Friday, May 31, 2019

Cooling Off with Piper!

It's not June yet, well it will be tomorrow but for my point, it's not June yet and we have already been under record heat alerts for a couple of weeks.  The unusual heat this early has broken temperature records and will continue to do so as forecasted!  This is why I am sharing a snowy winter card and it's not even June yet. I love to create for the opposite season that I am currently in.  Creating a snowy scene helps cool me off on a hot day and vice versa. So if you are doing your best to stay cool why not grab your stamps and dies and create a winter scene?!

First, I created a snowy background with this versatile die negative.  Secondly, I stamped a winter sentiment and die cut snow from the coordinating die.  For a little sparkle, I added a bit of glitter glue to the snow. Next, I stamped, colored this Piper.  Lastly, I die cut Piper with the coordinating die.  And that's it!  A sweet winter scene on a scorching day!
Thanks for stopping by and I wish you sunshine if you are cold and a cool breeze if you are in heat advisory conditions!

I came up with the idea for this card because of the Fan Club Christmas challenge at SCS.  I can't mention what exactly inspired me but I love how it turned out!  The bunny was chosen because of the perfectly wonderful site Julie chose for the Inspiration Challenge this week!

Next up is a card I created for the Free For All challenge at Splitcoaststampers. I was invited to join the Free For All Challenge Team and I am thrilled!  As the hostess for my first challenge, I posted three of my favorite things and participants can choose as many of my favorite things to add to their cards as they wish!  For this card, I am using all three of my favorite things: a cat, the color pink, and the wrinkle free distress technique.

I stamped Sasha in Black Hybrid Ink then I masked her eyes.  I dipped the entire paper in watery distress ink and  I dried it with a heat gun.  Lastly, I tapped the paper in the remaining ink splatters.  To finish off the card I added a bow then stamped a sentiment from Sophie Kitten.

That's it for me today!  Thanks so much for stopping by and taking a look at my projects!


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  1. Here in Texas, we are also in some very warm days. It is sure to get hotter before it gets any cooler. I loved your blizzard card. My favorite animal is the cat and that beautiful background sure catches the cat's personality and makes it pop. Thank you for sharing your cards ideas. Brenda West

  2. Awww pretty coloring.. bunny looks so cute., love the both cards background.. thanks for the inspiration.. have a nice day !

  3. ❤️Love both of your cards...and now have added that awesome die to my wish list 😊

  4. 2 lovely cards. I am trying to get Christmas cards done too but thankfully we are not "boiling" here. Sending cool thoughts

  5. Love that cat. So elegant and
    refined. The bunny with his
    snowstorm is cute. So far the
    heat hasn't been too bad.
    thanks for sharing


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