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XOXO I like you (a lotl)

Hi everyone! Peggy here! Today I'm sharing a card with the incredibly sweet axolotl from the latest Lawn Fawn release. And he brought a friend <3

This set is called I like you (a lotl) and 'Axo Axo I like you a lotl' immediately popped into my head. Let me show you what products I used to create this card!

I started by stamping out the cute images in this mini set a couple of times with Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink and colored them with my copic markers (YR, R for the axolotls and BG for the plants). I used the coördinating dies to cut out the images. I used Lawn Fawn Finley' s ABCs to cut out the XOXO and I distressed the letters with Distress Oxide Tattered Rose and Worn Lipstick to match the critters. I put some glitter on the letters with Nuvo Glitter Drops Orange Soda.

Next, I created my background by using the Cloudy Stencil upside down (I don't own the Ocean Wave Stencils yet) to stretch my supplies. I used Distress Oxide Pine Needles, Mermaid Lagoon and Tumbled Glass to do this. At the bottom I added a tiny bit of Black Soot. I splattered my panel with some white acrylic paint and some orange shimmer paint. I stamped the plants from Lawn Fawn Mermaid for you also in Distress Oxide Pine Needles (the oxides work very decent for stamping!).

I lined everything up in my stamping tool to determine where to emboss bubbles and text with Wow Opaque Bright White. I used Versamark Ink and applied some powder with my Embossing buddy to avoid the embossing powder sticking where I didn' t want it to. Lastly, I adhered the images and letters and finished off the card with some Nuvo Crystal Dimensional Glaze.

I hope you have enjoyed this valentines inspiration and look forward to seeing your creations with these super cute creatures!

Long distance hugs!


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