I used the Stampin’ Up! Mountain Adventure stamp set to create fun winter themed 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 (I cheated just a little and adde a blue sky and a yellow light in the window…don’t tell!):
I started by stamping the line images from the Mountain Adventure photopolymer stamp set in Basic Gray Archival ink on a panel of watercolor paper. I used Soft Sky and Crumb Cake inks with an Aqua Painter to add a little color to the sky and mountains.
I used my Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Garden Green and So Saffron Stampin’ Write Markers to color the little house and then let the panel dry completely. I stamped the evergreen trees from the Mountain Adventure stamp set in Garden Green ink around the house and then placed Post-It Notes to mask along the snow line and stamped the trees over the mountain area.
I inked the sentiment from the Mountain Adventure stamp set in Cherry Cobbler and Garden Green inks and stamped it on the watercolor panel. To get the two-color sentiment, I placed Post-It Notes to mask off the line images on the stamp and then inked it with Cherry Cobbler ink. I removed the Post-It Notes and carefully inked the lines with Garden Green ink.
I applied Clear Wink of Stella over the snow areas on the watercolor paper and then adhered the panel to a panel of Cherry Cobbler card stock with Fast Fuse Adhesive. I adhered the layered panel to a Garden Green card base and added a Garden Green enamel heart from the Regals Enamel Shapes pack to finish it.
I stamped the sentiment from the Mountain Adventure stamp set in Garden Green ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock inside the card. I used the fine-tip of my Cherry Cobbler and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Write Markers to color the mittens. The fine-tip minimizes blending and smearing. 🙂
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:
- Amy Koenders – You Are Here
- Mary Deatherage
- Jari Francis
- Kristi Gray
- Jaimie Babarczy
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Garden Green – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Cherry Cobbler – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Whisper White – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Watercolor Paper – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
I love absolutely everything about your card today! It reminds made of a sleepy snow covered (ski) town…Your details really rock and I truly feel as if I’m there, seeing the snow covered mountain and feeling the frosty bite of air, lol 😀 Well done Amy! Brrrr, I’m feeling chilly, hahaha 😛
Thanks Jill! I am trying to get Mother Nature to send a little cool weather our way…wearing shorts and t-shirts on Nov 3 is just weird!! 🙂
Oh, wow, that is so cool! I love the great winter scene you have created. Love the inside, too!
Thanks Jari! 🙂
Darling card Amy. I never even noticed this stamp set in the catalog and you just made me pay attention. Love everything about this card, the colors, the clean lines, the feel, great card!
Thanks Kristi! 🙂
Schuss schuss Schuss – pretty sure that’s the sound the skiers make! I can practically hear them! Super fun card and awesome details, Amy! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
aw, what a perfect little winter scene you have created…really, shorts in November? lucky you!
Thanks Sandi! It’s been so HOT here…I’m so ready for fall!! 🙂