Despite my penchant for making up words, rhyming (“Stop that rhyming I mean it!” “Anybody want a peanut?”), onomatopoeia, and truncated terms, when I first came in contact with “adorbs” I found it truly less than adorable.
Maybe it’s all the new life of spring, the countless cute pictures of critters I keep finding on Pinterest, or the two furry friends below, but suddenly I am seeing and singing “animal adorbs” everywhere I go! (Yes, singing it; I make up jingles all the time). It’s still pretty tongue-in-cheek, but adorbs is growing on me…
And these two are definitely something to sing about!
I’ve had the tough guy for awhile, and featured him on a couple of cards you can see in my 2013 Gallery; the baby bunny is new to both of us! I couldn’t resist when I saw him on the shelf at Impress Stamps last weekend, and I couldn’t wait to get them together!
Here’s the whole card:
So the cat and bunny are from an awesome company, Catslife Press, out of Oregon. You can order wood-mounted or unmounted stamps directly from them, or find a store near you on their locator page. I’m crazy about cats and theirs are definitely ador
And what are they hoping the Easter Bunny will bring?
All three of these stamps are from Rosie’s Roadshow. Tiny times!!
I pulled out my Copics for everything but the carrot’s body; I used my Gelatos for that, as I don’t have a good orange Copic just yet. Oranges and purples are what I have left to round out my collection.
My Copic skills were a bit rusty as I’ve not colored since December! Tiny images are tricky, and I’ve some bleed. Also, the camera has not captured the shading on the chick, egg or carrot very well. My ombre effect on bunny’s shirt somewhat comes through! But overall, I am pretty happy with how everyone turned out!
I am sure I’d be coloring better if I’d taken Sandy Allnock’s class at Impress on Wednesday night! She rocks the Copics! Stamp Nation is also featuring a month-long Copic tutorial with Some Odd Girl, so I am looking forward to learning what Kristy Dalman to offer!
The stitched-lines notecard, speech bubbles and sentiment are from Lawn Fawn. I finished off the back and inside (as usual!) with some washi. I am featuring that great green paper from Hey Boy as seen in my last card and dots are from DIY Shoppe.
And speaking of tiny, adorable things I have an old card from the summer I never photographed and put into the gallery.
The camera is from Stampendous, I believe. I stamped, glossed, adhered to yellow cardstock and fussy cut. The papers are from Amy Tangerine and Amuse Studio; camera paper is adhered with some die cut Shape and Tape. I created the banner and inside sentiment on the computer.
That’s all for me this evening! I will be back later in the week with more animal-themed goodies, as well as some tips and techniques. So check back soon!
I hope your week is filled with all kinds of cuteness!