A Critters on the Savanna Birthday Card with Jessica

 

Jessica joins us today to share a colorful birthday card that uses a fun masking technique!

Good morning!  Jess here with my first solo post for Lawn Fawnatics!

I recently purchased the adorable Critters on the Savanna stamp set (I know, I know…I have no idea why it took me so long!) and I couldn’t wait to play with it!  I stamped the baobab tree onto my card base and colored it with copic markers.  Then I fussy cut a mask from post-it tape and placed it over the stamped image to protect it.  I used post-it tape to mark off a vertical rectangle and then blended wilted violet, broken china, worn lipstick, and spiced marmalade distress oxides onto the card base before flicking it with water.  I removed the mask on my tree and set it aside to dry.

Next I stamped my lion and colored him with copic markers before fussy-cutting him.  I ran a black marker over the cut edge to create a nice sharp edge.  Then I stamped my sentiment onto black cardstock with Versamark ink and heat-embossed it with white embossing powder.  I trimmed the sentiment down to a fishtail banner and adhered it to my card.  Finally I added my lion with foam mounting tape and a sprinkling of ombre sequins to highlight the colors of the background!

Thanks so much for visiting today and don’t forget to enter your Outstanding Occasions cards for our current challenge!  Have a wonderful day!

-Jess

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Featured Fawnatics + Challenge 2 Winner Announcement!

A big thank you to everyone who participated in our Interactive Challenge! We loved checking out your awesome creativity! Let’s look at some of the projects that caught our attention. If you are one of our Featured Fawnatics we would love for you to grab this badge to display on your blog and share on social media.

I love Anita‘s cute Hoppy Easter shaker card! The carrot shaker bits are adorable!
Eva created an awesome tic-tac-toe style game with Fairy Friends along with a decorated box to hold all the pieces!
Grace used Let’s Play to decorate a Scalloped Box Card Pop-up! The swing is interactive too, so clever!
Kathrin‘s charming slider design features Meow You Doin’? with a kitty playing with a ball of yarn!
Toni created a beautiful landscape with Leafy Tree Backdrop and a pretty pastel sky for her Bicycle Built for You slider element!
This Happy Easter pop-up design by Joyce is adorable!

 

And now for the random winner of Challenge 2 who will receive a $25.00 gift certificate to our shop, lawnfawn.com!

And the winner is….drumroll please….#125

Congratulations to Sophia at rustyblue85!

Please send an email to fawnies(at)lawnfawn(dot)com with Lawn Fawnatics Winner in the subject line. Then grab your winner’s badge above to display on your blog or share it on social media!

We will share more Design Team projects to inspire your creativity over the next 2 weeks. Challenge 3 – Outstanding Occasions will be open until Midnight ET on April 30.

Have a wonderful day and Happy Crafting!

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Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 3 – Outstanding Occasions

It’s time for Challenge 3! This time its all about special occasions like anniversaries, weddings, new babies, graduations and all those happy milestones in the lives of family and friends!

For each challenge, we will randomly select a winner to receive a $25.00 gift certificate to the Lawn Fawn shop! We will also be highlighting a few of your fabulous projects at the close of each challenge! By linking your projects to our challenges you will give permission for us to post your work to this blog and our social media sites. Check out the How to Play page for a few guidelines to play along. We want this to be FUN so we will keep the rules few!

Our Design Team has some fabulous inspiration for our Outstanding Occasions theme. It seems they were thinking about babies…

Samantha M made a charming card with Plus One images and a sentiment from Hello Baby!
Karin’s baby shower card is adorable! That Hello Baby bunny always makes me smile!
Critters Down Under is a popular set for baby cards. Christy‘s card is so sweet!
Samantha‘s card is full of whimsy with the cute Critters from the Past!
Jessica‘s anniversary card is a fun mix of Love You S’more, Happy Happy Happy and Starry Skies!
Kate‘s sweet Bon Voyage card features Bicycle Built for You with a fun message on the flag!
Nancy’s wedding card combines Happy Wedding, Bannertastic and Fab Flowers.
Jenn created a CAS Anniversary card with Happy, Happy, Happy and Plan On It: Birthdays

Now it’s your turn! Let’s see where your creativity takes you while making cards and crafts for happy occasions!


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