Hello friends! It’s another Thursday that has gone by this month already! This Summer seems to be going very quickly and I hope you’re out enjoying it!
There is another fun challenge this week at Cute Card Thursday! I hope you will join with us to share your “Circles” themed creations! Here’s the creation that I’ve come up with for my card:
I have decided to make a circle shaped easel style card along with using even more circles within my card design! With the exception of the circles for the card shape, everything else I’ve used is from My Favorite Things stamps! I thought it would be fun to take the Stitched Tripple Peek-a-Boo Window die to cut out the circle windows to fit these adorable pigs in from the Hog Heaven stamp set. I cut out an additional circle for behind the window and sponged some different colors of distress ink behind them. I colored and die cut the images out with the coordinating dies and popped them in various places behind the circle windows as well. I stamped the sentiment and cut it out using some circle dies and this works as a “stopper” for my easel card design. I popped it up with some foam tape. I stamped the flowers from the same stamp set.
And here’s a closer look at the front of my card. I just love how the top piggy is leaning over the circle and window and the bottom piggy is peeking out with a wave from the bottom circle window! I thought he needed a little twine bow tie too! Finished it out with some circle sequins with a little glitter Stickles in each center.
Hope you’ve enjoyed my card today! Please be sure to stop by the challenge blog to see the other wonderful circle creations from the team! See you tomorrow!
- Allsorts – Use at Least 2 dies (3 circle type dies)
- Crafting From the Heart – Anything Goes
- Tuesday Throwdown – “You’re On My Mind”
- Addicted to Stamps & More – Make Your Mark (ink blending + Copics)
- Sunny Day Crafting – Any Animal on Project
Hello friends! I’m totally excited to be back on the design team for the challenges over at
If you do not already participate in the challenges over there, I highly recommend it! There is a brand new challenge every Thursday of the week along with fun prizes from our sponsors! The ladies on the team are so talented and fun, so there is plenty of inspiration provided each week as well!
This week’s challenge is of the theme: “Hello Summer!“ and our sponsor is the lovely Bugaboo Stamps!
I have used one of the sponsor’s images on my card today:
This image is called, of course, Pig Vacation from Bugaboo. Now, I’m not sure about that, but this guy looks so happy that I think I’d like to go along him! 🙂 Summer is definately here where I live as we’ve had some record breaking temperatures! I think a vacation sounds really good about now as well!
I have used my Copic markers and glitter gel pens to color him in, cut him out with a die-cut tag and added some black twine for a luggage tag look. The wording underneath comes from a Lawn Fawn die-cut that I glued on. The rest of the decorative papers and embellisments come from an older card kit in my stash. I cut the decorative papers using the Lawn Fawn Stitched dies which was mounted onto a piece of black card stock and then mounted onto a white top folding card base.
Here’s closer look at the coloring details:
I hope that you will stop by the Cute Card Thursday challenge blog and have a look at the rest of the inspiration for this challenge and enter your “Hello Summer” creation with us this week! I can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you stay cool as we enter Summer and don’t forget to share some smiles! 🙂