Friday, December 12, 2014

Paper Sweeties December Release Sneak Peeks!


Hello, friends!  Welcome to another round of NEW release items for Paper Sweeties!  I'm super excited to share this card today--it turned out better than I thought it would, so I hope you like it!  Come and take a peek...


As soon as I saw the new Deck the Halls stamp set, I had a vision of using it to create a faux chalkboard card with it!  I started by stamping and embossing the birdhouse in white.  I then stamped a little bit off of the embossing with white ink.  I colored in the "snow" with a chalkboard marker and then added some glitter.  I used the same chalkboard marker to color the festive hangings and then used colored glitter gel pens to add a bit of holiday color!


I then stamped a bunch of the snowflakes from the Deck the Halls stamp set and embossed them in white powder.  I stamped a shadow with white ink like I did with the birdhouse.  I then added some Marshmallow Sequins to add some more texture and fun shine!  I also sponged around the chalkboard panel with white ink to make it look like a frosted window.


After I finished the chalkboard panel, I added some twine and tied it all up with a fun button!  This provides an anchor for the birdhouse and adds a bit more whimsy to the whole card.


I then took the layered chalkboard panel and added it to a card base.  The card base was dressed up with some red and white polka dot paper and a doily up on the top.  Voila!  A sweet card!


Thanks so much for stopping by today! Please also visit the other gals on this amazing team!  They always have AMAZING creations using these amazing products, too!
Here's the list~

12 comments:

Maria said...

So pretty! Love the bird house image and all the lovely snowflakes against the black background, Mynn!:-)

Lisa Lara said...

So striking Mynn.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhh this is just fabulous!!!!

Larissa Heskett said...

OMG OMG OMG!! This is TOO CUTE!! =) I LOVE the Double Stamping of the Snow Flakes they looks SO NEAT!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful card Mynn
Gr Karin

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Pretty! Pretty! Pretty!!!!!! Loving that red against the black!!!

Jill Norwood said...

Mynn i love your card in the chalkboard style! The marshmallow sequins add such fun sparkle to your flakes!

Lisa said...

Adorable Mynn! Love the chalkboard effect and of course those sweet polka dots in the background!!

Bunny said...

Nice papers and I really like the snowflakes. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny- DT

Electra said...

The embossing looks so rich and I really like the way you have coloured the lights! Bravo!! Thank you for playing along with your challenge at Opus Gluei and Merry Christmas!

Chat Noir said...

Love this idea and you've reminded me to find my chalky pens...You make it look easy, but there's a lot of work in this "simple" card. Merry Christmas from all at Opus Gluei.

Teighan Barton said...

Hello, A beautiful card and gorgeous glittery colours. Love the snowflakes. Thank you for joining our 2nd challenge at A Crafty Mess. We hope that you will join us again soon.

Teighan DT