Clarence Christmas 2

Clarence Christmas 2

The one with the TRAIN!


Hi All! I am back with the second card using Clarence Christmas. In this one That crazy Clarence is riding a train, and apparently is making quite a noise. Now on with the Show and Tell…


I decided to keep this card more clean and simple. For me that means not do many layers! LOL.


I used my Mudd Puddles sand and shell glue along with the snow sand to create the snow by the tracks. Fun fact: my train tracks are actually a rolling fence!


With all the Christmas cards I have been doing I am burnt out on red/green, that’s why this one is really non traditional!

Copic List:

  • Train: W3, B97, B95, B93
  • Accents on train: YR23, Y15, Y11
  • Window, Light: B0, B00, B000
  • Wheels: W7, W5, W3
  • Hat, Vest: YG97, YG95, YG93
  • Pants, Shirt: E44, E43, E42
  • Shoes: E57, E35, E33
  • Fur: T5, T3, T1, T0
  • Steam: C3, C1, C00
  • Nose, Ear: E11, E21, E51

Card Details:

  • Card Base of Accent Opaque White 120lb
  • Something Blue cut with rectangle layering die, adhered with tape runner
  • Base paper layer cit with Big & Little chain die, Train tracks cut from gray paper, adhered with tape runner, snow created with mudd puddles glue and sand, distress oxide in tumbled glass applied with mini blending brush to create shadow, adhered with fun foam and 1/4 inch double side adhesive
  • Image stamped on Hammermill with Obsidian, colored with Various Copic Markers, cut with Scan N Cut, adhered with foam squares
  • Sentiment stamped with Versafine and heat embossed with white powder
  • White gelly roll pen added to window and steam

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Oddball Bird Set

Oddball Bird Set

Clean and simple in design AND message!


Hi All! Ever since I did my clean and simple entry for MFT I have been craving more clean and simple layouts! I love clean and simple, but felt I used that formula way too often. But boy it has been nice to create some. Today I have one of the three quirky oddball birds sitting on her branch “tweeting” you a simple message. Now, on with the Show and Tell


I looked at these leaves and thought “ok what green will I color them with?” Then I thought, “hmmm NO! let’s do fall colors” That is how I ended up with these cool rust colored leaves. I have been using this color combo a lot lately. Do you do that?


I chose blue for the bird to balance the rusty orange of the leaves and patterned paper. Wanting my branch to NOT be browny brown I chose the E40’s going for a more birch bark color.


A simple sentiment in a fun word bubble die (I think you will see a lot more of these dies!) makes a big statement.

Copic List:

  • Leaves: E37, E08, E97, E21
  • Branch: E44, E43, E42
  • Bird: B97, B95, B93, B91
  • Beak: YR07, YR04
  • Feet: W6, W5, W4
  • Shadow: C1

Card Details:

  • Card base of Accent Opaque White 120lb
  • Colorful Canvas paper cut with nesting rectangle, adhered with tape runner
  • Beyond Blue layer cut with nesting rectangle, adhered with fun foam and 1/4 inch double side adhesive
  • Branch stamped on Hammermill, cut with hand stitched nested rectangle, colored with various Copic Markers, adhered with tape runner
  • Bird stamped on Hammermill, colored with various Copic Markers, cut with Scan N Cut, adhered with foam squares
  • Sentiment stamped on base paper with Versafine and heat embossed with clear powder, cut with word bubble die, adhered with foam squares
  • Envelope embellished with matching paper and 6 inch double side adhesive

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