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Winnie the Pooh Card – Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #145

Hi! Today’s card is for the Lawn Fawnatics challenge #145, which is “inspired by book, movie or song.” I have decided to make a Winnie the Pooh-inspired card for my entry! Who doesn’t love Winnie the Pooh?

I started by stamping a bear from the Lawn Fawn Beary Rainy Day stamp set, colouring it with Ohuhu markers, and adding some highlights with a jelly roll pen. I used the following markers: R1, Y5, Y1, Y2, 120.

I then blended salty ocean distress oxide onto a scrap piece of white cardstock, sprayed it with water, and die-cut raindrops and a water puddle. I also die-cut some clouds and added diamond stickles (yay for sparkles!!).

I also stamped a sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Here For You Bear stamp set. I think it goes perfectly with the Winnie the Pooh theme! Since I wanted a 3D element, I adhered the sentiment to a banner that would pop off the card.

After figuring out the layout, I glued everything onto a slimline card base. Finally, I decided to add some more sparkle with heart sequins from Sizzix. You can never have enough sparkle!

And with that, the card is done! I really enjoyed making this card – I am especially happy with how the colouring came out. Practice may not make perfect, but it will make you better!

Thanks for reading, catch ya next time!

Sasha


Products Used:

  • Lawn Fawn Beary Rainy Day Stamp and Die
  • Lawn Fawn Here for you bear Stamp
  • Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink
  • Astrobright cardstock
  • Basic white cardstock
  • Salty Ocean Distress Oxide
  • Blending Brush
  • Stamp Press
  • Ranger Stickles: Diamond
  • Ohuhu Markers
  • Sakura Jelly Roll Pen
  • Sizzix big shot
  • Bearly Art Glue
  • Fiskars Titanium Micro-Tip Easy Action Scissors, 6”
  • Fiskars Portable Paper Trimmer, 12”
  • Double Sided E-Z Runner Grand Adhesive Tape Dispenser
  • Spray bottle
  • Sizzix festive sequins
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Celebrate Spring with Digi Stamps!

Hi there! I’ve recently discovered the wonderful world of digi stamps, and let’s just say, I can’t get enough of them. I bought a handful from Di’s Digi Stamps, and I love them! I am very excited to use them to make cards!
I made this first card with the Bunnies Special Surprise digi stamp, and I thought it would be the perfect way to start spring and participate in Simon Says Stamp’s Instagram challenge for March as the theme is “Celebrate Spring!”

I sized my digi stamp to be suitable for an A2 card and then added the sentiment by adding text to the image. Making your sentiments in a simple word processing software such as Google Docs or Microsoft word is a great way to expand your collection. Printing and cutting them out are easy, making them a great addition to any card!

After printing out my digi stamp and sentiment, I coloured the digi stamp with the following Ohuhu alcohol markers:

Bunnies: E380, E400, RV260, RV270, R120
Grass and carrot leaves: G220, G240
Carrot: YR240, YR250
Mushroom: R1, R2

After colouring, I adhered my digi stamp and sentiment to the card base. And voila! The card is complete!

Although it’s a pretty simple card, I love how it turned, and I can’t wait to make more cards with the other digi stamps I bought from Di’s Digi Stamps!

Thanks for reading. Catch you next time!

Sasha


Supplies Used:

  • Basic white cardstock
  • Double Sided E-Z Runner Grand Adhesive Tape Dispenser
  • Fiskars Portable Paper Trimmer, 12”
  • Ohuhu alcohol markers
  • Green Recollections cardstock
  • Di’s Digi Stamps “Bunnies Special Surprise”
  • Basic printer
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Fun and Simple Crayola Embossing Folder Card

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing this fun and simple card using Crayola markers!

I love colouring with my alcohol markers – and I make many cards using them – but I wanted to try something a little different. I got a pack of 50 Crayola markers from Amazon and thought it would be a nice challenge to figure out a card design using them!

Since Crayola markers are a water-based medium, I wanted to use this to my advantage. After looking through my supplies, I started experimenting with colouring the markers on stamps and embossing folders. After finding the “be the rainbow” sentiment from the Good Vibes #3 stamp set designed by Pete Hughes from Sizzix, I had a better idea of the card I wanted to make.

I then started looking through my embossing folders. After experimenting with several different folders – and how I would use the markers with the folders – I decided on the Swiss Cheese embossing folder also from Sizzix (delicious)!

After colouring the stamp with five different markers to make up the rainbow and stamping it on basic white cardstock, I then coloured the embossing folder.

Using the same five colours, I coloured in the grooves of the folder and then sprayed it with water. I ran it through my Sizzix Big Shot with another piece of white cardstock and LOVED how it turned out.

I then decided to add some black cardstock behind the sentiment and the embossed piece of cardstock to add some contrast and help it stand out.

Finally, I glued everything down onto an A7 card base.

I love the finished card! While with some cards, I have a clear image in mind of how I want to make it and with what supplies, this card came together as I was making it, which was really fun to go with the flow!

Thanks for reading and catch you next time!

Sasha


List of Products Used:

  • Spray bottle with Water
  • Basic White Cardstock
  • Sizzix Swiss Cheese Embossing Folder
  • Sizzix Good Vibes #3 Stamp Set Designed by Pete Hughes
  • Sizzix Big Shot
  • Crayola Super Tip Washable Markers 50 Pack
  • Bearly Art Glue
  • Fiskars Titanium Micro-Tip Easy Action Scissors, 6”
  • Fiskars Titanium Easy Action Bent Scissors, 10”
  • Fiskars Portable Paper Trimmer, 12”
  • Double Sided E-Z Runner Grand Adhesive Tape Dispenser
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Simon Says Stamp February “Winter Blues” Challenge

Hi there, and welcome to the first post of Sasha Makes Cards! The theme of Simon Says Stamp’s monthly Instagram challenge for February is “winter blues,” so I’ve decided to do a fun under-the-water-themed card using some stamp sets from Hello Bluebird!

I first cut two pieces of white cardstock to 4.5” x 6.5” using my Fiskars paper trimmer. I also cut and folded the card base. On the one piece of 4.5” x 6.5” cardstock, I used an ink blending brush (I got mine from Amazon) and created a gradient in the two corners of using blueprint sketch distress ink, faded jeans distress oxide, and salty ocean distress oxide. On the other piece of 4.5” x 6.5” cardstock, I used an ink blending brush and simply blended on some salty ocean distress oxide. I then sprayed both pieces of cardstock with some water to create a really fun bubble-like effect.

Using Fiskars scissors, I cut one of the pieces of 4.5” x 6.5” cardstock (the one with the gradient in the corners) to create a wavy edge.

Using the Hello Bluebird Sea Life stamp set, I coloured the whale and dolphin using the following Ohuhu alcohol markers:

  • Whale: B050, B030
  • Dolphin: CG050, BG9

Then, using the Hello Bluebird Sea Sentiments stamp set, I stamped a sentiment that I thought would go really nicely with my card. I cut out the sentiment using Fiskars scissors.

I also stamped some little fish on the 4.5” x 6.5” blue background to help add some depth to the finished product.

Now, we can assemble the card! Using foam squares, I placed the two wavy, gradient corners on top of the blue background. The sentiment was glued onto the bottom corner using Bearly Art Glue. I then adhered the dolphin and whale to the card using foam squares. And with that, the card is finished!

Being the first card created for otter blue cards, I think it a rather appropriate first card! I can’t wait to create even more cards to share with all of you!

Thanks for reading!

Sasha J ☺️


List of Products Used:

  • Hello Bluebird Sea Life
  • Hello Bluebird Sea Sentiments
  • Fiskars Titanium Micro-Tip Easy Action Scissors, 6”
  • Fiskars Portable Paper Trimmer, 12-Inch
  • Blending Brush
  • Salty Ocean Distress Oxide
  • Faded Jeans Distress Oxide
  • Blueprint Sketch Distress Ink
  • Lawn Fawn Fundamentals Jet Black Ink
  • Ohuhu Alcohol Markers
  • White Cardstock
  • Foam Squares
  • Bearly Art Glue
  • Double Sided E-Z Runner Grand Adhesive Dispenser