Thursday, September 3, 2009

Jingle Balls

You have no idea how long I've waited to use this stamp from Whipper Snapper. I ordered it last year AFTER the holidays and I've been dying to ink it up. This is Christmas card #10. Hey, I'm gettin there!

Well, I wanted to do something a little different with this stamp so I pulled out the 'ol SU Kraft and decided to stamp them on that. I colored them with my Lyra pencils and they just POP off that Kraft CS now don't they? I matted them with some Riding Hood Red and stitched around the edges. That's become a common thing for me lately hasn't it? I really like the look of the stitching though. It just adds that handmade look which I love! The card base is Kraft as well and the DP is from My Minds Eye. Love this plaid. Cute-cute-cute!! I punched the bottom edge of the DP with my SU scalloped border punch and did the same for the Riding Hood Red mat. I tied on some taffeta ribbon and that about does it. Ain't it cute? They just look like they oughta be bouncing all around singin', don't they? Don't forget to leave a comment below and let me know what you think. Have a great day!

Rubber Stamp - Whipper Snapper; CS - SU Kraft & Riding Hood Red; Lyra Pencils; Punch - SU Scalloped Border; Ribbon - SU Taffeta


  1. I love this card!! The lil snowmen are so cute. I've been looking for some christmas images and I think I may have to have this one !! A small question, Do you know if polychromos colour ok on Kraft Cardstock?

  2. Hi Bex,
    I've never used the Polychromos but from what I'm reading about them, I think they would work just fine. Another set that is great for Kraft paper is Koh-I-Noor. They don't have many colors but it's a great set to add to your collection. Thanks for leaving a comment and have a great day!

  3. Adorable card! The prismas worked fab on the kraft paper. Now I must try it. Great coloring job, too!

  4. Ohhh, I love this one. The snowmen are so cute. They do pop on that Kraft CS. I think this might be my favoirte of your Christmas cards,so far. But all of them are great. JoAnn

  5. Very cute, I just love Whipper Snapper stamps.

  6. I love this one Jeanie. Well I love them all but I am finally taking a moment to leave you a comment!! Keep up the great work!!

  7. Hi Jeanie,
    LOL, every time I see one of your cards it cost me money. hee, hee. I have been pondering a set of coloring pencils and now seeing the white on the kraft I know I have to get them. Absolutely LOVE it! Thanks for sharing. Paula

  8. OMG!! So very cute!! Love WS images!! Great coloring!!

  9. So cute and the colors do pop out. Teresa(sis)

  10. I love this one!!!!!!!!!


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