Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Happy Birthday James!

Hello.
Today is James' birthday! I have made him an accordion card using an idea I've had for a while. When I saw Cookie Guy and Superhero from Kenny K I wanted to make a card based on Superman changing in the phone booth. Since James is a comic book fan I wanted to wait for his birthday to make it. I found the phone booth image on a blog called Beyond the Fringe.


The change takes place over three pages of the card. The first page shows the Cookie Guy, the second is the Telephone Booth with the blur of colour inside as he changes to be the Superhero who appears on the third page. I thought it would be fun to have the sentiment spread over all three pages too.


For each image I created a background to match. Cookie Guy has games console controllers, the Telephone Booth has numbers as they are on a phone key pad, and the Superhero has stars.


I added some gloss to Cookie Guy's glasses, and the Telephone Booth is laid over acetate so that they both look more like glass. To finish each panel I added some faux stitching around the edges.

5 comments:

Nancy said...

This is such a great idea! You are so creative. He will love this card!!!

Becky said...

wow, these are so cool. What a creative idea!

Marcy said...

I love this idea! So creative!!! Awesome card!!! Happy Birthday to James! He'll love this! :)

Lynn McAuley said...

I know James loved this sensational card!! What a fun and clever design, Em!

Dawn Mercedes said...

This is so clever and fun - loving! wow!

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