Thursday, January 31, 2013

an ivy-league valentine & some fawnie news

News first, or card first?  Card first or news first?  *grin*


an ivy-league valentine

hee hee.  I've been waiting awhile to share that I've joined the lawn fawn design team!  woot!  I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Kelly Marie and the rest of the very talented group.  (I'm trying to play it cool here, kids, but I am pretty sure I've died and gone straight to crafty heaven.)

We're sharing some valentine's day inspiration this week, and I thought I'd use a few non-valentine sets to create this ivy league-inspired card.

I started out with a kraft base, and stamped the notebook image (from "schoolhouse backdrops") in white ink.  Next, I stamped the library card image onto white cardstock and created a custom sentiment (using "smitty's ABCs").

an ivy-league valentine

I then created a pocket for the library card out of red cardstock, and stamped the apple from "silly valentine" and the leafy images from "blissful botanicals" around it (or, around him?  the apple has a face, so I think it should be a "him." or "her." whatever.)

an ivy-league valentine

For fun, I stamped the elements first in versamark ink, and then shadow-stamped them again in a darker ink.  Just a little something extra.

Hope you like my card!

23 comments:

  1. Whoo hoo - congratulations! What wonderful news! You will be an excellent addition, I'm sure. :)

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  2. Yay yay yay yay YAY!!! Such a great card for such awesome news!! Congrats Elena - definitely a match made in Crafty Heaven!! Can't wait to see what you do with these products!!

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  3. Your card is so cute! And congratulations!! That is very exciting news and I can't wait to see more Lawn Fawn inspiration from you!! :)

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  4. Great card, Elena! Congratulations on your wonderful news! I look forward to seeing your amazing work on the Lawn Fawn Blog!

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  5. Congrats on joining the Lawn Fawn team:) Super excited to be on another design team with you. Your work is amazingly creative!

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  6. Oh wow!!! Congratulations!!!!! That's amazing news!! Your card is just fabulous too!! I love that pocket and the little banners too!! You are so talented!

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  7. Big huge congrats Elena! Fabulous news!

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  8. No one deserves this more, so stinkin happy for you! Love the first official card!!!

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  9. Congratulations Elena! I can't wait to see more of you on the Lawn Fawn blog!

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  10. Huge, huge, huge! So excited for you Elena!

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  11. Woooooow!There are no words for it...you're absolutely
    in crafty heaven!!!!
    CONGRATS!!!!!

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  12. Congratulations, Elena! That's such awesome news!! I'm so happy for you, my friend!
    Fabulous card, too, by the way-- I love it-- it's so sweet!

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  13. That card is toooo cute!! I need one for my hubby lol

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  14. Saw your card on the Lawn Fawn site.....so clever. I'm glad you joined them. Just thought I'd drop by AND "Check you out".

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  15. congratulations on joining the Lawn Fawn team... love your card..

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  16. Congrats, Elena!! So happy for you! Your card is adorable!

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  17. So super exciting! Congrats!!!

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  18. Good for you for joining Lawn Fawn! I look forward to seeing more of your creations. :)

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  19. I'm so happy that you have joined Lawn Fawn. It's about time! You have been doing marvelous things with their stamps, and I look forward to even more. This is such a cool project.

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  20. Super duper congrats! You work magic with Lawn Fawn stamps!
    Hugs!
    x

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  21. Elena and Lawn Fawn, a match made in ink heaven!! I can't even say how excited I am! You deserve it dear!

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  22. I'm behind on the news, but yippppeeeeee! Congratulations! They are lucky to have you.

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