Hello! Today I want to share how to use a Christmas Holiday themed stamp set for a non-holiday themed card! This little polar bear is actually a bookmark made with the Lawn Fawn For You, Dear Stamps and Dies and Add On Dies and while it's part of the card design peeking through the circle opening, it can be removed to be used as a bookmark!
The base of the card was die cut from Narwhal Cardstock using an Outside In Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Die. To create the window, the same rectangle die and an Outside In Stitched Scalloped Circle Die were die cut from Lawn Fawn Mermaid Cardstock. I masked off the outer and inner scalloped edges of the aqua panel and stamped the Simon Says Stamp Gingham Background with Mermaid Ink for a tone-on-tone look. The aqua panel was adhered to the card base with foam adhesive, leaving room for the bookmark to slide in and out.
The bookmark was die cut from Lawn Fawn Mermaid Cardstock using a For You Deer Add On Die and stamped with a greeting from the For You Deer Stamp Set with black ink. The polar bear front and back were stamped on smooth white cardstock using Jet Black Ink, colored in with Copic Markers, and die cut with the coordinating For You Deer Dies. The bear front and back were adhered to the bookmark as shown. I drew in eyelashes on the bear with a fine tip marker, added detail to the eyes and nose with a black glaze pen and added a bow and a heart using images from the Yay Kites Stamp Set.
A banner from the Bannertastic Stamp Set was stamped with black and Mermaid Ink on smooth white cardstock and a greeting from the For You Deer Stamp Set was stamped on top. The banner was die cut with the coordinating Bannertastic Die and adhered to the card with foam adhesive. Butterflies from the Chirpy Chirp Chirp Stamp Set complete the front of the card.
Greetings from the Happy Happy Happy Stamp Set were stamped with Mermaid and Fresh Lavender Inks inside the card to finish the sentiment and a butterfly from Chirpy Chirp Chirp Stamp Set finishes the design.
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