Best Friends Card + Mama Elephant 

Hafa Adai Sweet Friends,

Today ill be sharing with you a card that I made using Mama Elephant’s Honey Bunny stamped set. I Just adore all their critters!

Here’s a photo of my card.

Steps:

  1. First I made my card base which is the standard A2 size 4.25 x 5.50″. I also cut out a panel to the same size of my A2 base.
  2. I did some masking first before I created my background. I stamped the bunnies first on a masking tape and then did a second generation stamping on my panel (I’m still practicing my no line coloring technique) and colored the bunnies using my prisma colored pencils. I then cut out my bunny mask and masked up my stamped image.
  3. For my hill I made another mask to protect the part where I do my starry sunset background. I then blending the inks chosen for my hill. Once I was done I masked off the hill.
  4. For my background I did some ink blending using distress inks. I started with my lightest color on the bottom of my panel and worked my way up.
  5. I removed all the masks and worked on my sentiment. I used a sentiment from the same stampe set. I stamped it using versamark ink and covered it with white embossing powder and heat set it.
  6. Lastly, I added some stars using my gelly roll pen and added some clear wink of Stella on my bunnies!


That’s it for my card today. I hope you enjoyed your stay here on my blog and will be back for more! Please leave a comment! I’d love to hear from you!

Xoxo,

Lydine A.

Products used:

  • Mama Elephant: Honey Bunny
  • Distress Inks: Faded Jeans, Seedless Preserves, Pickled Raspberry,
  • Wow White Embossing Powder
  • Prismacolored Pencils
  • Ink Blending Tool
  • Wink of Stella Glitter Brush: Clear
  • Fiskars Deluxe Paper Trimmer

Reverse Confetti: February Sketch For You To Try + Slider Card

Buenas Crafty Friends,

Today I will be sharing with you yet another slider card. This card will be my first entry for Reverse Confetti Sketch For You To Try February Challenge. Here is the sketch #3333_Feb2016

For the slider card I used again different products from my favorite crafting companies. Here are some photos and a short video.


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Steps:

  1. Cut card base 5 x 10″ and score at 5″
  2. Cut two front panel to 5 x 5″
  3. I marked where I wanted the cut circles on one of my panels and die cut using Circles N’ Scallops Confetti Cuts
  4. On one piece of the front panel I stamped the two bunnies from the Lunar Animals on the top and the two bottom circles I stamped the bunny butt (hehe..) using Bunny Hop and the stamped heart is from Honey Bunny. I also added some carrots and Easter eggs
  5. I adhere the panel with the stamped bunnies to my card base.
  6. I colored all the stamped images (excluding the heart) using my prismacolored pencils.
  7. For the slider piece I cut it to about 4 x 5.25″ and stamped the sentiments from Bunny Hop and Honey Bunny.
  8. I adhere the scallop die cuts to circles and adhere it to the card base using foam tape. It gives a bit of room for the slider piece to slider in and out.
  9. For the bunny on the upper right. My ink smeared as I made the eyes darker. I didn’t want to start all over again. So, I stamped the bunny onto a scarp white piece and colored him and then fussy cut it and adhered in on top of the previous stamped bunny. Turned out great!

That’s it for today’s post. I hope I created a card right for the challenge. Thanks for stopping by! Have a beautiful day!

Xoxo,

Lydine

Products Used:

  • Bazzill Cardstock: Apple Crush
  • Neenah Solor White 110lbs. Cardstock
  • Reverse Confetti: Circles N’ Scallops Confetti Cuts
  • Newton’s Nook: Bunny Hop
  • Mama Elephant: Lunar Animals / Honey Bunny
  • Prisma Colored Pencils
  • Inks: Versafine: Onyx Black / Hero Arts: Ombre Pink to Red

Happy Valentine’s Day + Slider Card

Buenas Everyone,

Happy Valentine’s Day to you all! May this day and everyday be filled with tons of happiness & love! Today I’ll be sharing with you another Valentine’s theme slider card. I must say this one is my favorite. I used different products from some of my favorite crafting companies to create this card.

First, I started out by cutting a front panel which measures 4.24 x 5.50″ (standard size A2) with my fiskars paper trimmer and my card base. I then used Concord & 9th Layers of Love Die to cut out the heart shape (I die cut out two). I used one the negative cut out and stamped the cute puppy from Mama a Elephant Lunar Animals Stamp Set with Antique Linen and colored him with my prisma colored pencils and the second one I used for masking. See photo below.

I used distress ink Fire Brick for the ombré look from dark on top to lightest on bottom. I adhere some double sided tape to the back of my panel to hold the negative piece (with the stamped puppy) in place and added foam tape to give some dimension for my slider piece.

I cut out my slider piece, rounded off the bottom using my We R Memory Keepers 123 Punch Board, and stamped my sentiment just in the bottom of the slider piece. For the tab to pull the slider I used one part (larger tail) of Reverse Confetti Layered Bow Die Set. At this point I already adhered my main panel to my card base and was testing the slider piece. I notice that the sentiment on the slider was showing through my front panel. At first it was fine but then it kept bugging me. I believe I slide the slider about four to six times and finally decided that I need to cover it. I didn’t want to start over so I ended up adding Yes or No to the slider piece. See photo below.

After adding the Yes No note I testing the sliding and it came out perfect! For the finishing touches I added a small heart confetti to the puppy, added some wink of Stella to the puppy and a ribbon. I hope you enjoyed this post and thanks again for stopping by! Products used will be listed below.

Thanks for stopping by! Have a beautiful day!

Xoxo,

Lydine
Products Used:

  • Concord & 9th: Layers of Love Die Set
  • Mama Elephant: Lunar Animals Stamp Set
  • Simon Says Stamp: Paper Hug
  • Inks used: Distress Ink – Fired Brick & Antique Linen
  • Wink of Stella Brush Pen Clear
  • Prismacolor Pencils: 24 Set
  • American Craft Premium Ribbon
  • Fiskars Delux Paper Trimmer
  • Cricut Cuttlebug

Slider Card + Mama Elephant Products + Another entry for SSSW Challenge

Hafa Adai All,

I’m back with another card post. Today I will be sharing with you a slider card I did recently using Mama Elephant’s Three Amigos stamp set. I must say Mama Elephant creates such cute critters! Love all their products!


I colored these guys using my prisma colored pencils. After I colored them I cut an opening in the area where you usually stamp the cute little messages/words on. I used my craft knife to carefully cut the opening. After that was done I took my card base and places my main panel on top and did my markings so I know where to stamp the little sentiments. See photo below.


Then I added some die cut hearts on my main panel. As you can see in the photos. To add some color I used my distress ink Barn Door. I also stamped a valentine sentiment to my slider panel to add another surprise for the receipient. This slider card was first and I must say I did pretty alright for my first try. If you want to see a short video on the card slider card please head over to my instagram page https://www.instagram.com/creativetouch_gu/ and I appreciate if you follow me for more creations!

Also, I will be using this as another entry for Simon Says Wednesday Challenge! Thanks for stopping by! I promise to try and be more detailed in my future posts. Check out all the fabulous creations from all the amazing crafters or join in on the challenge! Here’s the link http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/

Xoxo,

Lydine

Supplies used:

  • Mama Elephant: Three Amigos
  • Winnie & Walter: Audrey’s Cutaways (I used the heart dies)
  • Reverse Confetti: In the Bag (I used the accent for the tag die)
  • Distress Ink: Barn Door
  • Prisma Colored Pencils
  • Neenah Solar White Cardstock 110lbs
  • Papertrey Ink: Pure Poppy Dye Ink