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Hope Your Day is Filled with Adventure!

Hi everyone, Ashley here and I am so excited to be back on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog this month! Today, I'm sharing a fun, magical card featuring some of Lawn Fawn's newest stamps. This card is also inspired by the colour board for the current Lawn Fawnatics challenge. The colour board is filled with deep purples and blues, as well as bright yellow and orange. It was fun to combine these colours in a way I wouldn't have thought of before!

To start, I blended the background using Distress Oxide inks in the following colours, in order from interior to exterior of the circular blend:
I made a simple mask using a piece of scrap paper and a circle die. I blended Squeezed Lemonade into the centre circle. I then covered over that circle with the circle part of the mask, and blended outwards in a circular motion using the above listed colours. I made sure to blend back and forth between the colours to get a nice blend.

Keeping the circle mask over the yellow circle, I applied white pigment ink (Lawn Fawn Yeti ink) through the new Lawn Fawn Starry Sky stencil over the whole background. I also splattered the background with gold paint.

Setting that aside to dry, I stamped out the adorable images from the new Lawn Fawn stamp set Little Dragon. I used My Favorite Things Extreme Black Ink and stamped onto Neenah Solar White paper. I coloured in the images with Copic markers, and fussy-cut them using my scissors.

To finish off the card, I cut three cloud panels out of white glitter cardstock using the Lawn Fawn Puffy Cloud Border dies. I adhered the inked panel onto a white card base, and placed the cloud layers on top using foam, so that each cloud layer is slightly elevated from the last.

I stamped out the first part of the sentiment with Versamark Ink onto small strips of yellow cardstock and heat embossed them with gold embossing powder. For the word "adventure," I stamped out the word using individual letters one at a time from Lawn Fawn's Claire's ABCs stamp set onto a small piece of vellum (you could use any letter stamp set here). I stamped a banner image from the Lawn Fawn Bannertastic stamp set around the word, and then heat embossed the whole thing with gold embossing powder. I stuck the banner down onto the cloud layer using double-sided tape.

I adhered the rest of the images using foam squares, and added a scattering of gems around the card for a final embellishment. 

Thanks so much for stopping by my post! To see more of my cards, check out my Instagram account at Ashley Young Paper. The Butterfly Reflections, Ink Instagram account also has great inspiration from loads of other talented designers. And finally, you can re-create this card using supplies purchased at the amazing Butterfly Reflections, Ink shop. I hope everyone has a wonderful day!


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