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Warm Holiday Hugs with Davina


Hello crafty friends! Davina here with some winter BRI Moodboard color inspiration for you today. I used the beautiful cool-toned colors of the December Moodboard, and tons of Mama Elephant goodies, to create this fun scene. The colors this month are Ice Blue, Classic Blue, Greenery, and Sparkling Silver. They are the perfect combination for all of the winter scenery. All of the items used are available in the Butterfly Reflections Ink online store. 

I was so excited to pull out my Mama Elephant products and create a Holiday card with these colors. I knew I wanted to use my Arch Snow Globe die set, and looked for some arctic stamp sets to combine. I’ve always loved the Me and my Yeti stamp set and I thought the cute penguins from the Little Penguin Agenda set would go well together. 

I stamped and colored my images before cutting them out with the coordinating die sets. Next, I added white dot highlights and some glittery sparkle with a Wink of Stella brush pen. I built my snow globe into a little flat shaker card using white mesh, sandwiched between several layers of cardstock. I used Bristol smooth card for the back of the snow globe, and inked and splattered it with distressoxides and glittery Perfect Pearls. I made sure to use some white sparkle cardstock both inside the shaker and as a background element. 

To assemble the card, I placed the yeti behind the globe, like he is playing hide and seek. And centered this on top of a few snowy hills over an inky sky. I put the smallest background images inside the shaker, and the rest of the images around the shaker. I heat embossed my sentiment on soft gray card layered over sparkly silver card for the base of the globe, and finished it off with a few tiny iridescent stars in the sky. 

I’m really happy with how this turned out and with how great the colors look. Classic Blue is my most difficult color to use, I don’t know why I’m so intimidated by it. I usually lean towards all of the aquas. But I love this and the color board and I hope that you give it a try as well. Don’t forget to play along with the color challenge using the 4 colors and the hashtag #brimoodboard. 

Thank you for making this far, Davina 


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