Diorama (Shadow Box) Karma Llama Card

ジオラマラマカード

Summer Diorama

Diorama Karma Llama Card

It has been a while since I made a diorama card and, as it had been hot all day long, I wanted to make a summery card. By the time it was done, the weather had changed and I wondered if I should have made another steampunk card instead!

今日はすごく暑かったので夏らしいカードを作りたくなりました。出来上がったらすっかり天気は変わってしまいましたが。

Creative Expressions

Diorama Karma Llama Card

I bought the Creative Expressions stamps a while ago but, for some reason, couldn’t find a use for them until now because not every day is a llama day!

使用したスタンプは Creative Expressions しばらく前に購入しましたが何故か使えずにいました。

Reverse side of the Karma Llama Card

Reverse side
カード裏側

A Simple Diorama

The three layers that make up the card.

The design is simpler than a usual card of this type and consists of just 3 layers (background, llama, frame). First, I chose some stamps and then I thought about the layout because this is especially important with a diorama card.

通常のジオラマカードよりシンプルで3層(背景、ラマ、フレーム)で構成しました。位置を決めてスタンプします。

The Diorama Frame

The card frame

I cut out the frame and masked the stamped images because I wanted to add a pattern using a stencil.

フレームにカットしてすでに押したスタンプをマスクして全体にステンシルで模様を入れました。

The Background

The background layer

The background was coloured in the same way. As a result, the sun rays appear behind cacti and the pennant stamps.

背景も同じ要領で着色します。

The Layout

The layout

After that, I cut out the llamas and assembled the various elements.

あとはラマをカットして組み立てていきます。

Final Decoration

The final decoration

Finally, decorate and complete! It folds flat and will fit in a normal 5×7 envelope.

デコレーションして完成!フラットになるので通常の5×7の封筒に収まります。

From Wikipedia

The word diorama /ˌdaɪəˈrɑːmə/ can either refer to a 19th-century mobile theatre device, or, in modern usage, a three-dimensional full-size or miniature model, sometimes enclosed in a glass showcase for a museum. The current, popular understanding of the term “diorama” denotes a partially three-dimensional, full-size replica or scale model of a landscape typically showing historical events, nature scenes or cityscapes, for purposes of education or entertainment.

Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diorama

Shadow Box Cards

Diorama cards are also known as Shadow Box cards. Here is a nice tutorial for Shadow Box Greeting Card Fit For the Birds!

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10 thoughts on “Diorama (Shadow Box) Karma Llama Card”

  1. This is quite different from your usual style! In a good way, though! Those llama faces really make me laugh!

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  2. Ah the changeable weather – every season in one day😁 Loving these fun llamas – put such a smile on my face. Emmax

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