November 8, 2013

Winter Wishes & Amazing Crafty News!!!

Hey there!!

Guess what!?!?! After a FULL week of keeping this news to myself i can finally shout it from the roof top, or , er the blog top...? LOL Anyway i am so excited to share that i won this years Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking World Card Making Day in the Thank You category!!! I haven't stopped smiling all week and i can't wait for you to see the card!! It will be published in the March 2014 issue!!

To celebrate i made a Christmas card to share today! Yay, another Christmas card for my stash!! To start i stamped the Penny Black igloo image on watercolor image and used my Distress markers to color it.
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps
I knew i wanted to cut out the image on a curve, so i used a bowl to trace a line and cut out just the top part. (i was too lazy to die cut half the image!! hehe)  I left the bottom uncut and at first i was going to cover the bottom with pattern paper, but after looking at my Christmas pattern paper i found some old stuff and i got another idea.... a snow globe!!
Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps


I pulled out some black cardstock and just trimmed it up to make the stand, then adhered it to my image. Next i found a tiny tag i already had cut, stamped the sentiment merry winter! and added it to the snow globe with red and white twine!

Dana Warren - Kraft Paper Stamps

Oh and i almost forgot, i added glitter glue dots over my snow globe, i just love that little hint of sparkle!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!! I hope you all have an awesome day!!

Dana

Supplies
Stamps: Penny Black - Igloo. Stampin' Up - Merry Winter
Distress Markers: Stormy Sky, Black Soot, Tattered Rose, Fired Brick, Barn Door.
Die: PTI - Tiny Tags
Glitter Glue: Sitckles - Star Dust

5 comments:

  1. Dana!!! That is such AWESOME news! Can't wait to see your card!!! (I sent in a few myself but didn't win...maybe next time.) I love your card today, too...so adorable!

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  2. So excited for you Dana! So well deserved! This card is so cute too, love that image!

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  3. Congratulations on your WCMD win! Looking forward to seeing your card in print!
    Kimberly Crawford
    Paper Crafts Go-To-Gal

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  4. Absolutely adorable ... congrats on your WCMD win.

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  5. Shut UP that is fabulous news Dana!!! WOOOHOOOO :) Crafty secrets are so dang hard to keep! I suck at that :)
    This card is freaking adorable - that little husky makes me want to hug my dog. LOVE it :)

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