Hello! Happy Friday everyone! Can you believe that Thanksgiving is less than a week away? It's time to catch up on my Holiday card series with day 8! Today, I'm sharing a fun box card that I created using my new slimline pop up box die set and some Lawn Fawn stamp sets! Check out the video below to see how I colored in the bears, assembled the card base and arranged the cute snow scene!
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I created 50 of these slimline pop up box cards for a client this year. This weekend, I'm actually creating another 50 for one more client! This is a super popular design this year, so I thought it would be fun to share the card making process with you all! To create the card base, I used my new slimline pop up box die set. I used the die set to also cut out my pattern paper panels that decorate the outside of the box. Whenever I mass produce, I like to cut, glue and assemble all of my boxes together before I start working on the scene elements inside my box.
Overall, this is a fairly easy card to mass produce since I kept the coloring very simple. The bears were stamped with black ink on Bristol card stock. I clear heat embossed them to make the watercoloring a little bit easier for me. Whenever I mass produce, I always opt to color my images in with my zig clean color real brush markers. I find, that it's much quicker and economical to color with my zigs! Since they're polar bears, it was very easy to color most of the images in this card. I just added some grey color around the edges of each polar bear and blended the color out with my water brush. I also decided to give them some pink cheeks and colorful scarves!
The snow hats on some of the bears were die cut from a Lawn Fawn Holiday Hats die set. The skating pond is from a Hero Arts stamp set that is retired. I white heat embossed it on some teal glitter paper to make it appear icy and sparkly! To fill in the open space, I scattered a few glittery snowflakes around the scene. The various Lawn Fawn stamp sets that I used to create this card include: Den Sweet Den, Beary Happy Holidays, Snow Much Fun, Critters in the Snow and Ready Set Snow.
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This blog post is a submission for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Happy Holidays
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