I combined several sets to create my scene: Party Panda, Fairy friends. Gleeful Gardens, Holiday helpers and Thanks a latte. I stamped the images on white alcohol ink friendly cardstock and coloured all the images with Copic markers. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out.
I used the Stitched cloudy backdrop die on a patterned paper from Watercolour wishes. I also cut grass with the grassy hillside border die and created a white frame for the scene using a Stitched rectangle frames die.
The sentiment I white heat embossed on a very thin stripe of black cardstock and adhered it to the frame from inside.
When assembling the scene I used liquid glue and 3D foam squares to get dimension. I love to layer my scenes, it is so fun!
For the background I chose a matching patterned paper from Perfectly plaid. A few clear sequins, googly eyes and a bit of clear shimmer on the flowers finished it off. I also added glossy accents to the mug and the nose of the panda.
Did I tell you how much I love card sketches when designing a card? I love card challenges where there is a given sketch, it makes me think out of my comfort zone. The Lawnfawnatics Challenge #74 is an exciting one, and being Easter weekend I could not let it go without a funny bunny card.
I started with colouring the images from the Happy Easter set with my Copic markers (you might have sen this a few days ago on my Instagram) and cut them out with their coordinating dies.
For the sketch I used the Inside out scalloped circle stackables and cut 4 of them from white cardstock. I used the grassy hillside borders to cut some grass and used the same scaloped circle dies to make them the right shape.
While I was die cutting I cut the beautiful Fancy lace background die from kraft cardstock and adhered it with spray adhesive to a white top folding note card. I popped up the 4 circles and arranged the little scenes on them. I love those bunnies!
The sentiment I white heat embossed on black cardstock and fussy cut it. Then I adhered it to a wavy banner cut from vellum. So special, isn’t it?
I used a bit of clear shimmer on the eggs and tulips and added drops of glossy accents on the beaks and egg decoration.
I am sure you all have a favourite stamp set which inspires you all the time you look at it. For me the mini Lawn Fawn Year Four set is one like that. That hippo is so chubby and adorable and his little birdie pal always bring a smile to my face. This time I paired them with few more critters from Year Two and Elphie Selfie. All images I coloured with Copic markers and cut them out with their coordinating dies.
To create the scene I die cut the Peekaboo Backdrop from yellow cardstock and popped it up on a piece of patterned paper from Hello Sunshine Remixpaper pad.
I also cut some grassy borders from green cardstock and used the little flags die from an older set called Stitched journaling to make a banner from pastel colours.
I popped up the critters with 3D foam squares. I took some time to arragne the scene, I really enjoy this part of cardmaking. The sentiment I white heat embossed on a thin strip of dark grey cardstock and adhered it to the frame.
As a finishing touch I added clear shimmer to the balloons and covered the beaks, flower centers and candles with glossy accents.
I had this idea playing in my head for the Lawnfawnatics Challenge #71 and I am super happy that I found some extra crafting time to make it.
I admit I am a hoarder. I love mini things and have a bunch of mini buttons from Doodlebug Designs. This is what I brought back on my card:
I started with stamping and colouring the images from the following sets: Some bunny, Eggstra Amazing Easter, Gleeful Gardens. I used Copic markers, all warm tones and cut everything out with the coordinating dies.
Then I took a piece of Watercolor Wishes paper in blue shade and made my Stitched Cloud Backdrop from that. From a green piece I cut two Grassy Hillside Borders and stamped a sentiment on the smaller one with black ink.
While I was die cutting I cut the different elements of the Little Flowers die set from coloured cardstock. I am so happy I found scraps which match my green and yellow Copics! Little pleasures 🙂 I assembled the pot, tied some green twine around it and added 3 tiny bottons as the flower centers.
Next I die cut the word Friends from white cardstock 2 times using the Cole’s ABCs and once more from glossy white cardstock. I layered them on top of each other for a dimensional look and assembled the card.
As a finishing touch I used my black glaze pen on the eyes and added drops of glossy accents to the noses and beaks. Also cover the handle of the shovel and the watering can with clear gloss to make it shiny.
I hope you like my cheerfuly sweet friendship card and got inspired. If you like my post, make sure to sign up to my blog not to miss any in the future! Thank you and have a lovely day!
I was supposed to post this 2 days ago but my kiddos were a bit sick, so I was playing nurse. It was lovely to cuddle up on the couch and read fairy tales. Back to my card… it is quite clean and simple, but I was longing to use those little birds from Lawn Fawn’s Stud Puffin set.
I stamped and coloured them with Copic markers an used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I stamped the sentiment on Guava cardstock and cut it out with a thin banner die.
While I was at die cutting, I cut the Quilted backdrop die from white cardstock and backed it with a rainbow striped patterned paper from the Really Rainbow collection. I used the stitched strip die from Picket Fence to cut some strips as decoration from the same paper.
I also cut a Lacey heart from black cardstock and an Outside in stitched heart from light blue and stacked them together.
I assembled the card and popped up the sentiments and the birds with 3D foam squares. I covered the beaks, legs and the hearts with glossy accents to make them shine and used a black gel pen on the eyes to emphasize them a bit more. So cute!
If you follow me, you know that I adore Lawn Fawn. Their whimsical designs cheer me up and I love how the different sets can be combined. This is what I did for today’s card too, I stamped images from the following sets: Love you a latte, Thanks a latte, Frosty fairy friends and So smooth.
Usually when I colour a scene I use a patterned paper pad as inspiration for the colour combos. This time it was Doodlebug Designs Winter Wonderland, and I chose a pretty striped paper to be the background of my scene.
I used Copic markers to add colour to the stamped images and cut them out with the coordinating dies. I arranged them on a piece of warm grey cardstock from Hero Arts which I cut down to be 3.25 inches wide.
I stamped a sentiment in black from the Love you a latte set and matted the panel with Peacock cardstock from Simon Says Stamp.
Only the finishing touches were remaining at this point: a little glossy accents on the fairies’ accessories and some clear shimmer on the snowflakes. I could not resist using a white gel pen to add some stripes to the scarf and some dots to the background.
I hope you like this cheerful love card which I think is perfect for the upcoming Valentine’s Day too. Thanks so much for stopping by and see you next week with more coffee themed inspiration!
I cannot believe that it is 2020 already, I need to practice writing it down. I feel it is going to be a special year, I am looking forward to all the changes it may bring in my life. I have some personal goals set and also crafting wise I have big ambitions to improve my colouring and photo-shooting skills and learn something new. I want to start making videos and teach the beauty of cardmaking. Super plans, right?
To celebrate the new year I created a simple critter card using two of my all time favourite brands: Lawn Fawn and Hello Bluebird. I stamped and coloured the bears and pines from the LF Winter Skies set and cut them out with the coordinting dies.
I took a Blue Violet cardstock piece and cut it down with the postage stamp die from Newton’s Nook Designs Frameworks set. It is my all time fave! I white heat embossed the sentiment from the Hello Bluebird North Star set and splattered the panel with white acrylic paint.
I die cut a stitched hill from Simon Says Stamp white glitter cardstock and assembled the scene on a kraft card base. I popped up the bear with 3D foam squares and added stripes to their scarf with a white gel pen.
So simple yet so cute, isn’t it? I am wishing you all a wonderful new year with all your wishes coming true, full of happy moments and quality time with your loved ones! And heartfelt thanks for following me on my crafting journey, it means the world to me!
See you soon with more inspiration! Have a lovely day,