Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Winter Friends!!

It’s Wednesday, and this week, I made a Christmas card using High Hopes Rubber Stamps Winter Friends - TT048 for the main image and Jingle All the Way - H040, for the sentiment. Snowmen are one of my favourite images to colour and how adorable is this happy snowman singing to his little friend?

To make my card this week, I began with a card base of 6" x 6" using AC Cardstock - White. I adhered American Crafts - "Kringle and Co" 6 x 6 in. cardstock to the base front. Red and green cardstock were cut to the sizes of 6" x 1.25" and 6" x 1-1/8" from some spare paper I had. I adhered the green to the red using double-sided tape and some glue to allow me to centre it. The combined strip was put through a Xyron Create a Sticker to keep it flat. I added this combined strip to the card approximately a .25" up from the bottom. Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Rustic Wilderness was used to ink around all of the edges of the card and it was set aside to dry.

Using my Cuttlebug and paper from Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, I die cut the frame with Gina Marie Designs - Loopy Oval die cuts. The image was stamped onto the die cut using my MISTI and Memento - Tuxedo Black ink. I coloured in the image and then added the snow in the sky using a Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen. Stickles - Crystal was added to the snow on the ground and along the branches to give it some sparkle.  I set the image to the side to allow the Stickles time to dry.

I cut a piece of Recollections Christmas Ink Jet Printable Glitter Paper to the size of 4" x 1". Using my MISTI once again, I stamped the sentiment onto it using Memento - Tuxedo Black ink and then cut a fish tail on each end. U-Line double sided tape was added to the back of the sentiment and then it was popped up and centred in between the red and green stripe. U-Line double-sided tape was added to the back of the image and it was popped up onto the card above the sentiment once the Stickles had dried. Lastly, I die cut 2 pinecones and some pine leaves using my Cuttlebug and dies from Stampin' UP! - Pretty Pines Thinlets die set. Liquid glue was used to pieced them altogether. I adhered these to the 2 upper corners of the card and then applied some Stickles - Crystal to the leaves to finish off the card.

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Winter Friends - TT048 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Sentiment: Jingle All the Way - H040 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Inks: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Rustic Wilderness

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, AC Cardstock - White, American Crafts - "Kringle and Co" 6 x 6 in. (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm), Recollections Christmas Ink Jet Printable Glitter Paper

Die Cuts: Gina Marie Designs - Loopy Oval, Stampin' UP! - Pretty Pines Thinlets (141851)

Tools: MISTI - Most Incredible Stamping Tool, U-Line double-sided tape, Stickles - Crystal, Cuttlebug, Xyron Create a Sticker

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Snowman: BV20, B0000, YR68, Y38, Y18, R29, R24, RV00, Colorless Blender

Snowman Hat, Mittens and Scarf: G99, GY67, YG63, YG61, R59, R37, R35

Snowman Boots and Buttons: C9, C7, C5, C3

Bird: R46, R14, R08, Y17

Bird Hat and Scarf: G99, YG67, YG63, R59, R37, R35

Bells: YR27, YR23, Y15, Y11, Y00

Tree Branch and Pines: E29, E25, E23, G49

Snow: BV20, B0000, Colorless Blender, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen, Stickles - Crystal

Sky: B04, B02, B01, B00

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

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