Sunday, November 9, 2008

WSC65 Wassail Christmas

I know, I know...you can say it..."she's totally stuck on this Snowman for Peace and that Wassail paper." ...and you'd be correct! Hehe!

The layout is Beate's Weekend Sketch 65. I saw Anna Wight and Paula Williamson made some cards where they stamped onto Kraft CS and colored in the image with white, and I've been wanting to try it ever since. I totally need practice on this. For some reason the gamsol works differently with a white pencil...or maybe with Kraft CS...or maybe it's just me, LOL! Anyway, I'll keep practicing. Here's one of Anna's cards and one of Paula's so you can see. Aren't they cool?!

The inside of the card has more of the red Wassail DP matted with black. I stamped the present from the Snowman for Peace cling set onto a scrap piece of the red Wassail DP, cut it out, and glued it down in the lower left-hand corner.

I got the burgundy velvet ribbon, gold string and Wassail DP at Stamper's Dream.

RECIPE ~
Stamps: Snowman for Peace (Whipper Snapper Designs)
Paper: SU Kraft, SU Basic Black, Basic Grey Wassail DP
Ink: Versafine Black Onyx
Accessories: Burgundy Velvet Ribbon, Gold String, Circle Nestabilities, Gunmetal Stickles (the eyes, mouth, and buttons on the snowman), Dimensionals (main image and sentiment), Prisma Pencils, Gamsol

Enjoy your Sunday!

19 comments:

Terri said...

I totally know what it is like to be "stuck" on one stamp...I mean really, it's not like the stamp is going anywhere, right? But sometimes you just can't get enough! Anyhoo, LOVE your card and your coloring is awesome, doesn't look like you had a problem to me...but then you make all your cards look effortless!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

I can totally understand why you're stuck on it...it's gorgeous! Love that velvet ribbon too!! I think your white pencil looks marvelous darling!!
hugs, Jami

Carol said...

I understand your wanting to use this adorable stamp over and over again! He's too cute! The dsp is over-the-top gorgeous and I love what you've done with it! I'll have to try that white-on-kraft technique one of these days too - it looks great!

Gabriela said...

Well, I for one, am so glad you did not resist the wassail DP or the Snowman for Peace set. I adore your subtle use of the gunmetal Stickles. Fabulous card!

Cindy Lawrence said...

So sweet, Denise! Love the white snowman on kraft....gonna have to try that!

Michelle said...

Ooooooo....do I love that ribbon!! The whole card is fantastic, & it's so funny you stamped onto Kraft because that is on my to-do list ever since *I* saw Anna's card, lol!! I tried it once & it didn't look so good, but I do want to try it again. I'll keep yours on my screen for inspiration :)

Betty aka ZacksNana said...

Denise:
Your snowman is so pretty. I love the colors and the patterns. Great job!

Jennifer Meyer said...

Adorable card Denise, LOVE fun design, cute snowman and beautiful ribbon.

Have a wonderful week, Jennifer :)

Jessie/knightrone said...

SUPER cute Denise...I totally love it!! I have a card planned with that snowman today too!!

Carolyn King said...

awwww...super cute! love that stamp and LOVE this adorable creation!

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

What a sweet and gorgeous card!! Love this!! Love that snowman too...use away!!!

I love the look of white on kraft too. Never used colored pencils and gamsol though, only pastels. Might have to try this, yours turned out beautifully!!

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

I love this card Denise! And you can never have too many snowman cards!LOL! I need to get some of that dp!! Love how you colored the image on kraft paper it looks great for your snowman!!

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

Totally cute! Love the look of the snowman on kraft! The colouring looks great from here and the card is adorable!

Denise said...

I love this Denise! How can you not be hooked on such a cute little guy?! Love the kraft technique~ gonna try it later! Thanks for the inspiration! Hugs and Smiles~ Denise

Jerri Kay said...

What an adorable card Denise, I love this sketch! And hey, don't worry about the stamp, oh my goodness, look at all the projects I've done with that wildflowers stamp I have, lots of mileage on that one . . . LOL!

Dawn Easton said...

LOL at being stuck on a stamp...we all do that!

This is adorable...love snowmen!

Just catching up this morning, as I had a migraine yesterday and didn't move much, had a hard time watching the race even :(

silkeledlow said...

Totally awesome card - I love snowmen!!! This one is sooo cute too - no wonder you're stuck on him - LOL!!!!
Great take on the Sketch - Denise!!!

dpkennedy said...

Oh he's fantastic! I love stamping on kraft! This is one adorable snowman and paired with that paper, oooh yeah!

Maria Gurnsey said...

I think your coloring is FABULOUS!!! I wouldn't have thought to use colored pencils to color the snowman on craft. I usually use white craft ink and a blender pen! Gonna have to try this, thanks!!! :)