Oddball Flamingo!

Two of my favorites, Oddballs and Flamingoes.

I do love the Oddballs. I don’t know why, but I just DO! I’ve always loved flamingoes also. But even more now that it is the mascot of the community we live in. For this flamingo I paper pieced, and hot foiled! So, on with the show and tell…

I paper pieced the body of the flamingo, and colored his feet, eyelid and beak with my Copic markers.

For the background I used my new Glimmer club kit for July! I used the teal foil, which (SORRY) photographs nothing what it looks like!

Check out my hot foil plate, I accidentally placed my foil wrong side down. It in NO way affects the plate if you happen to be not paying attention like I did!

Copic List:

  • Eyelid: RV34, RV32, RV11
  • Beak: YR18, YR02, E93
  • Feet and Tip of Beak: T8, T6, T4

Card Details:

  • Card base of Accent Opaque White 120lb
  • Bazzil Black layer cut with nesting rectangle, adhered with tape runner
  • White layer hot foiled with glimmer club kit (July) plate and teal foil and the Glimmer machine, cut with nesting rectangle, adhered with tape runner
  • Black layer cut with nesting rectangle, adhered with fun foam and 1/4 inch double side adhesive
  • Image stamped on Hammermill and also on patterned paper, portions colored with copic markers, patterned paper version fussy cut and glued down with chisel glue, adhered with tape runner
  • Sentiment stamped on base paper with versafine and heat embossed with clear powder, adhered with tape runner
  • White gel pen used for highlights
  • Fairy Jewels added to upper right corner
  • Envelope embellished with matching paper and 6 inch double side adhesive

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1 year ago

I love this! I’m going to check out the Glimmer Club. I love that background. Of course I love that flamingo too! I will have to look through my stamps as I believe I have that one. Thanks for sharing!

1 year ago

He’s great! So much expression!!! I wondered how you colored his body then read that you paper-pieced. Even I can do that! I couldn’t imagine coloring it like that if that is what you had done 🙂 Fun card!