Masculine Christmas

I figured making a card for a challenge was the best way to get back into creating on a regular basis. Using a new die set by Recollections (found on sale at Michaels) and a new stamp set from The Cat’s Pajamas I first cut the border piece and used the center shape to stamp the image. I coloured the water, the gift and the scarf with InkTense pencils then added some Nuvo Crystal drops to the bears nose, eye and water hole. I also added some snow lines, to ground the bear, with a Sakura pen and went over that with the drops too. The bear himself has been done with a white Sakura glaze pen so he has dimension but the camera didn’t pick up on that texture. I added the die cut and image pieces to the blue background piece and then added that to the white CS. Using a scrap piece of the same blue I stamped the sentiment and heat embossed in white.

16 thoughts on “Masculine Christmas

    1. The die is part of a set that cut frames with designs at the edge. I just had to buy it when I saw it on sale. Glad you like the card.

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  1. Glad you like it Gayle. I’m not close to any craft stores but when I went for my eye checkup the other week I was a bit early so walked down to Michaels where I found the dies. Can’t resist a sale of craft supplies.


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