Hello readers and welcome back from the weekend! I hope you found a little time to do something crafty. It's never too early to start your handmade holiday cards! It's Monday and that means we have a new challenge to share with you at Inky Paws. Challenge #137 is a color challenge using red, evergreen, lime green and white. So, if you're looking for some Christmas inspiration, let's see what you can create using these fun colors!
For my card, I used the new Nutcrackers stamp set and coordinating dies along with the challenge colors:
*A full list of supplies is located at the end of this post.
The base of this A2 sized card is made from 80 lb. Neenah Solar White Smooth cardstock. I used a 5 1/4" x 4" piece of lime green argyle cardstock from the Sunny Studios Argyle paper pack. Using the Frames and Flags die set, I cut a scalloped rectangle from white cardstock and adhered it to the center of the card. Using the Circle Frames dies, I cut a large circle out of vellum and adhered it to the center of the scalloped rectangle. I stamped the two nutcrackers in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and colored the images using Copic markers. I used the coordinating Nutcracker dies to die cut the two nutcrackers out. I also die cut the words "Pa Rum Pum Pum Pum" from red cardstock, using the Nutcracker dies. I adhered the two nutcrackers to either side of the scalloped circle with 3M foam adhesive for added dimension. Using a Lawn Fawn liquid glue tube, I adhered the words between the two nutcrackers. Lastly, I added a coat of clear Wink of Stella to the nutcrackers for added sparkle.
Are you ready to get your paws inky with us and play along to win a prize? We will chose a RANDOM entry to win a $20 store credit to our Newton's Nook Designs online shop! We will also highlight our favorites from each challenge the following Monday so all entries have a chance to be featured on this blog!
You have TWO WEEKS to play along - the deadline to enter is Friday, December 4th, 2020 at Midnight CST. The winners will be announced on the Newton's Nook blog the following Monday.
Are you ready to play along and get your paws inky? Make sure you check the challenge rules page before you link up your project.
List of supplies:
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