Dino Decoupage Card

This week at Passion for Promarkers, the challenge theme is ‘pre-historic’ [Week #97]. For some reason, once I’d found my image, the need to decoupage it seemed overwhelming! I’m really pleased with the results. I also experimented with colour choice and used only ProMarkers with the middle digit 2 or 3 – this helps keeps the tones complementary. Please let me know what you think.

UPDATE: I was in the top five for the challenge 🙂

Now for the finer details. The image was a freebie digistamp download from Dustin Pike’s blog. I arranged six to an A4 page in my word processor before laser printing to my favourite Ryman coated cardstock.

Pens used:
Dino: Marsh Green/Olive Green; Vanilla/Oatmeal/Sandstone
Blues: Cool Aqua/Duck Egg
Purples: Lilac/Amethyst
Pinks: Pink Carnation/Rose Pink
Yellow: Tulip Yellow


These were the layers I used for the decoupage. The outlining in the lower layers helps hide any edges that may peek from lower layers, without wasting ink on areas that won’t be seen in the final card. The final image is the base layer onto which the top layers were mounted. It’s this that was attached to the final card.

The background paper was from a magazine 6×6 paper pack give-away of Friends Forever themed papers.

The silver metallic strip is the Letraset Hobbyline 1/16 thickness and works just like peel-off strips but on a much more economical roll.

6 thoughts on “Dino Decoupage Card

  1. Gorgeous card, and I love the image. It is sooo cute.
    Thanks for joining us at PfP this week :o)

  2. Really a great card and i love the image and your colouring is fab!
    Thanks for joining our challenge at PFP:=)

  3. Ohhh this is gorgeous!
    Love the cute dragon image, and wonderful coloring!!
    Thank you for playing with us at PfP this week,
    hugs from Maya 🙂

  4. Hi Neil, what a fantastic card. The image is so cute and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for sharing your step by step decoupage technique with us. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  5. fantastic card neil.i love the fab dinosaur image and i love how you have decoupaged him,great fun colours too.
    thanks for joining us this week at PFP 😀

    xx coops xx

  6. Fab card, your colouring is fab and I love the detailed images on how you built the card, thanks for playing along at PFP.



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