Wednesday, September 23, 2015

bah humbug {lawn fawn inspiration week}

Hi there! It's the last of the September posts for Lawn Fawn's inspiration week (but, I realized that I forgot to post yesterday, so expect a bonus pillow box project on the blog tomorrow!)

Today, we're showing off Baaah Humbug.

bah humbug {lawn fawn inspiration week}

I really like how this card turned out! I stamped a lot of the tiny images onto a piece of white cardstock, colored them in red and white and then masked all of the tiny images (yup!) so that I could rub ink over the entire thing for that vintage feel.

I used the stitched rectangle dies to frame out the base layer, and then started on the focal image.

The partial die-cut technique is perfect for cutting out the sheep and his hat as one piece. It gives the image a more polished look (as opposed to seeing the white die-cut edge of the hat on top of the sheep's head.)

For all the red and white and brown on the card, I wanted a punch of something graphic for the sentiment. White heat embossing onto black cardstock does the trick every time.

I hope you like it! There's more to see on the Lawn Fawn blog today - click!



  1. This. is. adorable. I LOVE how you made that fun background and that you used partial die cutting for the sheep/hat. I am so afraid to try this!!

  2. Absolutely adorable! Awesome masking and partial die cutting!!

  3. Great technique...I hope to have your patience...fab card!

  4. Which brown ink did you use for your background?