It felt so good to get in my craft room again!
This card was inspired by the As You See It Challenge blog for which I am a designer. I have been MIA for a bit as I wrestle the Busy Beast called Life, but I hope to keep up with the new two week schedule for the AYSI challenges.
Here’s the challenge:
I love ladybugs.
The “fly” in Inking on the Fly is actually a reference to … ladybugs. Not airplanes, not birds or butterflies – just sweet little aphid-killers, lol!
So, here’s my take on the red and white challenge:
I used a combination of the “Love You Lots” hostess set and the “Weather Together” stamp set and framelits from Stampin’ Up! Aren’t those ladybugs cute, snuggling under that umbrella!! I stamped the umbrella parts and the ladybugs on the Whisper White cardstock. Then I stamped the same umbrella image on a piece of Real Red cardstock before die cutting it with the coordinating umbrella framelit. It was attached over top of the first umbrella image with Stampin’ Up Dimensionals. The ladybugs were stamped a second time on Watermelon Wonder cardstock, coloured with Real Red ink and a Blender Pen, then cut out by hand so they could be adhered with Tombo Multipurpose Liquid Glue over the prestamped image.
The rest is pretty straight forward with die cutting the rain drops, stamping the sentiment, layering the cardstock and tying on the beautiful Real Red Ribbon.
Glad you stopped by! Be sure to participate in this challenge at the As You See It Challenge Blog.
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