Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Snowy Peace

This week's Technique Lovers' Challenge over at SCS is "Let It Snow".  It calls for creating snow in some way (other than a stamped image of snow).

One of my favourite ways is using the chunky white Frantage embossing powder - sprinkling it on and then heating from underneath so that you don't blow it off the cardstock.


I started by stamping the tree in Versamark and heat embossing in white. Then I created a mask for the snowy ground and sponged around the tree with three shades of Distress inks. I removed the mask from the horizon and added it lower down so that I could lightly sponge a bit of a snowdrift.

Then used the chunky white frantage all over the panel.

I finished off by added die cut doves and a die cut sentiment, and popped the panel up on fun foam.

It's for my best friend who loves blue and white, and only likes Christmas cards that have a theme of "peace".





Supplies:
Stamps - SU Solemn Stillness tree
Ink - Distress Faded Jeans, Chipped Sapphire, and Dusty Concord; Versamark
Paper - white cs, pale blue glitter cs
Size - A2
Accessories - Memory Box small dove dies, Impression Obsession Peace die, Frantage Chunky White embossing powder, white embossing powder, fun foam



5 comments:

  1. Beautiful snowy sky and tree Susan. TFS my friend. Hugs, Nancy

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  2. Gorgeous card Susan. Love the sponged snowbanks, and the beautiful glitter from your PEACE sentiment and doves. The chunky frantage really is perfect for falling snow. I still have trouble with it blowing off even if I try to heat from underneath. :) xx

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  3. Very nice! Good hint about the frontage!

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  4. I love the doves and artsy tree against that pretty sky! I always get too much frantage and it looks like a blizzard! Yours is always so pretty!

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  5. I love seeing your cards with snow, I never think of using my fantagae. Awesome card.

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