Friday, April 22, 2011

Taking Baby Home

My inspiration this morning came from Simon Says Stamp where the challenge is to emboss.

I decided to pick one stamp set that I have never used before.
  Well, 3 stamp sets, tons of ink pads, set of watercolor pencils, dry and wet embossing, gamsol, and 3 cups of coffee later...

Here is my card

I chose Animal Crackers from Stampin' Up! as the set I've never used before.  
Not knowing where I was going with them, I Versamark stamped them and then finished them up with black embossing powder and watercolor penciled them in and blended with Gamsol.  
If you stare at something long enough, you start to see the finished project and what came to my mind were huge stuffed animals.  Then, it hit me that it would be cute to make a card of a happy family heading home with the a truck full of all the stuffed animal gifts that people bought for the new bundle of joy...and they are usually HUGE!

I sponged the card background with the road, field and sky and then stamped the trees on by using the thumping method.

Lastly I added the the clouds made with the Spellbinders embossing folder and edged with bliss blue.

Stamp sets I used were:
1.  Stampin' Up! ~ Animal Crackers
2.  Stampin' Up! ~ Loads of Love
3.Close to my Heart ~ Expecting

This is the challenge at Simon Says Stamp if you'd like to check it out.  There's some REALLY cool stuff over there!
Thank you for looking and have a great weekend. :)


Evelyn said...

Wow this card is awesome!! TFS

Scrumplescrunch said...

Yes Lisa you have created a beautiful card, it is not only cute but your thumping technique is very very good and it looks wonderful here. I love the way you have put this card together.

Unknown said...

Awww t his is gorgeous, what cute stamps there, love it xx

Alice said...

awwww... how cute is this? love love the adorable scene you created, Lisa! amazing fuzzy cutting, too! fabulous work!!

Lorraine A said...

I thouroughly enjoyed admiring this card and reading how it evolved :-) the images and attention to detail are fabulous !! I LOVE this :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x