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Welcome Zachary David

One of my nieces had her third child on Thursday. They are naming him Zachary David.

I went looking through my digi baby stamps. This image has a couple of little tuffs of hair on top, but this sweet little guy has masses of dark hair. So I pulled the image into Photoshop Elements and removed the tuffs of hair so I could color in a lot of dark curly hair.

I printed the image with a laser printer, since I wanted to color it with Copic Markers and ink jet printers will bleed, but a laser printer is Copic safe. When the coloring was complete I cut down the image using a pierced oval die. I went looking through my plaid papers and selected this one with blue and green, which is the colors I used on the image. A stitched rectangle die was used to cut down the paper to be just smaller than a card front. It was adhered in placed with dotliner adhesive. The focal image oval was adhered with Simon Says Stamp Big Mama Foam Tape for a little dimension.

The main sentiment was cut from white cardstock three times and at first I colored it in an ombre of blue and green, but I didn't like that when it was placed next to the plaid paper. So, I cut it again and then colored it with only blue markers and liked that much better.

The secondary sentiment was created in Microsoft Word and cut down with a sentiment strip die and adhered below the image with a thin strip of foam tape. Small die cut hearts were adhered around the sentiment and glossy accents was added for a little more visual interest and shine.

PRODUCTS USED: · Lilly of the Valley Sweet Dreams

· Joyful Home Baby

· Copic Markers: B18, B16, B14, B12; B00, B000, B0000; Y06, Y04, Y02, Y00; YG67, YG17, YG03, YG01; E11, E01, E00, E000, R01; E59, E29, E27, E25, E23; R24My

· Impression Obsession Heart of Hearts Die

· My Favorite Things Pierced Oval Die

· Ranger Glossy Accents

· Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid Remix 6x6 Paper Pack

· Simon Says Stamp Big Mama Foam Tape

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