Posts Tagged ‘Lawn Fawn’

Rainbows Galore!!

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

Hello and welcome! Laurie here to share a card featuring, you guessed it, a rainbow pattern! “Rainbows” is todays cue word over on the Scrap N Stamp Facebook page. We have a new word everyday to help fire up your creativity! We hope you’ll join in the fun!

Here’s a look at my card. I’m also going to show you how to create evenly cut strips of paper using a border die.

I used one of the border dies from the Lawn Fawn Stitched Simply Wavy Borders. Of course I could have just used my trimmer to cut strips but this gave a much cooler effect…in my opinion 🙂 To create strips of the exact size as well as the exact position of each wave, I came up with a very simple idea.

On my grid paper, I lined up the corners of the cardstock and marked where sat. I attached the die to the cardstock and marked the ends of the die. You can see it slightly in the photo. Because of the stitching on this die, the first strip of paper won’t be used. Save it!!! It can be used for another project!  After the first pass through your machine, line up the corner of the paper at your pencil line then line up the ends of the die as well.

I ran each rainbow colour through 3 times to create 3 strips. In the end I only used 2 of each colour. This means I have enough for one more project! I fit together each strip in rainbow order onto a panel of white cardstock. I then adhered that panel onto the largest die from the Lawn Fawn Fancy Scalloped Rectangle die ( sorry, not in stock).

The entire panel was adhered to a 3.5 X 5 inch note card.  For the sentiment, I used the Lawn Fawn Heart Shaker Gift Tag Dies. And I thought the tiny shaker bit hearts would be the perfect embellishments!

And that’s it! A bright and happy card! All the cardstock I used came from the Lawn Fawn Rainbow Cardstock Pack.

I should also mention that all those passes through the die cutting machine, create MULTIPLE rainbow pieces to make many cards, which I plan to do!

Thanks for dropping in today! Remember, that our Stamps, Dies and Stencils, Oh my! blog hop is currently underway! Hope you’ll hop along!

See you soon,

Laurie

 

 

LOTS OF LOVE

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Hi Everyone. It’s Susan here to share a card that features one of the birds from the  Happy Hugs stamp set from Penny Black. The stamp comes with one balloon but I stamped it two more times to make a bouquet of balloons. Is three considered a bouquet?

I started with the sky. I used the Cloud Stencil from My Favorite Things, some Broken China Distress Oxide ink and a blending tool. The Cloud Stencil has 4 different edges so I just kept rotating the stencil and blending on some ink until the panel was covered. I die cut it twice using one die from the Large Stitched Rectangles and one next in size from the Small Stitched Rectangles both from Lawn Fawn creating an outer frame that I adhered directly to the card base. I stamped the bird using Versafine Clair Nocturne ink onto the clouds and again onto some scrap card stock. I colored in the balloons and the bird using Prismacolor pencils, fussy cut each one out and adhered them to the panel covering the original stamping. I used a fine tip black marker to add two more balloon strings.

The sentiment is stamped directly onto the panel and the whole panel was added to the card base with craft foam.

This card puts a smile on my face. I hope it puts a smile onto the face of the person I send it to.

 

Happy Stampin’
and thanks so much for visiting!
Stay safe everyone!!
Susan
Shopping list:
Below are links to all the goodies I used, just click on the icon to be taken to where you can purchase the product. If you use my affiliate links when shopping there is no additional cost to you, I want to say thank you and that I appreciate it and you very much. 


UP, UP AND AWAY!

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Good Morning and HAPPY EASTER!

It’s Susan here today sharing some fun cards – you’d think since it’s Easter that I would’ve made some Easter themed or bunny cards but I didn’t. I forgot it was Easter when I made these.

I recently received the Penny Black Birthday Balloons stamp set and I couldn’t wait to play with it. I grabbed my Copics and Prismacolor Pencils and set out to play.

The card above on the left is colored with copics. I didn’t do anything fancy – mostly because I don’t have a lot of colors and I’m still learning how to use them. I used a white paint pen to add some fun patterns to each of them.  The one on the right is colored with Prismacolor pencils. Here too I kept the coloring really simple using two shades of each color and the same white paint pen to add the highlight on each balloon. You could use a white gel pen for this as well.  I chose not to color the girl in bright colors because I wanted the balloons to be the focus.

 

This next card is a little more detailed. I used a 4 1/4 x 11″ piece of card stock and scored it on the 4 1/4″ side 2 3/4″ in from both ends.

The image on the right side of the card is stamped directly onto the card base but the balloons on the left were stamped onto scrap card stock, fussy cut out and added to the left side of the card base. The balloons furthers to the left were added with some craft foam. Here again the coloring was kept really simple. I used Pismacolor Pencils – 2 shades of each color and the white paint pen for highlight.

For my last card today I wanted to do something that would be considered a little more formal. Something for a 21st or 50th birthday or any special occasion. You could change out the sentiment to make it an Anniversary or Retirement card.

I used gold and silver Prismacolor Pencils for the balloons and then used a clear sparkle pen to add some shine to them. This time I colored the girl in using gold and black to coordinate with the balloons. A little fun strip of paper along the side and these cards are done.

I have an idea for another card with this set. I’ll get it made and share it over on the Scrap’n Stamp Facebook PageHave you seen the Random Acts of Cardness Challenge on the Facebook page yet? Be sure to check it out – there are all kinds of ideas to inspire you.

 

Happy Stampin’

and thanks so much for visiting!

Stay safe everyone!!

Susan

Shopping list:

Below are links to all the goodies I used, just click on the icon to be taken to where you can purchase the product. If you use my affiliate links when shopping there is no additional cost to you, I want to say thank you and that I appreciate it and you very much.