Hello! It’s time for a brand new Sketch Challenge from My Favorite Things! I encourage you to stretch your paper crafting creativity and come play along with us. One random entry will be chose to win a $50 MFT Gift Voucher!
For my take on this week’s sketch, I used the newly released Reindeer Games Stamp Set. I used this set to also create a fun snowy, heat embossed background. To start, I first stamped my images onto a sheet of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with Copic friendly Black Ink. I colored them with Copic Sketch Markers and used the coordinating Reindeer Games Stamp Set to cut them out.
I then set aside my images to work on my background. I use both the large and small snowflake stamp that comes with this set to heat emboss some snow with Fine Detail White Embossing Powder. Once set, I then blended this panel with some blue/green Distress Oxide Inks (Cracked Pistachio, Evergreen Bough, Iced Spruce, and Chipped Sapphire). I then splattered this panel with some water to give it more texture. I blotted off any excess water with a dry paper towel and then splattered this panel again with diluted Opaque White Paint for some added “snow”.
I used the Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics to add a strip of snow at the bottom of my card and then adhered my images with some 3D Foam Adhesive Tape. Lastly, I heat embossed my sentiment onto some Black Licorice Card Stock and used one of the Skinny Strips Die-namics to cut it out. I trimmed off any excess with a pair of scissors.
Here’s a look at this week’s sketch layout. Head on over to the MFT Blog for more Sketch Challenge Inspiration!
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