Monday, August 7, 2017

Jawesome DIY Aquarium Card Ft. Lawn Fawn's Duh-Nuh Stamp Set


Duh-Nuh, Duh-Nuh... Duh-Nuh, Duh-Nuh.
Don't worry these sharks are harmless and super cute!

Today I have a really fun DIY kinda card to share with you all. I wanted to create an aquarium for my little under water scene featuring Lawn Fawn's Duh-Nuh Stamp Set. This was not the first time I had made and paper aquarium. Check out one of my favorite 3D paper projects and where I got some inspiration for this card → HERE.


I used distress oxide inks to blend out and create the background water. The images were colored using Zig Clean Color Brushes, once they were colored I then used the SnC2 to cut them out. For a complete supply list check out the links below this blog post.

The picture below shows you a better look at how the card was actually built.


I used the Year Seven Stamp set to customize my sentiment on the back.


As you can see this card will fold flat but not easily. The acetate I used was very thick so it tends to pop back into place. To give it to the recipient you could either use some twine to squeeze the card together, or simply just use a larger envelope or box and just let the card pop open. I wouldn't recommend you put a card like this through the mail as it probably will get damaged.  Using a thinner acetate may give you different results.


For those that want to watch exactly how this card came together and for measurements details, check out the process video below.

Click → HERE to watch in HD!

Hope this has inspired you to create your own DIY Aquarium Card for any underwater scene you may want to make. Why not give someone a mini aquarium without the maintenance of a real one and even better, these fish will never die!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)
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Lawn Fawn DUH-NUH
Lawn Fawn DUH-NUH
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Lawn Fawn MERMAID FOR YOU
Lawn Fawn MERMAID FOR YOU
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Lawn Fawn YEAR SEVEN Clear Stamps LF1338
Lawn Fawn YEAR SEVEN Clear Stamps LF1338
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Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
Dealglad Teflon High Temperature Resistant Non-stick Mat
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool 1"
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Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Set Of 12 Summer 2017
Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Set Of 12 Summer 2017
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Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12 Ranger
Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12 Ranger
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Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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Hero Arts Water MIST SPRAY BOTTLE Mister
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Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp 2.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
Simon Says Stamp 2.5 Inch ACRYLIC BLOCK
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
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Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
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Ranger Embossing Powder, .60 oz, White
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HEAT RESISTANT ACETATE 5 Sheets
HEAT RESISTANT ACETATE 5 Sheets
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Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
Recollections Black Heavyweight Cardstock 110bs
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Sharpie Sharpie Grip Pens, Fine Point, 3-Pack
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Studio Katia CRYSTAL CLEAR Fusion Sequins SK2820
Studio Katia CRYSTAL CLEAR Fusion Sequins SK2820
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Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
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Hero Arts UNICORN White Pigment Ink Pad
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Happy 3rd Birthday to my Niece from Kobi the Birthday Bear


Hello my friends!

August is a crazy Birthday month for me, so this Kobi the Birthday Bear Stamp Set from Studio Katia will be getting a lot of use! This card actually took no time to put together once I figured out what I wanted to do.

How cute is this little guy? Just look at that sweet smile 😊 

Happy 3rd Birthday to my Niece from Kobi the Birthday Bear by Ilda

 The first thing I did was stamp out the background presents as I wanted them to be behind the bear. On another bristol piece of paper, I stamped out the rest of the images I wanted to use (which was pretty much all of them 😉). Next, I colored them all in with my Zig Clean Color Brushes and then cut them out using my SnC2.

To create the front panel, I cut out the background presents and the card panel using the Darling Ribbon and Dotted Frame Dies. Now that everything was cut out I played with the placement of the images, once I was happy with the layout I used foam tape on some pieces to adhere them down and to add some dimension. Finally, I added some glossy accents to the balloons and to a few other areas on the card.

Here is how I finished the inside of the card.


Hope this Kobi the Birthday Bear card has inspired you today. I know I will be playing again with Kobi really soon and Happy 3rd Birthday to my sweet little niece Viktoria!

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting  :)
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Studio Katia KOBI THE BIRTHDAY BEAR Stamps
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Studio Katia DARLING RIBBON AND DOTTED FRAMES Dies
Studio Katia DARLING RIBBON AND DOTTED FRAMES Dies
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Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12
Strathmore 20 Sheet Smooth Bristol Pad, 9 by 12"
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Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
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Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
Misti Stamp Tool Original Size
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Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
Hampton Art Stamp Perfect tool - Discontinued
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Neodymium Block Magnet
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Tim Holtz Detailer Water Brush
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Kuretake Zig CLEAN COLOR 60+ 80 SET Real Brush
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Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
Brother Scan n Cut Cutting Machine
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3M Micropore Paper Tape
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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Fiskars Crafts Duck Edition Scissors, 8-Inch
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Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
Scotch Quick-Drying Tacky Glue 4Oz
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3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER
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Ranger Inkssentials Glossy Accents, 2-Ounce
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Recollections Cardstock 110lb BALLERINA
Recollections Cardstock 110lb BALLERINA
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Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
Elmers X-Acto 12” Base Guillotine
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Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board 12x12
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