in , , , , , , , , , by Stacey Marsh Independent UK Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, October 17, 2018
Hi all,

Well last night I had my October Card Class which was so much fun!  We spent the evening surrounded by Snowmen and Christmas Cheer!

Yesterdays' post showed you the first of the three cards that we made so today's is showing you the 2nd card (and my personal favourite of the set!)

This card has been created with a simple card base and a single layer of cardstock added.  To create the wintery scene, I have added ink to the top section of the card using a Sponge Brayer and some torn printing paper.  This is a great technique for creating layers of colour and I think it looks like the trees are standing on different layers of ground.  The trees come from the Timeless Tidings Stamp Set and I have stamped in both first and second generation ink.

The Snowmen have been stamped onto the background and onto a seperate pice of Very Vanilla Cardstock. I have coloured them with Stampin Blends, and after cutting out, I have distressed the edges using a Sponge Dauber and Crumb Cake Ink.  I have attached the snowmen to the image that I have stamped onto the background to give the raised look.  I think this makes the snowmen stand out more.

To finish, I have distressed the edge of the cardstock and tied a bow of Braided Linen Trim.  Underneath, I have added two pieces of Copper Glimmer Paper that I have cut using the Sprigg Punch.  So looking forward to getting together with everyone who has booked, it should be lots of fun! Come back tomorrow and Thursday to see the other cards in their full glory! You could add any sentiment of your choice but I have chosen the one from the stamp set.

What do you think?

- Spirited Snowmen Stamp Set
-Timeless Tidings Stamp Set
- Very Vanilla and Old Olive Cardstock
- Copper Glimmer Paper
- Braided Linen Trim
- Sponge Dauber
- Sponge Brayer
- Old Olive, Crumb Cake, Pool Party and Smoky Slate Classic Stampin' Pads
- Sprigg Punch
- Stampin' Blends in Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Real Red, Crumb Cake, Shaded Spruce and Bronze.

If you love Stampin' Up! and want to be part of this wonderful company then seek out your local demonstrator and have a chat about what they can offer plus the joining deal is just FAB! For £99 you choose £130 worth of product of your choice. It is sent to you directly along with a business starter kit if you wish to go down that road. Once you have joined you then have full access to the Stampin' Up! online community and you even get 20% discount off future orders!

To order any of these products used, please visit my online shop.  If your order is over £25 remember to use the hostess code for October.
All customers who order using this code will receive a gift from me in October. If your order totals more than £150 (plus P&P) please don’t use this code as you can chose your own rewards to add to your order,  you will still get a gift from me

Come back tomorrow to see the final card of the set....and it features a FANCY FOLD!!

Have a great day
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