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DW/Stampendous/Core'dinations Holiday Hop: Day 1


SANDY Claus is Coming to Town!

Yes...SANDY Claus! All of this week, the Stampendous and Dreamweaver teams are playing with a mix of their products, along with some wonderful, SAND-ABLE papers from Core'dinations. If you are looking for today's 31 Days of Halloween project, please scroll down to my next post. Join us as we sand our way to the "core" of all things Christmas and the Holiday season. Of course, there will be prizes, and we give away the best...this time with a mix of fun Core'dinationsproducts as well. To be one of three prize package winners, follow the posted link lists each day, leave a comment, and winners will be selected from these comments at the beginning of next week. Here is what you might win:


Here's what I'm showing off today:

I have the privilege to work with the adorable Forest Friends set. I started off by stamping these cuties and coloring them in with my alcohol markers. 

Then, I took out my Leafless Tree stencil from Dreamweaver, and inked it up, being careful to not go over the animals. How did I do that? I used the fabulous Picasso tool as a way to mask off the animals. Then, I colored the sky with chalk. 

I know that I have been mentioning the Picasso Tool a lot in my posts this month, and in case you haven't gone to Dreamweaver's site to check it out, this is what it looks like:
See all of the wonderful shapes and curves? I'm telling you, there is SO much you can do with this tool! Remember, Dreamweaver is giving away a LOT of stencils this month, so if you win....keep this high on your list!
I used 2 different Core'dinations for this card. The blue I sanded with their nifty sanding tool to distress it. Then I tore a piece of glitter cardstock (I'm sorry my photos aren't showing that better) for the bottom. A few dots of Stickles and that's it. I hope these little creatures have enough food for the Winter! 
Leave a comment for me, and head to the next on the list:


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Comments

TangledBlueRose said…
Awesome winter card! So soft and lovely coloring!
~kim
Lyn Bernatovich said…
This is a darling card Alison!
Love the scene you created! So pretty!
Like the forest scene w/ wonderful coloring & detail.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
Laura S Reading said…
Very pretty and inviting scene.
Thanks for all the info on how you did it. I might have tried to do the sky first, then the tree, and ending by adding animals. You have shown your way worked best.
GOrgeousness!! LOVE that tree and the bunnies and deer are colored to perfection!!! Such a beautiful scene you have set!! Definitely going to check out the Picasso Tool! I am intrigued! TFS!
Viki Banaszak said…
This is such an adorable scene! I love the little animals. The bare tree stencil is definitely on my list.
Forest Friends are sooooooo cute and adorable..Great job...
Janice K said…
A beautiful card with a lovely wintery feel to it.x
Heather said…
neat looking card, traditional and cute!! TFS
Janis said…
Your card is so sweet and adorable!! WOW.....that Picasso tool is amazing!! I WANT THAT!!! :)
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com
HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com
CraftyJo said…
Your colouring is fantastic, such a pretty card.
CraftyJo said…
Your colouring is fantastic and makes such a very pretty card.
Greta said…
Darling card--wonderful coloring & I love that stencil!
Teresa said…
Great colouring on the stamped images - love the retro feel of this card!
Julia said…
Awesome card, love the tree. Really sweet card.
Love the Picasso Stencil, this looks really versatile.
Will hop and take a look at everyone's projects.
Ina Good said…
very pretty scenic card love deer and bunnies!
Stampendous said…
Oh, your coloring is beautiful and these forest friends sure look pleased to see each other. The tree stencil and chalked sky create a great setting for the card. Thank you for playing along with us this week!
Anonymous said…
So pretty. Love the little animals being friends and sharing.
thank you for sharing a wonderful card.
Unknown said…
I love how you colored the deer. It so old fashioned!
cghundley said…
Beautiful creation!
Love the stamps
used and the
coloring.
Carla from Utah
What a great use of the tree stencil!
Pam said…
Very sweet card!
nancy said…
Such a sweet card and love your coloring!
Katie said…
Great card! Such a neat and friendly scene! I love the tree in the background. And the wonderful stamped animals. :) Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.
Denise Bryant said…
Beautiful card! Love the tree and the cute critters!
jcobb said…
Precious! And wouldn't the little deer be cute with a sparkly red nose?!
Wow! Love how you curved the snow at the bottom to incorporate the snow from the image into the rest of the card for that 3D affect! Fabulous and at the same time it gives such a welcoming feel! I love it!
Diane said…
Fantastic and adorable card...so sweet!! I am going to check out that tool, you have me intrigued!!
Cindy Groh said…
I love how you used the tree with these woodland creatures. Awesome card.

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