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Animal Antics | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

October 17, 2018

Hello friends! Today I created a card for Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge. This week’s theme is “Animal Antics”! For this challenge, I decided to play with a few oldies but goodies from Lawn Fawn. They have some of my favorite critter stamps and it’s been a while since I’ve used my ever-growing Lawn Fawn started by stamping out the Lawn Fawn Baaah Humbug stamp set out of Versamark ink and coloring with Copic markers. I drew in a beauty mark and some lashes for my little girl sheep with a Copic pen just to give her a little “va-va-va-vroom”!

To build my background, I cut the largest heart from Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Hearts in my red background that I cut to be 5.5 x 5.5. Then, I die cut the largest heart from Lacy Heart Stackable Lawn Cuts onto a piece of kraft paper. I then used the largest heart from Outside In Stitched Hearts again to create a delicate frame for my opening.ย  This was the hardest part of this project since I had to be very careful lining up the dies to get this little frame just right. After that, the rest of the card is super simple!

I glued my kraft heart frame onto my red background piece. I filled the back w/ foam tape and mounted it onto a 5.5 x 5.x4 card base. I then put some foam tape in the back of my two little sheep and added them to my card. I used some dye ink to stamp my mistletoe. I glued on the hat and bow to my little sheep. At this point, the original plan would have my card complete but I felt it was missing something. I took out some Versamark and stamped the little bow and the holly berries from the Baah Humbug stamp set all over the red background and I loved this subtle detail! My card is done!

I hope you like my card and I inspired you to join in the fun at Simon Says Stamp this week! As with any challenge, there’s an amazing prize up for grabs! The generous folks over at Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $50 gift voucher to shop at (Further details can be found on the Simon Says Stamp challenge page.)

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  1. Super cute card Thi ๐Ÿ™‚ the little lambs are adorable and I love the heart and how you framed them, absolutely gorgeous ๐Ÿ™‚

    Hope you have a great day!
    Lols x x x

  2. Such a lovely design as always, Thi!
    Your soft brown and wine colors are perfect for autumn mood. Adorable and cozy!โ™กโ™กโ™ก

  3. I love how it combines Christmas with the feeling of love! The colors you chose and the design, everything is so pretty ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for sharing such gorgeous inspiration. Have a lovely day! xx Ankita

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