You’re stinkin’ cute!

Hi everyone! Happy Sunday – hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! It has been awesome having a few free days in my studio – with no design team projects required – with rockin’ mojo! I was absolutely loving it! I’ve popped in bright and early this morning to share a card for the Outlawz Festive Fridays Challenge! The themes available to choose from were Christmas, Male Birthday, Father’s Day and Anything Goes. I chose Anything Goes and created a bi-level card featuring an adorable skunk!

I stamped the skunk in black and colored it with Nuvo alcohol markers. I cut it with the coordinating die and layered it onto three additional skunk die cuts for some dimension. I also stamped and colored three hearts which I cut with the coordinating die. I cut a bi-level card base (meaning the front flap is cut shorter than the back flap) from white card stock using a pointed scalloped border die. I stamped the sentiment on the longest edge and adhered the skunk toward the left side, along with some heart die cuts. I adhered some black and white gingham paper to the inside of the card base so it can be seen when the card is closed.

I created a stitched square die cut to use as the inside panel which I embellished with a strip of red cardstock to compliment the red hearts on the front, then stamped the sentiment in black ink.

And one more peek… so stinkin’ cute I can’t even stand it!

Sharing in these additional challenges:
1. 2 Crafty Critter Crazies: #39 – Anything Goes
2. 613 Avenue Create: #234 – Anything Goes w/optional Blended Background (no twist)
3. Alphabet Challenge Blog: E is for Earthbound Animal
4. Artsystamper Digitals Challenge Blog: #17 – Black & White with 1 Color
5. CAS on Friday: #181 – Animals
6. Creative Moments: #192 – Anything Goes
7. Jan’s Digi Stamp Challenges: June Anything Goes
8. Lil Patch of Crafty Friends: #133 – Anything Goes
9. Perfectly CAS: #9 – Animals

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Solar White cardstock, Simple Stories Wood & Gingham Basics 12×12 paper pad, Colorbok red cardstock
Stamps: Lawn Fawn Stinkin’ Cute stamps, Dare 2B Artzy Butterfly Tangle stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Nuvo alcohol markers- 379, 489, 491
Dies/Punches: Lawn Fawn Stinkin’ Cute dies, My Favorite Things Die-namics Stitched Scallop Basic Edges die
Accessories:  Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will come join us in The Outlawz Challenges! Lots of fun going on! Thanks so much for stopping by – 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

14 thoughts on “You’re stinkin’ cute!”

  1. Lovely CAS design and the image is perfect for this project! I can see how the image may have driven the design concept! Beautiful work, Leslie! Thanks for another fun and well-crafted entry into our challenge at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

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  2. an adorable image and sentiment love your layout and that you kept the colours to a minimum thank you for joining in at the Alphabet Challenge

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  3. Such a gorgeous and cute card! Love the adorable skunk! Thanks for playing along at CAS on Friday Challenges! Crafty hugs Linda

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  4. So stinking cute is right!!!! I love your precious card! So much fun.
    Thanks for joining us at Jan’s Digi Stamp Challenge.

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  5. Wow, free time and an active mojo. It’s not often those stars align. I’m glad they did though. This is so sweet. Thanks for joining us at The Alphabet Challenge. Love Dawn x

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  6. Leslie, It is a stinkin’ cute card! The simplicity makes for a GREAT card! Thank you for sharing your talents and supporting us at Jan’s Digi Blog Challenge. Good Luck. HAPPY CRAFTING!
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan’s Digi Stamp Shop)

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  7. Cute and adorable!
    Plus an unusual card shape, just love it))
    Thank you for playing at Artsystamper digital challenge blog
    xxxInga Betenshi

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  8. I love gingham on cards and your is so adorable! Love the different shape and that skunk is a cutie! Thanks for sharing with us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenges!

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