3 Countries, 3 Designers, 1 Stamp Set – Mini Blog Hop!

Welcome to this mini blog hop, showcasing the stamp set “Critters on the Farm” by Lawn Fawn! You should have come from Isha’s lovely blog. To start from the beginning, and to see how you can get some extra chances to win the prize we are offering, please go to Marie’s blog for more information.

Here’s the card that I made for our cute little hop. It’s a little different from my usual bright and happy style, but I had fun with my distress inks. :)

My best friend for this card was my roll of Eclipse Masking Tape. It worked like magic to mask off the hay stacks when I was stamping the wall of them. I highly recommend this product if you like to make scenes of little critters.

We have been sponsored by Lawn Fawn, and we are giving away a “Critters on the Farm” stamp set to one lucky winner. Be sure to comment here for your chance to win as well on the other blogs! I’m the last stop on our mini hop, but you can go to Marie’s website to start from the beginning.

Thank you so much for stopping by today. I’ll be back tomorrow with a fun video that’s been requested literally dozens of times. :)

Love,
Britta

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42 Responses to 3 Countries, 3 Designers, 1 Stamp Set – Mini Blog Hop!

  1. Piali

    Lovely Card!! Love how you created the background…Awesome!!!

  2. Jeannie L

    Lovely card. I love how you did the wall using the hay bales. Great distress coloring too.

  3. Dawn T

    Ladies……….. lovely card. Britta, this is one cute little scene. Great idea

  4. Kristy B

    This is very cute! The hay bales look great!

  5. soooooo fun!!!!!! Your coloring is wonderful!

  6. Ummm, wow! That background you created is amazing and a great idea for a video (especially regarding the emails we have been passing back and forth to each other, just sayin’) – Great blog hop by three talented ladies across the world!

  7. Adorable card, Britta. I like you wall of hay background.

  8. Hey Britta!! Now this is totally Awesome…love your background and the feel. Its like I am looking thru the window into the storage room of some Barn…lol.

  9. kaybee

    this made me lol! so cute :)

  10. Meagan Vaughn

    I love your use of the distress inks on this card. Super Cute

  11. Hi Britta, Love how you made the background, it;s such a fun card!

  12. Laura Jane

    The background is SPLENDID!
    This was a fun hop..glad it was a short on as my HOPPER is a bit rusty this morning. Have a GREAT weekend!

  13. lonesome55dove/krazy4kardz

    Aww, what a cute lil’ piggie…he reminds me of Wilbur. Awesome job with the background…very clever idea. This card is so cute…love it!! Many thanks to you and Lawn Fawn for the chance to win this adorable stamp set.

  14. Maddy M

    I totally love this! Thanks for the chance to win!

  15. This card is so cute! Reminds of when I was a kid, playing in the hay loft of my uncle’s farm.

  16. Meghan

    That background is so perfect! Great card!

  17. Great card Britta, I love the idea of a wall of hay =) Thanks for participating in this blog hop!

  18. And all is so well executed! Wow! Great card!

  19. Elizabeth Soden

    Hi Britta, Have enjoyed your creations, but now wish to unsubscribe. Elizabeth

  20. I do love making scenes with LF stamps! Critters on the Farm is one I don’t have yet, so cool that Kelly Marie is giving one away! LOVE your cute little card!!!!! Have a great day Britta!

  21. Kathy Waxler

    Since I grew up on a farm I love this stamp set. Thanks for sharing your cute card and giving us a chance to win the stamps.

  22. Angie Hall

    The Lawn Fawn critters are so cute. I love the scene you created but it looks complicated. The pun is cute too.Thanks

    • It wasn’t that complicated, I promise. To get the hay bales in the background, I just stamped from the top right corner down the right side, covering up each one with a mask as I went. Then I started at the next row in (to the left of it) and kept covering them up with masks as I went. So in the process, it looked like this:
      0 0 0 X X
      0 0 0 0 X
      0 0 0 0 X
      0 0 0 0 X
      0 = not stamped yet, X = stamped and covered
      Then I just inked over the whole thing and colored in the spaces between the bales with a brown marker for emphasis. The only tricky part was figuring out where to stamp first. :) Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet compliments. I hope you try this look soon!

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  24. Karen G (Cardcrazed)

    What a cute card! I LOVE the punny saying:)

  25. Britta this is absolutely ADORABLE!!!! Those haystacks are incredible!!!

  26. Krista D

    Great card! You inspire me…….. <3 every card you make

  27. Soooooo cute! The wall of hay bales is awesome!

  28. Heather

    Your card is too cute. I love all of Lawn Fawns critters sets so far I only have Critters In The Forest. They are so versatile.

  29. Tina

    Amazing job!!! I love the card!! Can’t wait to see the. Video <3

  30. This card is so cute! Amazing job creating dimension with the inking! It looks awesome!

  31. anna

    I <3 lawn fawn stamps :D

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  33. Mary-Anne V.

    Great card…love how you used the distressed inks.

  34. Linda Abel

    love your card. the distress inks you used are awesome.

  35. wendy

    love your card. the flowers look so good on your moms day card and love the piggie and mousie in the barn card nice way with the destressed inks,

  36. Estralita walters

    Very cute card. I love how you did the back ground with the hay bails. Reminds me of my child hood growing up farming.
    Another great card. Thank you.

  37. Debra HH

    Wonderful card! Your wall of hay is very creative and I love the little piggy. I found you on YouTube…Now I’m off to see what else is on your blog! Great card.

  38. Sara

    Absolutely adorable! Thank you for sharing!

  39. Kelley

    Cute card, I love the stacked bales! However, in our barn, I don’t allow mice. Unfortuately, the mice don’t listen to me. I haven’t seen them visiting with the pigs, so I guess I should be happy with that!

    I’ve been looking at this stamp set for months. I think I really do need it.

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