Here is the card that I made for my In-laws birthday yesterday. They share a birthday as well as their sofa each night. My father-in-law watches TV and snoozes while my mother-in-law knits. I thought this card would be perfect for them! I am truly blessed with not only amazing parents, but in-laws as well!
Here is how I made them below!
For the main card I folded in half a 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" piece of Not Quite Navy card stock. I cut the corners rounded at the top fold and sponged the edges and center. I freehand cut the top pieces and put it on top with Dimensionals. Make sure you sponge behind where the cushion hits so it pops out more.
So here is what your card base will look like after they are together. I also put shading with the marker and highlights with the white gel pen after.
For the punching of the people:
head- 1" circle
hair - 1-1/4" circle
torso - wide oval punch
hips - retired small oval punch
legs - retired small oval punch
feet - toe from stocking punch
arms - medium heart on heart-to-heart punch
remote control - top from the stocking punch
hands - large circle on the owl punch with a finger cut out
the footrest is just a rectangle with the corners rounded
for the knitting:
I used sticky strip and put it around the word window punch for the scarf, and then around the 1/2" circle for the ball of yarn. You really have to put the sticky strip on both sides and then just wrap it with the Bakers twine. The needles are cut freehand.
head - 1/2" circle
ears - mini heart from the owl punch
body - retired small oval punch
Just about every layer is put on with Dimensionals, so in person this card really pops out at you.