Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Love You Lots Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here! I am sharing Love You Lots Card using Raining Hearts by Paper Nest Dolls for my Design Team Inspiration Card.

The Details of My Card

My 28th wedding anniversary is coming up and I thought this cutie would be perfect for my hubby’s card from me!

I had fun colouring her with my Copic markers, especially the red! My hubby knows it’s one of my favourite colours. I even coloured her hair to look like mine when we first met. Don’t you love the falling hearts and her bucket filled with love!

The Smitten paper pulled out the red and pinks of my colouring. It has roses and hearts with keys on it. So, I decided to pull out my key embellishments as a nod to my Hubby having the key to my heart. I threaded it through some Real Red Ruffled ribbon to make it look like it was hanging from the card.

The die cut pink heart border added some popped up dimension to one side. All I added was some resin hearts to tie in the red colour scheme.

A pink stitched die cut heart and wooden heart added the perfect backdrop to my white embossed sentiment tying in my red and pink colour scheme!


Copic Markers:

Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04/R20
Hair: E29/E27/E25/E23/E21
Reds: R29/R27/R25/R22
Yellows: Y38/Y35/Y32/E15
Hearts: R85/R83/R81
Soles of Boots: E27/E25/E23
Ground: E51/E50
Sky: B000/B000/0


Card Recipe for Love You Lots Card:

 Raining Hearts, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics - Stamper's Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Smitten, 6 x 6 Paper Pad, Authentique Paper
Cross Stitched Frame Borders Dies, Memory Box
Give it a Whirl Dies, Stampin’ Up!
Love Notes Framelits Dies, Stampin’ Up!
Sealed with Love Stamp Set, Stampin’ Up!
VersaMark Ink Pad, Stampin’ Up!
White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Stampin’ Up!
Real Red Mini Ruffled Ribbon, Stampin’ Up!
Resin Hearts Embellishments, Stampin’ Up!
Metal Key Embellishment, Michaels Arts & Crafts
Sending Love Embellishments, Wooden Heart, Stampin’ Up!
Clear Wink of Stella, Stampin' Up! (on hearts)
Glossy Accents, Ranger (on boot and bucket)
Real Red and Rococo Rose Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Digital Stamp Size: 4” Tall

Finished card size: 5 ½” x 4 ¼”


Hope you like my Design Team card using
Raining Hearts by Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


Tuesday, August 16, 2022

My Doll Detectives’ Slimline Box Card

My Doll Detectives’ Slimline Box Card

Zoinks! Hello Crafty Friends! It’s Laurie here! I am sharing My Doll Detectives’ Slimline Box Card using Doll Detectives by Paper Nest Dolls for my Design Team Inspiration Card. This bundle comes with 6 digital stamps including 2 boys, 2 girls, a dog, and a van.

The Details of My Card

I had so much fun colouring these cuties with my Copic markers that I made another card with them, but a slimline box card instead! I will add a link to the other card I made at the end of this post.

For my card, I thought a torture scene would be perfect for them using Enchanted Kingdom and Enchanted Forest Slimline Paper by Whimsy Stamps. This paper makes creating scenes so easy because it’s so detailed. Since the paper is so amazing, I decided to use the whole sheet, even though my card would be larger than a usual slimline.

To create my scene, I decided to a box card would be fun allowing for 3 different layers on the front and another one for the back of the card. For each layer, I sponged a stencil to create the cobbled floor and road.

For my sentiments, I thought speech bubbles with their iconic sayings would be such fun! So, I created them in Microsoft Word and used my Brother Scan & Cut to cut them out. For Jinkies and Jeepers, I wanted them to hover above the girls’ heads. Hence, I used a thin strip of window sheet for each and glued them to the layer behind them. I will include a link to a PDF of the sentiments that I created that you could download at the end.

The only embellishment that I added was the cute magnifying glass beside the main sentiment. Tip: use Glossy Accents to glue it to the card. I found it worked the best.


Copic Markers:

Girl 1
Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04/R20
Hair: E57/E37/E08/E15/YR27
Shirt: YR68/YR65/YR61
Skirt: E37/E08/E15
Magnifier: W4/0
Glossy Accents on Glasses and Magnifier

Boy 1
Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04
Hair: E57/E25/E99/YR27/YR24
Shirt: G07/YG09/YG05
Pants: E37/E08/E15
Shoes: W8/W6/W4
Sandwich: E50/E51/YG03/Y17/YR24/R08

Fur: E27/E25/E23
Collar: B18/B26/B24/B12
Tongue/Ears: RV00/R20
Nose/Spots/Eyebrows: W8/W6
Dog Tag: C3/C1

Boy 2
Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04
Hair: YR24/Y35/Y13/Y11/Y00
Sweater: C3/C1/C0/0
Pants: B18/B26/B24/B12
Scarf: YR09/YR16/Y17
Shoes: E50/E53/E55

Girl 2
Skin: E000/E00/E21/E11/E04/R20
Hair: E08/YR18/YR07/YR04/Y17
Scarf: G07/YG09/YG05
Dress/Shoes/Headband: BV04/BV02/BV00
Stripes/Tights: V12/V01/RV00

Green: G07/YG09/YG05
Blue: BG57/BG45/BG53
Wheels: C9/C7/C5
Steel Parts: C5/C4/C3
Flowers: YR09/YR16/Y17


Card Recipe for My Doll Detectives’ Slimline Box Card:

Doll Detectives, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics – Stamper’s Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Enchanted Kingdom Slimline Paper Pack, Whimsy Stamps
Enchanted Forest Slimline Paper Pack, Whimsy Stamps
Window Sheet, Stampin’ Up!
Microsoft Word for sentiments
Brother Scan & Cut
Rocky Road Stencil, Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps
Blending Brush, Stampin’ Up!
Basic Gray Ink Pad, Stampin’ Up!
Glossy Accents, Ranger
Tranquil tide, Basic Black, and Basic Gray Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Finished card size: 8 6/8” x 3 6/8”


To download a PDF of my Doll Detectives’ sentiments, please click here.

Here is the other Doll Detective card that I made. Please click here to find out more about this card.

Hope you like my Design Team Inspiration Card using Doll Detectives by Paper Nest Dolls!

Thank you for stopping by!


Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Happy Birthday Dino Style!

Hi Crafty Friends,
I have a MINI SLIMLINE card for you today featuring Paper Nest Dolls Dino Party Stamp Set.

Make Crafty Friends Q & A:
Q: When is your birthday month?
A: Me? AUGUST! the 25th 

Paper Nest Dolls Dino Party
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