Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A little, shy, fun guy - The Great Outdoors at Crafter's Cafe Challenge

The Crafter's Cafe Challenge this week is The Great Outdoors. We're sponsored by Karleigh Sue Digi's, and I used their adorable Toadstool Elf to create this scene:

The shy elf was colored with with Sharpies, fussy-cut, and backed with a shiny white paper edged with deckle scissors. It's popped up with foam tape. I made the sentiment myself, printed it on a shiny white paper, and threaded it through a die-cut fence.

The little wooden mushroom was painted with yellow Liquid Pearls and heat-embossed with a glitter powder. The inside message section was cut with a die, and embellished by hand with a blue marker.

Crafting Musketeers #28: Sketch
Dragonfly Journeys #18: Men/Boys
Fairy Tale #123: Boys + Men
Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers: Ugly Paper (Although this snow-covered mushroom, glittered, woodgrain-patterned paper is definitely unique, I certainly haven't used it like I thought I would!)

Thank you for visiting & hope you'll join us at The Crafter's Cafe,


  1. Hi CG! Great minds think alike with the mushrooms ;)
    This is an awesome card and so fun too!
    Thanks so much for joining my Boys will be Boys challenge this week.

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  2. Way to use your ugly paper! Love that you paired it with that cute image and a wooden mushroom too! Thanks for joining us at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

  3. Love all the wee shrooms and that funny sentiment!
    Thanks for joining the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for our "U is for Ugly" challenge!!

  4. Your card is so very pritty and really perfect for small ore big boys. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. Bianca XX

  5. An excellent way to put it — that background paper is unique! Helps to make for a fun card, though. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

  6. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Crafting Musketeers challenge 28, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers x

  7. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting Musketeers.

  8. I love it - that paper must have been a real challenge because there's so much going on already it's hard to make it actually GO with anything (I wonder if paper designers ever think of that?)

  9. A great way to use up the paper. Thanks for joining our Ugly challenge at the Sisterhood.


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