Lawn Fawn So Owlsome | Thanks Teacher Line Border Die | Copic Marker | Teacher Card

Hello everyone,

I had an opportunity to get into my craft room recently and play with some of the new Fall/Winter 2018 Lawn Fawn products to create an adorable owl teacher card.

Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamp set, Thanks Teacher Line border die and Knit Picky Fall Collection Paper pad teacher card.

I stamped the three owls, an apple, tree branch and the glasses onto a piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb. cardstock using Memento Tuxedo ink and colored them in with my Copic markers.

Color combination I used:
Owls: E37, E35, and E31 outer part of the body.
E53, E51 and R20 on the face and belly.
YR04 and YR02 on the feet and beak.
Apple: R27, R24 and R22
Tree Branch: E27, E25, E23 and E21

Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamp set, Thanks Teacher Line border die and Knit Picky Fall Collection Paper pad teacher card.

To assemble my card, I die cut a few different patterned papers from the new Knit Picky Fall Collection using a stitched rectangle die, a stitched hillside border die and outside in stitched scalloped rectangle die. I also used the new Thanks Teacher line border die which I die cut using black glittered cardstock and added as my sentiment across the center of the focal point panel.

Check out the link below for the full tutorial on how I created this sweet teacher card!

Thanks so much 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 | Lawn Fawnatics Challenge | Paper Nest Dolls Challenge | 2 Crafty Critter Crazies

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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Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamp Set
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Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Die Set
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Lawn Fawn Thanks Teacher Line Border Die
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Lawn Fawn Knit Picky Fall Collection 6 x 6 Paper Pad
Lawn Fawn Knit Picky Fall Collection 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders Die
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Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Stackable Die
Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Stackable Die
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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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

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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
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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
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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
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Lawn Fawn Lacy Border Die
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Pretty Pink Posh Storybook 2 Dies
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up | Distress Oxide Galaxy Background | Copic Markers

Hi everyone,

I’m back with an otherworldly card featuring aliens from the Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up stamp set and a galaxy background created with Distress Resist Spray and Distress Oxides.

Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up Stamp Set colored with Copic Markers and Galaxy Background created with Distress Resist Spray and Distress Oxide Ink handmade Hello card.

First, I created the background by spritzing the Distress Resist Spray onto a piece of Distress watercolor cardstock. This spray makes it so easy and fun to create galaxy backgrounds. Once it’s dry, I can add the layers of Distress Oxide ink to begin building the galaxy background.

When I’m happy with the outcome of the background, I’ll put that aside to work on creating the focal point images.

Lawn Fawn Beam Me Up Stamp Set colored with Copic Markers and Galaxy Background created with Distress Resist Spray and Distress Oxide Ink handmade Hello card.

I stamped all the images onto a piece of Neenah solar white 80lb. cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Dye Ink and colored them in with Copic Markers.

Color combination I used

Green Alien YG7, YG5, YG3
Yellow Alien Y17, Y15, Y13
Red Alien R29, R27, R24
Blue Alien B4, B2, B1
Purple Alien V17, V15, V12

When the coloring was finished, it was time assemble all of the die cut components onto the galaxy background.

That’s all for me today, check out the video link below to see how I created 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

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This card is entered in the following challenges: Cardz TV | Colour Crazy Challenge | Polka Doodles Digi Choosday Challenge | Create and Makes Challenge Blog | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

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Lawn Fawn Beam me up Stamp
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Lawn Fawn Scripty Hello Die
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Frames Dies
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Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners
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Distress Resist Spray by Tim Holtz
Distress Resist Spray by Tim Holtz
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Distress Watercolor Cardstock
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Misti Stamping Tool (Mini)
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DCWV Fall Glitzy Collection 6 x 6 Paper pad
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wilted Violet
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
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Distress Oxide Ink in Cracked Pistachio
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Faded Jeans
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Black Soot
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Mini Ink Blending Tool
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Mini Ink Blending Tool Replacement Pads
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MFT Pure Innocence Happy Banner~Copic Colored~Birthday Card~Color Challenge 78

Hey everyone,

Today’s card is inspired by the My Favorite Things’ Color Challenge 78, and I made this one for a very special upcoming birthday.

My Favorite Things Pure Innocence Happy Banner colored with Copic Markers in combination with patterned paper handmade birthday card.

I started by stamping my image onto a piece of Spectrum Noir Ultra smooth cardstock and colored it using Copic Markers.

Dress/Socks: Y11, Y13, and Y17
Banner/Bow: R22, R24 and R27
Shoes: B34 and B39
Hair: Y21, E33 and E47
Skin: E000, E30, E11 and R20

Working on the card base, I cut a polka dot piece of patterned paper down to 4”x 5.25” and rounded the corners with a punch. I adhered the polka dot panel to a cream colored A2 sized card base.

My Favorite Things Pure Innocence Happy Banner colored with Copic Markers in combination with patterned paper handmade birthday card.

Taking the same cream colored cardstock, I die cut a circle and a frame from blue cardstock attaching them together and adding a piece of fun foam for dimension.

To complete this card, I stamped the sentiment from the stamp set using Versamark clear ink and heat embossed it using blue embossing powder.

And that completes the card which I am also entering into the My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge Sketch 353.

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

 

 

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My Favorite Things Pure Innocence Happy Banner Die Set
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Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
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Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock
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Hero Arts Koi Color layering~Gerda Steiner Bee Strong~Tim Holtz Flower Garden~Kat Scrappiness Design Team Call

Hey everyone,

The cards I created for this blog post are intended to showcase my card making style and writing style for an opportunity to be a part of Kat Scrappiness Design Team.

Without further ado, here are the cards.

For the first card, I used the color layering koi fish by Hero Arts. Stamping the koi fish with the most solid layer I used Hero Arts’ Soft Vanilla, followed by Soft Cantaloupe for the next layer, and finally Hero Arts’ Tangerine Hybrid ink for the final outline layer. The eyes and mouth were stamped using Charcoal Mid-tone ink.

 

Hero Arts Color Layering Koi Bundle stamped with dye ink and ink smooshing background with Distress Inks handmade card.

One of my favorite background techniques is ink smooshing and I thought that it would perfectly pair with the koi fish on this card.
Using Distress ink in Weathered Wood and Stormy Sky, I alternated the inks and smooshed the colors onto a piece of water color paper.
To put this card together, I cut the water colored panel down and adhered it to an A2 sized peach colored card base. I arranged the koi fish as though they are looking at each other and placed the sentiment in between them by heat embossing with gold embossing powder.

Hero Arts Color Layering Koi Bundle stamped with dye ink and ink smooshing background with Distress Inks handmade card.

I tend to favor more of simplistic cards rather than overly embellished cards, and the above card is a perfect example of card styles I tend to make.

Onto card number two. I’m a huge fan of creating cards using critters of all kind and this little bee is no exception. Using Gerda Steiner Designs Bee Strong stamp, I stamped my image onto a piece of Spectrum Noir paper using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink. Using Copic markers, I colored the image with the following combination:

Gerda Steiner Bee Strong stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Ink plus cloud stencil ink blending handmade card.

Bee: Y17 and YR15 (Yellow), C7 and 110 (Black), BG70 and B00 (Wings), I added Wink of Stella Brush Glitter to the wings

Next, I used a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock, a cloud stencil, Salty Ocean Distress ink and an ink blending tool to create the clouds background for the little bee. To complete this panel, I cut the panel down using Gina Marie Designs’ Scalloped Stitched Nested Rectangle Die.

Gerda Steiner Bee Strong stamp colored with Copic Markers and Distress Ink plus cloud stencil ink blending handmade card.

To put this card together, I started with a yellow polka dot patterned paper cut down to 4.25” by 5.5” and adhered to an A2 sized card base. I added the cloud background panel with some fun foam and adhered the bee with foam squares for some added dimension.  I added the sentiment by stamping it on a piece of black cardstock and heat embossing it with white embossing powder. To add a pop of color to the card, I stamped some red hearts and added glossy accents for a little shine.

And my final project that I created to showcase my card making style is a clean and simple one layer birthday card.

Tim Holtz Flower Garden stamp colored with watercolor Clean and Simple handmade card.

I stamped the image off center onto a piece of Canson XL watercolor paper using Versamark and heat embossed it with black embossing powder. Using Tombow markers, I added the color in the stem in areas that would create a shadow and then pulled the color out with a water brush to create the highlight.  I used the same technique for the flower, adding more contrast in areas of shadow and more water in areas of highlight.

Tim Holtz Flower Garden stamp colored with watercolor Clean and Simple handmade card.

I added a simple sentiment and heat embossed it with black embossing powder and finished the card with some gold splatters all over the panel.
To complete this card, I cut the panel down using Hero Arts’ Nesting Postage Stamp die and adhered it to a lilac A2 size card base using a piece of fun foam for added dimension.

Hope you’re having a wonderful summer 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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The Greeting Farm A Lil’ Magic ~ colored with Copic Markers ~Shaker Birthday Card

Hey everyone,

This week I’m playing along with The Greeting Farm challenge and made my very first shaker card as a challenge entry.
Ever since I started card making, I’ve been completely intimidated by shaker cards, probably because the two times I’ve tried to make one was a complete fail, but I was determined to try one more time before completely forgoing the entire idea of ever making a shaker card. And here is the final result!

The Greeting Farm A Lil’ Magic Unicorn stamp set colored with Copic Markers handmade shaker birthday card.

I’m also SUPER excited to share that this image is colored with Copic Markers. I was super blessed to find a very kind lady that sold me her many Copic Markers at a yard sale.
So onto the card.
I honestly had zero ideas of how this card would turn out in the end and it was sort of a hodge podge of attempts at this or that. But I think in the end, it came together and it’s a super cute card.
To start, I stamped the unicorn from The Greeting Farm’s A Lil’ Magic stamp set onto a piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink and colored the image with Copic Markers. (Excited squeal!)

Colors I used:
Hair: BV0000, BG02, RV02 and RV04 and then added Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush Pen
Body: V01 as shading and colorless blender to blend

The Greeting Farm A Lil’ Magic Unicorn stamp set colored with Copic Markers handmade shaker birthday card.

After watching a couple of YouTube videos as a refresher, on how to create a simple shaker card, I was finally ready to give it a go again. To start, I cut a lilac polka dot patterned paper from American Crafts’ Dots and Stripes collection as the background for the shaker and stamped the sentiment from the stamp set.
I die cut a frame from lilac cardstock using Gina Marie Designs’ Scalloped Stitched Rectangle die and cut an opening inside using an x-acto knife to create a frame.
I adhered the acetate using a strong adhesive to the back and added the strong foam strip to the back of the frame. Taking some sequins from my stash I added the colors I thought went well with the base of the card, which is very sparkly and glittery teal.
After I adhered the window of the card, I gave it a good shake and crossed my fingers that no sequins flies out.  YAY, all went well!

The Greeting Farm A Lil’ Magic Unicorn stamp set colored with Copic Markers handmade shaker birthday card.

To finish the card, I die cut my unicorn image and adhered her to the bottom of the card using some foam tape for added dimension.
And that completes my very first SUCCESSFUL shaker card. It’s silly but it’s a proud moment for me! 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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