Rainbows and Unicorns

Hello!!

Today I have a super colorful and sparkly shaker card featuring The Greeting Farm “Magical friends” stamp set. These unicorn, pegasus and pony are super cute, aren’t they?

First, I blended Abandoned Coral, Wild Honey, Scattered Straw, Twisted Citron, Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers and Shaded Lilac Distress inks on a piece of 5-1/2′ x 5-1/2′ Bristol paper. Then, I splattered some water and dried it after few seconds. Next, I die cut the panel using Lawn Fawn “Puffy stars” dies and adhered the star to the center of a 5-1/2′ x 5-1/2′ card base.

Then, I stamped the images on Bristol paper using Versafine Onyx black ink, colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and fussy cut them. Since the background is so colorful, I wanted the critters to be white. Next, I used Lawn Fawn “Puffy cloud borders” dies on two pieces of vellum and adhered one on top of the star, and the other one behind the window panel and then, I adhered a piece of acetate behind the same window panel. I stamped the sentiment using Versafine Onyx black ink and heat embossed it using Wow Clear Hologram Sparkle Embossing Glitter. I love the shiny look!

I trimmed down two pieces of fun foam to the card size and used the same Lawn Fawn “Puffy stars” dies. Then, I glued them together, and to the cardbase, so I didn’t have to use tons of foam tape 🙂  Next, I filled my shaker with Little Things from Lucy’s Cards sequins (I used a mixture of Twinkle Lights Sparkly Shaker Selection and Clear Mint Sequin Mix) and adhered the front panel to close the shaker. Last, I glued the pegasus and the unicorn and used Wink of Stella on their manes and Glossy Accent on the unicorn’s horn.

I love this super colorful card. I hope you like it too!

I’m entering this project into The Greeting Farm July Farm Fresh Challenge: Shaker Cards.

Have a nice day!!

 

 

Graduation cards

Hi!!

Today I’m sharing with you some graduation cards. Two of them are for a couple of workmates, Izaskun and Alex, who are defending their PhD theses these days. The other two are for my nephew Telmo and for my sister-in-law María, who just finished their school year. In fact, I just wanted to use all the images from Mama Elephant “Page huggers” stamp set, because they’re sooo cute 🙂

First, I stamped all the images on Bristol paper with Versafine Onyx black ink and colored everything with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers. I don’t have the coordinating dies, so I fussy cut everything and used my craft knife to cut the paws.

 

Next, I die cut four pieces of watercolor paper using one of Mama Elephant “Peek a frame” dies, the one with rounded corners. As I wanted to use emboss resist technique, I stamped repeatedly different stamps on each background with Versamark ink and heat embossed it using clear embossing powder, except for the bunny card, where I used Wow “Bluetiful” embossing powder. Then, I inked these panels with different Distress Inks: you can check the products I used on each card in picture captions (click the image).

 

For the sentiment, I die cut four times the words Celebrate (Neat and Tangled) and Hooray  (Mama Elephant) from white cardstock and layered them together. I also die cut four different pattern papers using Mama Elephant “Peek a frame” big die. Next, I adhered these pattern panels to card bases, and glued the rest of the elements.

I added Glossy Accents to the glasses and some Wink of Stella to the die cut words. I also glued some sequins here and there to add some interest.

I hope you like these cards!!

I’m entering this project into Simon Says Stamp Wednesday ChallengeUse Patterned Paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!

Tandem Ride Wedding Card

Hola!
Today I have a wedding card featuring Mama Elephant “Tandem ride” and “Tandem extras” stamps. These were perfect for a couple of friends tha got married some weeks ago, since they usually ride a tandem bike when they’re on holidays.
First, I stamped the images on Bristol paper using Versafine Onyx black ink. By the way, the top hat is the flower pot from “Tandem extras” stamp set. I colored everything with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and fussy cut the images. Then, I die cut the mountains using Lawn Fawn “Stitched mountain borders” dies and inked them with Gathered Twigs Distress ink. For the hills, I used Lawn Fawn “Stitched hillside borders” dies and blended Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn Distress inks. I also blended Dried Marigold Distress ink in the background for the sky. I spritzed some water and dried everything with a paper towel after few seconds for a distress effect.
I adhered everything together and then, as I wanted to be clear this is a wedding card, I added some accessories to the couple. I stamped three flowers using a stamp from Lawn Fawn “Just for you” stamp set with Picked Raspberries Distress ink, and the bow tie from Lawn Fawn “Beep boop birthday” stamp set with black ink, and for the veil I used a piece of white tissue paper.
Last, I glued the front panel to a kraft card base, added the frame die cut using Mama Elephant “Madison Avenue” dies, and stamped the sentiment with Versafine Onyx black ink on the inside of the card.
I think these Mama Elephant stamps are perfect for almost every occasion. In particular, I think they are fantastic for a wedding card like this.
I hope you like this card.  Have a nice day!

Cat Café

Hola!!!

Today I have a super fun card! When I first saw the Mama Elephant “Nom nom kitties” stamp set I knew I wanted to make this card: a cat café ruled by ninjas! But in this café the kittens are the customers.

To make this card I first stamped all the images from Mama Elephant “Tiny nijas” and “Nom nom kitties” stamp sets on Bristol paper with Versafine Onyx black ink, colored them with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and fussy cut everything. Then, I die cut a piece of Bristol paper using the big frame die from Mama Elephant “Peek a frame” dies, masked the upper portion, stamped Lawn Fawn “Woodgrain Backdrops” stamp with Memento Rich Cocoa ink and blended Gathered Twigs Distress ink. Next, I masked the bottom portion of the panel and blended Tattered Rose Distress ink. I also stamped randomly the little sakura flower stamp from Lawn Fawn “Let’s roll” stamp set using the same ink -I love japanese themed stamps!! I also made a shoji door die cutting a piece of kraft cardstock using the window frame from Mama Elephant “Peek a frame” dies and gluing vellum paper on the back side. Finally, I adhered everything to the panel. I had to cut the ninjas to avoid showing through the door. I love how they’re looking the cats astonished!

Let’s take a look to the inside of the card. I knew I wanted to make a pop-up card, so I trimmed down a piece of Bristol paper to a A2 size card. I inked the upper part with Tumbled Glass Distress ink, spritzed some water and dried it with a paper towel after few seconds. Then, I used the same Lawn Fawn “Woodgrain backdrops” stamp on the bottom portion of the card. Next, I used Lawn Fawn “Everyday pop-ups” dies and glued the cats and the ninjas to the pop-up elements. I added some sushi and the prawn and the narutomaki to two pieces of acetate I adhered to the backside of the ninjas. I love it look like they are in a hurry and the food is flying away 🙂

I also die cut some trees and leaves from color cardstock using Mama Elephant “Birch trees” dies, and glued them to the background. This way it seems one of those japanese restaurants where you can enjoy a view of the garden while you are having lunch. Finally, I stamped the sentiment from Mama Elephant “Tandem extras” on a piece of vellum I previously die cut with Lawn Fawn “Small stitched ovals” with Versamark ink, heat embossed it using white embossing powder and glued it to the card. Last, I adhered the front panel to the outside of the card base and the inner part to the inside or the card base.

I really had fun making this card and I love how both Mama Elephant stamp sets work together so well!! I hope you like it!

Have a nice day!!

CASometry Challenge 3: Final Stage

Hi!

Today I’m sharing my card for the final stage of Anna Kossakovskaya‘s CASometry Challenge 3. Randomizer. This challenge has been loads of fun!! I’m so happy to have taken part! I want to thank Anna for hosting this challenge and make us stretch our creative muscles 🙂

For the final stage, we had to choose one of the cards we made for the previous stages and use all the stamp sets, dies, stencils and embossing folders for making a new card. It was hard choosing a card, and in the end I selected the one I did for stage 3 using Lawn Fawn “Pizza my heart” stamp set.

First, I stamped the images on Bristol paper with Versafine Onyx black ink, colored them using Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and fussy cut everything. Then, I used one of the dies from Lawn Fawn “Stitched borders” to make the stitching detail on a piece of pattern paper from Lawn Fawn “Perfectly plaid christmas” paper pad. Next, I used a die from Lawn Fawn “Stitched scalloped borders” on a piece of vellum to make a scalloped frame.

I used La Vida en Scrap “Escríbeme” stamp set to stamp the word friend on the piece of vellum using Versafine Onyx black ink, and then stamped the sentiment using the same ink. Next I glued the images to the vellum and then adhered the vellum to the pattern paper. I glued the panel to a card base, and finally I stamped the rest of the sentiment on the inside of the card with Memento Lady Bug ink and glued the pizza cutter.

I hope you like this last card for CASometry Challenge 3. Randomizer!

Here you have some pictures of the cards I made for all stages:

Stage 1: 1 random stamp set + any geometry shape

Stage 2: 1 random stamp set + using one stamp minimum 3 times

Stage 3: 1 random stamp set + embossing

Stage 4: 1 random stamp set + friendship

I hope you’ve enjoyed this challenge as much as I did! By the way, which is your favorite card? Mine is the one for the stage 3!!

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!