Thursday, 6 July 2017

Candy Cane Wishes

I always have the best intentions - to start my Christmas cards early so I'm not rushing to get them done. I like to personalize my cards as much as possible by using images that match the receivers personality or hobby. I have a number of them that need to be sent out West so leaving things to the last minute makes it stressful. 

However, since I'm being honest here.........I always have good intentions but I am also Always! rushing to get my cards done for Christmas.....maybe this year will be different? 

This week my card features "Niki Sweet Tooth" and the "Candy Cane and Mistletoe" sentiment..made for one of the "sweets" lovers on my list of course.



I started by colouring my stamp with alcohol markers and cutting it out with a classic circle die. I used my Fiskars circle cutter to cut the cardstock circle to back it with. I chose my patterned paper from Echo Park and added a fun white and silver ribbon and bell to match the little bells on his shoes. 
Some red berry sparkle pen was added to the candy cane for some bling - this girl loves a touch of bling especially on Christmas cards. 
Icicle Stickles were added to the hat tassle and some silver glittery gumdrops finish off my card.


Card Recipe 
Stamps: Niki Sweet Tooth - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
Sentiment: Candy Cane & Mistletoe - High Hopes Rubber Stamps
Patterned Paper: I Love Christmas - Echo Park
 Tuxedo Black ink - Memento,  Misti, classic circle die - Spellbinders, Fiskar circle cutter, silver gel pen, Red Berry Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen, Icicle Stickles, Be Creative Swookang 3mm tape, 3D Foam Pop Dots - Forever In Time, Best Glue Ever - ScraPerfect, ribbon - Celebrate It, Silver Tinsel gumdrops - YNS

Spectrum Markers: CR7 CR11 DR6 FS5 FS2 TN2 FS8 CT1 CT2 CT4 GB11 EB6 EB5 CG1 DG2 DG4 IG1 IG2 


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2 comments :

  1. Now that is one sweet candy cane eating little elf! Love the added sparkle on the candy cane!!

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  2. Love this Christmas card Donna, great job with the coloring is fantastic!!!

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