Sunday, August 10, 2014

Woodware & Dreamweaver Collaboration: Day 1


Greetings! My name is Alison. Welcome to my blog, if you haven't been here before. Yes! It's that time of year again! The time when we inspire crafters on both sides of the "pond" with a mix of bothDreamweaver and Woodware UK* products for the holidays! Six days, SIX, of beautiful, elegant, merry, cute, artsy, and craftsy projects to have you heading out to your local stores or internet sites to buy these goodies immediately!

Of course, there will be prizes as well. Three prize packages will be given to three commenters during this week's posts on the team's blogs, including five stencils and one nested die set. You can have an opportunity to win these goodies by leaving some holiday sweetness for each team member posting each day, to be one of the three winners for the week. Here are the team members that are inspiring you today:
Alison Heikkila (that's me!)

Here is my creation:

I used the absolutely adorable Patch Frosty from Woodware and Season's Greetings stencil from Dreamweaver for this card.

I stamped the snowman on Kraft cardstock and then colored him in with colored pencils. I love the look of colored pencils on Kraft. The teeny sentiment is a part of this sweet set. 

For the stencil, I turned it on it's side and only used one portion of the stencil (the full image actually says Season's Greetings and has another row of holly leaves). I masked it off with some tape and used White Embossing Paste applied to my cardstock. After it dried, I colored it in with Versa Color inks, utilizing the extremely useful Picasso tool from Dreamweaver. If you need to mask small portions of any image, then you need the Picasso. I also used Red Stickles for my berries. 

My background paper came printed with those festive ribbons, which I thought worked really well with these images. I hope you like my project for today. I'll be back later in the week with more for this fantastic collaboration. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day! 

*For a stockist near you contact Woodware Craft Collection in the UK and Notions Marketing in the USA.

21 comments:

ionabunny said...

That snowman is really cute and I love how you used the stencil

Kelli said...

That is to stinking cute! !!! I need that snowman and stencil

Carol McCready said...

Very cute card. Love how you colored in that snowman.

Pam Hornschu said...

Love all the details on this cute card, Alison. Good selling tip on the Picasso!

Christina Doré said...

We have been featuring Frosty on our blog but love your take stamping him onto kraft cardstock and colouring with pencils.
Love the way you have used the holly stencil to create the side border.

scrappyjen said...

love the holly, jx

Holly Eastabrook said...

Love the great colour on this adorably cute card!

Janice K said...

A very cute card with lovely colours.x

LynB said...

So stinkin' cute Alison! Love your use of kraft c/s and the holly stencil peeking out. Adorable card!!!

CraftyJo said...

What an adorable card, so cute.

CraftyJo said...

This is so very cute.

Susanne said...

Just love Frosty and your idea of stamping him onto Kraft and then colouring in with pencils. Really like the holly border and the great idea of using stickles for the berries - will have to try that one :)

Heather Thompson said...

Not ready for snow but this is just stunning. very fun!!

Denise Bryant said...

Sweet card! I love the holly portion of the Season's Greetings stencil you used for a border, and that adorable snowman!

BurningRubber said...

Such an adorable card. I love the colors.

Diane said...

Super cute and fun Alison !!

hugs Diane xx

Elena C said...

I love that snowman...he is just too cute. Great card!

Julie Staves said...

Cute snowman, the holly is such a different touch. Lovely

T said...

He's a great stamp and looks fun to color.

Cazzy said...

A very cute Frosty and lovely card.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fantastic colors and that snowman is soooo cute!