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My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge #304: Festive Christmas Card w/ Stamped Background

by May Park-

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Hi, crafty friends! Today I’m up on the My Favorite Things Challenge blog with my last card as their October guest designer. This time I created a Christmas card with full of fun images from two fabulous stamp sets from My Favorite Things: Beast Friends and Merry Everything.

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How to Make a Handmade Christmas Card using Masking & Copic Coloring

  1. Draw an oval shape on A2 size white card base using a pencil.
  2. Stamp the sentiment from the Hand-Lettered Christmas stamp set inside the oval with black ink.
  3. Stamp the small images outside the oval with Hero Arts Intense Black Ink. (I used the Beast Friends stamp set and Merry Everything stamp set from My Favorite Things.)
  4. Stamp the same images on a masking paper and cut them out using scissors to create masks.
  5. Stamp the images repeatedly to fill in the gaps while overlapping the images by masking off them.
  6. Remove the masks and erase the pencil line.
  7. Color the images using Copic markers, add some dots to the trees and scarf using Sakura Glaze white pen.
  8. Stamp the sentiment from the Merry Everything stamp set with Versamark Watermark ink on a piece of red cardstock. Heat emboss the sentiment with Ranger white embossing powder. Then mount the sentiment banner on the card front using foam tape.
  9. Finish off the card by adding some glitters on the Santa’s hats with Ranger Star Dust Stickles.

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Since I wanted to achieve intense outlines for my images, I had to do double stamping them using Mini MISTI stamping tool. I spent most of my time masking off the images – stamp the image, create a mask, cover the image with the mask, stamp another image on the masked area, remove the mask, and repeat!!!

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It took me almost three hours to complete this card. Whew! But I love how it turned out. What do you think? That’s all for today. I hope my card inspired you to create your own Christmas card. Happy crafting!

Supplies 

I have listed the supplies I used below. I participate in several affiliate programs including Simon Says Stamp(SSS)Ellen Hutson(EH) and My Favorite Things(MFT). Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you where possible. Thank you so much for your support.

 My Favorite Things Hand-Lettered Stamp Set
My Favorite Things Hand-Lettered Stamp Set
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My Favorite Things Merry Everything Stamp Set
My Favorite Things Merry Everything Stamp Set
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My Favorite Things Beast Friends Stamp Set
My Favorite Things Beast Friends Stamp Set
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Mini MISTI Stamping Tool
Mini MISTI Stamping Tool
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SSS | AZ | EH

Hero Arts Embossing Gun
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Versamark Watermark Ink
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SSS | HA
Ranger Super Fine White Embossing Powder
Ranger Super Fine White Embossing Powder
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Inkadinkado Embossing Magic Powder Bag
Inkadinkado Embossing Magic Powder Bag
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SSS

Hero Arts Snow Layering Papers
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Copic Sketch Markers
Copic Sketch Markers
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Ranger Star Dust Stickles
Ranger Star Dust Stickles
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SSS
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
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SSS | EH
EK Success Powder Tool
EK Success Powder Tool
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SSS
Inkadinkado Masking Paper
Inkadinkado Masking Paper
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Hero Arts Intense Black Ink
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Sakura Glaze White Pen
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10 Comments

  1. Linda Anderson

    Beautiful cards, as always!

    14 . Sep . 2017
  2. Christine Alexander

    your backgrounds are so beautiful, lots of stamping and colouring. amazing 🙂

    08 . Nov . 2016
  3. Danielle Siegel

    Boy that must have take a lot of patience! What a fun card!!

    26 . Oct . 2016
  4. donna mikasa

    Oh, May! Wonderful masking and such gorgeous coloring! Love this!

    26 . Oct . 2016
  5. Melodie H.

    Love this card! I will have to try out this technique. TFS!

    26 . Oct . 2016
  6. jintyoo7

    Wonderful idea and card may, I really must try this technique. Love all the bright colouring 🙂

    26 . Oct . 2016
  7. Michele F

    Oh May! I’d know this was one of your cards from a mile away! Darling, detailed, and the prettiest coloring ever! xx
    =]

    26 . Oct . 2016
  8. Shelly

    Super cute card, May! Love it!

    26 . Oct . 2016
  9. Dee Ann Matthews

    Wow! what an amazing card- I love it , too.

    26 . Oct . 2016
  10. melissaf123Melissa Friedrich

    Gorgeous card! Lots of masking and amazing coloring, time well spent!

    26 . Oct . 2016

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