Hello friends! I have LOTS to catch up on with all of the blogging of projects that I’ve been working on over the last few months, so I will probably share several projects within one post until I can get caught up!
I know that Christmas in July is going on everywhere right now, so I thought I’d share that along with a few other projects I had going on during my “Lawn Fawn Fever” episode! I have loved their cute little critters for so long and hope you enjoy what I’ve made:
It’s been a while since I even played along with a Lawn Fawnatics challenge, so I decided to join this one which is asking to see your Lawn Fawn “Fun with Food” challenge projects. What could be more fun than sharing Christmas cookies?! I’m not sure I’d share any with mice…but these guys are too cute and add some more fun to the scene. They’re a bit older and I know I’ve had the set for several years as it was one of the STAMPtember sets called “Merry Christmouse“.
I used some older Lawn Fawn papers from my stash to create the table and backdrop setting and then cut it out with the Lawn Fawn Outside In Rectangle dies. I used the following sets which include the one mentioned above for my scene: How You Bean?, How You Bean? Christmas Cookie Add On, and Thanks a latte. I Copic colored them and even added a few stamped images over the cookies including some Chunky Glitter.
For the mouse hanging over the hot cocoa cup, I cut around his arms to fit over the cup. I popped up the candy cane as well at the mouse next to the jar for depth on the scene. I added some touches of glitter and then on the mouse Santa hat, I took some liquid applique and heated it up until it was puffy. The sentiment was white heat embossed over the dark chocolate cardstock and then I just used my scissors to cut it out and attach at the top. Really fun scene to create!
I also took part on Friday with the “Hive Five Kit” class they did using the adorable new Hive Five card kit they came out with recently. I think everything is sold out now, but they mentioned that they might come out with some of the items in the future. You can check out the video HERE if you’re interested in seeing what we did. I changed mine up a bit, but pretty similar to what was shown for us.
The first card, I made my sentiment too high so I had to “arrange it” how it worked for me and I wanted it to be a birthday card instead. The other project was just the hexagon tag. I changed mine into a shaker and then added to a card. I also added the speech bubble on this one.
The products included with the card kit were really fun and I’m glad I got it!
The majority of this card came from a fun little kit that my sweet blog friend Shirley gifted me included with a SWAP that I was in with her. (Details of that are below.) Really love that she included the backdrop for the sky which worked out perfectly! I actually already purchased this awesome Lawn Fawn Platform Pop-Up die along with the Platform Pop-Up Add-on and the Upon a Star stamp set and dies, but she was so very kind to have all of these pieces already stamped and cut out for me! I just colored in the critters and the stars, added a few more here and there along with some glitter, white heat embossed the sentiment over the navy cardstock and put it together.
I hadn’t even broken out my Platform die at the time, so this was my first time putting one together! It looks a little more intimidating than what it really is, so I had lots of fun with it! Thanks so much for sharing the fun with me my friend! I can’t wait to attempt another one soon! (Thanks for helping me with my addiction!😁)
And as I had mentioned above, I was asked if I’d be interested in joining this “Summer Sampler SWAP” with my wonderful blog friends Patti, Shirley and Donna along with a few other ladies to take part with! When it was described to me, I quickly realized that I had seen these 12″ x 12″ sized papercraft stamped samplers all over Pinterest. Of course, I had thought to myself that would be fun to create and never did.
Each square is 3-1/4″ and we each were to use the same color for the back layer so it was all similar for the finished project to coordinate well. So 9 of us created 9 squares, kept one for ourselves and then mailed out the others to each person in the swap. Really fun to see everyone’s idea here with the theme of “SUMMER” too! I love them all and thought how fun that each one is so different from the others!
This is my finished 12″ x 12″ shadow box framed piece with everyone’s squares that I’ve attached to a wood panel background paper. I have it hanging on the wall. I think this would be so fun for each season or even gifts! Hope we can do another one!😉
And here’s the square that I did for the swap. I zoomed in to take the photo and it’s behind the glass, so it’s not a real great look at it, but as you see, I’ve used Lawn Fawn again! LOL
I had some fun 4th of July papers and thought it would be neat to make somewhat of a shaker element with confetti stars. I’ve used the Lawn Fawn Dandy Day Flip Flop set along with a mouse from the Bubbles of Joy set for the front of my square. I was trying to give the impression that the mouse had a sparkler and the sparks were flying while the other mouse was enjoying the show. I used glitter and die cut a star from silver glitter cardstock for the center of the dandelion. I added a red bow at the top. I thought with using a shadow box frame that the dimension wouldn’t be an issue and it wasn’t.
There’s always something fun to keep me hopping, so I know you’ll see more soon including the wedding & painting class projects! I promise I’ll get there! Thanks for dropping by!!
- Lawn Fawnatics – Fun with Food (first card)
- Crafty Gals Corner – Christmas in July (first card)
- Krafty Chicks – Christmas (first card)
- CRAFT – Christmas (first card)
- Jingle Belles – BLING on the Holidays! (first card)
- Double Trouble – Christmas in July Thing 1, Thing 2 & Thing 3 (I’ve used old stamp sets, papers and added some fun bling on my cookies -plus added to the partner challenge in first card!)
- Alphabet – ‘H’ is for Holidays (first card)
- My Time to Craft – Christmas in July (first card)
- Papercraft – Christmas in July
29 thoughts on “Lawn Fawn Fever!”
Fun times! All these cute cards and projects! Great job with the cookie jar and cookies. Love it 😊
Each card is marvelous in its own right, Vicki, but the first one just grabs my heart! Such precious little mice and I love, love, LOVE the sentiment recognizing the importance of Christmas cookies. lol
The “Sampler” page is marvelous! I’d love to work with an exchange group on one (or more) of those. 😀
Wow, you show some marvellous creations, Vicki. Really love seeing them all!
OMGosh, all of these are fabulous! Looks like a fun time was had by all! 😉
What a lovely scene you have created.
Thank you so much for entering our challenge this week at CRAFT Challenge looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs Sheryl CRAFT DT xx
What a wonderful and so cute selection Vicki, those little critters looking up at the stars is so adorable, love the Summer sample is fabulous, love the shakers and little Bee’s are gorgoeus and love the Christmas cookie mice, all are just wonderful..
You’ve been so busy creating all these cute and fun cards, and I love them all! The Lawn Fawn stamps are always a hit with me, but I have to admit, the Summer Sampler is awesome and the shaker card is absolutely adorable. Great work on each of these cards with so much attention to detail! I hope you’re staying cool where you are – it sure is hot here in PA!
What a sweet Christmas card with the cookie jar and the cute little mice, and I love the sentiment to go with it. Thank you for sharing with us at Double Trouble!
What special critters! In awe of your colouring skills, I’m still practicing. Delighted to have you join us at Krafty Chicks Challenge this week.
Diane – DT
Those little mice with the cup of hot chocolate and the cookie jar are so sweet! Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble 🙂
As always a fantastic selection of fabulous cards Vicki,love your Christmas Cookie jar
your “lawn fawn” Christmas scene is adorably fun and very clever arranging and popping up here and there! Love the way you did the “hive five” cards, especially the speech bubble! How sweet of your friend to gift you with a “kit” to make the critter pop up, again you made it awesome and the critters are “stinkin cute.” The square you did has so many elements of interest. But then each one is unique and I know you must get joy when you look at it. Such a nice piece to hang on your wall. Probably a conversation starter when friends are visiting. I have never seen a “sampler” before-how special and pretty yours is. I intend to steal this for the “ladies” I swap with. There are six of us! You’ve been a busy beaver and have some great things to show for it all.
Fabulous slection Vicki love all the cute Lawn Fawn critters and the little Bees,beautiful shaped pop-up card and what a great idea with the Summer sampler swap all the different takes on the theme and looks perfect framed-my word you have been busy
You have been a busy Lawn Fawn stamper – one of my favorite stamp companies. I have a special drawer for my lawn fawn stamps and dies. I love all of the creations you made – and so happy you were able to use the little “kit” I sent you. I want to make the strawberry mice one next – and then the little one with the rain bears, and on and on. You are such an inspiration – and we are in the planning stages of the fall sampler.
Fabulous Lawn Fawn cards, their stamps are so cute and you showcase them so well. Love the way you put your sampler together with a wood grain background. I have not put mine together yet, hopefully this weekend!
Vicki: (1) as a DT member for MTTC, I wanted to stop by to say thanks for including us in your links for the awesome Christmas cookie and hungry mice card! It is charming and packed full of sweet details and accents. (2) as owner of FarmQuest challenge blog, your make a wish card could be shared there for the current theme of wagon and/or animal…and the Christmas mice and bees could be too! 3 themed projects can be entered for bragging rights. (3) I hope we see you back at MTTC for future themes! –Becca S
I love the little mice in your sweet Christmas cookie scene…. such a cute card! Thanks for linking up to the Krafty Chicks Christmas Challenge!!
Very sweet Christmas card. Love it. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner this month. Hope to see your art work back here again soon. Judy DT
Wow, what a great assortment of cards. Love the one you shared with Double Trouble and Jingle Belles Rock challenges with the cookie jar and cuppa chocolate / coffee, both sound good for me. Fantastic coloring and Adorable and fun card. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and Jingle Belles Rock challenges.
A little glitter sugar makes those cookies look extra yummy … so very glad you joined our BLING-ing on the Holidays at Jingle Belles.
I completely understand needing to share more than one card in a post….I had to do that myself this past week with Dare to Get Dirty challenge cards. 43 in one week…..oh boy. 🙂
Back to your cards. That first card is super cute with those Christmas images Love the scene you created.
The bee cards are too cute too. I love bee cards. I think because of my last name. LOL!
The fold on that third card is fantastic. I really want to try that fold. I bet it is super fun to play with opening and closing it.
And I love the cute little images and layout on the last card. Great collection of cards in this post.
Such amazing cards and projects, your coloring is amazing and I love the touches of sparkle! (I’m a FAWN-atic too!) So pleased you could join our “Bling on the Holidays” prompt teamed up with the Double Trouble Challenge at JINGLE BELLES!
Wow, what an amazing collection of cards! Loving the adorable critters that you added and those bees are fabulous 😊. The swap looks so much fun and I love those little mice celebrating with all that sparkle – perfect! I hope you’re keeping well and sending you happy wishes! Hugs Jo x
Such delightful cards, and I am loving that amazing summer sampler.
Beautiful Christmas card. Nicely designed. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner this month. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT
Another set of amazing cards. I love the scenes you created. So colorful and fun.
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