Merry Mice Night Snow Scene Christmas Card – Blender Pen Technique

I absolutely adore how well this card has turned out and those little mice are so cute! I’m going to need a little more practice, but this isn’t bad for my first time using this technique.

This card was surprising easy to make. I stamped the image onto watercolour paper with archival black ink and made the night sky effect by using a sponge dauber in long sweeping motions – first starting with tempting turquoise and then night of navy. I allowed the colours to get lighter towards the bottom.

I then used Stampin’Up!’s blender pens with my ink pads (squeeze your pad and then use it as a pallet) to colour in the mice. Blender pens are perfect if you don’t have many pens for colouring. I finished the night sky with a splattering of Clear Wink of Stella – I brushed the tip of the brush against a fingernail.

If you would like me to make this into a YouTube tutorial, please let me in the comments below and if I get many requests, then I shall do that this month.

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Helen Xx

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Papercraft designer & educator. My aim is to inspire and provide easy to follow tutorials - so you can create my projects with ease. You can find my projects on my website, Youtube and in papercraft magazines.


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