Samstag, 31. Oktober 2020

Boo to You! | Interactive Halloween Inside Shadow Box Card ft. Hello Bluebird

Hello crafty Friends!


I hope you are doing well! Today I am back with a Halloween card and yet another #ChallengeACraftyFriend with my friend Lien!! This time the challenge was: Make it your own! Choose a card the other has previously created and take elements from it to create your own card. I used her fabulous Magic Picture Changer card because I adore that background! I used the same shades of distress ink she did and I just added a moon and darkened up the grass for the base of my scene and then added lots of spooky (and cute!) elements to fill my scene! And since this card is for a very dear friend of mine - I didn't want to stop there. So I added an inside shadow box to my card as well! 

If you would like to see how I made this card just click on the video below or just keep reading!


First, I stamped my images onto Neenah cardstock and colored them using Copic markers. Then, they were cut out using the Brother Scan'n'Cut.


I die cut a circle out of masking paper to create a moon on my background. I ink blended an A7 panel of bristol smooth cardstock using Milled Lavender, Seedless Preserves and Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink. I removed the moon mask, added the negative space to the panel and ink blended then moon with Hickory Smoke. I also sprayed it with some shimmer spray and used a paper towel to soak up the excess water. That created the look of the little moon craters. Then I ink blended two bristol hill panels using Milled Lavender, Seedless Preserves and Black Soot Distress Ink. I die cut the Tree House Scene once and the Winter Woods Overlay twice and ink blended those with Hickory Smoke and Black Soot Distress Oxide. 


I cut the two Winter Woods Overlay pieces in half so they would frame my scene. I added all the scenery elements to my panel using liquid glue. All my images were adhered using foam tape.


For the inside I ink blended a brick pattern with Hickory Smoke Distress Oxide Ink. And I cut a wide strip of cardstock and two narrow strip to form my kitchen counter and my shelves. Then I cut 4 rectangles to create my cabinet doors. The doors, shelves and counter were ink blended with Hickory Smoke and a bit of Black Soot. The Back of the cabinetry was ink blended with Black Soot. 

I adhered the cabinetry pieces to the brick background and also adhered the two shelves. I added a little bit of Twisted Citron Distress Oxide behind the cauldron to create a green glow behind the image. Then I adhered all my images using liquid glue.


To create the Inside Shadow Box card I cut down two panels of black cardstock. The first measures 9 1/2 x 7" and was scored at 5". The second measures 10x7" and was scored at 1/2", 5" and 5 1/2". The second panel forms the inside box part, so I used a paper trimmer to cut a window into the area next to the 1/2" flap. I also cut down a little slither off the 1/2" flap to make sure it would fit into the card well.

I added double sided tape to the 1/2" flap and the last panel on the right (please see video for more details!). I adehered the inside piece into the card base to create the inside shadow box. I used liquid glue to add my kitchen scene panel inside the shadow box and added the night sky scene to the card front.

Then all that was left to do was add shimmer!! I used the Nuvo Shimmer Pen to add shine to the ghosts and the potions and also added some Stardust Stickles to the hat bands of the ghosts!


I really hope you enjoyed this one! I had so much fun creating it and I hope my friend will love it, too!

Thank you for stopping by, happy Halloween and have a great day!

- Julia 


Products used / Produktliste:

Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
Neenah - Solar White 80lb 
Crafters Companion - Gemini Junior
Brother - Scan'n'Cut CM300
Hello Bluebird - Frightful Little Bits
Hello Bluebird - Tabitha
Hello Bluebird - Halloween Party
Hello Bluebird - Tree House Scene
Hello Bluebird - Winter Woods Overlay
Mama Elephant - Slim Window Dressing (grass)
Waffleflower - Nesting Circles (moon mask)
Gina K - Amalgam Ink Black
Distress Oxide - Black Soot, Hickory Smoke, Twisted Citron
Distress Ink - Milled Lavender, Seedless Preserves, Chipped Sapphire, Black Soot
Stickles - Star Dust
Nuvo - Shimmer Pen
Copic Markers - See Color Map

Donnerstag, 29. Oktober 2020

Trick or Treat! | Halloween Mice Scene Card ft. Lawn Fawn

 Hello crafty Friends!


I hope you are doing well! Today I am finally back with a new card after my move and I am just so excited! Even more exciting? It's another #ChallengeACraftyFriend card with my friend Lien!! And this time we are making a new card for our "Adventures of Family Mice"-Series! For my version my cute mice are going trick or treating for Halloween! 

If you would like to see how I made this card just click on the video below or just keep reading!




First, I stamped my images onto Neenah cardstock and colored them using Copic markers. Then, they were cut out using the Brother Scan'n'Cut.


I die cut a circle out of masking paper to create a moon on my background. I ink blended an A7 panel of bristol smooth cardstock using Shaded Lilac, Milled Lavender, Chipped Sapphire and Black Soot Distress Oxide. I removed the moon mask, added the negative space to the panel and ink blended then moon with Hickory Smoke. I also sprayed it with some shimmer spray and used a paper towel to soak up the excess water. That created the look of the little moon craters. Then I ink blended three bristol hill panels using Peacock Feathers, Evergreen Bough, Speckled Egg and Black Soot Distress Oxide. To the background I added Liquid Stardust and to the hills black splatters.


I stamped heat embossed the sentiment in white onto the background. Then, I added the hill panels to the background. I then added all the little costumes to the mice using liquid glue. I adhered the scenery elements flat to the panel and added the cute little trick or treaters using foam squares. The entire panel was adhered to an A7 sized card base.


I had quite a lot of colored images left over and I thought it was just a shame to not use them. So, I stamped and additional sentiment to the inside, ink blended a little hill in light grey and added the extra images for a mini bonus scene on the inside of the card!




Finally, I added shimmer pen, white gel pen highlights, Star Dust Stickles and Nuvo Crystal Glaze for extra shine!


I really hope you enjoyed this one! I am so happy to finally be back to cardmaking and I had a ton of fun creating this scene!

Thank you for stopping by and have a great day!

- Julia 


Products used / Produktliste:

Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
Neenah - Solar White 80lb 
Crafters Companion - Gemini Junior
Brother - Scan'n'Cut CM300
Lawn Fawn - Costume Party
Lawn Fawn - Spooky Village

Lawn Fawn - Merry Mice
Lawn Fawn - Really High Five
Lawn Fawn - Mice on Ice 
Lawn Fawn - Happy Howloween
Lawn Fawn - A Creature Was Stirring
Lawn Fawn - Let's Go Nuts
Lawn Fawn - Slimline Stitched Grassy Borders
Lawn Fawn - Slimline Simple Stitched Grassy Borders
Waffleflower - A7 Layers
Waffleflower - Nesting Circles
Gina K - Amalgam Ink Black
Distress  Oxide - Shaded Lilac, Milled Lavender, Chipped Sapphire, Black Soot, Hickory Smoke, Peacock Feathers, Evergreen Bough, Speckled Egg
Copic Markers 
Versamark
Ranger - White Embossing Powder in Super Fine
Lawn Fawn - Liquid Stardust
Stickles - Star Dust
Nuvo - Shimmer Pen
Nuvo - Crystal Glaze
Gelly Roll - White Gel Pen