Hope you had a great weekend. Welcome to my Holiday Card Series 2017. It is Monday again, a new Inky Paws Challenge is starting today with beautiful Christmas colours which inspired my very first card in this series.
For my card today I knew I wanted a chalkboard effect. So I took a piece of black cardstock and die cut a stitched rectangle from it. I used a sponge dauber and dabbed some white pigment ink on the edges. I made sure it is dry before I stamped my sentiment and heat embossed in white.
I also stamped and coloured the kitty with a striped scarf from the Newton’s Holiday Mischief stamp set using Copic markers. I used the coordinating dies to cut it out. I die cut some pine tree branches (MFT die) from dark green and apple green cardstocks, and a bow (Studio Katia) from red glitter fun foam. I assembled my scene, gave the chalkboard panel a green mat and adhered it to a red-white striped patterned paper (Doodlebug design).
As a finishing touch I used a white gel pen to add some freckles to the kitty, some Spectrum Noir shimmer pen and glossy accents on the scarf.
I will upload this card to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Calling all critters great and small
See you soon with more holiday cards and tags,