Category Archives: Challenges

You Blew Me Away

June 12, 2016

I made this card to enter in the Lawnscaping Challenge #131 Off Kilter. I was inspired by Lawn Fawn’s new Yay Kites stamp set. I do not own that set yet, so I made due with stamps I already own.

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Size:  Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I started this card by cutting a panel of water color paper to 4.25” x 5.5”. I then cut that panel at an angle on my paper trimmer. I stamped all my images on the angled panel with grey ink.  I covered the images with masks and created my background. I stamped the clouds from Partly Cloudy on some Post It tape close together to make a DIY cloudy border stencil. I added some Tumbled Glass Distress ink with a mini inking tool. I stared on the DIY stencil and brushed the ink out slightly. I moved the DIY stencil down and repeated the process. When, I was done with the background on the angled panel, I water colored the mouse and kite with Distress Inks.

I prepared my card base next. I stamped the custom sentiment in Tumbled Glass Distress Ink and added the wind lines. It was looking a little bare, so I add some cloudy borders with my DIY stencil. I rubbed the Tumbled Glass ink pad on the edges of the card base and the angled panel. Lastly I attached the angled panel to the card base with fun foam.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Merry Christmouse, Critters in Costume, Partly Cloudy, Sally’s ABCs, Scripty Sayings, and Sunny Skies

Ink: Simon Says Stamp Smoke Ink

Distress Inks in Abandoned Coral, Hickory Smoke, Peacock Feathers, Picked Raspberry, Tumbled Glass, Twisted Citron, and Vintage Photo

Hope you enjoyed the card

Glitter Graduation Card

May 23, 016

I have entered this in the #130 Lawnscaping Challenge: Sparkle It Up

My daughter graduates from Kindergarten this year. This is the very sparkly card I made just for her, as she loves anything that sparkles. Blue and gold are her schools colors and she wears pink glasses,



Size: Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I used gold embossing powder on the second circle. The sentiment is done in silver embossing powder. The pink glasses are coated in clear embossing powder. The hat and tassel are covered in glitter glue. I put a small gemstone on the hat and googly eyes on the card as finishing touches.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Hats Off to You, Clear to See and Penelope’s Blossoms

Dies Used: Simon Says Stamp Stitched Circles

Papers: Core’dinations Glitter Brights Cards

Inks: Versamark and Versafine inks

Hope you enjoyed the card