season’s greetings

Happy Friday, friends! I hope you have a great day and a great weekend with something fun planned! Our new challenge is live over at Merry Little Christmas Challenge Blog and I’m super excited to share my DT inspiration project for MLCCB #39 – October Anything Christmas Goes! I created a pair of adorable cards that are almost identical – the only difference is what’s on top of the little car! I just had to use both of those elements! Some more older Lawn Fawn stamps and dies that I absolutely love!

I created two standard A2 size top-fold card bases from Neenah Classic Crest 110# Solar White cardstock and rounded the lower right corner on each. I stamped the car twice and both of the elements on a scrap of Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, colored them with alcohol markers and cut them with the coordinating dies. I created the background on each card base with a strip of Eyelet Outlet Road Washi Tape and a Memory Box Cityscape cut from CutCardStock Dolphin cardstock. I stamped the exhaust hearts on the washi tape in Jet Black StazOn, adhered the elements to the top of each car, and adhered the cars to the road on dimensionals. I stamped the sentiment beneath the road and added a single iridescent gemstone on each.

I stamped the sentiment in black ink and added a narrow red cardstock strip down the left side for a little interest. The inside is the same on both cards, and I used the Stampingbella gnome sentiments stamp set again… funny how the gnome sentiments are coming in so handy for non-gnome cards, lol!

And one more peek at the pair… totally loving how these turned out! They are so stinkin’ cute I can’t stand it!

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, CutCardStock Dolphin cardstock, red cardstock scrap
Stamps: Lawn Fawn Home for the Holidays stamp set, Stampingbella Festive Gnome Sentiments stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Ranger distress ink- black soot and peeled paint; Nuvo alcohol markers- Aquamarine Collection, Rich Reds Collection, Sunshine Yellow Collection, Marina Blues Collection, Palma Violets Collection, Natural Browns Collection, Stormy Greys Collection; Pentel Slicci Silver pen, StazOn Jet Black ink
Dies/Punches: Lawn Fawn Home for the Holidays die set, Memory Box Cityscape Nightline die, Kadomaru Pro corner rounder
Accessories: Tonic Studios 12″ Guillotine Paper Trimmer, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, Stampin’ Up Dimensionals, Eyelet Outlet Road Washi Tape, ScraPerfect iridescent gemstone

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing these cards and will link up a Christmas project with us this month! We’d love to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you again soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,
lesliesig

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