Hello my crafty friend! I’m really excited to share this sweet holiday card with you today, as part of the Heartcraft Paper November 2018 release and blog hop! The new release features a slew of adorable penguins and some great sentiments. At the bottom, you’ll find links to the other blogs in the hop. Make sure to check out all of the awesome projects the team is sharing!
Since I decided to use my penguins for a Christmas card, I wanted to keep the design simple and easy to mass produce. This time of year, we don’t always have time to make intricate cards for everyone on our list, but that doesn’t mean we have to make boring cards either.
For my card, I arranged three of my penguin digi-stamps onto a quarter sheet, leaving enough room below them for a diecut sentiment. I printed four card fronts per page, then cut them apart and added the stitched border with a die from Heffy Doodle. I colored my penguins with alcohol markers and lightly sponged on some yellow ink around the edges of the card front. Next, I added a little Wink of Stella onto the champagne in the glass, the bottle label, and around the yellow edges. For the sentiment, I diecut “Christmas” three times from red cardstock and “cheer” three times from green cardstock. I glued the layers together and used coordinating markers to add shading to the bottom of the words. I added more Wink of Stella to the word “cheer” and glued my sentiment in place. Finally, I glued my card front onto an A2 card base and added a little Glossy Accents to my bottle, glass, and the center penguin’s necklace. That’s it – easy peasy! You could whip out quite a few of these in an afternoon. BTW…only 55 days until Christmas…you’re welcome… 😉
(Why, oh why, is Wink of Stella invisible to cameras? It’s there, I promise.)
Remember I said this is part of a blog hop? Don’t forget to check out all of the other projects from the design team! I got to see a few of them in advance and they are so cute! Just wait ’til you get to Tania’s tags – OMG #adorbs!
Amanda Stevens <<< You Are Here
Alysha Sheridan <<< Next Hop