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December mood board inspiration with Jane


Hi Friends!  I'm sharing this adorable little axolotl holiday card using inspiration from the December mood board.  I focused on using variations of blue to create a fun ink blended background for this card. There are hints of pink, gold and green but the primary focus is blue.  I think this little guy is just adorable!

To start, I ink blended a background using the hillside stencils and the following distress inks (you can also use oxide inks): tumbled glass, cracked pistachio, salty ocean, stormy sky and unicorn white.  Next, I cut a panel using the largest outside in rectangle stackables die.  Then, using the second largest reverse stitched scallop circle die, I cut the center of the card.  

Using copic friendly black ink, the images from the following sets were stamped:  Christmas fishes, I like you (a lotl), Yeti or not (hat), Mermaid for you

Copic colors used: B34, B32, B00, G28, G17, G05, R20, RV02, RV00

Next, I used an A2 piece of pink glitter cardstock for the background and adhered my ink blended panel using liquid glue.  Then all the pieces were arranged and adhered using foam tape and liquid glue.  The sentiment is the scripty merry die and I stacked it three times to create dimension.  Gold cardstock used for the top layer.  The "christmas" sentiment is from the yeti or not stamp set.

Finally, using a quickie glue pen and some gold deco foil, I added a few gold elements to the card for extra shine.  The entire panel was adhered to an A2 white card base and that completes the card!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Be sure to check out our new instagram page!  Use the hashtag #BRImoodboard so we can see your fabulous creations!  Be sure to upload your images before the end of the month for your chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Butterfly Reflections Ink.

Happy crafting! 


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