Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Inspired Stamps: Christmas!

Good Tuesday, bloggers! Did you know it's just a little under four months till Christmas? Crazy, right? I've decided to make a bunch of different Christmas cards this year to keep things festive. Well that and I'm a full time wife and college student who doesn't have a lot of down time. I also happen to make a lot of design team Christmas cards. Which is fine by me, I love Christmas cards! I figure at the end of November I'll have more than enough cards to send off to loved ones for Christmas. Kind of cool to have a bunch of different handmade cards to send off. We usually tuck a picture inside, too.

For this card I embossed the snowflakes from the Let it Snow stamp set from Inspired stamps in clear embossing powder on white paper. Then I went over the snow flakes with different blue distress inks for an ombre look. Then I free hand cut two snow hills and embossed the sentiment in blue on one of the hills. Lastly I Copic colored the snowman and made him a pouf ball out of Divine Twine Christmas twine for the top of his hat. I really like how it turned out and will have a hard time deciding which home he'll go to this Christmas ....but I still have time to figure that out! :)  Make sure to stop by the Inspired Stamps Blog and see all the beautiful creations the rest of the design team has waiting for you!





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Inky and glittery fingers for all!
-Gaby

  • Entered into Simon Says Stamp and Show's Summer Distress Ink Challenge. I know it's a winter card, but I did use the Salty Ocean ink from the Summer release!

8 comments:

  1. Cute X-mas card!!
    Loooove the snowflakes...

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  2. Gaby this is adorable!! I love that snowman...his expression is great. Awesome card :)

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  3. This is such an adorable card - that snowman is so wonderful. TFS

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  4. Gaby your snowman is adorable!
    TFS

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  5. I love your snowman with his twine pom pom!

    Hugs,
    Janea

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  6. Very festive card. I love the Pom Pom on the snowman's hat.

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  7. Very cute! Love the snowman and the great wintery sky. Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show!

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