Hello!  For today’s tutorial, I have another winter scene card using the second little piggy from the same Hello Bluebird Merry Pigs stamp set shared earlier in the week.  The sentiment is from Warm Wishes.  The stitched background scene frame was created with Memory Box Snowy Tree Circle die set and Cosmic Shimmer Glitter texture paste.  I also added sparkles to the presents with Wink of Stella -Clear.  Is there such a thing as too much glitter?

    This post is also part of my Cards for Little Hearts’ Winter-Theme & Holiday Cards CollectionThis collection runs from October 1st – November 1st.  We still have 2 week to go.  Please consider sending in a card or two and help us bring joy and comfort to heart patients this holiday season.   For the complete guidelines, please check out Cards for Little Hearts’ website.

    Card |  Snowy Tree Circle Winter Piggy

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    1.    Create an A2 size (4-1/4″x5-1/2″) top folded card base using Blu-Raspberry cardstock.
    2.    Cut out a stitched rectangle frame.  Stamp the present and sentiment on the right side of the frame using the MISTI.
    3.    Cut out Snowy Tree Circle on the left side of the frame.
    4.    Create glittery snowy ground with Cosmic Shimmer Glitter texture paste.
    5.    Adhere the stitched frame layer to the card front with foam tape.  Set aside for the paste to dry.  Tip: clean the spatula immediately after use.
    6.    Stamp and color the little piggy.
    7.    Brush clear Wink of Stella over the present and scarf.  Fuzzy cut out the little piggy and adhere it to the snowy ground with foam tape.
    8.    Add falling snow to the background with Enamel Accents

    Copic markers in ( YG03, YG06, YG09, YG67, R11, R000, R30, E000, RV25, R35, R39 )


    Christina Hor

    Christina is a mother of three, a card maker and a self-taught artist who loves to spread joy and kindness to others through handmade cards and arts. In 2015, Christina joined a group of Heart Center nurses at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) to bring comfort to bereaved parents with personalized, handmade sympathy cards and discovered the deep impact a handmade card can have on the babies’ families, helping them to grieve in a healthy way. Wanting to spread smiles and hope to other heart patients and their families at NCH, on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016, with the assistance of several fellow crafters, Christina launched the first winter-themed holiday card drive on her hobby blog Christina Hor Designs and Cards for Little Hearts (formerly known as Hug a Heart) was founded. Christina resides in Ohio with her husband Kan (Pediatric Cardiologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital), two daughters and son.

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