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Hi Everyone!  Happy Christmas Eve!  Today, I'm sharing with you my last card for the BRI design team.  I'm incredibly honored and humbled for this amazing opportunity.  Thank you Vanessa and to the rest of the fabulous team for all your support over the last few months!


Today's card features some cute mice getting into their holiday stockings!  I used the BRI December mood board for inspiration.  You will find a supply list below.
To start, I used an A2 piece of Bristol smooth cardstock and ink blended the following distress oxide colors top to bottom: festive berries, picked raspberry, worn lipstick, twisted citron.  Then I mixed white gouache paint with water and splatted the background.  The panel was set aside to dry.  Then using gallery frame 3 die, I cut 2 pieces of the center panel from white card stock.  I stacked the pieces together sandwiching a piece of vellum in between the dies to create a frosty window.  The panel was splattered with white gouche paint and I added a few snowflakes using a white gel pen.


Images from Joyful mouse stamp set were stamped using Versafine ink on a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock and colored using Zig clean color pens and a water brush.  Images were cut using the coordinating dies and a white gel pen used to add white accents.  The back window panel was then glued to the ink blended card front and the images were attached using liquid glue and foam squares.  Glossy accents added to the die cut and colored "JOY" greeting from the Joyful mouse stamp set.  The entire card front was glued to an A2 card base.  


Thank you so much for stopping by this Christmas Eve!  Wishing you all a blessed, safe and happy holiday!





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