Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Lawnscaping Challenge #28

Part of my excitement of starting a blog is to be able to participate in super fun challenges, like the folks over at the Lawnscaping blog have going on!

I seriously *love* LOVE LoVe looooooooooove Lawn Fawn stamps.  I'm really picky when it comes to stamps, and Lawn Fawn has just the right mix of fun and whimsy without the creepy factor that some stamps have.  (not naming names--you know who you are, creepy stamps!) Anyway, here's my first entry in the Lawnscaping challenge: Distress Mania.  

For this card, I used the Just My Type stamp set, and colored the fun retro typewriter with some Copics (R20, R22, and R24), and freehanded a heart. Then I distressed the book page printed paper from Authentique's Uncommon line using Spun Sugar and Worn Lipstick Distress Inks, and I'm really happy with how well they matched the Copics.  I wanted to use the "you're just my type!" sentiment, but the words were stacked on top of one another and I needed a sentiment that was one long line.  Not to worry, I just altered it by stamping it one word at a time across the paper, then distressed again with the Worn Lipstick and Spun Sugar.  I topped it off with a button threaded with some pink Twinery twine, and Voila! A sweet "just because" card for my hunny.  I have another idea for this challenge, so here's hoping I get another chance to play around with it!


  1. So cute! I love how you altered the sentiment stamp and made it into a straight line! Brilliant! Very cute card!!!! Thank you so much for joining us at Lawnscaping this week! :)

  2. What a super cute card!!! I love the pops of pink with the Kraft & white!!!

  3. Oh....I love this card!! the colors so pretty! Fabulous! Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping :)

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  5. I'm so glad you joined us over at Lawnscaping! This is a fabulous card for your first entry. I love how you incorporated the distressing techniques. Such a very sweet card, indeed. :)