Monday, February 5, 2018

Fairy hello and a discount code

Happy Monday everyone! I am getting antsy for the weather to start warming up and spring to get here so I guess it isn't surprising that I made a card using lots of spring colors.

I am also excited to share with you that this is my first project using the new Sparkle Blends from Doodles Paper Playground. I will be doing a few guest design posts for them this month! Doodles Paper Playground is a new company that has its own sequin embellishment blends, Sparkle Blends. Today, I used a sparkle blend called Spring Fling as my inspiration to make this happy spring shaker card.

To start my shaker card, I die cut the top cover portion and used it to mark off the inside corners on my A2 card. Then I took two different colors of distress oxides to blend colors on the background staying within the marked corners. I stamped the fairies and flowers on white cardstock and colored them with copics. I really like this stamp set and yet I don't have the dies that go along with them so I had to fussy cut them out. Note to self: should get the dies ;)

I have several stamp sets that were packaged in heavier acetate and keep them for shaker card projects. I took one of them, trimmed it down to the size of my cover die and then adhered it to the inside of my cut cardstock. I used my top piece as a guide to figure out where I wanted my flowers and glued them in place. I also took a note from Jennifer McGuire and glued a few of the butterfly embellishments from the sequin blend in place so they would always be flying.

To finish the shaker portion off, I glued the fairies to the top cover and added foam tape along all of the edges. I added the Sparkle Blend to the colored portions of my card directly and then took the release tape off and placed the top cover on. The sentiment was a die that I already had cut out I used the same distress oxides to pounce color on the top and bottom. After I glued it down, I covered it with glossy accents to give a little sparkle and dimension.

You can see some of the different elements of the sequin blend in the picture above. I love the tiny hearts and seed beads that are included.

Stamps: Lawn Fawn - Fairy friends
Dies: MFT - stitched coverup companion ; Lawn Fawn - Scripty hello
Inks: Distress Oxides - worn lipstick, twisted citron ; MFT - black licorice; Copics
Misc: Doodles Paper Playground - Spring Fling sparkle blend; Glossy Accents

 The Sparkle Blends are sold exclusively at White Rose Crafts, LLC and the owner has graciously given a discount code for 15% off on everything in her store through 28 February 2018 with code "EY4JVU Doodles Discount". She has a really good deal on the new Distress Oxides as a bundle :)
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  1. Gorgeous and fun shaker card
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week. Jo x

  2. Super cute, and definitely makes me think of Spring!

  3. Love this adorable shaker design! The colors are so full of Spring and the little fairies are so cute! I'm so happy you joined the Inky Fingers challenge at Lawn Fawnatics!

  4. Sorry I'm so late but I love your card! The colors are beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us at Always Fun Challenges! Cyndi, DT

  5. super love those fairies!! and love the pinks and yellows!! cute!! Thank you SO MUCH for playing along with the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge! :)


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