Sleep countdown

Hi !

The project I’m showing today is a sleep countdown for a little girl who needed something to help her wait for a very big event. So her mummy asked me to make a sleep countdown.

Here is what I came up with:

Shimmer and Shine - Sleep countdown with Lawn Fawn critters

There is a little tab to open every night, to discover what’s hidding inside.

Shimmer and Shine - Sleep countdown with Lawn Fawn critters

Of course I had to use some Lawn Fawn critters because they’re just perfect for this kind of project :). A magnet holds the tab.

Shimmer and Shine - Sleep countdown with Lawn Fawn critters

Here is the scene when it’s all open: a bright and cheery world 🙂

Shimmer and Shine - Sleep countdown with Lawn Fawn critters

A close-up…

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Lawn Fawn Critters in the forest, LF Hello Baby
  • Dies: LF Spring Showers, LF Puffy Cloud Borders, LF Grassy Borders, My Favorite Things Stitched Rainbow, Infocrea Tree
  • Inks: Tim Holtz Seedless Preserves
  • Promarkers
  • Zig Wink of Stella

thanks for visiting!

xx

Circus birthday

Hello!

Long time no see… I miss it!

Here’s a card I made for my daughter, who has been invited to a birthday last week, and the theme was “the circus”. So, of course I had to make a matching card 🙂

Shimmer and Shine - Circus Birthday

I used the colours (red stripes, blue and yellow stars) on the invite to create my card. I thought the cute lion with his little hat would be perfect for a little boy !

Shimmer and Shine - Circus Birthday

This is my daughter’s writing… she’s learning and she’s eager to write on her own 🙂 I’m so proud of her!

Supplies:

  • stamps : Lawn Fawn Critters on the Savanna, LF So much to say, LF Birthday Tags, LF Starry Backdrops, My Favorite Things Striped BG
  • Inks : SU! Real Red, SU! Tempting Turquoise
  • Papers : SU! Crushed Curry
  • Promarkers

Thanks for visiting!

xx

 

Birthday Dragon Bendi Card

Hello!

Today I want to show you something different. I made this bendi card to order for a little boy who’ll turn 8 in a few days. His mum asked for a dragon and the card had to be in green and blue tones.

Shimmer and Shine - Dragon Birthday Bendi Card

On the inside is written “I wish you a magical birthday!”.

Shimmer and Shine - Dragon Birthday Bendi Card

The card folds flat so you can put it in an envelope.

Shimmer and Shine - Dragon Birthday Bendi Card

Supplies:

  • Stamp sets : Lawn Fawn Critters ever After, Critters in the woods
  • Inks : Memento tuxedo black, Stampin’up! Old Olive
  • Markers: Promarkers
  • Dies : Lawn Fawn grassy border die, Memory Box Starry night background

Thanks for visiting!

xx

Delphine

Nursery gifts

Hello!

Sorry I’ve been a long time without posting but we are currently packing in order to move back to France in two weeks… Lots and lots to do before leaving, and sadly crafting is not a priority! But I managed to make little presents for the staff at Daphnée’s nursery. They have been really really great, and I wanted to thank them for making nursery enjoyable for Daphnée.

I wanted something bright and cheerful, and because it is holiday time, I thought I would use a little clearlit die I got from my friend Tracy (Stampin’Up Demonstrator). This little whale is so cute!

Shimmer and Shine - treat bags - a whale of a time

 

The treat bags where created after these treat boxes from Tracy, but I added a flap on top. The background is created by stamping the fishes and shell in Versamark ink. the ribbon is originally white but I coloured it with Promarkers to fit the colour scheme.

Shimmer and Shine - treat bags - a whale of a time!

I used a few Lawn Fawn stamp sets for the sentiment and names, and dies to create the tags and speech bubbles. The white stripes on the tag are made with a new Stampin’Up stencil, I applied Moonlight White Archival pigment ink from Tsukineko with a sponge dauber. It’s a very creamy white and it covers very well the yellow. The cute little whale is die-cut from a paper that was stamped with Versamark too (did I mention that I love this watermark effect? 😉 )

Shimmer and Shine - treat bags - a whale of a time!

 

Of course I had to make matching bags to carry these little cuties. Daphnée first went to the Ladybird group when she was a baby and then moved last year to the Bumblebees. I made two bags, one for each group :

Shimmer and Shine - treat bags - a whale of a time!

 

Pretty much the same techniques explained above were used to decorate the bags. 4 treat bags fit perfectly in each bag:

Shimmer and Shine - treat bags - a whale of a time!

 

Last but not least, I filled the treat bags with chocolates… 🙂

Shimmer and Shine - treat bags - a whale of a time!

I hope the ladies at the nursery liked it… I must say I enjoyed a lot sneaking in my craft room after hours of sorting and packing 😉

Supplies :

  • Stamps : Lawn Fawn Critters in the sea, Jessie’s ABC, Winter gifts
  • Inks : Memento Tuxedo Black, Tsukineko Brilliance Moonlight White, Versamark Ink, Stampin’Up Daffodil Delight
  • Dies : Stampin’up – Oh, Whale!, Lawn Fawn Tag You’re It, Lawn Fawn A little birdie told me, Spellbinders Nestabilities Standard circles, Spellbinders Nestabilities Lacey circles
  • Punch : Craft hole hand punch 5mm (1/4 inch)
  • Cardstock from my stash,
  • Stencil : Stampin’Up Dots and Stripes Decorative Masks
  • Ribbon and pearls from my stash
  • Accent : Uniball Signo black and green pens
  • Gift bags from Hobbycraft
  • Promarkers :
  1. Ribbon : Summer Sun
  2. Heart on the name tag : Berry, Crimson

Thanks for stopping by!

Have a lovely day 🙂

You are our anchor!

Hello 🙂

Today I want to share the present my daughters and I offered to their daddy for Father’s day. As they are 2,5 year old and 8 month old, I helped them a little 😉 but they proudly “drew” inside the card! ^^

My husband is in the Navy, and I’ve had an idea in mind for quite a long time since I saw the Float my Boat stampset from Lawn Fawn. First I wanted to decorate chipboard letters (D A D) and take a picture of my daughters holding them but if you’ve ever tried to take pictures of toddlers and babies together, you know how impossible difficult it is to get them to look at the camera at the same time (I don’t even talk about smiling while looking at the camera!), and I was concerned Roxanne would have a little chew on them 😉

So I changed my mind and stuck the letters in a frame, and my daughters gave it to their daddy. Of course, I had to make a card for the girls to “sign”!

Here is our present to my wonderful husband. The sentiment is just perfect for him, although I wrote “our” instead of “my” to adapt it to our family 🙂

 

Shimmer and Shine - Father's day You are our anchor

 

Here is a closer look to the card:

Shimmer and Shine - Father's day You are our anchor

 

I’d like to enter the challenge “Nautical” from The Card Concept, for the “Clean and Layered” style. I hope the background can be considered as “white space” even though it has stripes…

The Card Concept 12

 

Edit june 26th : My frame gift has been chosen for Lawn Fawn’s Pin of the day! I’m truly delighted 🙂 🙂 🙂

You can have a look on Pinterest here.

Supplies :

  • Stamps : Lawn Fawn Float my Boat
  • Background : Papermania Capsule
  • Dies : Lawn Fawn Stitched Scalloped Borders (waves), Fantasia Infocréa cloud
  • Inks : Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin’Up Real Red, Stampin’Up Bashful Blue (shade on the clouds)
  • Cardstock : from my stash
  • Accent : Red Baker’s twine from my stash, Signo Uniball Red
  • Promarkers : Poppy, Berry, Crimson

 

Wish you a lovely day !

Thanks for stopping by,

Watercolor : a first try

Hello everyone !

A few days ago, I decided to treat myself to a watercolor online class, and I must say this is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made 🙂 This is so interesting, lots of techniques, tips and tricks, and the ladies (and men 😉 ) who made the videos are really really talented… True artists !

Well, I’m just a beginner, but I thought I would share my progress.

Here is a card I made after viewing the very first video, watercoloring a background and applying a stencil to create some interesting designs. I used some watercolor paint and was quite happy with how it turned out, unfortunately, the painter’s tape I used all around my watercolor paper ripped off a little bit of paper. It was not possible to use it as is. Then I had the idea to die cut a shape from this former background, and I went to look for a heart. But instead of a heart, my eye caught some leaves dies I absolutely adore, from Lawn Fawn. I thought it was more original and this is what I came up with :

Shimmer and Shine - Watercolor + Stencil Leaves

 

Supplies :

  • Sentiment : Papertrey ink – Global greetings french
  • Dies : Lawn Fawn Stitched Leaves
  • Watercolor paper, velum and cardstock : from my stash
  • Shimmery touch on velum leaves : ZIG Wink of Stella Clear Brush
  • Daler & Rowney Watercolour paints
  • Clear Sequins from The Craft Factory

Wish you a lovely day !

Thanks for stopping by,

Under the sea…

Hello everyone!

I hope all is fine for you…

I made today’s card because as I wrote before, I absolutely love all Lawn Fawn stamp sets, and I had my mum on the phone in the morning, and she told me she had bought a very nice turtle nightlight  for my daughters, which projects shimmery lights on the ceiling…

I jumped on the occasion to make her a thank you card with the Lawn Fawn Critters in the sea ! I love these window cards, it’s so easy to create a landscape !

Shimmer and Shine - Under the Sea

 

Edit from 27th of June : I manage to have the card back to take a better picture in daylight…

 

Shimmer and Shine - Under the Sea

 

Supplies :

  • Stamps : Lawn Fawn Critters at the sea
  • Dies : Memory Box Twiggy Tree, all the rest, even the “sand”, is handcut!
  • Inks : Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin’Up Bermuda Bay, Stampin’Up Daffodil Delight, Stampin’up Pumpkin Pie
  • Accent : Inkssentials Glossy Accent (on the turtle and on the hermit crab’s shell)
  • Cardstock : from my stash
  • Promarkers : (to come)

 

Wish you a lovely day !

Thanks for stopping by,