Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Make It Monday #303

Hello all! In this week's Make It Monday at Papertrey Ink, Ashley Canon Newell shows us how to create holiday photo cards.  She does a wonderful job and who knew you could stamp on photo paper!  Although it does get a bit sticky, the results are great.  I couldn't wait to try this out.

Here's Ashley's card:

My Card:


I love this idea although it may not be feasible to create 50 of these.  I do feel that I can make a few for some special family members. For the card, I was fortunate enough to have studio photos of my daughter that I recently had done.  She was a snow fairy, perfect for the winter holiday theme.  I printed this particular photo on photo paper and masked the photo before stamping.  I stamped around the edges with some snowflakes from Snowflake Serenade Stamp Set. I used Stampin' Up Going Gray ink and Baja Breeze ink to complement the colors in the photo.  I wanted a lighter gray so I stamped it off on scrap paper before stamping onto the photo card.  After stamping, I let the ink dry for a few minutes.  Next, I die cut some Sizzix Sizzlets snowflakes (I believe these dies are discontinued.  I purchased them quite a long time ago), coated them with some Pearl Cobalt Blue and White Gold from my Kuretake Gansai Tambi Pearl colors and let them dry.  Once dried, I added these onto the photo card with  Ranger Multi Medium Matte Adhesive. I really do love how it turned out.  Hope you all get to try his out too!

-Hlee

Card Supplies:
Sizzix Sizzlets Snowflakes

5 comments:

  1. Your beautiful daughter looks like the PERFECT snow angel, Hlee! This Christmas card will be a treasured gift to all who receive it!

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  2. Oh my goodness, Hlee, your daughter is beautiful. Love how you coordinated colors so well and surrounded her with snowflakes. This is priceless!

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    1. Thank you! I had so much fun with this MIM!

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