Wednesday 31 March 2021

Snowy Sunrise

Hi there.  Well I am rushing in again at the last minute with a card for the Rudolph Days Challenge run by Mo of Scraps of Life by Scrappymo.  I seem to be making a habit of last minute entries lately.  I made this card using a stamp set from Chocolate Baroque called Robin the Spruce and also a stamp set by the Colorado Crafty Company called Big and Bold Winter Wishes Snowflake.

I started with a piece of kraft card and stamped the wintry scene in Versafine Clair Nocturne ink and heat embossed it using WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder.  I then coloured it used my Derwent Inktense Pencils without any water for good coverage which isn't always easy on kraft card, especially the white.  I then matted this on to red card.  

I decided to use a 7" x 5" white card and stamped the snowflake with my Versamark and heat embossed it with WOW Bright White Opaque EP, which just gives a bit of extra interest on the base card, and then stamped one of the sentiments from the set again using the Nocturne ink and heat embossed it with the Clear Gloss EP.

Before I go I have a new follower called Ellen whose blog you will find here and I'm sure she would love you to give her a visit.

Thank you for dropping by today and I hope to see you again soon. 

I am also entering the following challenges:

The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - No. 91 Anything Christmas Goes.
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - No. 535 Anything Christmas Goes.
Addicted to Stamps and More - No. 402 Christmas.
Watercooler Wednesday Challenge - No. 312 All About Occasions.


Jenny L said...

Hi Pat,
Happy Rudolf Days.
I love that stamp used it's so lovely.
You have made an excellent job of colouring it too.
Love the scene it's so atmosphric and beautiful.
Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

Stamps and Paper said...

Afternoon Pat....your card is absolutely stunning, it looks like stain glass in parts..lovely winter scene


Viv said...

This is a lovely wintry scene Pat. You pencil colouring is beautiful. x

Aquarius said...

Some lovely colouring onto Kraft card, great stamp too

Ellen said...

Beautiful the colors!
Grtz Ellen

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

A stunning card Pat, I love it.

Sue xx

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Pat what a stunning card, beautiful scene and colouring, I love it, Kate x

Mac Mable said...

Great coverage with the pencils Pat, especially the snow hills. The base card looks wonderful and what a fabulous winter scene x.

Anonymous said...

A lovely and wintery Christmas card featuring a cute robin! thank you so much for playing along with the March Rudolph Days Challenge.
Linda, DT

Lindsey said...

Beautiful job colouring on the kraft background! Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!

Christine Alexander said...

I have this stamp set and love what you did with it. Awesome inspiration :)

Susan Renshaw said...

Lovely scene!
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Tristan said...

Gorgeous card Pat, looks just like a stained glass window. Thanks for joining us at WWC this fortnight. Tristan DT.

Cathy said...

This is such a lovely scene Pat and I love the vibrancy of the inktense pencils. Never used them without water! Thankyou for playing along at Watercooler Wednesday too, Cathy x

Marjan said...

I know what you mean with colouring with white on kraft, the pencil has to be a good one! I use a luminance pencil for that. You managed beautifully, good coverage! A lovely card Pat! The colours of the mat really enhance the colours of the colouring and the idea of the embssing on the white is nice! Have a good weekend!

Claudia's kaartjes said...

I love this one. This is cute. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge

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Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

A wonderful card Pat and as they say here in Yorkshire 'It's right up my street!' a great design and beautifully coloured x

Ros Crawford said...

It's beautiful... Like looking out of a window on winters day... Happy Easter!

MaryH said...

Just beautiful with the wonderful robin. I'm in awe of your pencil coloring too. This looks so good done on the kraft paper and the red matting really sets it off. The white stamping on that mat is subtle, not taking away from the focal image, just adding more texture. Just lovely! TFS & Hugs (plus a big Happy Bday too!)

Sally H said...

wow, wow, wow! What a gorgeous scene, Pat! I love it!

Liz said...

A beautiful card, Pat. I never think to stamp onto kraft, but a really like the effect on your card. It looks great with the red border against the white too. xx

TaeEun said...

I really love the warm feeling that the kraft paper gives. The pencil coloring on it looks soft and so beautiful!

Loll said...

AMAZING Christmas card Pat! Your winter scene is gorgeous! xx