Today’s card is a Winter card instead of a Christmas one.  The weather has turned colder even here in the South.  It is now sweater weather and the paper used reminds me of a sweater pattern.  Additionally this card is for the Make My Monday Challenge and that is for a Winter card.


All Bundled Up, Wonderful Snowflakes, Storybook Gnomes, Layering Circles, Fine Sparkle Gems, Jackie Beers


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My idea for the Winter card came from the piece of DSP.  It is from the Storybook Gnomes Designer Series Paper.  This pattern is a sweater pattern to me.  This soft blue is different than all of the Christmas cards I have been making.  But also is the color of cold !  This lead to an almost monochromatic card.


After deciding on paper I went looking for a stamp to match.  I immediately thought of the All Bundled Up stamp set where the sweet critters are all wearing scarves.  By using the sweet little cardinal, it allows a lot more of the DSP to shine.  The cardinal is stamped and colored with Stampin’ Blends.  And to add some additional stamping, I added the snowflakes as well as a bit of “snow” on the ground.  A few squiggles of Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blend is all it took.


To complete my warm sweater card, I added one of the Wonderful Snowflakes to the mix.  The iridescent shine is perfect.  And just a few of the Fine Sparkle Gems scattered around completed the card.  Even though I put more than an odd number of them.  I can never get that correct 🙂



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