Thursday, December 8, 2016

Winter Holidays

Hello crafty peeps, today starts a new challenge over at Star Stampz "winter holidays". I'm using Christmas star for this challenge. I wanted to make a card that had some type of peek a boo window to hold a gift card in as a surprise, but be a card as well to write something in. So I used this tutorial from splitcoast stampers "surprise pop up card" to do this in. I also used a gift card holder cut from the silhouette store that I had as a template for the cuts made to hold the gift card, and had my cameo cut it into my card base.

Materials used:

Star Stampz - Christmas Star
Clearly Besotted - Brushed Greetings
Simon Says Stamps - So Very Merry
Pretty Pink Posh - Scallop frames
Wink of stella - clear
Snow marker
Nuvo crystal drops - bright gold
Gelly roll - Gold



Copics used:

Tree - G29, G19, GO5, E29, E25
Girl -  E00, E11, E04, R20, R29, R24, C5, YG06, G05, E25, E33, Y38, Y35, Y11
Sky - B00, B000, B0000


 

I didn't want to leave the slider element of the card blank when its pulled out, so stamped it with Clearly Besotted brushed greetings and emblossed it with wow! gold pearl. I also cut the bottom of my image because it didn't want to do a score line to help it bend up. I just thought a cut like would look cleaner.  I could've made my image smaller to fit over the top of the window but I  really wanted it to fill in the card more.



Inside I used The SSS so very merry stamp "Noel" and embossed it with a yellow green from stampendous. I'm not sure of the exact color because it came in a set and has no color names on it. I then colored it with glazed gelly roll pens, hoping to give it a stained glass look but it just didn't turn out that way.

Thanks for stopping by I hope you enjoyed my project and join us over at Star Stampz for this winter holiday challenge!

I'd like to enter this in the following challenges:

7 comments:

  1. Wow this is amazing. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. This is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with the MarkerPOP challenge!

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  3. What a clever card this is! So colourful and festive too

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  4. This is so well done--inside and out! Love the coloring and snow details! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Ice Inspiration” Challenge! Awesome details and design! Super work!

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  5. What a gorgeous project and the image is so beautifully coloured ~ lovely work and a fabulous gift idea! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :) x

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  6. Wow - wonderful card. Great coloring. :)

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