Saturday, 6 September 2014

First Christmas Card of 2014 - Happy Holidays

Hello everyone,

Today I am sharing an one layer card for the Lawnscaping Challenge: One Layer and the Simon Says STAMPtember® "Stamp-It" Challenge.

This is the first Christmas card I made for this year. Am I trying to be organised? Nah~ I simply just want to play with my new Lawn Fawn stamp set: Winter Penguin.
One layer card is always challenging. No additional layers of paper or card can be used apart from the base card. You will also need to keep the embellishments to a minimal. I stamped the images directly on to the base card and coloured them by Copic Ciao marker pens. (The little bird at the left is from Making Frosty Friends set, also from Lawn Fawn.) Next, I cut a hill shape and created a mask for the penguin out of post-it note. After covering up the penguin and the bottom half of the card, I used Tim Holtz mini blending tool to create the blue sky. Then I stamped these little snow flakes randomly in the sky by using silver ink. Here is a closer look of the image:
One layer card is daunting. However, with this cute stamp set, building a one layer scene seems to be easy and it is quick to make too. So quick and easy that I made 4 of the same cards in the end!! That is 4 cards added to this year's Christmas card stock. Well, everyone has to start somewhere and that's a start!! ^_^

Hope you like the card and thanks for stopping by.


  1. Such an adorable one layer card! LOVE your little winter scene!! Thanks for playing along with us at Lawnscaping! Hugs, Karin

  2. Hi Julie

    Your first Christmas card for this year is very sweet and special!

    Love your little characters ... and I even spied a heart LOL!!

    I hope you are having a good week.

    Love Jules xx

  3. awwww so sweet :) isnt lawn fawn the best?? :) thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp!

  4. What a fantastic one layer card! Love the dimension you created with your coloring! YAY! Thanks so much for playing along with us Lawnscaping gals!

  5. This is such a FABULOUS one layer, Julie! I love your composition and use of images! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. Your sweet comment always makes me smile! Hope you are well.


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