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Friday, 28 December 2018

Snowy Scene on Kraft and Deer Heart

Hi there.  Before it is absolutely too late to show any more Christmas cards, here are a couple of cards which I made for my nearest and dearest.  The first is one I did earlier in the month for our son in Australia.  I am always afraid that it isn't going to arrive in time as Australia Post is rather random, especially as I was a little bit later sending it than usual, but luckily it made it with a few days to spare.  I used some of the stamps from Chocolate Baroque set Robin the Spruce and the deer is from a Claritystamp set called Winter Wonderland.


I decided to use a piece of kraft card for a change, and started by masking the moon and putting a mask in place for the snow slopes, and with a blending tool added the sky using Faded Jeans and Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink.  I then added Brilliance Moonlight White ink for the snow and then added the foreground bird on a branch adding some red using a pencil, and some of the other branches with Smokey Gray Versafine ink, and then a few of the branches with Ground Espresso Distress Ink all covered in Versamark ink and then heat embossed using WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder, and I also added some more tree branches using Versamark Ink and heat embossed with WOW Opaque Bright White EP.  I then added the deer using the Ground Espresso DI and again heat embossed with the Clear Gloss EP.   I took away the moon mask and decided to put some mist across the moon and around it too using the Brilliance Moonlight White ink.  I then decided to add some bits of snow and highlights using a white gel pen. 

I mounted this on to a piece of silver card and added the silver sentiment.

The second card is I made for my Hubby.  It was a fairly simple card but he was pleased with it.


I used a Docrafts stamp from their Create Christmas range, and embossed it on to dark blue card using WOW Silver EP and then cut it with a square stitched die from The Works.   I then backed it with some silver card and made a white snowy embossed background using a Simon Says Falling Snow stencil, but unfortunately this doesn't show at all in the photo.   I then added a silver sentiment to finish it.

Neither of the photos came out that well.  This time of year with rather grey dark days it is difficult to take a decent photo of anything.

Thank you for visiting my blog today and I hope to see you again soon.








6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous creations Pat... I love the scene with the deer and robin!

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  2. With you on the photo front Pat - driving me mad spending ages trying to get a decent pic!
    2 great cards, loving the pretty shade of blue on the second one and the deer/robin scene is lovely!

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  3. Hi Pat, just had to stop by your blog to say, your cards are lovely,
    especially the beautiful snowy scene you have created, so pretty.
    Hope you had a Merry Christmas.
    Hugs Jennifer xx.

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  4. Two gorgeous cards, Pat. I love the beautiful scene you've created on your first card and your second card it so elegant and stylish. xx

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  5. The wintery scene you've created on the first card is wonderful, Pat! The kraft paper gives the whole scene a cozy feeling. And the second card with silver on blue is very classy!!!

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  6. Two gorgeous cards Pat and I especially like the first one. I love stamping on Kraft card myself as the White always seems to pop. Your card is beautiful and I love the little Robin in the foreground. Wishing you a very ‘Happy New Year’ Pat and I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful creations in 2019. Crafty hugs, Sandra x

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