Greetings everyone! I am really excited to share this card with you!

Have you ever had a stamp that you’ve seen used and then couldn’t imagine any other use for it? That is exactly how I felt about this little monster for quite some time. I’d accidentally¬†seen how another Design Team member utilized this cutie and then couldn’t imagine him in any other card. In the beginning, I struggled with how I thought this card would look.

I took inspiration from the sentiment. It made me think of science, so then I scoured my stash for any science related stamps. I even went to the IBFS website, they’ve got a TERRIFIC background stamp that I strongly considered ordering for this card. You can view it here. Before I spent money I didn’t exactly have I decided to try to think outside the box a little. This is when I discovered the Stepping Stones background stamp from Simon Says Stamp in my stash. They could be molecules, I could make them appear sort of like little blobs under a microscope! I took that idea and ran with it. The next logical conclusion was to add a shaker element into this card, but I wanted to add water to glitter. After some research, and a lot of trial and error I figured it out.

Hopefully, this card makes you think of what might be going on at the cellular level of this adorable little monster. The interactivity of this card makes it GREAT for kids of all ages, you can shake, press, and move around the water and glitter in this card! I also finished him off using wool fibers on his tale, so it is extremely touchable.

I created this card for the I Brake For Stamps design team. IBFS has over 3000 images in their inventory, both in digital and in rubber stamp format. The rubber stamps are extremely high quality and made here in the USA. You should check them out, and if you make a purchase use the coupon code: SAVE10HANNAH to get 10% off. If you order during Memorial Day Weekend of 2017 use MEMORIAL17 for 20% off!

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Card Size
A2
Stamp
  • Monster Chill - I Brake For Stamps
  • Stepping Stones - Simon Says Stamp
Die
  • Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX - My Favorite Things
Paper
  • Gravel Gray Card Stock - My Favorite Things
  • Neenah Solar White in 80 and 110lb
Ink
  • Momento Tuxedo Black
  • Lawn Fawn Hippo
  • Versamark Watermark Ink
Copic Markers
  • B00
  • B02
  • B04
  • B24
  • BG0000
  • BG10
  • BG11
  • BG13
  • BV0000
  • BV00
  • BV02
  • BV13
  • N2
  • N4
  • N6
  • RV0000
  • RV00
  • RV02
  • V17
  • Y000
  • Y00
  • Y11
Other
  • Gina K Prismatic Glitter - Frozen
  • Hand Dyed MoHair -Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
  • Acetate
  • Plastic Jewelry Bag
  • Water
Adhesive
  • Mounting Foam Tape
  • Kokuyo Tape Glue Dot Liner
  • Scor-Tape
  • Multi Medium Matte

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