Bearing Gifts of Christmas Cheer!

I just got this stamp set at the Stampin’up Conference this week-end, and I was excited to use it for the first time! If you like coloring (like I do!), this is a great stamp to have! This stamp called “Bearing Gifts” is a single stamp and only cost $12.95! I used a combination of the regular Stampin’ Markers and the Blendabilities to color my card. I also used the Blender pen with some Soft Sky ink to add a little shadow on the bear. (Can you see it?) The background is embossed with the new Lucky Stars embossing folder.

Bearing gift stars

Material:

Stamp: Bearing Gifts

CS and paper: Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Whisper White, Trim the Tree Designer Series paper stack

Ink: Black Momento ink, Soft Sky ink; Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Early Espresso, Stampin’ Markers; Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler,  Crumb Cake, Skin Tone Assortment Blendabilities markers

Tools: Blender pen, Big Shot, Lucky Stars embossing folder.

Instructions:

1. Cut half a sheet of Cherry Cobbler card stock (5.5″ x 8.5″). Fold in half to form the card base. Run through the Big Shot with the Lucky Stars embossing folder.

2. Cut a 3″ square in Whisper White card stock. Stamp the image with Black Momento ink. Color the image with the colors of your choice. With the Blender pen and Soft Sky ink pad, add a little “shadow” of blue on the bear.

3. Cut a 3-1/4″ square in Garden Green card stock. Adhere the image on top.

4. Cut a 2″ x 5″ Trim the Tree Designer series paper. Cut the bottom as a “chevron”. Adhere on the card base. Adhere your image on top.

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