Monday, 6 August 2018

Merry & Bright!

I have a Christmas card to share today featuring a stamp from the Penny Black 'Joy to the World' set. I coloured the image using watercolour pencils, then carefully cut it out. For the background, I used a snippet left over from making one of these cards that I'd made by 'splodging' Distress Inks (Peacock Feathers, Mermaid Lagoon & Blueprint Sketch) on to wet watercolour paper. I stamped by Simon Says Stamp 'Falling Snow' background stamp using Versamark Ink on to it, then heat embossed it in white. I matted  it on to a snippet of navy card, then added the animals over the top popped up on 3D foam pads. The sentiment stamp is from the 'Scribbly Christmas' set by Tim Holtz for Stampers Anonymous.

Challenges for this card:


Karin Ã…kesdotter said...

Your card is so beautiful! LOVE how you created thatsnowy background! Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! /Karin

Claudia Rogier said...

Awesome card. I love it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge

DT Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge

Celeste Goff said...

Love your adorably sweet winter scene! So nicely done!

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

Such a fun, happy and bright card. Wonderful coloring. Thanks so much for playing with us at Happy Little Stampers August Christmas Challenge.

Di said...

Oh Helen, what a delightful Christmas card! Oddly enough, I just bought a background snow stamp - great idea to emboss with white EP, I was wondering how I'd get a strong enough image on a darker background!


Di xx

Neets B said...

Such a cheery Christmas card. Love the bright colours and their smiley faces. A great creation for our challenge. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x
Well done on your Christmas card tally too!