Hello friends! For Day 2 of the MFT Stamps September Release Countdown, I have a Christmas shaker card to share with you featuring the new Sweet Christmas and Santa Sends His Love Stamp Sets. I love how these sets come with coordinating stamps to help “color in” the images, making it super easy to create a card.
I first stamped my images with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink onto a sheet of Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I then used Field Day, Wild Cherry, and Cornflower Premium Dye Inks to stamp some color to my images. I finish them quickly by coloring in Santa’s skin (E0000, E000, E11, E04), his beard (0, C00, C1, C3), and his belt (W9). Next, I cut them out using their coordinating dies.
For my card base, I cut a piece of Cornflower Prestige Card Stock to 4.25″ x 5.5″ and adhere a white frame that I had diecut using the Tri-Frame Cover Up Die-namics. I cut 5 more frames and adhered 4 of them together with liquid adhesive to create a dimensioned frame for my shaker embellishments. I used three of the negative rectangle pieces to cut some snow drifts with the Stitched Snow Drifts Die-namics and used three other rectangular pieces to blend some Cornflower and Lazy Day Premium Dye Ink. Once blended, I splattered these pieces with some diluted opaque white paint to resemble snow.
Prior to adding the center snow drift, I stamped my “Merry Christmas” sentiment with black ink. Once I had both my snowy sky and snow drifts adhered, I then glued my 4-layered frame to the base and added some chunky glitter for snow. I sealed it off with a piece of clear acetate and then added my last frame on top of the acetate for a clean look. Lastly, I added my images with some 3D Foam Adhesive Tape for added dimension.
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