« Add Sparkly Texture to a Stitched Tree by Jean Okimoto | Main | Rainbow Christmas
by Trina Pham »

Fri 04

Be Merry
by Donna Sledzik

IMG_1796

Good morning everyone! Today I have a fun Christmas card featuring this cute snowman die which is part of the new 2020 Christmas Release.

IMG_1795

To make this card, I started by inking the word stamp with Speckled Egg Distress ink and stamped it onto watercolor paper. Next I die cut the snowman in the center of the background paper. I saved the hat, nose and scarf from the die cut to color and glue back into place on the snowman. I inked the edges of the paper with Speckled Egg Distress ink and glued this to black cardstock, leaving a border around the watercolor paper. 

Next, I colored the nose, scarf and the hat band with copic markers and glued them in place on the die cut image.  The hat band was a thin strip cut from the hat.

I used white acrylic paint to lighten up the snowman's body and spattered the paper to have it look like snow. I used a white gel pen to add some highlights to the snowman.

Once the paint was dry, I stamped the sentiment in black ink under the snowman.

IMG_1800

Next I used the Pinpoint Snowflake craft die on a piece of watercolor paper and glued that to a black cardstock mat.  I glued a strip of red patterned paper to the left side of the snowflake background and adhered it to a white card base.

I stamped and white heat embossed the words "be merry'' on a strip of black cardstock and glued that to the card.

To finish the card, I added some white Nuvo Drops to the card front.

Well, that's it for today! Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!

Donnasignature

 

Supplies

 

Comments

Such a fun mix of papers on this adorable design.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment