Scrapping For Less | FOTM May 2018 Card Kit 4 Cards

Hey everyone,

Today I’m sharing several cards I made using the Scrapping for Less FOTM May 2018 Card Kit called In the Country. Whew! Say that three times fast!

Scrapping For Less May FOTM Card Kit In the Country Side

I’m a huge fan of cards kits because I think you get the most bang for your buck and it’s an opportunity to build your stash of goodies.

I’m following the suggested sketch guidelines available at the Scrapping For Less website to create these 4 cards using the 4 collections from the kit.

Scrapping For Less May FOTM Card Kit In the Country Side featuring Country Kitchen by Carta Bella papers and ephemera.

For card one, I’m using collection #1 and following sketch #1 to create this very country vintage card. I am only using the patterned papers and the ephemera from the collection to create this card.

Scrapping For Less May FOTM Card Kit In the Country Side featuring Down on the Farm by Doodlebug papers and ephemera.

I love to create scenes on my cards and the stickers in the kit were an excellent opportunity to do just that. It’s a mini farm inspired scene following sketch # 2 and using the papers from collection # 2.

Scrapping For Less May FOTM Card Kit In the Country Side featuring Scrapping For Less Piggy Picnic stamp set and Tiny Checks by MFT paper pad.

For this card, I used the piggy picnic stamp set from collection # 3 to stamp and Copic color the images to create those adorable piggy’s having a picnic.

Copic color combinations:

Piggy’s: R32, R30, W7 and W5
Basket: E27, E23, YG13, YG11, Y15, R27
Sun: Y19 and Y15

I used the tiny checks patterned papers from collection #3 and followed sketch # 4 to complete this piggy picnic card.

Scrapping For Less May FOTM Card Kit In the Country Side featuring Barnyard by Avery Elle Stamp set and Farm House by American Crafts paper pad.

For my last card, I used collection # 4 and followed sketch # 3 very loosely. I used some dies from my stash to die cut the windows in the patterned paper and add those adorable little chicks in.

Copic color combinations:

Chicks: Y17, Y15, Y11, YR18, YR14, C1 and 0
Grassy hill: G99 and G94
butterfly: R85 and R83

I have created a process video of each card I created and I will have links to all the products I used at the bottom of this post.

On a side note, I am NOT sponsored for this post/video, I have been a subscribing member for almost a year and clearly love the kit enough to share.

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!

Carta Bella Paper Country Kitchen 6 x 6 paper pad
Carta Bella Paper Country Kitchen 6 x 6 paper pad
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Carta Bella Paper Country Kitchen Frames and Tags Ephemera Cardstock Die-cuts
Carta Bella Paper Country Kitchen Frames and Tags Ephemera Cardstock Die-cuts
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Doodlebug Down on the Farm 6 x 6 paper pad
Doodlebug Down on the Farm 6 x 6 paper pad
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Doodlebug Down on the Farm Icon Stickers
Doodlebug Down on the Farm Icon Stickers
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American Crafts Farmhouse 6 x 6 Paper Pad
American Crafts Farmhouse 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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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 Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Circle Stax
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MFT Die-namics Essential Cover-up Vertical
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Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentimenta Banners
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Lawn Fawn Extra Sentiment Banner Die
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Lawn Fawn Outside in Stitched Hearts Stackable Die
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MFT Kraft Cardstock 25 Sheets
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MFT Sour Apple Cardstock 25 Sheets
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MFT Banana Split Carstock 25 Sheets
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MFT Tiny Check 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Ken Oliver Stencil Brushes
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Clarity Stencil Brushes
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Ranger Multi Medium Matte Adhesive
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Ranger Multi Medium Matter Adhesive Large Jar
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Ek Tools Journaling Black Pens
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3M Foam tape
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Scrapbook.com Exclusive Clear Double Sided Adhesive Sheets 6 x 6 - 10 Pack
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ScanNCut 2
ScanNCut 2
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Misti Stamping Tool (Mini)
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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

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!

Lawn Fawn Manatee-rific Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn Manatee-rific Stamp Set
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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
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Lawn Fawn | Dad + Me Moose family | Copic Colored | Father’s Day Card

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing a card I made for Father’s Day inspired by Lawn Fawnatics Sketch Challenge # 28.

Lawn Fawn Dad+Me stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxide ink background Father’s Day handmade card.

I stamped my images onto white smooth cardstock using Memento Tuxedo dye ink and colored the images using Copic markers.

Copic color combination

Daddy and baby Moose: E27, E25 and E23
Antlers: E33 and E31

Lawn Fawn Dad+Me stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxide ink background Father’s Day handmade card.

The sketch lent itself to create a scene and I thought it was perfect to bring in some of my Lawn Fawn dies to create a little forest scene for the moose family.

To frame out the scene, I used a piece of craft card stock and embossed it with a Sizzix wood grain embossing folder to tie in the entire feel of the card.

Here is the process video of how I created this adorable Father’s Day card!

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

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Lawn Fawn Dad and Me Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn Dad and Me Stamp Set
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Lawn Fawn Dad and Me Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Birch Trees Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Spring Showers Die
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Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders
Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders
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Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Circle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Circle Stackable Die Set
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Sizzix Texture Fades Embossing Folder Bricked and Wood Grain Set
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peeled Paint
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Twisted Citron
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
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Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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3M Foam tape
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Lawn Fawn ~ Fun with Dies Only Scene Card ~ Distress Oxide Ink

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing a card I made using a several Lawn Fawn dies inspired by the Lawnfawnatics Challenge # 24 – Fun with dies!

Lawn Fawn Palm Trees, Spring Showers, Hillside Borders and Ocean Wave Borders dies colored with Distress Oxide ink scene handmade card.

I began by die cutting all of the pieces from Bristol smooth cardstock because I wanted to use Distress Oxide inks to add color to my images.
I used Vintage photo Distress Oxide ink to create the beach and the trees, Lucky Clover Distress Oxide on the palm tree leaves, the crabs were colored with Distress Oxide ink in Candied Apple, the coconuts were colored using Walnut Stain Distress Oxide ink and the sun was colored with Squeezed Lemonade and darkened up with Wild Honey Distress Oxide ink.  

Lawn Fawn Palm Trees, Spring Showers, Hillside Borders and Ocean Wave Borders dies colored with Distress Oxide ink scene handmade card.

I put all of the little images aside and began working on the background. First, adding Salty Ocean Distress Oxide ink all over a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock panel for the sky and then adding Blueprint sketch to darken up the areas for the sea.
After all of the pieces were dry, I began to arrange them to create a little beach scene and adhering the pieces to the background using either liquid glue or adding foam squares for a little dimension.

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!

 

Lawn Fawn Palm Trees Die
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Lawn Fawn Spring Showers Die
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Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders
Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders
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Lawn Fawn Life is Good Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn Life is Good Stamp Set
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Lawn Fawn Ocean Wave Borders DIe
Lawn Fawn Ocean Wave Borders DIe
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Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables
Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables
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Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Blueprint Sketch
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Blueprint Sketch
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Squeezed Lemonade
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Squeezed Lemonade
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Candied Apple
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Lucky Clover
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Walnut Stain
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Walnut Stain
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Mini Ink Blending Tool
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My Favorite Things Town Bear ~ Copic Markers ~ Distress Oxide Ink ~ Birthday Card

Hello everyone,

I am again participating in the MFT Sketch Challenge #375 and MFT Color Challenge #89 with this card featuring the adorable bear from the Town Bear stamp set.

My Favorite Things Town Bear stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds Birthday handmade card.

To begin, I stamped the images onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink and cut them using my ScanNCut 2.

I colored the images with Copic markers with the following color combinations:

Bear – snout: E53,E51 and E50
             nose: E49, E59 and E57
             ears: R11 and E01
             body: E59, E57 and E55
             shirt: YR18, YR07 and YR04
Trees: YG25, YG01, YG17 on the leaves! Tree trunks: E59 and E57
House: Y15, Y13, YR07, YR04, BG07, BG05, BG02 and BG000

My Favorite Things Town Bear stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds Birthday handmade card.

To create a little scene on the main panel, I used MFT’s Cloud Stencil and Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide ink to create the sky and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide ink to create the hill by blending the ink with an ink blending tool onto a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock.
After completing the ink blending, I die cut the panels using a die from MFT’S Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax set and MFT’S Die-Namics Stitched Scallop Basic Edge 2 Dies for the hill.

My Favorite Things Town Bear stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds Birthday handmade card.

After stamping the sentiment, I added all of the images either directly onto the panel or with a little foam tape for dimension. Working on the card base, I adhered a panel of green gingham from Doodlebug Designs 6×6 Gingham-linen Rainbow Petite Prints paper pad to an A2 sized card base and added the main panel using craft foam. I added a few flower enamel stickers from Doodlebug Design Shape Sprinkles Tiny Flowers to complete this card.

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!

 

ScanNCut 2
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My Favorite Things Town Bear Stamp Set
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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My Favorite Things Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peacock Feathers
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Twisted Citron
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Mini Ink Blending Tool
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Mini Ink Blending Tool Replacement Pads
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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Doodlebug Designs Rainbow Gingham-linen Petite 6x6 Paper Pad
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Doodlebug Designs Tiny Flowers Shape Sprinklers
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Misti Stamping Tool (Mini)
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Gerda Steiner Designs’ Spring Bunny Friends ~ Copic colored ~ Just Because Card

Hello everyone,

I am again participating in the Gerda Steiner Progressive Monthly Challenge with this card featuring the Spring Bunny Friends digital stamp image.

Gerda Steiner Designs Spring Bunny Friends digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade card.

I printed my digital image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock and colored my image using Copic markers.

Brown Bunny: E39, E37, E35, V93, V91, W9
Grey Bunny: W5, W3, W1, V93, V91
Flower: YG17, YG13, V09, V25, V22

After I finished coloring the image, I printed another copy onto regular copy paper and fussy cut the image out to make a mask.
I learned a little trick a while back of using copy paper as mask paper by adding a little bit of repositionable glue onto the printed image. I happen to use Aleene’s Tack-it Over & Over glue and letting it completely dry before I add it as a mask. I’ve never had a problem of it ripping or not being able to lift off of the original digital image.

Gerda Steiner Designs Spring Bunny Friends digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade card.

I used Distress Oxide in Cracked Pistachio and an ink blending tool to add a little color to the background and filled some of the space with YNS Gumdrops enamel dots.
To put this card together, I die cut a purple panel from Lawn Fawn’s Perfectly Plaid 6×6 petite paper pad using the largest die from Lawn Fawn’s stitched rectangle stackable die set and adhered it to an A2 sized card base. I then die cut a green strip from the same paper pad and adhered it on top of the previous one.
Taking the focal point panel, I added it to the front with foam tape for a little dimension, stamped the sentiment onto a piece of green plaid scrap paper and added sparkle to the bunnies using the Spectrum Noir sparkle clear overlay pen to complete this card.

That’s all for me today, 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

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HP Laser Jet 1020 Printer
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Aleene's Tack-it Over and Over Liquid Glue
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Distress Oxide Ink in Cracked Pistachio
Distress Oxide Ink in Cracked Pistachio
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Mini Ink Blending Tool
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Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid Collection - Rainbow - 6x6 Petite Paper Pad
Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid Collection – Rainbow – 6×6 Petite Paper Pad
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Spectrum Noir Sparkle Glitter Brush Pen Clear Overlay
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Copic Sketch Markers E35 Chamois
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Copic Sketch Markers E37 Sepia
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Copic Sketch Markers E39 Leather Brown
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Copic Sketch Markers V91 Pale Grape
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Copic Sketch Marker W3 Warm Gray Grey
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Copic Sketch Marker W5 Warm Gray
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Copic Sketch Marker W9 Warm Gray
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Copic Sketch Marker YG13 Chartreuse
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Copic Sketch Marker YG17 Grass Green
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Copic Sketch Marker V09 Violet
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Copic Sketch Marker V22 Ash Lavender
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Copic Sketch Marker V25 Pale Blackberry Purple
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Gerda Steiner Love you Sew much Bunny digital stamp ~ Copic colored ~ Distress Oxide Ink background

Hey everyone,

I’ve been on a digi stamp kick lately and this card is another one I made using a digital stamp. This one is from Gerda Steiner Designs for their Monthly Progressive Challenge.

Gerda Steiner Love you Sew much Bunny digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxide ink background handmade card.

After printing my digital image onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock, I colored the image using my Copic makers. For the background, I tried a technique I saw Jennifer McGuire do a few months ago by using an acrylic block with ink swiped across and adding water. Then simply turn the acrylic block over onto a piece of water color paper, leave for a few minutes and remove slowly to allow to dry.

Gerda Steiner Love you Sew much Bunny digital stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxide ink background handmade card.

Color combination I used:

Bunny: E33, E35 and E37
Heart: RV04 and RV09

After stamping the sentiment from a Pink and Main Somebunny stamp set using VersaFine Onyx Black ink, the only thing left to do is put all the pieces of my card together with a bit of glitter for some sparkle.

That will complete my entry for the Gerda Steiner Monthly Progressive Challenge and the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge  

 

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

 

 

 

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My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals ~ Copic Colored ~ Distress Oxides Background ~ Christmas Card

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This weeks’ card is inspired by MFT’s Color Challenge # 82, and the card I made using MFT’s Polar Bear Pals. Personally, I love polar bears and I think they are one of the most majestic wild animals on this earth.

My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

I started by ink blending a piece of watercolor paper using Distress Oxides Ink in Salty Ocean to create the background and die cut the panel using MFT’s Stitched Rectangle Stax’s.
The various polar bear images were stamped onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic markers. I am still learning to pair my combinations and blending but I think these images did not turn out too bad.

My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

 

Working on the snow banks, I used a piece of white glittered cardstock and die cut the banks using MFT’s Stitched Basic Edges 2. I adhered those pieces to the card base and added my images with some foam tape for dimension.

My Favorite Things Polar Bear Pals stamp set colored with Copic Markers and Distress Oxides ink backgrounds handmade Christmas card.

All there was left to do to complete this card was stamp the sentiment and add some falling snow using 3D Puffy paint. In hindsight, I would have chosen a different sentiment and maybe even heat embossed it with white embossing powder. And my falling white snow has now taken on a bluish tint from the background. And lastly, I will be very happy to finish using up the glitter paper, as it flakes terribly. Although I am happy with the design of my card, some components not so much and will note to self for future!

The inspiration for this card is MFT’s Color Challenge # 82

That’s it for me for now, as always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

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The Greeting Farm American Heroes ~ One Layer Card ~ Copic Markers ~ Veterans Day card

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I made a one layer veterans inspired card using two stamps set from The Greeting Farm, perfect for thanking the veterans or those still serving in honor of Veteran’s Day that we celebrated this past Saturday! This particular card was inspired by The Greeting Farm’s November Farm Fresh Challenge – 1 layer card.

The Greeting Farm American Heroes and Main Street stamp sets colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Veterans Day card.

To create a one layer card that looks 3-dimensional, it’s important to stamp the images at different levels so that it looks as if the items in the front are larger than the items in the back hence the 3-dimensional perspective. This is usually achieved by stamping images, masking the forefront images and then stamping the images behind in the background.

I am also super excited that I was able to film the process video for this card and will be posting it to my You Tube Channel for those that want to see it here!

The Greeting Farm American Heroes and Main Street stamp sets colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Veterans Day card.

I used Copic colors to color all of the images and the Copic Combinations I used are: (There is a lot!)

Army girl
Skin: E00, E11, E13 and R20
Hair: Y21, Y26 and YR24
Camouflage Outfit: E31, YG67, G94, G99 and E79

Airforce boy
Skin: E00, E11 and E13
Hair: E42, E43 and E44
Outfit: G94 and G99
Glasses: C5, C7 and C9

Flag
Red Stripes: R46 and R39
White Stripes: C1
Blue: B37 and B39 added white dots for Stars with white gel pen
Flag pole: C3 and C5

Houses
Shutters and Ownings: R27, B05 and C5 to mute the brightness
Roofs: E55 and C5
Windows: B000

Other
Sidewalk: C1, C3 and C5
Grass: YG00, YG01, YG03, YG05 and YG07
Trees: YG25, YG63, G94, E47 andE79
Clouds: B0000 and B00  

I’m very proud of the end result of this card as this is one of my first few attempts at a single layer card, especially with this much detail. This card is for a special veteran that served in the Air force during the Vietnam War, and we want him to know that we are very thankful for his service and his sacrifice for our country. As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

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The Greeting Farm American Heroes
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Distress Oxide Ink Salty Ocean
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Distress Oxide Ink Twisted Citron
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties~Copic Colored~Sketch Challenge #74

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It’s been an interesting month or so around here, with a hurricane threat, evacuation, power outage for almost a week and two weeks of steady cleaning up after the storm. But we are super blessed that we were together as a family and endured very little damage.

This week I’ve created a card inspired by the fall season for a very special cousin for her upcoming birthday.

Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties stamp colored with  Copic Marker patterned paper handmade card.

To start, I cut a panel of a 4.25” by 5.5” bright orange cardstock and adhered it to a standard A2 sized card base. Next, I cut a panel of a 4” by 5.25” piece of patterned paper from Heidi Grace Designs and added some foam tape for dimension. 

For the background piece, I used Distress Oxide Ink in Twisted Citron for the grass, Salty Ocean for the sky and ink blended the areas onto a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock. To finish off the background piece, I die cut the panel using a stitched rectangle die from Lawn Fawn.

Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties stamp colored with  Copic Marker patterned paper handmade card.

Working on the focal point image, I stamped the adorable little fox from Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties onto a piece of Spectrum Noir ultra-smooth cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink.
I used Copic markers to color the fox and add some shading to the grass on the background piece.

Your Next Stamp Woodland Cuties stamp colored with  Copic Marker patterned paper handmade card.

Fox: YR65, YR18 and E19
         Blender 0, W1 and W3 added Wink of Stella Glitter Brush marker
Grass: YG01, YG03 and YG05

I fussy cut the image and adhered it to the background piece using some foam squares for dimension. To finish the card, I stamped the sentiment and used a ornate square frame die to cut it out. And that completes my card.  I am entering this card into the YNS Sketch and Color challenge # 74. More details are available on their blog. 

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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