Lawn Fawn – Another Winter Alpaca!

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Hi there!  I hope you’re well and enjoying this very special time of the year 🙂  Here is another quick post this week!  I thought I had blogged this card before but I have looked through previous posts and  I can’t find it – so here it is now! (If I have missed it and you have seen it before – I apologise!  Bear with me!). I have used Lawn Fawn’s Winter Alpaca stamps and dies here along with their Forest Border Die, Snowy Background Die and Let’s Bokeh papers.  I also used Spellbinders circle and banner dies, Spectrum Noirs and the star die is from Clearly Besotted. The sentiment is from another Lawn Fawn set – Winter Penguin.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Take care and enjoy your week – Karen 🙂

 

 

Scalloped Christmas Treat Boxes…

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Hi there!  The Big Day is fast approaching and I’m nowhere near finished with my preparations!  Never mind, I’m sure it will all come together soon!!!  Anyways, today it’s a quick share from me.  These are a couple of gift boxes I have made which will have money inside.  I love this Scalloped Treat Box Die from Lawn Fawn – it’s so easy to put together and they’re so much fun to decorate!  Apparently you can fit a gift card in one of these which is good to know, or you could just fill it with some mini treats!

I also used: Lawn Fawn – Perfectly Plaid Christmas papers,  Lawn Fawn Forest Border Die,  circle punch, twine, Memento inkpads – Tuxedo Black, Lady Bug and Summer Sky. Mama Elephant – Mini Messages stamps and dies, Mama Elephant – Lunar Animals stamps and dies, Avery Elle – Happy Howlidays stamps and Spectrum Noirs.

I hope your Christmas preparations are going well?  I’m feeling a lot more festive now that we have our decorations up 🙂

That’s all from me for this week.  Take care and enjoy the rest of your week – Karen 🙂

Lawn Fawn – Critters in the Forest…

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Hello there!  I hope you have had a great week or so, what with Halloween and Bonfire Night – it’s been a busy one around here 🙂  Today I have 2 birthday cards which will be for my sister’s sister-in-law’s twin daughters! This set is another cute Lawn Fawn set called ‘Critter’s in the Forest’.

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I also used the following: Lawn Fawn ‘Critter’s in the Forest’ dies, Lawn Fawn Forest Border Die, all paper’s by Lawn Fawn – Let’s Polka in the Dark and Perfectly Plaid Fall. Frantic Stamper Stitched Hillside Border Dies, Lawn Fawn Speech bubble Die, Mama Elephant Park Avenue Frame Die, Spectrum Noirs, twine and buttons from stash.  Also, Tuxedo Black Memento inkpad.  The greeting here is from another Lawn Fawn set called ‘Year Two’.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Take care and enjoy the rest of your week – Karen 🙂

Bokeh Best Fishes…..

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Hello!  I’m back today with another card made using the fab ‘Fintastic Friends’ stamps and dies from Lawn Fawn. I stamped the bokeh background using ‘Let’s Bokeh’,  again by Lawn Fawn, and then didn’t know what to do with it!  I thought the circles looked like bubbles  and then that thought turned to fish and voila!  This is the outcome!

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Here’s what else I used: The following products from Lawn Fawn – Stitched Circle Die, Everyday Sentiment Banner Die, papers from ‘Beachside’. Memento inks in Summer Sky, Bahama Blue and Tuxedo Black.  Versa Magic in Cloud White and Encore! Ultimate Metallic in Gold. MFT Die-namics – Inside and Outside Diagnol Stitched Square Die. I think the fish paper clip was from The Range and black cardstock from my stash.  Spectrum Noirs to colour.

Well that’s all from me for this week – another week closer to Christmas!  I scheduled this post last week so now I will be enjoying a week away with the family as it’s half term.  Hope you have a fun weekend whatever you’re doing, take care and thanks so much for stopping by today 🙂

Avery Elle – ‘Happy Howl-idays’…

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Hello there!  I hope you’re well and having a good week so far 🙂  Today I have some Christmas cards to share that I have made using this sweet doggy stamp from Avery Elle called – not surprisingly – ‘Happy Howl-idays’! These were really quick to make as I basically kept the design pretty much the same for most of them, changed the patterned papers around and coloured this little fella’s scarf accordingly to match!

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I also used: Papers by Lawn Fawn – Perfectly Plaid Christmas, Let’s Bokeh in the Snow and Perfectly Plaid. Die-namics Inside and Outside Diagnol Stitched Square die, Peekaboo Wonky Window die and lawn Fawn’s Stitched Circle die and Cross Stitched Rectangle die. Spectrum Noirs, Memento Tuxedo Black inkpad and various twine were also used.

Thanks for popping by today, I’ll be back next week.  Take care – Karen 🙂

 

Trick or Treat?…

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Hi there! For the foreseeable future I will be posting once a week so here’s what I have for you this week!  Halloween, not so big in the UK as it is in The States but I think it is getting bigger every year – there certainly seems to be more in the shops every year!  My kids get dressed up and I’ll take them trick or treating to family but that’s about it for us!  We live on a lane which is the last street in our village before a short walk to the next village.   I think this is the reason not many people venture round our way for trick or treating, so we end up being left with loads of candy (husband always insists on buying lots – just in case we have a mass invasion of little ghosties and witches knowing full well we hardly have any!) My family always give my kids way too much – in fact we still have some left from last year – I bet that’s yummy! (even though it’s still in date!)  Anyways, getting back to my little treat bags that I have made.  I love making these, I could make them all day long.  This would be silly, however, as I have just said, we don’t get many trick or treaters so who would I give them to?!!  I have made a few more since I took these photo’s so I will be giving these out to my kids and nephew.  No doubt they’ll be getting some bigger bags of the sweet stuff too to go with these!

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Supplies – Lawn Fawn: Trick or Treat stamps and dies, Holiday Party Animal stamps and dies, Party Animal stamps and dies, Spooky Hemp Cord, Perfectly Plaid  Fall papers, Let’s Polka in the Dark papers, Scalloped Treat Box Die, Stitched Circle die and Forest Border die.  Paper Smooches Deco Bag die, Reverse Confetti Tagged Tote die, Spellbinders circle die, black cardstock and Versa Magic Cloud White ink pad. I also used the ‘Happy Halloween’ stamp from Clearly Besotted’s ‘Out of this World’ set and the Sophisticated Script alphabet set from Concord & 9th. Spectrum Noirs to colour and Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad. Yes, it’s a long list!

Thanks so much for stopping by.  I hope you have a great weekend, take care – Karen 🙂

 

‘Cheers’ Bokeh…

 

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Hello!  I’m back today with a couple of Christmas cards that I have made using lawn Fawn’s ‘Let’s Bokeh’ stamp set.  I got the inspiration for these cards from watching a You Tube video by Nicole Spohr. Actually, these could be for any celebration – if you omit the ‘to you and yours’ stamp! These were pretty quick to make – great for batch making- and it’s a couple of more cards for my Christmas stash!  The thing is at the moment I keep getting distracted from the larger family cards I should be making as I’m really enjoying making smaller cards at the moment. Never mind, I’m sure I’ll get them all done…eventually!

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Supplies used: The following Memento inkpads – Tuxedo Black, New Sprout, Bamboo Leaves, Cottage Ivy and Lady Bug.  Also, Tsukineko – Encore! Ultimate Gold Metallic Ink. Lawn Fawn ‘Cheers’ die and green cardstock. My MISTI.

Thanks for visiting today.  Have a great week, take care – Karen 🙂