We're celebrating birthdays at Drunken Stampers this week! Actually, we're celebrating all month, since both of our list moms have birthdays in June. So, most importantly:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY PEGGY and SPIKE!
Have a margarita for me, ladies!
As far as this little card goes, it started with a TV Doodle. You know: You're watching TV and mindlessly scribbling while waiting to see who gets eliminated from "Top Chef," and when the show is over you have a little drawing. TV Doodles are of course closely related to Telephone Doodles, and I'm sure psychologists have a field day with these things. Some people doodle houses, some people doodle stars and plants... I doodle cats. Sometimes monkeys, but usually cats. Don't know why.
This particular TV Doodle was done with Copics (we'll call that "Power Doodling") and inked around the border with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink. The plaid background was made using Tim Holtz's über-cool Alcohol Ink technique from last year's "12 Tags of Christmas." The background behind the background is sanded Cor'dinations paper, and the crown and swirly thing are gold-painted Grungeboard.
We really do have a whole lotta fun at Drunken Stampers, and we'd love to see your favorite birthday-related creation! This challenge is "live" through next Friday (June 11). Come on over and join the party!