Sunday, March 10, 2013

Bunny Love

Here’s my card for this week’s sketch from CAS(e) this Sketch. I combined the sketch with the current Lawnscaping challenge to add texture to your design and the current CASology cue word "bunny" to come up with this sweet, spring themed card.

I can’t resist a cute bunny image and I just love the little one in Lawn Fawn’s My Silly Valentine set. Even though this set is designed as a Valentine's Day one, I use it year round!  I colored the bunny up in shades of gray using my Spectrum Noir markers and added a little bit of white flock (texture #1) to make a cottontail.

I made a little scene to set the bunny on, using an embossed blue panel (texture #2) with a strip of die cut green felt (texture #3) grass  across it. To transition from the embossed area and the felt strip, I added a contrasting strip of rose cardstock just underneath the felt, matching the color of the heart on the bunny's side. I wrapped a piece of green baker’s twine around the felt strip and secured it with a bow.

The set’s “some bunny loves you” sentiment is stamped at the bottom of the card. Originally, I set the finished panel on a pale pink card base, but it didn’t look right to me, so I ended up switching out the pink for the celery you see here. Much better!

Materials Used:
from i {heart} papers: Lawn Fawn My Silly Valentine stamp set, X-Press white cardstock, Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Spectrum Noir markers (IG1, IG2, IG3, IG5, IG6, CR4), Lifestyle Crafts Whimsy embossing folder, Pollika green felt, Divine Twine Green Apple baker’s twine, Sticky Thumb dimensional dots

Other: Baja Breeze, Regal Rose, and Certainly Celery cardstock (Stampin’ Up!); CutUps Grass border die (The Cat’s Pajamas); white flock (Stampendous)

14 comments:

  1. How sweet - I love that your 'white' space is the blue sky - the embossing looks like fluffy clouds! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CAS(E) This Sketch and CASology this week!

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  2. I just love your embossing folder Lori and that is such a sweet sweet screne. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at CASology!

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  3. There is just so much to love about this card! That blue textured sky is amazing! So glad you joined in on the fun at CASology this week!

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  4. Lori, I love the open "blue" white space and that sweet little bunny image...what an adorable card! Thanks for playing along at CASology this week!

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  5. cute, cute, cute!! love that embossed background and your adorable little bunny!! thanks so much for playing along with CASology!

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  6. beautiful card. Love the embossed background.

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  7. That embossed background you picked is just perfect for this card! And I love the felt grass!

    Thanks for playing along with Lawnscaping!

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  8. This is SO sweet! Love the little scene you've created, and the embossed paper makes a great sky!

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  9. SO sweet! Your bunny is so charming snuggling into the felt grass. And such a perfect embossing folder!! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) this Sketch!

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  10. This is absolutely adorable! I love the 'soft' grass and the embossed background is stunning...LOVE your card!

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  11. lovely background!! love the felt grass too...!! thank you for playing along with us at Lawnscaping

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  12. So so sweet! Love the embossed background and the felt grass, perfect! Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping challenges! :)

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