Witch Bear and Bat Bird

Hi!

Today I’m sharing a card featuring the fabulous “Boo” stamp set from Waffle Flower. I think the bear and the bird look great in their costumes! Although Halloween is not very popular in Spain, I have weakness for all Halloween themed things. Plus, as a child I loooooved witches, and I still love them. It was a very strange thing, because 6 year-old girls don’t have witches all over their room, but I did! So when I saw this stamp set immediately fell in love with it.

For making this card, first I stamped the images on Strathmore Drawing paper using Versafine Onyx black ink and colored them with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils. Then, I fussy cut all the images. For my background I blended Shaded Lilac, Seedless Preserves and Dusty Concord Distress Inks on a piece of Bristol paper, splattered some water and dried it with a paper towel after few seconds.

Next, I die cut some trees from white cardstock using Mama Elephant “Birch trees” dies and some grass from black cardstock using Lawn Fawn “Grassy borders” dies. Then, I used Lawn Fawn ” Puffy cloud borders” dies on a piece of vellum spritzed with a mixture of Perfect Pearls and water and on a piece of Bristol paper. On the latter, I blended Pumice Stone Distress Ink, stamped the sentiment from Mama Elephant “Meowlloween Extras” stamp set with VersaMark ink and heat embossed it using white embossing powder.

I adhered the trees and the vellum clouds to the background panel and then I glued some clear thread to the backside of the bear, because I wanted it to be suspended. I glued the ends of the thread to the upper and lower parts of the panel and then adhered the grass and the clouds using foam tape. Last, I adhered the rest of the images using foam tape and added some Wink of Stella on the witch hat.

I hope you have a wonderful Halloween filled with candy.

Thanks for stopping by!

 

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Birthday card for a sweetie

Hi!!

Yesterday was my sister’s birthday (¡Felicidades, Arantza!) and we had a family meeting. It was great because I hadn’t met my family in a while and I really missed them. So today I’m sharing the birthday card I made for my sister using Waffle Flower “Sweets” stamp set, designed by Big Beard and Bird. First time I saw this stamp set it immediately reminded me of my sister, because the little girl looks just like her when she was a child.

I stamped the images on Bristol paper using Versafine Onyx black ink. I did some masking so the little girl is standing on the top of a pile of sweets. I colored the images using Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, and I added a very light shade of blue around the image to make it pop against the white background. Next, I ran that panel through my Big Shot using Lawn Fawn “Stitched ovals” dies. Then, I used the same oval die on a piece of pattern paper from Dear Lizzy “Lovely day” collection I previously had trimmed down to A2 size. I adhered the pattern paper panel to a card base and glued the oval with the stamped image.

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Next, I stamped the first part of the sentiment with Versamark ink and heat embossed it with gold embossing powder. I used Mama Elephant “Madison Avenue” dies on a piece of the same pattern paper to die cut a banner and stamped and heat embossed the second part of the sentiment. Last, I adhered this banner with foam adhesive.

Honestly, I wish I was that girl because I looooove candy.

Thanks for stopping by! Have a nice day!

Baby Dino Card

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Today I’m sharing another newborn baby card. This time I used the super cute dinos from Neat and Tangled “Prehistoric” stamp set I previously colored for The Daily Marker 30 Day Coloring Challenge. I can’t get enough of this stamp set!

I stamped the images on Strathmore Drawing paper using Memento Tuxedo black ink and colored them using Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils. Then, I fussy cut everything. For my background, I blended several colors of Distress Inks on a piece of Bristol paper, spritzed it with water and dried it with a paper towel after few seconds. Next, I flicked watered down White Fence Distress Paint using a paintbrush. I love using this technique for galaxy backgrounds!

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I used Lawn Fawn “Stitched hillside borders” dies on a piece of brown cardstock to make the ground. I stamped the sentiment from SSS and Neat and Tangled “Cute chicks” collaboration stamp using Versamark ink and heat embossed it using white embossing powder. I wanted to frame the scene, so I made a frame from white cardstock nesting two dies from Mama Elephant “Peek a frame” dies. Finally, I adhered the background panel to a card base and glued the rest of the elements. For making the heart I used Lawn Fawn “Valentine borders” dies on a piece of Dymo embossing labels and glued 5 tiny hearts together.

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I wanted to enter this card into the current Little Tangles Challenge #84: Inside of card/matching envelope, so I made a matching envelope.

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I used my WRMK envelope punch board on a piece of Bristol paper and stamped the cute cavegirl, the little dino and the bubble with the sentiment. I masked everything and used Lawn Fawn “Stitched hillside borders” dies on a piece of post-it roll tape to make another mask. I used again my Distress Inks to make a galaxy background and then, I masked the sky and blended Gathered Twigs Distress Ink to make the ground. I colored the images using Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and, finally, I used La Vida en Scrap “Escríbeme” stamp set to stamp the names of the future parents on Versamark ink and heat embossed it with silver embossing powder. This card is not going to be mailed, so I could use this beautiful calligraphy stamp set, which I love ❤

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a nice day!

 

Happy Fall Card

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Today I’m sharing a card featuring Lawn Fawn “For you, deer” stamps and dies. When I first saw this super cute stamps, I knew I had to buy them. I was looking forward to playing with them, and this weekend I had time to make a card at last.

First, I stamped the images on Bristol paper using Versafine Onyx black ink. The scarf is from Lawn Fawn “Baaah Humbug” stamp set, the beanie is from Lawn Fawn “Critters in the Artic” stamp set and the little pumpkins are from Mama Elephant “Meowlloween” stamp set. I colored the images with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and fussy cut everything, except the bear and the deer wich I die cut with coordinating dies. Next, I used Tim Holtz “Bricked” stencil with Fired Brick Distress Ink on a piece of Bristol paper. I love this stencil, the result is amazing. Then, I used Lawn Fawn “Wonderful window” die to die cut two windows and I trim off the shutters of one of them (which is going to be on the inside of the card).

I used my craft knife to cut a slightly smaller opening than the window outer edge on the card base, on the front panel and on a piece of Lawn Fawn pattern paper from “Beachside” paper collection. I adhered the front panel and the pattern paper panel to the card base. Next, I glued the windows to the front and to the inside of the card. I blended Tattered Rose Distress Ink on a piece of Bristol paper and used Lawn Fawn “Stitched scalloped borders” dies to make a scalloped rectangle. Then, I glued the deer and the bear and added the scarf and the beanie to them. On the inside of the card, their little paws were to far from the bottom of the card, so I made a kind of bench for them to stand up and peek through the window using Lawn Fawn “Let’s roll” stamps. Last, to make the floor I stamped Lawn Fawn “Woodgrain backdrops” stamp with Pumice Stone Distress Ink and colored over it with a light gray marker.

I stamped the sentiment from Lawn Fawn “Ready, set, shake” stamp set using Versafine Onyx black ink and heat embossed it using clear embossing powder. Then, I colored it with a gold gel pen. I used Lawn Fawn “Grassy border” on a piece of white cardstock and used alcohol markers to make the grass I glued it under the window. Then, I added the pumpkins and the pile of leaves I made using Mama Elephant “Birch trees” dies. I also added some scattered leaves on the front of the card. Last, I added some Wink of Stella to the scarf and the beanie and added some detail to the eyes and the snouts using a Sakura Glaze black pen.

It took quite a long time to make this card because I couldn’t stop adding things, but I love the result and I hope you like it too!

I’m entering this card into Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #12: Create a scene!

into Seven Hills Crafts Monthly Craft Challenge: Spotlight it!

and into Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday:

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!

Birthday party invitations

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Today I’m sharing some birthday party invitations I made for my nephew’s birthday. In fact my nephew’s birthday is in December, but I know that by that time I will be more in the mood of Christmas cards and decorations, so I’ve decided to make them now. I had to make ten invitations and after making them I think I didn’t choose an easily reproducible design.

“Come to my party! When _________ Where________ Don’t miss it!”

The cards are 4” x 3”. I used Mama Elephant “Peek a frame” dies to die cut the panels: 10 from Bristol paper (where I stamped and colored the images) and 10 from white cardstock (where I stamped the message). First, I stamped the messages using Lawn Fawn “Harold’s ABC” stamps. I used my MISTI, which is the perfect tool for mass producing cards.

Next, I stamped the super cute images from Neat and Tangled “Prehistoric” stamp set on the Bristol panels using Versafine Onyx black ink. It involved a lot of masking. Again, the MISTI was a time saver! Then, I blended Tumbled Glass for the sky and Antique Linen and Gathered Twigs Distress inks for the ground. I thought the scene was a little bit plane, so I decided to stamp the mountains from Lawn Fawn “Dad + me” stamp set. As I had previously blended the blue ink for the sky, I used a white gel pen to color the tops of the mountains. After that, I colored all the stamped images with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers.

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I made the envelopes with the WRMK envelope punch board, using Lawn Fawn “Let’s Polka in the Dark” papers. On the front of the envelopes I stamped the recipient’s name using La Vida en Scrap “Escríbeme” stamp set and the little cavegirl, and on the back side I stamped a message that means “Telmo’s birthday party is going to be dinomite” using the same Lawn Fawn stamp set than before. For the green envelopes, I stamped everything with white pigment ink and once it was dried I traced everything with a golden gel pen. It was time consuming, but I love the result.

I plan to make a cute box to give these to my sister. And I’m thinking on making some birthday party decorations too!!

I’m entering this project into Little Tangles Challenge #83: Birthday

and into Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday 

I hope you like this project! Thanks for stopping by!!