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Sun 18

Let It Snow Pink
by Trina Pham

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Happy Sunday everyone.  October is breast cancer awareness month and there are several challenges honoring it with a pink theme.  I’m sure you’ve figured out where my inspiration came from. 😉  One of the challenges is generously donating $4 per entry to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Pretty amazing, right?  So if you are interested in entering to donate, head on over to the Jingle Belles challenge HERE.  

Okay, now onto my simple pink Christmas card.  Started by die cutting the Charming Snowman Collage die from mixed media paper resulting in this.

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Adhered a torn snowy ground mask to the bottom of the panel, and ink blended Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry distress inks (DI) with blender brushes to create the bright pink sky.  After the photo was taken, I lightly blended Black Soot DI around the top and side edges.  Spritz it with water then blot with a paper towel to give it texture.

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Die cut the snowman again, this time from white glitter paper in the Frosted Glitter Pad.  Colored the outline piece with Copic Sketch markers C00, C1, C3 and 100 (arms), then inlaid it into the panel. 

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For better details and definition, the hat and scarf were die cut from alcohol ink friendly paper, colored with Copic markers then pieced on top.  The mixed media eyes, nose and buttons were also colored with Copic markers then inlaid back.  Black heat embossed the sentiment from Spirit of Christmas stamp set with clear glitter embossing powder and mounted the panel to a white card base to finish.

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Not my usual or comfortable color to create with, but it was a fun change up.  And that’s it for today.  Thank you for joining me.  Have a wonderful week.

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Comments

Fabulous ! Love how your snowman turned out and you totally rock with your pink background. Thanks so much for sharing. x

Wow, what a terrific post! I’ve just recently found you and your packed with great ideas! Your snowman card is a beauty! Thanks for sharing the process!

Gorgeous card, Trina, and thanks for the tutorial on how you made it so special!!

wow love that die and what your created Trina, the silver outline as shadowing. Might just have to put that one on my list to buy :)

OMG..Gorgeous blended pinks background for your beautiful die cut twice and colored pieces inlaid. Love your black, grey and hot pink colors over your white cardstock. So clever and creative, Trina. TFS my friend. Love and Hugs..Nancy

What a great snowman with that gorgeous bright pink background!

Stunning blending and what a fun and fabulous Contemporary Christmas card x.

Lovely and warm! Your colouring with shades and the dimensions added give a fab look to this snowman!

I love that pink snow and how spritzing with water made it. The glitter snowman is great.

Love your cards and was happy to learn of the pink holiday breast cancer donation card "challenge"

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