Winter Scene Building + Sunny Studios 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop!

Winter Scene Building + Sunny Studios 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop!

Hello everyone! I am super excited about today’s tutorial, as I am sharing a winter scene project featuring new, Sunny Studio Stamps products! We’ll be doing lots of Copic coloring, some ink blending and die cutting… so get ready for a creative workout! :)

Did you know that Sunny Studio is also celebrating their 3rd birthday?! A HUGE shout out to my sweet friend Mendi for reaching yet another amazing milestone in her creative journey! I remember when she first started her amazing little company… I was so happy for her to be able to take something she loved doing – creating – and turn it into a thriving company! Happiest birthday wishes to you and Sunny Studios, Mendi!

I’m participating in a blog hop in celebration of Sunny Studio’s 3rd Birthday… if you have already been hopping along, you should have arrived from the oh-so-talented, Kay Miller’s blog!

Watch the Video
How I Made It
Winter Scene Building + Sunny Studios 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop!

The critters used in this card are from the darling, Foxy Christmas stamp and die set. These little animals just make me smile… especially the one with antlers! I made that fox look like rudolph of course, complete with a red, Nuvo Glitter Drops dot for the nose!

Click here for Copic colors used on this project.

Behind the foxes, I have a Distress Oxide ink blended sky (using Wilted Violet, Peacock Feathers and Broken China). I added birch trees to the scene, cut from the Rustic Winter die set.

Winter Scene Building + Sunny Studios 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop!

Sunny Studios is also now creating embossing folders! I love using these to add texture to a card base; on this card I used the Cable Knit folder on my A2, Luxury White Gina K. Designs card base.

For the greetings on my card, I used the Memory Box Typewriter Holiday Sentiments set. There are dots of white Nuvo Gloss Drops, and white, die cut snowflakes (from the new, Sunny Studio Warm and Cozy set). There is also hints of glitter here and there, which was added with a Tonic Studios clear Aqua Shimmer pen.

For a final touch, I used Lawn Fawn Peppermint Trimmings to tie across the top of the card.

Winter Scene Building + Sunny Studios 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop!
Why I Love It
Winter Scene Building + Sunny Studios 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop!

Scene building is such a great way to stretch your stamps and dies! I have always enjoyed creating elaborate, as well as simple scenes for years. And the images in the Foxy Christmas set is perfect for making many holiday and winter scenes. What I always find fascinating is how you can achieve so many different results with just a single set. I’m curious to see how you and so many others will be using these images!

I hope you have enjoyed today’s video tutorial and are inspired to create! Be sure to keep on reading for details on the blog hop, plus giveaways!

Thank you for visiting today, and have a fabulous Friday!

Supplies Used

Foxy Christmas stamps Sunny Studio
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Foxy Christmas dies Sunny Studio
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Rustic Winter dies Sunny Studio Stamps
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Warm and Cozy dies Sunny Studio
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Cable Knit Embossing Folder Sunny Studio
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Lawn Fawn STITCHED HILLSIDE BORDERS…
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Neat and Tangled SCALLOPED Die Set…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps TYPEWRITER…
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Tonic AQUA SHIMMER PEN Nuvo 2 Pack 888N
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Dina Wakley Ranger WHITE Media Heavy…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Lawn Fawn PEPPERMINT SINGLE CORD…
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Tonic MORNING DEW Grande Nuvo Crystal…
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Tonic RUBY SLIPPER Nuvo Glitter Drops…
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Tonic GLOSS – SIMPLY WHITE Grande…
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Uni-Ball Pen Signo Gel WHITE UM-153
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Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS…
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Strathmore BRISTOL SMOOTH 9 x 12…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Therm O Web Gina K Designs LUXURY…
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DoCrafts ASSORTED COLOSSAL COLOURS 8…
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Copic Sketch Marker V99 AUBERGINE…
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Brutus Monroe ALABASTER Ultra Fine…
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Simon Says Stamp Embossing Ink Pad…
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Simon Says Stamp Premium Ink Pad…
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Precision Heat Embossing Tool Gun…
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MINI MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping…
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3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
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Therm O Web Gina K Designs ADHESIVE…
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Therm O Web Gina K Designs ADHESIVE…
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Spellbinders PLATINUM 6 Die Cutting…
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Keep Hopping

Your next stop in the hop is the so-very-talented, Vanessa Menhorn! If you want to see the entire hop order, be sure to visit the Sunny Studio blog!

Sunny Studio is giving away a $25 gift card at every stop along this hop! Woohoo!!! To have a chance at winning, please leave a comment here (and at other stops along the blog hop). You have until Monday, October 1st, 2018 at 11:59 pm PDT to comment.  Winners will be announced on the Sunny Studio blog Friday, October 5th, 2018.

Happy hopping!!

100 Responses

  1. Avatar Kim Klinkovsky says:

    Happy Birthday!!! Just darling. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

  2. Avatar Michelle Hackett says:

    Nina you always inspire me. This is such a cute scene with the foxes. I love your ink blending and the splatter effect in the background. It’s such a fun card.

  3. Avatar Miriam Prantner says:

    This is such a cute scene! Loving all the layers and the texture, there’s just so much fantastic dimension here!

  4. Avatar Chele says:

    Those foxes are adorable!!

  5. Avatar Marjorie DUMONTIER says:

    As always, I admire your work and talent so much !! Thanks for sharing your knowledge ! Love, Marjorie
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

  6. Avatar Stephanie Z says:

    Love the foxes on your card – super cute :)

  7. Avatar Cammy Wall says:

    So very sweet and fabulous coloring!

  8. Avatar Johanna Shepherd says:

    This is the first I have seen your blog and I have to say, I have been missing out! WOW! Phenomenal projects! So glad I came across your blog.

  9. Avatar Teresa Godines #6857 says:

    Adorable card. Love how you stacked all of the elements. Thanks for the inspiration

  10. Avatar Tracy says:

    What a fun card, love all the details- the red nose on the fox is too cute!

  11. Avatar Lisa A creations says:

    Very cute winter scene!

  12. Avatar Andrea Shell says:

    I just love this card and could look at it all day! It’s such a cheerful, fun scene! Beautiful!

  13. Avatar Mary H says:

    Thank you so much for the videos! Love the scene you created and I am crazy about those adorable foxes!

  14. Avatar Jennifer Petersen says:

    Wow! The depth and detail you have added to this is fabulous! Simply beautiful!

  15. Avatar Beverly Perdue says:

    Such a cute card! I love your little Rudolph Fox and the textured background.

  16. Avatar cyndi morris says:

    Gorgeous! I love watching you create. Those foxes are adorable.

  17. Well – HOLY COW, the details and special additions to this adorable card made me smile!! You have truly created the best winter, snowy scene ever and it was all done with the totally awesome Sunny Studios Stamps!! Well done, I applaud you!!

  18. Oh Nina-Marie, SO much going on in this pretty card! I love how you incorporated the birch trees with all those cute critters! Such a peaceful winter scene, I love it!! :)

  19. Love this little critter scene, great job!

  20. Avatar Gilda says:

    What a wonderful winter scene. Love the dimension and all the elements.

  21. Avatar Mindy Drummond says:

    This Sunny Studios release is ah-mazing, I love it all! Your card is awesome, so much on there to look at and the whole scene comes together perfectly. I must admit the Red-nosed Fox is my favorite :)

  22. Avatar Sheryl L says:

    Such an amazing card! I love it even more after watching how you made it. The birch tree shading is stunning.

  23. Avatar Carla Hundley says:

    How adorable this card is!
    Love the critters and the
    forest scene.
    Carla from Utah

  24. Wow! What an awesome winter card!! Love the adorable critters :) This is just perfect and festive!! :)

  25. Avatar Annalisa says:

    Wow, I’m amazed at all the dimension on this card. I love the fox set (who knew that foxes in hats and reindeer antlers was something I needed in my life?), and to have one sitting on the other’s head? Adorable. I also really like what you did with the birch trees. They look like the aspens that grow around here, so it feels like a very familiar winter scene. Thanks for sharing your ideas and video with us!

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