Pink & Main | Heffy Doodle Collaboration

I am SO EXCITED to be joining in on the fun of the Pink & Main | Heffy Doodle collaboration hop! It was a total blast to mix and match products from these two amazing companies and create a super fun, surprise card! I hope you enjoy it.

To create my card, I pulled out the Pink & Main Berry Sweet stamp set and the Heffy Doodle Big Bug Hugs stamp set and started stamping images, lots of images. I colored everything with my copic markers and used the coordinating dies for each stamp set to cut the images out. Then I moved on to my background panel. For that, I blended chipped sapphire, broken china and tumbled glass distress oxide inks for the sky and tea dye and vintage photo for the dirt. Then I spritzed the panel with water. I wanted extra texture so I flicked watered down chipped sapphire on the top portion and ground espresso on the bottom portion. I didn’t cover it at all, just aimed my flicking one way or another.

Next, I used the Close the Gate die by cutting the gate and fence twice from kraft cardstock. Then I cut the hinges and handle from dark gray. I used blending brushes to ink up the edges of the wood with tea dye distress ink and the metal pieces with a teeny bit of black soot distress ink. I trimmed the gate off of one of the wood pieces so I just had fence for the other side of my card.

I started playing with final placement of my images so I knew what I was gluing directly to the card panel and what I was going to pop up with foam squares and strips. Once that I was decided I used their placement to decide where to stamp and heat emboss the first half of my sentiment, which is from Big Bug Hugs. I did this before actually gluing any images down.

Now for the fun part! I adhered images like some foliage and that sweet bear nomming on his strawberry directly to the inked panel. Then I popped everything else up with a combination of foam strips or squares, except the snail which I glued directly to the gate. Finally, I added the whole panel to a white card base.

Moving on to the finishing touches, I added glossy accents to the bear’s noses, flower centers, and mushroom spots. I used black glaze pen on the bug’s eyes and last I added star dust Stickles to the bee and butterfly wings.

To complete my card and really show how awesome these adorable sets work together, I pulled a sentiment from Berry Sweet, plus images from both stamp sets to stamp on the inside of my card.

Isn’t this just adorable!?! I love it so much and can’t get over how amazing these products play together!

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

BLOG HOP DETAILS:
To be entered to win the giveaway, all you need to do is comment at each stop along the Blog Hop!
Pink and Main will be giving away a Surprise Package worth $25 and Heffy Doodle will be giving away £25 to their respective stores!  Be sure to comment before 11:59 PM on April 1st to be entered to win!

Each company will post their random winner on April 2nd at 10AM EST!  Make sure to check the Heffy Doodle Blog and Pink and Main Blog to see if you’re a winner!


Blog Hop Lineup:

Heffy Doodle Blog
Ashley Young
Amanda Wilcox
Cassie Trask
Ilina Crouse
Leica Palma
Lynnea Hollendonner
Carrie Rhoades
Donna Lewis
Pink and Main Blog

27 thoughts on “Pink & Main | Heffy Doodle Collaboration

  1. Absolutely love this card! Especially when you open the gate to another cute bear. I have the bear stamps/dies so this gives me inspiration. Another great idea on your blog that I am going to use is the water on the background. Never thought of that!

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  2. Oh my this is darling! Tee hee… nomming on a Strawberry is adorable! What a sweet surprise to be able to open the gate on the front. Beary, berry cute.

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