Friday, November 13, 2015

Wplus9~Drummer Boy

Hey everyone!  Did I mention I'm currently obsessed with Wplus9 stamps and dies lately???  If you happened to watch my haul video, you already know what's coming...I wanted to jump up and down when I saw the Wplus9 holiday release of the Drummer Boy stamp set!  I totally embarrassed myself going a bit crazy over a stamp set, lol.  I had wanted a stamp set like this for so long, I thought I would have to draw it myself.  Ok, in my defense...I have only been making cards for a little over two years.  But, I do think it is so adorable, and I'm telling all of my crafty friends it's a must have!  My first card I cut out an oval window, so the night sky would show through.  I colored the images with Zig Clean Color Real Brush pens.  I used the companion dies to cut the images out and adhered them to the desert landscape.  I popped some of the images up with foam tape.

I had so much fun with this set, I had to keep playing!  So, for my second card I combined Drummer Boy with Wishing You.  I used Distress Inks to create this simple card, and just did a bit of masking.  I masked off a section to highlight where the star would shine down on the town of Bethlehem.  Then I made the sky sparkle with some embossed stars and Perfect Pearls.  I'm so happy I picked up this Drummer Boy set before it sold out.  All I need to be happy now is a star of Bethlehem Star Die!  If anyone has I seen one, please let me know. 

Supplies used:

Stamps:  Wplus9~Drummer Boy, Wishing You

Dies:  Wplus9~Drummer Boy, Landscape Borders, Starry Background; Lawn Fawn~Stitched Oval Stackables, Avery Elle~Finished Frames

Paper:  Canson Watercolor paper 140lb

Inks:  VersaFine Black Onyx, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Memento Tuxedo Black

Markers:  Zig Clean Color Real Brush pens, Copics, Wink of Stella

Thanks for joining me!


  1. The set looks really nice! I personally really like the Christmas card with the rabbits on it, it looks very creative and the design appeals to me!

  2. No wonder an artist like you would be excited over a stamp release. Your art speaks for it self. The cards are beautiful, if they are for sale do let me know.

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