It's Merry Monday time again! Take a peek and see if you can guess what the challenge is this week.
The challenge is
I used a stamp that I found in the dollar bin at Michaels last Christmas season. I was so happy to have an excuse to ink it up.
I stamped it on Very Vanilla and colored it with a blender pen dipped in ink. The paper pilled on me. I hate it when that happens! I put the card together anyway but the more I looked at it, the less I liked it. So, I stamped the bird again on a scrap piece and colored it directly with my Real Red SU marker. It looked a lot better so I fussy cut him out and put him atop the mangy bird with dimensionals. I like the added dimension.
I used Martha Stewart Sparkle Texture Effect for the snow on the tree. It sparkles IRL. I couldn't seem to catch that with the camera.
This works for a few other challenges too.
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas #163 is to use die cut or punched shape. I have the sentiment on a punched oval. LOL, if you look closely you can see that it's covering up a badly stamped sentiment. I love my punches!
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for February is anything goes as long as it's Christmas.
Cuttlebug Mania wants A TOUCH OF RED.
Pixie's Snippet Playground only requires that we use snippets and play nice.
Ways to Use It challenge at SCS is to color something. I colored the cardinal. Twice!
I've just seen all the beauties that the Design Team has come up with. Be sure to check them out. Then, I hope you'll add another Christmas card to your stash and join us over at Merry Monday!
Thanks for stopping by.
All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted
Stamps: Petite Pairs, Cardinal (Michaels)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento), SU Markers (Real Red, Garden Green, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Basic Black)
Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla
Other: Stylish Stripes EF, Stitched Mats Rectangles (Lil Inkers), Small Oval Punch, Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine, Sparkle Texture Effect (Martha Stewart), Blender Pen