Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Card Concept 98

Hey Friends, Sorry about the delay in posting this. This week at The Card Concept I made a clean and layered card. 

The inspiration photo is super cute and I used my new-to-me Lawn Fawn rainbow die to go with the cute LF Unicorn. I expected my card to be a bit more pastel but it didn't work out that way. I used a sentiment from the LF crayon set, heat embossed in gold powder. The cloud border dies are once again Lawn Fawn.

I hope you all join us this week, it's a fun one!
Thanks for visiting, Kim 

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Lawn Fawnatics #36

Hey Friends, I decided to play in this Lawn Fawn Challenge. I went to a Lawn Fawn Class yesterday with Jenn Shurkus. While there, At Papercraft Clubhouse in Connecticut, I picked up the Caramel Apple stamp set and imagined that it would look cute with the donut and pumpkin latte stamps.

I looked at the mood board, which I found out is designed by Jenn Shurkus, and chose the cup from one inspiration photo and the colors from the bottom right photo. 

After coloring everything with Copics, I ink blended some yellow distress in on a square cut from Bristol smooth paper. I can't tell you which ink I used because it was just a mix of TH yellow colors left on the sponge. I use a variety of LF papers from 2 different 6x6 paper pads. I die cut the "scripty sweet die" and stamped the "you are" from the baking set for the sentiment.  Lastly I added sequins from SSS.

Thanks for visiting!

I have other challenge links below.

Simon Says Stamp Wed. Challenge -Pop it up (my sentiment and images are popped up.

Papercraft Crew Challenge -Photo Inspiration (Hot beverage cup)

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Card Concept 97

Hey Friends, Welcome back to the Card Concept Challenge! Summer is not over for me but it's officially the Fall season of The Card Concept. 

We've got a pretty inspiration photo for you and we'd love you to join us. 
I used the Simon Says Stamp April 2018 Card Kit. The stamp set is Simon's Beautiful Day and the paper is Lawn Fawn Really Rainbow. Following the sketch below, I colored my images with Copics on Copic Express It paper and fussy cut out. I die cut the background paper with an Avery Elle Wonky Stitched die. The stitched square and circle are MFT.  Lastly I added Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear sequins. 

Thanks for visiting.

Saturday, July 21, 2018


Hey Friends, I'm playing in the CASology challenge this week. When I saw the cue card I knew I wanted to use my new-to-me Lawn Fawn Spring Showers dies. This set is not new but it's so versatile that I had to pick it up. 

I knew I wanted to make some kind of rainbow so I got out my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and scribbled them in a line in ROYGBV order on Bristol paper. Then I spritzed it with lots of water and let it dry. I went to work and came back to this beauty.
You can see the rest, just cut it into a circle and arranged the die cuts on top. I added a Lawn Fawn sentiment and a few hearts. 

I am also linking up to Simon Says Stamp Wed. Challenge -Use a die or punch.

Cas-ual Fridays -Rainbows and Buttlerflies (I just have the rainbow)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Lawn Fawnatics 32

Hey Friends, I'm stopping in real quick to post this card before I miss the deadline. I recently purchased Lawn Fawn's Manatee-rific stamps and dies and the Wavy borders. I thought I could whip this card up but it took 2 hours between the ink blending, Copic coloring and fiddling with placement. It was fun though! 

I ink-blended Salty Ocean, Cracked Pistachio, Scattered Straw and Antique Linen Distress inks in the background. I added Copic dot detail to the sandy bottom and colored the sweet Manatees as well. The inside says "Cheers to manatee-rific years together". I tied in the anniversary theme by adding a tiny flower and bow tie (from another set). The sun and clouds are also Lawn Fawn. 

Thanks for stopping by!. See you soon! Kim

Also joining Simon Says Stamp Wed. Challenge -Fun in the Sun
Pin-spirational Beach Photo


Thursday, July 5, 2018

Baby Flynn is here! & The Color Throw down 500!

Hey Friends, What a coincidence! I was just about to post the card and gift I made for my Daughter and noticed it matched this week's Color Throwdown Challenge #500

My youngest Daughter just had her first baby (girl) and my 2nd grandchild on June 19th! Her name is Flynn Winter. We are all so happy to welcome her to the world.

My daughter loved Kate Spade products and I have loved Keds my whole life so I was giddy when I saw these adorable baby sneakers! (They are rose gold)  I brought them to the hospital when I met Baby Flynn for the first time. 

So onto the card and tag! I used the same "My Mind's Eye "Blush" patterned paper that Wanda did in her design team card. I just put together a simple design with the papers, machine stitching around it. I white heat embossed a Verve sentiment stamp on navy card stock and die cut with a circle die.

 Then added some white sheer ribbon and clear sequins. I kept it quite simple so I could work on the tag. 

The tag is a SSS tag die cut from the MME patterned paper. The baby word die is also SSS cut from Rose Gold Foil paper that came in one of the SSS card kits. 
The stamp and die that says "you were born to sparkle" is Sunny Studios. I wrapped the box in white paper and added white sheer ribbon and blue bakers twine. 
My daughter loved her gift very much!
Soon I will post of pic of our little Flynn.
Thanks for visiting!

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Snail Mail -Several Challenges

Hey Friends, I was inspired by several challenges this week. I guess it started with the Color Throwdown Challenge 499 and the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 31. Since the Color Throw down had green in it, I thought of leaves and flowers and that was the theme of the Lawn Fawn challenge. 

So I got out my Gleeful Garden set and colored up my images with Copics, while matching the coloring to the Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid "Chill" blue paper. 
The green paper is of unknown origin, something I received in a SSS Easter kit one year. 

Following the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches 343 I built my card accordingly. A white heat embossed sentiment and twine bow finish it off. This card can be used for ANY occasion. I'll just stamp an appropriate inside sentiment when the time comes to mail it.

Hope you are enjoying summer, Thanks for visiting! Kim

Also entering these challenges:

Cards4gals  Summer Sunny Days