I've got two cards to share today. First up is for the Just Add "R" challenge at Just Add Ink. I had fun arranging these Authentique papers and gave myself points for putting another (tiny) dent into the patterned paper stash. The reindeer is from Essentials by Ellen and I thought he needed a little jingle bell for just a bit more holiday cheer.
Cardstock: (Kraft) Papertrey Ink, (Chocolate Chip) Stampin' Up
Patterned Paper: Authentique
Stamps: (Sentiment) Hero Arts
Inks: (VersaFine Onyx Black) Tsukeniko
Die: (Reindeer) Essentials by Ellen
Glitter: (White Wink of Stella) ZigGems: Recollections
Next up is a card for the Furry Friends challenge at the Simon Says Wednesday challenge. The team highlighted Newton's Nook stamps this week so I made another Winston card and paired him with a Paper Smooches sentiment. My background was inspired by Jeanne of A Kept Life who has made a bunch of brilliant cards with bright striped backgrounds that I LOVE like here, here and here. Check out her blog if you never have - she has a fun, bright and cheery style.
Cardstock: (White) Papertrey Ink, (Real Red, Cucumber Crush, Basic Black) Stampin' Up
Stamps: (Bear from Winston's Home for Christmas) Newton's Nook, (Sentiment from Christmas Sampler) Paper Smooches
Inks: (VersaMark) Tsukeniko
Embossing Powder: (Opaque Bright White Super Fine) Wow
Die: (Chevron) My Favourite Things, (Stitched Square) Lil' Inker Designs
Glitter: (White Wink of Stella) Zig
Two cards with awesome backgrounds! Love them both!
LOVING those backgrounds you created, what fabulous and fun designs Jen!
Both fabulous Jen! Love the backgrounds!
I love your elegant leaping reindeer, and also your super cute Christmas critter (bear?)
Such delicious backgrounds, Jen ... love the little jingle bell on the reindeer ... and that little bear is adorable! Delighted to have you playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday! Hugs, Anita :)
Lovely cards, Jen - I love both backgrounds, too! Thanks for playing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!
I love your leaping reindeer Jen, he works so beautifully against those gorgeous dsp patterns. Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink.
This is a great way to use up your pattern paper. It's a very effective technique too. Chantell Just Add Ink
Your patterned papers go so well together and look great behind that deer, Jen. I just ordered it for myself. The little is cute wit that bright Christmas-y background.
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