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Happy Monday! Woo! Easter holidays are over, and miss Pi is back at school, which means I can actually get some work done today- woohoo! ūüôā It’s been lovely having her round the house, but let’s just say i am also glad to be able to clean the house without turning round to a mess again! LOL

Right,… you are not here to talk about housework – let’s take a look at my card for today! ūüôā

I have made a shaker card for today, made with some images that I pre-stamped and pre-coloured (so my apologises that the colouring is not on the video). I like to bring my copics to the coffee shop to keep me amused, and these lil’ guys certainly did keep me amused.

My original idea was to have a scene with Mumma and Papa snail saying cheerio to their little guy as he goes off on an adventure. Aren’t these guys so cute!? They are from Lawn Fawn Gleeful Gardens set, and I also used Lawn Fawn stiched cluod backdrop along with the grassy hillside pop up die.

For my shaky bits, i used silver star sequins, clear seed beads and the Cottage Garden mix from Lucy’s little things. I also added some cute flowers from the MFT Stiched flower dynamics.

For the sentiment, i used a set called Up and Away from Mama Elephant – i thought this message was cute, and i love the combo of the two fonts. First I cut out a banner shaped aperture so that i had a smooth surface to stamp on.

There you go!

Scroll below to see the full video, or you can watch on YouTube. I will be back on Friday for this weeks Come Craft With Me LIVE crafting video. We have installed some new software and I am excited to try it out some more.

Happy Crafting!

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Neenah Classic Crest Card 80 LB
Neenah Classic Crest Card 80 LB
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Mini Round Blending Tool
Mini Round Blending Tool
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Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
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MISTI Stamping Tool
MISTI Stamping Tool
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Cracked Pistachio Distress Ink Pad
Cracked Pistachio Distress Ink Pad
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Copic Markers
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 PINK ATG
PINK ATG
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Dies
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Dies
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Acetate
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Lawn Fawn Gleeful Gardens
Lawn Fawn Gleeful Gardens
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Lawn Fawn Grassy Hillside Pop up die
Lawn Fawn Grassy Hillside Pop up die
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Cloud Backdrop Landscape
Lawn Fawn Stitched Cloud Backdrop Landscape
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NOTE – i am part of two hops today, one for Chibitronics and another for Heffy Doodle. To visit the other project click here to open in a new tab. Hop along on both posts for more chances to win.

Hello everyone,

Today I am super honored to be creating not one, but two projects in support of a very worthy cause – Autism Awareness Day!

To start the Chibitronic hop, please visit the Chibitronics blog here so you can go through the whole hop.

Here is my project which features some products from Heffy Doodle stamps (which actually has a sale right now!)

So incase you didn’t know, the brief for this hop was BLUE – as the tagline for Autism Awareness is ‘Shine a light on autism – Light it up blue’, and with CHibitronics we can ACTUALLY light it up in BLUE!

So blue LEDs were a must, and i thought i would use the Beary Big Heart stamp set, with the little bear holding the heart, and then make the heart light up. But instead of having a push button, I wanted a slide switch. The bunny (from Heffy Doodle Honey Bunny Boo stamp set) is attached to the ‘Slide me’ switch at the bottom – move it to the left and the bunny moves over to also hug the heart, lighting it up blue. Oh…btw, the Slide Me is from Heffy Doodle Interactively Yours stamp set.

These photos above were taken so you can see the LEDs behind the vellum, however after this, i covered the heart with glossy accents, it is less noticeable in the finished card.

For the sentiment i used the Lucky Heffy Cuts die along with some sentiments from the Heffy Doodle Lucky Friends stamp set – they go great together.

Right… let’s light this up!

TA-DA! I always think it’s quite magical! and for those of you who wish to see the circuit beneath all of this – here’s a little diagram of how i made it.

In addition, there is some copper tape on the back of the slider, which connects the broken section in the copper tape when you slide the bunny across.

Thanks for stopping by, please head back to the Chibitronics blog to see the next person on the list.

And remember to wear something blue today & keep Autism Awareness close to your heart. <3

x hugs

Lesley

 

Heffy Doodle INTERACTIVELY YOURS Stamps HFD0009
Heffy Doodle INTERACTIVELY YOURS Stamps HFD0009
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Heffy Doodle BEARY BIG HEART Stamps HFD0018
Heffy Doodle BEARY BIG HEART Stamps HFD0018
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Heffy Doodle BEARY BIG HEART Dies HFD0019
Heffy Doodle BEARY BIG HEART Dies HFD0019
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Copper Tape
Copper Tape
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Red, Yellow and Blue LED Stickers Pack
Red, Yellow and Blue LED Stickers Pack
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Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
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MISTI Stamping Tool
MISTI Stamping Tool
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Copic Markers
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 PINK ATG
PINK ATG
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Dies
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Dies
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Ranger Glossy Accents
Ranger Glossy Accents
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Multi Glue
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Multi Glue
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Acetate
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Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Card
Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Card
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Heffy Doodle Lucky Friends stamps
Heffy Doodle Lucky Friends stamps
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Heffy Doodle Clover Frames Dies
Heffy Doodle Clover Frames Dies
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Heffy Doodle Lucky - Heffy Cuts
Heffy Doodle Lucky – Heffy Cuts
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Heffy Doodle Honey Bunny Boo Stamps
Heffy Doodle Honey Bunny Boo Stamps
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Heffy Doodle Honey Bunny Boo Dies
Heffy Doodle Honey Bunny Boo Dies
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Heffy Doodle Easter - Heffy Cuts
Heffy Doodle Easter – Heffy Cuts
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Heffy Doodle Whatcha Sayin' Stamps
Heffy Doodle Whatcha Sayin’ Stamps
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Heffy Doodle Whatcha Sayin’ Dies
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Hello crafty friends,

Thanks for joining us on this Blog Hop collaboration between Heffy Doodle and My Sweet Petunia. I remember working in a craft shop many moons ago, and teaching people all about stamping. At that time, there was no choice but to practice, PRACTICE, PRACTICE in order to get great impressions. But lucky for us, we now have the MISTI – and I really do think that it is the Most Incredible Stamping Tool Invented!

If you are hopping along, you will have come from¬†Giovana Smith.¬†Scroll down to find out the next person on the hop, but first, let’s talk about prizes!

Two lucky commenters from the hop to win one of two prizes: a $50 shopping spree at www.mysweetpetunia.com and a 25 pound shopping spree at Heffydoodle.com –¬†You must leave¬†your comments no later than Sunday, March 4th, at 11:59 PM Central time and winners will be announced on Tuesday March 6th, on the Heffy Doodle and My Sweet Petunia blogs.

Today I have a project showcasing one of the ways that I use my MISTI tool when I am creating. It really does give you more flexibility, and not just with stamping. Today’s video shows how I used the MISTI when using embossing paste in different colours!

Here’s the VIDEO TUTORIAL

and for those who just want to see the photos, here’s a peek at my finished card!

 Ready for the next stop? Click below to visit the fun and wonderful

Chris Dayton

Thanks for hopping along, heres the full line up of the hop.

And if you are interested in the full line up, here are the details below:

Lesley Oman you are here

and happy crafting!

come back soon. HUGS, Lesley

Neenah Classic Crest Card 80 LB
Neenah Classic Crest Card 80 LB
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Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
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MISTI Stamping Tool
MISTI Stamping Tool
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Cracked Pistachio Distress Ink Pad
Cracked Pistachio Distress Ink Pad
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Copic Markers
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 PINK ATG
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Heffy Doodle Lucky Friends stamps
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Heffy Doodle LUCKY FRIENDS Dies
Heffy Doodle LUCKY FRIENDS Dies
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Heffy Doodle Clover Frames Dies
Heffy Doodle Clover Frames Dies
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Heffy Doodle Stitched Strips of Ease Heffy Cuts
Heffy Doodle Stitched Strips of Ease Heffy Cuts
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