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Welcome Winter with Arctic Friends

October 11, 2018

Whether you are working on your Christmas cards, holiday tags and décor, everyday winter greetings, or masculine designs… our newest release, Welcome Winter, has something for everyone! Join us over the next few weeks as we take a closer look at the new stamps and dies included in this collection. All new products are now available in our online store!


We love to see multiple ideas for the same stamp so today we have for you two cards featuring our new mminiature 3 x 4 inch transparent set, 30-519 Arctic Friends.

SHOP for the products featured on the card above: 30-521 Nose to Nose, 30-519 Arctic Friends, 40-628 Xmas Sprig

Design details: Onto Canson 140 Lb. Cold-Press Watercolor Paper, stamp main image using Memento Ink (Toffee Crunch). Paint entire scene with Sakura Koi Field Sketch Box watercolors. Add additional shading using colored pencils. Stamp leaves using Memento Ink (Summer Sky, Danube Blue). Sentiment stamped with Ranger Archival Ink (Potting Soil).

SHOP for the products featured on the card above: 30-519 Arctic Friends, 30-501 Joy & Merriment, 51-409 Ribbon Stackers, 51-387 Merry Delight Cut Out, 51-273 Tall Trees

Design details: Stamp bear image onto white cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and color with Copic markers. Fussy cut image. Background inked with Memento Inks (Lilac Posies, Lady Bug, Rhubarb Stalk) using an ink blending tool and foam pad. Additional die cut trees painted with Distress Ink Reinkers used as watercolor paints and Distress Ink (Gathered Twigs) added around the outer edges with an ink blending tool and a foam pad. Edges of hand-trimmed snowbanks inked with Distress Ink (Antique Linen) using an ink blending tool and a foam pad. Embellish with die cut snowflakes.

Both of these card designs would also be great for winter birthdays… just change the sentiment to suit the occasion. Can you pick a fave?


9 Comments leave one →
  1. Denise Bryant permalink
    October 11, 2018 12:58 am

    Adorable cards! Love the bear!

  2. Dolores permalink
    October 11, 2018 5:54 am

    So Sweet. I just love penny Back Stamps.

  3. Peggy M permalink
    October 11, 2018 6:45 am

    Love the bear…too cure!

  4. mjmarmo permalink
    October 11, 2018 7:05 am

    Loving this bear!

  5. October 11, 2018 7:19 am

    Absolutely adorable. What else can be said?

  6. Judy Keener permalink
    October 11, 2018 7:56 am

    I love Penny Black stamps and this release is beautiful. Thank you

  7. Andre M. permalink
    October 11, 2018 10:11 am

    Both your cards are lovely and evoke the holiday spirit. The first one is my fave.

  8. Debbie P permalink
    October 11, 2018 10:25 am

    Your card are great. Love them.

  9. Patt H. permalink
    October 11, 2018 9:21 pm

    Love, love, love that adorable bear! Super cute creations!!

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