Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Update Tuesday, Snowman Season - November 26, 2019

Hello!

EEEK!  I am so excited for you to see today's Update Tuesday Photo from Stampin' UP!  These little snowmen are my favorite!  The Let It Snow suite of products is such a fun group to use.  You can make these adorable cards easily!  This photo below is the photo that was shared via email this morning from Stampin' UP!®.  I'm always excited to see what new inspiration they will share with us and today was no exception.  Aren't these cards the cutest!

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And as usual, it was hard for me to decide which one to focus on.  But in the end I decided to focus on the card on the left.  I like to fussy cut and this card has some fussy cutting!  Plus I haven't used my embossing paste in a while and I was eager to use the new Basic Pattern Decorative Masks. 

Here is what my card looks like.  


Could this little snowman be any cuter?!  I think not!  I just put him to the test and showed this card to my 2 year old great-nephew via FaceTime and it was a big hit!  LOL!  This card has the 2 year old seal of approval!  And that folks is all I need!  


Look at the detail of this Shimmery White Embossing Paste?!  I love this paste!  I have a feeling I will be using a lot more of it before I finish my Christmas cards.  


Here is the sentiment I chose to  put on the inside!  It's a good thing I stamped and photographed this card before I did my Live video on Facebook a few minutes ago.  Because right now I cannot find the block and photopolymer stamp that I used.  LOL.  ha ha ha.  It doesn't get much more real than that!


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Here is the video link for my email subscribers:https://youtu.be/R0ht1BUAV2E


Measurements & Instructions
  1. Cut a piece of Pool Party Card Stock 5 1/2in. x 8 1/2in., score at 4 1/4in., and fold on score line.
  2. Cut a piece of Whisper White Card Stock 3 1/4in. x 5in.  Using washi tape, tape it to a sheet of grid paper.
  3. Cut a piece of Thick Whisper White Card Stock 3 1/4in. x 4 5/8 in. and then die cut the largest stitched circle from the Stitched Framleits at the top of the card stock...this piece card stock is now your stencil.  Save the stitched circle for another project.
  4. Using washi tape, tape the Thick Whisper White Card Stock stencil over the Whisper White Card Stock.
  5. Using Pool Party ink and Stampin' Sponges, sponge a light layer of Pool Party Ink onto the circle.
  6. Using washi tape, tape the polka dot mask from the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks over the two layers of Whisper White Card Stock and then spread a thin layer of Shimmery White Embossing Paste.
  7. Remove the polka dot mask and wash it with warm, soapy water and let it dry.
  8. Remove the Thick Whisper White Card Stock and then let your Shimmery White Embossing Paste Polka Dots dry.
  9. Cut a piece of Pool Party Card Stock 4in. x 5 1/4in. and then emboss it with the Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder.  Adhere to the front of the card base using Snail Adhesive.
  10. Cut a piece of Let it Snow Designer Series Paper 1in. x 4 5/8 in. and adhere to the polka dot embossed Whisper White Card Stock on the back right hand side, making sure it peeks out from behind. Adhere entire piece to front of card on an angle using Stampin' Dimensionals.
  11. On a scrap piece of Whisper white Card Stock stamp the snowman in Memento Ink.  Color the scarf and hat with Pool Party and Real Red Stampin' Blends.  Color his nose with the Pumpkin Pie Dark Stampin' Blend.  Then fussy cut him out.  Adhere him to the front of the card using Stampin' Dimensionals.
  12. One a scrap piece of Basic Black Card Stock stamp "Merry" from the "Merry Christmas" sentiment in Versamark Ink and sprinkle with White Stampin' Emboss powder and heat set with Heat Tool.  Fussy cut "Merry" and adhere onto the card front using Mini Stampin' Dimensionals.
  13. Tie a bow using the Mint Macaron Nature's Twine and adhere to the right of the snowman using a Mini Glue Dot.
  14. Cut a piece of Whisper White Card Stock 4in. x 5 1/4in. and stamp the sentiment "Hoping this season builds heartwarming memories" and adhere to the inside of the card using Snail Adhesive.  Voila!

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