Happy Holidays! I'm so excited to share this bright and modern rainbow bright Christmas house card with you today. This card features lots of Mama Elephant stamps and dies! The Ornate House Grid serves as the background scene builder. Penguins from the Little Penguin Agenda adorn most of the window openings. Additional images from the Oh Kitty Tree (striped ornament), Oh Puppy Tree (candy cane, wreath, elephant ornament), and Little Train Agenda (presents) help round out the design. The Oh Joy Creative Cuts Die and a stamped and embossed message from Holiday Messages finish the card. Let's get started!
V I D E O T U T O R I A L
Watch the creation of this rainbow bright ornate house grid card from start to finish below or click HERE to watch in HD:
The Ornate House Grid Creative Cuts die was die cut from Hero Arts Peony Cardstock, Masking Paper, and smooth white cardstock. The masking paper die cut was cut apart and the roof was adhered to the Peony die cut house. The house was inked with Hero Hues Taffy Reactive Ink. The roof mask was removed the house mask placed over the house. The roof was inked with Hero Hues Fruit Punch Reactive Ink.
On the white die cut window pieces, Hero Hues Taffy, Fruit Punch, Creamsicle, Lemon Drop, Key Lime Fizz, Pool Party, and Thistle Reactive Inks were used to color the squares. These "windows" were adhered directly to the card base, using the Ornate House Grid die cut as a guide. The house and skinny rectangle were backed with foam adhesive and adhered to the card front as shown.
The images from Little Penguin Agenda, Oh Puppy Tree, Oh Kitty Tree, and Little Train Agenda were stamped on Bristol Smooth Cardstock with a no line coloring ink and colored in with the following Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers:
Penguin with wreath: Dark Gray, Pale Gray, Flesh Colour, Blender, Pink Haze, Bright Yellow, Red, Beige, Light Beige, Light Green, Yellow Green
Penguin in earmuffs and scarf: Dark Gray, Pale Gray, Flesh Colour, Blender, Pink Haze, Bright Yellow, Yellow, Peach Pink, Sugared Almond Pink, Red, Light Green, Yellow Green, Light Blue, Light Violet
Striped ornament: Light Blue, Blender, Light Green, Yellow Green, Pale Gray
Wreath: Light Green, Yellow Green, Red
Penguin hanging upside down and presents: Dark Gray, Pale Gray, Flesh Colour, Blender, Pink Haze, Bright Yellow, Yellow, Peach Pink, Sugared Almond Pink, Red, Light Green, Yellow Green, Light Blue, Light Violet
Penguin with candy canes: Dark Gray, Pale Gray, Flesh Colour, Blender, Pink Haze, Bright Yellow, Red
Penguin with top hat: Dark Gray, Pale Gray, Flesh Colour, Blender, Pink Haze, Bright Yellow, Red, Light Green, Yellow Green
Elephant ornament: Pale Gray, Sugared Almond Pink, Blender
Penguin with string of lights: Dark Gray, Pale Gray, Flesh Colour, Blender, Pink Haze, Bright Yellow, Sugared Almond Pink, Red, Yellow Green, Light Blue
The images were die cut with the coordinating dies and adhered to the Ornate House Grid openings with foam adhesive as shown.
Nuvo Crystal Drops in Red Berry, Carnation Pink, Ripened Pumpkin, Dandelion Yellow, Apple Green, Caribbean Ocean, and Crushed Grape we used to create a "string of lights" along the roof line of the house.
The Oh Joy Creative Cuts was die cut from smooth white cardstock adhered to Fun Foam with Stick It Adhesive. Hero Hues Fruit Punch Reactive Ink was used to color the die cut sentiment. The greeting was adhered to the card front as shown.
A sentiment from the Holiday Messages Stamp Set was stamped on Simon Says Stamp Smoke Cardstock with clear embossing ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder. The sentiment was die cut with a Simon Says Stamp Nested Banners Die and adhered to the design with foam adhesive to complete the card.
S U P P L I E S
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