Lawn Fawn Fly Free

Sorry this is late, blogger was giving me major problems, so it is going to be short and sweet before it changes its mind :)
Today I get to show you a cute mini set called Fly Free.
I paired the Fly Free set with Bannerific & some pretty Webster's Pages paper.
Make sure to go to the Lawn Fawn blog for a chance to win this set.
Also the Design Team, has some cool projects you don't want to miss.


**PS**
Will add details later when blogger will cooperate

Lawn Fawn: My Silly Valentine sneak

Today the designers for Lawn Fawn are showing sneaks of the upcoming stamp set called, My Silly Valentine.
This set is going to make you smile!
Just looking at it makes me smile, it is a happy stamp set, but I think all Lawn Fawn stamp sets are happy.
A clean & balanced card for you today.
A perfectly balanced card is always what I strive to make, whether it is graphic & clean or maybe a little layered card, balance will always make it shine (in my opinion).
Some nice textured card stock, pretty pattern paper, twine, foam tape, a border punch and some markers.

Visit the Lawn Fawn blog as well as the design team for more awesome projects!

Lawn Fawn Trimmings

Today Lawn Fawn is adding some fun additions to the store.  
A few ribbon sets called, Chipper & Dapper.
Today I am using two of the ribbon trimmings from the Chipper set, that I paired with the Frosties stamp set.
Have you all started on your Christmas cards?
I only have around 10 done.
But, I am sure somehow, I will get them all finished.

The inspiration for this card came from the Dean Martin song called "Let it Snow".
(click on the link to listen to this song...do it, it will make you happy!)
I started my card, with a kraft card base.
Next, I layered some of The Girls Paperie Tinsel & Twig pattern paper.
Snowfall, to be exact.
This paper screams Happy Holidays to me.
If you are still looking for some trendy, and very beautiful Christmas pattern paper.  Tinsel and Twig is one of my favorites right now.  I bought mine at my local scrap book store, however, I am sure Two Peas or Scrapbook.com sell it.
Once my pattern paper was adhered, I stamped my "let it snow" sentiment three times in red ink, then stamped my snowflakes all over in a green ink, both from the Frosties stamp set from Lawn Fawn.
Next, I added my super cute trimmings (which included my favorite twine!), and finished it off with the Flower Market Crepe Paper snowflake embellishment, again from The Girls Paperie.
I love this card!
I think I will make a few more, because it makes me that happy!!


For more great projects using the new Lawn Fawn Trimmings, check out what the rest of the Design Team has made.
Don't forget to stop at the Lawn Fawn blog as well.

A cute little paper box

Are you all ready for Thanksgiving?  
I have all my shopping done, I just need to start prepping some of the dishes I am making.
My children are home this week, so trying to keep a clean house, has been fun lol.

Today, I am sharing a cute little gift box I made using some October Afternoon paper I had.  I actually cut my pattern paper with a Spellbinders Grand Square die, before I scored the paper.  This ensured that I had perfect measurements for the top and bottom of the box.  
Once my box was put together, I wrapped ribbon around it & tied a pretty bow.  The tag was created by using the Bows & Holly stamp set from Lawn Fawn.  After I stamped and fussy cut it out, I punched a hole at the top and attached it to the center of a bow using bakers twine and a button.

Making these boxes are quite easy, and really only take a few minutes to make.

Materials Used:
October Afternoon pattern paper
PTI ribbon
Jillibean Soup bakers twine
white button
Memento ink

Spellbinders Holiday Hoppin Day 1: My December Daily album




Welcome to the first day of the Spellbinders™ Paper Arts Holiday Hoppin’ Blog Hop!  Spellbinders, along with Spellbinders are showcasing their newest products just in time for your Holiday crafting and gift giving.  Lots of creative ideas are in store, as well as prizes galore!  Each participating company has generously donated towards the prize package listed on the Spellbinders Blog.  A total of two identical prize packages, one for each day, November 18 and 19 will be given away!  To enter, just leave a comment on a participating blog!  Comments in the first 48 hours of the post are eligible.  One commenter each day will be randomly selected as the winner.  Winners will be announced on November 22, on the Spellbinders Blog!

Be sure to see all of tomorrow’s Holiday Hoppin’ blogs for inspiring projects and another chance to win!

Visit all of today’s Holiday Hoppin’ blogs:
Latisha Yoast (you are here)

Today I am using the Spellbinders LF-114 Grand Circles die template to create this mini-book, it is actually my December Daily album for this upcoming December (this is my foundation, my pictures will be added in Dec).  My December, is going to be really busy an also very special, so this is the perfect way for myself to remain in the moment this holiday season, and a great way to remember the little things I often forget about.  To create this album, I went through my pattern paper, card stock etc... that I had been hoarding for that "special" project, and cut/embossed the paper using the largest die in the Grand Circles die template set.  I then simply embellished each page, so that when each day rolls around, all I need to do is journal and slap a picture down (easy peasy right!).  There are 7 dies in the Grand Circles set, ranging is size from 4 1/4 inches up to 7 1/4 inches, this would make each die around $7 (is that not a steal or what!)  Because I used so much product on this project, I will write a supply list for each page at the bottom of this post.  You can click on each picture, to enlarge it as well.









Simply leave a comment on my blog to be eligible to win the http://spellbinderspaperarts.com/blog/holiday-hoppin-with-spellbinders!  One winner will be chosen from all the comments on all the blogs participating today.  Comments made in the first 48 hours of this post will be eligible to win.  Winner’s names will be published on the Spellbinders Blog on November 22, and they will have 48 hours to reply to Spellbinders to claim the prizes.

Thank you!



Materials Used:

Front Cover:
assorted ribbons
MME Brothers & Sisters notebook page
Manilla Envelope
Red ink
black ink
clear card stock
kraft card stock
ivory card stock

Page #3
Glittered number
Melissa Frances Rub on

Page #4
My Minds Eye Lush green pattern paper
My Minds Eye Lost & Found brads
Vellum
black ink
white doily 

Page #5
My Minds Eye Lush Red
My Minds Eye Lush Green
white card stock

Page #9
Flourishes Santa I Believe stamp set
American Crafts pattern paper
black ink
My Minds Eye Lush Green
Maya Road kraft envelope

Page #13
Pink Paislee Tickets
My Minds Eye So Sophie Family Ties
Bo Bunny paper
black ink





Shaped Christmas Card using Spellbinder die templates & Ginak stamps

November 10th, really?
Is anyone else a little freaked out that there are only 44 days until Christmas?  I am, for sure!  I have a head start on my shopping for my children, well for my son.  Shopping for a 14 year old daughter, is a little hard not to mention expensive.  With my husbands upcoming deployment, we will have family visiting for 2 weeks in December, which means I need to be really organized and squared away.  I really like to enjoy the holidays, so I am trying to get some Christmas/Holiday cards done a little early.

I love to make shaped cards, and using my Spellbinders die templates make it so easy.  For the base of this card I took out my Grand Labels One dies.  I cut/embossed some card stock, then scored it down the center to create the base of the card (around 3 x 6 inches).  I did the same using some pretty pattern paper.  I stamped the smallest ornament from the GinaK Heirloom Ornament stamp set, using some Brilliance ink.  I then used the coordinating die from the Spellbinders Heirloom Ornament Nestabilities set, placed it over the stamped image and cut/embossed the card stock.  If you get worried about your die or card stock moving, just tape the die down.  I ran some ribbon around the card, tied a bow, then attached the die cut ornaments to ribbon using twine.  After I stamped the sentiment, I added some bling to the ornaments.


Supplies used:
Spellbinders LF-161 Grand  Labels One
Spellbinders S4-283 Heirloom Ornament
GinaK Heirloom Ornament stamp set
Brilliance ink
We R Memory Keepers paper
white card stock
KaiserCraft bling
May Arts twine
American Crafts ribbon
Maya Road flower

Lawn Fawn Jessie's ABC's sneak

Today the Lawn Fawn design team are sneaking projects using an alphabet stamp set called, Jessie's ABC's.
For my project, I decided to make a place card, for a party.
I also incorporated the party hat from the Hats off to you stamp set.  Both will be available November 4th.  
Head on over to the Lawn Fawn blog, and leave a comment to win this stamp set.
Also, take a little blog hop to see what all of the designers created with this set.
To create the place I card, I used the Spellbinders Lacey Circles largest die, cut/embossed it, then scored it in half.  Then layered it with another embossed Lacey Circle die cut, from pattern paper.  The party hats were colored in with Copic markers & paper pieced onto the place tag.


Materials Used:
Lawn Fawn Stamps: Jessie's ABC's & Hats off to you
MME pattern paper
American Crafts this to that foam tape
Copic markers
Spellbinders S4-293 Lacey Circles

Lawn Fawn sneak: Hats off to you

Today, I get to sneak a new set called Hats Off to You, from Lawn Fawn.
This is the perfect coordinating set to add fun hats to the Lawn Fawn Critters, or to use on its own like I did today.  I used the graduation cap from this set, along with Bannerific & Sophie's Sentiments.  So wonderful that I can mix and match the sets, and my card still looks cohesive.  
The card I created, was inspired by what I would give my daughter on her graduation.  Something really feminine & delicate just like her.  Can I brag for a minute?  My daughter is rocking her first year in High School!  She has a tough honors load, is on the school news paper, in the Christian Athletes Fellowship club, just finishing up with Cross Country & just found out yesterday she made the JV Soccer team!  Did I mention her GPA is a 4.5?!?!  I am so, so proud of her!  Even though, her graduation is years away, I would want to give her a beautiful card like this.  Isn't it fun to see how many different styles you can make one set become!  Make sure to go visit the Lawn Fawn blog, for your chance to win this stamp set, as well as the rest of the designers, who made amazing projects with this set.
I stamped the cap & banner onto coordinating pattern paper & then colored in the cap with Copic markers.

Materials Used:
Lawn Fawn Stamps: Hats off to you, Bannerific, Sophie's Sentiments
Ivory card stock
Pink Paislee pattern paper
Pink Paislee tickets
Prima crocheted flower
Maya road pins
KaiserCraft lace
American Crafts this to that foam tape
Copic markers
Memento Ink

Lawn Fawn Critters in the Snow sneak

Today I get to sneak a brand new set from Lawn Fawn called Critters in the Snow.
It has the most adorable winter critters you have ever seen!
Perfect for making cute, cute, cute winter cards!!
You are going to want to stop at the Lawn Fawn blog, for your chance to win this stamp set.  Also, take time to visit the rest of the designers, they have some fun projects to share with you.
To create the glittered stripes, I adhered 5 strips of scor-tape to my card.
I then removed 3 of the strips, which then exposed the sticky tape. 
I poured fine red glitter over the area, tapping off the excess, then repeated using a snowy white fine glitter.

Directions:
1.  Cut/score kraft card stock.
2.  Trim a smaller piece.
3.  Stamp snowflakes in a white ink, ink the edges of the card stock piece.
4.  Place scor-tape down, & create a red/white glittered pattern.
5.  Stamp the deer image, color in with Copics, cut out and adhere to card with foam tape.
6.  With a nice dark black ink, stamp sentiment
7.  Adhere panel to card using foam tape.

Materials Used:
Kraft card stock
Lawn Fawn stamps (Critters in the Snow & Harvest Season)
Copic markers
Martha Stewart fine glitter
Versafine ink
Colorbox ink
foam tape


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