Hello and welcome to another Crazy Crafters Blog Hop. What a busy month but so much fun creating cards hehe. You may have just come from the previous person or you may be starting here at my blog Juana Ambida. If you lose your way and get off track, there is a full list of this hops participants at the bottom of this post. I hope as you hop around you find lots of ideas and inspiration for your projects.
Our special guest for this hop is the highly creative and multi talented Wendy Cranford from the US! Her work is just amazing and love all of them. As part of the hop, we get to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) any cards/projects that has been created by Wendy Cranford.
Please take a look at her blog for many wonderful ideas. She also has a fabulous YouTube channel with many great and helpful tutorials.
It was very hard to choose which card to CASE from Wendy, as they were all inspirational. However I couldn't resist the adorable card below - "Comic Strip Watercolor Kitty". I just love animal stamps especially cats and love how Wendy created this card as a comic strip.
To change it up, I have used a new set from the Holiday catalogue featuring the 'Merry Mice set and have a Christmas theme. It's such a cute and fun set and called for watercolouring. In place of the comic strip frames from Wendy's card, I have used the 'Merriest Wishes' bundle with the Merry Tags framelits and placed the mice inside the ornaments. Having them inside the ornaments complimented the sentiment; "It's time to deck the halls" from the Merry Mice set. Here it is...
The Merry Mice fitted perfectly inside the ornaments and such a great way to incorporate them together with the Merriest Wishes sentiments. I have watercoloured in the Mice with an aqua painter on Whisper White cardstock. I also found inspiration from the holiday catalogue for colour examples of this set hehe. The ornaments and sentiment have been mounted on with foam dimensionals.
The base card is Crumb cake and complimented the colour of the Mice as well as the Kraft handmade look. I have used the new Candy Cane Lane Baker's twine from the holiday catalogue to attach each ornament so it looks authentic and it's just perfect! The foliage/leaves in the back has been white heat embossed using the Christmas Pines set - another favourite of mine from the Holiday catalogue. It just suited the theme of decorating the tree.
I have used Clear wink of Stella glitter over the mice and added glossy accents to each of the objects they are carrying to give extra dimension.
Inside the card, The mice trio have been stamped as they appear in the set as a group and have stamped the sentiment twice so that it appears on one line.
I have also used the other images from the Merriest Wishes set and have die cut the ornaments and circle using the coordinating Merry Tags framelits. These have been mounted on Stampin' dimensionals.
I hope you have enjoyed the card and found inspiration. Props to Wendy Cranford for the great inspiration. Both sets are just amazing and by combining them adds so much creativity to the card. The sets are available on 1st September for customers to order.
Make sure you continue to hop all the way around and see all the amazing inspiration from the Crazy Crafters team. You are going to love what our team have come up with using Wendy's cards. Currently you are at my blog - Juana Ambida - so check the list to see who is up next. Enjoy!
Thank you so much for stopping by and hope to see you next time. Happy Crafting! :)
• Merriest Wishes Clear Mount Bundle - 143520
• Merry Mice - Clear mount - 142145
• Christmas Pines - Clear Mount - 142049
• Candy Cane Lane Baker's Twine - 141983
• Baker's Twine Trio Pack (Gold) - 141999
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