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Friday, October 25, 2013

2 Christmas Tales

Today we are having a Review Day Hop at Whimsy Stamps and the October release is a beauty so make sure you hop along to each blog and take a look.  There is a prize of 2 new release stamps hidden somewhere along the way so please leave a comment today for a chance to win.

For my card I used the super cute stamp by Crissy Armstrong called  2 Christmas Tales.  Aren't they adorable!!!




I created a pretty sunset by sponging on some pink, purple and blue ink and I also used the blue to create some snow mounds and added some frosted lace stickles for the snow.  I coloured the rest in with my copics and I was really happy with how cute they turned out (although I think they'd look cute no matter how well you coloured them actually)!  I added some shine to the candy cane and their noses with glossy accents and used some Fun Flock on their hats too.

Ingredients :

Card : x-press it, crumb cake
Ink : pool party, wisteria, pip, stazon, memento black
Other : big shot, nordic sweater ef (sizzix), Slider 3 die, subtle candy dot, fun flock, frosted lace stickles, glossy accents, copics

Copics used :

RV 21, 23, 25, 66
R 000, 00, 20, 24, 27, 29, 30, 39
BG 000, 01, 05
W 00, 1, 3, 5
C 1
E 50, 53, 55 




Now please hop over to Louise's blog.

Here is a list of all the Designers participating today. 

Kathy Tanner  (that's me)

Don't forget to leave a comment for everyone and Happy Hopping :)

Kathy

29 comments:

  1. OOH! Kathy I'm loving your coloring hun! I read in the ingredients there was flock and I just wish there was a close up of how it looked. :) I love the whole project as it's so nicely finished off with the embossing and stitching! Gorgeous!
    Hugs
    Tammy Louise

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  2. Clean and bright! Great job in every way! I really like the embossed element, too!

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  3. Wonderful image, so cute, and the blog hop, fun!

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  4. Oh wow beautiful!!! Love the background sunset and how you achieved it...great image, cute. Ruby x

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  5. Gorgeous card, Kathy! Love the clean style and the soft sunset! Wonderful coloring of the adorable images!

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  6. Lovely card - love the critters.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  7. Your coloring is just beautiful. And, you're right - the image is adorable!

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  8. WOW! Super fantastic colouring. LUV this cute little image, and your card is wonderful.

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  9. Ohh how lovely. It is so cute and exquisite. Just enough bling but not too much (although can there ever be too much bling). I WILL be getting this stamp. Thanks so very much.

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  10. Such an adorable card! I love the background you created.

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  11. Love your soft background and how you did the snow. It really made the image pop. Congrats!!!

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  12. I've been trying to leave a comment...I hope you get this one. I love this; it's clean and bright...love the embossing element, too!

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  13. This is stunning. I LOVE that cute image, your colouring is amazing and the embossing sets it off perfectly.
    Sue xx

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  14. Just Adorable!!!! Sweet and simple.....Love it!
    hugs

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  15. Oh so pretty they are and you have coloured them beautifully so lovely for us to see them coloured in various ways and presented so well x

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  16. Love how you colored the background. Looks like a cold winter day. Beautiful card. TFS

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  17. WOWZA!!! Your card is amazing. I love the subtle background with the glittery snow. Gorgeous coloring on the image. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your card!!!

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  18. Gorgeous coloring on this beautiful card! I love the embossed layer and the sunset background you created!

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  19. I love this pretty card!! Great coloring :-)

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  20. Oh my Word! this is simply beautiful. Love your design and coloring. Hugs, antoinette

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  21. This is a wonderful card. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  22. I love cards with white backgrounds and make them often. You colored images really stand out!

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  23. What a super cute card. Love the simplicity and CAS style.
    Hugz
    Ea

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  24. WOW!!! Absolutely stunning!!! Your coloring is just gorgeous!!!

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  25. Beautiful colouring, and that sunset sponging is fabulous! Hugs, Shannah xox

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