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Not so Holiday Penguins....

Hello Crafty Friends Waleska here from craftinglove glad to be sharing with you another post for Butterfly Reflections Ink blog.  Who says we can´t use holiday stamps for other occasions right?  I created my card for today with that in mind... if we look carefully in our stash of holiday stamps we might find some that can be used in different ways.... or maybe you are like me, you love a stamp set so much you just have to use it all year round!!!


CARD DETAILS:

Having the Love Season in mind I used the MFT Holiday Penguins to create a Valentines Day Card.  I started by stamping this adorable penguins with Versafine Onyx Black ink and colored them with Zig Real Brush Pens in colors 010 Black, 051 Lemon Yellow, 070 Orange and 026 Light Pink.   To make them not so Holiday I chop off the Christmas presents they have on their head... and just like that I made them regular penguins for any occasion... 


I die cut the Amazing Skating Pond Scene Die from Hello Bluebird stamps to create the scene for my penguins.  I love this scene dies because they are just like a little puzzle, I added color to some of the pieces with Oxide Inks.  For the pond I used  Tumbled Glass, for the trees Weather Wood and for the background a mix of Spun Sugar and Worn Lipstick (my favorite combo for the season).  


I glue all the pieces to a white card base and added the frame with Kraft Cardstock.   For the sentiment I used on the Skating Together Stamp set from Hello Bluebird too.  The final touches were some little star sequins I adhere with Glossy Accents a Jewel Picker and a lot of patience...


And there is.... an idea on how to use Holiday Stamps and Dies for different occasions... What do you say?  Would you try it?   Thank you so much for stopping by and spending some time with me today!!! Don´t forget to stop by the SHOP to find your favorite brands and shop shop shop!!!

Have an Amazing Day!!!



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