Friday, 16 March 2018

Rainy Day

Hi and welcome!  I'm here with another challenge for Fusion and this time we have an adorable photo inspiration and/or an interesting sketch.

I went with the photo for my card and created a rainy day scene that involves critters rather than people.

I used the Drifts and Hills stencil to lightly sponge a sky and ground and then stamped the raindrop background stamp with Barely Blue ink.  The critters were stamped colored and die-cut and the sentiment is white-embossed onto a strip of black cardstock.  The wee dog is popped up on foam tape and slightly lower than the rest of the animals so he looks to be closer.  That way, the fact he is so big compared to the bear and elephant doesn't look too out of place 😃

Thanks for visiting!  The design team have some fabulous cards so head on over and check them out.  I'm linking this up to the challenge at Shopping Our Stash to "put a bird on it" and the Pets theme challenge at Cupcake Inspirations.  I'm also entering this into A Blog Named Hero because this set is without a doubt my favorite Hero Arts set.

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Products used:
Stamps:  Fun in the Rain (Hero Arts), Falling Rain (SSS), Sweet Sentiments (Clearly Besotted), Distressed Patterns (MFT)
Ink:  Black Licorice Hybrid, Barely Blue (SSS), Antique Linen, Tumbled Glass Distress Inks
Cardstock:  White, Black, X-Press It
Dies:  Fun in the Rain (Hero Arts), Stitched Rectangle Stax (MFT)
Accessories:  Copics, White EP


Edited to Add:  This card got a shout out at Cupcake Inspirations.


Cindy H. said...

Love this little scene, it's just sooooo adorable!

I Card Everyone said...

Oh Karren, I adore this... and I have that Hero Arts set, but have never used it! Shame on me - and I must remedy that!

Karen Day said...

This is so sweet, Karren!

Linda Callahan said...

I love your animal cute in their rain gear! Love your sky and raindrops!

Barb Ghig said...

This is such a sweet card, Karren! I love how you created your scene with the rain in the background and all the fun details...The raincoat on the pup and Wellies on the duck just crack me up! As always, your Copic coloring is just amazing, and brings all of the images to life! Thanks for making me smile :)

Indy's Designs said...

Oh this is so sweet! Thanks for sharing with us at Cupcake Inspirations!

The Pink Envelope said...

Hey there! I'm Cynde from the A Blog Named Hero Creative Team and The Pink Envelope. Your card is DARLING and thanks so much for joining the Challenge!

Ericka Strange said...

Love this adorable critters in their rain gear. Such a cute spring card! Thanks for playing along with us at The Blog Named Hero.

Karen Z. Bull said...

Hi! My name is Karen Bull and I am from the A Blog Named Hero design team. What a wonderful job you did building out a sweet rainy scene. The color is great and your image placement is perfect. Thank you so much for entering our challenge this month! Find me on IG @karenzbull or at

Maria Rodriguez. said...
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Maria Rodriguez. said...

Love, love the super fun rainy scene you created with all of this adorable little critters all dressed up in rain gear, how cute is that!!
Your coloring is beautiful, love the rain drops falling on your sweet little group.
Thank you for sharing with us at SHOPPING OUR STASH, hope you play along again soon.

Brian King said...

Karren - This is the cutest thing ever! I love everything about it - your coloring is amazing.

Mimi said...

AHHH!!! So so cute! Just puts a smile on my face! Terrific card, do you need my address?! Your coloring is amazing, and the rainy sly is somehow cheetful!
Thanks for sharing this with us at SOS.

Jeanne J. said...

What a fabulous scene you created! Super cute!