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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Raccoon Birthday or Father's Day Card

Created this card that can be for birthday or Father's Day using The Stamps of Life raccoon2love stamps. Stamped the Raccoon/Tree twice, cut out the 2nd, embossed it with the Paper Studio Woodgrain embossing folder for a more woodsy look & paper pieced it over the 1st stamped image. Added some wiggle eyes & twine.

Supplies List

adhesive: foam to pop up the embossed woodgrain paper pieced tree part
embossing: the Paper Studio Woodgrain embossing folder
ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
paper - cardstock - 2 types of Kraft (one is Recollections & other is the Paper Company),
   core'dinations Java Bean (base of card)
recycled: cardboard for layer for sturdiness
stamp:The Stamps of Life raccoon2love
twine: brown/white
wiggle eyes: 3mm

Entering this into the following challenges:

6/1 Glitter N Sparkle Ch34 Birthdays unlim 5/26
6/1 Pink by Design Father's Day unlim card can be Father's Day or Birthday 5/27 
6/1 Simon Says Stamp & Show Ch: Into the Woods 5E(#4) 5/27

6/3 Paper Pretties Wed PWC260 Emboss-O-Rama Wet or Dry unlim 5/29

6/3 Perfect Sentiments PSC81 Make Them Laugh 3E(#1) I think my sentiment is humorous & with the added wiggle eyes I think it is cuter 5/29

6/5 Brown Sugar Ch44 Masculine Bday 2E(2) can be male or female 5/31 

6/7 HIMCR #100A Choose a Prev HIMCR Ch 3E(#2) my prev HIMCR CH is #99 Father's Day 6/1

6/7 My Sheri Crafts Ch111 Father's Day/Embossing unlim card can be Father's Day or Birthday 5/25

6/9 Craftin Desert Diva Craft It Up & Link It Up Party #7 Ribbon or Twine unlim 5/27

6/10 Victorine Stamps Ch60 Father's Day/Masculine unlimcan be male or female 5/28

6/11 Paper Crafting Journey Masculine Cards 3E(#3) can be male or female 5/30

6/12 ABC Ch O for Open Anything Goes 1E 6/1

6/30 Pin and Tack Spark Your Creativity Now! Anything Goes Ch #10 5E(#4) 6/1


  1. Adorable card, sweet image. Love the Kraft card and your touch of twine. Thanks so much for,joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

  2. This guy is too cute! Love the paper piecing too! thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week - come back again on Friday for the new challenge -enjoy your week - Gail DT

  3. beautiful creation. Thank you for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle this week. Shelly DT

  4. Cute Fathers Day Card! Love your take on into the woods with the sweet coon in his tree stump! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

  5. Your card is so cute! Paper piecing and eyes were a great idea! Cute sentiment, too. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect sentiment challengte.

  6. Great card..Thanks for joining us over at Perfect Sentiments.

    Hope you'll join us again.

    Pam DT

  7. What a cute, cute card! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts.

  8. Cute! Thank you so much for joining us at PCJ for our masculine challenge Karen P, Paper Crafting Journey Design Team

  9. Your sentiment is perfect for your image. CAS at it's best.

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Lin xx

  10. Super cute card! Thanks so much for playing along at Hiding In My Craft Room!

    lovies, =o) kel