Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Christmas Zoo Review

This card came about as I played with my new Zoo Review stamp set for something I need  next month and it was so nice that I have decided to enter it into a couple of challenges, Make My Monday, where they are asking for ribbon AND buttons and  Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge, for which you need to have made a Christmas card with snow.

I stamped the bear onto a Top Note die, masked it and then added dots of versamark, which I heat embossed with clear powder.  I then brushed the ink over the top and the resist technique makes it look like snow. I added a bow and some matching buttons, all 'icy' blue colours.  The sentiment at the bottom is new too, from SU -Friendly Phrases, but the little Christmas greeting is a freebie (I found it in my stamp drawer, no idea where it came from, but I think I might be using it a lot from now on).  Finally, I sponged the edges. Do you think the polar bear looks like he's lost in a snowstorm? Just remembered I can enter this  card into Crafty Hazelnuts Extra Christmas Challenge for February - if you've made a Christmas card and posted it this month why not link up - lots of prizes for the lucky winners!

8 comments:

  1. What a FABulous scene with FABulous colours...
    LOve it.
    Chrissyxx

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  2. What a beautiful card - love the colour - thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

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  3. The snow with the sponging is wonderful - the various shades that come with the sponging make it look like it is swirling around!

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  4. Louise - lovely card. I can see you doing great things with this set! Thanks for joining us this week at MMM - Jacqueline xx

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  5. Lovely and sweet card. Thanks for joining CHNC Extra Challenge this month.

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  6. Louise, I adore this fabulous card! LOVE the wintry blues and the fun polar bear! Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

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  7. LOVE this gorgeous polar bear for Christmas cards Louise and the penguin in the set too. Your snowy card is a real triumph! Vicky x

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  8. Really gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining in with our MMM ribbon & buttons challenge.
    Fliss x

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Thanks for leaving a comment. I love reading them all!
Louise xx