The idea of a pink Christmas card is such a novelty! I was keen to make one for a couple of reasons:
- Jingle Belles is donating $4 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month for every card linked to their Pink Christmas Challenge.
- I have never made a pink Christmas card before, and I was itching to give it a go.
This is what I came up with:
It doesn’t snow where I live. Ever. But I couldn’t go past this gorgeous little snowman from Clearly Besotted! I therefore decided to link this card to the Clearly Besotted Christmas Challenge , and because it’s CAS, to Virginia’s View’s Clean & Simple Challenge also.
I wanted a bit of ‘snow’ in the background, so opted for some polka dot dry-embossing. I stamped the three little stars in pink first, before embossing. I had to go over the stars with a darker pink marker, as unfortunately, my tone-on-tone stamping was a little too light. I then hand-cut a snow panel in white, and embossed the top edge with some sparkly white embossing powder. I first saw this embossing done by Darlene DeVries in this fabulous post and video, and I really like the subtle effect. My little snowman and scarf were stamped and die-cut, while my hat was stamped and hand-cut. Finally, it was all assembled and Dazzling Diamonds added to the nose and star centres. The sentiment was embossed in silver.
Overall, I wanted my Christmas card to be reminiscent of pink and white marshmallows. What do you think?
Thanks for popping over!
Cardstock: Whisper White; Pink Pirouette (Stampin’ Up!)
Ink: Blushing Bride; Basic Gray; Melon Mambo; Versa-Mark (Stampin Up!)
Stamps: In Stitches: Christmas (Clearly Besotted)
Dies: In Stitches: Christmas Die Collection (Clearly Besotted)
Embossing Folder: Perfect Polka Dots (Stampin’ Up!)
Tools: Big Shot; Heat tool (Stampin’ Up!);
Accessories: Silver Detail Embossing Powder; White Silver Sparkle Embossing Powder (All Night Media); Strawberry Slush Stampin’ Write Marker; Dazzling Detail Silver Sparkle; Dimensionals (Stampin’ Up!); Twine (American Crafts- Primio); Black Sharpie.