Skip to main content

Stampin' UP! Snow Way!

Hi Friends

Sorry I’ve been MIA for a little while but I got sick again, boooo! I’m feeling much better now and I’m ready to get back to creating! :)

Today’s card is one that I think you’ll be looking at and wondering what planet I’ve been on LOL! Yes, I have in fact made a Christmas card in Spring. I know it was probably a little too early to start this but if you remember I got the Snow Place Stamp Set and Snow Friends Framelits Dies (order number 140844) in the Bundle & Save 15% from the Spring/Summer catalogue. I added it to my demonstrator order when I joined and you too can enjoy this cute stamp and die set if you order it before 31 May 2016. Pop over to my shop, details in the header bar above, for more information on this. The new catalogue will be out in June 2016.

Anyway onto today’s card. It was super simple to make and having the dies to cut out the pieces of the snow people was a beaut! I used some white pearlescent cardstock I had on hand and cut it to 8½ x 5½ (inches) which folded in half gives you a 4¼ x 5½ in base card. I then used a piece of Whisper White cardstock (order number 106549) cut to 4 x 5¼ in to form the card layer.

I took another piece of Whisper White cardstock to form a ‘hill’ and cut it to fit the card layer. I inked the edges using Tempting Turquoise Stamp Pad (order number 126952) and a sponge dauber (order number 133773) so that it would highlight it and give it some dimension.

I then took the card layer, used the snowflakes from the stamp set and Tempting Turquoise again to stamp the images all over the card layer to make it look like it was snowing. Snowflakes galore! :)

Once that was done, I set it aside and starting working on the snow people. On another piece of Whisper White cardstock, I stamped all the images needed to create both the snowman and snowwoman. I used a grey ink pad for the snow people’s bodies, a brown ink pad for the little stick arms (both ink pads are what I had on hand, use what you have until you can get your Stampin’ UP! stash built up), Bermuda Bay Stamp Pad (order number 131171) was used for the snowman’s hat and tie and Melon Mambo Stamp Pad (order number 126948) was used for the snowwoman’s ear muffs and scarf. Once I had all the pieces stamped out and ready to go, it was time to get to die cutting them all out using the co-ordinating die set that came in the bundle.

They were easy to line up and cut out using my Big Shot Machine (order number 113439). If you don’t yet have the magnetic platform (order number 130658) you can use some washi tape to hold the die in place. All I did after that was put the little guys together. Super simple! :)

Now that all the pieces had been cut and inked, all that was left to do was to put the card together and add a sentiment. I adhered the card layer to the base card using Snail Adhesive (order number 104332), added the ‘hill’ to the bottom of the card layer and stamped the sentiment roughly in the top middle of the card layer. Once I was happy with that, I simply added the two snow people using Stampin’ Dimensionals (order number 104430) to the card and VOILA! A simple yet cute Christmas card done.



I hope you found this tutorial enjoyable and that you give it a try. Everyone can craft I truly believe that!

If you have any questions, please leave me a comment below or you can use the contact form on my website :)

Thanks and happy crafting!

Janene
Independent Stampin' UP! Demonstrator

JOIN THE FUN: www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/janeneleaderink/jointhefun
SHOP ONLINE 24/7: www.janeneleaderink.stampinup.net

Products used:



Snow Place Photopolymer Bundle 140844



Whisper White A4 Cardstock 106549



Tempting Turquoise Classic Stampin’ Pad 126952



Sponge Daubers 133773



Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Pad 131171




Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Pad 126948



Big Shot 113439



Magnetic Platform 130658



Snail Permanent Adhesive 104332


Stampin’ Dimensionals 104430
Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

My First Video Trailer!

Hi Everyone

I'm super excited to get this out to the interweb and share with you all. I watched a fellow YouTuber, Amy, and her suggestion was to use Adobe Spark to make quick videos to post on social media. Her video is fantastic and super easy to follow so please check it out. I gave it a go and voila! I made one in about 5 minutes flat. Can you believe it! I've shared it on my social pages so be sure to check those out but in case you're not on any social media, here it is, my Wicked Cool Video Clip. Pretty darn chuffed with myself :)

One thing I'm learning about all this video editing/making is that you have to fun with it otherwise what's the point. My aim is to make people smile and if I can do that for just one person today, then I've done good :)

Before I go, here are some more inspiring images of art that I created, just for fun :)


Have a wonderful day! See you in the next one!

Love & Hugs
Janene

*edited* I Have 2 Sites That I'm Running Now :)

Hi everyone

One of the changes is that I now have a new site so I would love it if you popped over to say hi.

You can get there by clicking here.

I will be posting on both and haven't yet decided whether to make each blog about a different topic/genre. If you have any ideas or tips I'd love to hear from you :) Sharing is one of the many reasons I love this community. We're like one big crafty family :)

This year (yes I realize that this is being updated in April lol) I want my blog and YouTube channel to grow and to develop into something I can be truly proud of and sometimes change is needed for this to happen. I will, of course, continue to blog and share videos on crafting however I want to bring a few other topics into that as well, still not decided on what those will be.

I hope you will all join me on my new adventure.

Have a wonderful day!

Hugs
Janene

Happy New Year!

Hi Everyone

I wanted to pop on, I know it's been so long, to wish you all a very Happy New Year. I hope that 2018 brings you peace, positivity and power. Peace to stay kind, positivity to keep calm and power to do the things you thought would be impossible.

I too, am making some changes in my life and I will be sharing some of those with you. I want my blog to prosper and I want to share kindness around like confetti. My blog may become an outlet for me to share my feelings/views, my craft projects, planner stuff and health & fitness progress. I figured if I made myself accountable I may actually stay on track :)

It's a good time to reflect and it's a great time to let go of the toxic things in your life, whether they are people or things, toxic is still toxic and it has affected me in so many ways.

You may have noticed that my blog has a new look and I'm very happy with it. I think, just like me, it needed refreshing. I hope you like it too and continue to follow …