You Are Bootiful

Happy Sunday Crafters! I have a new mixed media card for you today. The background was made by first embossing a distressed brick background stamp in white embossing powder. Then ink “smooshing” was done using Distressed Oxides: carved pumpkin, tattered rose, squeezed lemonade, picked raspberry. The stamp of the bunnies and sentiment came from a retired Carftin’ Desert Divas. The stamp was stamped on Bristol smooth cardstock using ink on 3 disappearing ink. A base layer of distressed oxides were painted on the image. Then a top color of colored pencils (prismacolor and black widow) were used to add finishing touches. Hope you enjoy!

Stay healthy y’all!

Card challenges entered include: Color Throwdown Challenge #608, Time Out Challenges: Season, 2 Crafty Critter Crazies.

Shake Up Some Fun

I’m back. Have you ever made cards and they don’t turn out?? I have. But, yeah! I finally had a card turn out that is “postable”. This card was inspired by the TimeOut Challenge #168 and The Card Concept challenge #138d. These two challenges clearly blend well together and were the basis for this mixed media card.. The clear bowl from TimeOut was the inspiration for the shaker card. I chose pink as my primary color. I loved the shells from The Card Concept and the starfish from TimeOut. I used images from multiple different desingers. The designers included: Lawn Fawn (Screen Time, Keep on Swimming, Ready Set Snow), MFT (BB Polynesian Paradise, Penguins in Paradise) Designing Desert Divas (mermaid). The background die was created with Nina solar white cardstock usning Lawn Fawn’s Sparkle Background and and Sizzix Polkadot embossing folder. The images were colored with some simple Copic coloring. Add some clear star gems, foam tape and glue and you have a cute card.

Stay safe y’all!😢😢😢 Hurricane Laura

Rainbow Bridge

I’ve been sending (and creating) quite a few sympathy cards recently. This is a card for a dear friend whose beloved horse passed away. The card was inspired by the clouds on the current Lawnfawnatic’s challenge. The card is completely done with die cuts, my favorite tool to use. I used Lawn Fawn’s cloud and stitched rectangle dies along with MFT’s rainbow die. The sentiment inside is “hidden” by the clouds and is from a retired Designing Desert Diva’s (😪) sentiment set. On the back, I used some Lawn Fawn vellum and printed the poem Rainbow Bridge for horses. I thought this turned out to be an elegant and sweet card. Hopefully, it will be an inspiration for a slightly different twist on Rainbow Bridge.

Here is the inside and the back of the card. I forgot to mention that I used glue dots to secure the vellum to the back.

Happy Hump Day Y’all!

Challenges entered with this card include: