Friday, September 25, 2020

Hello from Amy: Happy Birthday | Mama Elephant


Hey there and Happy Friday!  It's Amy here and I'm sharing a card that features Mama Elephant:

The Scene Builder images have been stamped with VersaFine Onyx and colored with various Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

I decided to color the Animal Parade images with copics.  You know how I love those pale colors.

These are the copics I used:

R00 | R30
YR0000 | YR000 | E01
YG01 | YG03
C0 | C1 | C3

I used some tiny enamel dots from my stash with the juggling penguin.

Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Theme With Lawn Fawn...


Hello and happy Wednesday everyone!! Mayra here with you today with a fun interactive card. A bit ago, I created a card inspired by the children's book If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. It was one of my youngest sons favorite books. I really enjoyed reading that book with him. For my card today I was once again inspired by that book. But for this card, I wanted to use mainly die cuts. 

I began by die cutting all the pieces I would be using to create the little mouse and the cookies. For the mouse, I began with the
Tiny Gift Box Chick and Duck Add- On (I used the main layer for the tuft of hair, nose, and the rounded piece that looks a bit like a flame for the ears), Tiny Gift Box Cat Add-On (for the face of the mouse). I cut off the ears from the cat layer and added the rounded piece to the base layer to create the rounded ears. I then used Distress Inks to add a bit of color to my die-cut pieces. I used Hickory Smoke Distress Ink, Lawn Fawn Premium Dye Ink in the color Hippo, and Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink.

For the cookies, I used the round layer for the sun from the Foursquare Backdrop Die, Mushroom Border Lawn Cuts Die (I used the pieces from the little mushrooms for the chocolate chips). I also used Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink to add a bit of color to the edges of the cookies. Next, I die cut the layers I would be using for my card. I used the Quilted Backdrop for the base of the card. I then die cut all the pieces from the Flippin Awesome Lawn Cuts Die set I would be using. I also used the Flippin Awesome Add-On Lawn Cuts Die and the Diagonal Gift Card Pocket

Next, I began assembling my card. I also used the mason jar from the How You Bean? stamp set. I added some of the cookies I had made to it after I colored it with my Copic markers. I also used the small tag from the Double Slider Surprise die. I heat embossed the sentiment onto the tag from the Tiny Tag Sayings stamp set, for the sentiment on the front of the card and the inside I used the Village Shops stamp set. I also added a couple of chocolate chip cookie themed balloons on one of the layers using the smallest balloon from the Outside In Stitched Balloon Stackables

I hope you enjoy the card I created to share with you. Thank you so much for stopping by. Hoping you each have a wonderful and blessed day. Please feel welcome to visit me at my blog Mayras Designs, Instagram, or on Pinterest.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Hello from Toni: Mama Elephant Oh Penguin Tree

Hello, Doodlebugs fans!  Has the new Mama Elephant release given you the vapors? Me too!  It's full of so much cuteness.

I decided to break open the ME Oh Penguin Tree set first.  It's so flipping cute.  I have the ME Little Penguin Agenda set, naturally, but the thought of individually putting all those penguins on there or masking them--no, thank you.

I colored up the penguins using Zigs (083, 220, 048, 092, 052, 036, 027, 072) on Strathmore Bristol Smooth paper (my fav!). I love that they're all in pastels! 

I used the new Lawn Fawn Let It Shine paper on the background. It goes so well with the soft colors, don't you think?

Have a great rest of your week!  If you'd like to check out my other creations in the meantime, you can visit my blog, Frankie Helps Craft, my Instagram, or my Pinterest Board.   

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Hello from Amy: Nuts | Lawn Fawn


Hello and Happy Friday!  It's Amy here and I have a card that features Lawn Fawn:

Backdrop Lift the Flap Tree

Those new squirrels make me smile.  They are filled with energy and mischief!

I used stacked rectangles for my black frame.   The images have been colored with copics:

G20 | G21
E41 | E42
W00 | W0 | W1 | W3

I love all the stitching on the tree trunks.  So fun.  Do you see the small sentiment I used?  The speech bubble is from the Oh Gnome! set.

Here's what it looks like inside the tree flap windows:

That's it for me!  I hope you have an amazing weekend!

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