Lighting the Candles!!


Today, I’m sharing a Christmas card that I made using Dreamerland Crafts stamp called Lighting the Candles – D15204. This little angel is helping to light the way to a joyous Christmas for all!

To create this card I began by making a base of 5.5″ x 4.25″ using Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock. Doodlebug Design Inc. – Winter Wonderland was cut to the same size and applied directly to the base card using double-sided tape. I cut a piece of Recollections – Burgundy to the size of 5.5″ x 2″ and from a scrap piece of patterned paper 5.5″ x 1.75″. Double-sided tape was used to attach the 2 pieces together. These were attached to the base card using double-sided tape.

With my Cuttlebug, I die-cut Crafter’s Companion – Luxury Cardstock – Ice Blue Pack and Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card cardstock with Creative Expressions by Sue Wilson – Festive Collection – Holly Lattice Frame. U-Line double-sided tape was attached to the larger die-cut and it was popped up onto the centre of the card.

The image was stamped onto the the smaller die-cut using Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, MISTI and Dreamerland Crafts – Lighting the Candles stamp. It was coloured in with Copic markers and Stickles – Star Dust was added to the snow on the ground. For the sky, UNIPosca PC-3M White marker was used for the small snowflakes. Dress It Up – Holiday Collection – Itty Bitty Snowflakes and Dress It Up – Holiday Collection – It’s Cold Outside buttons were placed over top of the images’ snowflakes with liquid glue after I had removed the backing from them. Wink of Stella – Clear was applied to the wings to make them sparkle. I added U-Line double-sided tape to the back of the completed image and popped it up onto the centre of the card.  To complete the card, I placed a PinkFresh Glitter Drops – Lagoon in each corner.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Lighting the Candles – D15204 – Dreamerland Crafts

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Crafter’s Companion – Luxury Cardstock – Ice Blue Pack, Doodlebug Design Inc. – Winter Wonderland (6″ x 6″), Recollections – Burgundy

Die Cuts: Creative Expressions by Sue Wilson – Festive Collection – Holly Lattice Frame – CED3125

Tools and Miscellaneous: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, U-Line double-sided tape, Cuttlebug, PinkFresh Glitter Drops – Lagoon, Dress It Up – Holiday Colllection – It’s Cold Outside, Dress It Up – Holiday Collection – Itty Bitty Snowflakes, UNIPosca PC-3M White marker, Wink of Stella – Clear

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000, R30, R20

Hair: E47, E44, E43, E42

Dress: BG09, BG05, BG02, BG01

Wings: BG0000, BG000, BV0000, Y00

Wreath: G99, G29, G28, G24, G21, YG67, YG17, R59, R39, R37

Candle: RV14, RV13, RV11, YR12, Y08, R24

Sky: B05, B04, B02, B01

Shadows in Snow: BV20, B0000, Colorless Blender

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.

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