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Let's go nuts! It's your birthday!

Hi everyone, Peggy here with some birthday card inspiration. This time featuring the Let's go nuts stamp set from Lawn Fawn's fall release 2020. This is such a fun set and as always with Lawn Fawn you can combine it with other sets to get more use out of your stash. That is what I love most about Lawn Fawn. Let me show you how I made this card!

I think this turned out to be such a cute design and you could easily replace the squirrel with any other critter you have and switch up patterned papers and colors of twine. Also, I think this is a design that can be used for birthday cards for boys and men as well. I see others struggle with 'male birthday cards', whereas I never do. I just don't see why they wouldn't love a fun card like this!?

I stamped the yay squirrel from the set and some of the acorns in Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink and colored with my copic markers. I cut patterned paper to fit my card base from the Knock on Wood Petite paper pad also from Lawn Fawn. I made a series of these cards, using a couple of different patterns from the paper pad. You can see two of them in the picture below.

I used the second to largest Outside in Stitched Rectangle to cut a couple of white cardstock panels. Some panels I made into the sky pieces using Distress Oxide Tumbled Glass, a blending brush and the Cloudy stencil. Other panels I made into grassy hillside pieces by cutting them with the Simple Grassy Hillside dies. I used blending tools with Distress Ink Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn and splattered with some water and Mowed Lawn. 

The confetti was done with a tiny peg stamp I have and some different distress ink colors, but you could easily substitute with dots of copic markers. I adhered my scene, popped up the panel from the patterned paper with some foam tape and added some contrasting color twine for interest.


To finish the card I embossed the sentiment with Versamark Ink and Wow White embossing powder on some Black Licorice cardstock.

I hope you are doing well and that you are inspired by my card!

Long distance hugs!

Peggy


(Come say hi on Instagram @peggyemmerink)

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