Sunday, April 27, 2014

LIM Sketch #12 - Winter wishes

Hi everyone. Here is my take on the sketch over at Simply Less is More.

The funny thing about this sketch is that it's a wonderful clean and simple sketch that had me pretty stumped yesterday.

I finally had that ah ha moment when I was looking at my image stash area. That's the area where I keep images that I've colored or stamped just waiting to be made into a card. I had this mitten pair colored out in red and cut into a circle tapped onto the drawer and when my eyes finally settled on it, the creative juices started flowing.
The mitten stamp is from Verve. It is stamped in Versafine, heat embossed with clear embossing powder then colored with B34 and B37 Copic markers. I fussy cut them apart and popped them up using foam tape.

The snowflakes and sentiment are from Papertrey, Ink. I stamped the snowflakes in white pigment ink and then heat embossed them using white EP. Next, I sponged on some blue ink and then wiped off the excess on the snowflakes with a paper towel. Dark navy cardstock used to layer the circle.

White scrappers floss used to tie the mittens back together. 

Also entering this into the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge - keep it clean and simple.

Thanks for stopping by! Off to clean house and do laundry. Yuk, I'd rather be stamping!

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15 comments:

Chrissie said...

I love how you have linked the mittens together with the thread...I love the look of little one's mittens hanging down their sleeves!
Super job!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
Less is More

LauraVi said...

Love the light colours, the mittens are very nice!

Teresa Kline said...

hi Laurie! this is darlin, I adore the winter blues and white...very sweet! So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

sparkle & shine *~*

Helen J said...

Brilliantly CAS winter card, I love it & the mittens are really cute!

Crealin said...

What a lovely winter card! Love it :)

Lins :)

Lizy Bartaby said...

I love this Laurie! Those mittns are really cute and work so well with the sketch!
Lizy xx

Marianne said...

beautiful card, also like the mittens.

Maja said...

Love your card!

cotnob said...

This is a brilliant card, such a great idea - love it.
Pauline
x

Alrik Gerlach said...

Wow! This is awesome! Love the coloring and the beautiful details.
What a wonderful project, all of the details are stunning!It's very inspiring.

Anne said...

Laurie what a super idea!
Thank you for your LIM entry this week
Anne
Less is More Designer

thassos456 said...

Fab card, love the little mittens :)

Tammy said...

Very pretty and CAS!

Roxie said...

I like the string connecting the mittens, real cute Christmas or winter card.

Viv said...

Awww this is so sweet Laurie, loving those cute mittens :) Viv xx