Our Teapot Tuesday inspiration this week are the Three Tea-Migos in blue, yellow, and green! It's a party for Tink, LaRue, and Sunshine, too! We are to bring light-hearted, upbeat, beautiful, wonderful, and colorful things. Our cards will be sent to children at Hugs and Hopes Club for Sick Kids for children battling critical illnesses.
I loved the goofy faces on the inspiration teapot and immediately thought of this goofy duck image I have. I stamped him three times and watercolored him with Twinkling H20s in Sunflower, Fresh Oregano, and Evening Primrose, and then shaded the background with Stargazer. I colored their bills with an orange marker and then put orange glitter on them. After I cut my Brilliant Blue cardstock with the film strip die, I watercolored it with the Evening Primrose so all my blues would match. I did the same thing for the circle punches so they would shimmer, too!
The "You Quack Me Up!" sentiment is computer generated. On the inside of my card, I also computer-generated in bright blue ink a duck joke that reads:
"What do you call a crate full of ducks?"
A: A box of quackers!
Can you guess what Bertie is flinging this week?
Date: Monday, August 1, 2011 GMT Views: 596
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Mon, Aug 01, 2011 @ 8:38 PM
Charlene, this just tooo cute!! Love your little ducks and those lovely colors!! Great job!!
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 68041
Mon, Aug 01, 2011 @ 11:26 PM
I hope Bertie's not flingin' eggs!! But since I feel we haven't seen her for a while, I suppose she's allowed go a bit quackers.
Great card, it made me smile, and I'm sure the lucky recipient will love it.
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Tue, Aug 02, 2011 @ 3:28 AM
Charlene this is so fun and fabulous you can't help but smile. I love the little joke you put inside. That was perfect. How you embellished the sides of this card with the three different colors is clever and I noticed how you took the three colors to your sentiment too. Very creative!
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