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It's Fair Time!

It's fair time!  Kinda, sorta, but not-really. . .  Thanks Covid-19, you really put a damper on one of the most fun summer traditions for this small-town country girl!  Hello friends, this is Crystal here with you today and I'm so happy to be back joining this amazing all-star team of designer's to help inspire YOU to create!  Today I will be sharing a slimline card featuring the Peek-A-Boo Fair stamp set by Avery Elle and it's coordinating dies.

 Card details: 

This slimline card measures 8 1/2" x 3 1/2".  Slimline cards are designed to fit inside a regular #10 business sized envelope and require no additional postage.  The base of this card is made from white cardstock.  I cut a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock measuring 8 1/4"  x 3 1/4" to create my background on.  Using the Picket Fence Studios Blender Brushes I applied Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide ink to the top third of the card, Dried Marigold Distress Oxide ink to the middle portion of the card and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink to the bottom third of the card.  I then used the Cascading Stars stamp set by Sunny Studios in the same coordinating inks on top of the blended colors.  

 On a piece of raspberry cardstock, I stamped the ferris wheel from the Peek-A-Boo Fair stamp set by Avery Elle in Versamark ink.  I heat embossed the ink with white embossing powder.  I used the coordinating Peek-A-Boo Fair Ellements to die cut the ferris wheel.  I adhered the ferris wheel to the bottom of my card using a Tombow dot runner.  I stamped the little critters and their paws (separately) from the Avery Elle Peek-A-Boo Jungle stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a piece of white cardstock and colored them using Copic markers.  I die cut the critters and paws using the coordinating Peek-A-Boo Jungle Ellements (dies).  I adhered the animals to the ferris wheel using foam adhesive for added dimension.  I stamped the sentiment in Versamark ink on a sheet of raspberry cardstock and heat embossed it with white embossing powder.  I die cut the sentiment banner and adhered it to the top of the card using foam adhesive.   Lastly, I added a coat of clear Wink of Stella to the animals for added sparkle.

I hope you have enjoyed today's card.  Thank you for visiting and have a wonderfully creative day!

XO, Crystal 


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