Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Karen Burniston March 2023 Designer Challenge - Vacation

 Hello and Welcome! It's Designer Challenge time again and this months theme was Vacation! Who doesn't love a vacation? I live in Canada and there are so many beautiful Provincial Parks to camp in and so many cabins you can rent for a week and spend some amazing family time! So for my card, I made a cabin in the woods Vacation. 


I started with an A2 sized card in a dark brown cardstock. I cut two panels from smooth white cardstock and created my background using Distress Oxide ink. 

I used Karen Burniston's Tiny House Pop-Up to create the cabin. I cut the house part out from smooth white cardstock and with a pencil create the logs on the cabin. From there, I used my Copic markers to create the wooden logs. I added wooden window frames and door. 

I added some bushes using the tree leaves from Long Nature Edges 2 and grass using the grass add-on from the Tiny House Pop-Up. I used the stones from the Tiny House Pop-Up and created a path way to the dock. I added some detail using my Copic markers. I added some fish from Karen Burniston's Camping Charms and added detail to them using Copic markers and a white Gelly Pen. I used the Bam Box pop-up and green cardstock to create a place for the trees to pop-up. I used the Christmas Trees Pop Stand and the Evergreen Pivot Panels to create the trees in the background. Then I added details using Copic markers. For the fire pit, I used the fire pit dies that come with the Tent Pop-Up and created the fire beside the cabin. I added details again using Copic markers. I made a little folding pop-up piece for the fire pit. I tried to use a Bam Box Pop-Up but it was too big for the tiny fire. 
For the front of the card, I created a wood patterned paper background using the Rectangles - Crosshatch in the largest size. I then used the Ovals - Crosshatch to create a scene on the front. I used the Outdoor Scene dies to create the trees and created a cloud background using MFT Mini Clouds stencil and Distress Ink in Peacock Feathers. 

I used Word Set 6 - Summer to create the "Hello Summer" and "Enjoy" sentiments on the card. For the final touches to the inside of the card, I added some little flowers that I had in my stock of die cuts and I think that gave it the finishing touch of a great summer vacation cabin!

Thank you so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!







8 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful vacation spot and amazing card!

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  2. ahhhh I love your little cabin and the fish! The trees and scene are perfect!

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  3. I just Love your card. The card is so fun and colorful. Your pop-up cabin is awesome. I think my favorite form of travel is cruising. My dream vacation would have to be a cruise to Australia.

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  4. This is my kind of vacation the good outdoors is for me. Very nice card.

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  5. Your log cabin is just amazing. Your card reminds me of the camping trips our family took when I was a kid.

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  6. What a great card! It reminds me if camping as a child. I would love to hide away in a cabin in them woods. What a great vacation.

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  7. I love the cabin and trees! Reminds me of Lake Tahoe!

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