Happy Wednesday friends! Today I have a card (although I actually made 2 of the same one) and a couple of treat boxes to share with you. I absolutely love the Lawn Fawn Tiny Gift Box die set and all of the critter add-ons they have for it. Sometimes I’m not in the mood to color and playing with all die cut creations is so much fun!
I am only missing a few of the add-ons for this die set and the ladybug was one of them…until last week! Yippee!!! So naturally I had to create with it right away and thought it would be fun to make a Valentine creation. So I cut the pieces to create a one-dimensional ladybug, not a box and adhered them all together. Tip: I don’t have a cardstock that I like for skin tone so I cut that piece from white and colored it with E50 and E51 copic markers instead.
For my background, I used the Lots of Hearts stencil on an A2 size white panel and inked one layer up with ballet slippers ink and the other with chili pepper ink. Then I ran the panel through my die cutter with the Simple Stripes Portrait die. It just gives the background added texture and interest. After cutting it out, I used liquid glue to adhere it to a white card base.
Next, I cut the dimensional banner from the Fancy Wavy Banners die set from black cardstock and heat embossed a sentiment from Wavy Sayings in white. I folded and adhered the banner and added foam squares to the back before adding it to the bottom center of my card front. Then I used a large action wobbler to adhere my lady bug above that so it flies! It’s SO CUTE!!!
Since these cards are going to two very special recipients, I took a moment to stamp extra fun things inside the card too. I used images from Hey Lady, another Wavy Sayings sentiment and finished it off with a second sentiment from the Scent With Love Add-On stamp set. I colored the ladybugs really quick, signed these cuties from my family and then went in the mail today!
Here’s a little video of the ladybug on the front in action.
However, after playing with the ladybug I had the itch to make more. Another fun thing I like to do with these dies is create themed boxes for holidays and special occasions…like Valentine’s Day!
So I pulled out the dies and created a couple of fun boxes while I was at it. I created a pink duck and a red skunk! Aren’t they so fun in non-traditional colors? I think so! I’m excited to add a little treat and surprise some people next Monday!
Products used today:
Lawn Fawn Lots of Hearts stencils
Lawn Fawn Tiny Gift Box dies
Lawn Fawn Tiny Gift Box Ladybug Add-On
Lawn Fawn Tiny Gift Box Skunk Add-On
Lawn Fawn Tiny Gift Box Chick and Duck Add-On
Lawn Fawn Fancy Wavy Banners dies
Lawn Fawn Simple Stripes Portrait die
Lawn Fawn Scent With Love Add-On stamps
Lawn Fawn Hey Lady stamps
Lawn Fawn Wavy Sayings stamps
Bearly Art liquid glue
Action Wobbler – large
I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!