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A Typewriter Love Card!

Hi everyone, Ashley here and I'm so excited to be back on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog! My wonderful husband gifted me the Lawn Fawn Love Poems and You're Just My Type stamp sets, along with the coordinating Reveal Wheel Square Window Add-On die set for my birthday earlier this year. It was such a sweet and thoughtful gift (guided a little by my crafty wish list!) and I couldn't wait to start playing with it.

So many talented crafters have already made a version of this card, but I had to start by creating the typical typewriter scene, with the sentiments being revealed through the reveal wheel!

To make the background, I just drew some stripes with a navy blue watercolour paint across a piece of white paper. I then splattered it with gold watercolour and let it dry while I assembled the rest of the card. For the ground, I cut a piece of Lawn Fawn Knock on Wood patterned paper and cut the border with the Lawn Fawn Stitched Borders X-patterned die, just to add an extra detail.

I stamped out all of the images from Lawn Fawn's You're Just My Type and Love Poems stamp sets in Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink. I also added in the sleeping kitty and bed from Lawn Fawn's Meow You Doin' stamp set, and the cute reaching mouse on the stool from the Merry Mice Lawn Fawn - Chibitronics collaboration set. I coloured them all in with Copic markers.

Next, I built the reveal wheel using Lawn Fawn's Reveal Wheel die set. This set seems intimidating, but is actually really easy to assemble - I recommend watching the instructional videos on Lawn Fawn's YouTube channel if you want to visually see how the mechanism comes together. I also used the coordinating Reveal Wheel Templates: Square stencil to make sure my four parts of the sentiment were perfectly aligned to show through the typewriter window when the wheel is turned.

How fun are all of those sentiments? I gave this card to my husband and he loved it :)

Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today! All of the supplies used to make this card can be purchased at the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop. Make sure to stop by my Instagram page (Ashley Young Paper) to see more of my cards, or check out the Butterfly Reflections Ink Instagram page for lots of talented artists.

See you next week!


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