Papercraft

Happy Spring

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a great week – the weekend is almost here! A couple weeks ago I shared that I’m guest designing for The Outlawz Twisted Thursday Challenge this month. We’re being sponsored by Bugaboo Digi Stamps so be sure to join The Outlawz so you can join in the fun! The Twisted Thursday challenges are always Anything Goes with an optional twist. Today’s challenge is being hosted by Janet and the twist is ‘Hoodie-Hoo.’ It was explained to me that on this winter day (usually celebrated on the 20th) people go out at noon, wave their hands over their heads, and chant “Hoodie-Hoo.” It’s a day to chase away Winter blues and bring in Spring. After all, everyone in the northern hemisphere is sick and tired of Winter at this point and a little crazy being cooped up inside all winter and not seeing the sun. So this one is wide open to interpretation and we can’t wait to see what you create!

I created a ‘Happy Spring’ card featuring the adorable Bugaboo Birdhouses digital image from my stash. I adhered a floral print paper to the front of the card base and then created a green print panel that I layered on foam and adhered to the left side of the floral print.

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I colored the image, trimmed it and adhered it to the green panel. I affixed tiny iridescent gemstones to the center of each flower and a simple red bow at the top. I adhered the Spring definition (created on the computer) on a vertical tab and a few larger gemstones on the right side.

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I embellished the inside panel with leftover strips of the papers used on the front and a layered computer-generated sentiment.

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And one more look… I so love how this turned out and it sure makes me ready for Spring! ;)

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I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge: #110 – Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog: #245 – Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Creative Moments: #185 – Anything Goes w/optional For The Girls
Make My Monday Challenge Blog: #116 – Critters
Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog: #41 – Hearts and/or Flowers
The Creative Crafters: #25 – Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Patterned Paper
Through The Purple Haze: #164 – Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown: #451 – Use Your Favorite Color (green)
Wordart Wednesday: Weeks #428/429 – Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog: #02 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Cardstock Warehouse Sweet Tooth cardstock, GKD White cardstock, Stmapin’ Up Petal Garden DSP stack
Stamps: Bugaboo Birdhouses digital image, computer-generated sentiments
Ink: Bic Mark-It- Pink Flamingo, Peach Parfait, Sunset Orange, Yellow Blaze, Rambunctious Red, Margarita Green, Key Lime, Forest Green, Hot Aqua, Oceanview Blue, Cloud Nine Grey, Glue Skies Blue, Woodsy Brown; Studio 71- BG13
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Darice iridescent gemstones, Foamies white foam, Stampin’ Up Real Red ribbon, ScraPerfect Embellie Geliie

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will join The Outlawz so you can link up with us in this challenge! Be sure to check out all the other fun stuff you can do while you’re there, and be sure to check out all the amazing digital images and papers at Bugaboo Digi Stamps – you know you love some Bugaboo! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

Papercraft

Love You

3/1/20 Top 3 at Craft-Dee BowZ!

Hi friends! Happy Thursday – hope you’re having a great week! I’m super stoked to share that I’m guesting for The Outlawz Twisted Thursday Challenge this month and we’re being sponsored by Bugaboo Digi Stamps – you know you love some Bugaboo! The Twisted Thursday challenges are always Anything Goes with an optional twist, so be sure to join The Outlawz for a whole lot of fun going on all the time – there are nine different challenges you can play in and tons of crafty friendships to be made! Today’s challenge is being hosted by Berni and the twist is ‘Be My Valentine.’ If you play the twist, you’ll need to CASE a card from any Outlawz designer on any team, chosen from either their Outlawz gallery or their blog, and share a link to the card you CASE’d so we can see how it inspired you!

I stalked Angela’s blog (she’s the Twisted Thursday Challenge Team Leader) and CASE’d the card in her blog post Anything Goes with Creative Scoop Digis from January 25, 2018. The black, white and red color combo has always been one of my favorites, and I love her pretty card design with the stripes and the doily. This is Angela’s card:

I created a Valentine for my hubby in the black, white and red color combo featuring the adorable Bugaboo Heart Cats digital image that I had in my stash. Ed and I are crazy cat people (we have nine feline fur babies) so this image was perfect. And I always love an image that I don’t have to color, lol!

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I used two coordinating patterned papers for the background that I layered on red. I die cut a red doily to layer beneath the focal image which I layered on black. I created the front sentiment on the computer, cut it into a strip, layered it on red cardstock and then cut it into a flag. I added a red gingham bow to the girl kitty, some red Gumdrops and tiny white flat-back pearls around the doily.

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I created the inside sentiment on the computer also and cut the cardstock into a panel which I embellished with leftover papers used on the front and layered on red.

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And one more peek… I’m really loving how this turned out and I know Ed is going to love it tomorrow! ;)

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I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
2 Crafty Critter Crazies: February Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge Blog: February Anything Goes #2-2020
Craft-Dee BowZ: February Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
Crafty Gals Corner: #204 – Add a Heart (tails make a heart :)
Not Just Cards: February Anything Goes
Show Us Your Pussycats: #51 – Anything Goes
Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog: #41 – Hearts and/or Flowers (tails make a heart :)
Through The Purple Haze: #164 – Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #426/427 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Cardstock Warehouse Sweet Tooth cardstock, American Crafts black cardstock, GKD White cardstock, Canvas Corp A Little Love paper collection and Rainbow of Printed Solid Colors paper collection
Stamps: Bugaboo Heart Cats digital image, computer-generated sentiments
Ink: Studio 71- R3
Dies/Punches: Cheery Lynn Designs English Tea Party die, EK Success 3/4″ square punch
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, red and white gingham ribbon from stash, YNS Red Gumdrops, ScraPerfect Embellie Gellie

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will join The Outlawz so you can link up with us in this challenge! Be sure to check out all the other fun stuff you can do while you’re there! And be sure to check out all the fun digis and papers at Bugaboo Digi Stamps – I know you’ll find something you just can’t live without! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig