Hello one and all, today we are thinking summertime. I am using the Mouse and Flower
stamp set from Sunsational Stamps
that you can find Here
. The little mouse seeking shade under the daisy makes me smile. I am a huge fan of daisies and believe it or not, mice…the cartoon version that is. 🙂
Hello Mouse & Flower Card
First off, I used an oval template, taped down to the lower right corner of my cardstock, and then taped a chicken wire stencil ( from TCW) over that. I sponged on Distress Ink in Mermaid Lagoon. Once I removed the stencil, I again sponged more Mermaid Lagoon over the entire oval opening. This process darkens the already inked pattern and lightly colors the actual chicken wire outline. Then I colored this cute little fella with my Copic markers and fussy cut the mouse and daisy. I used foam squares to pop it up on the stenciled area.
For the ‘Hello’ (by Lawn Fawn), I die cut both a piece of orange cardstock as well as the yellow speech bubble which is a die set from the Speech Bubble Edgy Options set by Elizabeth Craft Designs. I did this so I could inlay the word into the bubble and eliminate bulk for easy mailing.
This panel was adhered to a top folding white notecard and it was complete.
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