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From The Heart Stamps – Mid-Week Inspiration

I’m here today with a little Mid-Week DT Inspiration for From The Heart Stamps!  My card today is colored with Copic Markers using the “Mitten’s Snowman.”   I hope you’ll stop by this week to check out both the Sketch Challenge and the Stamp of the Month Challenge at the From The Heart Stamps Blog. 


Snow Puppy

I look forward to seeing you over at the From The Heart Stamps Blog  and in the Facebook Community.  We really love to see your work.

From The Heart Stamps – Mid-Week Inspiration

This week has been a rough one for me between having my tooth pulled, then a week later having a root canal in the tooth next to that one.  I had pain like you wouldn’t believe, therefore, I hope you’ll forgive me that I completely forgot to post my Wednesday Mid-Week DT Inspiration for From The Heart Stamps!

My card today is colored with Copic Markers.  I stamped the background in hero arts silver pigment ink using a Lawn Fawn snowflake.  The pattern paper is also Lawn Fawn.  I finished the cap with Liquid Applique, which looks like snow when heated.

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I look forward to seeing you over at From The Heart Stamps Community both on the blog and on Facebook. 

Send a Smile 4 Kids Happy Holidays Challenge

Can you believe it’s November already?  That means if you haven’t started making your Christmas cards, it’s time to get creating!  The challenge for Send a Smile 4 Kids should help with your holiday card making goal as this challenge is all about Happy Holidays! Who doesn’t love the holidays?  I sure do.  Send a Smile 4 Kids is a great organization that provides cards to hospitalized children who I’m sure can use some holiday cheer this time of year.  We all know how hard it is to be away from your family, so how about entering the challenge and sending in some cards for kids?  Check out the guidelines here.

As is our custom, we have some great sponsors.  Winners are chosen by random, but the Send a Smile 4 Kids Design Team also chooses their favorite and the winner is offered a guest design team position in an upcoming challenge – how fun is that?  This challenge are fantastic sponsors are:

Bugaboo who is offering a prize of: 7 images of winner choice

Kenny K who is offering a prize of: 3 images of winners choice

Oakpond Creations who is offer a prize of: 1 image of winners choice

Now let’s get down to some inspiration.  For Bugaboo, I chose the image called, “Christmas Teddy Present“.  I just loved how he is peeking out of the present.  I colored this cutie with Copic Markers and used Liquid Applique to create the “fur” on his hat.  If you are not familiar with Liquid Applique, you apply it, then heat set to create a puffy texture.  The paper pad I worked with is Lawn Fawn’s Peace, Joy, Love and to frame the image I used Lawn Fawn’s stitched scallop die.  I created the sentiment myself on the computer.

 

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Bugaboo Close up

 

My second card uses a digital image from Kenny K Download called Christmas Shopping.  I colored this image with Copic Markers and used the Flag, Oval, and snowflake dies from My Favorite Things.  The snowflakes are also covered in Rock Candy Distress Crackle Paint and centered with an enamel dot from My Minds Eye.  The yellow halo is created with Squeeze Lemonade distress ink.  This image makes me want to go Christmas shopping!

 

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My last card of inspiration for you is from Oakpond Creations called “Say What Snowman”.  I colored the image using Copic Markers and used Brush Stroke Christmas from Julie Ebersole to create the background.  The snow globe die is from My Favorite Things and the lettering is from Hero Arts.  To finish the card I created the snow using stickles.

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Entered Kenny K Card in: ATG

Entered Bugaboo in: ATG

Entered Kenny K in: ABC Christmas Challenge

Entered in: The Paper Shelter

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