Heya Stampers! Just a quick post today showing my version of a Lawn Fawn design team card using the super awesome Halloween style Booyah stamp set that was just released in Lawn Fawn’s fall / winter & seasonal release. Rather … Continue reading
I made a Christmas shaker card! I have tried to make shaker cards before, and have only had a few successes – but the Ready Set Snow shaker add on from Lawn Fawn took all the guess work out of the construction of the shaker card & all I needed to do was stamp, color and assemble. When I first got this add on die set I was, admittedly betwixt as to how it actually worked.. But once I saw the How To video it all came together.
This card is case’d from the video – I always try and make original card designs, but I tried twice to make a background I loved, and they both turned out, well…. meh. It was getting late & I really wanted to finish the project so I created this cute little guy. I stamped & colored the penguin and his Santa hat from the Toboggan Together stamp set, then die cut him out. I used the snowy sky background die from the Ready Set Snow Shaker Add on dies, then blended some Broken China & Tumbled Glass Tim Holtz distress inks along the top into the middle to give the piece some added dimension.
When it came time to assemble my card, I chose to use two layers of standard fun foam to make sure there was ample room for the sequins and seed beads to move around. I found that the cupped sequins I had needed a little more than one layer.
Now that I have had time to play with this, I am already thinking of the many other things I can create with this set!
Here are the tools I used to create this card:
- Hat: DR6, DR1, IG1, Blender
- Penguin: IG7, IG8, IG9
- Beak & feet: OR1, OR2, OR3
- Wood on snow globe: EB5, EB4, EB3
- Brass sentiment plate: GB4, GB2
- Distress inks used to blend some color on to snowy background: Broken China, Tumbled Glass
Lawn Fawn’s pillow box die has now become my go to die for anything party favor, candy box, or even a gift card or a coffee card – it’s the perfect size to fit any standard sized gift card as a matter of fact. I just LOVE this pillow box. Lawn Fawn never disappoints, and this one really hit it out of the park for me!
The die takes less than one half of a 12×12 sheet of cardstock, and create score lines that make the box ridiculously easy to assemble. One strip of tape or Tombow and that`s seriously it. I love how the top of the pillow box opening has a little notch in the underside flap to make it easy to open. And the semi-circle scored perforations make it super easy to fold the tabs down when you’re ready to close it too.
With fall / autumn quickly approaching – and people are now thinking about pumpkin spice lattes ( 😛 ) I had so many ideas on hwo to use this pillow box die!
I made two Halloween party favors, or candy boxes; and one fall themed pillow box that could be equally as good for either a thanksgiving hostess gift, or just a thank you gift with a Starbucks coffee card inside!
Here are my projects: two Halloween party favors or candy boxes, and one that could double for either a Thanksgiving hostess gift, or just a Thank You gift with either candy, a gift card, jewelry, you name it! The sky`s the limit with this adorably perfect pillow box.
This first box I wanted to try and make something that would be easy to replicate – for a classroom treat, or party favor. Using the Trick or Treat stamp set, I stamped out the candy corn in Lawn Fawn’s new Pumpkin Spice ink, and filled in the color with my Spectrum Noir markers (OR3 & CT2). The bat was stamped in Black Licorice Lawn Fawn ink and die cut wit the newly released coordinating dies. For the focal sentiment, I stamped it in the new Sugar Plum ink, and die cut it out with Lawn Fawn’s stitched circles. I punched a small hole in the circle, popped up both my little candy corn and my bat, and tied it closed with the Lawn Fawn Spooky twine. Their twine is awesome because it’s made from hemp, making it thicker than regular bakers twine. What does that mean? That makes bows easier to tie, and they will stay put after you have positioned them! (yay!)
For my second Halloween box, I stamped out my own backround paper using the Trick or Treat stamp set in Lawn Fawn’s new Doe ink. The belly band for the pillow box I cut a 2″ wide strip from the new Let’s Polka In The Dark mini 6×6 pad. From the same pad, I pulled out a witches brew sheet and die cut circle for my racoon that was stamped from the Holiday Party Animal set.
This box was created with fall / autumn in mind – but I wanted to make it versatile so that it could be either Thanksgiving OR just a regular Thank You gift box. Using the wood grain’s backdrops set I stamped the entire pillow box after I die cut it in Doe ink. The new Mini Stitched Leaves came in handy as accents for my Fox (from Party Animals) and my Bear (from Love You S’more). Die cutting each leaf in a vanilla card stock, I blended distress inks onto each leave to create color and really bring out the stitching. The Thanks sentiment was also from the wood grain backdrops set as well. Finished off with Lawn Fawn’s Gold Sparkle twine I was super happy with the finished project!
As always, your comments & feedback are welcome and appreciated! Thank you for reading this far & I hope see you again for my next project!
I finally got a chance to try out my new Lawn Fawn ink pad haul!! I learned how to stamp using only Stampin Up inks, so I wasn’t sure how well I would do with them. They worked GREAT!! I cannot get over how beautifully the colors layered over each other!! I just love Lawn Fawn ink pads & they are great for both beginner and advanced stampers a like. If you are completely new to stamping, check out the introduction video on Lawn Fawn`s You Tube channel showing you how these ink pads work, and what to expect.
For my card, I used Spectrum Noir markers to color the fox which was stamped in Memento tuxedo black ink. I stamped the red balloon first, then layered the rest over each other randomly – I love how it turned out! Using a white gel pen I added the little shine marks to the balloons for some extra pop.
The spectrum noir marker colors I used for this was: OR 1 – 3 for the fox, FS9 for the belly & ear accent shading, IG1 for the shadow effect under the fox.
The sentiment from Starry Backdrops stamp set was perfect for this card too – but there was quite a few that I thought would have worked just as well
Materials used but not listed below: Mermaid note cards
As soon as I saw Lawn Fawn’s puffy cloud die, I knew it would be perfect to pair with the Critters Ever After set. The stand alone clouds from Spring Showers die set filled out the card perfectly too.
I cut a piece of 100lb white card stock to 4bar notecard (3.5 x5), then a piece of tide pool from the Pint-sized Patterns: Beachside paper petite (6×6) collection.
The unicorn, from the Critters Ever After set was colored with Spectrum Noir markers: LY1 – CT1, CR2 – PP2, IB1 – OB2. To add a little bit of sparkle, I used the silve wink of stella glitter pen – after all, it isn’t a unicorn without a little bit of sparkle right?!
Here is the card – I hope you like it! As always, your comments are welcome and appreciated:
I have finally moved, unpacked and organized (sort of) my craft area. YAY! So I set about to use one of my new Lawn Fawn stamps ~ Party Animals!
Using the Butternut 4bar note card, I used the stitched rectangle dies, along with the puffy clouds, and stitched hillsides to make the scene for my little deer (moose?) critter. He looked a little lonely, so I thought a tiny mushroom from the Gleeful Gardens stamp set would work great, along with a leaf from Critters From The Past. The sentiment was from Milk & Cookies; I thought it was perfect for this layout.
Here is my card:
The Spectrum Noir alcohol marker colors I used in the project are:
- Deer / Moose:
- Body – EB2, GB8, GB 10
- Antlers – EB1
- Tummy – FS1 & Blender pen
- Ice Cream:
- Scoop – PP1, PP@, CE2
- Cone EB1, EB2
- Mushroom: LV1, HB2
- Leaf: LG1, LG2, CG4
Quick tip: I stamped the sentiment from Milk & Cookies in Stayzon black ink onto the vellum as the Memento will smear
This has been a great summer so far – not too hot and lots of sunny days. When Lawn Fawn revealed the Here’s The Scoop coordinating dies I just had to break out my stamp set!
I used the chocolate chip stamp from Milk & Cookies set for the chips in each of the top scoops – I just loved how it turned out too! I tried a few other methods to get sprinkles & this was the best & the easiest 😉
With summer officially here, I was inspired to pull out my Make Lemonade mini set from Lawn Fawn. When the gingham backdrops set was released I just knew these two sets would be perfect together, so I thought I would finally try and create something.
Here is my card:
Here is what I used for this card:
- Make Lemonade ( Canada – US & International )
- Gingham Backdrops ( Canada – US & International )
- Stitched Circles ( Canada – US & International )
- Stampin Up Real Red
- Memento Tuxedo Black
- Spectrum Noir
- CT1, CT2 CT4
Here’s another sneak peek for Lawn Fawn’s summer 2015 release. It’s called “So Jelly”. The official release date is June 5th so be sure to check my Facebook page as I will be co-hosting a giveaway for a stamp and die set from the release!
So, without further ado, here is the sneak peek of “So Jelly” stamp set
One of the owner’s & face of Lawn Fawn, Kelly Marie Alvarez recently revealed to us Lawn Fawn fans that she was battling long term Lyme disease. As a person who suffers from chronic pain I can understand the rollercoaster chronic health issues can be; so I thought I would send her a card to hopefully brighten her day.
When creating the design for this card, I had recently seen the LawnScaping design team challenge for anything ‘pink’. Anyone who knows me knows that pink has been my favorite color since forever, so I thought I would play along – here is what I came up with:
Here are some tips & tricks that you can use if you would like to make this card as well:
- I cut an extra cloud to use as a mask to blend on the color for the sky
- Sponge blend some pink ink on the brown polka dot paper to change the white spots to the coordinating pink
- A glue pen worked great to apply the glitter to the outside edge of the clouds
- Adding a sponged border of pink to the vanilla cardstock strip for the sentiment really brought the embossing sentiment out