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Koala Cards

My local Hobby Lobby had a blowout sale on a number of stamps, and I loaded up (which means tons of inspiration for the next few weeks). I was excited about these koala stamps thatwere so charming from first sight. The stamps come from Art Impressions, but my Hobby Lobby had these marked down on clearance for $3.49. I made these koala cards for two distinct challenges. Let's take a look.

The first challenge is courtesy of The Color Throwdown blog. Here were the colors they wanted makers to use:

And here's what I did with the red, blue, green and grey.
I used Copic Markers to color in the koala. The background is a basic cuttlebug brand emboss folder.

For my second card, I used Paper Craft Crew's sketch. I used the exact same stamp, but without color restrictions, I made a far more eclectic card. Here's the sketch:
And here's the card I made based on the sketch:
Using 3D Dot adhesives, this card ended up with a lot of dimension. Here's another view of the card:
Overall, I'm really happy with how the cards came out. The rhinestones gave this a nice extra element along with the two different embossed folders. 

Be sure to check back tomorrow as I'm working on some lion cards that I'm super excited about.

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  1. What cute birthday cards! Thanks for joining us for this week's Color Throwdown!

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