Wednesday, August 4, 2021

No Bull Birthday Card

 Hello Friends!

Here is a birthday card that I made for a dear friend of mine who likes cows :) I love making her cow cards to so it totally works! 

I didn't know what I was going to make at first. I went through the silhouette design store, and then I came across a print and cut farm file from Lettering Delights called Stickies Farm-the print and cut version. So I printed the bull and my silhouette cut him out-which was perfect because he has skinny little legs. 

The background is a combination of distress and distress oxide inks from Tim Holtz. This is on watercolor paper. The sentiment is from the upper case tiny typeTim Holtz letters by sizzix. I used Tim's metallic paper.

The sun is cut from my silhouette and I used stickles for sparkle. The grass is Lawn Fawn (die) and the flowers and leafy stems are from the Rubbernecker Stamps. Which I think this is the first maybe second time I have used these die cuts so this makes my heart very happy that I was able to incorporate them.

I usually leave the inside blank so I can write my message-but with the sentiment the way it was I had to stamp a birthday greeting! This is from sizzix. 

This card turned out so cute! I am excited to link it to the following challenges:

Thank you for stopping by! 

Sunday, August 1, 2021

It's August!

 Hello Friends!

Why is it that when one month ends it's so surprising? I guess it's because time just goes by so fast. And here we are-August!  

With a new month means a new challenge at the Rainbow Challenge! This month we are all about Teal!

Here's my card.  I used mostly Tim Holtz products. The die cut is from his Sizzix line-Cathedral Window.  I added crackle paint to the window and then used some mermaid lagoon distress crayon over the cracks and non cracked areas.

I used alcohol inks on on acetate and glued it to the window.  The flower is Tim's glitter alcohol paper (it's beautiful by itself) and I added the matching alcohol ink to it and put a rhinestone in the middle. 

For the background I used a Ranger stencil by Dina Wakley for the bricks and light modeling paste. When that dried I used mermaid lagoon crayon, tumbled glass distress ink and broken china oxide ink with water to create the drips and splatters.  I thought about a sentiment-but I felt like it would take away from the window. I write in the card anyways-so there will be sentiments inside :)

Here's what I used to make this card (minus the cathedral window die cut).

Be sure to check out what the teammates created-there is so much inspiration!