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Out Of This World Christmas

Happy Monday everyone! For today's blog post, I'm sharing an Outer Space themed Christmas card. Recently I was looking through my stamp sets, and I came across Lawn Fawn's Beam Me Up. I couldn't help but notice how much the UFOs reminded me of snowglobes. It didn't end up turning out the way I expected, but it was a fun challenge for myself to create a Christmas card with non-Christmas stamps!

To start, I stamped my images using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink. Then I cut out my images and colored them with alcohol markers. The stamps I used were from Lawn Fawn sets Frosty Fairy Friends, Booyah, Beam Me Up, Out of this World, Oh Gnome, and Christmas Dreams. I also customized the flower stamped from Booyah by adding sepals around the petals.

Next, I created the background on white cardstock. I blended Distress Ink Abandoned Coral, Mustard Seed, Mermaid Lagoon, and Cracked Pistachio randomly on the page to start creating a galaxy. Using my blending tools, I ink blended over the colors with Black Soot. For the stars/snow, I flicked some water and white paint on the background to add the finishing touches.

Lastly, I assembled the background to the card face using my tape runner. Once my background was together, I adhered my images to the scene with my Lawn Fawn glue tube.  I didn't think there were enough snowflakes in the end, so I went back and added some with my gel pen.

You can find lots of the goodies I used for this card at the Butterfly Reflections Ink Shop and you can find more creations by me on Instagram @CaveWomanCreations!  In other news, I can't believe its December already, and I'm coming to the end of my DT term. BUT that means YOU could be NEXT! Check out yesterday's blog post to see how you can apply to become apart of the next Butterfly Reflections Ink Design Team!


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