Monday, 10 December 2018

Beachy So Santa Card Tutorial

Hi Friends. Today's card was created by my friend Lisa Curcio - isn't it adorable? The "So Santa" stamp set is on our Year End Clearance list and it's on sale too! If you're looking for sweet & whimsical Christmas stamps, grab this set before it's gone for good!

Stamp Sets – So Santa (147824 wood, 147821 clear)
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730); Shaded Spruce (146981)
Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento (132708)
Misc. – Tropical Escape 6”x6” Designer Series Paper (146916); Neutrals Stampin’ Write Markers (147158); Subtles Stampin’ Write Markers (147156); Brights Stampin’ Write Markers (147157); Regals Stampin’ Write Markers (147155); 2” Circle Punch (133782); 2 ¼” Circle Punch (143720); Clear Wink of Stella (141897); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Whisper White (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”, scored at 4 ¼”
Whisper White – 3” x 3”
Shaded Spruce – 3 pieces @ 3 ½” x 3 ½”
Designer Paper – 3 different patterns @ 3 ½” x 3 ½”

 1. Stamp the beachy Santa on Whisper White cardstock scrap using Memento ink. Color in the image as follows:
 a. Blushing Bride for flesh
 b. Granny Apple Green for alternating stripes on surfboard, one straw and background of shorts
 c. Shaded Spruce for alternating stripes on surfboard, one straw and leaves on shorts
 d. Mango Melody for flowers on shorts and umbrella in pineapple 
 e. Crumb Cake for pineapple and sand and star fish
 2. Punch out the Santa image using the 2” Circle Punch.
 3. Punch out one each of the designer papers using the 2” Circle Punch.
 4. Punch out three 2 ¼” circles from Shaded Spruce cardstock using the punch.
 5. Adhere the designer paper circles to the Shaded Spruce circles. Adhere the circles to the center of the card base, slightly overlapping them as shown.
 6. Adhere the Santa image over two of the circles as shown using Dimensionals.
 7. Stamp the greeting under the Santa image using Memento ink.
 8. Add Wink of Stella to the tufts of hair, mustache and beard of Santa.

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