The Rooting For You stamp set was part of Lawn Fawn’s Spring release this year. I guess I’m a bit late writing about it but I didn’t have my blog at that point in time. I only allowed myself to buy one new stamp set out of their spring release and I chose this set because it was absolutely adorable! I loved that they were layering stamps and that you could add cute little expressions to them. The stamp set comes with a carrot, radish, beet, turnip, their associated leaves, facial expressions, watering can, vegetable markers, and 2 sentiments (I’m/we’re rooting for you; Have an upbeet day). I wish there were more pun filled vegetable related sentiments in the set but other than that, I have no qualms.
It’s kind of funny, for the longest time I didn’t realize what the two black circles were at the bottom of the stamp set (It’s not just me, right?). It suddenly came to me one day that they were the rosy cheeks for the vegetables. Love it! The rosy cheeks add such a great extra touch to the facial expressions of the vegetables.
So I decided to make some birthday cards with this set.
The radish birthday card is my favourite out of the three and unfortunately, the photo does not do it justice as there’s fine sparkles on the “happy” text as well as the water droplets and cloud. This is how I made the radish card:
- Cut green card stock to make card front to A2 size (5.5″ x 4.25″) using stitched die. Heat emboss star background with gold embossing powder. I tried to find the stamp set that the tiny stars were from and I wasn’t able to find. It is a Lawn Fawn set called Teeny Tiny Backgrounds but I think it may have retired.
- With brown card stock, die cut simple stitched hillside border then take A2 size stitched rectangle die and die cut bottom and side edges as to add the stitched lines on the outer edge.
- Cut white card stock panel slightly smaller than 4.25″ wide, just enough to be able to see the embossing on the green card stock. Emboss the white card stock with chevron embossing folder and use A2 sized stitched rectangle die to make stitch lines on top edge of white card stock. Adhere to the green card stock in the centre of panel. I was unable to find this embossing folder too! It’s an embossing folder by Lifestyle Crafts and I think it also retired! 😦 How unfortunate.
- Stamp out and die cut watering can, radishes, leaves, and vegetable marker. Adhere the leafy part of the radish to the radishes.
- Die cut “happy” letters, birthday script, stitched sun, cloud, and water droplets.
- Position hill side on card front and use dimensional foam adhesive to adhere to card front for added dimension.
- Position other elements on card front. Glue sun, cloud, birthday script, vegetable marking, bottom radish, and “happy” letters to card front.
- Adhere watering can, water droplets and 2 radishes to card front on dimensional foam adhesive. You will need to cut them to made it fit the water droplets.
- Use clear Wink of Stella glitter pen and brush over water droplets and “Happy” letters.
- Adhere card front to card base using tape runner adhesive.
So that concludes my card. I have listed my supplies below for anybody interested. Lawn Fawn’s summer release was last week and I am so excited!! I ordered the Mermaid For You stamp set and I am really looking forward to working with it! I really wish shipping to Canada from the U.S. didn’t take so long. On the upside, there’s a coupon code right now for $5 off any purchase of $5 or more at Simon Says Stamp. Coupon Code:”Breezy” at checkout (valid until June 14, 2016)!
So that’s all from me for now. Hope you guys are having a fabulous May long weekend!