Sandi MacIver, Paper Craft Artist - SandiMaciver.com

My Favorite Things Christmas Selfies

HI stamping friends and welcome back.  Today I’m sharing the first three of six cards I created with the My Favorite Things Christmas Selfies stamp set.  Over the weekend I was catching up on The Daily Marker 30 day color challenge and I posted this pic on my business facebook page , and my Instagram Page

the daily marker 30 day color challenge with MFT Christmas Selfies

I recently got this adorable stamp set to color for my holiday cards, so I thought I better dive in haha, plus it caught me up for 6 days….

There is also a matching Polaroid Shaker Frame die that I would highly recommend getting at the same time, as I had to create my selfies frames with my stitched square dies, and they were not quite the exact size.

My Favorite Things Christmas Selfies group 1

There are 6 selfie images in this set along with a lovely selection of sentiments.  Today I’m sharing the first three cards and my next post will have the other three.

They were all colored with copics (listed below).  I used the same colors on each card with the same backgrounds.  When I got to the card bases, I also used just three colors and used the bits and pieces cut off to create the embellishments for the cards.

I have white card bases on them all and just cut a front panel 4-1/4 x 5-1/2.  I find this a great way to conserve my colored card stock and I always have a white card on the inside to write on.

My Favorite Things Christmas Selfies 2 elves

You just know these two are going to get into trouble right?  For this background of this card I white heat embossed one of the sentiments repeatedly across the card front.  If you are mass producing cards, I wouldn’t recommend this background, try finding some patterned paper for that step as it was a bit time consuming.

The snowflakes are another My Favorite Things die set,  Layered Snowflakes and perfect for using up bits and pieces of the left over card stock.

My Favorite Things Christmas Selfies snowmen

These adorable snowmen are so fun, and super quick to color because of all the white haha. So bright cheery scarves for this trio.  Love the little dude with his tongue out, you know he’s your friend who will lick the metal flagpole on a cold day right?  haha

 

My Favorite Things Christmas Selfies bear

 

I hate to pick favorites, but, this polar bear is.  LOVE him, and again, super easy to color.  Adding left over strips of card stock behind him adds a pop of color and helps to put the colors from my art piece.

To create the snow for all the cards, I used a white gel pen over the images once I was finished coloring them all.

Copic Markers Used:

  • Red:  R35, R46, R59
  • Green:  YG03, YG17, YG67
  • Turquoise:  BG45, BG53, BG57
  • Pink:  RV11, RV13, RV14
  • Skin:  E50, E51, E21, E11
  • Reindeer:  E51, E31, E33, E25
  • Snowman Noses:  Y17, YR14
  • Yellow:  Y15, Y19 (bells on the reindeer)
  • Gray:  C6, C7 C9
  • Beard, shadows on snowmen and bear:  C0, C1
  • Sky B00, B23

Thanks so much for visiting me today and I hope you enjoyed the projects.  I’ve listed the products I used below.  Clicking on the image will take you directly to the product.  Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase through my link, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you so very much for your support, it helps to keep my blog and YouTube channel running and I truly appreciate it.

 

 

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for the My Favorite Things Christmas Selfie Cards:

Simon Says Stamp, Ellen Hutson and Scrapbook.com all ship to Canada as well, however they bill in US dollars.  Scrap ‘N Stamp is located in Vancouver, B.C. so they bill in Canadian dollars.

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