Friday, December 4, 2015

Snowman Sled Ride

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This is Snowman Sled Ride (SS010), along with the sentiment called Warm Winter Wishes (G310).  I just love snowmen images...they are just so adorable!

I started by colouring the image with Tombow Markers and water. After the image was all coloured and dry, I added some Glossy Accents to the snowman's nose.  Xmas Red Stickles was used for the holly berries and Frosted Lace Stickles were applied on the falling snow and snow on the hill.  Gold Stickles were used on the buckle of snowman's hat.  Stickles are extremely easy to use and add that nice bit of glitter to any card!

The image was die cut and layered using Spellbinders - circle dies.  The pattern paper is from Penny Black-Holiday Trimmings 6x6 Paper Pad, along with some SU Bermuda Bay and White cardstock. The snowman's scarf, patch, hat belt, and mittens were all paper pieced using different pattern paper from the Holiday Trimmings pad.  To create the falling snow and sky, I first used a Sizzix Embossing Folder called Snowfall.  I carefully placed the die cut circle image in a good location with the snow falling, as not to have too much snow on the snowman's face.  Once I had the image embossed, I sponged SU Bermuda Bay ink for the sky.  To sparkle up the falling snow, Frosted Lace Stickles were applied to each raised dot (snow falling).  I find this technique helps to create a more realistic effect of an actual snowfall.  So fun to experiment with too!   
For the sentiment, I used white embossing powder.  A few strips of SU ribbon were added in the shape of hanging banners.  Foam tape was used under the sentiment to add some dimension.  To complete this card, a few YNS Gumdrops were added around the main image.  

Supplies Used:
Ink - Tombow Markers - N15, N35, N95, 856, 133, 296, 761, 055, and 373.  Versamark Ink Pad, Black Embossing PowderWhite Embossing Powder, and SU Bermuda Bay Ink Pad for sponging the sky of the image.
Paper - Penny Black-Holiday Trimmings 6x6 Paper Pad; SU Bermuda Bay and White Cardstock.
Misc - Glossy AccentsFrosted Lace Stickles, Xmas Red Stickles, Gold Stickles, Spellbinders-Circle Dies, Sizzix-Snowfall Embossing Folder, SU Bermuda Bay Ribbon, YNS Gumdrops-Mermaid Fun, Sponge Dauber, Water Brush, Foam Tape, and Glue Dots.

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