Hi Crafters, today I have a fun sketch card to share with you. Not only did I base this card on the sketch over at Your Next Stamp sketch Challenge I also used the adorable sentiment stamp from their Christmas set - Holiday Sentiments. Isn't that just the cutest sentiment in candy cane font? Love it!
I used a stitched banner die for the green pattern layer but decided I wanted it squared off so I ran the flag end back through the same die ... die cutting it with the flat End... I hope that made sense.
I used my stitched postage stamp dies for the next two layers backing them with brown and Kraft card stock. The cutie patootie elf is from HOTP - Elf Small Stamp. I colored with my spectrum noir markers, plus I added Gold metallic marker to the bells on the hat and shoes. That gold metallic marker is from Recollection's. I cut the elf out with a small outline of white on my ScanNCut 2 machine. I wasn't happy with the way the elf stamping looked because the shoes the hat and the larger stripes on the candy cane all stamped solid black. I tried to go over the hat with red paint but it didn't stand out so I tried red Stickles and Voila ... was very happy with the outcome. So I of course went over the hat the shoes and the candy cane stripes with red stickles as you can see. I used my framed fishtail banner die to cut for the sentiment. I stamped Candy Cane Cutie as I said before from
YNS - Holiday Sentiments
I stamped in VersaMagic red Chalk ink and then again with VersaMark clear embossing ink, then using clear acrylic embossing powder and heat set. I absolutely love how it turned out, what a great sentiment stamp!
I am entering into these fun challenges:
YNS - Sketch and Color Challenge #96
CARDZ TV ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE #61
HIMCR #366 - Use Die Cuts!
DL.ART AUGUST 2018 LINKY CHALLENGE
Thanks for stopping by to see my project. Have a wonderful day.
awww... cute card Eva!
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