Monday, January 9, 2012

Winter

Today I get to share with you my very first card as guest designer at Creative Stamp Friends.  I am so excited as I will be a guest designer for the months of January, February and March!!! How cool is that!!  So this week the challenge theme is WINTER.  The image I used, Christmas Bunny, is from Wee Stamps.

I started with a white card base.  To it I added layers of light blue and white card stock.  The embossing is done by using a cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder. I colored the image using crayola and prisma color pencils.  I punched snowflakes out of white card stock and mini snowflakes out of light blue card stock.  To get the finished look of each snowflake I layered a light blue snowflake on top of a white snowflake. I added crystal stickles and a white pearl to the center.  I also added crystal stickles to all the white card stock (except the embossed piece), and to the snow on the image. I added carrara marble glitter glue to the fur on the hat. I finished the card by adding 3 white pearls to the upper corner.

The glitter that I added to the hat was part of the Martha Stewart glitter glue set that my kiddos got me as a Christmas gift.  This was the first time that I have used this brand of glitter glue and I LOVE IT! I can't wait to use it again. LOL.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Everybody Art: Snow

Cupcake Craft Room: Anyting Goes

Tuesday Taggers: All Your Own Work

Creative Card Crew: snow Day

Alota Rubber Stamps: A, B or C (B is for Blue)

Stamps R Us: What You Got For Christmas or Anything Goes (Glitter Glue)

Little Darlings Challenge: Cold

Do You Stack Up: Let It Snow

Pixie Dust Studio: Monochromatic

Inky Impressions: Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp: New Something (used new glitter glue)

Creative Belli Blog: Snowflakes



Card Ingredients

Wee Stamps Christmas Bunny Digital Stamp
White Card Stock
Bazzill Basics Light Blue Card Stock
White Pearls
Martha Stewart Carrera Marble Glitter Glue
Crystal Stickles
Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder
Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch
Martha Stewart Snowflake Corner Punch
Crayola Color Pencils ~ Tan, Light Brown, Light Blue, Navy Blue, Pine Green, Silver
Prisma Color Pencils ~ White, Rose, Light Cerulean Blue, Crimson Red

12 comments:

Kathy and Lucky said...

My goodness this is one fantastic card, love the image, love the embossing and the glitter on the hat. Wonderful Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us.

Joey said...

Awww this is so cute, great card, thanks for joining us at inky impressions. Joey x

Michelle said...

What a lovely card Mary, lovely colouring and such patience with the glittered edges. Thanks for joining us at TioT this week
x Michelle

WencheP said...

This is so cute, I love the image. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Pauline said...

This is just adorable, thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

Robin Parker said...

This is such an adorable creation. Love your darling image and the white and blue snowflakes. Thanks for sharing on the Belli Challenge for Snowflakes.

Marcea said...

what a stunning creation for our new somethings challenge on Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week. Really pretty details and colours. Thanks for joining us, hope to see you for our next challenge
-x-

Pauline said...

Such a beatiful card! I love all those wee details, especially the glittery edges! Thanks for sharing with us at DYSU this week!

Clarky J said...

Stunning colours in this beautiful card x thanks for playing along with TIOT x

Shelly Schmidt said...

Very pretty- not too fussy but still wonderful! Thanks for joining us at the Belli Challenge- we hope you will join us for the next challenge!

Theresa said...

So totally adorable!! Thanks for playing along with this month's Cupcake Craftroom challenge!!

Buladi said...

What a stunning celebrating card. wonderful image and whit and blue color combination is fabulous.

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