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I'd Be Lost Without You Anniversary Card

Hey friends! Britney here with a card featuring several Lawn Fawn products (Car CrittersHappy Village, Oliver’s Stitched ABCs, Happy, Happy, Happy, and Foursquare Backdrop: Portrait). My husband and I just celebrated our ninth wedding anniversary at the end of July and I thought this card was very fitting to celebrate.

If you’ve ever read any of my previous blog posts before, you know I like to start with my background first. I started by cutting four panels using the Foursquare Backdrop: Portrait out of Chili Pepper card stock. I cut out the center cross lines from each and glued them all together using liquid adhesive. On a plain white panel of Neenah Classic Crest Solar White card stock, I masked off a line to ink up my sky. I used Lawn Fawn Fish Tank and Blue Jay inks. Once that was done, I spritzed some of the Avery Elle Clear Shimmer Spray to the background. I used Lawn Fawn Manatee and Soot inks to ink up my road and Cilantro and Freshly Cut Grass inks for the grass. 

I stamped my images from Car Critters and Happy Village with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink, colored my images with Copic Markers, and cut them out using the coordinating dies. To add the effect of glass in the car, I put a piece of acetate behind the car and in front of the bears riding in the car. I also used some Glossy Accents on the headlights. I finished off my images by adding some highlights with a white gel pen. I stamped the birds in the background using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. I glued all of my images directly to the card base. I white heat embossed the sentiment from Car Critters. For the “Lost” portion of the sentiment, I die cut each letter four times using Oliver’s Stitched ABCs for some nice depth and dimension. 

For the inside of my card, I stamped images from Car Critters and the sentiment from Happy, Happy, Happy using Lawn Fawn Chili Pepper ink to match the card stock on the front of my card. I hope you enjoyed this card as much as I enjoyed making it. Have a wonderful day!

 

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