Friday, July 26, 2019

What Does the Fox Say?

Happy Friday Cottage Cutz fans!  It's Jeanne today with a fun birthday card using dies from the new Birthday release.  These dies are 25% off right now at the online store.  They are so cute that they are certain to brighten someone's birthday!

Now on to my card and the answer to that question - what DOES the fox say?  I'm not sure what all foxes say, but we'll find out what this one says anyway.
I started with this week's sketch at Splitcoaststampers.
I picked my patterned paper and then the coordinating colors.  I used an A2 card base and cut the panels to 4 x 5.25 inches.
To get the curve, I used the largest of the Stitched Oval dies (you could also used the Pierced Oval or Double Stitched Oval dies) and partially die cut it.  I placed the top plate of my die cut "sandwich" over half of the oval so that only  that portion was cut.
Then I was able to shorten those panels by cutting off the top.

I die cut the fox and the presents and balloons from various colors of card stock that coordinate with my pattern.  I was planning on using just a couple of presents but ended being able to make several which I can now use on other cards.
Ultimately I ended up using only one present.  I placed it on the panel without gluing it down so I knew where to stamp my sentiment and also draw my balloon strings with a multi-liner pen.
 I glued the balloons down and attached my panels to the card base.
And to answer THE question....the fox says CELEBRATE!
To finish off the front of the card I popped up the fox and present using foam dots and added gold sequins.

I hope you enjoyed the card today  Remember to visit the online store and check out this adorable release!

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Thanks for stopping by.  I hope you have a relaxing and creative weekend!


Pam MacKay said...

That fox is so sweet! Love your curved stitched edges and design!

Janja said...

So fun and pretty card.

Sukie said...

Adorable card! The fox is so cute and I love the balloons floating out of the present!

Mary Marsh said...

cute card and sentiment - looks like we were on the same wave length with the sketch- check out my post tomorrow.