Snail Mail For You

i was really challenged by the one layer theme at the Lawnscaping Challenge No. 114!

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COPYRIGHT LINDA @ SNAILZPACE.WORDPRESS.COMwhen i first started making cards, they were CAS and a lot were one layer, but then i fell in love with patterned papers so i kind of shifted my style. my cards still focus on watercoloured images, but they usually include some pretty papers. after several failed attempts, i ended up with this card featuring this cute snail, coloured with faber castell albrecht durer watercolour pencils – the best in my opinion. i added clear stickles to the shell and embossed with a lawn fawn stitched rectangle die.

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Forest Friends

i’m so glad i found time to have some fun creating this card for the Lawnscaping Challenge No. 113 – TEXTURE!

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i painted the sky and images with twinkling H2Os, die cut and popped them on foam tape. the hand cut grass and die cut trees were embossed with the tim holtz woodgrain embossing folder and then coloured with distress inks. i finally got the lawn fawn rectangle stitching dies and i added an elizabeth craft hello.

i’d also like to submit this to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge and the STAMP AND PUNCH/DIE CUT theme and the Time Out Challenge #39 to Make Your Mark.

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Tomorrow’s A New Day

i’m playing along with Throwback Thursday #5 at WPlus9 where the theme is to be inspired by one of three cards using the Fresh Cut Wreaths stamp set. Wplus9.chickadee i was inspired by the first card with the popped frame against the stamped floral background. i watercoloured the chickadee from the clear stamp set, a new day, with twinkling H2Os on hot press watercolour paper, used the out of the box technique to die cut the frame, popped it with foam tape onto designer paper with a floral and leaf print. finally, i stamped the sentiment from the same set and i’m giving this card to my daughter. thanks for popping by. #wplus9