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Naughty Ants

I love a picnic, especially one that my Dad has packed, he pulls wine, chicken, cheese the whole works out of his hamper everytime. They have a proper wicker hamper that has been on every day trip and holiday I can remeber and even my kids get excited when they see it out in the kitchen. It means we will have a good day. I therefore could not resist this little card. The ants rumming off with the picnic basket seems quite apt as last time my husband and I went on a picnic one of the kids sat us next to an ant nest.

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner

Card Making Supplies
A4 Card for card base
2 A5 Card Panels
Time for Tea Designs Up, Up and Away stamp and die set
Time For Tea Designs Bear Picnic Stamp and Die Set
Foam Tape
1 penny
Time For Tea Design Landscape Dies
Spectrum Noir Finesse in Rustic Brown
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers
Distress Ink in Mowed Lawn, Cracked Pistachio, Broken China and salty Ocean
Clearly Besotted Cloudy Day stencil 
Versamark Ink
Wow Embossing Powder in Mint Macaroon and mint
Sizzix Happy Birthday Sentiment

Card Making Supplies

I begun by stamping, colouring and die cutting the images I  the 2 sets

Onto another piece of A5 Card I blended Broken China and then used the stencil and the salty Ocean to produce the clouds

Onto a sheet of A5 card I blended half in mowed lawn and the other half in Cracked Pistachio. there were then die cut using the landscape dies.

Onto the clouds I heat embossed Happy Birthday and glued this onto the blue background.

I trimmed the path off the windmill and glued this onto the top.of one of the hills and then glued the path into the front of the hill. To offer dimension.

On another piece of hill I die cut the slider. The ants and picnic basket were glued onto the negative 

Foam tape and a penny were adhered on the wrong side

The panel was cover in foam tape before being adhered to the card base. 

The bears were arranged and the final strip of grass applied with foam squares. This panel was then adhered onto an A4 Card base using double sided tape.

I am entering this into the following challenge

Thanks for reading

Happy Crafting 
Claire xx


  1. Just adorable, love the way to ants move and all the fun little animals.

    Hugs Diane

  2. Brilliant card with a fantastic slider element

  3. Such an adorable interactive card Claire and those little ants had me giggling, FABulous card, loved the video..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  4. Fabulous interactive card Claire, love the slider and the video. xx

  5. Great creation Claire - I love a picnic! Shabneez x

  6. I love the fun picnic scene with a slider element. The up and away stamp us so adorable. Wonderful job on coloring.

  7. A fun card Claire, you have created a super scene.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  8. What a great scene on your card. So much to take in...I love it. Thanks for joining us this month at AAA Birthday.

  9. Oh this such a wonderful and fun card. Love the T4TD images and how you've built up your scene. Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Stay safe and keep crafting!


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