Stinky Love and TS Card Hero Auction

Hello friends!  Happy Friday and I hope that your having a great week so far!  I’ve been having some fun creating a couple of Valentine’s Day cards with a fun/snarky inside greeting.  Plus, I wanted to share something going on starting today for a worth-while cause! (Scroll through post for details!)

So I absolutely fell in love with these STINKIN’ CUTE skunks from Lawn Fawn!  A few weeks ago, I caught a live on FB and enjoyed the crafty products shown with these Lawn Fawn Scent with Love stamps!  I wanted to play with them and decided to order it!  I didn’t have them on hand during the video, but I decided to do my own spin from their cards once mine showed up in the mail.

I didn’t use the heart stencil they had as I decided to use my TE Heart of Hearts Layering Stencil on both of these cards.  I’ve used some clear glitter paste over the first layer without using the largest heart, let it dry and then used some red ink for the second layer.  The red strip was embossed with a 3D heart folder.  I’ve used the Lawn Fawn Scripty Love die that was ink blended faded with the red ink and layered over another die cut sentiment with glitter cardstock.  All of the images were colored with Copic markers and die cut with coordinating dies. I’ve used some black glaze and white gel pens for accents.  I just glued all of the pieces down with the exception of the skunk that was popped up with foam tape.

OK, I had share the inside of the card that the recipient will be receiving as I thought they would get a kick out it. 😆  I’ve used the SSS Sassy Insides stamp set for the inside of both of these cards.  I finished with the Valentine sentiment and the tiny hearts from the Lawn Fawn set.

And so this is also a “spin off” from the second card they did on the live, but I decided not to add another layer to it; instead, I used the large heart within my stencil to center these darling hugging skunks.  I did about the same thing that I did on the card above with different colored inks.  The only thing popped up is the skunks over the sentiment banner that I cut out using the MFT Stamps banner dies.  I think this turned out so cute for a one layer simple card.

And then here’s what the inside of the card looks like with another sentiment from the same SSS stamp set that I’ve used on the above card! 😆  I think this one was so appropriate for using with the skunks!

So I’m thinking that these cards would be something fun for the recipients to receive in the mail.  It’s a great time of year to get something to chuckle about especially if it’s unexpected!  I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing them too!

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Today starts the “Turner Syndrome Card Hero Auction” over on Instagram! (I’m not on Instagram, but I wanted to share the information for those of you that are and would like to participate.  I donated some cards to Lori to help with her fund raising efforts for her daughter with Turner Syndrome.)  CLICK PHOTO BELOW FOR DIRECT LINK TO AUCTION DETIALS:

TS auction

All of the money raised will go directly to the Turner Syndrome Foundation that helps to provide the help and support needed for families like Lori and her daughter.  This foundation depends solely on donations, so please think about contributing your support in any way you can as it’s very much appreciated.  Thank you!

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Thank you so much for stopping in today!  I wish you a happy and wonderful weekend ahead!!  See you soon!

Challenges:

  1. Lawn Fawnatics – Lots of Heart
  2. Make the Cards – Valentine card
  3. Unicorn – Red (top card only)
  4. Crafty Animals – Anything Goes with animal
  5. Pearly Sparkles – Anything Goes
  6. NBUS – #35 NEW SKUNK STAMPS! YAY!
  7. Critter Crazy – Anything Goes with animal
  8. Double D – Hearts
  9. Aud Sentiments – Love Sentiment

32 thoughts on “Stinky Love and TS Card Hero Auction

  1. This is so stinkin’ cute, my friend! Skunks are certainly not my favorite critter, but your card sure made me smile this a.m.! Sorry I’ve been MIA, in cold, snowy Colorado visiting the grandkids!

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  2. Oh my goodness, what fun and cute cards you’ve made! I can’t stop giggling over those snarky sentiments and know they’ll bring someone a few good chuckles when they open the cards! Thanks for donating your cards for a good cause too, that’s mighty stinkin’ awesome! wink

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  3. I’m here for your skunk card, but both cards give me great pleasure and smiles. Love them and the colours you used. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at Critter Crazy Challenge this week. Good Luck and I’m looking forward to seeing you again in our next challenge.
    Faith A DT

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  4. These are so cute and I love the sentiments. I’m unfamiliar with TSF. Is Lori a friend of yours other posters seem to know her. I would be willing to help!

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    1. Thanks so much Kathy! I don’t have an Instagram account to see the auction, but you can get to the details about here -https://www.instagram.com/p/CYZfjzWpvzK/ or you can click on the photo in my post to get you there. 🙂

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  5. Super cute cards! I love all of the detail and the copy is wonderful! Thank you so much for playing the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge!
    -Samantha

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  6. LOL … Oh my friend these are just adorable and LOVE the inside sentiments! GREAT JOB! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Hearts’ challenge and the Valentine Challenge over at Make The Cards Challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.
    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    MAKE THE CARDS CHALLENGE
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

    P.S. Are you aware of the new color challenge called COLORFUL OPTIONS CHALLENGE and the February color is RED … I hope you’ll come share this beauty with us.

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  7. Two super cute cards Vicki and I love the inside sentiments, so cute,and your littler skunks are just adorable with all the hearts and gorgeous colours, from the bright red to the softness of purples..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  8. These are so stinkin cute Vicki, I did not hear about the auction until a couple days before so did not get to participate. Hopefully next year, such a great cause. I don’t have instagram.

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  9. Your cards are so great, Vicki, outside and in! I love the designs and the fun sediments! Well done taking part in this wonderful cause and thank you for inspiring everyone at NBUS! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. Very sweet card. Thank you for playing along at the Unicorn challenge. Looking forward to see you in the next challenge.

    Greetings Marga dt

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  11. What a cute card. I love the inside sentiments so much and your coloring is so amazing. Thank you so much for sharing your work us at Make the Cards Challenge and we hope that you can join us again soon.
    Anna, Design Team

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  12. Your skunk cards certainly brought a smile this cold morning. And the snarky sentiments inside brought a laugh. These would be a great card to send to that special BFF. TFS your Turner card as well.

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  13. So cute and that sentiment really made me smile!

    Thanks for joining us at the Aud Sentiments Challenge.

    Helen x

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