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Little dinosaur jar with Peter

Good day everyone! It's Peter here. I've made another inspiration card for you all! I've been a fan of the Lawn Fawn jar from the How You Bean? set for a long time now! At one point, I kept using it on every card I made, haha.
Since it has been a while that I made a card with it, I thought it would be fun using it again!

Normally I don't mix images from different brands. It's a personal choice, it bothers me that things like line thickness don't match. But I still went for it with this card! I really wanted to put one of the tiny dinosaurs from the Little Dino Agenda set from Mama Elephant inside of the jar and surround the jar with some jungle goodness. But I don't have anything suitable from Mama Elephant for that, so since the jar is already from Lawn Fawn I figured I should just go for some Lawn Fawn.

Since everything inside the jar is from Mama Elephant and everything on the outside is from Lawn Fawn, I think it works really well!
Next to the tiny dinosaur, I used the palm trees from the Me and My Dinosaur set to accompany the dinosaur in the jar.

For the outside, I used the big palm trees from Critters From The Past and the two smallest sized leaves are also from that set.
Out of Critters In The Jungle I used the other leaves and bush. The smaller palm tree is from Life Is Good.

After I colored everything it was time to die cut it all. I die cut the jar with the matching die. To cut out the inside, I used the How You Bean? Shaker Add-on. By doing it this way, you won't have the thick outside border, which you don't need since it's not a shaker. I think it suits the card better this way.

I glued some acetate to the back that I cut with the normal matching die so it will fit perfectly. It gives the illusion it really is a see through jar.

The background is made out of kraft paper that I cut with the largest die from the Large Stitched Rectangle Stackables. The cloudy background is cut with one die smaller, out of watercolor paper.
I used the stamps I used for all the jungle decorations to stamp on the kraft paper with Distress Oxide Ground Espresso.

The cloudy background is made with the Cloudy Stencil from Lawn Fawn. I used Distress Oxide Seedless Preserves, Picked Raspberry, Worn Lipstick and Tattered Rose. I switched colors every 'main row' and between those rows I mixed the oxides on my stencil to make a row in between.

To finish it off, I blended some Seedless Preserves all around the edge. I also splattered the background with some bright pink and white paint. I also used some drops of water to distress it a little.
After that I used my Misti to stamp on the sentiment 'You're rawrsome!' that I got out of the RAWRSOME set with Seedless Preserves as well.

For the assembly of the card, I first glued everything to the the jar. I also glued a leaf and bush to the back of the cloudy background. Then I used some thin foam tape to adhere the cloudy background to the kraft paper background that I already glued down on a card base. I also used thin foam tape to glue the whole jar piece to the card. And with that, the card is done!

I never forgot that I love the Lawn Fawn jar, but this card made me rediscover it for sure so I will be having a lot of fun again with the jar.

I hope you have a great rest of the week filled with a lot of crafty time.

Peter

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  1. This is just too cute! Such a fun card. I really love those mama elephant stamp sets. Thanx for the inspiration

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    1. Thank you so much! Glad you're inspired to get crafty :)

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