Friday, 10 March 2017

People in the Snow

The SCS Christmas Card Challenge proposes an optional theme each month. I try to use it for at least a couple of my quota of 10 Christmas cards a month. I got a bit behind and never finished my February quota so just made two using the February theme of "people". So I have just done a couple for that (and to finish off my quota).

This first one makes me think of Vancouver's recent weather.  I was out for a walk with the dogs the other day in what can only be called a "slush blizzard" - it was sort of snowing but really it was slush falling out of the sky.  We came home totally soaked.  I really should have carried a huge umbrella like the children on this card:

Stamped, watercoloured with Zigs, added a bit of glitter, and popped the image up on fun foam.

While I had all those supplies out, I went on and used them with a different stamp, but also one with quite a vintage look:

Same basic technique as the first card - stamped, watercoloured with my Zigs, and finished off with a bit of glitter.

The sun has come out this morning and we're all hoping we've seen the last of the snow!

Stamps - Crafty Individuals image and Penny Black sentiment (card 1);
Inkadinkado (card 2)
Ink - Ranger Archival Jet Black
Paper - PTI cream cs, watercolour paper, black cs
Size - A2
Accessories - Zig watercolour markers, glitter, fun foam


  1. Such sweet cards, love that you focused the vivid colouring on the people.
    Beautifully done! Hugs xx

  2. Both your vintage style Christmas cards are so beautiful my friend. I love your Zig coloring and CAS style designs. TFS, Susan. We are having the 1st sun in ages today too. Even got some early Spring garden clean up done :-) Hugs...

  3. just love these sweet images, great colouring with the zig pens and they make for such pretty cards.

  4. Two beautiful cards, Susan. I love the bright colours of the zigs. I hope it's the last of the snow too!! Come on spring! xx

  5. I hope we haven't seen the last of the snow on your Christmas cards, Susan! Love how you've colored both of these!

  6. Beautiful coloring on these sweet Christmas images Susan! Julia xx


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