Large oval punch trimmed down to a small oval.  I don't have the small oval punch which would have worked perfect.
Hands: Modern Label punch - cut in half and trimmed to shape
Boots: I used the Large oval punch as a guideline to keep the proportions right but essentially freehanded them

The web on his body was created by drawing the lines freehand with the fine tip end of a Versamark marker then covering with silver embossing powder and heat setting.  Before I assembled the pieces I sponged Basic Black ink on all the edges of each piece.  I assembled the pieces using a 2 way glue pen.

The building is Basic Gray cardstock, highlighted with Basic Black ink on the edges.  The windows are done with Daffodil Delight cardstock; 1"x1" and highlighted with Daffodil Delight ink.  The finished card is 5 1/2"x 4 1/4".

Thanks so much for looking!
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KellyRae said...

OMG! This is sooooo clever. A darling card and sure to please that 5yo!

Vicki said...

This if fantasic. Thanks so much for putting the tutorial on your blog for us.

Hofkissed said...

Awesome punch art! I'll have to give this one a try...
Steph -

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