Category Archives: Lawn Fawnatics Challenges

Christmas Tags 3.16

December 3, 2017

It’s the time of year for Christmas tags! I used two different Christmas tree stamps for these tags. The stamps are from different companies, but have similar feels. I love the way they coordinate with each other.

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Both types of tags

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The Simon Says Stamp tags

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The Lawn Fawn tags

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Extra Details: I began by cutting a full sheet of watercolor paper into six rectangles. I rounded the corners with a corner rounder. I stamped and clear embossed the trees and sentiments on each tag. I used Crayola Fine Line Markers and a water brush to add color to everything.

Lastly, I punched a hole in each tag and added some twine.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #17: Color Challenge

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 17 – Color Inspiration

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Christmas Dreams

Simon Says Stamp’s Christmas Squad

Embossing Powder: Simon Says Stamp’s Clear Fine Detail

Ink: Versa Fine

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the tags!

Christmas Tags 3.4

November 12, 2017

I am slightly obsessed with all of the new ink color I have just purchased. There are so many and they are all so pretty. To help decide which colors to use, I Googled “vintage Christmas fabric” to find the color scheme for these tags.

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Extra Details: I began these tags with a half sheet of white card stock. Using the MISTI, I created a pattern of the trees. Then I cut 5 tags from the half sheet of paper.

I also cut 5 smaller tags from some more white card stock. I stamped the tree again on the bottom of the small tag and added a small grey star. I also add in the sentiment in the same grey ink.

As I layered the tags together, I felt the top tag was too plain. I decided to add a re-enforcer that I stamped with the same tree stamp and ink color. I also dragged the edges of the smaller tag in the grey ink.

I think these tags turned out great.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics #16: Use Your Oldest Lawn Fawn Set

http://www.lawnfawnatics.com/challenges/lawn-fawnatics-challenge-16-use-your-oldest-lawn-fawn-set

               

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Peace Joy Love

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Tag You’re It

Ink: Lawn Fawn’s Peachy Keen, Freshly Cut Grass, Jalapeno, Merman, Lobster, and Celery Stick

Simon Says Stamp Ink in Smoke

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the tags!

Christmas Tags 3.2

November 12, 2017

Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! I have begun to make my Christmas tags. This set was inspired by the current Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

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Size:  4 inches by 2 ¼ inches

Extra Details:  I began by cutting some white card stock into some rectangles. I used Versa Mark ink and a variety of embossing powders to add the images to the tags. I used a dark blue embossing powder for the sentiment. I used silver glitter embossing powder for the larger snowflakes and silver embossing powder for the smaller snowflakes.

I punched a hole at the top of each of the tags. I added some small jewels to the larger snowflakes as a finishing touch.

Challenges Entered:

                Simon Says Stamp’s Wednesday Challenge: Snow White

http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/simon-says-snow-white/

Lawn Fawnatics # 16: Use Your Oldest Lawn Fawn Set

http://www.lawnfawnatics.com/challenges/lawn-fawnatics-challenge-16-use-your-oldest-lawn-fawn-set

 

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Frosties and Winter in the Park

Embossing Powder: Simon Says Stamp’s Steel Navy and Silver Ultra Fine

Wow’s Cloud 9

Ink: Versa Mark

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the tags!

Halloween Gift Bags

November 5, 2017

Oh man, October got busy fast. I made a few things, but I never found the time to post them. These are the treat bags I made for my son’s birthday party. It was Halloween themed.

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Extra Details: I began with a store bought kraft gift bag. I added some stamping the bag itself. I used bats and candy corn.

I die cut the pumpkin tag in both orange and black. I added the face to the orange die cut. I also cut a green leaf. I stamped “Just for You” on the leaf. I layered everything together and tied the bags closed with some orange and white twine.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics #15: Clever Gift Packaging

http://www.lawnfawnatics.com/challenges/lawn-fawnatics-challenge-15-clever-gift-packaging

 

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Trick or Treat and Tiny Tags

Dies Used: Fall Tiny Tags

Ink: Versa Fine

Lawn Fawn’s Fake Tan

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the card!

Cobweb Corners

October 20, 2017

This card was featured on Lawn Fawn’s Fawny Flickr Friday!

http://lawnfawn.blogspot.com/2017/10/fawny-flickr-friday-halloween-edition.html

 

October 2, 2017

Lawn Fawn’s Cute Cobweb die just arrived in the mail and I couldn’t wait to use it. Here is the card I made.

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Card Front

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Inside of Card

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Size:  Vertical side fold A2 card

Extra Details: I started this card by die cutting the spiders and web from some light grey cardstock multiple times. I also cut the 4 webs from some velum.

Then, I created a black card base. I used some more black cardstock to create a frame for my card. I cut the same frame from some black fun foam. I adhered the cardstock frame to the fun foam frame.  I adhered a velum web to each corner of the frame.  I trimmed the webs on the bottom corners a bit.

To add the sentiment to the card base, I first laid the frame over the card front and lined up the sentiment. I used silver embossing powder to make the sentiment visible on the black cardstock.

I adhered the frame to the card base. I added the spider last. I was so excited to discover that the smaller spider with the thin thread fits behind the larger spider perfectly; no need to trim anything. I added the larger spider with a foam square and adhered the thread under the velum web. I gave the spider some red eyes and a red mouth.

For the inside of the card, I added a white liner. I adhered some grey webs and a small spider to the corners.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics #14: Happy Little Critters

http://www.lawnfawnatics.com/challenges/lawn-fawnatics-challenge-14-happy-little-critters

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: A Walk in the Dark

http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/?p=10389

               

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s For You Deer

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Cute Cobwebs, Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables

Embossing Powder: Simon Says Stamp’s Silver Ultra Fine

Ink: Versa Mark

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the card!

Leaf Wreath

September 24, 2017

The current Lawn Fawnatics Challenge is a Fall Inspiration Mood Board. I love the colors that were included on the mood board and had to make a card with them. In the end, I made two cards.

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Both cards together

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Deer Card

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Bear Card

 

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Size:  Vertical side fold and a Horizontal top fold A2 cards

Extra Details:  I began these cards by die cutting a bunch of leaves from some white paper. I used both smooth white cardstock and water color paper as I was trying to use up some scraps. I used four Lawn Fawn inks to sponge some color onto the leaves. I used a Mini Ink Blending Tool and some brown ink to color all the edges of the leaves. I added some vein details with a line stamp and the same colors of ink.

I stamped the bows on another scrap of white cardstock and used a Mini Ink blending tool to add the color with Lawn Fawn ink in Peacock. I fussy cut the bows. Then I began to look in my stash for a sentiment thinking that I wanted something simple and classy. Then, I found the new For You Deer stamp set and went the cutesy route. I stamped the front of the bear and deer and ink blended Lawn Fawn Doe ink over both of them. I used some colored pencils to add a little bit of detail to each. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out.

Next, I die cut the largest scalloped circle from some velum. I stamped and gold heat embossed the sentiment on the velum. I used foam squares and glue dots to adhere the leaves around the edges of the velum circle to create a wreath. Once the leaves were adhered, I added the bows and critters.

I found a pack of embossed paper in my stash. I used a sheet of brown paper embossed with a wood grain pattern as a layer for my cards. I cut the embossed paper to 3.75” by 5.5” and layered it on cream card bases. I adhered the wreathes to the embossed paper and the cards were finished.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics #13: Fall Inspiration Mood Board

http://www.lawnfawnatics.com/challenges/lawn-fawnatics-challenge-13-fall-inspiration-mood-board

 

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s For You Deer, and Fab Flowers

                Lawn Fawn and Simon Says Stamp’s Christmas Like No Otter

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Fall Tiny Tags, For You Deer Dies, Scalloped Circle Stackables

Ink: Versa Fine

Lawn Fawn Inks in Carrot, Doe, Fake Tan, Peacock, Plastic Flamingo, Sunflower, and Walnut

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the cards!

Happy Birthday to Moo

September 10, 2017

My daughter made this card for her grandmother. I love the scene she created and the play on the Happy Birthday song that she came up with for the inside.

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Front

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Inside

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Size:  Horizontal side fold A2 card

Extra Details:  We began this card by stamping and coloring all of the images. My daughter used Crayola Markers to color everything in. I fussy cut the images out for her. I cut right on the stamped line and used a black marker to paint the edges.

Together, we die cut a blue rectangle and a green rectangle. We used some stitched hillside borders and the green rectangle to create two layers for the ground. We adhered everything together using liquid glue. I traced a die to create the string for the bells to hang on. Once the panel was dry, we adhered it to a yellow card base.

My daughter came up with the sentiment on the inside of the card. I used my Misti to stamp it as many times as I could on the inside of the card. We added the music notes and the card was finished.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics #12: Create a Scene

http://www.lawnfawnatics.com/challenges/lawn-fawnatics-challenge-12-create-a-scene

               

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Critters on the Farm, Hat’s Off to You, Happy Happy Happy, and Chirpy Chirp Chirp

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables, Stitched Hillside Borders, and Simple Stitched Hillside Borders

Ink: Versa Fine

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the card!

Hello Friends

September 9, 2017

I had a scarecrow and a few crows left over from my Happy Harvest card. I didn’t want to waste them, so I created a fairly simple scene card with them.

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Size:  Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I began this card with some pre-colored images. I used Prismacolor pencils to color all of the images. I fussy cut them out and painted the edges black.

I used water color paper to create a card base. I ink smooshed some green and blue Distress Inks onto an acrylic block. I sprayed the ink with water before smooshing the block onto the card base. I used a bit too much water; you can see where some of the color leak out around the edges of my acrylic block. I added two layers of color with the same technique.

Once the ink was dry, I used foam squares to adhere the scarecrow and crows to the card front. Lastly, I added the sentiment using black ink.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics #12: Create a Scene

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 12 – Create a Scene!

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Happy Harvest

Lawn Fawn and Ellen Hudson’s Love Ya Bunches

Ink: Versa Fine

Distress Inks in Salty Ocean, Tumbled Glass, Mowed Lawn and Crush Olive

 

Hope you enjoyed the card!

Happy Harvest

September 9, 2017

Fall is in the air. The temperature has dropped and I am in the mood for anything related to fall. This card is the result of that mood.

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Size:  Horizontal side fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I began this card by stamping and coloring all of the images. I used Prismacolor pencils to color in everything but the corn stalks. I stamped the stalks in Lawn Fawn Sunflower ink and Hero Arts Pumpkin Pie Ink. Once everything was colored, I fussy cut them out. I cut right on the line for all of the images I colored with colored pencils. I painted the edges black to hide any cutting mistakes. I did leave a white border on the corn stalks.

I used my die cutting machine to create a brown frame, two grassy borders and a blue sky. I adhered the blue sky flat to the tan card base. I added the taller grassy border to the blue sky. I used foam tape on the frame and the second layer of grass. Then, I began placing all of my images. I used foam tape of a few of them to help create lots of dimension on this card.

I added a bushel of apples to the lower left corner of the card. I placed it outside the frame so the sizing of all of the images would make more sense. Lastly, I stamped the sentiment on a strip of velum and adhered that under the apple basket.

Challenges Entered:

                Lawn Fawnatics #12: Create a Scene

http://www.lawnfawnatics.com/challenges/lawn-fawnatics-challenge-12-create-a-scene

 

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Happy Harvest and Thanks a Bushel

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables, Large Cross Stitched Rectangle Stackables, and Grassy Border Die

Ink: Versa Fine

Lawn Fawn’s Sunflower

Hero Art’s Pumpkin Pie

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the card!

Ghost Trick or Treat

August 27, 2017

After I finished the Halloween Dog Cards Set, I had four ink smooshed backgrounds left over. I didn’t want to waste them, so I created four more Halloween cards. This time the design is the pretty much the same for each card. One is different because I was running out of pieces.

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Close Up

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All Four Cards

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Inside Liner

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Size:  Horizontal top fold A2 cards

Extra Details:  I began this card with the four orange ink smooshed backgrounds, four black card bases and four white liners. I had done enough with the dogs so I moved on to another Halloween stamp set in my stash.

I stamped and white heat embossed some frames on black card stock. I fussy cut out the frames on bother the outside and inside. I stamped the same frames on white card stock. I stamped my images on the white frames and used colored pencils to color them in. I trimmed the colored frames to be smaller than the back frames. I adhered the white frames to the black frames.

The sentiment I wanted to use was too large from any of the frames, so I partial stamped a frame and made it large. I did this with both black and white frames. I layered the sentiment behind the black frame so it matched the others.

Next, I began playing with the layout of my card front. I adhered the frames to the orange ink smooshed pieces. I trimmed any pieces that hung over. For the fourth card, I used a few of the small pieces I cut off to finish the design.

I stamped a sentiment on the liner and added a treat bag and some candy corn. I used colored pencils to add color to the images on the liner. Then I adhered it to the card base.

I also made envelopes to go with these cards.

Challenges Entered:

Lawn Fawnatics #11: Cards for Kids

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 11 – Cards for Kids!

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Booyah, Flirty Frames, Trick or Treat and Critters in Costume

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables

Ink: Versa Fine and Versa Mark

Distress Inks in Rusty Hinge, Carved Pumpkin, Spiced Marmalade, and Ripe Persimmon

 

Hope you enjoyed the cards