Aug 2, 2017

Snowy Winter Gift Distress Ink Card

It's time for a new challenge at Scrapy Land and our challenges are Always Anything Goes with a die cut brand that Scrapy Land sells.  I hope you will play along for a chance to win one of TWO $10 giftcards to the Scrapy Land store.

Yesterday I shared THIS card made with the inside of this Distress Inky panel.  I cut the window with the Tim Holtz for Sizzix stitched rectangle and swapped it out for a lighter stamped and splattered panel.

I sponged my Tutti Designs Birthday Present die with the inks I used in my background panel.  I cut my die upside down in my machine so that I could hold in place parts of the pattern that I didn't want popped out.  I used regular tape to secure them, then punched out the rest.  I liked how this added some girth to the die, but the swirls still showed.  I mounted my present and a few punched snowflakes with foam tape for dimension.  What fun!  Now come play along HERE!


Maxine D said...

What a beautiful card - love how you have kept some parts of the die cut intact - great technique.

Helen Wallace said...

Gorgeous colours again and this die is so versatile, love the technique of preventing some of the cuts from popping out. Especially like the inky googness behind the parcel.

Sara Barker said...

Bravo, Autumn! Beautiful Christmas card in a simple design, but incredible techniques all over the place! LOVE how those backgrounds and prezzie turned out! Probably my favorite Christmas card this year, REALLY! Sending big hugs!

Samra Leshinski said...

This is gorgeous! Love the simplicity of this card, yet it is so striking. Great choice of a die cut!
Paper Talk with Samra

Heidi Stamps said...

Very pretty! I like how you can use both parts of the panel this way. It's a lovely and artistic christmas card!

Sherrie K. said...

Beautiful card Autumn! Love the backgrounds and fun inking! Great design~
Have a great day!
Sherrie K

Anne Temple said...

This is such a fun Christmas card. I love the colors and the background looks fabulous.

Lori Kobular said...

Wow! That gift die is gorgeous! I love the papers you used to make this beautiful card!

Donna said...

Lovely card! I do love me blue holiday card!
Thanks for counting down to Christmas with the crew from SHOPPING OUR STASH!!

Donna Ellis said...

Wow! Gorgeously colored and distressed, Autumn! Love how you framed the die cut and created beautiful backdrops for it! hugs, de

La Papera Gialla said...

Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges!
Monica - DT

Barbetka K said...

Beautiful Christmas card :))

Marty Fishman said...

I love your Christmas card, Autumn, your backgrounds are fab! Hugs!!

Lisa xx said...

such a beautiful card, gorgeous use of the die

Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Friends challenge xx

Diane Louise J said...

Hello Autumn

It’s lovely to see you have joined in the ‘Christmas in July’ challenge at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Beautiful card design using distress inks, really like the die you have used to... Good luck in the draw and we hope you will come back again very soon.

Diane Louise
[Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

Maryvonne COUSSE said...

Gorgeous background for this stunning card !!!
Great design and I Loooveeee this colors !!!

Angela Radford said...

Great Christmas card, love it. Angela xXx

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