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Cute Ducky Encouragement Card | Scrapping for Less | CraftyPaws

The adorable little ducks that are part of the Scrapping for Less exclusive stamp set, “Just Ducky” are sooooo stinkin’ cute! As a guest designer for this month, I wanted to do some simple Copic coloring and just let the cuteness take center stage for this encouragement card.

I colored up the duck tucked into the upturned umbrella with the following Copic colors to match the patterned plaid papers from the same Scrapping for Less collection:
Duck: Y13, Y15, YR00, YR16
Umbrella: B00, B12, YG03, YG25, RV52, RV55
Puddle that I doodled in with a Copic Multiliner Pen in 0.03 pt and re-outlined with a Faber-Castell XS point PITT Artist Pen: BG32 and BG23
I also added white highlight marks to the umbrella and the duck’s bill with a Uniball Signo White Gel Pen.

I used the Diemond Dies Die-Normous Stack-Ems Circle Nesting Die Set to cut out the image as well as die cut a frame for the image with purple handmade paper (for some added texture). I then used a plaid patterned paper and a striped pattern paper from this month’s Scrapping for Less Kit and covered the card front with these two patterned papers (about 2/3 and 1/3). I positioned a thin strip from more of the purple handmade paper between the two patterned papers to create a clean separation. Then I positioned the framed image centered on the card and overlapping the two patterned blocks.

For the inside of the card, I used a sentiment from the Scrapping for Less add-on kit that says, “Don’t let life’s puddles get you down.” I used another scrap of the striped paper to coordinate the inside liner with the card front and added a similar purple strip to edge the striped paper from the white of the card liner. Lastly, as a finishing touch, I used Ranger Multi-Matte Medium to adhere 7 sequins on the card front to add a little sparkle and interest.

CLICK on the following picture to watch the start-to-finish card crafting video:

Disclosure: Many of the supplies I’ve used for today’s project are linked. Some may be affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support toward the costs of running this blog!

This card is being entered into the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday Frame It Challenge
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge
Creatalicious Anything Goes with Optional No Rectangles or Square Cards Challenge
Through the Craft Room Door Anything Goes Challenge
Cards Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge
Penny Black and More Anything Goes Feminine Challenge
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Bright Colors Mood Board Challenge

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