Monday, May 19, 2014

Lawnscaping #82 - Distress Mania

 Hello! I hope that everyone had a good weekend! Our community had yard sales this weekend, so my husband and I walked around and found a few good deals! We got some new shoes, baby clothes, and our favorite, a new vacuum! We're excited about that one! :)

Anyways, it is time again for a new Lawnscaping Challenge - Distress Mania!

 You can use distress markers or inks, distress the edges of paper, or just do anything that will give your project a distressed look! For my card, I decided to use some inks to make a distressed ocean scene!

I used the "Stitched Scalloped Border" dies to create a mask that I used to create the ocean waves! I masked the bottom wave first and used my darkest shade of blue, then I did the same with the other two waves but using lighter shades of blue. I cut out the whale and fishes from the "Critters in the Sea" and gave the dad a hat from the "Hats Off to You" stamp set. The sentiments are from "Milo's ABCs" stamp set and "Cole's ABCs" dies.

Don't forget to play along because the winner will receive a stamp set of their choice from Lawn Fawn (and they're coming out with some super cute sets on May 22nd!!)

Well, thanks for stopping by! Have a great week! :)


  1. aww!!! LOOOOOVE this!! ha ha!! the sentiment you made is AWESOME!! and i just LOOOVE that little hat on the whale!! ha ha ha!! so cute!!

  2. Love love it!! The hat on the whale look so cool! Have a nice day.

  3. Could this be any more adorable?!! Seriously?!!! LOVE it, Elise!!!

  4. Super adorable card! I love his hat! What technique/surface did you stamp on to get the look?

    1. The hat is just stamped onto a piece of patterned paper that looks like wood! Then I just colored the ribbon part with a brown marker to make that stand out a little bit, fussy cut, and attached it to the whale! :)

  5. I LOVE your card and the cool whale...and the color choice... THANKS a lot for you LOVELY comment to my blog... best wishes from Switzerland :)

  6. I know I'm late, but I've been so busy grading and correcting tests...
    Your card is absolutely AWESOME!!! So fun and cute and -- perfect!!!

  7. Love, LOVE, love this card! The hat on the whale is too cute! So fun!

  8. Adorbs. I think I need that Milo alphabet set. It's perfect and you've stamped it so well.

  9. So cute! I love the striped whale and glitter letters!


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