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5.31.2010

Lawn Fawn :: Sneak-a-Peek :: Critters in the Sea


Hey there everyone! I hope you're enjoying your weekend. Today, starts the sneak-a-peeks of Lawn Fawn's new stamp sets. Critters in the Sea is the stamp set I'm featuring today; however, today's project will relate to tomorrow's sneak-a-peek, so make sure you come back! I created a simple party invitation, perfect for a little boy's party. I could only imagine how difficult it would be to create fun and cute boyish party invites, but the Critters in the Sea set will make it a cinch!

Here's how I made it!

Instructions
  1. Cut white cardstock to create an A2 card base.
  2. Stamp 'bubble' background in black ink.
  3. Die cut and emboss circle and inverted scalloped circle from summer sunrise and aqua mist cardstock, respectively.
  4. Stamp 'fish' on summer sunrise cardstock, cut out and pop off inverted scalloped circle die cut.
  5. Stamp 'party invite' with black ink.
  6. Mat together and pop off invite front center.
Tips & Tricks
  • Keep handmade invitations simple so you can create them in batches.
  • To add an extra step, you could color the bubbles or ink them in various colors.
Supplies

Stamps :: Lawn Fawn - critters in the sea, just my type too
Ink :: Memento - tuxedo black
Cardstock :: PTI - stamper's select white, summer sunrise, aqua mist
Tools :: Spellbinders - standard circles large nestabilities (S4-114), classic inverted scalloped circles large nestabilities (S4-194), wizard

Check out what the rest of the Lawn Fawn Design Team created here.

Enjoy your Memorial Day and I'll be back late tonight with a couple more posts! Thanks for your visit!

7 comments:

Ayana Posadas said...

I love the way you made the background! It looks so cool! Nice job, Ashley! :)

Smita said...

Gorgeous!! Great tips... I have gone wrong a couple of times by coming up with complex designs for bulk cards :-(

Hugs,
Smita

Diane Jaquay said...

I ADORE this card!!! Love the background, love that nestie you used, and the little fishies, too too CUTE!!!

Laurel said...

Love the card and especially the bubble background? Was it a fairly easy pattern to stamp? I love the little fish. Reminds me of the goldfish my son eats every single day!!!!!!! :)

Kathy Martin said...

Oh so cute! Love the fishies! :)

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

Adorable card Ashley, love the color combo!

Alice Wertz said...

so cute! love the bubble background and the fun colors!

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