Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Winter Animals

It's the second Wednesday of the month and time for a new challenge at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'. Our topic for this challenge is:  ANIMALS in winter.  Your animal needs to be a winter animal, or an animal dressed for winter since we are a Christmas challenge. 

We have a sponsor this month, All Dressed Up, and I was given this adorable image to use. Thank you Wendy at ADU! The name of this stamp is Christmas Post.

I colored my image with my new Zig watercolor markers. The technique I used was to color a small area and then wet that area of the image and slide the color around with a small wet paintbrush. I'll be using this technique more since I love the watercolor look. To put this card in perspective, it's 5"x7". The snow was made with white puffy paint and then I sprinkled Cool Glitter Ritz on it. The snowflakes aren't showing up well, but they're colored light blue and then I used my Sakura glue pen and applied Cool Glitter Ritz all over them, too.  The paws on the sentiment are buttons with the backs cut off and glued on.

Our sponsor, All Dressed Up, is offering 3 digital images of the winner's choice as the prize. If you have never visited their site, you're missing out on some very cute images! Click on the link in my post to go to the store!

The Team at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' have made some awesome cards to inspire you this month. I hope you'll visit us and will join our challenge of ANIMALS in winter since it's never too early to start Christmas cards!


  1. They are so sweet Gail and your watercolours is wonderful xx

  2. I Gail what a wonderful card I love the image and the design is wonderful.

    Debs xx
    {Debs Cards}

  3. Adorable card Gail and your colouring is so delicate and pretty.

  4. How delightful of a furry friends card and a most appropriate coordinating sentiment! Lovely coloring - or should I say painting in this case. Cute paw buttons to adorn this and just an all around great holiday/winter card, Gail. It definitely fits the category of "cute" !!

  5. aaawwww, paw print buttons - how cute!! such a sweet card Gail xx

  6. Awww this is simply adorable. I love this image and those paws buttons are so fun.. great idea to cut off the backs!!