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Merry Christmas Penguin Card

 

Hi Crafty Friends! Stephanie here with a brand new Christmas card! 



I started by die cutting the front panel using Lawn Fawn Magic Iris Add-On. I then ink-blended the background using Tumbled Glass and Salvaged Patina Distress Oxides. I let the panel dry while I colored and die cut the cute penguin and igloo from Lawn Fawn's Penguin Party stamp set. 



Once the panel was dry, I added on the snowflakes by using Lawn Fawn White Paste with the new Snowflake Stencil. I haven't used stencil paste very much but it was super easy to use and I'll definitely be using it more! While the paste dried, I die cut the rest of the pieces for the Magic Iris mechanism and ink blended the parts that would show to match the panel. I put the Magic Iris together and inked a snowflake on the opening to match the panel. When the panel was dry, I assembled everything and attached the penguin, igloo and sign. 



To finish up the card, I embossed the sentiment Merry Christmas with white Ranger Embossing Powder on red cardstock and die cut it into a banner. I then attached the card to the red and white striped card panel. I tried the mechanism a few times to make sure it was moving well so it'll be easy for the recipient to use. 



Thanks for joining me and have a great day!  

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