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SKETCH CHALLENGE with Jennifer McGuire + New stamps from Sunny Studio

Happy Friday, all! Today I’m doing a video collaboration with my good friend Jennifer McGuire. We each recently received a package from Sunny Studio with their latest release and thought it would be fun to challenge each other to use some new stamps! And we threw in a card sketch, too. :)

(Wondering what I used in this video? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

For my card, I turned the sketch upside down and created a super tall skinny card. The finished card measures 3.5″ x 9″, which fits inside a standard #10 business envelope (although you could make a custom envelope for it, too).

I stamped one of the cute polar bears and a gift package from the Playful Polar Bears stamp set in some black Copic-friendly ink and then masked the images so I could add some blending. To create a nighttime sky, I used four colors of Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserves, Chipped Sapphire, and Black Soot.

On a side note, I find myself using those colors over and over again (because I LOVE them), and yet I haven’t needed to reink any of my mini ink pads yet. :)

Anyhow, after the sky was created, I added itty bitty stars using a white gel pen.

The bear and present were colored using Copic Markers. Be sure to watch the video to see the color numbers on screen.

I added a greeting to card by stamping some words from the stamp set in VersaMark ink and white heat embossing them on black card stock.

I hope you loved today’s card and video! Be sure to check out Jennifer’s response to our challenge at her blog! :)

Giveaway!

I have some fun stamps from the Sunny Studio release to share with one of you guys! Thanks, Sunny Studio! For your chance to win the pack of stamps, please leave a comment on this blog post by 9am on Thursday, October 5, 2017 telling me your favorite thing about the upcoming holiday season. :)

The winner will be randomly selected and added to my Giveaway Winners page after October 6, 2017. Winner will be contacted by email so be sure to include an email address you check often. Winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize. Thanks!

Supplies

Compensated affiliate links used when possible. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased. Items below are shown in the order they appear in the video.

Sunny Studio Playful Polar Bears stamp set
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, 110 lbs, 25 sheets
[ SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock, 110 lb. cover, 250 sheets
[ AMZUS ]
Tonic Guillotine 6×12 Trimmer
[ SSS | AMZUS ]
Simon Says Stamp Intense Black Ink
[ SSS ]
Fiskars Compact Stamp Press
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp Masking Paper
[ SSS ]
EK Success Honey Bee Non-Stick Scissors
[ SSS ]
Amazon.com : Paper Mate Clearpoint 0.5mm Mechanical Pencil Starter Set…
[ AMZUS ]
Ranger Craft Sheet
[ SSS ]
Ranger Mini Round Ink Blending Tool
[ SSS ]
Ranger Mini Round Ink Blending Tool Refills
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad in Picked Raspberry
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad in Seedless Preserves
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad in Chipped Sapphire
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad in Black Soot
[ SSS ]
Copic Markers
[ SSS ]
Sakura Gelly Roll white pen, 3-pack
[ AMZUS | SSS ]
Scor-Pal Scor-Buddy scoring board
[ SSS ]
Bazzill Card Shoppe Licorice Twist Cardstock
[ SSS ]
EK Success Powder Tool
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts White Embossing Powder
[ SSS ]
Sistema Storage Container (for embossing powder)
[ AMZUS ]
Clips for embossing powder container
[ AMZUS ]
Mini Spoons for embossing powder containers
[ SSS | AMZUS ]
Precision Heat Embossing Gun
[ SSS ]
Tombow Xtreme Permanent Adhesive
[ SSS ]
Tombow Xtreme Adhesive Refill
[ SSS ]
3M Scotch Foam Tape
[ AMZUS | SSS ]
Dahle Self-Healing Cutting 18×12 Mat
[ SSS ]

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