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
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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
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Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit | 4 cards from 1 kit

Hello everyone,

Today I am sharing several techniques for the four cards I made using the contents of Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring rainbow watercolored Modern Rose Blooms stamp background card.
Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring single layer card design with the fence stamp and hand drawn flowers.
Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring layered patterned paper with floral image.
Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring ink blended Modern Rose Blooms background card.

The first card I made incorporates a single image stamp with a patterned paper (happens to be my favorite) from the kit. I layered the patterned paper with a piece of craft cardstock in between to create a very vintage inspired look to this card. The stamped and colored image combined with a simple sentiment on top a piece of vellum completes this card.

Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring layered patterned paper with floral image.

The focus on the second card was a single layer card technique really to showcase the sentiment. I absolutely love the font of that sentiment. The card itself sort of has a watercolor picturesque feel with an inlay design of the card panel.

Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring single layer card design with the fence stamp and hand drawn flowers.

The third card I made incorporates a white heat embossed background of the Modern Rose Blooms stamp with a layer of Tattered Rose Distress Ink. The floral stamp with a sentiment are stamped and white heat embossed onto a piece of vellum which was fussy cut around the edge. Once I layered the focal point panel on top of the ink blended background, I felt as though it was blending in to the background. I never realized that you can color vellum. I only tried using my Copic Markers to go over the vellum but in the future I will use different mediums and see how it results.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring ink blended Modern Rose Blooms background card.

For the fourth card and my favorite, I white heat embossed the background with the Modern Rose Blooms stamp this time onto a piece of watercolor cardstock. I wanted to create a rainbow card for some time and this was the perfect opportunity. Using my Prima Marketing Watercolors, I added all of the colors of the rainbow and finished the card off with a simple sentiment embossed onto a piece of black cardstock. I really wanted the focus to be on the rainbow background and I think I achieved that.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring rainbow watercolored Modern Rose Blooms stamp background card.

I had a lot of fun creating cards from this kit, I only wish I had more time to create but alas the day of a mom is never done and that’s all for me today! Check out the video link below to see how I created these cards. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

These cards are entered in the following challenges: Cardz TV | Creative Craft Cottage | Pammies Inky Pinkie Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Papernest Dolls Challenge Blog| Lemon Short Bread 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

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Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
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Hero Arts Layering Classic Vellum
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Versamark Ink pad
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Hero Arts Embossing Powder in White
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Tonic Studio's Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
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Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peeled Paint
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The Greeting Farm American Heroes ~ One Layer Card ~ Copic Markers ~ Veterans Day card

Hey everyone,

I made a one layer veterans inspired card using two stamps set from The Greeting Farm, perfect for thanking the veterans or those still serving in honor of Veteran’s Day that we celebrated this past Saturday! This particular card was inspired by The Greeting Farm’s November Farm Fresh Challenge – 1 layer card.

The Greeting Farm American Heroes and Main Street stamp sets colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Veterans Day card.

To create a one layer card that looks 3-dimensional, it’s important to stamp the images at different levels so that it looks as if the items in the front are larger than the items in the back hence the 3-dimensional perspective. This is usually achieved by stamping images, masking the forefront images and then stamping the images behind in the background.

I am also super excited that I was able to film the process video for this card and will be posting it to my You Tube Channel for those that want to see it here!

The Greeting Farm American Heroes and Main Street stamp sets colored with Copic Markers and Distress ink backgrounds handmade Veterans Day card.

I used Copic colors to color all of the images and the Copic Combinations I used are: (There is a lot!)

Army girl
Skin: E00, E11, E13 and R20
Hair: Y21, Y26 and YR24
Camouflage Outfit: E31, YG67, G94, G99 and E79

Airforce boy
Skin: E00, E11 and E13
Hair: E42, E43 and E44
Outfit: G94 and G99
Glasses: C5, C7 and C9

Flag
Red Stripes: R46 and R39
White Stripes: C1
Blue: B37 and B39 added white dots for Stars with white gel pen
Flag pole: C3 and C5

Houses
Shutters and Ownings: R27, B05 and C5 to mute the brightness
Roofs: E55 and C5
Windows: B000

Other
Sidewalk: C1, C3 and C5
Grass: YG00, YG01, YG03, YG05 and YG07
Trees: YG25, YG63, G94, E47 andE79
Clouds: B0000 and B00

I’m very proud of the end result of this card as this is one of my first few attempts at a single layer card, especially with this much detail. This card is for a special veteran that served in the Air force during the Vietnam War, and we want him to know that we are very thankful for his service and his sacrifice for our country. 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

Supplies used
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The Greeting Farm American Heroes
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink
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Distress Oxide Ink Salty Ocean
Distress Oxide Ink Salty Ocean
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Distress Oxide Ink Twisted Citron
Distress Oxide Ink Twisted Citron
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
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