Christy’s Otterly Adorable Card!

Challenge 17 will be open until Sunday, December 3 at 11:59PM PT

Hey friends, Christy here with a super fun Christmas card inspired by our current challenge! I took the color palette and gave it a girly twist by adding pink into the mix. I’d been dying to ink up my Winter Otter, so I colored him with Copic markers and gave him a little candy cane to hold. So cute!

For my focal panel, I die cut a circle out of patterned paper with the Stitched Circle Stackables and added some vellum waves with Ocean Wave Borders. Since I was going girly, I absolutely had to add some of the gorgeous iridescent Chunky Glitter to the edges.

The rest of the patterned papers I die cut with the Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables and the Stitched Journaling Card. I layered them on my card base and added my sentiment stamped in Peacock ink on an Everyday Sentiment Banner.

For a finishing touch, I added a trio of Stitched Snowflakes, with a dab of Stickles glitter glue in the centers. If you’d like to see the video tutorial for this card, please visit my YouTube channel, Christy Gets Crafty.

You still have a few days to enter our Color Inspiration Board Challenge! The entries so far have been so inspiring. I can’t wait to see what you create!

Thank you so much, Christy for sharing this decidedly feminine card! Love how you used the color inspiration!

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A Graduation Card by Jessica

Jessica joins us today with a beautiful ink blended card!

Good morning! Jess here with a bright and cheerful graduation card using the colors from our Spring Inspiration Board challenge to inspire me!

To start I blended Wilted Violet, Broken China, and Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide inks onto a piece of watercolor paper and spritzed it with Perfect Pearls spray for a little shimmer. I trimmed down the panel and adhered it to white card base. Next I stamped the flamingo from Flamingo Together onto Copic-friendly cardstock with Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink and colored him with Copic markers. I also added some clear sparkle over his body for extra shine. I die-cut him with the coordinating dies and set him aside while I put the card together.

I used the Ocean Wave Borders die to die cut light blue cardstock and then stamped the sentiment from Flamingo Together with Versamark ink and heat-embossed it with white embossing powder. I adhered the waves to the water-colored background and then used foam mounting tape to adhere my flamingo to the scene. I finished the card with a sprinkling of clear iridescent sequins!

I hope this gives you some ideas on how to use the color palette for our current challenge! Have a wonderful weekend and happy crafting!

-Jess

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Year Five Birthday Card by Samantha

We are joined today by Lawn Fawnatics Design Team member Samantha Mann who has some birthday card inspiration for you! She used our cute Year Five otter with a pretty watercolor wash in the background to create a lovely card design!

The vellum Ocean Wave Border adds fun detail and provides a place to include a birthday greeting!

Thank you so much Samantha for sharing your talents with us today! Visit our first Challenge post to join in the Birthday fun! Just a quick reminder, we are looking for your NEW projects (anything made after our challenge was announced) to enter for a chance to win the random prize. You can take a look at our How to Play page to see our rules; we want to keep this fun so there are just a few. Thanks so much!

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