Hello and welcome to today’s card, which features the new Snow Front stamp set from the 2019 Holiday Catalog! When I first saw this set in the holiday catalog, I knew this would be perfect for my Christmas cards! But, why limit yourself to just one holiday card? I’ve used this set for Halloween and now I am also using it for my Thanksgiving cards! One of the things that makes this stamp set versatile for the seasons, is that there are no sentiments, just lots of scenery stamps for you to create with. I also wanted to incorporate Come to Gather DSP and thought the gingham design would pair nicely, not detracting from the scenery or looking too “busy”.
The base layer is this design, cut at 4” x 5 ¼”, the next layer is Pretty Peacock cardstock, cut at 3 ¼” x 4 ½”, and the last layer is Whisper White cardstock, cut at 3”x 4 ¼”:
To create the scenery and card front:
1. Use the 3” x 4 ¼” piece of Whisper White cardstock, stamp the mountains in Gray Granite ink, closer to the top, two times.
2. Use a sponge dauber with Pool Party ink to color in the sky around the mountains and then a sponge dauber with Pear Pizzazz ink to color in the “meadow”.
3. Stamp the trees and deer in Early Espresso ink and then the pond in Pretty Peacock ink.
4. Use the small dotted/background stamp in Crushed Curry and Cajun Craze inks to make it look like fall colored leaves in the trees and on the ground.
5. Adhere the Whisper White cardstock layer to the Pretty Peacock cardstock layer, adhere this piece to the gingham DSP with dimensionals, and then use enough Braided Linen Trim to tie around the bottom into a bow:
This completed piece is adhered to a Pretty Peacock cardstock card base, cut at 5 ½” x 8 ½”, and scored at 4 ¼”:
For the inside, cut at piece of Whisper White cardstock at 4” x 5 ¼”, cut a piece of the DSP at ¾” x 4” and adhere along the 4” side of the cardstock, ink up two of the trees (the stamp is three trees) in Early Espresso ink in the corner, stamp the dotted/background stamp in Crushed Curry and Cajun Craze in for fall leaves, and then stamp the sentiment from Country Home in Pretty Peacock ink:
Don’t you just love the colors of this card? This would also make a great birthday card for that “outdoorsy” person in your life! You could also step this card up by heat embossing parts with clear embossing powder! If you are looking for a great versatile stamp set, give the Snow Front stamp set another look!
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I hope today’s project inspires you to get creative! Please contact me if you have any questions about the products used on this or any other project. I hope you enjoyed today’s blog and thanks for stopping by!