Nov 10, 2017

Happy Home

Hello and welcome to my Happy Home!  Alicia here, I had such a blast creating this little scene.  I love working with all of the Karen Burniston dies, they compliment each other so well.  Here I have used the latest House & Fence Pop Up with the tree and leaves from Tree Pop Up.  I also used the Happy from Word Set 3 Holiday. I used Frantic Stamper Stitched Waves as the clouds across the top.


I followed my own advice and created the mechanisms of this card in basic white card stock first.  I find it so helpful to learn the folds and make any mistakes on plain card stock before I use my good stuff.  I did begin with white card stock.  I inked one side with blue ink to create the sky background.  I layered my clouds across the top.  I used green card stock for my floating platform to make a nice green yard.  I cut and embossed the house highlighting the embossing with some chalking inks to make the stone and siding pop.


Here's a closer view of the house.  So many little details really make for an exquisite card.  I am sending this out to my sister who recently moved.  I tried to use the colors of the home she purchased.  I was just winging the sold sign.  I used some of the left over flocked leaves from my last project to sprinkle in the tree and a few on the ground.  I used a little more of the flocking on the wreath on the door.  I also used a chipboard die cut behind the tree since the wood grain paper I used was paper, not card stock, my tree needed some extra sturdiness.  Finally I inked just a little yellow in the windows to simulate glowing lights.



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Karen Burniston - Dies - House & Fence Pop-Up
Karen Burniston House & Fence Pop Up
Karen Burniston - Dies - Word Set 3 - Holiday
Karen Burniston Word Set 3 Holiday
Karen Burniston - Dies - Tree Pop-Up
Karen Burniston Tree Pop Up
Frantic Stamper - Dies - Stitched Waves
Frantic Stamper Stitched Waves


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7 comments:

  1. OMG this is so cute Alicia! Awesome inspiration ... thanks!

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  2. Stunning and so creative. She is going to flip!

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  3. Super sweet! Love the dies and design and that fantastic plaid paper! WOW!

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  4. Love, love your tree and the whole card is just awesome.

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  5. amazing details... super cute card

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