Today, I’m featuring a Christmas card from Dreamerland Crafts new Christmas release called We Wish You A Merry Christmas – D20012. This card features a little kitten helping his friend celebrate the joy of Christmas giving.
To create this card, I first die-cut some Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using my Cuttlebug and Creative Expressions – Festive Frames – Snowball. I separated the 2 pieces of the die-cut and using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black, I stamped the image onto the paper and coloured it in with Copic markers. I stamped the sentiment using VersaMark ink. The sentiment was then embossed with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail and Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool was used to heat set the embossing powder. Once this was done, I added all of the snowflakes in the sky using a Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen and also Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen. For the snow on the ground, I used a mixture of Nuvo Glitter Accents – Fresh Snowfall and Stickles – Crystal. This was then set aside for a few hours to dry.
For the frame, I used Cosmic Shimmer Opal Polish – Summer Sky. It was my first time using this polish and I just love how it turned out. Once the snow on the image was dry, I flipped the 2 die-cuts over and attached them back together using some clear tape on the back.
The card was now ready to assemble. For the card base I used The Paper Studio – Primary Base Colours 4.25″ x 5.5″. I added some double-sided tape and some glue to the backing of the finished frame and image and attached it directly to the card base.
Stamp and Sentiment: We Wish You A Merry Christmas – D20012 (Dreamerland Crafts)
Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, VersaMark
Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, The Paper Studio – Primary Base Colours 4.25″ x 5.5″
Opal Polish: Cosmic Shimmer – Summer Sky
Glitter \ Snow: Nuvo Glitter Accents – Fresh Snowfall, Stickles – Crystal
Die Cuts: Creative Expressions – Festive Frames – Snowball – CED3146
Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Marvy Uchida – Embossing Heat Tool, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen, 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Cuttlebug, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen
Image coloured with Copic Markers:
Face: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000, R22, R20, Eyes – Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #5 Pen
Hair: E15, Y38, Y21, YR23
Hat, Cape and Coat: G29, YG17, YG05, YG03, BV20, C1, C0
Pants: B26, B23, B21
Boots: E53, E51, E50, E29, E27, E25, E23
Present: R14, R13, R11
Bow and Girl’s Scarf: R59, R39, R37, R35
Kitten and Scarf: N10, N8, N6, N4, N3, G29, YG17, YG05, YG03, R32, R20, Eyes – Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #5 Pen
Present: Y17, Y15, Y08, Y04, Y17, Y15, Y13
Stars: Y17, Y15, Y13
Sky: B99, B97, B79, B69, B39, B37, B34, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen
Hope you like it and have a great week!
You can find more cards to inspire you at Dreamerland Crafts and Pointer Scrapbooking on the Facebook Fan pages from the rest of our design team.
I love this! That shimmer is amazing!!!!!!! I have never seen that polish before! Beautiful ❤️
Wow! Thank you so much Natasha! I have lots of different polishes, but I’ve never really used a lot of them. But I’m going to start. I love the finish it gives too.
You would really love the Cosmic Shimmer products for some of the watercolours that you do.
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Ohhhhh I don’t know those powders! Yes!!!!! Who sells those?