Saturday, December 31, 2011

Baby Shower Card

Hi everyone!

Today I'll be sharing the second card I made to enter into a challenge Lawn Fawn is having on their blog right now. They are asking for cards that fit into three seperate categories, to put in their catalog and to have in the CHA booth. I thought it sounded like a fun challenge, and there's a great prize to be won as well! Check out the challenge on the Lawn Fawn blog here

The card I'm showing in this post, is for the category "Plus One ". I only used stamps from "Plus One" for this card. All of the supplies I used on this card are listed below =) Anyways, here is my card:



For this card, I stamped the umbrella image, omitting the smiling face on it when inking up the stamp. I also stamped a heart image onto the umbrella. I colored in the umbrella with Copic Sketch markers, and stamped a sentiment next to the umbrella. I stamped a second heart, colored it with a Copic setch marker, added 3D crystal lacquer on top, and let it dry. I then cut it out, colored the cut edges with a black marker, and adhered it on top of the heart stamped on the umbrella. For the scalloped edges, I colored white cardstock with the pink Copic marker I had used for the heart. I then punched out two borders, and attached them to the backside of the image piece. I adhered the finished piece to a white standard sized cardbase, using foam adhesive.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
- Marie / Legojenta


Friday, December 30, 2011

Sending Hugs Card

Hi everyone!

Today I'll be sharing a card I made to enter into a challenge Lawn Fawn is having on their blog right now. They are asking for cards that fit into three seperate categories, to put in their catalog and to have in the CHA booth. I thought it sounded like a fun challenge, and there's a great prize to be won as well! Check out the challenge on the Lawn Fawn blog here

The card I'm showing in this post, is for the category "Any Critters sets and/or Hats Off to You". I used "Critters in the 'Burbs" for my card, and stamped a custom sentiment with "Jessie's ABC's". All of the supplies I used on this card are listed below =) Anyways, here is my card:



For this card, I stamped the cat image twice at an angle, so that it kind of looks like the cats are hugging eachother. I colored them in with Copic Sketch markers, and stamped a custom sentiment underneath them. I diecut the image with a nestabilities die, and cut off the top and bottom on the diecut piece to make a different shape. I matted the image piece on some turquiose cardstock, and adhered it to a kraft cardbase with foam adhesive. I love how well my idea of the hugging cats worked out, and I'm so happy with the color scheme I ended up with on this card as well =)

I'm working on another card for this challenge too, so that will probably be up here on my blog within a couple of days =)

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
- Marie / Legojenta


Thursday, December 29, 2011

SPARKS Challenge: December 29th - January 11th

Hi everyone!

Today I'm sharing my DT card for the current SPARKS challenge. Here's the inspiration photo for this challenge:
Here's the card I made:


Stamps by Paper Smooches



I took inspiration from the rainbow theme this time. I stamped seven stars and stamped a smiling face inside each. I then colored them all in with Copics. I cut them all out, and adhered them in a line onto a white cardbase. I then stamped the sentiment underneath the line of stars.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today! Be sure to check out this new challenge over at the SPARKS blog =)
- Marie / Legojenta


Thursday, December 15, 2011

SPARKS Challenge: December 15th - December 28th

Hi everyone!

Today I'm sharing my DT card for the new SPARKS challenge! Here's the inspirational photo for this challenge:


Here's the card I made inspired by the photo:



Stamps by Paper Smooches

I took inspiration from the reindeer theme og the photo, as well as the red glitter noses on the photo. I stamped the reindeer in brown ink, and added red stickles to his nose. After the stickles had dried, I added a coat of Crystal Lacquer on top to keep the glitter "contained". I stamped the sentiment with borwn as well, onto a banner I had diecut out of white cardstock. I added som red pearls to the banner strip, and adhered it to the image. I layered the image onto a brown and a red mat, and adhered the whole thing onto a white cardbase using foam adhesive.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today! Be sure to check out this new challenge over at the SPARKS blog =)
- Marie / Legojenta


Friday, December 9, 2011

Teddybear Tag

Hi everyone!

Today I'm sharing a tag I made to enter into the following challenges:






Here's my tag:



I stamped and colored the teddybear and the candy cane with Copic markers. To get the fluffy/plush effect on the coloring of the bear, I went over the entire area, after coloring with various brown Copics, with the Copic blender. I then cut out the bear with scissors. I embossed a Norwegian sentiment in white embossingpowder onto red paper, and cut it into a banner-like shape. To make the tag, I cut lengths of silk ribbon, and colored half of them red with a Copic marker. I covered a piece of white cardstock with scortape, and added the ribbons in a diagonal pattern. I then diecut the piece with a MFT die. I punched a little hole in one end, and tied some more ribbon into the hole. I added the bear to the tag with foam adhesive, and the sentiment with some doublesided tape. 

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
- Marie / Legojenta


Sunday, December 4, 2011

Smiling Lights Tag + Video

Hi everyone!

I haven't been blogging much lately, and I'm sorry about that. I've been really busy with my studies and other stuff lately, and have had less energy for blogging. So, to make up for my absence, I have a tag and a video to share with you today =) The tag was made to enter into the following challenges:

The Cuttlebug Spot - Use Leftovers (I used leftover cardstock for my tag and leftover ribbon)

Here's the video I filmed when making the tag:




Here are pictures of the finished tag:



I love those glossy lights with smiling faces =) It's was so easy to add the 3D Crystal Lacquer to them, because it has a needle-sized precision tip. I have two videos about this product on my YT channel, which you can see here and here. If you want to try it out for yourself, you can find the link to it in the supplies list below =)

Today's Norwegian phrase: God Jul -Merry Christmas

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
- Marie / Legojenta 


Thursday, December 1, 2011

SPARKS Challenge: December 1st - December 14th

Hi everyone!

Today I'm sharing my DT card for the new SPARKS challenge! Here's the inspirational photo for this challenge:
(please click on the photo to go directly to the challenge =)

Here's the card I made inspired by the photo:


Stamps by Paper Smooches

I took inspiration from the white frames with blue inside on the blue backdrop in the inspiration photo, and the yellow color of the flowers as well. I traced the inner and outer lines of a spellbinders die onto white cardstock, and cut them out with scissors and an x-acto knife. I diecut a piece of blue cardstock with the same die to stamp my image on. I stamped the bird on yellow paper several times, and pieced it together. I drew in a black line with a marker, and stamped the sentiment and the bird's legs onto it. I adhered the paper-pieced bird on top, and added a sun (stamped with the inner circle from the egg in "Wake up") and some clouds, stamped onto yellow patterned paper and vellum, in the top right corner. For the cardbase, I used a shade darker of blue, and embossed a dot pattern (HA stamp) with clear embossingpowder. I adhered the white frame onto the blue image piece, and adhered that whole piece to the cardbase using foam adhesive.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today! Be sure to check out this new challenge over at the SPARKS blog =)
- Marie / Legojenta