There's nothing like bright and fun when I feel like a little pick me up, and since I like to have a variety of cards to send to my diverse group of friends and family, I'll gladly sprinkle in a little fun along the way.
This card was quicker than it may appear: A starry background with a landscape background over that, a frame from the scrap drawer, and some easy Copic coloring.
The reindeer's bottom is on a wobble spring and jiggles for giggles when given a little tap. The spring compresses nicely for easy mailing.
My only embellishment is a fallen star, which is really just there because I stamped the sentiment too far to the left and needed a filler. The star was cut in mustard card stock, then coated with Stickles Stardust glitter glue and micro-fine glitter sprinkled over that. I touched it with my finger to lift some of the glitter and allow more color to show through -- as though it's a bit tarnished. After all, it's a fallen star.
When viewed straight on, as when holding the card in your hand, the reindeer's jiggly bottom is not offset as it appears in the photo.
Well, that's enough fun for one day. More explanation can be found in the recipe below. Have a wonderful weekend!
Stamps: Art Impressions Jingle Set Paper: Neenah 110 lb white for reindeer and die cuts, Neenah Classic White for card base, SU More Mustard for star, SU Night of Navy for starry background Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Real Red, Copics for coloring (YG03 on the frame) Accessories: Stickles Stardust glitter glue, Elizabeth Craft Warm Diamonds Micro-Fine glitter, wobble spring, Poppystamps Stitched Landscapes, Taylored Expressions Starry Night cutting plate, Sizzix Primitive Stars, Impression Obsession 6-in-1 Rectangle Frames (used the outer-most negative)