Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Happy Holidays Card

It's Tuesday, my day to create a project for Topflight Stamps. This week's theme is "Anything Goes", but since there's still time to send holiday cards, I've made a card with the Snowy Day Window Clear Stamp by Studio Light.

Here it is!

Topflight Stamps Products Used:
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink by Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko
Nocturne VersaFine Clair Ink by Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko

Other Products Used:
Solar White Classic Crest Cardstock by Neenah Papers
Avalanche Cardstock by Bazzill Basics
Holiday Sentiment Duos Clear Stamp Set by Heffy Doodle
Copic Markers:
Snowman: B000, B60, B91, BV20, E25
Snowman's Hat and Scarf: BV23, BV25, N3, N4, N6: R24, R27, R39
Trees: G19 G24, G28, G29, G94, G95
Snow: C00, C0, C1, B60, B911, BV20
Moon: YR31, Y21
Stars: YR31
Brick: T1, T2, T3, T4, E04, E93, E95
Cat: C2, C4, C6, E04, RV42, RV93
Window Seat: E21, E23, E25, E29
Cat Bed: B21. B23, B34, RV000, RV10, RV93
Greenery Around Window: YG00, GY03, YG05, YG17, YG63, G20, G21, G24
Poinsettia: R12, R14, R27, Y21, Y26, Y28
Ornaments: R24, Rw7, R39, Y26, Y28
Holly Berries: R32, R35
Outline around the window: BG000
Outline around the window seat: C0
White and Gold Prismacolor Pencils
Pebble Ink by Catherine Pooler Designs
Masking Strips by Gina K Designs
Repositionable Sticker Paper by Avery
Repositionable Scotch Tape by 3M
STAY-tion by Wendy Vecchi for Ranger Ink
Misty Stamping Platform by My Pretty Petunia

  1. Cut a piece of Avalanche cardstock to 8.5" x 5.5". Score at 4.25" and fold to form an A2 card. Set aside.
  2. Use Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and a stamping platform to stamp the Snowy Day Window Clear Stamp twice — once onto a 4" x 5.25" piece of white cardstock and once onto repositionable label paper.
  3. Color the image with Copic markers
  4. Use a white pencil to add highlights to the ornaments and holly berries. 
  5. Use the gold pencil to add a tiny bit of shimmer to the ornament holder thingies.
  6. Fussy-cut the label paper version of the Snowy Day Window image to make a mask.
  7. Place it over the colored image on the image panel.
  8. Place removable tape horizontally across the image panel where the window frame meets the window seat.
  9. Secure the image panel to the STAY-tion with magnets.
  10. Sponge Arctic Mist Prism Ink over the tape and the masked image to create aqua wall. 
  11. Use magnets to secure the Mosaic Stencil 54 over the image panel.
  12. Sponge Arctic Mist Prism Ink over the stencil onto the image panel to create a tone on tone pattern.
  13. Remove the stencil from the STAY-tion.
  14. Remove the tape.
  15. Place one of the masking strips under the window to create a chair rail or molding, depending on how you look at my image panel.
  16. Sponge Pebble Catherine Pooler ink was sponged over the bottom part of the image.
  17. Place the image panel back onto the stamping platform, secured with magnets
  18. Position the sentiment face-down on the image panel.
  19. Press the platform's lid onto the back of the stamp and lift.
  20. Ink the stamp with Nocturne VersaFine Clair Ink and stamp. Re-ink and stamp if necessary to get a crisp impression. 
  21. Remove the image panel from the stamping platform and heat set.
  22. Lift the mask covering the image and the mask strip .
  23. Adhere the image panel to the  reserved A2 white card.

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