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Little LLama Snowglobe Fun

Hello crafty friends! Peggy here with some Christmas inspiration with the beautiful products from Mama Elephant. I combined some older products with one of the newly released grid covers to create a super fun shaker card. So, Llama tell you how I made this card!

When it came out last month, I totally fell in love with the Globies Grid Cover. Mama Elephant is known for their Little Agenda stamp sets and with the enormous diversity in Grid Cover dies, the possibilities are endless. I started by stamping out some images from the Little Llama Agenda that would be suitable for Christmas, as well as the letters JOY from the Joy Ornaments set. I stamped with Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink, which is my favorite alcohol marker friendly ink. Next, I colored the images with my copics and fussy cut them out. I love the Tim Holtz Serrated Scissors for this because it gives a little more grip.

Next, I used the Globies Grid Cover to cut out some foam to create my shaker pockets, as well as the front of the card from some of the cream colored Lawn Fawn Let it Shine paper. I adhered the foam to a standard size white card base. Because I'm thrifty, I used the patterned paper and foam 'waste' pieces to inlay the backing and snowbanks in the tiny snowglobes. 

Using the tiny stars die that is included in Mama Elephant's Slim Scenescape Builder, I cut a lot of little stars from some Lawn Fawn Metallic cardstock to fill my shaker pockets. Before I filled them, I used a powder applicator to remove any unwanted stickiness. I glued a piece of clear acetate over the top and sealed it all with my patterned paper cover piece.

The Globies Grid Cover comes with a small die to quickly cut several bases for the tiny snowglobes. I cut these from Lawn Fawn Paper Bag cardstock and adhered them with liquid glue. I adhered my little llama images and letters over the top of the snowglobes. I finished my card with some white gelly roll pen accents, a touch of Glossy Accents and a tiny bow at the top of the bauble that spells the letter O.

I hope you are inspired to get cracking on Christmas with me!

Long distance hugs,


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