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Ladybug Cards Round 2

Another day, another acknowledgement. While there wasn't a ton of competition, my Bendy Card was a top pick over on Try Stampin' on Tuesday. Another win! Anyway, onto today's post.

If you're anything like me, when you're making a card you stamp out and cut out a whole bunch of extra pieces. This happens a lot with me because I'm not the best stamper in the world. Depending on the brand of stamps, some are more prone to smudging or uneven stamping, and other times my technique falters and the stamp just looks terrible. 

In any case, I showcased my Ladybug card just a few days ago, but I stamped so many different elements, I couldn't help but go back and make a few more ladybug cards. When I stumbled upon Inkspirational's spots and dots challenge, I knew I could have a lot of fun with these stamps again.

So let's take a look at the challenge:

What I did for the card to make the spots of the ladybug pop out was twofold. First, I found a dotted embossing folder. I then colored in a leaf with my Copic Markers, I also used marker 0, which is a colorless alcohol marker to remove color to give the leaf a spotted effect. Here's the result:
The stamps come from Lawn Fawn. And here's another shot of the card so you can see how much dimension there is to the card. The flowers come from Anna Griffin's Mini Flower and Foliage Die Set.
Because I had a few more pieces, I made another card. This doesn't fit any challenge, but I figured I would show it off anyway. The flowers from this set come from an older Anna Griffin 3D Flowers set:

And the angled view:

I really love the shading on these leaves I've done. My coloring skills are definitely developing.

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  1. This is such a cute card and love the little magnify glass for getting a better look at those cute ladybugs!

  2. Such a sweet card with the pretty flowers and adorable ladybugs! The dotted background is a fun touch! Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational!

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