Thinking of You, Flamingo

August 19, 2016

I just bought the Lawn Fawn Flamingo Together and Plan On It stamp sets. As soon as I opened my package, I knew I wanted to make a card with both the flamingo and the tiny island.



Size:  Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details: I started by die cutting a stitched rectangle of water color cardstock. I cut a stitched circle from the panel and used this to create my scene. I stamped everything in Antique Linen Distress Ink and tried no line coloring again. I used Distress Inks to add all of the colors.

I used a grey ink for the sentiment because I wanted to give the card a softer feel.

After the water colored circle was dry, I assembled my card. I adhered the circle flat to the kraft card base. I popped the rest of the stitched rectangle up on fun foam.

Challenges Entered: Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Summer Fun


Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Flamingo Together, Plan on It, Critters from the Past, and Sophie’s Sentiments

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangles

Simon Says Stamp Stitched Circles

Ink: Simon Says Stamp Smoke Ink

Distress Ink in Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Abandoned Coral, Brushed Corduroy, Vintage Photo, Ground Espresso, Mowed Lawn, Twisted Citron, Picked Raspberry, Black Soot, Hickory Smoke, Mermaid Lagoon, and Antique Linen.


Hope you enjoyed the card

One thought on “Thinking of You, Flamingo”

  1. What a wonderful Summery card you’ve created here! I love how you framed it out so that it looks like we are peeking through a window at a gorgeous beach scene. The colors are just dreamy and I love how you made the sentiment so universal and heart-warming. I would’ve never thought to combine a beach with a “thinking of you” theme, but it is PERFECT! You’ve inspired me and I’m so glad you shared your talents with us for this week’s Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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