September Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop- Silhouette Santa

Happy 25th of the Month!! Can I just take a moment to say that I’m sitting here in disbelief that Christmas is 3 months away! I am so very grateful that I’ve gotten a head start on my holiday cards, because I am so excited to be getting those out shortly!

That being said, it’s time for another Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop!

For this month’s hop, I created something a little different: a card with minimal coloring, and no sentiment!

I started with a 5.25″ square piece of white cardstock. Using Ink on 3 Fadeout Ink, I stamped a few images from the Lawn Fawn Ho Ho Holidays set to create 2 reindeer and Santa in his sleigh! I colored these images in with the Black 100 Copic Marker. I then stamped the images again onto full-back adhesive Post-Its, fussy cut them out, and used them as masks to cover up the images. I also die cut a large circle from the Hero Arts Infinity Circle Die Cuts set, and used it to cover up where I wanted the moon.

From the center/moon’s edge to the ends of the panel, I used blending brushes to blend the following Distress Oxide Colors: Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean & Chipped Sapphire. I then took Black Soot Distress Ink and blended the edges of the card. I spritzed the card with water, let it dry, and then splattered the card with watered down white acrylic paint.

I removed the moon mask and used Weathered Wood Distress Ink to water color some discoloration to the moon.

I removed the masks covering my images, and mounted the panel to a black 5.5″ square card base! I finished the card by adhering a couple Ocean Waves Sparkletz bits!

We have so much holiday inspiration to share with you, so be sure to check out each stop on this hop for all the fun!

Annie Mathieson
Justin Averill– You’re Here!
Tania Cordie– Your Next Stop!
Hayley Ralph
Bri Firth
Marcia Caradinta
Tanya Boser

Thank you so much for stopping by and Happy Holiday Crafting, everyone!

Justin

Be sure to follow me on Instagram at @justanotebyjustin for all my crafting projects!

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