Saturday, April 26, 2014

My Undefined Playstation Controller Birthday Card

 My son Tyler is going to a birthday party of a friend who is a gaming crazed teenager- wait, that's my son, too!  I wanted something game related but did not have a stamp for it so what did I do?  Took out my son's playstation controller and drew it out and carved it from my Undefined carving kit of course! I drew it up, and rough carved it and then stamped as I continued to carve to make sure I got the image I wanted and it turned out pretty cool, if I say so myself. It took less than 30 minutes!
 I stamped it on whisper white using versamark and heat embossed it with black embossing powder then cut it out.  I stamped Happy Birthday from Bring on the Cake (sadly on the retired list- so if you need it, get it now while you still can! ) on a piece of whisper white and diecut it with On Film framelit and colored the words in with Bermuda bay, Strawberry slush, Crushed curry, Smoky slate, and pumpkin pie markers.  I then cut a piece of 3 1/2x 3 1/2 Kaleidoscope DSP and layered it underneath it.  I dry fitted the controller I cut out to see where I wanted it then used the black  marker to draw the "cord"  then mounted it using dimensional.  Stamp small Simply Stars (also on retired list) with Strawberry slush and cut out and mount with dimensionals.  Celebrate from Starburst sayings diecut with coordinating Starburst Framelit Die.
 I think it does make sense that the kids want cash since giftcards are usable at certain stores and can easily be forgotten and lost, but I still want to give it to them in a special way.  The envelope liner framelit die to the rescue!   The smallest liner is perfect for trifolded cash- Makes it a little more classy then just money folded inside the card.  Used another sheet from Kaleidoscope DSP to make the envie.  Added the Happy birthday banner from Itty Bitty Banners, diecut with Bitty Banners framelit and reasonably easy - but I hope he thinks Spectacular- card.

Things you need to make this card:
Paper:     Whisper white  CS    100730           $8.50 (40 sheets)
               Kaleidoscope DSP    132995          $10.95 for 12 sheets
               Bermuda Bay  CS      131197          $6.95 (24 sheets)  

Stamps:  Undefined stamp carving kit            Kit 133402 / refill kit 134808
               Bring on the Cake      128490Wood  $38.95        121958 Clear $27.95  
               Simply Stars              130889 Wood  $13.95        130892 Clear $10.95
               Itty Bitty Banners      132022 Wood  $15.95        126257  Clear $11.95 
               Starburst sayings       133182  Wood  $25.95        133185  Clear $18.95

Ink:     Bermuda Bay              131171 
            Versamark              102283
            StazOn Jet Black      101406
            Markers: Strawberry Slush, Pmmpkin Pie, Smoky Slate,  Bermuda Bay and Crushed Curry     
Tools:  On Film Framelits     132969   $29.95
            Bitty Banners framelit  129267   $14.95
            Starburst framelit  132967  $26.95 
             black embossing powder     109133     $4.75
            Envelope Liners Framelits Dies   132172   $26.95   (type in the name in search and you will find it in the store although it does not come up automatically when you look in the framelit section) 
Dimensionals                                       104430            $3.95 (300 dots)
Multipurpose Liquid glue                   110755            $3.95

You can buy any and all of what you need at


Melody Hyde said...

Amazing carving! Thanks for sharing.

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