Thursday, December 24, 2015

Season's Greetings

I'm just about ready to wrap up my holiday themed cardmaking for the year!  This one was designed with the current Lawnscaping challenge in mind.

Season's Greetings card-designed by Lori Tecler/Inking Aloud-stamps and dies from Lawn Fawn
I made a simple scene using Lawn Fawn's Winter in the Park set.  I've had this set for a while, but I've struggled with using it.  Picking up the matching dies helped a little bit, but I did have to play around for a while before coming up with this design.  I used some shimmery white cardstock and a piece of pale aqua grid patterned paper for the background.  The bench and streetlight were stamped with gray pigment ink, then cut with the matching dies.  I used more shimmery white cardstock for the snow that sits on top of the bench, then added the bench to the scene using foam tape.  I wanted the streetlight to have a glow-y look, so I colored the lights with a yellow marker, then colored a circle of vellum with the same yellow marker.  After adhering the colored circle to the background, I used foam tape to add the lights on top.  Seems to work . . .

For a pop of color, I wrapped the panel with a length of red seam binding and secured it by tying a bow.  The "season's greetings" sentiment was stamped beneath the ribbon in red pigment ink.  I adhered the finished panel to a coordinating pale aqua card base.

I'll be back tomorrow to share the holiday card I made to send out to family and friends . . .

Materials Used:
Winter in the Park stamp set, Winter in the Park dies (Lawn Fawn); Memento Luxe Gray Flannel and Love Letter inks (Tsukineko/IMAGINE Crafts); marker (Copic); Aqua Mist cardstock (Papertrey Ink); Shimmery White cardstock (Stampin' Up!); white vellum (The Paper Company); Recollections Aqua Screen designer paper (Michaels); red seam binding (Martha Stewart); circle punch (EK Success); silver sequins; foam tape


  1. Love how clean and simple this card is! Merry Christmas to you and yours Lori!

  2. Beautiful card! I love the colors you used! Thank you so much for playing the Lawnscaping Challenge!

  3. WOW! Such a beautiful and calm Christmas card! Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping! Hugs, Karin

  4. This is a REALLY pretty card, Lori! I love how you used the blue paper for the background and the red ribbon really pops. Great card! :)

  5. What a lovely Christmas card! It's so serene. Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping!


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