The tiny mittens in the Smitten Mittens set are just adorable. How could I not ink up these little guys? This week’s color challenge for FabFriday gave me three great colors for these sweet mittens – Cajun Craze, Tranquil Tide and Rich Razzleberry. Here’s my fun card:
And here’s the banner for the color challenge that inspired my card:
Tips, Tricks and Reminders
- Smitten Mittens Bundle. What a fun bundle! There are so many great ways to dress up the mittens in this Smitten Mittens set – stamp some patterns, die cut some textures or just keep them sweet and simple. These little mittens feature a sweet heart – so cute. The set also features some great sentiments you’ll certainly love for the Holidays. Here’s a look at this sweet bundle:
- Heat Embossing with a Reverse Image. When you ink up the stamps for these little mittens, you get a solid image with a heart in the middle (that heart is the uninked portion of the stamp). To create mittens with each of these three colors, I stamped the mittens with Whisper White Craft Ink (and covered with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder) on the three colors of card stock. Gave me just what I wanted – a pop of color for the little hearts in the center of the mittens. Embossing Tip: To give better coverage of white, I stamped with Whisper White Craft Ink (vs. VersaMark) before adding the White Stampin’ Emboss Powder.
- A Perfect Sentiment. I wanted to find the perfect sentiment for these sweet mittens (can I call them swittens?). I didn’t have to look far – there’s a great sentiment in the Hearts Come Home stamp set – “enjoy the warmth of the season” is a perfect accompaniment to the smittens, don’t you think? I used a different sentiment from this same set on Tuesday (you can see that project here). Here’s a look at this awesome set:
Stamp Sets: Smitten Mittens, Hearts Come Home Papers: Tranquil Tide, Cajun Craze, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White Inks: Cajun Craze, Whisper White Craft Ink Accessories: Many Mittens Framelits Dies, White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals
I hope you’ll pop over to the FabFriday site to see the cards by the design team members and to play along with this week’s challenge.
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