My husband's birthday is this week so today I was busily trying to come up with a card. (It would be a travesty to actually BUY A CARD!) He loves Guiness Stout so I thought this image from Digi Sparkle would work perfectly. Since I was mojo challenged, I surfed around to find a good sketch challenge that motivated me. I found it with The Pink Elephant Sketch Challenge #47.
I colored the glass with my prismacolor pencils with OMS and highlighted the details on the glass with a gold glitter pen. After numerous tries, this one was the best but I am still not completely happy with the color. I used liquid applique on the foam and then covered the glass with crystal effects. You can't really see it here, but IRL the glass is shiny.
The inside has an Irish toast that I found on the internet:
I have known many and liked not a few.
But loved only one and this toast is to you.
Challenges this card is entered in:
The Pink Elephant Sketch Challenge 47
Charisma Cardz Challenge - anything, but Christmas
Crafty Creations - No Rules
Creative Card Crew - Anything goes
Cupcake Craft Challenge - A Time for Celebration
Lots To Do - Free Theme
PolkaDoodle - Free Theme
Rosie-Dee's Challenge - Free Choice
What do you think?
Guiness image from Digi Sparkle "Beer Selection"
CTMH Magic Moments designer paper
CTMH Cocoa, Sunflower, & Indian corn blue card stock
Card Base Stampin' Up white card stock
Image printed on Georgia Pacific white card stock
Prismacolor pencils & OMS
Ranger Distress Inks - tea dye
Stampin' Up Chocolate chip ink
CTMH twill ribbon and clip
CTMH distressing tool
Sentiments - computer generated