Scrapping For Less: FOTM December 2018 Card Kit | Arctic Animals | 4 Cards from 1 Kit

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing the cards I made using the Scrapping For Less: December 2018 Flavor of the Month Card Kit called Animals in the Arctic. This has to be my most favorite kit thus far. It features all of my most favorite animals in the Arctic and as a bonus, the color of the kit is predominantly purple in color. Which is definitely my favorite! And now onto the cards.

Each card is created with the contents of one of the collections and follows the suggested sketch provided on the Scrapping For Less website here.

Sadly, the kit is sold out for the banana split level but there seems to be an option for the double dip kit or the Ala Carte products.

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection one: Bear Hugs by Sunny Studios and Winter Skies by Scrapping For Less patterned paper.
Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection two: Penguin with a mug by Stamping Bella and Chill by Scrapping For Less patterned paper.
Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection three: Winter Pals by Pink and Main and Frosty by Pink and Main patterned paper.
Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection four: Arctic Animals by LDRS and Arctic Snowfall by LDRS patterned paper.

Card 1 – Collection One – Sketch # 4

For my first card, I used the super adorable polar bear (happens to be my most favorite Arctic animal) and followed sketch number four. I combined the collection one stamp with the Christmas Tree stencil to create a nighttime winter inspired scene.

I colored the bear using Copic markers, white heat embossed the sentiment and added the beautiful patterned paper to complete this card.

 

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection one: Bear Hugs by Sunny Studios and Winter Skies by Scrapping For Less patterned paper.

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection one: Bear Hugs by Sunny Studios and Winter Skies by Scrapping For Less patterned paper.

 

Card 2 – Collection Two – Sketch # 2

For the second card, I followed sketch two and decided to try my hand at monochromatic coloring of the super sweet penguin by Stamping Bella.

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection two: Penguin with a mug by Stamping Bella and Chill by Scrapping For Less patterned paper.

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection two: Penguin with a mug by Stamping Bella and Chill by Scrapping For Less patterned paper.

Card 3 – Collection Three – Sketch #3

For this and the last card of the kit, I created one-layer mini scenes, which happens to be one of my most favorite techniques in creating cards. The third card features two of the most adorable Arctic animals floating on an iceberg. I used my Copic markers to  color the entire scene including the water and the sky. As a final touch I added snow with a white gel pen because it would snow in the Arctic!

 

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection three: Winter Pals by Pink and Main and Frosty by Pink and Main patterned paper.

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection three: Winter Pals by Pink and Main and Frosty by Pink and Main patterned paper.

Card 4 – Collection Four – Sketch #1

And finally for the last card for this kit, I stamped the sweet momma and baby fox from the Arctic Animals stamp by LDRS on Grapesicle  cardstock and used my Fabre-Castell Polychromos Colored Pencil that I got from my beautiful sister for Christmas. This is my favorite card I made from this kit!

 

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection four: Arctic Animals by LDRS and Arctic Snowfall by LDRS patterned paper.

Scrapping For Less December 2018 FOTM Card Animals in the Arctic featuring from collection four: Arctic Animals by LDRS and Arctic Snowfall by LDRS patterned paper.

Here is the video on my YouTube Channel of the cards I made.

As always, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

 

LDRS Creative Arctic Snowfall Stamp
LDRS Creative Arctic Snowfall Stamp
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LDRS Creative Arctic Snowfall Stamp
LDRS Creative Arctic Snowfall Stamp
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Pink & Main Frosty 6 x 6 Paper Pad
Pink & Main Frosty 6 x 6 Paper Pad
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MFT Grape Jelly Cardstock 25 Sheets
MFT Grape Jelly Cardstock 25 Sheets
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MFT Grapesicle Cardstock 25 Sheets
MFT Grapesicle Cardstock 25 Sheets
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Sentiment Strips
MFT Die-namics Stitched Sentiment Strips
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Circle STAX
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Circle Stax
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
Lawn Fawn Stitched Square Stackable Dies
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Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Circle Stackables
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Square STAX Dies
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Kat Scrappiness Stitched Fishtail Banner Dies
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Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit | Beautiful Mermaids | Watercoloring and Glittery Stenciled Background

Hello everyone,

Today I’m sharing three cards featuring the Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit Beautiful Mermaids stamp set.

The kit is sold out unfortunately, but signing up for a subscription will ensure that you don’t miss any future kits.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Nuvo Glimmer Paste.
Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.
Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

My three cards feature the mermaid stamped images onto a piece of Bristol Smooth cardstock using Versafine Onyx Black Ink and heat set with black embossing powder.

I decided to pull out my Jane Davenport Watercolor Palettes for these images since it’s been a little while and I absolutely love to watercolor, it is my favorite medium to use!

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

For the first card I colored the mermaid using a beautiful purple on the tail and thought that dark hair would complement well.

I used the following colors and palette combinations for the first mermaid: Skin – Buff from the Neutral Palette, Mystic and Royal from the Brights Palette for the tail and seashell, and for the hair I used Cocoa from the Neutral Palette.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

For the second card, I combined a teal color called 70’s eye shadow from the Brights Palette for the tail, Kiss Kiss from the Neutral Palette for the hair and finished the shell with a color called Spice from the Neutral Palette.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Bo Bunny Glitter Paste.

I tried really hard not to color the image like the famous mermaid we all know but once I saw the two colors in the Palette Glitz-Sea called Sea Mist and Ariel there was no way it was not gonna happen. So for card three, I colored up this image just like the little mermaid.

Simon Says Stamp September 2018 Card Kit called Sea Treasure featuring Beautiful Mermaids water-colored set against a glittery background created with stencils and Nuvo Glimmer Paste.

After I finished coloring and fussy cutting the images out, I wanted to create a background worthy of the images and thought I’d create some stunning backgrounds using stencils and glitter paste.
I had a lot of fun creating these cards and I absolutely love the end result of combining the water colored images and the stencils with the glitter paste.  I think it’s simple yet stunning.

Here is a video of how I created these cards!

That’s all for me today, thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

 

This card is entered in the following challenges:

Poolkadoodles Digi Chooseday Craft Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Cardz TV Anything Goes Challenge | Poolkadoodles Crafting Anything Goes Challenge | Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog | Paper Nest Dolls Challenge | Fairy and Unicorn Challenge

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

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Bristol Smooth cardstock
Bristol Smooth cardstock
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Tonic Studio's Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
Tonic Studio’s Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Brights Palette
Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Brights Palette
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Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Neutral Palette
Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Neutral Palette
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Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Glitz-Sea Palette
Jane Davenport Mixed Media Watercolor Set Glitz-Sea Palette
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Echo Park Delightful Bubbles Stencil
Echo Park Delightful Bubbles Stencil
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Hero Arts Sea & Sky Stencil
Hero Arts Sea & Sky Stencil
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Dina Wakley Viney Stencil
Dina Wakley Viney Stencil
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Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Turquoise
Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Turquoise
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Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Rose Gold
Bo Bunny Glitter Paste in Rose Gold
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Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Amethyst Purple
Nuvo Glimmer Paste in Amethyst Purple
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