Saturday, October 18, 2014

Hero Arts Holiday Challenge - White Out

Hero Arts has a Holiday Challenge with four different categories to enter. Below is the challenge photo:

I decide to pick the "White Out" category and make a Christmas card with the new stamp set "Christmas Crystals" I just got. Here is the card I made:

For the white background, I used Hero Arts background stamp and white embossed on the white cardstock. Then, I applied the matching Sizzix embossing folder to make the white embossed stamp image popping out. I used a circle die and cut a circle on the background. For the crystal ornament, I white embossed it on the watercolor paper, then colored with water brush and Distress ink pads. After the ink dry, I colored the whole crystal ornament with the Wink of Stella pen to make it shinny. Then, I cut out the crystal ornament and attached in the middle of the circle, I also cut a small piece of gold thread to "hang" the ornament. I put foam tapes on the back of the background and attached on top of the crystal ornament. For the greeting of "JOY", I white embossed the wood veneer letters and glued on the background. Below is a closer look of the "JOY":

Cardstock: PTI, watercolor paper
Stamps: Hero Arts
Ink Pads: Versamark, Distress ink pads
Others: embossing folder, white embossing powder, wood veneer, Wink of Stella pen, foam tapes, circle die, gold thread

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  1. I saw this in the entries for the HA Holiday Challenge. Your card caught my eye. The card base is perfect with a lovely shabby sheak feel, then add those soft pastel colors. Beautiful design!