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On my mind.

I recently ordered the Lawn Fawn reveal wheel die from the shop. I L-O-V-E it. Making cards with little surprises is so much fun!

I made the top layer of this card using the new Lawn Fawn cloud stencil and tumbled glass distress oxide ink. I want to show a picture of just this step because that stencil is magical. The clouds it creates are so light and dreamy:

Next, I created my reveal wheel. I do have the handy reveal wheel templates, but I chose to trace the marks onto my wheel with pencil for this card because I knew my stamps would extend beyond the template. If I just use small images or sentiments, those templates are the way to go! Once I stamped my images, I erased my pencil marks and colored the images with Copic markers.

My inspiration for this card was what's on my mind ... my family, love and ... coffee! Ha! Truth! I used the following Lawn Fawn sets on this card:  science of love (stamps/dies), a bug deal (stamps/dies), holiday party animal (stamps), and a birdie told me. To put the reveal wheel images into the thought bubble, I used the reveal wheel arch die on the thought bubble (pretty much creating my own "border" for the arch window).

I added details to my images with black and white gel pens, as well as dots of gold watercolor paint on the chrysalis. I used foam tape and Lawn Fawn card stock to put the card together.  

Here are two other reveal wheel cards I've made recently (my first and second attempts at reveal wheel cards, respectively!):

I used Lawn Fawn's a bug deal and fairy friends stamp sets with the reveal wheel circle add-on dies and grassy border die to create this card, which circles through the monarch butterfly life cycle!

I used Lawn Fawn's a bug deal (stamps/dies), fairy friends (stamps/dies) and Say What? Pets (stamps/dies) stamp sets with the reveal wheel speech bubble add-on die, the Honey Bee salvaged brick background stencil and fired brick distress oxide ink to create this card, which cycles through some cat-themed and hello sentiments.

The moral of this story ... interactive cards are fun (and every family member will receive one for his/her next birthday because I'm excited to play and personalize cards, ha!). Happy weekend, crafty friends!


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