Avery Elle Tweet Tweet | Summer inspired Birthday Card + Jess and Laura’s Hooray for 3K Video Hop + Giveaway

Today’s video and blog post is a special celebration for two crafty gals, celebrating three thousand subscribers on YouTube.
We are all coming together to help them celebrate with a Jess and Laura’s Hooray for 3K Video Hop! Plus there are a
ton of giveaways !!!!

Avery Elle Tweet Tweet stamp combined with Avery Elle Starburst die and Copic colored images to create a birthday tunnel handmade card.

For my stop on the hop, I created a very summer inspired tropical birthday card featuring Avery Elle Tweet Tweet stamp set.
I used my Copic markers to color in the images and die cut them using coordinating dies. Once I finished coloring,
I set the images aside to work on the background.

Avery Elle Tweet Tweet stamp combined with Avery Elle Starburst die and Copic colored images to create a birthday tunnel handmade card.

Copic color combinations for

For this card, I wanted to create a tunnel card with at least two top layers and one background layer. For the bottom layer,
I ink blended a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock with Wild Honey Distress Oxide ink and die cut it with a starburst die
from Avery Elle. Unfortunately, the detail of the die was lost because of the images.

For the next panel, I used a piece of patterned paper from the Summer Days Collection by Echo Park, then added the
topmost layer which I ink blended another piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock and Mermaid Lagoon Distress Oxide.

Avery Elle Tweet Tweet stamp combined with Avery Elle Starburst die and Copic colored images to create a birthday tunnel handmade card.

To create this card, I began by adhering all of the panels, stamping the sentiment and arranging all of the images to the
center of the card.
Check out the video to see how I put this card together and for all of the details on the hop participants and
of course the giveaway information!

Thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Avery Elle Toucan Party Stamp
Avery Elle Toucan Party Stamp
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Catherine Pooler Designs Toucan Do it Stamp
Catherine Pooler Designs Toucan Do it Stamp
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Heffy Doodle Wingman Stamp
Heffy Doodle Wingman Stamp
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Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Avery Elle Starburst Elle-ments Die
Avery Elle Starburst Elle-ments Die
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
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Hero Arts Unicorn Pigment Ink
Hero Arts Unicorn Pigment Ink
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
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Nuvo Clear Embossing Powder
Nuvo Clear Embossing Powder
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Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
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MFT Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
MFT Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
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Misti Stamping Tool (Mini)
Misti Stamping Tool (Mini)
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Life Changing Blender Brushes by Picket Fence Studios
Life Changing Blender Brushes by Picket Fence Studios
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Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
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Recollections White Heavyweight Cardstock
Recollections White Heavyweight Cardstock
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This card is entered in the following challenges

Polkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Addicted to Stamps and More | Crafty Creations Challenge | Lil Patch of Crafty Friends | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies | Crafts Galore Encore Challenge | Coloring in Scrapland | Stamping Sensations

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection | 15 Cards from 1 Collection

Hello everyone,

In today’s video and blog I’m sharing the 15 cards I made using the Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection. Doodlebug collections are perfect for creating quick and easy cards and what I love most about using a collection is that all of the components coordinate perfectly, allowing you to create a cohesive group of cards.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

 

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

I did bring in several pieces of cardstock that I thought coordinated really well but in all honesty, I had enough patterned paper from the paper pad to not need to bring in any additional cardstock.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

I created two similarly designed cards at a time, each time only changing the elements or orientation.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

I used several dies from my stash to help me cut a lot of the elements I used on these cards.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

For the last three cards, I focused on using the smaller pieces of patterned paper that I had left over to show how you can incorporate all of the pieces left to really stretch out the supplies.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection handmade card.

Check out the video below for all of the details on how I created the 15 cards from the Doodlebug Simply Spring Collection.

Thank you so much for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring 6 x 6 Paper Pad
Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Odds and Ends Die Cut Cardstock Pieces
Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Odds and Ends Die Cut Cardstock Pieces
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Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Chit Chat Die Cut Cardstock Pieces
Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Chit Chat Die Cut Cardstock Pieces
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Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Doodlepops Bright Bunch
Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Doodlepops Bright Bunch
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Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Doodlepops Bright Bunch
Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Doodlepops Bright Bunch
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Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Doodlepops Bloomin' Bugs
Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Doodlepops Bloomin’ Bugs
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Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Enamel Shapes
Doodlebug Designs Simply Spring Enamel Shapes
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Oval Stackables
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Oval Stackables
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Square STAX Dies
MFT Die-namics Stitched Square STAX Dies
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Circle Stax
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX
MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Circle STAX
MFT Die-namics Stitched Circle STAX
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Interactive Window Trio
MFT Die-namics Stitched Interactive Window Trio
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MFT Die-namics Square Peekaboo Window
MFT Die-namics Square Peekaboo Window
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Lawn Fawn Peekabook Backdrop Die
Lawn Fawn Peekabook Backdrop Die
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Scrapping For Less: FOTM March 2019 Card Kit | Let’s Celebrate | 4 Cards from 1 Kit

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing the four cards I made using the Scrapping For Less: March Flavor of the Month Card Kit. I really enjoyed the versatility of this kit and the contents it provided to make four very different celebratory cards.

Scrapping For Less: Flavor of the Month March Card Kit

Card 1 – Collection One – Sketch 3

For my first card, I used the ice cream image by Scrapping For Less. I used my Copic markers to color the image and my Scan N Cut Machine to cut the image out leaving a small white border.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection one: Ice Cream Stamp and Ice Cream Celebrations patterned paper by Scrapping For Less.

Card 2 – Collection Two – Sketch 2

For the second card, I decided to make a shaker card. Now shaker cards are not my strong suit but I think I managed to make a decent shaker using the papers and ephemera by Scrapping For Less.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection two: Happy Birthday Ephemera and Happy Birthday patterned paper by Scrapping For Less.

Card 3 – Collection Three – Sketch 4

This was a very special card to make for it has an intended recipient. I loosely followed sketch number 4 for this card and created half ovals instead of diamond-shaped elements. I colored the baby images by Your Next Stamp with Copic markers and cut them out using my Scan N Cut machine.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection three: Baby Stamp and Sweet Baby Paper by Your Next Stamp.

Card 4 – Collection Four – Sketch 2

And finally, for the last card, I used the gold speckled acetate on top of the cut apart provided in my collection to create an elegant and sweet card.

Scrapping For Less March 2019 Flavor of the Month Card Kit Let’s Celebrate. Collection four: Everyday Musings Journaling Cards and patterned paper by Pink Fresh Studios.

 

Here is the video on my YouTube Channel of the cards I made.

As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Pink Fresh Studios - Everyday Musings 6x6 Paper Pad
Pink Fresh Studios – Everyday Musings 6×6 Paper Pad
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Pink Fresh Studios - Everyday Musings Cardstock Stickers with Foil Accents
Pink Fresh Studios – Everyday Musings Cardstock Stickers with Foil Accents
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Pink Fresh Studios - Everyday Musings Pocket Cards with Foil Accents
Pink Fresh Studios – Everyday Musings Pocket Cards with Foil Accents
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Single Stitch Line Rectangle Frames
MFT Die-Namics Single Stitch Line Rectangle Frames
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Square Scallop Edge Frames
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Square Scallop Edge Frames
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Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
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Pretty Pink Posh Peekaboo Windows Die
Pretty Pink Posh Peekaboo Windows Die
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Alcohol Ink Backgrounds | Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop

Hello everyone,

I am so excited to be part of the Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop, which was put together by the very talented Justine Hovey to discover and celebrate the crafters of cardmaking video tutorials!

For my part in this hop, I wanted to share with you a few ways to create backgrounds using alcohol inks.

Spellbinders Away We Go Etched Dies combined with a sunset ombre alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.
Hero Arts Stamp and Cut Mermaid combined with an underwater alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.
Spellbinders Lovely Lilac and Rosy Summer Etched Dies combined with an alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.
Visible Image Alice in Wonderland Stamp combined with an alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.

I made a few examples highlighting different techniques of using alcohol inks and I hope you pick up a new tip or two. For all of my examples, I used Ranger White Yupo Paper and Ranger Alcohol inks, as well as bringing in a few tools!

Spellbinders Away We Go Etched Dies combined with a sunset ombre alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.

The first card features an ombre background mimicking a sunset scene with silhouette die cut from Spellbinders called Away We Go. I debated on the sentiment a little bit but in the end, I settled on white heat embossing the sentiment on a piece of black cardstock and adhered it to the top of the card.

Hero Arts Stamp and Cut Mermaid combined with an underwater alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.

For the second card, I focused on creating very controlled texture of the alcohol inks in creating an underwater scene. I think this is my most favorite background out of the bunch. I used a mermaid stamp from Hero Arts and completed the card with a sentiment which I white heat embossed on a piece of black cardstock.

Copic Coloring:
Hair: E44, E43
Skin: E00, E21, E11
Tail: V17, V15, V12
Sparkling details added with gold Stardust Gelly Roll Pen

Spellbinders Lovely Lilac and Rosy Summer Etched Dies combined with an alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.

For the third card, I used blending solution, alcohol inks of various color and a straw to move the ink around and create this card. I added some die cuts from Spellbinders but really kept the focus on the background.

Visible Image Alice in Wonderland Stamp combined with an alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.

For this card, I tried a technique that I’ve seen done in various way and in my version, I used a tray with water and dropped a few colors of alcohol ink in. I then took a piece Neenah Smooth Solar White 110lb. cardstock and dipped and slid in the paper. The result was amazing and created a subtle marble background.
The focal image on this card is from Visible Image Alice in Wonderland Collection which I colored with my Copic markers, die cut it using my ScanNCut and adhered it with fun foam to complete this card.

Copic Colors:
Hair: E31, Y00, Y02
Dress, Bow: B16, B12, B000
Skin: E00, E21, E11, E04
Socks, apron: C2, C1, C0, Blender
Shoes: C7, C5, C3

Visible Image Queen of Hearts combined with an alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks.

Using a felt pad tool saturated with blending solution, I added drops of red alcohol ink to the Yupo paper and smeared it around. I kept adding layers of ink and blending solution until I had a nice dimensional layer of red color on the paper. To create the background I envisioned, I added polka dots of black alcohol ink to the entire background and then added gold maxitive in the same form and then used a clean felt pad with blending solution to blend everything out. I paired this background with the Queen of Hearts from Visible Image that I colored using Copic markers.

Copic Coloring:
Hair: R39, R27, R24, R22, C9, C7, C5
Dress: R39, R27, R24, R22, C9, C7, C5, C2, C00
Skin: E00, E21, E11
Crown and pendent: Y06

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit Beautiful Flowers Stamp set combined with an alcohol ink background from Ranger Alcohol inks and antique frames dies from Penny Black.

For this last card, I used a couple of different shades of blue to create this background by first pouring some blending solution into a plastic cup and adding a couple of drops of alcohol ink. Then, I poured the mixture over my Yupo paper and tipped the paper to remove the excess. I added several pours of the mixture of blending solution and ink to create this background. Using a large floral image from the June 2018 Simon Says Stamp Kit, I white heat embossed the detailed image onto the Yupo paper. I melted the embossing powder very carefully and quickly so that i didn’t melt the Yupo paper. To finish off the card, I created a frame using antique frames dies from Penny Black. I decided not to add a sentiment and leave this card with just the focal image as the star of the show.

In the video tutorial below, I’ll walk you through some techniques I used for creating the backgrounds and finishing the cards. I hope you will help me build my YouTube Channel by subscribing, commenting and liking the videos I create and following the hop for a chance at winning some prizes.

There are 140+ prizes throughout the hop and over 60 will be given away randomly on random channels!!! Comments must be left by November 7th on the VIDEO for a chance to win. You DO NOT have to comment on every video, but the more you comment, the more chances you have.

For my channel, I am giving away a $25 gift certificate to Scrapbook(dot)com which I will pick from the comments left on MY VIDEO, linked below!

Thank you so much for joining me on this journey of creating and sharing handmade cards. As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Visible Image Alice In Wonderland Stamp
Visible Image Alice In Wonderland Stamp
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Visible Image Queen of Hearts Stamp
Visible Image Queen of Hearts Stamp
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Hero Arts Stamp & Cut Mermaid
Hero Arts Stamp & Cut Mermaid
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Spellbinders Away We Go Etched Dies
Spellbinders Away We Go Etched Dies
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Technique Tuesday Iris Stamp
Technique Tuesday Iris Stamp
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Spellbinders Lovely Lilac Etched Dies
Spellbinders Lovely Lilac Etched Dies
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Spellbinders Rosy Summer Flowers Etched Dies
Spellbinders Rosy Summer Flowers Etched Dies
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Altenew Sentiments & Quotes Stamp Set
Altenew Sentiments & Quotes Stamp Set
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Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Frames Dies
Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Frames Dies
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX
MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX
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Penny Black Antique Dies
Penny Black Antique Dies
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Yupo Paper White
Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Yupo Paper White
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Blending Solution
Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Blending Solution
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Valley Trail
Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Valley Trail
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Summit View
Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Summit View
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Dockside Picnic
Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Dockside Picnic
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Lakeshore
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Countryside
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Farmer's Market
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Nature Walk
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Wildflowers
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Mariner
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink 3 Pack Rustic Lodge
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Mixatives Snow Cap
Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Mixatives Snow Cap
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Pitch Black
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Ranger Ink Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Blending Applicator
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Scrapping For Less | Flavor of the Month July 2018 Card Kit | 4 cards from 1 kit | Copic coloring

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing the four cards I made using the Scrapping for Less Flavor of the Month July 2018 Card Kit, a bit late. With the start of school, it has been hectic with homework and after school activities around here. But I did sneak away and played in my craft room to create these four cards.

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Sunny Studio Make a Wish stamp and Happy Birthday Girl patterned paper by Echo Park.
Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Create a Smile Rock On Stamp and Free Spirit patterned paper by My Favorite Things.
Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Pineapple ephemera by Scrapping For Less and Escape to Paradise patterned paper by Bo Bunny.
Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Avery Elle Party Fox Stamp and Happy Birthday boy patterned paper by Echo Park.

For these cards I followed the sketch provided by Scrapping For Less over on their blog which can be downloaded and/or saved to your computer.

The first card I made, I followed sketch number 1 and used collection number 2 with the adorable Sunny Studio’s stamp Make a Wish, exclusive to Scrapping For Less.

Color combination I used
Cake: R85, R83 and R81 BG49 and BG45
Candles: YR68, YR68, Y06 and Y00
Plate: W4 and W2

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Sunny Studio Make a Wish stamp and Happy Birthday Girl patterned paper by Echo Park.

For the second card, I followed sketch number 2 and collection number 3. I used the ephemera in the collection as my focal point elements against the adorable patterned paper.

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Pineapple ephemera by Scrapping For Less and Escape to Paradise patterned paper by Bo Bunny.

For the third card, I followed sketch number 3 and collection number 4 with the stamp by Create a Smile: Rock on (which I orginally thought it  was a bus!

 

Color combination I used:
BG99, BG93, W7, W5, W3 and W1

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Create a Smile Rock On Stamp and Free Spirit patterned paper by My Favorite Things.

And the last card I made followed sketch number 4 and collection number 1. This is my favorite card from this kit as it features the adorable foxes from Avery Elle.

Color combination I used:
YR18, YR68 and YR65
Y17, Y15 and Y11
BG49 and BG45

Scrapping For Less July 2018 FOTM Card Kit Birthday Wishes featuring Avery Elle Party Fox Stamp and Happy Birthday boy patterned paper by Echo Park.

I love cards kits because they are such a great value and the variety of products you get to create some adorable projects. Check out the video link below to see how I created these cards. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

This card is entered in the following challenges:

Poolkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Cardz TV Anything Goes Challenge | Poolkadoodles Crafting Anything Goes Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Always Happy Birthday Challenge | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Scrapping For Less Flavor of the Month card kit and subscriptions can be found here.  The stamp sets are exclusive to Scrapping For Less and can not be purchased elsewhere.

Happy Birthday Boy Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Boy Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
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Happy Birthday Girl Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Girl Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Echo Park
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Happy Birthday Boy Collection Frames and Tags by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Boy Collection Frames and Tags by Echo Park
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Happy Birthday Girl Collection Ephemera by Echo Park
Happy Birthday Girl Collection Ephemera by Echo Park
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Escape to Paradise Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Bo Bunny
Escape to Paradise Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by Bo Bunny
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Free Spirit Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by My Favorite Things
Free Spirit Collection 6 x 6 paper pad by My Favorite Things
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
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Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Circle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Circle Stackable Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax
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Lawn Fawn Lacy Border Die
Lawn Fawn Lacy Border Die
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Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Dies
Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Dies
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit | Fly Me Away | 5 Cards 1 Kit

After what seems like an eternity waiting on my computer I finally got the word that it’s not fixable and am on my way to replacement. My computer had the unfortunate accident of meeting with two jumping kids, I suppose I share some of the blame for leaving it where I left it for the damage to occur.

In the meantime, to control my anxiety I sat down to create several cards using the contents of the June 2018 Simon Says Stamp card kit. It’s a beautiful kit featuring floral images and papers with a watercolor look.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit
Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit
Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit
Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

I had a hard time cutting into the lovely patterned paper but I did manage to bring myself to use a few. For the first card, I made a no bulk shaker card using tulle and this beautiful feathers patterned paper that I die cut using Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle frames.  This allowed me to create the frame which I tucked the tulle under after adding some coordinating sequence. To complete this card, I stamped and embossed the sentiment onto a piece of black cardstock and added it to the top of the card.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

For the second card, I again used a piece of patterned paper that I cut slightly smaller using a stitched rectangle die from MFT. I wanted a slight border of the cardstock underneath. Then I stamped the floral images and embossed them with silver embossing powder onto a piece of watercolor paper. I used my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to color up the images and fussy cut them out. I popped up the floral images onto foam tape and arranged them to the center of the card. For the sentiment I used one of larger stamps and added it across the entire length of the card.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

For the third card, I used the purple balloon paper, which happens to be my favorite from the collection. The original intent of this card was to be the shaker card but I inadvertently cut it incorrectly and I had to come up with a plan B.
Plan B was to cut the patterned paper down to 5 1/2” by 4” leaving a small space on the sides and adhering it on top of the black and white stripped paper from my stash. To finish this card, I added the sentiment and added small strips of black cardstock to the sides for a smoother transition.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

I thought I would try using the embossing folder for card four and embossed a piece of white cardstock which was cut on an angle. I took an ink blending tool and Tonic Studios Mousse in Aquamarine and with a very light hand added the mousse to the embossed cardstock. Adding a strip of the gold cardstock and embossing the sentiment completed this card.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

For the final card from the June 2018 Card kit, I decided to create a card with the entire large stamp image. First, I stamped with large floral image onto a piece of watercolor cardstock and embossed it with gold embossing powder. Using the Gansai Tambi Watercolors, I colored the image with pink and green. I then fussy cut the image and added a layer of foam tape to the back of the floral image to pop it up for a little dimension. To add a little elegance to this card, I inked up the edges with VersaMark and embossed the edges with gold embossing powder.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

I hope that the cards I made are inspiring and gives you some ideas to try. While the kit is sold out, the components of the kit are available to purchase separately at Simon Says Stamp!

Thanks so much for stopping by and as always, sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

Lawn Fawn | Manatee-rific and Reveal Wheel Stamps and Dies | Copic + Distress Oxide Ink

Hello everyone,

I created this very beachy, summer inspired card featuring several new Lawn Fawn products for a sweet birthday card inspired by the new Lawn Fawnatics challenge # 29.

Lawn Fawn Manatee-rific and Lawn Fawn Reveal Wheel beachy background scene birthday card.

I stamped the images from Manatee-rific onto smooth cardstock with Memento Tuxedo dye ink and colored them in with my Copic markers.

Color combination I used:

Manatees: W5, W4 and W3
Grass: YG06 and YG03
Shells: R89 and R83

Lawn Fawn Manatee-rific and Lawn Fawn Reveal Wheel beachy background scene birthday card.

I used the new Reveal Wheel Die set to cut out a panel previously inked with Distress Oxide Ink and a wave stencil. I also used the new stitched wave borders die to cut vellum for the waves.

There’s a process video of how I created this card and colored it.

Well that’s all for this project, I hope you found it inspiring and as always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

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Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Lawn Fawn Manatee-rific Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn Manatee-rific Stamp Set
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Lawn Fawn Reveal Wheel Die Set
Lawn Fawn Reveal Wheel Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Reveal Wheel Sentiments Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn Reveal Wheel Sentiments Stamp Set
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Wave Borders Die
Lawn Fawn Stitched Wave Borders Die
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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Bristol Smooth cardstock
Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Scrapping For Less | March FOTM Card Kit Featuring 4 cards 1 Kit

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing the four cards I created using the March Flavor of the Month Card Kit by Scrapping for Less following the March Sketch Sheet provided by Scrapping for Less.

Scrapping for Less March FOTM Card Kit

The first card features the stamp and papers from collection # 4 and I am using sketch #1 for the layout. To start, I stamped the adorable Ice Cream Chicks by Stamping Bella onto a piece of Copic friendly cardstock. I learned how to color on Neenah Solar White 80 lb. and that is the paper I always use for Copic coloring.

Copic color combination
Chicks: Y17, Y15, Y13
Beaks and feet: YR04
Ice Cream: R85, R83, R81
E27, E25, E23
W1, W00, 0
Ice Cream Cone: E43, E42, E40
Shading: W03, W01, W00
YG13, YG11, YG01

Scrapping For Less March FOTM Card Kit All about Ice Cream featuring Stamping Bella Chicks with Sprinkle on Top Stamp.

All of the papers for this card are from the Happy Hooray Collection by Pebbles except for the green panel which is from My Favorite Things.

For the second card, I am using the stamp and papers from collection #1 and sketch #2. I stamped the ice cream from Lawn Fawn Treat Yourself Stamp onto a piece of Copic friendly cardstock and colored my image using Copic Markers. I did a little masking so that my spoon is inside the ice cream container.

Copic color combinations:
Ice Cream container: YR23, YR21, YR20
Ice Cream: YG6, YG5, YG01
Spoon: C9, C5

Scrapping For Less March FOTM Card Kit All about Ice Cream featuring Lawn Fawn Treat Yourself Stamp.

Of all the sketches for this card kit, this one gave me the most trouble. I’ve never utilized tags on a card before and I was second guessing myself until almost the end when it started coming together. And although this is not a typical card for my style or the color combinations but I really love the end result.

For the third card, I am using the Ice Cream Buttons by Buttons Galore from collection #2. First, I cut the tabs off with my wire snips so that I could adhere the buttons flat with adhesive. Then, following sketch #3, I added the paper layers with liquid glue or with fun foam for some dimension.

Scrapping For Less March FOTM Card Kit All about Ice Cream featuring Ice Cream buttons by Buttons Galore.

This card was definitely my most favorite card design and I think the buttons were a perfect addition for this card layout.
For my final card, I am using collection #3 featuring Ice Cream Marci by La La Land and papers from the Beach Babe Collection by Pink and Main. This very bright and cheery patterned paper collection has become one of my favorites. I will definitely be order the entire paper pad.

Scrapping For Less March FOTM Card Kit All about Ice Cream featuring Ice Cream Marci by La-La Land Crafts.

After stamping and coloring the image using my Copic Markers, I used a stitched oval die to cut out the main focal point image. Putting this card together I followed sketch # and finished it off with a sentiment from the Year 1 Sentiment Stamp by Scrapping For Less.

Copic Color Combination
Skin: E000, E04, E11, E21, E00, R20
Hair: E29, E25, E21
Dress: R85, R81
Jeans: B97, B95, B93
Ice Cream Cone: E43, E41
Ice Cream: R85, R81
Shoes: C9, C7, C5

I created a process video of the cards I made using the March Flavor of the Month Card Kit by Scrapping for Less.

Well that’s all for this project, I hope you found it inspiring and as always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Stamping Bella Chicks with Sprinkle on top stamp
Stamping Bella Chicks with Sprinkle on top stamp
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Happy Hooray Collection by Pebbles 6x6 Paper Pad
Happy Hooray Collection by Pebbles 6×6 Paper Pad
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Treat Yourself Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn Treat Yourself Stamp Set
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Let's Party Collection by Simple Stories 6 x 6 Paper Pad
Let’s Party Collection by Simple Stories 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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Sizzix Framelits Tags by Stephanie Bernard
Sizzix Framelits Tags by Stephanie Bernard
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Lawn Fawn You're Sweet Line Border Die
Lawn Fawn You’re Sweet Line Border Die
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Lawn Fawn Lacy Border Die
Lawn Fawn Lacy Border Die
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Birthday Blowout 6 x6 Paper Pad by My Favorite Things
Birthday Blowout 6 x6 Paper Pad by My Favorite Things
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Mini Scallop Circle Die Stackables
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Mini Scallop Circle Die Stackables
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Beach Babe 6 x 6 Paper Pad by Pink and Main
Beach Babe 6 x 6 Paper Pad by Pink and Main
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Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Scallop Edge Frames
Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Scallop Edge Frames
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Oval Stackables
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Oval Stackables
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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We are Memory Keeper Crop-A-Dile Eyelet and Snap Punch Tool
We are Memory Keeper Crop-A-Dile Eyelet and Snap Punch Tool
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Echo Park Petticoats and Pinstripes Enamel Adhesive
Echo Park Petticoats and Pinstripes Enamel Adhesive
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Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
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La La Land Princess Marci ~ Copic coloring ~ FOTM Kit ~ Birthday Card

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing a card I made using the February Flavor of the Month card kit by Scrapping for Less. You can click here for more information about the kits, prices and availability.

This card was inspired by the Scrapping for Less: Show & Share FB group Sketch Challenge and features the adorable Princess Marci by La La Land Crafts.

La La Land Princess Marci exclusively for SFL colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background handmade birthday card.

I used Copic markers to color the image in the following color combination:

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20
Lip: R83
Hair: E37, E35, E33, YR31
Dress & Crown: BG13, BG34, BG10, 0

La La Land Princess Marci exclusively for SFL colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background handmade birthday card.

To create the layout of this card first, I die cut a piece of teal patterned paper and adhered it to an A2 sized card base.
Using various dies I created the focal point of the card with patterned paper from the kit and attached the adorable image with foam squares for a little dimension.
I added the sentiment onto a piece of white cardstock and cut the tag by hand to fit perfectly under the focal point image.
And finally, I added the pearls, enamel shapes and for a little extra sparkle (she is a princess after all) Wink of Stella Glitter over the dress and crown.

La La Land Princess Marci exclusively for SFL colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background handmade birthday card.

Well that’s all for this project, I hope you found it inspiring and as always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

Paper Nest Dolls Fairy Avery with a Gift ~ Copic Markers~ Birthday Card

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing a sweet birthday card created with a Paper Nest Dolls digital image called Fairy Avery with a gift. I absolutely adore Paper Nest Dolls images, they are fun and whimsy images that can be used for every occasion.

This card was inspired by the following challenges – click on the link for more information!

Paper Nest Dolls Anything Goes March Challenge
Cardz TV  Anything goes Challenge # 39
Always Happy Birthday Anything goes Challenge

The Paper Nest Dolls Fairy Avery with a gift digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background handmade birthday card.

I printed the digital image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock, colored the image with Copic markers and finally cut it using the ScanNCut 2.

Color combination I used:

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20
Hair: E49, E47, E43, E42
Dress: R85, R83, R81
Wings: BG0000, BG000, BG01
Present: Y11, Y13, Y15, R81, R85

The Paper Nest Dolls Fairy Avery with a gift digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and patterned paper background handmade birthday card.

Working on the card base, I used a pale pink panel on the bottom of the card base, then I attached a black mat panel for the patterned paper to sit on.
Adding the sentiment, the focal point image and some glittery starts completes this sweet and simple birthday card perfect for a little girl.

That’s all for me today, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!