This is the scrapbook challenge sketch over at TGF this week. I used it to scrapbook my son's "graduation" from preschool. The school called it an "Aloha Party" but my son couldn't participate cause we were going on our trip the same morning as the party. I was hoping his teacher could change the date of the party but she didn't so I was a little sad that he'd be missing kind of a milestone event. Well, he didn't seem to mind too much because we were going to Disneyland after all and his friends still gave him leis and small gifts on his last day.
This turned out kind of wild for me. I was inspired by not just the layout but also this DP that had an apple tree and the alphabet on it. I would've used it for this layout but the tree was too big so I thought I'd make my own and then I thought of that book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom with the coconut tree (my son really likes the book too). So that's why I made another coconut tree with die cut letters climbing up the tree. The big arrow and the bracket are stamps from TGF's Spotlight Kit.
The leaves are PTI felt just handcut. The black letters (on acetate) and grass are rub ons that I bought from Peachy Cheap. I made the trunk of the tree by stamping the lines (that remind of washi tape) from TGF's Spotlight Kit repeatedly on the brown paper and then handcut the trunk out.
I used TGF's Grad Ian and put a little lei on him. Cute, huh? I glued on each confetti flower so good thing I didn't need a lot. I liked that this was a digital stamp so I could reduce the size a little. The date is also rub ons. The kraft cardstock is a die cut from Quickutz that I got from Die Cuts r Us when they were having a really great sale. The die is supposed to fold into a mini album. It's so cute!
Thanks for reading. Hope you're enjoying the summer!
Hello! Today I have a series of cards to share which I think are super cute and funny too. I love Birdie Brown's stamp sets available at MFT and the cards today uses the behind images of the cat, dog & pig found in Cool Cat, Lucky Dog and Hog Heaven.
I had a couple of ideas for the design of this card but I felt the sentiment called for multiple images of the animal's behind. I just couldn't let there be one image and the sentiment have plural Butts. I know that is weird of me but things like that drive me a little crazy. I won't get into how people misuse plural and possessive s though. That really drives me crazy. Anyway, so then I thought this would be a cute way to stamp multiple images over the card. I created the sentiment on the front using an alphabet set from Lawn Fawn.
This is the sentiment on the inside which comes in the Cool Cat stamp set.
Here is the dog version. These cards took a lot of time to color!
Hi! It's been a while since I participated in one of PTI's blog hop challenges. But I had to play along this month. Not only did I place an order on release night but I also got my goodies in about a week! So I had some time to play around with my new stamps and dies. Hehe. Below is the inspiration photo.
I love the Christmas theme and the colors too so I went with that.
When I saw the newly released penguin stamp and die, I had to get them. So cute!! I thought this penguin would make a cute spinner card too. Similar to the froggy one I made HERE. I also used PTI's In the Meadow dies. I used the die itself and my hobby blade to cut along the curved edge to create the little cut out for the penguin to slide. I did that twice leaving a quarter inch space between them.
I layered the penguin with PTI's coasters.
I added a tiny bell to his hat.
He slides down. The jingle all the way sentiment is from Tiny Treats Xmas. Just traced the space with a pencil and curv…
Hello! I started making some Valentine's Day cards for my shop. I love Lawn Fawn stamps and their punny sayings! So I used a bunch of their stamps recently. And I totally thought I would be good and not get anything from their new release but those dies! I want the Fancy Box and the Scalloped Box Card Pop up!
Here is one of the cards I've made recently using Lawn Fawn's Wheelie Like You set. I had to do some selective stamping to stamp the Wheelie three times and in red. I use a small post it and cover up the words I do not want to be inked up. Then I remove the post its and stamp only the word I want.
Here's a close up. I fussy cut the little guinea pig out and adhered him onto the wheel. Wait, he is a guinea pig, right? Could he also be a hamster?
Well, hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. We had an incredible day of traffic yesterday! My husband and daughter were stuck on the road for about 5 hours. If you live on Oahu, you know what I'm talking a…