Thursday, April 27, 2017

MFT Koala!

Happy Friday eve! I realized that I haven't shared a critter card in a while! I fell in love with the new MFT Koala stamp set so I though this was the perfect critter to use!


I started by creating a mask out of Inkadinkadoo masking paper and a circle die. I used the negative space and applied a mix of Distress Inks in Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry and Abandoned Coral. Once that was done, I die cut the panel with my Avery Elle Wonky Stitched Rectangle.


I then used my Misti to stamp my images which I then colored with my Copic markers.  I die cut a circle using Lawn Fawn green card stock and stitched circle die. I then used one of Lawn Fawn's Grassy border dies for the grass.


The sentiment banner is also one of the new Lawn Fawn products and paired it with an MFT sentiment from the same Koala stamp set.  Finished off my card with Pretty Pink Posh Lavender, Pink and orange sequins and Nuvo Jewel drops. Just a note, the googly eyes are by Doodlebug and I needed to use them because I smudged the black gell pen that I used to darken the eyes... Yes, that's me! Lol

Thanks so much for taking the time!
Kim


Monday, April 24, 2017

Awesome Rainbow!

Happy Monday crafty friends! Kim with you this morning and I am sharing another rainbow inspired project! Weather is so beautiful and that is inspiring me with color! Lots of color! All of the products used are available on the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop!


I started by die-cutting the Concord and 9th Floral and Flutter flower die with several colors of card stock. I added shading with Distress Inks to the edges of the petals. I then cut my Neena 80lbs card front to a little narrower than the 4.25 width and die cut the edges with the Lawn Fawn Stitched Border Dies.


I then felt the card needed a black sentiment for it to really pop so I chose the Neat & Tangled Awesome die and I accompanied that with an Avery Elle "You Are" sentiment from the Simply Said Hugs set (with some craft surgery to mix and match the words).


I put the card together and had to add my favorite Pretty Pink Posh Crystal Clear sequins and a mix of Nuvo Crystal and Jewel drops in the centres of the flowers!

Thanks for taking the time, have a great week! If any of these products are out of stock simply select the "notify me" option Vanessa stocks really quickly!


Friday, April 21, 2017

CFC172 - Pink, Navy and white!

Happy Friday! Time for another fun Challenge over at the CAS-ual Friday's Challenge blog!




The theme this week is a color challenge - Pink, Navy and White! I used one of my favorite sets - Shenanigans! I love the bold sentiments and not much else is needed! I paired that with the dots from WTF. I used Hero Arts Bubble Gum Pink for the Celebrate and Distress Ink in Picked Raspberry for the edges.  I also used the Hero Arts navy ink for the bottom sentiment.  I added some navy Twine with a button (I haven't used a button on a project in forever!). Some Pretty Pink Posh sequins and navy Stickles!

I felt the card needed a little something more so I added the heart from Special Delivery in navy ink and colored it in with a pink glitter pen.






Join us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge blog for the chance to win $25 worth of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps and, drum roll please... Michelle with double the prize if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps!



Thanks so much for taking the time!
Kim



Monday, April 17, 2017

Rainbows and Distress Inks

Happy Easter Monday crafty friends! I was lucky enough to have a four day weekend break to spend with family and friends. Very relaxing with lots of love, laughs and yes some craft time :) I hope you all had a great Easter weekend.

I felt like playing with Distress Inks for this project! All of the products can be found in the Butterfly Reflections Ink. Shop


I started with a piece of Tim Holtz Watercolor paper and loosely painted on a rainbow of Distress Inks (Mermaid Lagoon, Cracked Pistachio, Twisted Citron, Squeezed Lemonade, Abandoned Coral, Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet) once the panel dried I went back in with some (Blueprint Sketch, Mowed Lawn, Fossilized Amber, and Seedless Preserves) to add depth.


I then decided to use the Wplus9 Color my World paint tubes and colored them and the paint brush with my Copic Sketch markers and fussy cut all of my images.  I have always loved the Lawn Fawn You Color my World sentiment so I white embossed it on Lawn Fawn Black card stock. I placed all of my elements on the Distress panel and cut the excess from my Lawn Fawn Stitched Circle die.



I also painted the tip of the paintbrush with my white Gelly Roll for the illusion of paint. Once my card was put together I added a rainbow of both 4mm and 6mm Pretty Pink Posh sequins.

If any of these products interest you just follow the links and they will take you directly to the shop! If any products are listed as out of stock, simply select the notify me option. Vanessa stocks quickly!

Have a great week!
Kim


Friday, April 14, 2017

Interactive Easter Place Cards with Lawn Fawn :)

I always make place cards for holidays and when I was looking through my stash I thought what better then the Lawn Fawn Pop-Up card :)

I am also going to enter these (my first entry) into the new Lawnfawnatics Challenge - interactive cards


I used the same stamps for each place card I just interchanged the Lawn Fawn pattern paper and the colours.  The bunny and sentiment are from Eggstra Special Easter and I used my Copics for my bunnies :)


The eggs and the small butterfly are from the Lawn Fawn Chirpy, Chirp, Chirp set and I used Lawn Fawn inks to stamp them. The grass is the Grassy Border dies and the green paper is the new Lawn Fawn green card stock.



The large butterfly is from the newer Fab Flowers set (love that set).


The base papers are the 12 x 12 Watercolour wishes papers in different colours


And the pattern papers are also all Lawn Fawn from the Rainbow Plaid, Perfectly Plaid and the blue is from the winter set (I can't remember the name...). All the 6 x 6 paper pads.


Head on over to the Lawnfawnatics Challenge page and enter!

Thanks for taking the time and Happy Easter!
Kim


Monday, April 10, 2017

Kraft and colored pencils!

Happy Monday! Kim with you this morning and I am sharing an anniversary card today made with one of my favorite mixes - colored pencils on Kraft card stock! These are all products you can find in BR shop!


I started with a piece of Kraft card stock and stamped my flowers and leaves from Winnie & Walter's In Bloom - Addie's Garden (I am obsessed with this set lately) set with Kraft colored ink and I colored them with my Prismacolor pencils.


I guess with Easter around the corner, my color palette became what it is! When it came time to add a sentiment (this is an anniversary card for my parents :)) I, again, turned to my current obsession, the Lawn Fawn Happy, Happy, Happy Lawn Cuts and stamps.  I stamped the anniversary sentiment on a piece of Perfectly Plaid Rainbow paper and die cut the Happy out of lavender card stock and stamped the "happy" on top in Versafine Onyx Black.


I then felt that the left side looked slightly empty so I pulled out my Avery Elle Butterflies set and stamped one of them on Kraft paper and colored it in shades of purple and lavender.  I fussy cut it to pop it up on the base panel (again, I didn't buy the dies and it's a set I use often...) and I added some dot detail. To finish everything off I added some Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Sequins and some Nuvo Jewel Drops in Lavender, Pink and Yellow.

Thanks so much for taking the time! If you are interested in any of these products they all have direct links to the shop and if anything is backordered just select the notify me option. Vanessa stocks very quickly!

Have a great week and I will see you Easter Monday!
Kim







Friday, April 7, 2017

CFC171 - Rainbows :)

Happy Friday crafty friends! Time for another fun CAS-ual Friday's Challenge! We are all about rainbows this week!

My project features some of the new amazing products released last week and you can find them in the
CAS-ual Friday's shop


I absolutely wanted to play with the new Modern Petals border stamp set. I pulled out a rainbow of pigment inks and my Misti, I chose pigment inks because they are very vibrant and easy to wipe off on the parts of the stamp that I didn't want inked.  To be able to have to room for a rainbow of colours I only inked up half of the stamp.

I then wanted a bold black sentiment so I chose the Smiling Fri-Die, I backed my black card stock with StickIt adhesive and some fun foam for more dimension. I paired the Smile sentiment with the sweet friend from the Special Delivery stamp set and white embossed it on black card stock. Finally I coloured in the little hearts with a red Copic glitter pen (can't remember what they are actually called...) 

I took some gold thread (it was actually my Grandmother's and there is still plenty of it left!) put my card together and finished it off with some gold Pretty Pink Posh sequins and added Glossy Accents to the Smile die cut!



I had the pleasure of meeting Michele the owner and designer of CAS-ual Friday's during a business trip to Denver last week. She is a wonderful classy lady, love her product and I am happy I was able to put a face to the brand!

Join us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge blog for the chance to win $25 worth of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps and, drum roll please... Michelle with double the prize if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps!



Thanks so much for taking the time!
Kim



Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Easter Tulips

Happy Wednesday! I am so behind in my Easter projects, the day job has been so busy lately!

I needed spring colours big time, the snow is almost gone but that means heavy rains to clean it away! I know the sun is just around the corner but I have had enough of grey days!


I started by stamping multiples of the tulip image from Winnie and Walter's In Bloom - Addie's Garden and Copic colouring them with different pastel/Easter colours.  I then decided to try the Laura Bassen "Smooshing" technique on Tim Holtz watercolor card stock for the background piece. I used Shaded Lilac, Squeezed Lemonade and a mix of Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry (mixed to lighten the pink tone) Distress Inks.

I then fussy cut my tulips and decided to die cut some older MFT stems in Lawn Fawn celery card stock and added some Mowed Lawn Distress Inks for shading.  I put all of my flowers and stems on the base and decided to use my new favourite Happy die by Lawn Fawn from their Happy, happy, happy set in black card stock with fun foam for dimension.  

I decided to embossed the Easter sentiment also by Lawn Fawn in some Lavender embossing powder. I felt it was a little faint so I outlined the letters with my white gell pen and added dotted detail to my black sentiment to make it pop as well.

Finished it all off with some sparkling clear sequins by Pretty Pink Posh and a mix of Nuvo Jewel Drops.

Thanks for taking the time!
Kim





Monday, April 3, 2017

Out of This World Monday!

Happy Monday crafty friends! Kim With you this morning, can you believe it is already and at the same time finally April! My project today features the fantastic Out of this World stamps and dies by Lawn Fawn! All of these products are available in the Butterfly Reflections, Ink shop!

I don't know about you but when a set is released that is perfect for masculine/boy cards I jump on it! I have 7 nephews and I find masculine cards daunting! So I had to have this one.


I started by stamping all of my images using my Misti Stamp Tool to double stamp for crisp black images.  I Copic coloured my images and I googled actual pictures of the planets to give a realistic color palette. 


I then pulled out all the border and background dies I wanted to use. I started by die cutting both navy cardstock and Neena Solar White (80 lbs) with the Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Frames. I then took the inside white piece and die cut it again using the Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders to act like a moon. I then took the navy inside piece and die cut it with the Lawn Fawn Snowy Backdrop die for my sky. I sprayed the navy piece with white and shimmer spray to add texture and a galaxy effect.


I put the background elements together and then die cut my images. I glued all of my elements to the base and added some glossy accents to the space ship, the Saturn ring and the helmet. I added some shading to the Moon with my Copics and that was it! 

Go on to the shop if you are interested in any of these products and if they are out of stock simply select the put me on the waiting list option. Vanessa re-stocks very quickly!

Have a great week!
Kim

Monday, March 27, 2017

Watercolor with Altenew

Happy Monday crafty friends, Kim with you this morning with a no-line Altenew watercolored flower! Products can all be found in the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop :)


I bought a new set of watercolor paints and I wanted to practice so I pulled out one of my favorite Altenew flower sets Beautiful Day. I always love to practice colouring on Altenew florals due to the size of their stamps.  

I started by stamping my image using Distress Ink in Old Paper and slowly building my color. Once I finished my flower I fussy cut it once it was dry (moral to this story, always by the dies...lol)  I then used some accompanying foliage stamps from the Beautiful Day set along with the leaves from the Winnie and Walter In Bloom Addie's Garden set.

I stamped my sentiment in a mix of black and lavender inks using my Misti to mask and be able to double stamp the sections. I cut a matching card base from my Canson watercolor paper popped up my card sprinkled some Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear sequins and I was done!

If any of these products interest you and the stock is limited please select the notify me button, Vanessa rocks at re-stocking very quickly!



Have a great week!

Friday, March 24, 2017

CFC170 - No Dies Allowed!

Happy Friday crafty friends! Not only is it time for another CAS-ual Friday's Challenge but I get to travel to Denver for work today and I will be meeting the owner of this wonderful stamp company!!! 

The challenge is "no dies allowed"-- I have to tell you I never realized how much I used my dies until this project!


I used the Pretty Posies stamp set (they really are pretty posies) and stamped them with Distress Ink in  Old Paper because I wanted to use my Prismacolor pencils and try some no-line colouring.  Again, if you follow my blog you will have seen that I am trying to use colours that I don't use on a regular basis to try and stretch my palette a little.  I decided to go with blues and purples and I am happy with the way the flowers and leaves turned out.  My sentiment is from the CAS-ual Friday's Wallfower stamp set and I added a mix of sequins in the same colours.  I then added lavender coloured card stock as a mat in the back and angled the entire top panel to a card base and cut the excess off.


Join us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge blog for the chance to win $25 worth of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps and, drum roll please... Michelle with double the prize if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps! 



Thanks so much for taking the time!


Kim


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge - Think Spring!

I have been so busy at work lately and with my other commitments that I have not had a chance to participate in a challenge!  I love participating in challenges so this week since the theme over at the Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge is Think Spring I had to play :)


These are colours that I never use!!! I am trying to get out of my comfort zone lately and trying new things.  I used the Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Sketch Ranunculus stamp set with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers - this set lends itself beautifully to a water based product.  I die cut the Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Painted Hello die from black card stock and white embossed the "Friend" sentiment. I then added some Neat and Tangled sequins in the same colours! 

Thanks for taking the time!
Kim

Monday, March 20, 2017

Spring Flowers with Lawn Fawn

Happy first day of Spring crafty friends! Kim with you on this Monday morning and I am sharing spring flowers with happy everything wishes with products that can be found in the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop!


When the new Lawn Fawn release was launched, like many of you, I wanted the whole release especially the fun critters! This Fab Flowers set however is probably one of my favorite Lawn Fawn sets ever! I stamped my flowers using my Misit in various Lawn Fawn and Hero Arts inks. I used LF ButterLF Peachy KeenLF GuavaLF Minty FreshLF MermanLF Celery StickHA Fresh Lawn and LF Freshly Cut Grass I then die cut my images with the coordinating Fab Flowers dies.

I started placing my flowers and decided to die cut two panels the yellow in the back is from the Lawn Fawn Watercolour Wishes 6x6 paper pad. I die cut both panels from the Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangles (largest of the small rectangle set) and started placing my flowers in the bottom corner.  I then decided to die cut one of the three Happy, Happy, Happy Lawn Cuts  and chose the "Everything" sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Happy, Happy, Happy stamp set (such a versatile sentiment set). I white embossed the sentiment on Lawn Fawn Narwal paper placed all my sentiments and finished it off with some Pretty Pink Posh Clear Droplets both the 4mm and 6mm.


I added some dot detail with both my white and black gell pens.  I am happy with the way this springy card turned out. Makes me happy to think we shall have flowers, grass and full-on spring soon enough!

All of these products can be found in the shop, if anything is out of stock sign-up to the "notify me" in the product description. Vanessa is very quick to replenish and this helps to know what products are on wish lists!

Have a great week!
Kim

Friday, March 17, 2017

Stamping Bella - Esther!

Happy Friday and mostly Happy St-Patrick's Day all! I am looking forward to a weekend with wonderful weather and hopefully the 40 cm (almost 16ft) of snow we were hit with this past Wednesday will melt away!

I am such an animal person and growing up with cats and dogs my wish was always to add a pet pig to the mix. I hounded my Mom and Dad for years to the point that my Mom started a ceramic pig collection for me! She used to say that is the closest you will get to a pet pig! Lol! Alas, she held her ground and today I am hounding my husband to add a pet pig to our pet family! :)

Today's project was entirely inspired by Esther the Wonder Pig! For those of you not familiar with her story I encourage you to look-it up on YouTube or her Instagram page. She is a sweetie!!!


The pig image is by Stamping Bella "Petunia is in Love" and I coloured her with my Copic markers.  I then felt she really should be the star of the show so I die cut the Mama Elephant "polaroid" type photo die in both white and black card stock.  I then used the Hello die by Lawn Fawn as my sentiment. I then felt that a colourful background was needed for this cutie, I pulled out my older Hero Arts brush stroke woodblock stamps and used the same colours of ink as my flowers. I then put my pieces together at an angle and that's it! 

So this one is dedicated to Esther the Wonder Pig :)
Thanks for taking the time!

Kim

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday Rainbow MFT Hugs!

Happy Monday, Kim with you here this morning sharing a rainbow themed card featuring MFT product from the Butterfly Reflections Ink store!!!

It was such cold weekend I decided to hibernate a little a find some well deserved quiet time in my craft room!


I absolutely wanted to use the Furever Friends stamp and die sets by My Favorite Things, there is just something about the MFT images that I love. After colouring my images with my Copic markers, I decided I wanted an anchor for them and what better than the My Favorite Things Die-Namics Big Hugs die! I decided to die cut it from the new Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid Rainbow 6x6 papers, I am so going to need to order more of this paper pack!


I then decided to die cut the bottom of my base panel using the My Favorite Things Die-namics Stitched Scallop Basic Edges 2 and repeated it with some more of the same Lawn Fawn pattern paper. I put the card together and added some Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear Sequins (new to the BR shop!) and a variety of the Nuvo Jewel Drops.


And for today's post, I decided to offer a few different views of my project!

Have a great week!
Kim 

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Sunday with new Penny Black!

I had a nice quiet craft room kind of weekend! It was way too cold to bother with going outside except for taking the dogs! 

I had time to play with some new goodies including another new Penny Black stamp.


I just love this new release, the flowers are simply lovely.  This cluster is a Slapstick Cling called Burst of Blooms.  I originally stamped the image in MFT Black Hybrid Ink to use my Copic markers.  Once I finished my colouring I went back (thanks to my Misiti!) and stamped it with Versafine and used gold embossing powder.  I just love the way it turned out, so much that I wanted a very simple sentiment. The "hello" is by Mama Elephant and the dotted border die is by Lawn Fawn. 

Once I finished the focal panel, I felt little strips of black on the top and bottom would be just the right final touch!

Thanks for stopping by have a great Sunday!
Kim

Friday, March 10, 2017

CFC169 - Off the Edge

Fri-Yay everyone!!! Woot, woot! And that means time for another CAS-ual Friday's Challenge!  This week we are all off the edge!!


I have been in a rainbow kind of a mood lately! Longing for signs of warm weather I guess.  I die cut multiple CAS-ual Friday's 4-petal Fri-dies in different colored card stocks and I inked the edges in inks that were slightly deeper in color.  I then arranged my 4-petal wreath in rainbow order and added matching gems to the centres. I wanted a black and white sentiment for a graphic element and went with the For You from the Bravo stamp set! And my sentiment and some of my flowers are off the edge.  I toped it off with some Pretty Pink Posh sequins!


Join us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge blog for the chance to win $25 worth of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps and, drum roll please... Michelle with double the prize if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps! 



Thanks so much for taking the time!


Kim

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Woman's Day - A Penny Black Flower for all the ladies!

Happy hump day and International Woman's Day! My card today is for all the ladies out there! All women should design a life they love!


I have been loving flowers lately and I have always gravitated to Penny Black flowers. Their new release is certainly not an exception! This slapstick cling stamp is called A Moment in Time.  I used my Distress Inks in Abandoned Coral and Picked Raspberry for this one.

I used the Misti to be able to stamp the image multiple times, I began by stamping it with Abandoned Coral and used my water brush to fill-in the color. After it dried, I put some Picked Raspberry on an acrylic block and painted in some pink in the shadow areas.  I then re-stamped it completely in the Abandoned Coral to get the detailed lines back on the image.  I then determined where the centre would be and used my dark brown Tombow marker by colouring directly on the spot on the stamp and then with my water brush I spread the color.

For the stem I used the same process only with Mowed Lawn and Peeled Paint Distress Inks.  My sentiment is from the Boss Babe stamp set by My Favorite Things the pink in is Hollyhock by Simon Says Stamp and the black is Versafine Onyx Black.

Have an awesome International Woman's Day!
Thanks for taking the time!
Kim

Monday, March 6, 2017

Birthday Sloth with Hugs!

Happy Monday! Kim back with you today and I am in a great mood! March has arrived which means spring is around the corner! 

My project today features all Lawn Fawn products and is a birthday card for one of my nephews! Go check out the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop for some great Lawn Fawn products, links below!


I have always loved Lawn Fawn and especially their critters. This sloth from the Hang in There stamp set is certainly not an exception - I just love him! I started by stamping and coloring my sloth with Copics (W7 and W5 for the eyes, a mix of W5, W3, E71 and E74 for the body, E40 and E42 for the face). I die cut the image then went through my Lawn Fawn stash and decided on a jungle theme for my nephew Tristan. I used the trees from Critters Down Under and the leaves from Critters in the Jungle.

I then decided to die cut my base panel from Avery Elle's Wonky Stitches Elle-ments. The cloud masks were die cut from Lawn Fawn clouds and I used Distress Ink in Tumbled Glass for the sky. I also used my Copics for the trees and leaves in YG01, YG13 and YG17 and for the tree trunks I used E31, E55, E57 and E77. I then felt I needed to add some more jungle greenery and I used the Grassy Border from Lawn Fawn and added a bit of Mowed Lawn Distress Ink for depth. I put my card together before choosing my sentiment, I ended up loving the Lawn Fawn With Hugs from the Fab Flowers set. I added a few Lawn Fawn hearts and the birthday hat also from Hang in There and a pompom!

Have a great week!
Kim

Friday, March 3, 2017

Birthday selfies for a friend!

Happy Fri-yay! I am so happy, I took a long weekend I go back to the office only Tuesday! Lots of crafty time this weekend!

This card is a birthday card for a dear friend and when I saw that MFT set with the "believe in your selfie" sentiment I knew it was meant for her!


The "Bellas" in the selfies are by Stamping Bella, I do believe the two on the right are discontinued but the Audrey Hepburn bella may still be available. I Copic colored my images and die cut them from the Mama Elephant small polaroid die. I then die cut the white frame and the backing frame from Lawn Fawn cardstock (the new Rainbow Plaid paper pack). I lightly inked my plaid stencil on the background panel and then die cut it using my go-to Wonky Stitched Rectangle die by Avery Elle. I then stamped my sentiment in Versafine onyx black and Simon Says Stamp Doll Pink. I put the frames on the base panel and added a little washy tape to the top.

I added a few Lawn Fawn hearts and some sequins to finish off the card!

Thanks for taking the time!
Kim

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Little prince on the way...

Happy Hump Day! It is mid-day, mid week, things are looking up to the weekend! Quick project featuring Winnie and Walter today!

One of my friends is expecting and she found out last week she is having a boy! 


The main image is from the new Winnie and Walter Big Hugs stamp set which I picked up at Butterfly Reflections Ink. I am in love with the fun critters in that set and felt that the elephant with the little monkey was perfect for a baby card :)  I stamped my image with Old Paper Distress Ink on Tim Holtz Watercolor card stock for some no-line watercoloring.  I then used Hickory Smoke, Pumice Stone and Frayed Burlap Distress inks for the bulk of the image and some Picked Raspberry for the cheeks and ears.  I don't know about you, but I have invested so much in watercolor paints and mediums but for some reason I keep going back to Distress Inks!

I die cut my pattern paper card stock from the Mama Elephant Madison Avenue large frame. The background paper is from the New Lawn Fawn Watercolour 6x6 pack and the gingham I have had in my stash for a long time (not sure about the manufacturer). I then die cut some Lawn Fawn Stitched Clouds and also used their Grassy Border dies.  The sentiment is also from an older Lawn Fawn set - Hello Baby as is the crown on the monkey.

I put all the elements together and used a mix of Pretty Pink Posh sequins to top off my project.

Thanks for taking the time!
Kim

Monday, February 27, 2017

Spring Flowers with New Lawn Fawn!

Happy Monday! Kim with you this morning to share a spring flowers kind of project! March begins in a few days, daylight will become more present which is the beginning of the end of winter! Yay!

My project today features some new Lawn Fawn which can all be found in the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop!


I started by die cutting my Dotted Square die by Lawn Fawn out of Neena Solar White and then die cut the centre with the MFT Peek-A-Boo Circle Windows (love that die set).  I then stamped a bunch the flowers and the butterfly from the new Lawn Fawn Fab Flowers Set in multiple die inks.  I used the matching dies and die cut all the images including one of the "Happies" from the Happpy, Happy, Happy Lawn Cuts set out of dark pink paper from the Watercolor Wishes 6 x 6 paper pack (these two new paper packs rock my little world...I will definitely need more).  I then stamped my birthday sentiment from the Happy, Happy, Happy stamp set in Versafine Onyx black on lavender card stock.  Once all of the elements were die cut, that beautiful plaid pattern paper from the new Rainbow Perfectly Plaid 6 x 6 was screaming my name so I cut a piece to place in back of the white panel, it worked beautifully with my images!

I then used a variety of Nuvo Jewel Drops for accents along with my white gell pen. I really like the way this project turned out, the colors made me all kinds of happy!

Have a great week!
Kim

Friday, February 24, 2017

CFC168 - One Layer Wonder

Happy Friyay! So happy it's the end of the week :) Added bonus warm temperatures at the end of February! Snow is melting and the mood is good!

Time for a CAS-ual Fridays Challenge! This week is all about one layer cards. I have always struggled with one layer! But I am happy with the way it turned out probably because it is rainbow colours!


For this one I used the CAS-ual Friday WTF and Shenanigans stamp sets.  I used a variety of inks both die and pigment.  Some SSS, Hero Arts and Mama Elephant.  For the big Happy Birthday sentiment I used my favorite black Versafine Onyx.  I find it gives the best and a crisp impression.  I finished it all off with a mix of sequins (not sure if that hinders the "one layer" theory but I figure it's an embellishment)



Join us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge blog for the chance to win $25 worth of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps and, drum roll please... Michelle with double the prize if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps! 



Thanks so much for taking the time!

Kim