donderdag 25 mei 2017

HAPPY TRAILS (1)

With the Happy Trails stamp set I created this card, to wish someone a happy holiday or vacation.


I started by creating the scene. The sky is from Peacock cardstock. I die cut the mountains from Kraft cardstock, with the Stitched Mountain Borders. The snow caps I die cut from plain white cardstock. I die cut the hills from Noble Fir cardstock, with the Stitched Hillside Borders. And the houses with the Little Town Borders, from Guava cardstock. The lights on the inside of the houses are from Sunflower cardstock.


I assembled the elements and stamped the sentiment. Then I stamped the caravan and card from Happy Trails and colored them with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Caravan: BG23 – BG49/ C2 – C5
Door + curtain + car: R22 – R35
Windows: B00
Light: YR16
Wheels: C2 – C5


I fussy cut the images and added them to the scene. I adhered the panel onto a white cardbase.

This card really fits my profession, since I work in an outdoor store.

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IT'S A SPECIAL DAY (1)

Sometimes you get a brilliant idea, for no reason. Well, that’s what happened with this card. It just came to me and I love the result. I made this birthday card with the Wild For You stamp set from Lawn Fawn.


I took some Blue Jay cardstock and created a cardbase. I took the Starry Sky Vertical stencil from My Favorite Things and put it on top of the front of the cardbase. I taped the stencil down with washi tape. I wanted to use Shimmer Paste from Nuvo, to make sparkly stars. I used the color Silver Gem.

Tip: clean off the shimmer paste immediately after using it, because it dries very quick and it’s a big mess.

I set the cardbase aside and went over to my images. I stamped the mouse and the small elephant and colored them with Copic Markers. Really simple coloring. Here are the colors I used:
Mouse: W0 – W2
Elephant: W0 – W2 – W5


I fussy cut the images. I die cut a moon, with the Sun and Moon dies, from Sunflower cardstock. I also die cut two cloud borders, with the Puffy Cloud Borders.

I wanted a banner for the sentiment. The banner is from Bannertastic. The inside of the banner was stamped with Ballet Slippers Ink and Bubblegum Ink. I also added a star to the banner on each side of the sentiment. The sentiment and the star are both from the Out of This World stamp set. I fussy cut the banner and started assembling the card.


As a finishing touch, I added some glitter to the moon, with the Clear Sparkle Pen from Spectrum Noir. I also rounded off both bottom corners.

Sparkly!!! This card can be used for any special day, whether it’s a birthday, graduation, promotion, first communion.

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HAPPY FATHER'S DAY (1)

I made this Father’s Day card with the new Plane and Simple stamp set from Lawn Fawn.


I started with the background. I die cut a piece of watercolor paper with the Stitched Cloudy Backdrop: Landscape die. I used some Distress Inks to watercolor onto the background. I wetted the paper, and applied Mermaid Lagoon and Cracked Pistachio Distress Ink onto the paper. I let it air dry.


I stamped the two airplanes, the banner and the little hearts. I colored the images with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Planes: Y00 – Y02/ R22 – R35/ YG41 – G02
Hearts: R22 – R35
Banner: W0 – W2


I fussy cut the images. I also die cut some clouds with the Puffy Cloud Borders. I stamped the sentiment onto the cloud border, with Merman Ink.

I assembled the card and added the panel onto a piece of Guava cardstock.

I think I’m going to give this to my dad on Father’s Day.

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zondag 21 mei 2017

CUTE AS A BUTTON (1)

For this love card, I used the Sewn with Love stamp set from Lawn Fawn.


I started by die cutting a piece of white cardstock, with the Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables. I traced a circle on the panel with a pencil, this is going to be my guideline. I stamped the thimble, button and spool repeatedly onto that penciled circle. When the ink dried, I erased the pencil line and colored all the images with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Spool: E41 – E31/ YR00 – YR02
Purple buttons: BV000 – BV02
Red buttons: R22 – R35
Thimble: C2 – C5

I also stamped the scissors, that I colored with Copic Markers as well. I used:
Scissors: C2 – C5/ YR00 – YR02


The word cute I stamped in Fresh Lavender Ink and I die cut this and the scissors with the coordinating dies. I adhered them to the card and also stameped the rest of the sentiment onto it, with Wild Flower Ink.

I added some Nuco Crystal Drops to the panel. I used three colors: Bubblegum Blush, Sweet Lilac and Red Berry.


I adhered the panel to a piece of Perfectly Plaid paper and added the panel onto a white cardbase.

It turned out exactly how I wanted it!

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YOU ARE JAWSOME (1)

With the mini set Duh-Nuh from Lawn Fawn, I created this underwater themed friendship card.


I started by die cutting some watercolor paper with the Stitched Hillside Borders. I’m using them as water and waves this time. I got four pieces and I blended all of them with a different Distress Ink color. From top to bottom I used: Mermaid Lagoon, Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers and Cracked Pistachio. I added water to all the pieces and dabbed the drops off with a paper towel.


I stamped the sentiment onto the bottom wave and die cut some waves from one of the pieces, with the Ocean Wave Accents dies.

I stamped the shark, the fish twice and the cluster of bubbles twice. I colored all the images with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Shark: C2 – C5/ C0
Fish: Y17 – YR68
Bubbles: B00 – BG000


I assembled the card and finished off with some Nuvo Crystal Drops. I used the color Emerald City.

Don’t you just love that sentiment! A real fun underwater scene.

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HAVE A WILD BIRTHDAY (1)

For this birthday card I used the Wild For You stamp set from Lawn Fawn, my favorite from the new summer 2017 release!


I started by stamping all the animals. I colored them with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Elephants: W0 – W2 – W5
Mouse: W5 – W7
Giraffe: Y21 – Y38/ E57 – E29/ E00 – E11
Lion: Y21 – Y38/ E 57 – E29
Crododile: YG11 – G21
Striped party hats: Y06 – YR16 – R17 – G14 – BV05
Polka dot party hats: YR16 – BV05/ G14 – R14
Crown: Y06 – Y15 – Y38


I fussy cut the images and went over to all the elements for the scene. For the background I took a piece of watercolor cardstock. I used Mermaid Lagoon and Peacock Feathers Distress Ink and an ink blending tool to color the sky. I die cut two grass borders, with the Meadow Borders dies, and used Mowed Lawn and Old Paper Distress Ink for this. I added water drops to all the blended pieces and dabbed them off with a paper towel.


I heat embossed the sentiment with Opaque Bright White Embossing Powder from Wow. I assembled the card and adhered it all to a white cardbase.


I already know I’m going to use this set a lot. This is super fun!!!

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zaterdag 20 mei 2017

DAD, HAPPY FATHER'S DAY (1)

We just had Mother’s Day, so now it’s time for the dads. I created this Father’s Day card with the Dad + Me stamp set from Lawn Fawn.


I die cut a piece of Mermaid cardstock with the Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables. I also die cut two grass borders, with the Meadow Borders from Noble Fir cardstock. The sun, from Sun and Moon, I die cut from Fake Tan and Sunflower cardstock. The hills were cut from kraft cardstock, using the Stitched Mountain Borders.


I stamped the dad moose (I added the glasses) and the little moose and colored them with Copic Markers. Here are the colors I used:
Moose: E57 – E29
Antlers + hooves: E41 – E43


I fussy cut the images and assembled the card. I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment with Opaque Bright White Embossing Powder from Wow. I added the card to a Blue Jay cardbase.

An easy card to make, using only Lawn Fawn products. Thanks for visiting my blog. Please leave a comment and follow/ subscribe to my blog! Or e-mail me at joyfulthingsdesign@outlook.com