Seasonal Cards

Recently, I had the honor of attending a workshop taught by Kittie Caracciolo who makes wonderful and detailed dimensional cards using Rubbernecker Stamps products. The workshop was part of the Stamp and Scrapbook EXPO – Orlando.

Rubbernecker Stamps makes some wonderful dies to create scenes that fit an A2 size card (4 1/4 x 5 1/2-inches). Using a sponge tool similar to an eye shadow applicator, Kittie showed us how to color our die-cuts using Color Fuse Inks to create shading that rounded objects and gave dimension to animals. Foam strips helped with the physical layering on the snowy scene and to make the white scalloped rectangle stand out on the pink flowers in the watering can.

I added eyes to both deer and a nose with a ultra fine tipped black pen and white spots to the fawn with a gel pen.

I added yellow Nuvo Crystal Drops to the flower centers.

As Kittie suggested, I went home and heat embossed the leaves with clear embossing powder to give them some shine.