Sunday, 1 May 2016

Snowy Scene for Merry Monday


This week's Merry Monday challenge is "Let It Snow".




I created a background using the embossing folder stamping technique and various blue Distress inks.  I used the same Distress colours but the stains rather than the inks to paint the sky in my focal image.  I added some watercolour paints to the trees and cabin, then went over the snowy parts of the image with white Wink of Stella, and finished off by heat embossing with a sprinkling of white Frantage embossing powder.  It's popped up on fun foam to give it some dimension from the background.

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Supplies:
Stamps - Penny Black Christmas Cottage, Rubber Soul Let It Snow
Ink - Archival Jet Black, various blue Distress inks
Paper - cream and black cs, watercolour paper
Size - A2
Accessories - various blue Distress stains, watercolour paints, white Wink of Stella, fun foam, Stampendous white Frantage embossing powder, snowflake embossing folder



7 comments:

  1. I love the look of this pretty card...must try the monoprinting soon...

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  2. Love the background with this fantastic technique. It is quickly becoming one of my fav techniques to do! :) The scene is so pretty with the watercolouring and frantage for texture. xx

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  3. A beautiful background and a beautiful watercolor scene, Susan! Love that snow and the beautifully colored sky! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  4. Your background is so Gorgeous Susan! I love your beautifully painted Winter scene and all your mixed media elements. TFS all your details too. Hugs, e

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  6. Susan this is such a gorgeous scene, love the embossing folder stamping for the background.

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  7. Awesome Christmas card Susan, love the water colouring. Thanks for playing at Merry Monday.

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