Friday, July 18, 2014

Vintage Christmas Release & A Giveaway!

Hi Peeps!  Today I'm excited about the new release that Crafter's Companion has coming out.  There are 4 fabulous stamp sets for the Vintage Christmas collection, along with 11 embossing folders, a 6x6 paper pack and a CD-ROM that includes hundreds of pattern papers and matching elements.  Whew!  That's a lot of great stuff!

For my card today, I used one of the sentiments from the Vintage Christmas Collection called Let It Snow, colored it with my Spectrum Noir PL1 marker and then sprayed some Sheer Shimmer Spritz (Frost).  The mat I cut behind the sentiment is from the new Die'sire Die Cut called Waltz Frame.    {Directions for my background are below}



Here's how I made my background:

  1. I started with a piece of Glossy cardstock and trimmed it to 4" x 5.25".
  2. Next, I inked up a few snowflakes from the Stamp-It Australia collection (Falling Snowflake & Believe) with Memento Luxe Wedding Dress White ink and stamped them all over the Glossy cardstock.  Then I heat embossed it with white embossing powder.
  3. Next I took PL2 and PL4 Spectrum Noir Ink Refills and using the ink refill droppers, I randomly added drops of ink all over the paper.
  4. Using a piece of felt on an applicator, I added some Spectrum Noir Blender Refill on the felt and lightly dabbed it on the ink droplets until I had the look I wanted.  I dabbed a bit more on the snowflakes so more of the ink would come off.
  5. After it was dry, I sprayed it with some Sheer Shimmer Spritz (Frost) for some sparkly fun.

GIVEAWAY TIME!!!
Vintage Floral - Floral Sentiments Acrylic Stamp Set
from Crafter's Companion

Just leave a comment on this blog post before Monday, July 21st at 9pm (ET).
I'll pick a random winner from the blog comments submitted.
US entries only ~ sorry, shipping is too expensive internationally.
Make sure I can get in touch with you ~ if I can't find your email address,
I will pick someone else.
The winner will be posted here on my blog Tuesday, July 22nd.


Thanks for popping by today ~ good luck!

UPDATE: The winner of this stamp set is STEPHANIE W!  Thanks everyone for playing along!

10 comments:

Sandy said...

Beautiful card. I would so love to win those stamps :)

Annette Allen said...

wow Kendra this is gorgeous.. love how you created that background and the sentiment is perfect.. love it

Steph W said...

Beautiful card ! Love the colors!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Hi Kendra,
Lovely project, and thanks for a chance to win too!

Sue D said...

Very pretty background and color combo on your card.
Thanks for the chance to win.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Phyllis McKenna said...

Very nice colors on your card. Love the stamp set; would enjoy winning it more. burrowsmsn@msn.com

Cindyzs said...

such beauty!! would so love to win this :) just love, love, love this!
(my email is associated with my google acct and is listed (it says follow-ups go to my email acct))

Deborah Johnson said...

Love the card. The colors are sweet. Hope I win. TFS.

MissDinTexas said...

I am so in love with your card, the color is breathtaking. Thank you for the chance to win. Thank you for sharing.
"Happy Crafting"

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful card! That is a gorgeous background. Thanks for sharing the technique! Also thank you for the opportunity to win an awesome stamp set!
deniseb777ATgmailDOTcom

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