I used the Stampin’ Up! Cozy Critters Host Exclusive and Christmas Pines stamp sets to create a Christmas card for the Happy Stampers blog hop. We’ve got a color challenge this week and here is the card that I created for it.
Here are the colors that we’re using this week:
The design for my card was inspired by The Challenge #80.
I started by adhering a panel from the Candy Cane Lane DSP panel to the top of a panel of Crumb Cake card stock with SNAIL. I added a very thin strip of Real Red card stock along the edge of the DSP using Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere it. I adhered the layered panel to a panel of Real Red card stock with SNAIL and then to an Early Espresso card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the sentiment from the Christmas Pines photopolymer stamp set on a strip of Early Espresso card stock in VersaMark Ink, sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it. I punched the end of the Early Espresso strip and a strip of Whisper White card stock with the Banner Triple Punch and adhered them to the Crumb Cake panel with SNAIL.
I stamped the little fox image from the Cozy Critters Host Exclusive photopolymer stamp set three times in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock. I punched the tail, body and head from the three stamped images with the Fox Builder Punch. I stamped the fox image again in Real Red and Crumb Cake inks on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then snipped out the scarf and little line on the tail with a scissors.
I adhered the scarf and ring on the tail with Multipurpose Liquid Glue to the Early Espresso Punches and then adhered the tail and body with SNAIL to a circle that I’d cut from Whisper White card stock with a Layering Circles Framelits Die. I adhered the head with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the Whisper White Circle. Then I adhered the die cut circle with SNAIL to a scalloped circle that I’d cut from Real Red card stock with another Layering Circles Framelits Die. I adhered the layered circles to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added a Real Red enamel star from the Brights Enamel Shapes pack to finish it.
I stamped the sentiment from the Christmas Pines stamp set in Early Espresso ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock and then added a strip of DSP from the Candy Cane Lane DSP pack on the inside of the card.
You can see a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, for this project at the very bottom of this post.
Alright, on with the hop! Click the button below to hop over to see what Mary Deatherage has created today.
And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Early Espresso – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base, 5/8″ x 5″ strip
- Real Red – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 1/8″ x 5-1/8″ strip, Layering Circles Framelits die cut
- Crumb Cake – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
- Whisper White – three Fox Builder Punches, two hand cut images, Layering Circles Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper – 1-1/4″ x 5-1/8″ strip, 1/2″ x 5-1/4″ strip (inside card)
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: