Hi friends! Happy Saturday to you! I’m beyond thrilled to share that I’m guest designing for The Hedgehog Hollow this month! Woo-hoo… a dream come true for this old gal! I was provided the March Subscription Box and created a couple projects to share this month. This first one is a friendship card featuring a fun and unique design of three vertical panels seemingly cut through the stamped image and popped up on foam. If you’re interested in seeing my tutorial, check out my guest blogger post on the The Hedgehog Hollow blog! 


This was a fun design and really fairly simple. I created two background pieces by cutting random strips of patterned paper in shades of green, teal, aqua and blue. I stamped the large sentiment (from the Inspire Me stamp set) in the same place on both background pieces using a stamp positioner. I used one of the background pieces as my base and then layered three strips from the other background piece that I popped up on foam for some awesome interest. All elements are layered on black cardstock which is a great contrast to the patterned paper. I completed the front with several randomly-placed black gemstones.


I embellished the inside panel with leftover strips of cardstock used on the front, and stamped the sentiment (from the Craft Together stamp set) in black ink.


One more look… I am so smitten with these stamp sets and love how this card turned out!


I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create: #231 – Anything Goes w/optional colored pencils
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra Challenge: March Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft: #3-2020 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Challenge: #3 – Anything Goes
Not Just Cards Challenges: March Anything Goes
Paperbabe Stamps: #114 – Anything Goes
QKR Stampede: #389 – Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesday: Weeks #430/431 – Anything Goes

The Hedgehog Hollow products used (from the March 2020 Subscription Box):
Inspire Me stamp set
Craft Together stamp set

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Ocean Mist, Turquoise Sea and Black Onyx cardstock; K & Co. Essentials Dark Designer Paper Pad
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, MISTI stamp tool; light green, medium green and aqua Foamies foam; ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie, black Darice gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and have popped over to see my tutorial on the blog! Be sure to check out the Subscription Boxes over at The Hedgehog Hollow – they are just awesome! And while you’re there, sign up for the email newsletter for deals and lots of crafty inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

5 thoughts on “Inspire”

  1. Brilliant! I absolutely love it!
    Thanks for playing along at QKR Stampede this week!
    Good luck.
    Virtual Crafty Hugs
    Dawn xx

    Liked by 1 person

  2. This is super cool, Leslie. Those layers are amazing. Thanks for sharing your talents with us. I love seeing your amazing creativity.
    Karen L
    Word Art Wednesday

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