With Sympathy….

It’s time again for the Crafty Awesomeness Challenge on Crafting Circle.Com.  For the month of October our DT was to make a Color on Color Card.  I chose White on White.  We could add a pop of color and I chose to use Silver.

Sympathy cards are not my favorite to make but I needed one, and I just thought this would work out well. The Large Die Cut is by Die’sire from Crafters Companion and bought at Hobby Lobby.  The Banner Cut is by Hero Arts and is part of their Stamp & Cut line. It comes with two different size die Banners and an assortment of stamped sentiments to use with either banner.  I think I’m going to get a lot of use out of this set.

The Silver Paper was from my scraps. The Butterflies are made from an older Martha Stewart Punch.

Thanks, Dee.  Please come and join us this month.

Winter Bliss…!?

This digi by Bugaboo is called “Stella Calendar Months – November.” As you know if you’ve been following me for any length of time, that Stella is my favorite Bugaboo character. I see myself in her!

This is my first project for the new “Bugaboo Crafty Challenge” over at Craftingcircle. It is a new monthly prize challenge for Bugaboo stamps projects and starts on the 15th of every month. Come over and check it out and join us.  It will be lots of fun and we’ll have some great prizes.

I wanted to use a paper that looked “cold” and I think this one was perfect. I printed the image several times and used the different layers to make a 3-D Card.  I find the fussy-cutting very hard, but I’m gonna keep practicing until it gets easier.  If anyone has any suggestions, please feel free to share them with me.

I colored her with Copic Markers and used a jar of Rowney White Watercolor Paint for the snow.  I also rubbed a little on the bottom part of the page to make the area look more like a snow bank. I got the affect of snow flakes by dipping the end of paint brush into the white paint and dabbing it on the card and the banner. Can’t you just see that snow piling up?

The paper is by Bo Bunny and called the “Altitude Collection.” It was from Hobby Lobby.   I’ve used Judi-Kins Diamond Glaze on her glasses and a cotton ball for her hand muff and the edge of her coat. Her earmuffs are a pink pom-pom cut in half.  I’m not sure where the one on her hat came from, but the Glass Icicles are from Joanns.

The sentiment is computer generated and the top border and Letter Banners are dies by Die-namics from My Favorite Things.  The Twine is from Hobby Lobby.

Thanks for stopping by.

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