Hello crafty friends, today is our last day of our September release! And everything is up in our new store! We hope that you have enjoyed this week’s creations, the newsletter tutorial and all the fabulous designers! We have one more stamp set to introduced to you called Winter Friends!

I am so excited about our first “cute” stamp set created just for Christmas! This 4×6 contains 12 images that are so much fun to color or watercolor. I have also created a coordinating cut file that makes layering and coloring that much more fun and easy!

Now lets see some inspiration!

Inspired by Stamping Winter Friends Stamp Set

My first card uses distress markers and Antique Linen Distress Ink. This was so fun to color. I began by stamping in Distress ink on watercolor paper.

Inspired by stamping Winter Friends Stamp Set

After coloring my images with distress markers, I then used a little bit of light grey watercolor paint and created a little shadow around my cute deer and bunny.

Inspired by Stamping Winter Friends stamp set

For the sky, I grabbed an extra large watercolor brush and some tumbled glass distress marker. First lay down some color onto the sky. Next, get your #6 watercolor color brush full of water and move the ink around to create your sky.

Inspired by Stamping Winter Friends stamp set

My second card uses Copic Markers. After stamping my images with black ink and coloring them, I added a little hill with a black sharpie. And lightly colored with a light blue copic the outline of the sky.

Inspired by Stamping Winter Friends stamp set

The cute little stars were stamped using this new set.

Inspired by Stamping Winter Friends stamp set

Lastly, I used our Festive Greetings stamp set and stamped these sentiments. I used a new technique of stamping twice with the “Joy” using grey and black ink. Thanks Mynn, for the technique, I love how it created a slight shadow effect.

Now it’s time to check out what our designers have been creating with this new stamp set. Don’t forget to leave them some love, I am choosing random winners from ALL blog posts this week!

Design Team Inspiration

Mynn Kitchen

Vicki Dutcher

Joanne Herbert

Leah Cornelius

Nupur Priya

Prize Giveaway

Would you like to win a $50 gift card to our store? Leave a comment below or on our designers blogs today! Deadline is October 3 by 2:00PM AEST I will select one random winner from all comments. Winner will be posted on our winner’s page by October 3, 7pm AEST.

A very special thank you to all my designers for creating such beautiful cards this week with me. It is such an honor to be working with these talented ladies. They are all so talented. Thank you to everyone that has left me comments this week. It is a blessing to be able to do what I do and I thank you all for your love and support. Until next time, happy stamping! With love always, Joanna xx


19 thoughts on “Introducing Winter Friends

  1. Chrissie says:

    Very sweet… and the koala is certainly unexpected (not a classic Christmas character), but it’s rather fun to be different!

  2. Vinita Jain says:

    Awwwww! Love the cuteness going in both the creations! So touchable and soft look, awesome coloring and beautiful scene has created! Love, love, love those cuties! So much fun with winter release!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. Kristina CraftyPaws says:

    Oh my goodness I love these winter cuties! This may be my most favorite of all your stamps! TFS and a chance to win! Hugs Kristina

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