CAS(E) this Sketch #403

 Love the new Winter Penguins set!  This is one of my favorite sets in the new catalog!  Super cute!  These little guys have so much character.  There is sure to be one that calls your name!  The set is available with or without coordinating Thin Cuts.  Here is a look at the complete set-

I had the hardest time deciding which penguin to ink up first!  One of my favorite sketch challenges is sadly closing!  While my crafting time is limited, I wanted to make sure I made it into the last couple of sketches.  If you have never played at CAS(E) this Sketch, I highly recommend you jump in while you can! They will be closing at the end of the month.  Here is the current sketch-

To create my card, I masked off a rectangle on my card with purple tape.  I then blended on Distress Oxide inks in Peacock Feathers and Faded Jeans. I applied a Shimmer Mist to bring out the Distress Oxides.  I wanted to add a more snow effect, so I attempted to splatter on white paint with mixed results! I have always struggled with splatters, so I recently purchase the Tim Holtz splatter brush.  I obviously need to practice more, as I was not getting the white dots that I had hoped for!  My penguin is stamped in Intense Black ink and a touch of color added with Copics.  The sentiment was stamped in Intense Black as well. Super cute card that came together in minutes.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

  • Z3917 Winter Penguins Stamp & Thin Cut Set
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • X6047 Black Cardstock
  • Z4189 Intense Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
  • Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Stamp Pad-Ranger
  • Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Stamp Pad-Ranger
  • Shimmer Mist-Tattered Angels
  • Copics-BG13, BG15, B12, B15
  • Create A Shade Paint-Retired

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:

Handstamped Sentiments-Winter

Simon Says Stamp-Layer It Up

The Spot-Splish Splash Challenge

Thanks so much for stopping by!

2 thoughts on “CAS(E) this Sketch #403”

  1. I agree! So many cute penguins in this set. I love the simplicity of the card and how you created the winter background So glad you were inspired by our challenge and thanks for stopping by Hand Stamped Sentiments.


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