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Friday, June 21, 2013

FFC #5 "Critters"

Hello my bloggy friends!
 Welcome to another Funday Friday Challenge.
This week's Challenge:
Show us your Critters!
Also we have a very special sponsor this week
Lawn Fawn is sponsoring!
The sweet Kelly Marie is giving one lucky random
winner a stamp set of their choice!!!
There is one rule:
If you have Lawn Fawn stamps, Please use them in your creation!
Lawn Fawn stamps are NOT required to participate but if you have them, use em'.
Starts: Friday, June 21st 12:00AM
Ends: Friday, June 28th 6:00PM
(central time)
 Here is what I created this week for the challenge

I created a standard A2 sized card using some kraft CS as my base. All my papers are from Daphne's Closet collection kit from Lawn Fawn. My first layer is a cute green/white pattern cut at 4x5 1/4". My next layer is a pretty soft blue diamond pattern cut at 3 3/4" x 5. On the other side of this paper is that cute arrow paper on the bottom which I cut out at 4x 1 3/4". Before I adhered that arrow pattern down, I used some of Lawn Fawn's goldenrod cord and wrapped it around a couple times for some added texture. I cut out a circle with my circle punch at 1" and created my own button out of that green/white pattern and threaded some more of that goldenrod cord through and tied it into a bow.

For my main focal image, I stamped out this cute polaroid picture frame from the Say Cheese stamp set. I stamped it on white CS from Bazzill and on that blue diamond pattern from the Daphne's Closet papers. I used Lawn Fawn's Say Cheese Lawn Cuts polaroid die to cut out my frame. I used some of the green/white pattern paper to create some grass. I cut it into a small strip and used my scissors to make slits for the grass. I adhered that to the inside of the blue frame. Then I took the two frames and adhered them together, interlocking one inside the other.

I stamped out a tree, giraffe and rhino from Lawn Fawn's Critters on the Savanna stamp set, colored them in with my copics and then cut them out using the Critters on the Savanna Lawn Cuts dies. I love these new dies that Lawn Fawn has come out with! They make projects like this one so easy to make! The only image that I had to fussy cut was the tree. They don't have a die for that. The clouds were cut out using the Sunny Skies Lawn Cuts dies. I took my B00 copic to outline the clouds and the rhino's horn and then added a bit of glitter using my sakura glitter pen. The cute sentiment "You make me smile" comes from Lawn Fawn's Hello Friend stamp set which was inked up with momento tuxedo black ink. I started building my scene by adhering the clouds to the back of the frame first. Then I added the rhino to the grass, then the giraffe and finally the tree. The entire frame and scene is on some foam tape.I love how this scene turned out! It's soooo cute! Don't ya think?
To finish off my card, I took my sakura glitter pen again and added "dots" of glitter to the middles of  where the diamonds meet on the blue frame. I love this as that frame really looks awesome! I also colored in the white frame with the glitter pen. Below is a picture of the finished inside of the card which has another sentiment from the "Hello Friend" stamp set and another little "scene" using more images from the Critters on the savanna stamp set.  I went back to add some Mint Satin Sequins from Neat & Tangled.

 Well that is my card for ya for today so let's see what the design team has created. Now keep in mind that not everyone had Lawn Fawn stamps so they created their own cute creations with whatever critters they did have! And boy are they cute!!!

Well my friends, it is YOUR turn to show us what
 you can do for this challenge!
Just link up using our link up tool at the bottom of this post for your chance to win top 3 and get entered into our monthly prize drawing.

What do you need to do to enter?
Challenge Rules

1. Please post a direct link to your card/project post that includes your challenge,
using the linky tool below.

2. Be sure to include a link back to our challenge

3. You may enter the challenge as many times as you want as long as you post a separate blog post for each entry.

4. All entries must be NEW and created for the current challenge.

5. You may combine with other challenges as long as you link back to us in your post.

 * All entries that do not meet the challenge requirements
Will not be eligible for top 3 or random/monthly wins.
The monthly prize drawings will only be mailed within the US and Canada only.
You have until June 28th by 6:00Pm (central) time to link up.
All winners will be announced on Monday, July 1st.
Have fun and we look forward to seeing what you create!
Until next time, enjoy life's blessings~

Thanks for stopping by!
I am entering my card in the following challenges
Oozak "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"


  1. All of these critters cards are super cute! :) I love Lawn Fawn... I'm going to get inky right now!

  2. Such a FUN Challenge!!Yiippee! Love it!
    Adorable DT inspirations.
    Joann, your card is darling! Awesome job on the layering, scene and COLORING as well. Love the touch of sparkle that you gave the clouds!
    FABULOUS frame!
    Have a wonderful day my friend,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

  3. Adorable card Jo! The polaroid frame is so cute and I adore the giraffe and rhino! So super F*U*N!!! Love the design and the fun golden cord, button and awesome sentiment! Have a great day!
    Thanks for another fun challenge:)
    Sherrie K

  4. Also, amazing job by the Design Team!
    Sherrie K

  5. Beautiful job, Jo! Thanks for playing with us at Oozak!

  6. Awww, your card is so cute Jo!! I love the layers this card has, I love your coloring too! Such a cute scene with the giraffe and rhino! Cute, cute, cute!! Hugs!

  7. Super cute card! I love the theme of this challenge! I'd better get busy!

  8. Your card is so adorable, Jo!! I love those cute critters and how you colored them!! The design is just fabulous!! All of the DT projects are so fun!! Thanks for another fun challenge!! Happy Friday :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  9. Thanks Jo for another challenge - the DT did a wonderful job as well - enjoy your week!

  10. Gosh, this card had a lotta work on it. So many layers. So many pretty things to look at. Loved your critter polaroid, and isn't it wonderful to have those dies to cut them out. Your papers were so pretty with these little animals. I don't think I have a single Lawn Fawn stamp...must look into that! The way you stacked & arranged your layers, really made this card look as though it was a magazine spread layout! Very effective. Great use of your blue copic shadowing too. TFS

  11. Wonderful DT critter creations. I entered one with my nickname as inspiration. See if you can spot my nickname in the creation.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  12. Neat looking frame you created around the giraffe and rhino.

  13. Jo, this is so cute. I love the stamps and dies you used. I did not know they had dies to go with the stamps. Love the way you did the frames and I LOVE the polaroid frame die. The animals are adorable and I love the coloring.

  14. Jo this card is adorable! Love that these cute stamps have dies to help cut them out. Love the way you set up the polaroids and cuts. TFS.
    The design team projects are wonderful. TFS everyone.
    I have a question:
    How do you take a blinkie from one blog and put it on your own?
    Or add one that has been sent to you by email?

  15. Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

  16. Super cute cards and fun challenge!

  17. :(I made a tag for this challenge & posted it on my blog, had trouble with the linking & was going to try later last night...totally forgot!! Boo Hoo!! Oh well, will try again next week!

    Laura :)

  18. Amazing job, thank you for joining the Oozak Challenge!



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