Friday, March 28, 2014

Lawnscaping Inspiration Team MARCH Blog Hop

Hello, Hello, and welcome to a fun blog hop with the Lawnscaping Inspiration Team!  This fun blog hop is sponsored by the awesome folks at Spectrum Noir!  This month's blog hop is inspired by the colors yellow and green :)  Spring is here - or technically here, but for some, Winter wants to hang on, so these fun bright colors should help put you in the Spring time mood!!
You should have found your way from the ever so awesome, Lizzy. I am sure she has given you some awesome inspiration to feast your eyes on!



Here is the hop order in case you've gotten lost along the way!

Lawnscaping Blog
Samantha M.
Tracy
Samantha C
Sabine
Lizzy
Kari -ME!
Lenny

So - Here is my card that I've made to hopefully inspire you :)




I used two Lawn Fawn sets - (1)Hello Sunshine using the sentiment 'Fly away with me', and (2) Blue Skies and I used the smallest balloon in the set.  I, first prepped my card panel by die cutting it using one of the Femme Frames from Mama Elephant, and then I applied Tumbled Glass Distress Ink for my sky.  Then, I die cut two pieces of white card stock and made a DIY stencil using the My Favorite Things Sun Ray die.  I, then added some color to my embossing paste using the Mustard Seed Distress Marker, and I applied my stencil and applied the colored paste, and then added some sparkle using Judikins Iridescent Sparkle embossing powder.   I set that aside to dry before I heat embossed it, and then I worked on my balloon.  I stamped and die cut the smallest balloon, and colored it in using a couple of the green alcohol markers.
Once my embossing paste panel was dry, I heat embossed it for the embossing powder to shine and sparkle, and then I stamped my sentiment, and added my balloon using foam adhesive.  Then, I mounted that onto a A2 size top folding white card base.

Hope you are having fun on the hop so far!  It is time for me to send you off to the super sweet Lenny!

Thanks for visiting today!!

Kari







37 comments:

  1. I love your embossed background. the color in it is just PERFECT!

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  2. Love your stenciled image! Have to try embossing paste one of these days.

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  3. Very cool! Love the embossing paste look, but haven't tried it yet.

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  4. I am dying to use embossing paste! I love your and the way you added the sentiment! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  5. The sunburst is brilliant and I LOVE the balloon! Great card! x

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  6. Very cool way to turn the die into a stencil...brilliant! Your card is gorgeous!

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  7. Very sweet card ...love how you created your own stencil and gave the card dimension and texture.

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  8. You made me smile. Gorgeous day for a balloon ride. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Wow! Awesome background! Love the dimension ... wow!

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  10. Love the shinny rays... Such a fun card!!!

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  11. What a fun happy card! Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Love this card and all the texture.

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  13. fab card, love the use of the embossing paste

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  14. Love the artsy look on your fabulous card!!!

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  15. Love your card. Great texture.

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  16. I love your card! Totally adorable!

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  17. Beautiful card and love the sentiment on a slope, suits it perfectly!!

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  18. Lovely card! I love your design and how you placed the sentiment. Thank you.

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  19. Great card! You did an amazing job with the embossing paste! It's smooth and the lines are crisp! Excellent card!

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  20. Great card. Thanks for sharing.

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  21. LOVE that sun ray texture!!! Looks so beautiful with the hot air balloon flying by!

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  22. Very nice card, I love the sun !

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  23. So cute! I love the hot air balloon floating in front of the sun! So much fun!

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  24. I will definitely try to make a sunshine design like yours. So lovely!

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  25. What a stunning card! Love the embossing paste and sparkle on the card!

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  26. Stunning! I love the colored embossing paste! It adds so much texture!

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