Deck the Halls!

Hey there Sweeties!

Today I'm coming at you with a fresh take on a set released this month from The Rabbit Hole Designs.  I've used this set before, but I love figuring out new ways to use my stamps.  I used the "Love You More" set, but I left off some of the image..... here, take a look:


So I used the image where the little people are decorating the tree.... but I didn't ink up the tree when I stamped the image... 


I then built a little scene around them.  I imagined them on their front stoop, in need of a ladder, but trying to make things work anyways.  I can totally identify with this girl though, I always want to decorate all the things! 

I started by stamping the image on Sweet Sentiment Coloring Paper using Momento Desert Sand ink.  I then colored it up using my Copic markers.  I placed it on top of DSP from Graphic 45 (A Christmas Carol).  I added some "ribbon" from Tim Holtz and a button from Dress it Up Buttons.  I also added a few flowers from my stash, I believe all of these are from Wild Orchid Crafts, but don't quote me on that.  I stamped the sentiment on a scrap of paper with Versamark ink and embossed it with Wow Embossing powder in Super Fine Black. 

Here are the Copic colors I used:
Skin: E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20
Girls Hair: BV29, BV25, BV23, BV20, BV000
Boys Hair: E79, E77, E74, E71, E70
Jeans: B99, B97, B95, B93, B91
Girls Shirt: E19, E07, R17, R05, R02
Boys Shirt: G29, G19, G07, G05, G03
Shoes: W5, W3
Star: YR24, Y26, Y15, Y11, Y00
Door: YG99, YG97, YG95, YG93, YG91
Bricks: E07, E15, R02, E43, E50, W0
Wood Trim: E57, E23, E55
Cement: C4, C2, C0, C00
Window: B000, 0
Railing: 100
Lights: YG97, B28, R27, Y06, G14
Trees: G99, G19, YG95, G24, G82
Black Multiliner .03, White Jelly Roll Pen, Silver UniBall Pen

Well I hope this inspires you to look at your stamps in a different light and use them in many different ways!  Hope you all have an awesome holiday! 

Toodles! 


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