Hello friends! Hope you are having a great week so far! It is Thursday already and we are getting closer to the weekend and even closer to the end of March already! WOW!
Since it’s Thursday, it’s time for a new challenge over at Cute Card Thursday! The theme of the challenge this week is “Spring Fever“! I can feel it for sure! Hope you can join us this week with your Spring creations! Here’s what I’ve made for the challenge:
For this card, I did the “smooshing” technique with a couple of distress inks and the little Aqua Pigment bottle from the kit (see photo) for an added color and shimmer. I set that aside and worked on the images.
Taking a couple of the scene images from the stamp set, I put them together to create this scene over some X-Press It Card and colored everything in with Copics. I then cut it out and sponged along the edge where the grass is and attached it over the smooshed watercolor panel. I took both the bunnies from the set, colored them as well and fussy cut them out and popped up the one in the front with foam tape and glued the one in the back. I cut both of these panels with the MFT Wonky Stitched rectangle die.
I stamped the clouds in the upper portion and colored them with a white gel pen. I then took a sentiment from the same stamp set and heat embossed it with EP and die cut a banner strip. I layered this piece over a piece of black cardstock and then took some of the paper from the kit and layered it behind the black. This is where I took the ribbon and wrapped around the layers and added the bow too. This was all attached to a white A2 top folding card base.
Here’s a closer look at the image panel. You can see the pretty shimmer in the background. I also took some liquid applique and put it on the bunny tails so that when I heat set them, they puffed up. Always hard to photograph, but I’ve added some shimmer to the carrots with a clear glitter brush pen and colored the shovel parts with a silver gel pen. Lastly, I’ve attached some sequins from the kit and filled the centers with some Nuvo White Blizzard Crystal Drops.
From a different angle you may be able to see more of the shimmer on the card. I love how it turned out and it certainly has me getting that “Spring Fever” where I can’t wait to go outside!! How about you? What do you look foward to in the Spring?
Please HOP on over to the Cute Card Thursday blog and take a look at the rest of the inspiration from the design team and play along with us this week! Can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Thanks so much for dropping in today my friends!! Have a wonderful day and I’ll see you soon!
Challenges I’d like to enter my card for: