Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Peaceful Snow

I'm back from vacation and happy to be checking out some challenges.  I made this card for the SCS CAS challenge (Sparkly Sentiments) and the Sparkle Creations Christmas Card Challenge.


For Sparkle Creations we were to be inspired by this photo:


I immediately thought of the old SU set "Solemn Stillness".  I stamped my tree in Versamark and heat embossed in white ep, then sponged around it with Distress inks (more blues than purple as I'm not a huge fan of purple).  I cut two layers of snow banks and added a bit of sponging to them.

Once the snow banks were glued on, I sprinkled with chunky white ep and heated from underneath.

I popped it up on a piece of fun foam and added a die cut sentiment, cut out of glitter cs.


I might come back and try one using the other Solemn Stillness stamp, and maybe even stretch myself and do it in purple!






Supplies:
Stamps - SU Solemn Stillness
Ink - Versamark, Memento Summer Sky, Distress Faded Jeans, Chipped Sapphire, and    Dusty Concord
Paper - Gina K white cs, pale blue glitter cs
Size - A2
Accessories - Impression Obsession peace sentiment die, white embossing powder, Stampendous chunky white embossing powder, fun foam

4 comments:

  1. Awesome card! Love that tree image. Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Challenges.

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  2. So pretty Susan. Love your blended sky and the chunky embossing powder snow. xx

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  3. What a pretty snowy tree, Susan! I love the purple mixed in with the blue in the sky! Very peaceful!

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  4. love it!!...just perfect for the sketch photo
    So glad you had a chance to get away.
    hugs mf!

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