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Card – Hay There

Day 3 of May Arts / Lawn Fawn Blog Week!

 

 

Today I am going to show you step-by-step instructions on how to make a fun little hay bail out of some May Arts Twisted Burlap and Critters on the Farm Lawn Fawn stamps. Besides your basic supplies, here is what you will need:

 

 

First, stamp on some cardstock and then cut out. Tip:  use stazon when you will be using alcohol based inks or glues on the stamped image to keep the ink from smearing.

 

 

Next cut up some 1.5" pieces of the May Arts Twisted Burlap and pull them apart. Since it is "twisted burlap" they will come apart fairly easy. Make sure you make the a bit longer than you think you will need. You can always trim off excess.

 

 

Using some Helmar Quick Dry adhesive, start applying the frayed Burlap string.  I would do a few pieces at a time so the adhesive doesn't dry. The good thing about quick dry is that you don't need to hold it there forever!

 

 

Now flip it over and adhere to the back. You many need to trim some off, that is okay. You want them longer rather than shorter because they will adhere better. 

 

 

Now you  have a cute little bail of hay!  

 

 

Embellish your card with the cow and bell and a that fun little Lawn Fawn sentiment and you are good go. Since the hay bail is kind of bulky, adhere it with some Helmar Zap Dots. 

 

Blog post by: Ellen Sosnoski

 

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  1. Sue D

    Fantastic idea to make the hay bale!

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  2. Holly Tolman

    This turned out cute!

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  3. Tara capewell

    thanks for the great tip!!!

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  4. rush

    hay you! that is some cute card. thank you for sharing.

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  5. Shay

    Love this card so much and it was so clever to use the burlap for the hay!

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  6. Coralie

    Ooh that’s adorable! Such a lovely idea!!

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  7. Crafty Math Chick

    This bale of hay is so clever! Very inventive, love it!

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  8. Divine

    Hehe, this a really cute card. I love what you did with the hay. TFS 🙂

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  9. Karin Åkesdotter

    SUPER SWEET !!! Such wonderful ideas every day! Thanks so much for all the great inspiration!!

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  10. Message Keeper

    Thanks for the tutorial and I have saved this page in my bookmark. I will try this when I own this stamp set.

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  11. Jennifer S.

    How cute! I love the bail of hay. Great work!

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  12. Kathy P

    What a cute idea….I can think of so many ways to use it on my pages and cards! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  13. Kathleen

    This such a great idea! I love these stamps – and ribbons!!

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  14. Julie Shearer

    What a great idea. Who would have thought ?? I love it !!

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  15. Tami B

    What a cute card and cute idea.

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  16. Wendy ten Hove

    This hay is fun!! Love it! Fun card!
    Hugs, Wendy

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  17. jen shears

    Too adorable! Love that hay!

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  18. Kelly Sas

    Unbelievably clever!!! That hay bale is going to be such a fun embellishment to make. Thanks for sharing.

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  19. Samantha M

    Love that burlap hay! Thanks for the tutorial!!

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  20. Debbie C

    What a neat card and love the bale of hay.

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  21. Debbie C

    Such a neat card and the bale of hay is so cool.

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  22. Cynthia B.

    Such a creative idea! Love the scene you’ve created w/ the grass, the cow, the hay – too cute!

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  23. Melinda Wilson

    This is such a cute idea and love the card!

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  24. katkat

    The card is CUTE!! Love the little bail of hay idea

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  25. Sue McRae

    What a fun card and love the hay bale!

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  26. indy

    That bale of hay is such a great idea! I think I will borrow your idea! THANKS for sharing!

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  27. Kimberly Jones

    Well that’s just ingenious! How cute!

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  28. Ann Merkins

    Oh my goodness! I love that hay bale!

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  29. Annette A.

    that is just so clever…love this card..

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  30. Kristie Maynard

    Very cute idea. I especially love the polka dot grass. Such a sweet card!

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  31. katie

    cute cute cute. love these stamps

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  32. Stacie

    Oh my goodness!! This is too cute!!!

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  33. Lisa J

    The card is so cute. The May Arts burlap for the bale of hay is a wonderful idea. It’s always the little touches that make projects stand out.

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  34. ConnieC

    Very cute idea.

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  35. Amanda Coleman

    Seriously fun card! The little hay bale is to die for. I had better get crafting!

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  36. Tanya P

    Adorable! And they little hay is so cute, so clever!

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  37. {vicki}

    love this
    tfs

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  38. Tammy V

    Love that hay bail!

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  39. Janet L.

    What a terrific card! I love the hay bale!

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  40. Donna

    Adorable card, looks fun to make, and love the stamp sets, they are just too cute!! One question, is that cloud supposed to be like that on the right or did the piece of PP fall donw?
    Just curious.
    Hugs
    Donna

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  41. Natasha G.P.

    You are a genius. Nice.

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  42. B. Poteraj

    Great idea. That adds so much to the card.

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  43. Sharon Gullikson

    Oh my gosh, that is adorable!!!

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  44. Christine Dring

    LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS CARD! The punnier the better! Thanks for sharing!

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  45. Miriam Prantner

    That bale of hay is just so cute! And I love how you hung the cowbell. Thanks!

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  46. Jingle

    This is very cute!

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