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My card base is: Always Artichoke - Or at least I think it is. I found some paper in my stack that was also suppose to be Always Artichoke and yet it had a slightly different shade to it so I'm just guessing that what I used is the AA card stock.
I layered some Cool Carribean (a retired color that I miss) along with some designer paper by Basic Gray.
I stamped my Santa on Whisper White card stock and colored him with Prisma Color Pencils. I cut out the hat and added white liquid applique and a generous sprinkling of Dazzling Diamonds Glitter. The star was colored with a Yellow Spica Glitter Pen. The hat is raised up on the image with foam mounting tape.
I mounted him to an oval of white edged with Cool Carribean ink and then layered to a larger scallop oval of Always Artichoke that I pierced with the Crafters Tool Kit. I added a piece of Cranberry Crisp (retired SU) and an embossed border of Whisper White. I stamped my sentiment (Perfect Ending) with Cranberry Crisp ink. I added three 1/2" circles of Cranberry Crisp cs along with three green Christmas Tree brads (Making Memories) and tied a piece of Artichoke Grosgrain ribbon around the Cranberry piece of card stock.
Yet another Christmas card done!
Dec 1, 2008
ETA: Oopsie...I forgot to include the Close-Up picture of the Owl - It was late when I posted. So here it is:
Do you just want to pinch this cute little owls cheeks? I just love it when a card falls into place so easily. I started by picking a sketch and chose this one from Mojo Monday Then I picked out my Stamps & Finally the colors/paper patterns and away I went. I so love how this turned out.
My Card Base is Always Artichoke layered with Sage Shadow and designer paper (Wintergreen - Retired SU)
The Scalloped piece is Certainly Celery.
I stamped the Owl (Cozy Critters - Whipper Snapper Designs) on Whisper White card stock, colored it with Prismacolor pencils and blended with Gamsol. The Owls eyes were highlighted with a Yellow Spica Glitter Pen (see Close-up for detail). I stamped the Owl a second time on the designer paper and cut out the hat and scarf and paper pieced them to the original. I masked my owl first though and sponged Sage Shadow ink around him. I left my Circle Nestabilitie Die on so that I would leave a white border. This was then mounted onto a larger cirlce of Sage Shadow.
I added 3 light mint colored brads and stamped my sentiment with black ink and punched it out with the word window punch. I added a Celery Grosgrain ribbon and knotted bow at the top and raised my owl with foam mounting tape.
I think he has a nice "wintery" feel about him.