Christmas Spectacular: Clare’s Christmas Card
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Hi there! Clare popping in today with a sweet and cheerful card!

I started the card off by stamping elves onto white cardstock and coloring them in with markers. I used combinations of pale green and cobalt blue to get the aqua look. Layering your lighter color markers is a great way to get new color combinations!

After my elves were colored, I stamped my sentiment with mint julep ink. I didn’t think the ink was dark enough, so I stamped over it with tide pool, using my stamp positioner to get the placement perfect.

I finished off the white panel by stamping a couple music notes in black.

For just a little extra detail, I stamped a garden tile background on blue paper, and heat-embossed with clear sparkle embossing powder. I then adhered a strip of the embossed cardstock to the side, along with a strip of homemade “glitter paper.” The glitter paper was made by inking black cardstock with watermark ink and then heat-embossing with either clear sparkle embossing powder or black sparkle embossing powder.

Thanks so much for stopping in today and God bless!

Clare

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Supplies: Stamps (Happy Elves set, Christmas Toys set, Garden Tile background) from Hero Arts; inks from Hero Arts and Imagine; markers from Kuretake ZIG.

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