Saturday, November 03, 2018

Present Under the Tree

Hello Scrapping Cottage friends! Thanks for taking the time to stop and visit with us today. It's Mary Marsh here bringing you the Saturday edition of the Blog. 

We have a new release of dies over at the online store. Our Autumn 2018 dies are here with 10 new designs. They are currently 25% off for a limited time.

This week the design team has been featuring cards using the exclusive Dakota the Husky die. If you missed those cards your can see them here, here and here. The die is only available in our online store. You won't be able to buy him at any retailers who may sell CottageCutz dies.

So let's get started on some details of how I created my card.

Step 1:  When I saw this die, I thought how cute it would be to have a puppy under the tree on Christmas. So that's where I went with my card. I created an indoor scene. I chose some striped patterned paper for wall paper and a woodgrain paper to resemble wood flooring.

Step 2: I started my die cutting. The Handmade Tree w/Presents die was used for my tree. It is part of the Christmas Part 3 release. I just love these stitched dies. They are very detailed and so on trend with the farmhouse look that is all the rage right now.
I wanted the sentiment to read from Santa. I thought the Stitched Alphabet die would work for some big Santa lettering and then the from phrase would be stamped.  I die cut the letters in a medium green cardstock (gumball green).
I stamped the "from" phrase with the help of my MISTI on the same gumball green cardstock.
Dakota the Husky was cute with white and gray cardstock. I thought the Santa hat would be so right for him since he is a present.
Step 3: Now that all my card elements are cut and stamped, it's time for card assembly. I started with the card background and attached with double sided tape.
I attached my images with dimensional adhesive. I wanted more of a 3D look and have them lifted off my faux wallpaper background.
I attached the Santa Phrase on an angle for interest. Used Ranger multi medium matte as the adhesive. The from phrase sentiment was attached with dimensional adhesive.
And that's my card for this week. I hope I have given you an idea for using our new Dakota the Husky die.
Tune in again tomorrow because Anja will have another really cute sample for your viewing pleasure.
See you next Saturday!

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Pam MacKay said...

So cute love the little pup under the tree! The Santa letters look great too!

Lois said...

Saw this on Facebook -- really cute!

Janja said...

Such a pretty card, Mary.

Jeanne said...

What a cute card - and a great gift from Santa!

Sukie said...

Very cute card! The puppy is adorable!