Thursday, November 14, 2013

Warm Wishes

I really love this next stamp by Deep Red Stamps.


You can find this mailbox stamp at A Cherry On Top. I stamped it with Versa Mark ink and heat embossed it with silver sparkle embossing powder by Stampendous onto Strathmore watercolor paper. Then using my distress markers from Ranger Industries I was able to color in the mailbox and even add some shading to it. I love the distress markers as you can probably tell from all my posts. I find them so easy to use and I quickly get the results I'm looking for. 

I used Glossy Accents by Ranger Industries with glitter from Stampin Up for the snow parts of the image. After I was finished coloring, I die cut the image out using a Spellbinders die and then matted it on the next biggest size die with some very old My Mind's Eye paper. 

The red paper is a wood grain look and it is from We R Memory Keepers. The green paper on the bottom is by Making Memories, which is not meant for Christmas cards but works well with the distress ink markers that I have. The dry embossed piece of cardstock is by Bazzill. The embossing folder is by Darice and I lightly inked the edges with distress ink Iced Spruce. To finish the card off I applied a sentiment sticker from Hobby Lobby and a glittery present by Recollections.

Thanks so much for stopping by. I love to read your comments and so appreciate you leaving them for me.




Challenges:
http://lejdesignschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/- Seasons Greetings
http://www.ttcrd.blogspot.com/- Anything goes
http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/- Winter Wishes
http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com/- Anything goes with a twist of Christmas
http://www.thehousethatstampsbuilt.com/- Snow fun
http://inkyimpressionschallenges.blogspot.com/- Red and Green
http://www.cardsbyladyanne.com/- Anything goes
http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/- Anything goes
http://thesisterhoodofcrafters.blogspot.com/- Embossing {Both wet and dry}
http://whimsyinspires.blogspot.com/- Anything goes
http://4kraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/- Anything goes
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com/- Anything goes
http://just-hanna-stamps.blogspot.com/- Glitter
http://happycamperscc.blogspot.co.uk/- Glitter it
http://myheartpiecesdigitalstampchallenge.blogspot.in/- Red and Green and whatever colors

12 comments:

  1. I love your card! The mailbox stamp is Awesome! I love your coloring too! A wonderful Christmas card!

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  2. Great looking card, love the image and the way you have coloured it. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

    Lady Anne's Challenge's
    Lady Anne's Blog

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  3. Beautiful & elegant, wonderful embossing! So glad you joined us for our Winter Wonderland Challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge!

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  4. Simply fabulous Cindy! Love the design and the touches of sparkle are perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘EMBOSSING’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  5. Adorable card Love the embossing. Thank you for joining the TTCRD challenge and good luck to you.

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  6. Beautifully coloured image love the embossing and torn papers-thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
    Carol DT x

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  7. Great card! I like the stamp and the lay out. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma

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  8. Gorgeous card,thanks for sharing with us at Inky Impressions.xxx

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  9. Gorgeous card. Wonderful way to highlight that stamp by die cutting the stamped panels and the embossed panel adds wonderful texture. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters in our Embossing challenge.

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  10. Nice card :) Thank you for joining us at Scrapper’s Delights! Good luck!

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  11. Great card, it looks really cold were that mail box is. Thank you for joining us for the Last Anything goes Stamp Challenge at Lady Anne's.

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  12. Fabulous Christmas card, love the image on there! Thanks for sharing at Crafting by Designs this week. Mo dt xxx

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Cindy