Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Simon Says......................Animal Antics


We will be back soon with the name of the lucky winner of the $50 Voucher
This week the challenge is ...........


Any animals including birds, insects etc
We are showcasing Stampendous Products this week. You don't have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used
As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

I've used Stampendous Ice Cream Lick and thought, as I love the Mint colour along with Chocolate I thought I should give my little Hopper with a Choc Mint Chip ice cream -  I think he's licked most of the chips off!!!  
I colopured the image with Copics and cut them with an off-center oval.  The background papers are both used with a  Diagonal Stripe - played with many different ways of creating effects. The darker one wash added with the Embossing Paste, and inked with AudreyBlue when dry. The paler one were run through a Cuttlebug with an embossing pad once one side had been sprayed with ink - this is quite effective but hadn't been shown very well on the photo.
I realised when I uploaded the card I had added two bows on it - too late - I think I've totally lost the plot - not that I've ever lost much of one - dizzy or not!!!

Materials and Tools 
Stamps:  Stampendous Ice Cream Lick
Medium: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Simon Says Stamp Inks AudreyBlue and Sea Glass
Papers: Simon Says Stamp White Card Stock, Simon Says Stamp Cardstock Sea Glass and Dark Chocolate
Dies: Simon Says Stamp Fresh Daisies and Meadow Rue Simon Says Stamp Small Folded Banner, Spellbinders Large Ovals
Stencils: Simon Says Stamp Diagonal Stripe
Punches: Martha Stewart  Eyelet Lace round the page
Accessories: Dreamweaver Embossing Paste, Hemptique Twine Aquamarine,   Kelly Purkey Alphabet Stickers (Out of Stock), Ranger Stickles Stardust, Ribbon - stash, Charm - shash.
Tools: Martha Stewart Scoring Board, Tonic Studio Guillotine/Paper Trimmer, Fiskars - Stamp Press, Tombow Multi-Liquid Glue, Scotch ATG Advanced Tape Glider, EK Success Cutter

*Stampendous Cling Stamp ICE CREAM LICK Rubber UM HHCM01 House Mouse      *Simon Says Stamp Premium Dye Ink Pad AUDREY BLUE ink018  *Simon Says Stamp Premium Dye Ink Pad SEA GLASS Blue ink004 *Simon Says Stamp WHITE CARDSTOCK 120 LB Base Weight 12 Pack*Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# AUDREY BLUE AB19  *Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# SEA GLASS SG4*Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# DARK CHOCOLATE DC7*Simon Says Stamp FRESH DAISIES Craft DIE S105 *Simon Says Stamp MEADOW RUE Craft DIE S104 *Simon Says Stamp SMALL FOLDED BANNERS Pair of Dies S137*S4-110 Spellbinders Nestabilities CLASSIC OVAL LARGE *Simon Says Stamp Stencil DIAGONAL STRIPE 121323*Martha Stewart EYELET LACE Punch Around the Page Set Craft Punches 42-60013    *Dreamweaver WHITE Embossing Paste 4oz DEP  *Hemptique AQUAMARINE Natural Hemp Cord Set 029102  *Kelly Purkey KPNB04 NUMBER STICKERS TEAL 6" x 12"     *Ranger Stickles STAR DUST Stardust White Clear Glitter Glue SGG20622                     *Tombow MONO MULTI Liquid Glue Two Applicators 62191   *3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER 1/4" Adhesive Glue Gun     *EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01

Cards Galore Encore -  Include your favorite color
Imagination Crafts Challenge – 
 Anything goes
LEJ Designs Challenge - Favorite Die Cuts
Live & Love Crafts Challenge -  Chocolate
Sparkles Forum Challenges - Favorite color combo
The Cupboard Trilogy -  Friends/ Friendship
The East Wind Challenge -  Humor

Copic Marker Norge - Anything goes

So now it's YOUR turn.  Happy Crafting

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Laura Sterckx said...

This card is lovely, Heather. The colors are fabulous and I love that mouse image. The one in the cone makes me smile. It looks like he had a bit too much ice cream, ha! :)

Lin said...

Oh Heather, that tiny bunny in the cone is so cute! And I love your mint chocolate chip color scheme today, too, such a sweet card!

Desire Fourie said...

Heather this is another super fun and cute little creation. Loving the teal colouring and scrumptious bows.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Lorraine A said...

YUM !! Mint Choc Chip ! my fave ice cream:-) the image is super cute and I love all the minty green and choccy colours too,,, :-)

Lols x x x

downrightcrafty said...

ooooooooooo Mint choc chip my favourite too, and could just do with one at this moment, been gardening and so so so hot, but this gorgeous card makes me feel not so shattered
Hugs Kate xx

Malika said...

Heather this card is so wow again


Moni said...

Another stunning card, cute image, great colour combo and details. Hugs, Moni

Jingle said...

This is SO cute and I absolutely LOVE the color scheme!

Cely said...

so cute! this would be perfect for our pastel challenge *wink wink* :)

Teresa Kline said...

Heather this is adorable, luv the fun image...your cards are always so special. Hope you have a blessed easter weekend!

sparkle & shine *~*

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Fab card, Heather! Such a precious stamp and you embellished it so perfectly :)

Simon Says Stamp!

susiestacey said...

Wowzers Heathers this is gorgeous and they certainly are enjoying the ice cream, oh and the little mousie charm is gorgeous, the colours are beautiful - love it all x Susan x

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Super sweet card Heather! Love that adorable image! Great coloring too!!


Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining us at Cards Galore Encore and good luck x

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Heather,
Very cute card; gorgeous colour combo and adorable image. The brown rich satin ribbon ties to the chocolate theme perfectly. Thanks for sharing with us at LLC.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @ Live & Love Crafts

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

soooo cute! Love the use of the die cuts you have added.

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at The East Wind. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky. I have a great giveaway so don’t forget to join in  Crafting Vicky giveaway post 

DeBe said...

A beautiful card and colour scheme.Thank-you for joining us at the Cards Galore Encore Use your favourite colour # 4 Denysex

rachel said...

hiya heather - i adore your fabulous card! they look so cute! -thanks for joining us at Imagination Crafts this month. Hugs rachel x

xxbella71xx said...

What a lovely card, thank you so much for joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog.

Stella xx


Kjersti said...

Another lovely card Heather, beautiful colored and so cute image!
Thanks for joining the challenge at Copic Marker Norge, good luck!
Hugs Kjersti:)

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