Goofy Christmas with a Googly Eyed Reindeer – CYCI #143

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Googly Eyed Reindeerdue-12-16_sketch-143Yay, it’s Can You Case It time again πŸ™‚

This challenge lasts for 3 weeks, so you have enough time throughout the Holidays to participate (winkwink). For challenge #143 we have a new sketch. I love sketches! Sometimes (and I think I’m not saying it for the first time…) I have a hard time figuring out how to position things n my card. Sketch challenges give me the opportunity to not think about that πŸ˜›

Anyway, this sketch gives you so much options and I had this Christmas stamp set from Strawberry Jude in my head that I just had to use for it. So, layout done, color choice done (I’m not one of those alternative Christmas color girls), stamp chosen, I was able to start crafting. Woohoo!

I started by die cutting all the pieces I needed. I used some scraps from a nice and shiny paper for the banners and regular white cardstock for the base and the square piece.
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To get a nice and crisp image, I used my Misti and stamped the deer and the sentiment a couple of times till they were nice and black. Then I colored the deer using my Prismacolor pencils. These are new to me, but I really like how they blend together.
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After adhering the white panel onto some patterned paper using foam tape and adding the banner to the side, I decided that the card needed a little more interest. So I grabbed my Kat Scrappiness “Deck the Halls” sequins and adhered them on top of the banner.
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Still not happy, I looked through my embellishment box and found some googly eyes. How fun is a googly eyed reindeer? Exactly, so I put them on and was done πŸ™‚

Check out all the other inspiration for the CYCI challenge. There are so many awesome cards there πŸ™‚

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Close Ups

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This card is also part of the Curtain Call – Falalala Challenge πŸ™‚

6 Comments:

  1. Love your card! your coloring is awesome, I love card sketches too, they help so much.

  2. That deer kills me!!! hahaha! So cute – what a great card for our 3 week challenge, Josefine!

  3. So cute. He makes me smile. Great job.

  4. Oh my! Those eyes… lol! Love your coloring… great card, Josefine!

  5. looks amazing great card!

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