Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas! A Fun Stampers Journey Card

Merry Christmas!  I hope you have all had a great day spending time with family and friends.  I know that I have.  As Christmas day 2016 is about to close for me I have one final Christmas card to share with you.  This is always a special card for me to make because my dad asks me to make a card for my mom that he can give her on Christmas day.  Since her favorite color is blue I always make that the dominant color.

This was another card that was hard to get a good picture of!  The watercolor is a bit more vibrant and the embossed notes aren't gray or super shiny like the pictures show.   My dad and mom both liked it so that's all that matters. :)  

I started by stamping Vintage Notes on watercolor paper using Clear Pigment Ink and embossing it with Journey Silver Embossing Powder.  However before I used my heat gun I used a kleenex to randomly wipe off some of the embossing powder.  I wanted the background to be there, but not be the dominant focal point.  Next I used my Color Splash watercolor pencils to create a colorful background.  After that I stamped two trees from the set Winter Holiday using a Journey Silver ink pad.  Have you seen all the snowflakes I've been putting on my Christmas cards lately?  I'm now down to just a few left.  A couple of these are a lot smaller than the snowflakes I earned for free as a Bloom Benefit.  That's because I broke a few of them when I was a little heavy handed and in a hurry putting them on other cards.  Did I throw them away?  NO WAY! lol  I broke the other parts of the snowflake off and made mini snowflakes! :D  

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Supplies used on this card

Stamp Sets:
Vintage Notes & Winter Holiday
Card Stock:
Pool Play, Brushed Silver, Whip Cream, Watercolor Paper
Ink Pads:
Clear Pigment Ink, Journey Silver
Color Splash Watercolor Pencils, Journey Silver Embossing Powder,
Pretty Flakes Accents, Cut Rhinestones


  1. This card is amazing!! Love all the techniques you used to accomplish the look. Totally love it!

    1. Thanks, "Color Cure"! I appreciate you taking the time to stop by and share your thoughts. :)


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