Tuesday, June 3, 2014

SOS #154: Critters

Happy Tuesday! It's time for a new challenge at Shopping Our Stash. This week's theme is Critters, and we ask you to use, well, critters: pets, animals, whatever.

I chose to use my Lawn Fawn Into the Woods stamps and dies and I made this:

I think that deer is adorable! I stamped him, die-cut him, colored him with a Copic, slathered him with glue, then applied brown flock.  I left his tail white and put white flock on it. He's very fuzzy. :)

I used the skinny end of my stylus to move the flock off the spots on his back and his eye. Then I added some white glaze pen to his spots and black glaze pen to his eye.

Here he is up close and personal:

To make up for the fact that this stamp set is relatively new, I used a piece of patterned paper from an ancient Basic Grey 6x6 pad: Mellow. The grass was cut from some Hero Arts layering paper. I glued the negative piece onto the card base first, then put on the deer. I added some foam adhesive to the actual die-cut grass piece and put that over his feet so it (hopefully) looks like he's standing in the grass.

About his ear: I didn't use a pink Copic. I colored his ear the same as the rest of him, then went over the inside of the ear with my colorless blender pen to remove some of the color, and it came out pinkish. Perfect!

Here's some detail of the sky:

It was very ... um ... white, so I sponged some Soft Sky ink over it and added two A*Muse clouds to fill it in. Much better. :)

So, got some critter stamps that haven't seen any love lately? I think you should come over to SOS and play along!

Thanks for stopping by!

Stuff I used: Basic Grey Mellow 6x6 paper pack, SU flock (brown and white), A*Muse cloud dies, and the following:


  1. I so want to touch the deer!! He looks so soft and fluffy!!! The whole scene is awesome!!

  2. fuzzy deer! dimensional clouds! diecut layery grass!!! just a few of the many, many (MANY!) awesome things which totally rock on this FAB critter card!!! <3

  3. SO SOFT AND FUZZY! I love how that cutie turned out - ahdorable :) And the little heart & speech bubble are just perfection. I loved that paper from Mellow, too :) Classic BG!

  4. I want to pet this card. That is all. :)


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