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23 December 2007

Wrapped & Ready

Years ago I bought a huge jar of Twinklets Diamond Dust from the craft store. It’s the same stuff that is used to make fake fruit look sugary and sparkly. I love using it on my winter cards for glistening snow and I used it for this card.

The House Mouse image is Wrapped & Ready, one of my favorite Christmas stamps. After I colored the image I used Pebble Chalk to make the sky background. I then stamped little snowflakes (Snowflakes TAC) with Close to My Hearts White Daisy Ink… it’s very similar to Stampin Up’s Craft White, it seems to take a bit longer to dry but it’s a vibrant white. Since I’m extremely impatience and couldn’t wait for the ink to dry, I dumped sparkly embossing powder over it. I then added Glossy Accents to the bows, if you look closely you can probably see my fingerprints on the bows from me touching it to see if it was dried… did I was mention I was impatient?!

Thanks for reading ~ Jovi

Stamps: Wrapped and Ready (House Mouse / Stampabilities), Snowflakes (TAC)~ Ink: Noir (Palette), White Daisy (CTMH) ~ Paper: Maraschino (Bazzill), Ivy (Bazzill), White, Basic Grey Figgy Pudding ~ Other: White Stardust Embossing Powder, Pebbles Chalk, Twinklets Diamond Dust, Glossy Accents, Red Grosgrain (SU), Prismacolor Pencils blended with Gamsol


  1. So cute! I just love all of your HM creations!! :0)

  2. I love your HM creations and love seeing this one done up. Looks so wintery and festive!

  3. Oh my gosh...that is adorable. I have that same stamp, but mine doesnt look that good...lol

    Nice job.


  4. What an adorable card. Can you believe those bows look real from where I'm sitting? Neat how they look so real. Merry Christmas to you and your family, Jovi. Thanks for all the inspiration you provide throughout the year.

  5. this is so cute! Did you hear Hanna Stamps is going to have Hanna on a Motorcycle? Thought of you when I heard...bet you'll love it

  6. And again a super nice card!
    The mices looks very much alive.


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