Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Lawn Fawn Blog Hop: Ornate Ornaments!

Finished Card Size: 5.5” X 4.25”

Hello to everyone in blogger-land!    I am so excited to get to participate in Lawn Fawn's Blog Hop today!    Isn't this exciting?   MarkerPop and my "teamies" are joining in on the blog hop.  I always say "the more the merrier"!


Blog Hop Details:
  • Lawn Fawn's Blog Hop  will be featuring some of their new stamps to help you get ready for the Holidays.   Prizes will be offered for winners that make comments!
  • MarkerPop Blog  will join in on the  blog hop with our "teamies" creating cards using various Lawn Fawn stamps for your inspiration.   We are offering prizes for comments too!  (as I said before, "The More The Merrier" ! 
  • Be sure to hop  at both thLawn Fawn's Blog Hop  and thMarkerPop Blog, leaving comments  so you can have more chances to win prezzies!    
  • Have fun!  


This is a card I  had fun creating using the versatile stamp set called Ornate Ornaments from Lawn Fawn.   I was really excited about this stamp set because it can be used for so many different age groups and is a great stamp to use for your Holiday cards.    

Techniques:
Copic  - Tip to Tip Inking 
Copic - On paper Inking
Resist Embossing
Sponging
Die Cutting

Supplies:
Stamps:
Ornate Ornaments  (Lawn Fawn)

Paper:
Pure Luxury White Cardstock (GKD)
Cryogen (Curious Metallic)
Blue from my scrap bin (Bazzill)

Ink:
Copic Alcohol Ink (.too, Inc.)
Memento Tuxedo Black  (Tsukineko) 
Memento Nautical Blue (Tsukineko)
Tim Holtz Pine Needles DistressInk (Ranger)
Copic Opaque Ink (.too, Inc.)
VersaMark Dazzle watermark stamp pad (Tsukineko)

Other:
Acrylic stamping block
Paper trimmer
Scor-Buddy (Scor-Pal)
ATG Adhesive
Grand Calibur (Spellbinders)
Nestabilities Petite Large/Small Oval die (Spellbinders)
Jumbo Sponge Daubers (Tsukineko)
Calligraphy pen and ink
Liquid Applique (Marvy)
Heat tool (Marvy)
Star Dust Stickles (Ranger)

Measurements:
Cut  a 8.5  x 11 in.  cardstock in portrait orientation.   This will produce two 4.25 x 5.5 in. pieces.  You will only use one piece of cardstock.  Score at 5.5 in.
Base Layer: 4 x 5.25 in.
Focal image: Scrap paper

Copics Used:
Ornament:  B18, B14, B12, B00, B000, (B14 tip to tip to B18)
Evergreen Branch:  G28, YG63, G40, E49, B17, G29, Opaque white ink
Background: B000, B00, B10, C00, C1, G40, Opaque white ink

I used Marvy Liquid Applique and Stickles sparingly to look like snow on the branch.  I inked  background paper using the smallest branch from the stamp set using a VersaMark watermark stamp pad and used clear fine detail embossing powder.  I fixed the ink/embossing powder  with a heating tool.  I then sponged my memento and Distress Ink over the top.   I tried to match the colors I used with my Copic markers.   

Thank you for stopping by.   Hop back over to our  MarkerPop Blog and the Lawn Fawn's blog Hop.    Remember that the more you comment - the more chances to win some awesome prizes!   






42 comments:

  1. Beautiful Marie! Love the gorgeous colors!
    hugs,
    M

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  2. Great techniques and beautiful colors!

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  3. Loved the shading you got on your ornament. Always a pleasure to drop by

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  4. Your colors are fabulous- love your card!

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  5. Simple, but beautiful card! Love it!

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  6. This is gorgeous. Great colours and finishing touches. Thanks for sharing. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

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  7. Very beautiful card. Love the blue color!!

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  8. I do so love blue and green all running into each other. And the shine you've put on the ornament is excellent!

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  9. Marie, Just beautiful. I love the colors you used and the background you created with the extra touch of snow.
    Hugs, Patricia

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  10. WOW!! I LOVE the Card!! Such BEAUTIFUL colors and the fun added touches!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  11. I love the ornament done in blue, its beautiful

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  12. Blue is my favorite color. Love the card.

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  13. Marie, your coloring is superb!! Agree, this looks like a very versadile stamp set!

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  14. love the blues and greens on this card!!!

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  15. love the blues and greens on this card!!!

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  16. This is a gorgeous card. Your coloring is superb. That pine bough that the ornament is hanging from looks so real.

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  17. Just fabulous, Marie! Love the image, your wonderful coloring, the die cuts, and that great background! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  18. Lovely card, the blues just say "frosty" to me. Thanks for the info on the how-to as well. I know that takes up post time, and it's much appreciated. I just got some liquid applique, not tried it yet. Will have to give it a go on some snow scenes. This is a wonderful card, thanks for sharing.

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  19. Love your card...blue is my favorite color! Thanks for sharing!

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  20. Wish i could co,or loke that, this is beautiful! Thanks for your i spiration.

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  21. Love your card! Your colors are beautiful and I really like the embossed branches. The fine details make your card pop.

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  22. What a pretty card. Very festive

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  23. Beautiful card, love the colors!!!

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  24. wonderful colors, love the added snow on the branch, great coloring. thanks for sharing.

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  25. Beautiful coloring> love the background coloring especially. :)

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  26. Beautiful color choices and super job to detail, including the snow on the branch. Love this, Marie!

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  27. Holy Moly Pine branch!! That looks so real and the snow on the top is too perfect. Gorgeous ornament card Marie. Took my breath away. :D
    I loved your visit and comment..lol...thank you!
    hugs,
    Lisa xx

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  28. Your coloring is so realistic. It's so pretty.

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  29. Such a pretty card ! I love the stamp and the colors you used.

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  30. Oh my, gorgeous colorwork. It is stunning with the marvelous layers of color and the detail from snow to fir needles is fabulous.

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  31. this is so pretty.. the branch looks real.. your coloring is great.

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  32. very pretty. what a sophisticated looking christmas card. thanks for sharing

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  33. Your colors are really fabulous- love the card!

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Hugs,
Marie