Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Merry Christmas Card (Fairy Tale Challenge #158)

Hi everyone! :o)

Today a new challenge started at Fairy Tale Challenge Blog, our last challenge this year.

Our theme for this fortnight is #158, Hangeschriebener Winter / Handwritten Winter. Make a winter project with handwritten sentiment. You are also allowed to use sentiment stamp that looks like handwritten.

This time our lucky winner will win these two clear stamps. :o)

And here is what I came up with: CAS (clean and simple), Merry Christmas Card. :o)

For my card I used ADORABLE reindeer from Mama Elephant 'Reindeer Games' stamp set and sentiment from  Apple Blossom 'Happy Santa' stamp set.

Image is paper pieced. First I stamped a sentiment and reindeer directly on a top folded card base and colored the reindeer with black marker. Then I stamped the reindeer on a watercolor paper, colored him in watercolor technique with Distress Inks, fussy cut, colored edges with black marker and softened him with stylus ball. Lastly, I glued the colored reindeer over the reindeer stamped on the card base, covered his muzzle and medallion on his collar with gloss resin to create glossy accents and my card was finished. :o)

Card dimensions: 95 mm x 133 m(3 3/4" x 5 1/4")

List of supplies:
  • Mama Elephant 'Reindeer Games' stamp set
  • Apple Blossom 'Happy Santa' stamp set
  • white cardstock paper (card base)
  • watercolor paper
    • Ranger's Archival Ink (Jet Black)
    • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks
      • Fossilized Amber
      • Barn Door
      • Lucky Clover
      • Tea Dye
      • Vintage Photo
      • Walnut Stain
      • Hickory Smoke
      • Black Soot
    • Stabilo Fibre Tip Pen (Markers), Black 68/46
    • UHU universal glue
    • Gloss Resin Super Clear
    • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
    • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
    • scissors
    • stylus ball
    • soft working mat
    • crafting needle
    • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. 3/0
    • paper towels
    • water

    I hope you liked my project for this fortnight and got inspired. Stop by the Fairy Tale Challenge Blog and see gorgeous creations my Design Team Mates made for this challenge. Do join us, we can't wait to see your projects. :o)

    I am entering my card to following challenges:
    Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

    1) Country View Challenges, December 2016 - Christmas
    This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

    2) Paru's Card Making Challenges, December Challenge: Christmas Tag or Card
    This is my 6th entry to this challenge.

    3) STAMPlorations, December CAS Card Challenge
    This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

    Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)



    1. joooj, čisto vsaka tvoja CAS čestitka je čudovita! Tudi ta :)

    2. Supercute CAS!! Love this sweet reindeer and your fab paperpiecing! Great result with all your accurate techniques, well done!
      Merry Christmas! :)

    3. Very sweet Christmas card, Milka and great take with the one layer.

    4. Još jedna divna! :) :) :)
      Ali moja je najljepša! Hvala ti, Milka. :)

    5. brilliant CAS make - love this! Thanks for joining us at Countryview challenges and good luck! Hugs rachel xx

    6. This is such a super card, love the gorgeous CAS layout, that cute reindeer and gorgeous sentiment! Thank you for playing along with the STAMPlorations CAS Challenge. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards


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