Welcome to the August 2020 InKing Royalty Blog Hop! This month’s theme is Autumn Weather. To make my card, I used the Freezin’ Fun Bundle (Freezin’ Fun and Freezin’ Friends Dies,) Snow Time Dies, Autumn Punch Pack, Plaid Tidings Designer Series Paper, and lots of colors of card stock.
To set the scene, imagine, this cute little bunny just minding his own business, hanging out in a big pile of leaves. And then all of a sudden, a big gust of wind threatens to move the pile right out from under him. Poor little guy. He doesn’t seem to mind though. As a matter of fact, he seems to be enjoying having his ears flapping in the wind.
Since I wanted the leaves to look like they’re blowing off the card, I made the card base 5-1/4″ x 4″ (just a tad smaller than the usual 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″.)
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Here’s the bundle:
Here’s what I made:
Here’s what I did:
Cut and scored with my paper trimmer:
- Crumb Cake card stock (CS) cut to 5-1/4″ x 8″, then scored in half at 4″
- Plaid Tidings Designer Series Paper (DSP) layer cut to 5-1/8″ x 3-7/8″ (Crumb Cake pattern)
- Whisper White CS cut to 5″ x 3-3/4″ for the inside of the card base
Stamped with the Freezin’ Fun stamp set:
- skiing bunny in Early Espresso ink onto a scrap of Whisper White Thick CS
- skiing bunny in Early Espresso ink onto a scrap of the DSP (Pretty Peacock pattern)
- sentiment in Pretty Peacock ink onto a scrap of Whisper White Thick CS
- “wind” in Early Espresso ink onto the DSP layer, on the right
Cut using the Freezin’ Friends Dies:
- both stamped bunnies
Cut using the Snow Time Dies:
- sentiment (then cut off the right end straight)
Cut using the Autumn Punch Pack:
- both leaf shapes from scraps of various colors of card stock: Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Rich Razzleberry, Cinnamon Cider, Soft Suede, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, and Mossy Meadow
- I didn’t count the leaves, but I started out with at least four of each color (2 of each shape,) then punched more to add in here and there. I would guess I used about 50 or so.
Cut using Paper Snips:
- scarf from the DSP bunny
- excess skis from the Whisper White CS bunny (although I could have gotten away without doing this because I used enough leaves to cover them)
Colored using a Stampin’ Blends Marker:
- bunny nose in Light Flirty Flamingo
Assembled the card:
- burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
- DSP layer glued onto the front of the card base
- DSP scarf glued over the Whisper White bunny’s scarf
- bunny glued onto the DSP layer using Stampin’ Dimensionals
- adhered leaves on and around the bunny using Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals and glue, to create a 3D pile of leaves
- more leaves glued onto the DSP layer to look blown over to the left
- sentiment adhered over the leaves at the far right of the card using Stampin’ Dimensionals
- Whisper White CS glued onto the inside of the card base
Here’s the August 2020 InKing Royalty Blog Hop:
Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:
- Brian King at Stamp with Brian
- Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Sheryl
- Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
- Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
- Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
- Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
- Rachel Brumley at Artistic Designs by Rachel
- Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
- Candy Ford at Stamp Candy <——— YOU ARE HERE!!!
- Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
- Joanne Brown at Stamping with JoJo
- Sheryl Abernathy at Elegant Sentiments
- Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
- Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach
- Pam Morris at Tap Tap Stamp
- Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
- Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
Here are today’s colors:
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Here’s what I used:
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There are a lot of card stock colors on this card. I’ve included the individual card stock packs, as well at the color family packs which contain 2 sheets of each color.
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