Friday, May 25, 2018

You're Toadally Awesome!

If you recall, I told you I made too many toads when I made my Hoppy Mother's Day card.  I always seem to stamp and color too many of whatever I am using when I make a card.  Partially that's due to my lack of coloring skills, how many times I mess up die cutting the image, and then because, even with my MISTI, I sometimes don't get a good enough image but don't notice it until I go to color it.  All of that ends up with me having tons of leftover images.  They do get used eventually, like I've done here!



What I Used to Make my Card:
White Card Base
Left Over Toads from Hoppy Mother's Day
Die-Namics Blueprints 27, #MFT-870
Distress Oxide Inks in Broken China, Lucky Clover and Cracked Pistachio
Distress Sprayer 
White Card
Green Card
Versamark Ink
Wow! Primary Ebony Super Fine Embossing Powder, #WHOOSF
Dimensional Dots

For this card, the first step was cutting out the frame from the Blueprints 27 set.  I didn't know exactly how I was going to use it, so it's cut out of regular card instead of watercolor card.  I decided I'd try out the Oxide Inks on it despite that and I think it came out fine.  I knew I wasn't going to re-work the colors so I figured the regular card would hold up.

Once that was dry, I attached it to a piece of green card, trimmed the panel down, and attached it to my white card base.  I put that under the tile on my
Another Peek :)
desk.


The sentiment was stamped on green card, using Versamark ink, and embossed with WOW! embossing powder.  I trimmed the sentiment down and adhered that and the toads onto the card using dimensional dots.  Easy card and I love to use leftover parts from other projects {and, as you know from the opening paragraph, I have plenty of leftovers!}  The card actually came together with no issues and I am very fond of those little toads!

I hope you enjoyed my little tutorial and that perhaps you will either stamp, color and cut some extras, or use up some extras you have lying around.  Also, I would like to invite you to my giveaway; you can get all the details here.  Thanks for hopping stopping by! Christi


I am Entering my You're Toadally Awesome Card in the Following Challenges:
Creative Moments - M, #143, Humor/Make it Funny
Scrapy Land - #90, Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts - #48, Anything Goes/Spring is in the Air {hear those froggies?}
Everybody Art Challenge - #426, For a Friend
Stamping Sensations - M, May Challenge - Close to Nature
Creative Craft Cottage - M, Use Dies and/or Punches, Entry #2
2 Sisters on the Blog - M, Three of Something {3 frogs}, Entry #2
AAA Cards - #115, Inspired by Nature 
Happy Little Stampers - M, May Anything Goes with Dies


11 comments:

  1. I love your little frogs.
    Thank you for joinig us at 2Sistersontheblog.
    Nicolette DT

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  2. Fun card! Thanks for joining in with the Inspired by Nature Challenge at AAA Cards.

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  3. OMGoodness, this is sooooooo cute! Toads, frogs, I love them both! My Dad likes frogs so I enjoy making him frog cards! Actually, I think he likes toads too! I can never figure out the difference!

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  4. Oh my gosh.....your frogs are the cutest! Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. - Tracie

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  5. Cute card! Thanks for joining in at AAA Cards

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  6. Such a cute card! Thanks for joining us at 2Sistersontheblog.
    Caroline DT

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  7. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts. Very nice and Good luck!
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  8. Super cute and love the sentiment!

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  9. Aww.. so ADORABLE..Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers - Anything goes with dies challenge. Hugsxx Deepti

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  10. Cute card thank you for sharing with us at Creative Craft Cottage
    Lyn - DT

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