I have had so much fun being part of the Splitcoast Staampers Creative Crew. For the past 4 months I have been challenged, went out of my comfort box, tried new techniques and have made some great friends along the way. Our theme this month was Winter Wonderland, which I love, and this is my first project. We had to make a card and then step it up for the second one. It is hard to tell in the picture that I have added Embossing Paste for the snow on the bottom and in the trees. I have also added a Rhinestone to the bow on the deer. The original card is below.
On this card I used Wink of Stella on the snow and trees. The pictures really don't show you how pretty they are in person. I also used sponges to do the coloring of the sky. I haven't done much sponging or using my brayer lately, but I did on these projects. I know remember why I love doing it so much.
To make this project you will need the following products:
Night of Navy Cardstock #100867
- cut at 4 1/4" x 11" score at 5 1/2"
Silver Foil Sheets #132178
- cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
Whisper White Cardstock #100370
- cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"
- cut one at 1 x 5 1/4"
Real Red Cardstock #102482
- scrap for the bow
I have a of tip for you on how to save on paper. When you go to cut out your deer, cut it out of the middle of your silver paper. You will be covering it up with the Whisper White cardstock, so no one will see it.
Did you notice how I changed the direction of my card? Usually when I cut my cardstock at this size you open it from the bottom, but this time you open it from the side. A little something different.
To do the coloring on the Whisper White cardstock, I first covered the whole piece of paper lightly with Soft Sky ink using my brayer. I then came in with my sponges and added Night of Navy ink using a sponge. If you notice, I only went around the edges and down to the top of the trees. I wanted to leave it lighter behind the trees to give it some dimension.
I next ripped my strip of white paper and added either Wink of Stella or Embossing Paste. To my Embossing Paste I added Dazzling Diamonds Glitter and mixed it up well. I then put it on my card. Oh my goodness, it sparkles just like the snow does in moonlight.
The look of this card brought back a lot of memories of my sister and I taking walks at night in the winter. I lived on a farm and there was all these open fields of snow and the moon shining on them. It was absolutely beautiful!
Thank you for stopping by today! I hope you have a terrific day and a wonderful December!
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