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Warm Winter Wishes by Popsiclesticks

Hello crafty friends, Davina here on the Blog, and I have a pink and raspberry long slimline card to share with you today. I used a Hello Sweetums stamp set called Snowy Smooches and the coordinating dies for all of the images, and new Trinity Stamps dies for the slimline stitched and scalloped layers, and and the stitched hillside.

I really love making slimline cards and the fact that I can get so many images onto my scenes. These new dies make it incredibly easy to put together these unique sized cards. The finished card base is 8.5 x 3.5, which makes it possible to cut both the panel and the cardbase from one piece of paper. For this bright wintery scene I cut the largest image panel from a piece of pink glittery pattern paper I had in my stash. I’ve been all about using my patterned papers these past few months. Then I cut 3 scalloped layers from Bristol smooth cardstock. Two of the layers I cut with stitched hillsides to create my snow, and the 3rd I inked up with Distress Oxide Inks in Spun Sugar and Picked Raspberry.  I splattered some raspberry and white ink across the pink sky then put it aside to dry.

Next I stamped all of my images onto Neenah cardstock with my stamp platform, then got to work Copic coloring. I used shades of pink and green to color everything up, and not wanting my penguins to appear too dark I used a medium gray for their “tuxedos”. I die cut all of my stamped images using the coordinating Snowy Smooches Dies and played with the placement. I decided to add the softest pink edges to my snowy drifts and began attaching my images.

I die cut the Snow Angel Penguin shape from the top layer of snow before attaching that layer with foam tape. Them popped the Snow Angel down so he looked sunken. Then I used a variety of glues to attach all of my images, making sure to add a bit of foam tape to the back of the heads so they don’t sag. I finished up by adding some Wink of Stella to some of the details for some glittery bling.

I mounted my pink paper panel to the cardbase using score tape and attached my scallop layer making sure everything was straight and aligned. I hope you like these pretty pink penguins and thank you for stopping by,


  1. Gorgeous card - love the colours you used - very vibrant. xx


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