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Over the weekend I had the fabulous opportunity to meet up with some crafty friends! I had an awesome time, but while I was away my youngest son was on rugby camp and got terribly home sick. My husband spent a day driving to pick him up and bring him home again so everything was OK. However, I felt terrible that I was so far away and unable to help. To keep my mind occupied while thinking about my little one I made him a cute dino card! He loves anything cute and his favourite colour is blue, so a cute blue dinosaur it had to be and Lawn Fawn’s Critters From the Past were just perfect :)

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I coloured the critters and tree with Copics and then added some Zig Wink of Stella glitter pen to really ramp up the cute factor. It’s such a shame that the shimmer from this pen is so difficult to capture in a photograph. For the background I blended Tumbled Glass Distress Ink onto a card panel and then spritzed and splattered with a solution of Perfect Pearls to add variation and more shimmer :) The grass is some of the new Let’s Polka patterned paper from Lawn Fawn and was cut into a little hill with the A2 Card Curved Edge die from Simon Says Stamp.

I was able to FaceTime my family when they got home and I’m delighted to say this card bought a big smile to one very tired and glad to be home, little boy!

In other news, have you seen that Simon Says Stamp are holding an event called Create 2014! Here’s a little info:

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Create 2014 is a two-day class and shopping event on May 30, 2014 and May 31, 2014!  Simon Says CREATE alongside your friends in six fun-filled and inspiration packed classes taught by top designers in the industry.  From card making to art journaling, collage, mixed media and everything in between, there is something for everyone!

Tickets go on sale here on Friday 11th at 12 noon EST and are expected to sell really quickly so mark your calendars!

Yet more news is that the next Online Card Class has been announced – Watercolor for Cardmakers  which starts on May 5th :)

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Supplies: Stamps – Lawn Fawn critters from the past; Dies – Lawn Fawn Critters from the past, Simon Says Stamp A2 card curved edge; Card – Neenah solar white; Paper – Lawn Fawn let’s polka 6×6; Ink – Simon Says Stamp black, Distress Ink tumbled glass, Memento tuxedo black; Copics; Twine – Lawn Fawn cloudy; Zig Wink of Stella glitter pen; Perfect Pearls


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