Monday, November 18, 2013

lawnscaping challenge - polka dots

get ready! it's time for a new lawnscaping challenge! 
and i'm extra excited because it's also my mom's birthday! ha ha! (happy birthday, mom!)

this new challenge is all about polka dots, pople!!


i think my card is super fun! well, it's a shaped card, so it's got that going for it! lol!

i die cut out the banners and the card base/background. the un-polka dotted base is watercolor paper that i stamped directly on and then colored the image with my distress markers. it's hard to tell they were the distress markers, though! ha ha! not very watercolor-y! :) oops.


i used my sewing machine and sewed along the border a few times and also sewed on the banners (and around the border of the sentiment banner).


add a few pearls, and you got this beaut-e, made for my mom who, really is, so lovely! :) 

i actually only used one lawn fawn stamp set for this card...what?! i couldn't even tell you the last time that happened! lol! i used sew lovely (such a pretty and soft set!!)

for even more inspiration (if you can stand it!), check out the lawnscaping facebook page! we're dedicated to keeping your creative juices flowing! :)

this week we're sponsored by lawn fawn! so get your card making on, and you could win a stamp set of your choice! :)


6 comments:

  1. So pretty, Samantha! I love the whimsical stitching and the way you have the sentiment on the layered flag tags!

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  2. Such a pretty card!! I love the pink and polka dots together :)

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  3. This is so pretty!! Love the polka dot paper, the design, the stitching, ... love everything about this card!!

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  4. So beautiful, Samantha! I think your coloring here is awesome! The sweet stitches make this card so perfect. Love it!

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  5. What?! No Harold's ABC's?! lol! Beautiful card!! The whole card is so well thought out...the shape, the sewing, and that gorgeous pink-- love it!

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  6. This is so gorgeous, Samantha; I have this stamp set and haven't had time to use it yet. Your inspiration makes me want to pull it out right now! I have to get my butt moving for this LF Challenge, too! One more thing - I'm so excited because I'm on the LF Lawnscaping Challenge Hop next month - " see you" there! ;)

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