These critters are just perfect.  In real life, they may be a bit intimidating but when you can stamp them or use them on patterned paper, they can add just a little bit of the outdoors to your paper projects.   We have seen so many of these woodland creatures lately, I just had to show you some of my favorite ones.  I am not sure if Katy Perry started it but when she asks in her song, “What does the fox say…?” these guys just keep getting cuter and cuter.  But  I still haven’t heard what they say.

This sweet faced fox  from Amy is such a cutie  and is perfect to work with your alcohol ink pens.

CAS oh happy day
card by Amy Tsuruta photo courtesy of Tsuruta Desings

This next guy is all bundled up and ready for his cool weather adventures.  I just love his little smirk.  Also check out the awesome Doodlebug fox paper in the background; double word score!Nancy Thomas POD Cedar Fox
card by Nancy Thomas photo courtesy of Creative Pallet

Suzanne did such an awesome job of bringing her fox friends to life in this next card.  How adorable are they?
picture foxes
card by Suzanne Bier photo courtesy of Cards and Projects Designed by Suzanne Bier

We have to give the deer and the cardinal some woodland love too.  How sweet is the kraft paper on kraft paper in this card.

deer with bird
card by Laurie Schmidlin photo courtesy of Just Give me Stamps

Debby always does such a good job on her cards and I think she outdid herself with adorable gift bag.  Hedgehogs are so hot.

gift box by Debby Hughes photo courtesy of Lime Doodle Designs

Squirrels are usually so busy but this card uses awesome bold fall colors in the die cut leaf background so the squirrel can be the neutral center piece.  He is such a cutie.

Nancy Thomas POD Sammy Squirrel
card by Nancy Thomas photo courtesy of Creative Palette

I actually laughed out loud when I saw this little food holder from Mel.  She filled it with nuts and check out the cheeks on the squirrel.  Tell me that you think this one is as awesome as I do.  Just love it.

candy box by Melissa Haas photo courtesy of Doxie Mel Designs

The squirrels in my neighborhood are more like the sentiment in this card, a small gang of yard invaders, but they look so clever in this one.  I think the guy on the right is actually a skunk.  None of those in my yard but so cute on a card.

small gang
card by Elena Roussakis photo courtesy of  Mama Elephant

Nichol gave the skunk a little love in this next card.  With the perfect sentiment, this card is so stinkin’ cute!

card by Nichol Magouirk photo courtesy of Blogged b Nichol

The beaver is just begging for a little pun too.  To tell you the ‘tooth’ I think this pun steals the show.

to tell the tooth
card by Linda Trace photo courtesy of Linda Trace Designs

Raccoons have never looked cuter.  In this adorable card by Michele, it steals her heart.  Cute thief.

You-Stole-My-Heart-475card by Michele Boyer photo courtesy of Paper Cuts by Michele Boyer

Nichol used a combination of cuties in her card using a photo negative base to highlight the fox, and his friends the squirrel and the hedgehog.

sweater weather cardcard by Nichol Magouirk photo courtesy of Blogged by Nichol

There are so many fun woodland creatures to use and I have highlighted a few below.  So follow the links, try some out and then go ahead… make something pretty.

stamp set

mft stamps

simple stories

paper pad


 deer stamps

lawn faw


5 replies on “Trend Watch – Going Wild for Woodland Critters”

  1. Thanks so much for featuring my card! These are all adorable projects–i’m honoured to be a part of the group!

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