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Cow’s It Going?

July 18, 2021

Hello friends and welcome back. I have a friend that is feeling a little down in the dumps so I though a lite hearted card might cheer her up. I made this card using Joset’s farm collection which is just adorable.

I cut two barns and joined them together at the top. The cut marks will be on the bottom section so I simply put some clear tape over them, once I add all the other elements to this panel they will not show.

Cut all the pieces that go on the front of the barn, gave them some dirty edges and attach to barn. On the finished card you will notice that some farm items and some hay were added.

Create three cows – I made mine three different colors just for fun because there are no two cows exactly the same.

Add cows and hay to the inside along with a greeting. Using the Life Is Better On The Farm stamp set, stamp Cow’s it going on black cardstock, emboss it in white and added to the card.

Thanks for joining me today and have a crafty week,

Sandy

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Little Chocolate Cow

June 29, 2021

When you love chocolate, you need to make the very famous cow! This time I made the cow with felted wool, love the texture of this! At first I cut out all the pieces from the felt in different colors like white, purple and light pink. I didn’t have the color brown that I wanted to use for the feet so I decided to use Ground Expresso Distress Ink to color the white felt brown. On the back site I used double sided adhesive. Then it’s super easy to assemble your cow.

For the background I used Lindy’s Magicals. This is a powder with a lot of pigments. I used the colors Prima Donna Purple and Cattail Copper Brown. When you spray with water you have a lot of colors! Of course I wanted to have purple on the background, because that’s the color of the cow. I also added a little bit of brown to match with the chocolate.

For a simple effect on the background I used a mask from the stencil pack S041 together with expanding mouse (worn linnen). When you heat the expanding mouse it gives a really great effect!

Then I made a chocolate bar. First I cut a piece of White Soft Finisch Cardstock 9 x 6 cm. for the bar and colored this piece with Vintage Photo Distress Ink. I added 6 little squares measuring 2.1 x 2.1 cm that I colored with the same ink. It is so easy to make a paper chocolate bar. Wish it was that easy to make a real one 😉

And of course I had to use some Silk Microfine Glitter on this card! This time I used the stain die from the 1848 Puzzle page. It looks like spots on a cow. I first cut the stain pieces from white cardstock with clear double sided adhesive on top. I then remove the top sheet of the adhesive and colored the exposed adhesive with 661 Violet Silk Microfine Glitter. I then added the spots on the background piece of the card.

For the bottom of the chocolate bar I used a piece of paper in purple with white dots. This paper I used later on the background of the hole card. I also cut a banner (fitted fishtails 1694) from White Soft Finish Cardstock and stamped the sentiment “Cow’s it going?” from the farm collection (life it better on the farm CS221). This time I used embossing powder for the stamps. The background color is also distress ink Vintage Photo.

Hope you like it and see you all soon!!

Alice

Other used product:

  • distress ink Vintage Phote, Ground Expresso
  • felted wool pink, purple, white
  • silk microfine glitter 661 violet
  • lindy’s magical Prima Donna Purple, Cattail Copper Brown
  • Nuvo Expanding mouse
  • Moda Scrap paper Thinking about Rio the Janeiro
  • Embossing powder Opaque bright white

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It’s Your Birthday Mini Slimline Card

June 7, 2021

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. I can’t get enough of the Farm Release and wanted a pink tractor. Topped it off with a dressed up cow and you have a very girly birthday card. Below is the steps to create your own card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft finish Cardstock 7” x 6”, score at 3 1/2” x 6” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (Mini Slimline)

Step 2 – Diecut Adventure Edges (Clouds) using a scrap piece of cardstock to create a stencil. Place on the card front and apply ink to the edges. Move it down and repeat until to filled the entire card front.

Step 3 – Diecut Adventure Edges (grass) using Green cardstock. Adhere to card front using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 4 – Diecut Once Upon a Time Accessories (clouds & sun) using White and Yellow cardstock. Adhere to card front using Kid’s Choice Glue and Foam Tape to top layer.

Step 5 – Stamp Life Is Better On The Farm sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black Ink.

Step 6 – Diecut Tractor using Pink, Black and Grey Cardstock. Assemble using Kid’s Choice Glue and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 7 – Diecut Cow (head, ears, one leg) in Black and White Cardstock. Assemble using Kid’s Choice Glue. Diecut Farmer (hat) in Yellow and Green cardstock and Farm Accessories (sunflower) in White and Yellow/Orange Cardstock. Assemble hat and adhere to the cow, adhere to card front using Foam Tape.

This card can used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. Below you will find the link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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Hee Haw! It’s Your Birthday

May 16, 2021

Hello friends, it’s Sandy Diller and I’m here to share an easel card that is packed full of fun and cuteness. This farm collection from Joset is just adorable and making these cute little critters is addictive.

This is fun and easy so let’s get started.

Since this is an easel card and I wanted it to be tall – I began with cardstock that was 12″ X 5″ then scored as shown above. To extend the bottom of the card and add some weight I added a panel that was 5″ X 7″.

I love making these adorable animals and have a few on hand. I used the Sheep, Cow, Donkey, Hen & Rooster and Pig on this card. The Cow and Donkey are sitting down on this card so I used the die shown with the arrow to achieve this look.

Since my animals are all piled up, I made the Barn taller by placing the cutting pad above the arrow as shown with the white line and leaving some extra paper on the bottom. After the barn was complete, it was glued along with the animals on a 5″ X 7″ white panel and then added to the easel card.

The hay panel was placed at the bottom edge of the card and folded just 1/2″ inch at the top to make the front panel stand up. Some altered hay stacks were added to the top edge. I used the Life is Better On The Farm stamp set to stamp the greeting and some extra chickens, you can never have too many chickens.

Enjoy your week and get creative,

Sandy

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Holy Cow in Both Brown and White!

April 30, 2021

Karen here! I’m having so much fun with the Life is Better on the Farm Collection. I’d created a card using the FuN Cow die in shades of tan, brown and blue and thought it would be fun to also do it in bright colors. I used the same card sketch and created a second card but this time in shades of lime, navy, and turquoise.

Holy cow, he’s cute! To create this card, I used a piece of Kraft Cardstock and cut an 8-1/2″x11″ piece in two and folded it in half to get the top fold. I wrapped the 4″x5-1/4″ card front with some lace and ribbon and added a Fitted Rounded Rectangle (stamped with a sentiment from the Life is Better on the Farm Stamps) and a Stitched Rounded Square.

I love putting together the adorable critters by Joset. For the Cow on the first card, I cut the pieces from the same Kraft Cardstock. I usually place them about in the order that they would need to be glued together (using Kids Glue). The pieces on the left here were die cut with some 101mm Double Sided Adhesive to make assembly even easier. I colored some of the pieces with Copic markers as follows: cow spots E25, cow nose E41, cow bell Y26, collar B93, udder R20, eyes and hooves E44. I also colored just a smidge of R20 on the undersides of the ears.

For the other cow, I die cut him with the 90 lb White Soft Finish Cardstock. I also used Copics to color some of the pieces except in this case, I used black cardstock for the eyes and spots. The nose was colored with Copic C1, cow bell Y26 and collar YG13.

Thank you for stopping by today!

Craftily yours, Karen

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Patterned Cardstock, lace, ribbon, black and kraft cardstock, Copic markers, black ink.

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