All That Sparkles Blog Hop with Scrap'n Stamp

 Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas everyone!

Welcome to the Scrap'n Stamp December Blog Hop, where we are celebrating All That Sparkles, #allthatsparkles 
We hope you will join in the fun and make your card to upload to our Facebook Challenge Page.

We have prizes for those who comment on each of the designers cards in the hop today, consisting of 5 sparkly surprise packages and one $25.00 gift certificate to the Scrap'n Stamp store.

The winners will be announced on Friday, December 21, 2018.
And, in case you didn't know, Scrap'n Stamp is having 12 days of free gifts, so be sure to check it out.
Now that I have taken care of business, it is time to move on to the card I made for today's hop. 

I am using My Favorite Things stamps, dies and stencils for this card. I started by die cutting the wonky rectangle panel, doing one for the front of the card and one for the inside. Using Distress Oxide inks I then blended colours for my background, using Fossilized Amber, Broken China, Wilted Violet and Blueprint Sketch. Once I was happy with the blending, I went over the panel with        , buffing it to a satin finish. I then applied the snow flurries with the stencil and glimmer paste, leaving some areas empty. 
 I stamped the stamp images with Memento ink and coloured with Copics. I added Wink of Stella to Santa's beard and the fur trims on his suit, along with white acrylic paint for highlights on the suit and on the reindeer's blankets. The glimmer paste dries relatively quickly, so once it was ready I attached the reindeer, one with glue, and the others with foam squares, using both regular and thin.
 I then moved on to the inside where I did another distress oxide blending panel, only this time I used the fossilized amber on the Ho Ho Ho, and splattered water on the panel to represent the snow.
 I then added Wink of Stella to the Ho Ho Ho letters for some sparkle on the inside, which is hard to see in the photo but it looks great.

I hope you have enjoyed this card. Next up on the hop is Laurie.

If you lose track, following is a list of those participating in today's hop. 

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  1. AMAZING card.. Love the how bold the colours are and sparkly

  2. Santa is absolutely glowing! It must be his magical powers - and the gorgeous background you created! An amazing card :)

  3. What a fun, joyful card, including the vibrant inside greeting. Looks great!

  4. Love Santa and the
    Deer. Lovely ink
    Carla from Utah

  5. Such a fun background! Santa and his deer are so cute!

  6. Festive spirit soaring in seeing your adorable Santa and his trio of reindeer! The sparkle, glimmer and glow...LOVE! Thank you for the smiles this cloudy Alberta morning!

  7. Love your card. The colors are fantastic and it is so much fun.

  8. Ilove thosecute little reindeer!!! and your background is awesome!!!

  9. Love the card and how Santa is the focal of the card and the reindeer are so cute.

  10. Such a cheery and colourful holiday card! Love the inky background!

  11. Adorable!! Love the glimmer paste on the background.

  12. Fabulous card, I love the bright colours


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