The spotlight technique is a fun way to add a quick shot of colour to your line images. These reindeer are my favouries from Stampin' Up!'s Holiday Line Up stamp set. This is the "thrifty" version of spotlight… The reindeer are stamped in Basic Brown onto the Very Vanilla Cardstock. To spotlight an area you have a couple of options – you could stamp a second image and punch a circle out of it…or you could punch a ring and place it on your original image. To create a punched ring, punch the inner portion first. In this case, I used the 1-3/8" circle punch on Garden Green Cardstock. I then used the 1-3/4" circle punch upside down so I could centre the original punch out when I punched again to create a ring. Clear as mud?!
Anyway, once I adhered the green ring in place on my image, I used my Stampin' Write markers to colour in the portion contained by the ring, and added the Red Cosmo fine glitter to the nose of the centre reindeer. The Merry & Bright sentiment is from a retired Stampin' Up! set but I thought it suited the card.
If you'd like to use this card for your holiday greetings this year, it's being offered at my Christmas Card Clinic. Contact me to reserve your spot & your design…and I'll prep everything for you!