Hi everyone! Anyone who reads my blog knows I’m a longtime Lawn Fawn fan. I finally decided to try one of the challenges. This time it’s Wonderful Winter, so I used the Winter Skies set, my Copic Ciaos, and some tips from Sandy Allnock in this amazing video. I might try this again with a pastel winter sky or maybe a fall sky/background. Take a look at Sandy’s channel for a ton of coloring tips for Copics, Watercolor, and Colored Pencils.
Hi there, it's Gaby and today's tutorial is about making a background with markers and embossing powder. I will be showing how to make the card below; it may look complex, but it's easy to do.
I started by creating my background and used Bristol paper because I wanted to use my Tombow markers to "watercolor". The Bristol paper is cut to 4-1/4x 5-1/2.
I used a Winnie & Walter "Kindness" stamp set and some Versamark ink to stamp multiple leaves to create my background.
Then I used white embossing powder on the paper and heat set it.
Next I added some color with my markers and just put them in different areas and used a water brush to blend them.
Once I added a little pink and blended it all, I grabbed some metallic gold to add splatters.
Then I stamped the sentiment in gold embossing powder on vellum.
I heat set it and cut it into a banner shape. I used a Tombow glue pen to trace behind the embossing so the glue would be invisible from the front.
I weight the vellum down with some acrylic blocks to let the glue dry.
Finally, I taped the card front to a top folding notecard.
That's it, you're done! I hope this post was helpful and that you have a chance to try some of these techniques. Happy crafting!
Hello there! I hope you are doing well. I recently ordered my first kit from Hero Arts' My Monthly Hero Kit and I will be reviewing that today and making a card. I received my kit on Friday and made a card the same night because I was so excited about it. I have been of the fence a few times with kits and ultimately did not buy them, but I am very happy with this one. You get a really nice value, the kit is $34.99 plus shipping, but the stamp and die set would probably cost that much on their own, so it's like all of the other things are free. Check out the review below.
As you can see, I am very happy with this kit and that card came together very quickly. I have not started a subscription yet, but I will be keeping an eye out on the kit contents from now on. Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting.
Hi there! I absolutely love Lawn Fawn products and I thought I would play along with this challenge. The theme for this one is interactive cards. I used the "Bicycle for You" and "Bun in the Oven" stamp sets for this as well as the "Simple Road Border" die. This was so fun to make and when you pull the tab, the bicycle moves. I used "Slide on Over" to create the slider portion.
Here is a quick video to show him riding along!
I used the tiny faces from "Bun in the Oven" for the balloons and the "Congrats!" from that set for the pull tab. I did not make a video for this card, but I might recreate it in the future. Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting!