Greetings from the North Pole {Mo’s Dream Team}

Hi, everyone! Time for yet another Christmas card today. This could technically work as a regular winter card, too, and those cards are good to have on hand to send out during those dark winter months to brighten someone’s day.

I used Anyu and Nanook Igloo for my card today. They’re part of the Anyu and Nanook set. I set the opacity to 10 % in Photoshop and printed my image. I love the look of no line coloring, especially when doing snow and ice. I colored in my little image using Copics, and wasn’t too sure at first what I wanted to do with it. I debated my regular cluster with a sentiment in the top right corner, but felt I needed to do something different because I had so much white space below the image.

I used my trusty faux stitch rectangle die from My Favorite Things to turn my colored piece into a panel before stamping the perfect sentiment from Mama Elephant’s Holiday Messages stamp set using Enchanted Evening ink. I wanted to pick up the blue from the little girl’s coat, and this is such a pretty blue. I sprinkled on chunky white embossing powder and heated the panel from the back to create my snowy look, before adhering my panel onto a cardbase I made from After Midnight cardstock from My Favorite Things. I added a few snowflakes that I diecut using an old Marianne Design die that I absolutely love, and my card was finished.

Here you can see the effect of the chunky white embossing enamel. It’s nice and thick and adds a bit of texture to the card, it kind of feels like braille when you touch it, it’s really cool, not to mention quicker than drawing on snowflakes with a white pen, also with the added bonus of it being more random than you’re able to achieve on your own.

No surprise that I used mostly cool tones for this card, except for the skin colors and the ears and tongue of the dog.

One thought on “Greetings from the North Pole {Mo’s Dream Team}

  1. (sorry, I leave my message as a comment because I didn’t find contact form on your blog, hoping you’ll see it soon.
    Please answer directly to my email address elise.amann(at)wanadoo.fr).

    Hello !
    I’m writting an article for the issue 61 of the french magazine called “Passion cartes créatives”.
    The subject is the rain (drops, boots, umbrellas…).
    Mo Manning suggested to show your card with her digi stamp within this article.
    (seen here : https://mypapermill.com/2018/06/20/a-little-bit-of-rain-mos-dream-team)
    Would you agree with that ?
    If yes, could you please send me as soon as possible a high resolution photo of your creation without watermark on it ?
    Of course, your name or pen name if you want will appear next to the image, and the address of your blog will be in the address book.
    Thank you in advance for your quick answer, even if it is negative, so that I can get organized (I have to give my paper for tomorrow !).
    Best Regards, Elise AMANN
    PS : if you have other creations which could be great for this article, don’t hesitate to send images of them to me, I’d be happy to share them with our readers. 😉

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