Sunday, January 11, 2015

Snowman Reaching for the Stars Card

Hello everyone :-D  

I just finished this Snowman Reaching for the Stars Card



For my card layout I used a beautiful sketch092 with a twist from {heart} sketches by Imke Ludvig and rotated it a bit. Twist was to use textured paper. There was also an inspirational color board, but I didn´t use it. 
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/2015/01/05/i-heart-card-sketches-w-a-twist-no-92/ 

Card dimensions are 98 mm x 143 mm (3 7/8" x 5 5/8").

I used From the Heart Stamps 'Reach for the Stars Snowman' digital stamp set, which includes lovely image and three sentiments. I like this snowman a lot! :-D

Image is paper pieced and it has two layers. I printed one image on white paper, colored it, fussy cut it, colored edges and layered it over the other image printed on textured paper.


At the end I added  acrylic paste underneath snowman to create snow effect. After the paste was dry, I smeared pearl maker over it to create glossy accents.

List of supplies:
  • From the Heart Stamps 'Reach for the Stars Snowman' 
  • Florence cardstock paper, Canvas Texture (dark and light grey) 
  • white paper 160 grams 
  • colored pencils (light and dark grey) 
  • white pencil
  • Koh-i-noor Mondeluz aquarell colored pencils (yellow 3, orange 5, light blue 18, dark blue 19) 
  • Koh-i-noor universal white pencil for writing on gloss surfaces
  • pencil
  • black fine liner 0.5 
  • silver sparkling pen 
  • Marabu acrylic paste (Fine Sand)
  • pearl maker (pastel-white) 
  • double sided strong adhesive tape 
  • white water based glue 
  • printer
  • scoring board
  • ruler
  • trimmer 
  • scissors 
  • palette knife no.4

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Note: bold text is direct link to current challenge and blog badge is direct link to blog or challenge home page.

2) Clear it Out Challenge Blog, Theme: Anything Goes, Stash: Anything Goes
http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.com/

3) Crafting by Designs, January Challenge - Anything Goes
http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com/

4) Penny´s Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog, Challenge 209 - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy the rest of Sunday. :-D 


Crafty Milka 

6 comments:

  1. Totally LOVE your card, Milka ! The white paper pieced snowman on kraft looks adorable !!

    Great take also with our Sketch with a tWiSt this week @ From the Heart Stamps !! Thanks for playing along.

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  2. LOVE THAT TEXTURE!! This awesome!! The colors are great - I love that bright blue and the Kraft! Thanks for joining the challenges at From the Heart Stamps!
    Lyn

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  3. So wonderful! Having the darker background really makes this sweet snowman pop!

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