February 2019 Challenge Christmas cards Facebook Group

Hello Everyone and welcome back to my blog!
Today I am sharing with you my Design Team inspiration card that I created for the February 2019 challenge over at the Christmas cards Facebook group and the theme this month is “Anything goes – Option Critters”
For my card today I decided to use the free digital image by Mindy Baxter from My Creative Scoop . Mindy Baxter is a talented crafter, cardmaker and amazing in coloring with Copic markers. Please go and have a look at her page, I am sure you will love her.
So I printed the image on Neenah solar white card stock, colored it with Copic markers first and then added details with my Faber Castell Polychromos pencils.
I then created the background by using distress inks on a watercolor paper. After sponging “Broken China” and “Salty Ocean” I used droplets of water to create texture.
For the wooden frame look I used watercolor paper and sponged “Vintage Photo” distress oxide. Then using the 3D embossing folder by Tim Holtz called “Lumber” I passed it through the Big shot to create the wooden effect. After the watercolor paper was embossed I sponged on top “Walnut Stain” distress oxide and then I used the “Stacked Labels” dies from Tim Holtz and Sizzix to die cut the frame, I also die cut the background so it would fit inside the frame. I created the snow bank with a pearly white card stock. I passed a piece of it through the Big shot with the Stacked label die and then created the snow hill with my scissors.
To assemble my card I fussy cut the image and added foam squares in the back.
I adhered the wooden frame first with glue on the card base, then glued in the background and on top of that the snow bank.
Before adhering the image I stamped the sentiment and as a final touch I added some enamel dots.
I had so much fun creating this card and I hope you like it!
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5 replies to “February 2019 Challenge Christmas cards Facebook Group

  1. Υπέροχη κάρτα, Όλγα μου. Πανέμορφα τα πιγκουινάκια και το φόντο τους και αγαπημένο το design σου. Πολλά φιλιά, φίλη μου.


Thank you so much for your comment! It always makes me so happy when I read them! xoxo Olga

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