Category Archives: fun with the kids

Fintastic Birthday Shaker Card

May 8, 2016

My father in law’s birthday is coming up soon. The kiddos and I made him this shaker card. The kids painted everything with their cheapy water color set and I cut everything out. I combined a sentiment from Fintastic Friends and Loveable Legends for this card. I did put too many fish in the shaker portion but otherwise I think it turned out very well.

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The outside

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I glued some of the left over pieces on the inside of the card also.

Details

Size: Horizontal top folding A2 card

Extra Details: The images and sentiment were heat embossed with gold embossing powder before water coloring. I used a gold gel pen to add details to the sand

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Fintastic Friends, So Jelly, Loveable Legends and Woodgrain Backdrops

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangles and Speech Bubble border

 

Hope you enjoyed the card

Mother’s Day Garden Card

May 1, 2016

A Mother’s Day card for my grandmother. My daughter helped me to design this one. She also picked out the really bright pink card base. I decided to add a layer of velum to tone it down a little bit.

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Details

Size: Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details: The stamped panel has a stenciled grass layer and a die cut grass layer. The images were all fussy cut and adhered flat to the panel.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Bee Mine, Fairy Friends, and Mom + Me

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangles and Grassy Border die

Paper: Velum and various cardstocks from my stash

Inks: Distress inks in Mowed Lawn, Twisted Citron, and Salty Ocean.

Hope you enjoyed the card J

Tutu Sweet Card

May 1, 2016

My kiddos have a pen pal that they exchange cards with. This was the most recent card we sent. My daughter designed the card layout.

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Details

Size: Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  The frame behind the dance was ink blended with Distress Inks. We also flicked some water on it to add some cool distress marks. I colored the dancer in with colored pencils.

Stamps Used: Penny Black’s Tutu Sweet

Dies Used: The frame shape is from my Cricut library.

Hope you enjoyed the card J

Mother’s Day Owl Card

May 1, 2016

Mother’s Day card for my mother in law. My daughter helped to design this card

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The front

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The inside

Details

Size: Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  We ink blended the sky on the circle die cut. Everything is adhered flat to the card

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Mom + Me, Fairy Friends, and Sunny Skies

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Grassy Border die

Simon Says Stamp Stitched Circle

Inks: Lawn Fawn’s Yeti White Pigment Ink

Distress Ink in Salty Ocean

Memento Dew Drops inks

Hope you enjoyed the card J

Mother’s Day Hero Card

May 1, 2016

A Mother’s Day card for my mom. My son helped to design this card.

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The card front

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The inside of the card.

Details

Size: Vertical side fold A2 card

Extra Details: Everything was adhered flat to this card

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Critters in Costume, Stinkin’ Cute, Fairy Friends, Mom + Me, and Sunny Skies

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangles and Grassy Border Die

Papers: Pattered papers by Echo Park and included in the Simon Says Stamp March 2016 Card Kit

Inks: Lawn Fawn Yeti White Pigment Ink

Memento Dew Drop inks

Hope you enjoyed the card J

Bigfoot Mother’s Day card

May 1, 2016

My son created the layout for this Mother’s Day card. He just loves the bigfoot from Lovable Legends. He decided the bigfoot need a sunset sky for her kite. Using a cardstock stencil we made with the Grassy border die we ink blended the grass and sky on the circle.

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Details

Size: Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details: The images were fussy cut out and glued to the circle. The circle was also adhered flat to the card base.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Lovable Legends, Mom + me, Fairy Friends and Sunny Skies

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Grassy Border Die

Simon Says Stamp Stitched Circles

Inks: Distress Inks in Mowed Lawn and Abandoned Coral

Hope you enjoyed the card J

Valentine’s Cards with Robot Stickers

February 14, 2016

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this project may be a bit scarce.

My kiddos got some Valentine themed robot stickers from their grandmother. Because they are my children, they wanted to make cards with the stickers. They gave these cards to their father for Valentine’s Day.

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This is my daughter’s.

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This is my son’s.

Details

Size:  Horizontal top fold A2 card

Extra Details:  We ink blended some backgrounds first. We added some stickers and fussy cut stamped images to complete the cards.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Sunny Skies, Into the Woods, Summertime Charm, Milk and Cookies, and Love You A Latte

Hope you enjoyed the card

School Valentine #2

February 7, 2016

Valentine’s Day parties at school are in a few days. My kiddos wanted to give their classmates hand stamped valentines. This is my daughter’s. She gave her classmates heart shaped glasses.

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Details

Extra Details: My daughter colored all the images with her Crayola markers.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Science of Love

Hope you enjoyed the card

School Valentine #1

February 7, 2016

Valentine’s Day parties at school are in a few days. My kiddos wanted to give their classmates hand stamped valentines. This is my son’s.

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Details

Extra Details: I colored this apple in with Crayola markers. My son and I split the coloring because his class is so large.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s My Silly Valentine

Hope you enjoyed the card

Robots and Kite

July 18, 2015

When I updated my blog in February 2016, I lost all the posting I had already done. I am doing my best to put the posts back up but I do not remember all the details for each card.  Unfortunately, the details for this project may be a bit scarce.

My son had a lot to say while designing this card. I also was playing with water color at this point.

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Details

Size:  Vertical top fold A2 card

Extra Details: I started by water coloring the background for this card. I paper pieced all the images that went on the card. I added a light blue card base.

Stamps Used: Lawn Fawn’s Beep Boop Birthday, Starry Backdrops, and Sunny Skies

Hope you enjoyed the card