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Are you YETI for Christmas? I'm using the cute yeti from Beast Friends by My Favorite Things on this simple Christmas card. Find out more about this card by clicking on the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/11/rough-around-the-edges/

For today’s post I had great fun watercoloring the yeti from Beast Friends by My Favorite Things and came across a happy accident! I’ve linked all supplies at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links used.

Are you YETI for Christmas? I'm using the cute yeti from Beast Friends by My Favorite Things on this simple Christmas card. Find out more about this card by clicking on the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/11/rough-around-the-edges/

I was planning on some no-line coloring so stamped the yeti in Evening Gray on Saunders Waterford card and watercolored but I wasn’t happy with the definition I’d got so I went over the lines with a brown marker and then trimmed the little guy out. My usual practice when I’ve trimmed out rather than die cut is to run a brush tip marker around the edges to give a finished look. However, the pen I’d used was a bullet nib and so I reached for the only brown marker I had, a Copic marker. When I touched the Copic marker to the edges it soaked in to the absorbent watercolor card to not just give a finished edge but a halo of dark brown. I was about to start again when I realised I really liked the look so this guy might be a bit rough around the edges but I really like the character that brown edging gives LOL.

To give him a little more detail I added some dots of white enamel accents to his scarf, made sure his teeth were nice and white with a white gel pen and then finished with some glossy accents for his mug :D

Are you YETI for Christmas? I'm using the cute yeti from Beast Friends by My Favorite Things on this simple Christmas card. Find out more about this card by clicking on the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/11/rough-around-the-edges/

To finish this simple card I watercolored a panel and layered Snow Drifts cut from more watercolor card on top before popping the yeti on top of those. I white heat embossed the sentiment on a strip of vellum and added that over the top of the winter sky. Finally I mounted the panel on a Fog card base and accented with sequins.

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Are you YETI for Christmas? I'm using the cute yeti from Beast Friends by My Favorite Things on this simple Christmas card. Find out more about this card by clicking on the following link: http://limedoodledesign.com/2016/11/rough-around-the-edges/

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