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Toasty Mittens and Frosty Friends

>> Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Today, I have another frosty card - can you tell that I am looking forward to some colder weather?


I started this card out by dipping some white card stock into a mixture of blue inks and water and letting it dry. This is one of my favorite ways to do a background and it is super easy. I had a few places that I didn't like so I stamped the Interlocking Snow Background with Versamark and embossed the images with white embossing powder. This gave it a frosty feel which is what I wanted in the first place so I am glad I had some bad spots on the panel.

 I added in the new Winter Wonder Words Greeting and two mittens off the new Raised Mittens Skip Winter image to a separate panel.  I colored up the mittens using SU! Alcohol markers and sponged around them with some distress ink. 

The card needed something else so I added three little Skippy the Penguins (aren't they adorable?). I just got this tiny little stamp and see a bunch of ways that I can use it. 

Stay warm and many hugz!

Nancy

6 comments:

Robin Clendenning said...

Nancy, so cute!! I love the way you did the mittens and your bg snowflakes are amazing!! Those penguins just top it off, so cute!

Sue said...

Adorable Nancy!! Your wonderful background reminds me of a warm, toasty blanket - and those penguins are the perfect addition!

Janett Ray said...

Nancy your background is fabulous. And i love the added mittens.

Karin said...

I love the pop of red the mittens add...So fun! And those penguins waddling off on the bottom of the panel just make me smile :) Perfect addition to this winter card!

Shelia said...

Wonderful card, Nancy. I love the pop of red on this!!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Awesome bg, Nancy! The wintry blues are perfect w/ the white snowflakes. Great idea to use the mittens from the other image & your penguin parade is adorable.

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