November 04, 2017

Hi there, Amy Sheffer stopping by today with some wintry Snow Globe Kit cards. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! (As long as it's inside a shaker card!)

 

 

The wintry images in the Snow Globe stamp set are so adorable! I've put together the penguin and snowman for this first card. I stamped them, colored with Copics, then did some aqua ink blending on the sky before stamping some aqua and metallic silver snowflakes and my sentiment.

 

 

 

Once the stamping was done, I adhered the Circle Foam Front Shaker, filled the shaker with kit toppings, and covered with acetate. I stamped the snow globe base in black, then grounded that with some light gray shading. To get that stitched aqua frame. I started with the circle that's left over from a Circle Foam Front Diecut, then used a smaller circle die from my stash to cut the middle out, leaving me with a perfectly sized circle frame.

 

 

Along the top, I added various embellishments in the same white, purple and aqua colors as the snow globe scene.

 

 

Supplies: Snow Globe KitFoam Front Die - CircleWhite PinwheelsBlue PosiesPurple Sparklers

 

 

 

 

For my next card, I wanted to create a serene wintry scene. In both soft and smokey grays, I stamped a grouping of trees, leaving the limbs bare for winter. Having four separate limb stamps to mix and match is so helpful for a grouping like this, as each tree can look slightly different. I sponged on a light gray horizon line to help give the effect of a snow-covered ground, then filled the shaker with white, silver, and aqua toppings.

 

 

There is a holly berry image in the stamp set that works double-time as the aqua "snowballs" in this scene. The globe base is stamped, trimmed out and adhered to the frame layer. I selectively stamped words from two different sentiment images to get this simple "for you" sentiment.

 

Supplies: Snow Globe KitFoam Front Die - Circle

 

 

 

 

Last card for today is a stamped wreath popped up on the foam circle negative.

 

 

This one is pretty straightforward. I stamped the pine sprig, holly leaves, holly berries, pinecones, and bow to make the wreath, stamped "best wishes" in the center, and adhered it to the foam circle.

 

 

 

The base layers are made of striped patterns from the Stripes Paper Pad, and last, I tied on a length of Red Sparkle String for a finishing touch.

 

 

Supplies: Snow Globe KitFoam Front Die - CircleStripes Paper PadRed Sparkle String


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