Tag Archive | American Crafts – “Holiday” 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm)

Merry and Bright!!

Today, I’m sharing a light up Christmas card using Dreamerland Crafts stamps called Lets Decorate Our Home – D18037 and for the sentiment Holiday Sentiments Set 003. It’s never too early to start making Christmas cards and here’s hoping that this card will brightens someone’s day this coming Christmas.

To make this card I used a base card of 5.5″ x 4.25″ using Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock. For the background paper, I used my Cuttlebug and My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies to die cut American Crafts – “Holiday” paper. The edges were inked with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers and then I adhered the background to the base card using double-sided tape. Using my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, I stamped the main image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and coloured it in with Copic markers. I added some Stickles – Diamond to the pompom on the hat and fur at the top of the little girl’s boots. For the fluffy snow, I used Cosmic Shimmer Fluffy Stuff and sprinkled on some DecoArt Glamour Dust while it was still wet. Using my Marvy Heat Embossing Tool, I heated up the liquid for it to puff up and look like sparkling snow. I poked holes in the card where I wanted the blue lights to go. I applied some tissue paper over the holes on the back of the image to diffuse the lights. Using Versamark ink and my MISTI, I stamped the sentiment and then applied Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail. This too was heated with my Marvy Heat Embossing Tool. Lastly, added some snowflakes using a Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen. I then set the coloured image aside.

It was now time to set up the bright blue lights for the house using Chibi Lights, copper tape and a battery. I cut out an another rectangle slightly smaller than the coloured image. Placing the coloured image over top of the smaller rectangle, I used a pencil for the placement of the lights on the roof. For the placement of the battery, I used the remote in the girl’s hands as a guide. After mapping out the route for the lights, I place the copper tape down and added 3 blue Chibi Lights to the “+” and “-” paths leading back to the battery. The set up was tested to make sure the lights would come on. Once this was completed, I used 3 layers of 3M VHB – 2 sided tape around the 3 sides of the battery to pop the image up high enough off of the card so that the battery would only light up the lights when someone pressed down on it. To keep the card even all the way around, I added 3 layers of 3M VHB – 2 sided tape to the remainder of the smaller rectangle. The image was then attached to the smaller rectangle. I added some double-sided tape to the back of the smaller rectangle and adhered it directly to the card to finish it off.

Card Recipe:

Stamp: Lets Decorate Our Home – D18037 – Dreamerland Crafts

Sentiment: Holiday Sentiments Set 003 – Dreamerland Crafts

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers, Versamark

Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., American Crafts – “Holiday” 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm)

Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies

Stickles: Diamond

Embossing Powder: Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail

Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, Cuttlebug, Forever in Time – Pop-Dot Tape, Cosmic Shimmer Fluffy Stuff, DecoArt Glamour Dust, Marvy Heat Embossing Tool, Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #10 Pen, Chibi Lights

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000, R30, R20 (Eyes – Sakura Glaze – Black)

Hair: E47, E44, E43

Hat, Scarf and Boots: BG72, BG57, BG32, BG11

Coat: R59, R37, R35

Pants and Boot Soles: E25

Dog: E27, E25, E23 (Eyes and Nose – Sakura Glaze – Black)

Rabbit: E35, E33, E31 (Eyes and Nose – Sakura Glaze – Black)

House: E57, E55, E53, Y06, Y02

Roof: C5, C4, C3, C2, C1

Lights: Y17, Y02, B000

Snow: B60, B000, B0000, Cosmic Shimmer Fluffy Stuff, DecoArt Glamour Dust

Sky: B99, B97, B95

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.

Reindeer and Duck Christmas Cards

Hi There,

Sharing a couple of cards made from Too Cute By Jessica – Christmas Animals SVG Cuts designed by Jesssica Owens 2014.

Using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space, I uploaded the images and then cut the pieces out for the little animals.


Here is a close-up of the image:


For the eyes on both cards, I used Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen and General’s Charcoal White 558 Pencil, black chalk for the shadow and Pigma Micron 01 black marker for the eyelashes.

For the background snow, I used White Permanent Chalk Marker on blue cardstock.

The background papers are from Pebbles – Home for Christmas paper pad – 36 papers- 6 x 6 in (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies were used for framing the deer.

For the mound of snow I used Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″ and Lawn Cuts – Simple Stitched Hillside Borders – Lawn Fawn.

Ribbon banner is from Craftin Desert Diva’s –  “Flag Banner Dies”

Sentiment – My Creative Time – Prehistoric Holidays Stamp Set.

Using the same die cut set, I also made this cute little duck card.


Here is a close up:


For the music background paper, I stamped the musical notes with Recollections – Capturing Special Memories wooden stamp, Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Then I inked up the paper with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Vintage Photo.

The patterned paper behind the duck is from American Crafts – “Holiday” 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

The patterned paper above the musical notes is from Heidi Swapp – HS01073 – 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

Sentiment – Craftin Desert Divas’s – Holly Day Punnies – VersaMark ink and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Die Cuts used – Craftin Desert Diva’s – Fancy Stitched Label Dies.

Hope you like them!


Friends Xmas

Back again to share a card that I made using High Hopes Rubber Stamps Polar Hug SS001 by Dina Gerner.

PolarBear Xmas


Loved this stamp the moment I saw it. Stamped the image with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink and then cut it out.

For the background I used watercolour paper and used various colours to try and create the Northern Lights.

I then used Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Black Soot, Peacock Feathers, Tumbled Glass, Shaded Lilac, Dusty Concord and Broken China.

To colour in the image I used Copics – BG05, B05, BG15 and B24 on the hat and scarf.

Penguin – Spectrum Noir – IG3, IG5, IG7 and Copic 100. Feet and beak, YR07. Pompom, Liquid Applique. Wink of Stella – Clear on scarf and hat brim.

Polar Bear, Blue shadow – PC904 – PrismaColor Premier and Gamsol. Tongue – Copic R37. Nose – Sakura Gelly Roll 06.

Sentiment – Craftin Desert Diva’s – Polar Pals. Embossed with VersaMark and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

I cut using my die cut from Craftin Desert Diva’s – Outdoor Landscape Dies. Snow on ground is Recollections Christmas Ink Jet Printable Glitter Paper.

Square cuts are from My Creative Time – Stitched Squares Inside and Out.

Background paper is – American Crafts – “Holiday” – 6 x 6 in. (15.2 x 5.2 cm)

Snow falling is made from Craftin Desert Diva’s – Across the Border stamp,  VersaMark and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Silver Edging around outside of card – Pilot Silver Marker – Medium Point.

Entered this card into:


https://www.facebook.com/High-Hopes-Rubber-Stamps-1041614605853195/ (Christmas / Winter Challenge)


Xmas Card for Vet 2015

Back to share this year’s card for our vet Dr. Aziz and his wonderful staff from “Boo” our cat.

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The stamp on the front page is from High Hopes Rubber Stamps – “Wasn’t Me! TT013” by Dina Gerner.

The sentiment was typed out on my computer in Word. I saw this sentiment at “One Crazy Stamper” on another card created by Sheri Burry and loved it!

The image was coloured with my Spectrum Noir markers.

For the cat I used – IG2, IG4, IG6 and IG8. CR4 for cheeks and ears. Bow – DR6, DR8. Nose and Eyes – Sakura Glaze – Black

Tree: LG2, J3, GT2. EB2, EB4, EB6 and DR6.

Christmas Balls – DR6, DR8. PL2, PL3, PL4. CT2, CT4. BT4, BT8. Wink of Stella – Clear.

Mouse – TN2, TN3, TN4.

Ribbon – American Crafts

Background Paper – American Crafts – “Holiday” 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm)

Frames – My Creative Time – Stitched Squares Inside and Out

Gold border around frames – Sharpie  – Medium Gold

Inside of card:

Image: Penny Black – Holly Day Critters

For the cat I used – IG2, IG4, IG6 and IG8. CR4 for cheeks and ears

Tree Boughs – Tree: LG2, J3, GT2.

Christmas Balls – DR6, DR8 and BT4, BT8. Wink of Stella – Clear.

IG1 was used for shadow on both images.

Sentiment: Just Rite Cling – Sparky and Friends

Hope you like it.

Also entered into “http://onecrazystampercom.blogspot.ca/2015/12/december-challenge-christmaswinter.html”

Entered into https://www.facebook.com/High-Hopes-Rubber-Stamps-1041614605853195/ (Christmas / Winter Challenge)