Friday, December 11, 2015

Dimensional Snowglobe Greetings ~ Power Poppy




 

Hello everyone!!  It's Friday!!  Woo-Hoo!!  That means the weekend is finally here and all the fun that comes with it.  Are you ready for Christmas?  I'm getting there, and am excited for the kids to come home. 

http://powerpoppy.blogspot.com/search/label/ChallengeBut, in the midst of decorating and present wrapping, I thought I'd make a card for this month's Power Poppy Power and Spark challenge, which is to choose a previous challenge to work with.
   
I chose November's Embellish This challenge. I've been itching to color the new Snowglobe Greetings digital image because I knew right when I saw it that I wanted to make it dimensional.  I started by coloring 3 images for the inside and layering them using Paper Tole.
 


For the base, I cut out an extra piece, colored it, put 3 large pop dots behind in the center, glued two cardstock tabs to the side, cut two slits on the outside of the bottom base, slid the tabs through and voila...it looks curved.
 


I embossed the top panel, glued it to a black frame, attached that to an acetate base and popped it up a bit to fit the dimensional image inside.  So this baby is full of depth, dimension, and textures.  For the snow and Santas hat and cuffs,  I used white Liquid Applique.  I used a brush to spread it on, sprinkled it with Dazzling Diamonds Glitter (SU!), and then heated it with my Heat Tool.  I also added glitter to the background and Santa's beard.
 


That about sums up today's project.  For some more Holiday inspiration, check out the following Bloom Brigaders:


CopicsCoat, Hat, Bag and Chimney ~ R59, R37, R35, R32, R20, T10, T8, T6, T4, T2 Package ~ R59, R37, R35, R32, R20, G28, G24, G20 Bucket ~ G28, G24, G20, E43, E31 Doll ~ B06, B04, B00, E44, E43, E4, E02, E01, E000, R20 Bear ~ E47, E44, E43, E41 Ball ~ B06, B04, B02, B00, B000 Globe Base ~ E47, E44, E43, E41, YG99, YG95, YG91, YG01, R59, R37, R32, T10, T8, T6, T4, T2 

Thank you so very much for dropping by!  I hope you have a blessing-filled weekend!

Happy Stamping!! 

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Stamps:  Snowglobe Greeting (Power Poppy)
Paper:  X-Press It, Black (PTI), Acetate
Ink:  Printer
Dies:  Stitched Rectangles (Waltzingmouse)
Accessories:  Copics, Liquid Applique, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter (SU!), Christmas Vineyard Embossing Folder (Couture Creations), Dimensional Tape, Scor-pal 

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Tosha, this is just gorgeous!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Tosh, this is adorable!!! I love how you've really added some wonderful depth and dimension! Beautifully colored, and I always love paper tole! And it really does look like a snow globe! And the base is fabulous too. Perfect with the embossed background on black. Woohoo that the kids are coming home for Christmas - how wonderful! I know you will all have a wonderful time, and I know you'll be ready in no time. Hugs, sweet friend!

Barb said...

This is so beautiful, Tosha! Your attention to detail is AMAZING! I love all of the dimension you achieved and as always, your image is colored beautifully! This is definitely a special piece. The recipient of this card is going to LOVE it!

Merry Christmas!
~Barb :)

Jerri Jimenez said...

Wow, TOSH, this is amazing! Oh my gosh, the coloring is so beautiful, intense, magical, just gorgeous! The snow globe has so much depth and realism, just amazing!

Stacy Morgan said...

Classy! Oh tosh this looks like a real globe. Awesome coloring, snow and feel. Just wonderful.

Traci M said...

I absolutely adore your card, Tosh!! You have brought this vintage water globe to life! What wonderful dimension and coloring!! Wishing your family a wonderful Christmas.

Lenoria said...

This is such a gorgeous card! I wish you and your family a merry Christmas and I hope it is full of love and laughter and lots of happy memories!!

 
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