Christmas is really a full season for many of us, not a single day, so if you’re still thinking of whipping up some holiday cards, we’ve got you covered. Hits & Highlights this month is all about bringing the feel of winter to your holiday with a cool palette featuring blues, pinks, and purples — bring a little shiver of delight with wintry colors evocative of falling snow and twinkling lights.
I hadn’t had a chance to use BB Snow Buddies Stamp Set and Die-namics from the November Release yet and I thought they would be perfect for this challenge! To begin, I sponged Strathmore Bristol Smooth paper with Distress Inks in Dusty Concord and Stormy Sky, splattered it with clean water and white acrylic ink, allowing to dry in between. While it was drying I stamped the images on No Line Coloring card stock with Extreme Black hybrid ink, cut them out with the coordinating Die-namics, and colored them with Copic markers, paper piecing the little girl’s hat with Petite Plaids Paper Pack.
Once all that was done I adhered the background directly to a Sweet Tooth card stock base and added Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics, cut from Sweet Tooth card stock with the sentiment from Cool Christmas Stamp Set (retired). Foam tape was used in between layers for dimension and lastly, the images were also popped up on foam for the finish!
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All products from My Favorite Things unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: BB Snow Buddies, Cool Christmas (retired)
Die-namics: BB Snow Buddies, Stitched Snow Drifts
Hybrid Ink: Extreme Black
Patterned Paper: Petite Plaids
MFT Card Stock/Specialty Papers: Sweet Tooth, No Line Coloring
Supplies/Tools: foam mounting tape, Smart Grid Paper Pad, Mini MISTI, Mini MISTI Grid Paper Pad, MISTI Bar Magnets, Square Bone Folder, Scor-Buddy, craft tweezers, Mini Ink Blending Tool
Other: Die-cutting machine, paper cutter, Copic markers, Strathmore Bristol Smooth paper, tape runner, Multi Medium Matte Glue, Precision Tip Glue Applicator Bottle, QuickStik Pick-up Tool, Mini Mister, plastic eraser, Distress Inks: Dusty Concord and Stormy Sky, white acrylic ink, small art brush