Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Karen Burniston's March 2015 Designer Challenge ... 'Make Them Laugh"

Today is Day Two of Karen Burniston's March 2015 Designer Challenge, and I have two completely different cards today featuring the same Funnybones stamp.

I had fun creating the front of this card, using the Outdoor Edges and one of the Evergreen trees from the Evergreen Pivot die. I crumpled and inked the top layer of the large Evergreen for additional texture.

Here is a peek at the inside.  The rest of the saying is:  "Preferably in a hotel.  With a pool.  And a spa."  Ahahaha - my kind of camping!  Note, I cut the stamp into two pieces so I didn't have to fuss with masking and smudges.

The Holiday House and two additional trees from the Evergreen Pivot are attached to the Lorna Label Pop Up, so the entire scene pops up as the card is opened.

I cut additional trees for the Tree Line Outdoor Edge, inked and popped them up with foam tape over the original bases. The tree trunks were coloured with a Copic Marker.

For my second - much simpler - card, I used the same Funnybones stamp but a different theme entirely.

Inside I used the new Adirondack chair. I was surprised that this was actually the first time I've used that die as I've been having too much fun with the rest of the CHA Spring 2015 release! It was a snap to put together and I can't wait to play with it more.

The Designer Challenge Team is linked in my Blog Roll on the right - you will want to see what they've come up with this challenge. Also remember to check the Elizabeth Craft Designs BLOG tomorrow morning when Karen Burniston has her post and project.

Supplies for first card:
915 Lorna Label Pop Up, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
914 Outdoor Edges, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
912 Evergreen Pivot (Trees), Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
918 Holiday House, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
7018 Glitter Dots - Elizabeth Craft Designs
506 Elizabeth Craft Designs Transparent Double Sided Tape 6mm (1/4")
Vanilla card stock - the Paper Studio
Patterned paper - We R Memory Keepers
Green, blue and yellow card stocks - Stampin' Up
Copic Markers
Pearlized red card stock - Stardream scrap
Word stamp - Funny Bones (cut into two sections)

Supplies for second card:
975 Adirondack Chair Pop Up, Pop it Ups - Karen Burniston (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
White card stock
Blue card stock - Stampin' Up
Red textured card stock - Bazzill
Stamp - Funnybones
Cloud Paper - American Crafts
Card size - 5" square

Thanks for stopping by today


  1. I like how you distressed the trees for texture.

  2. the first one is my favorite!

    Hello from Elma

  3. Great cards! My kind of camping.:)

  4. definitely my kind of camping :) ... love them!


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