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 :)

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


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

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

  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!

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

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

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

  7. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts. Very nice and Good luck!
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)

  8. Super cute and love the sentiment!

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

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


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