The C.R.A.F.T. Design Team says, “Let’s get active and involve Sports this week’s Card!” After making a Christmas card for our last challenge, I was still in the winter mood. I used Dr. Digi’s, Simple Snowman. I printed him out using my laser printer, then put him through my Minc machine using the shiny black foil. I filled him in with a bit of Copic Colouring then layered him on a die cut scenic background using Stampin Ups Christmas dies. The sentiments and snowballs are from Lawn Fawn. My sports are Sleigh riding and a snowball fight. Note: This cute little digi is available in B&W or Coloured.
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It is time for our monthly Colour Challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown. We are looking for some very bright and lively colours this week. I selected a fun digi stamp from Bugaboo Stamps called Trop Santa Suntan. I coloured him with my Copic markers, fuzzy cut him out and used various papers from my stash. The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn – Toboggan Together Set.
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This month’s challenge at Simply Create Too is to make a card using your favourite colours. I really like pinks and aqua/turquoise. For my card, I started by stamping the buildings and trees using Lawn Fawn’s Christmas Village. I hand coloured the images using various pink and aqua Copic markers. I die cut them out using the matching dies. The background was created using Tim Holtz Oxide Distress Inks in green, blue, and pinks. I splashed on water droplets to create a snowy texture. Finally, I created my pretty little snowy village.
This week the C.R.A.F.T. Design Team is challenging you to think of Three of a Kind. For my card, I decided to try out my new Altenew Layering Stamp – Tulip Stamp Set. I love tulips. They are my favorite flowers! With this stamp set, you stamp various coloured inks (Hero Arts/Stampin’ Up) in layers vs hand colouring the image. I used my Misti to help me line up the stamps and I think I did a pretty good job on my first attempt. The grass was created using a Lawn Fawn die.
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Andreja came up with a wonderful theme for this week’s 52CCT challenge! I really had to put on my thinking cap, As I do not have any Christmas fairy stamps, I made due with my Lawn Fawn – Fairy Friends Stamp. I started with stamp the Christmas Tree from the On the Town Clear Stamp set. I stamped the fairies separately, coloured them with Copic Markers and die cut them out with the matching dies. Next, I added gems to the tree, placed the fairies, then added gems to their hands to make it appear they decorated the tree, The background coloured were created with the new Oxide Distress Inks.